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.
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.
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.
01 Jun 2011
Congress chief Sonia Gandhi has assured former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Uma Bharti for considering the issues raised during the ongoing ‘Samgra Ganga’ campaign. Meanwhile, BJP national president Nitin Gadkari has extended support to Bharti’s agitation for reviewing the construction of hydro-power projects on river Ganga and conservation of the Himalayas.
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.
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.
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.
21 Jul 2014
Lakhisarai: Ganga Jagran Rath, which took off from Rudraprayag carrying along a message of cleansing River Ganga, entered Lakhisarai district in Bihar on Sunday. The yatra will conclude at Ganga Sagar in West Bengal.
26 Aug 2016
Patna: RJD chief Lalu Prasad has come in for sharp criticism from opposition leaders for his 'Ganga at one's doorstep' remark while taking stock of the flood situation on the outskirts of the state capital two days ago. While talking to flood victims, Lalu had on August 23 said they (people) were lucky to have the Ganga coming to their doorstep as not everybody gets 'Gangajal' in his home.
19 Sep 2016
New Delhi: The Indian Navy on Sunday swung into action to help a sick Indian on board a merchant vessel in a Yemeni port after a tweet by one of his relatives to External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj.