10 Aug 2016
New Delhi: The Namami Gange programme is "atonement" for the pollution of the Ganga post-Independence, Union minister Uma Bharti said on Wednesday and appealed to MPs from constituencies along the river to help make the campaign successful.
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.
07 Dec 2015
New Delhi: Government is considering the need to draft a 'comprehensive' legislation for rejuvenation of river Ganga, Rajya Sabha was informed today.
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.
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.
25 Mar 2014
New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal, who reached Varanasi on Tuesday to hold a referendum on whether he should take on Bharatiya Janata Party’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, took a dip in holy river Ganga.
03 Mar 2014
Rishikesh: The Centre has established National Ganga River Basin Authority (NGRBA) and also halted work at Lohri Nagpal dam near Uttar Kashi as it is serious about cleaning holy river Ganga, Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde said.
28 Jul 2014
Kolkata: The Ganga Jagran Yatra which started a month back from Haridwar in Uttarakhand culminated in Kolkata on Sunday. The ‘rath’, in the past 30 days, covered more than 1,000 kilometres in five states and carried the message of rejuvenating River Ganga.
19 Mar 2015
New Delhi: A question by a BJP MP in the Lok Sabha about the origins of Ganga and the "effects" of bathing in it left many members amused today as the minister quoted a legend to say that King Bhagirath had brought it.
13 Aug 2014
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday took a stinging jibe at Narendra Modi-led NDA government for showing no urgency to clean River Ganga, saying that the ruling dispensation’s priorities lies somewhere else.