13 Mar 2013
Activists heading the Yamuna Bachao Andolan have threatened to sit on an indefinite fast from Wednesday if the government failed to release more water into the river.
14 May 2015
New Delhi: A Delhi court on Thursday asked the Narmada Bachao Andolan (NBA) activist Medha Patkar and the head of an Ahmedabad-based NGO, who have filed three cross defamation cases against each other, to reach a compromise and referred the matters to the mediation centre.
21 Apr 2015
Khandwa: With the agitation against raising Omkareshwar dam water level here in Madhya Pradesh continuing for the 11th day on Tuesday, the condition of protestors who are squatting in the river has worsened.
18 Apr 2015
Mathura: A Jat group on Friday warned that they would "block" basic supplies like milk, water, and power to Delhi unless the Centre restores reservation for them under OBC quota which was set aside by the Supreme Court in March this year.
14 Mar 2013
With the official announcement that an additional 250 cusecs of water would be released into the Yamuna through a new canal from Hathini Kund in Haryana, the 'save Yamuna' marchers had a reason to celebrate on Thursday.
21 May 2015
New Delhi: In a first, a Mirage 2000 fighter aircraft of the Indian Air Force (IAF) on Thursday successfully landed on the Yamuna Expressway near Mathura as part of trials to use national highways for emergency landing. The aircraft landed at about 6:40 AM, senior IAF officers said, adding that the force has plans to activate more such stretches on highways in the future.
07 Jan 2015
New Delhi: Visitors to Rashtrapati Bhavan will now be able to get a glimpse of the Nobel Peace Prize received by child rights activist Kailash Satyarthi, who dedicated the honour to the nation by presenting his medal to President Pranab Mukherjee here on Wednesday.
11 Dec 2014
Washington: World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim on Wednesday said the joint winners of Nobel Peace Prize awards, Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi, have inspired people across the world with their courageous efforts.
02 Apr 2015
New Delhi: Differences of opinion among the members of a panel set up to decide on the 'Environmental Flow' in Yamuna river has forced the Ministry of Water Resources to ask them to arrive at a consensus so that their report can be submitted to another body set up by the National Green Tribunal (NGT).
10 Oct 2014
Vidisha: As news of Bachpan Bachao Andolan activist Kailash Satyarthi getting the Nobel Peace Prize reached his hometown here on Friday, celebrations broke out with people distributing sweets and bursting firecrackers.