Question raised in Rajya Sabha on water quality of Ganga, 08/12/2014.

Allahabad And Varanasi Among The Chosen Districts

Savitri Rai winces as she recounts how police beat her when she protested against groundwater extraction at a Coca-Cola Co. (KO) plant near her farm in India.

Coca-Cola has been labelled a 'shameless and unethical company' after being forced to abandon a new $25m bottling plant in northern India because it was extracting too much groundwater.

Plans to construct 16 dams from Varanasi to Hooghly will convert river into 16 ponds

In India, nothing encapsulates the failure of governance more than the unforgivable abuse of the Ganga, its largest and most vital source of freshwater.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's constituency Varanasi is on the verge of a major Japanese encephalitis (JE) outbreak owing to its burgeoning pig population and scores of piggeries owned by more than

Coca Cola has received some relief from the National Green Tribunal, which has passed an interim stay on the UP pollution board’s order to shut down its plant in Mehdiganj, near Varanasi.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Principal Bench, New Delhi) in the matter of M/s Hindustan Coca- Cola Beverages Pvt. Ltd. v/s U.P Pollution Control Board. dated 20/06/2014. This appeal challenges an order of closure of the
Appellant unit Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages Pvt. Ltd., Varanasi dated 06-06-2014 following a show cause notice on 23rd May, 2014. The Tribunal has noted "so far as the industry which has also existed the Tribunal, is unable to

Authorities in northern India have ordered the closure of a Coca-Cola bottling plant at the centre of protests that it is extracting too much groundwater, an official said Wednesday.