04 Dec 2015
Agra:In a novel protest to highlight the pollution in Yamuna river, the city activists rowed a boat in the 'dry' river. The activists lamented that despite tall promises, nothing had been done for one of the holiest Indian rivers, which remains highly polluted and dry for most part of the year.
06 Aug 2014
Agra: The central government has promised action to contain pollution of the Yamuna river and restore its past glory. Union Minister for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Uma Bharti said this to a delegation of social activists led by Ram Shankar Katheria, the BJP's Lok Sabha member from Agra.
03 May 2016
New Delhi: The Delhi Jal Board (DJB) was today taken to task over construction of a sewage treatment plant by the National Green Tribunal which warned its officials not to play a "smart game" on the issue concerning pollution in river Yamuna.
23 Mar 2015
New Delhi: The government has promised to bring the Yamuna under the Environment Protection Act within two months to ensure "free flow of the river".
02 Sep 2014
Mathura: Union Minister Uma Bharti on Tuesday said some states are trying to create water dispute although she asserted that Uttar Pradesh would get its share of water.
06 Sep 2014
New Delhi: Delhi Jal Board on Friday started the trial run of the interceptor sewage project aimed at checking pollution of Yamuna.
05 Jun 2014
Agra: India's tourism icon and a symbol of earthly love, the 17th century white marble mausoleum, the Taj Mahal, is a victim of both nature and man. If the monument looks sick and pale to visitors, the reason is the dry and heavily polluted Yamuna that once formed an integral part of the Taj Mahal complex.
09 Nov 2012
The Supreme Court on Friday asked the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) and Delhi Jal Board (DJB) to conduct a joint inspection on rising pollution level in Yamuna River in the national capital and NCR region.
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.
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.