Indiscriminate mining in violation of the environment laws has increased manifold in the river belt of Sutlej in the district during the past few weeks.

Water level in the Sutlej has increased to an alarming situation in the Moga district due to heavy rainfall in the catchments areas.

The state-level environment impact assessment authority of the Ministry of Environment and Forests has recommended its expert appraisal committee to grant environmental clearance to the Municipal C

The Punjab government had come out with a legislation to tackle the menace of stubble burning in the state a few years ago. But it failed to yield the desired results.

Panic gripped a Dalit locality at Rania village in Moga district on Thursday after a large number of people fell ill due to suspected diarrhoea outbreak and viral infection.

Environmental issues have largely been ignored in the Lok Sabha election campaign in Punjab at a time when the adverse impact of water pollution on people’s health manifests in the significant incr

Small and marginal farmers in this district are going back to the old days of environment-friendly manual harvesting of wheat to reap the benefits: dry fodder for cattle and assorting the best grai

Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today again advocated Riparian Laws to solve the interstate river water dispute. He reiterated that the SAD would oppose the interlinking of rivers.

Fake sand weighing slips seized

The police crackdown on the sand mafia operating in Moga and Ferozepur has failed to achieve its goal as the illegal activity continues unabated in these districts. Over the last few weeks, more than 50 criminal cases have been registered against those indulging in illegal sand mining in the area.

Moga district was once declared dark zone of state

Heavy rainfall and late sowing of paddy for the past five years has helped reduce the rapid depletion of groundwater in Moga district that was once declared as a dark zone of Punjab by the Central Ground Water Board.