The permission to allow mining in Bishanpur and Bhogpur areas of Haridwar district after three days of an announcement regarding its closure has once again stirred a hornet's nest.

Illegal mining continues in many areas in Haridwar, despite a National Green Tribunal (NGT) order banning such activity.

In a move seen as a big boost to those fighting against illegal mining, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Wednesday directed the Uttarakhand government as well as the ministry of environment and

HARIDWAR: Matri Sadan's Swami Shivanand on Tuesday went ahead with his threat, which he made on Sunday, to sit on an indefinite hunger strike against mining along the Ganga.

Acting on an Uttarakhand Pollution Control Board (UPCB) report, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has formed a technical monitoring committee to conduct a survey into untreated sewage waste being d

A follower of Matri Sadan, Atmabodhan, began an indefinite hunger-strike here on Thursday demanding action to end the illegal mining and stone crushing operations along Ganga in Haridwar district.

The Shyampur range of the Haridwar forest division, which should ideally be conserved, has turned into a dumping ground. Garbage from the entire Haridwar town is dumped here.

HARIDWAR: After activists against environmental degradation and some spiritual leaders took up the matter of the large scale of illegal sand quarrying on the Ganga riverbed, the Haridwar district a

Canal blocking an exercise in futility; no repairs, no cleaning

The annual Ganga canal closure, from its inception source at Bhagirathi Bindu, near Har-ki-Pauri, and the Mayapur Ganga canal dam till the end point in Kanpur, is usually opposed by saints and teer