By going through the factors responsible for the failure of Ganga Action Plan (GAP), the parliamentary standing committee on science and technology, environment and forests has doubts if the Prime

The Allahabad High Court on Tuesday asked the Varanasi Nagar Nigam and other authorities to provide instructions within 15 days to disclose aims and objects behind constructions of multi- storeyed

Even as the fog receded in most parts of Uttar Pradesh Monday, 26 people have died in the last 24 hours because of the extreme cold, officials said.

The holy Ganga is a poisonous river today.

The holy Ganga is a poisonous river today.

Despite efforts and “huge investments”, pollution level in Ganga and Yamuna continues to increase unabated, a Parliamentary panel on Friday said and slammed the environment ministry for only adopting an “engineering centric” approach to deal with the situation.

The standing committee on environment and forest in its latest report on demands for grants (2012-13) of the environment ministry said, “The quality of Ganga water is going down day by day.”

Environmental activists Monday threatened to take to the streets if the government did not come out with “concrete measures” to save the “dying” Ganga by May 20.

NEW DELHI: In damage control mode, the prime minister on Tuesday sent Union coal minister Sriprakash Jaiswal to placate the fasting G D Agrawal, a retired professor of IIT Kanpur who recently 'embr

The CBI on Thursday registered three cases relating to alleged irregularities in the NRHM funds in Uttar Pradesh to the tune of Rs 250 crore.

A field experiment was conducted during 2003-04 and 2004-05 at Research Farm, BHU, Varanasi, U.P. to study the effect of various sources (farm yard manure, vermicompost and poultry manure) and rates of organic manures on yield, quality of produce, soil quality and economics of rice-table-pea-onion cropping sequence.