Increased water volume will reduce pollution, but plans to augment river flow miss deadlines

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Ajay Pandey & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 24/05/2019 regarding illegal sand mining taking place on the river bed between Etawah and Jalaun District including Auraiya District, Uttar Pradesh. According to the applicants, illegal sand mining is taking place in the river Yamuna and its four tributaries namely Chambal, Kwari, Sindh and Pahuj which merge in Yamuna in the area called Panchnad by using JCB and other machines.

On International Biodiversity Day, Environment department of Delhi University organised a workshop to educate Delhiites about ecosystem across the world.

How an age old misconception about the Chambal saved it from pollution.

AGRA: In an innovative and artistic way to motivate people on keeping Yamuna clean, a group of foreigners from different South American countries have collectively built a 2.5-metre-tall statue of

Report of the Joint Inspection Team in the matter of Uma Shankar Patwa Vs Union of India in compliance of order dated 11/03/2019 regarding demarcation of Yamuna river floodplain in Agra and the construction in it. 

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Nagar Palika Parishad, Vrindavan & Others Vs Madhumangal Shukla & Others dated 22/04/2019 regarding unregulated dumping of municipal solid waste on the flood plain area of river Yamuna. The municipal solid waste as well as plastic waste being burnt is causing environmental hazard in the area of Vrindavan city. The case was filed for the compliance of orders passed by the NGT from 2016 to 2017 in the issue.

The Haryana State Pollution Control Board (HSPCB) will soon file a case in the special environment court, Kurukshetra, against those involved in illegal mining in Tajewala village of Yamunanagar di

CHANDIGARH: The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has directed Haryana to close down 50 industrial units directly releasing effluents into Yamuna.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of The State of Rajasthan Vs Union of India & Others dated 12/04/2019 regarding diversion of Beas water for Sidhmukh Nohar Project.

Some of the issues framed by the SC are the following: