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".
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).
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.
07 Sep 2016
Bangalore: Continuing their protests against the Supreme Court's direction for releasing Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu, a farmer in Mandya on Wednesday attempted to commit suicide. Karnataka, in compliance with the top court's direction, on Wednesday morning released Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu. As soon as the news spread, protesters intensified the agitation.
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 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.
03 May 2016
New Delhi: The Delhi Jal Board (DJB) was today taken to task over construction of a sewage treatment plant by the National Green Tribunal which warned its officials not to play a "smart game" on the issue concerning pollution in river Yamuna.
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.
19 Jul 2016
New Delhi: The water level in the Yamuna in Delhi has crossed the warning level due to discharge of water from a barrage in Haryana even as the Delhi government has deployed several motor boats to evacuate riverside dwellers.