30 May 2012
Activists of Ganga Mahasabha, an organization spearheading movement for preservation of the river Ganga in the country, on Wednesday demanded enactment of a law to penalise people for making the river filthy.
07 Dec 2015
New Delhi: Noting 'definite negligence' and 'intentional lack of will' on the part of all authorities, the National Green Tribunal today imposed a cost of Rs 5 lakh on the Railways for failure to keep tracks and platforms in New Delhi clean.
25 Feb 2016
Patna: Asking officials to keep the capital clean, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said he often faces embarrassment when VVIPs tell him about the garbage here and such remarks belittle the work done by the state government.
30 Jul 2015
New Delhi: Cleaning of river Ganga is expected to be completed by 2020, by which time desired results of initiatives taken up for the purpose will be visible, the government has said.
23 Jun 2016
Kanpur: Clicking a selfie turned out to be fatal for a youth as well as six of his friends, who drowned in the Ganga today while trying to save one another, police said.
28 Apr 2016
New Delhi: Government today exuded confidence in Lok Sabha that Ganga would be cleaned by July 2018 and said the return of aqua life in the river would be the biggest benchmark to prove that it has been rejuvenated and efforts towards its cleansing have succeeded.
16 Nov 2015
New Delhi: The Centre today assured to conduct a comprehensive research for establishing the medicinal benefits of Ganga river and its related health impact on crores of people taking dip in the holy river.
13 Apr 2016
New Delhi: India today joined hands with Germany to attain "pristine" status of Ganga by adopting river basin management strategies used for cleansing rivers like Rhine and Danube of pollutants.
16 Nov 2012
Hundreds of people took to the streets and blocked roads in Patna on Wednesday to protest against the pathetic condition of the 'ghats' along river Ganges ahead of Chhath the most popular Hindu festival in the state, police said.
24 Jun 2015
New Delhi: The Centre has launched a mobile application, where the public can upload pictures of pollution sources of the Ganga river for further action by the authorities concerned.