18 Dec 2015
New Delhi: Organic pollution is the predominant cause of water pollution across 2,500 locations which were monitored across the country, the government today said.
19 Oct 2016
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday retained its direction to Karnataka to release 2000 cusecs of Cauvery water per day to Tamil Nadu.
20 Feb 2015
Suratgarh: Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje raised the issue of polluted water coming in Indira Gandhi Canal in the state and urged her Punjab counterpart Prakash Singh Badal to look into the issue.
26 Sep 2016
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi chaired a meeting to review the Indus Water treaty with Pakistan amidst heightened tension between the two countries. National Security Advisor Ajit Doval, Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar, the Water Resources Secretary, and senior PMO officials are present at the meeting.
19 Sep 2016
New Delhi: The Cauvery Supervisory Committee is meeting on Monday to decide on the quantum of the river water to be released to Tamil Nadu and other states by Karnataka.
18 Nov 2014
New Delhi: A high-level committee formed to review green laws has recommended reduction of role of inspectors in approving plans and monitoring air and water pollution. The panel formed in August this year, submitted its recommendation report to Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Tuesday and said that they have suggested measures to preserve the environment but at the same time make development much easier.
17 Sep 2014
Puducherry: AINRC MLA Ashok Anand on Tuesday called upon the administration to take immediate steps to prevent chemical industries from "indiscriminately discharging industrial effluents" considering the safety of sub soil water in the neighbouring coastal village of Kalapet.
15 Dec 2014
Sonapyrdi (Meghalaya): Two rivers flowing towards Bangladesh in eastern Meghalaya have turned blue apparently due to "high acid" content leading to demand from environment activists to take immediate action to check pollution.
22 Sep 2016
Bengaluru: The Karnataka government on Thursday decided to defer release of 6,000 cusecs of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu till September 23, when a special session of the state legislature would take a decision on the Supreme Court direction.
26 Sep 2016
New Delhi: There were unconfirmed reports on Sunday night that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called a meeting on Monday on India-Pakistan Indus water treaty.