23 Mar 2015
New Delhi: The government has promised to bring the Yamuna under the Environment Protection Act within two months to ensure "free flow of the river".
04 Dec 2015
Agra:In a novel protest to highlight the pollution in Yamuna river, the city activists rowed a boat in the 'dry' river. The activists lamented that despite tall promises, nothing had been done for one of the holiest Indian rivers, which remains highly polluted and dry for most part of the year.
08 Jun 2011
In the past three decades, Yamuna River has receded into a drain carrying large scale pollutants. A major reason behind the depleting level of the river has been the soaring pollution level. Originated as a small stream from Yamunotri, River Yamuna stretches to a distance of 1,375 kilometres before merging into River Ganga at Sangam of Allahabad.
23 Apr 2012
What has come as most surprising that despite more than Rs 1, 300 crore being spent for 19 years on several Yamuna cleaning projects outcome has remained nothing. This is a startling revelation made by the Comptroller and Auditor General of India.
17 Aug 2016
New Delhi: Sri Sri Ravi Shankar’s ‘World Culture Festival’ has ‘completely destroyed’ the Yamuna riverbed, a panel of experts has told the National Green Tribunal (NGT).
17 Mar 2015
Mathura: Spiritual leaders and activists who are taking part in the 'Yamuna Muktikaran Yatra' on Monday rejected Union minister Uma Bharati's plea to them to suspend the march.
14 Mar 2012
Large parts of the National Capital, especially central and southern part of the city experienced water shortage after the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) shut down two water treatment plants due to high pollution level in the Yamuna river on Tuesday.
11 Dec 2015
New Delhi: Antibiotics was found in Yamuna's water samples during tests conducted by the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Lok Sabha was informed yesterday.
06 Aug 2014
Agra: The central government has promised action to contain pollution of the Yamuna river and restore its past glory. Union Minister for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Uma Bharti said this to a delegation of social activists led by Ram Shankar Katheria, the BJP's Lok Sabha member from Agra.
13 Jan 2015
New Delhi: Cracking the whip on those polluting Yamuna, the National Green Tribunal on Tuesday passed a slew of directions including a fine of Rs 5,000 on individuals spotted throwing waste or religious items in the river as it unveiled a plan for its restoration.