Compliance Report of the Chief Secretary, Government of Uttar Pradesh in O.A. No. 116 of 2014 with O.A. No. 437 of 2015 in the matter of Meera Shukla Vs Municipal Corporation Gorakhpur & Others on control of pollution in river Gomti.

LUCKNOW: Amid the chanting of mantras, Lord Ganesha went under the Gomti waters on Sunday. That marked the culmination of 10-day festivity of Ganesh Chaturthi.

The CAG report which studied the pollution levels in Lucknow and Varanasi from 2011 to 2015 has revealed that the Gomti river is more polluted than the Ganga.

The Gomti river in Lucknow is even more polluted than the Ganga in Varanasi, a CAG report has revealed.

Lucknow: A picture is worth a thousand words.

KANPUR: The state forest department along with WWF will commence the census of the Indo-Gangetic dolphins in Ganga from Monday.

LUCKNOW: The extensive dredging in Gomti for several months has led to dried silt being dumped on roads. This daily litters nearby roads, making driving difficult for two- and four-wheelers.

The law and policy frameworks for allocation or reallocation of water to different uses, or within a category of use, remain underdeveloped in India. This paper intends providing a starting point for a conversation on the law and policy dimensions of inter-sectoral water allocation. Focusing on a specific inter-sectoral water allocation conflict in Rajsamand District, Rajasthan, it illustrates gaps in the existing law and policy frameworks and highlights multiple issues that need to be addressed.

LUCKNOW: Another historical structure has surfaced from the depth of Gomti.

The state government has extensive plans for Gomti's channelization and riverfront development but the environment experts are more concerned about constantly shrinking river-flow.