Cloud burst causes havoc in Uttarkashi

 Rains continued to wreck havoc in Uttarakhand on Thursday as destruction was reported from two villages after a cloud burst in Yamuna and Ganga valleys.

Jul 28, 2016, 10:20 AM IST

Water released from Haryana in Yamuna may make river cross danger mark

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Jul 19, 2016, 13:02 PM IST

Yamuna's pathetic condition angers devotees on Ganga Dussehra

Ganga Dussehra, symbolising the peaking of summer "and the birth of the holy Ganges as it descended from heavens this day.

Jun 14, 2016, 14:18 PM IST

We haven't damaged Yamuna floodplain's ecology: Art of Living

On March 9, the NGT refused to prohibit the holding of the World Culture Festival on Yamuna floodplain, but slapped an environment compensation.

Jun 06, 2016, 20:30 PM IST

Sutlej-Yamuna canal issue: SAD to hold protest rallies against Kejriwal

All leaders and workers of the Shiromani Akali Dal will participate in the protest rallies at district headquarters on April 12, party president Sukhbir Badal said.

Apr 09, 2016, 18:40 PM IST

Art of Living denies causing damage to river Yamuna

The Art of Living Foundation (AOL), an international humanitarian organisation, and the organiser of the controversial World Culture Festival, has denied allegations of violating environmental laws during preparations at World Culture Fest site on the Yamuna floodplains in Delhi.

Apr 09, 2016, 10:46 AM IST

Art of Living begins cleaning up World Culture Fest venue

Over 100 volunteers on Monday started dismantling and cleaning the area on the Yamuna river bank where the three-day Art of Living World Culture Festival was held amid controversy that it caused ecological damage.

Mar 15, 2016, 00:56 AM IST

BJP leaders slam critics for opposing Art of Living's World Culture Festival

BJP president Amit Shah said what India tried to connect with the world through trade and business, Sri Sri did through culture.

Mar 13, 2016, 23:07 PM IST

'Sri Sri conveyed message of Indian spirituality, heritage to world'

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj lauded Sri Sri Ravi Shankar on Saturday for conveying the message of "Indian spirituality and heritage" to the world.

Mar 13, 2016, 01:22 AM IST

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's World Culture Festival: Day 2 schedule

Art of Living founder Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's extravaganza event 'World Culture Festival', which kicked-started on Friday, was attended by thousands of people and Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Mar 12, 2016, 09:06 AM IST

Foreign nationals, including 80 from Pak, enjoy AOL fest

The Art of Living event today drew people from across the world, including over 80 people from Pakistan, who sought to "spread peace and love".

Mar 12, 2016, 00:45 AM IST

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's 'blessings' brought Kejriwal, PM together: Congress

In a left-handed compliment, Congress on Friday said Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's "blessings" have found the Prime Minister and Delhi Chief Minister on the same page backing the Art of Living event despite the "ecological disaster" on the floodplains of Yamuna.

Mar 11, 2016, 23:35 PM IST

At least Rs 120 crore needed to restore Yamuna floodplain: Expert panel

The committee had stated that the area has been cleared of all natural vegetation and the event would leave a "permanent footprint" on the floodplains of the Yamuna.

Mar 11, 2016, 21:34 PM IST

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar addresses 'World Culture Festival', says 'yes, it's private party - with whole world invited'

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's mega 'World Cultural festival' kick started on Friday.

Mar 11, 2016, 19:02 PM IST

All set for Sri Sri's World Culture Fest as AOL agrees to pay fine, deposits Rs 25 lakhs

The AOL has deposited Rs 25 lakhs today and the balance Rs 4.75 crores will be paid within three weeks.

Mar 11, 2016, 13:20 PM IST

NGT takes strong exception to Sri Sri's remarks as AOL says it can't pay Rs 5 cr fine today

PTI reported that the AOL said in the application it is a charitable organisation and that it is difficult for it to generate Rs 5 crores in a short period.

Mar 11, 2016, 12:04 PM IST

Rain may turn Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's World Culture Festival into damp squib

The three-day World Culture Festival, organised by Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's Art of Living, commences today.

Mar 11, 2016, 08:56 AM IST

Won't pay fine imposed by NGT; ready to go to jail: Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

The NGT on Wednesday imposed a fine of Rs 5 crore on AOL as environmental compensation while clearing the decks for its three-day cultural extravaganza.

Mar 10, 2016, 15:40 PM IST

After Pranab Mukherjee, Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe pulls out of Sri Sri's event

In another blow to spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's Art of Living (AoL) event, Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe has pulled out of the event after organisers acknowledged shortcomings in security arrangements.

Mar 10, 2016, 14:38 PM IST

NGT threatens to withdraw permission for Culture Fest if Art of Living fails to pay fine by 4 pm

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar insisted on Thursday that they have done nothing wrong by organising the mega festival near Yamuna river.

Mar 10, 2016, 14:07 PM IST