Privatisation of garbage collection leaves the waste pickers, already on the fringes of society, vulnerable to exploitation.

BJP leader Uma Bharti will start her

The groundwater is being poisoned and these toxic wastes are spreading to all parts of city

There is a high amount of toxic chemicals, especially chromium compounds, in Ghaziabad's groundwater, the only source of drinking water in the township, an NGO claimed today and rejected the local pollution control office's assertion that remedial measures were under way.

Industrial effluents are bein

Experts say melting of glaciers submerging Islands where the bird Lays Eggs
Ghaziabad: Experts have attributed the decline in the population of the exotic skimmer bird to global warming. The rise in temperature is responsible for the increased melting of glaciers that sends a spurt of water into the Ganga, submerging the islands and sandy pits where the bird lays its eggs.

Ghaziabad: Environmentalists are up in arms over a bridge being built over Hindon that has forced the river to change its course. They say blocking the river

Rains brought down the mercury for the second consecutive day in North India, even as dust storms and lightning claimed 25 lives in four states.

Ghaziabad: The next killing fields in the land acquisition battle in western Uttar Pradesh may well be Sadarpur village in Ghaziabad where farmers have ploughed some of the about 12,500 acres of agricultural land acquired by the Ghaziabad Development Authority for private housing.

This was a protest by hundreds of farmers in Sadarpur village, located in the heart of the city in the Ghaziaba

Lucknow The success of the Yamuna Expressway project has made the Uttar Pradesh government chary of investing in the centrally-sponsored Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor Development Corporation (DMICDC) proposal to develop a similar region east of its own project.

This is the opposite of what other state governments in the region including Haryana and Rajasthan intend to do as they push for lar

LUCKNOW: Exponential industrial growth and proximity to New Delhi appear to be two major reasons for Gautam Budh Nagar and Ghaziabad emerging as UP's two most sought-after districts.

According to the provisional population totals of Uttar Pradesh released by the Directorate of Census Operations in UP on Tuesday, both the districts have shown the largest percentage decadal growth in population t