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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
28 Nov 2014
Bhopal: The toxic waste after the Bhopal Gas tragedy lying at the Union Carbide plant here is still awaiting disposal, even after 29 years of the world's worst industrial disaster, amid concerns of air and water pollution.
21 Jul 2014
Mumbai: The process of "cement plugging" the leak of high pressure inflammable gas began, a day after it was reported at an oil rig of state-owned ONGC at Bombay High off the Mumbai coast, even as inclement weather was hampering the operation.
12 Jul 2012
Use of fertilisers has no direct link with the presence of uranium in the underground water in Punjab, a top nuclear official said.
28 Sep 2012
The Mathura oil refinery has been cautioned against polluting the Keitham Lake (Soor Sarovar), which supports a bird sanctuary, on the Delhi-Agra national highway, according to an official.
13 Mar 2013
In what appears to be a mismanagement of Delhi Jal Board (DJB), untreated sewage water is being disposed off in the river as it does not reach to sewer treatment plants for recycling despite huge money being spent on the cleaning Yamuna.