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.
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.
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.
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.
14 May 2012
Activists working for the Ganga river conservation on Monday threatened to launch a massive campaign from Varanasi on May 21 if the government failed to take effective steps in this direction.
24 Nov 2011
Raising his voice for complete ban on mining around the banks of River Ganga, Swami Sivananda Saraswati will sit on fast from Friday. The Ganga Mahasabha Banaras has also extended its support to Swami for the cause.
16 Mar 2012
Swami Gyan Swarup Sanand, who is on a fast demanding conservation of the holy river Ganga, has warned the Centre that if it does not look into his demands, he will pull out the life saving drip on Saturday.
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.
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.