Merely months into the Narendra Modi regime, a cherished Sangh Parivar project is being reactivated-the quest for the long-lost Saraswati river, venerated in Vedic texts.

Indore : National Green Tribunal ( NGT) has instructed Indore Municipal Corporation to remove garbage and debris from the riverbed of Khan before November 15 and submit a report with photographs of

National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Wednesday has directed to develop green belt along the Khan and Saraswati rivers on lines with Thames river in London or Sabarmati river front in Ahemedabad, Mula o

Top forest official asks State to challenge MoEF report

The Congress government in Haryana is contemplating taking the Centre to court for recommending CBI investigation against officials and politicians named in an Environment Ministry inquiry report on forestry scams highlighted by whistleblower-IFS officer Sanjiv Chaturvedi.

After several pleas fail to move neighbouring state, PPCB to take it up with central board

Unable to check Haryana’s industrial units from releasing their toxic waste into the Saraswati drain in Punjab, the Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) has decided to strongly take up the matter with the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB).

Increasing human activities are augmenting the risk of natural disasters in the ecologically sensitive region of Kedarnath, which was washed away by the floods triggered by a cloudburst in June, a

ALLAHABAD: Ganga is not just a river but it has acquired the status of a goddess and regarded as the cradle of Indian civilisation, said vice-chancellor of Maharshi Visvavidyalaya, West Indies, Swami Brahmaswaroopji Maharaj while visiting the Ganga gallery in the Mela area on Thursday.

The VC said the river is getting polluted day by day because of industrial waste. Many industries are situated along the rivers across the world but those rivers are not as polluted as the Ganga. "After visiting the exhibition I have understood the root cause of pollution in the Ganga," said Swami Brahmaswaroopji.

On the eve of the first ritual bath of Mahakumbh, which started over a week ago, a group of pilgrims from Bangalore spot a body in the Ganga where it meets the Yamuna and the mythical Saraswati.

“It was a grim sight ahead of the Mahakumbh. We looked the other way. What could we do?” said Santosh Lal, on her third Kumbh visit. Another body was fished out of the river at another spot the same day.

Decline In Monsoon Weakened River Dynamics, Leading To Collapse

Amid growing clamour to protect the Ganga, Union Minister Jayanthi Natarajan on Sunday said the Centre was committed to saving the river and has sanctioned projects worth more than Rs. 2,500 crore for the purpose.

"The Centre is leaving no stone unturned to ensure a clean Ganga. Projects worth Rs. 2,677 crore have already been sanctioned for the purpose. Of these projects, Rs. 1,342 crore has been earmarked for setting up of sewage treatment plants and other related works in Uttar Pradesh," Natarajan said.

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