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  • On Jyotiraditya Scindia Row, Speaker's Emotional Comment In Parliament: 10 Points

    On Jyotiraditya Scindia Row, Speaker's Emotional Comment In Parliament: 10 Points

    Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan today took some moments in parliament to clarify that a controversy involving Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia - in which he has demanded a public apology from two BJP parliamentarians - was the result of a mistake by her office. Mr Scindia, a Congress MP from Madhya Pradesh, has accused the BJP's Virender Kuma...

  • Cleaning Of Ganga A Challenge, Results Will Show in 2018, Says Uma Bharti

    Cleaning Of Ganga A Challenge, Results Will Show in 2018, Says Uma Bharti

    Work on a new Ganga law to lay down guidelines for cleaning the holy river and implement the 'Namami Gange' programme is underway and will be shared with the states before tabling it in Parliament, the government told the Rajya Sabha today.

  • Green Court Shifts Focus On Phase-II Of Ganga Rejuvenation

    Green Court Shifts Focus On Phase-II Of Ganga Rejuvenation

    After passing a slew of measures to rejuvenate the Ganga between Haridwar and Unnao, the National Green Tribunal has now shifted focus to clean the next stretch of the river passing through Allahabad and Varanasi.

  • Move Tanneries, Set Guidelines For Ganga's Ghats, Uttar Pradesh Is Told

    Move Tanneries, Set Guidelines For Ganga's <i>Ghats</i>, Uttar Pradesh Is Told

    In its latest move to protect the Ganga river, the country's top green court has banned the dumping of any kind of waste within 500 metres of the river's edge; anyone caught littering the river will be charged Rs 50,000. It has also instructed the government of Uttar Pradesh to move polluting tanneries and to set up guidelines - along with the hill...

  • No, Ganga And Yamuna Are Not Living Entities, Says Supreme Court

    No, Ganga And Yamuna Are Not Living Entities, Says Supreme Court

    The Yamuna and Ganga are not to be considered living entities, said the Supreme Court today, cancelling an earlier verdict that gave the rivers the same legal rights as a person.

  • Lalu Yadav Is 70 Years Old? Nitish Kumar Doesn't Quite Agree

    Lalu Yadav Is 70 Years Old? Nitish Kumar Doesn't Quite Agree

    The up-again-down-again relationship between Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and alliance partner Lalu Yadav took a definite upturn as the veteran RJD leader celebrated his 70th birthday today.

  • On Camera: UP Water Minister By Side, BJP Lawmaker Tosses Bottle In River

    On Camera: UP Water Minister By Side, BJP Lawmaker Tosses Bottle In River

    Uttar Pradesh's Water Resources Minister Dharampal Singh knows his job pretty well and can speak confidently into the camera on how it is so important to keep the rivers clean. And he does, minutes after accompanying BJP lawmaker tossed a plastic water bottle into Saryu river.

  • Quality Of Water In Major Rivers Across UP Not As Per Norms: Government Audit

    Quality Of Water In Major Rivers Across UP Not As Per Norms: Government Audit

    The water quality of major rivers and water bodies in Uttar Pradesh is not as per the norms and the main reason for this is inadequate sewage and industrial effluent treatment facilities in the state, a CAG report said.

  • Narmada River To Be Granted Status Of 'Living Human Entity'

    Narmada River To Be Granted Status Of 'Living Human Entity'

    The Madhya Pradesh Cabinet today gave an in-principle nod to granting the status of "living human entity" to Narmada river, over a month after the Uttarakhand High Court accorded the status to the Ganga and Yamuna rivers.

  • Ganga Receives 1st Legal Notice After Getting Human Status

    Ganga Receives 1st Legal Notice After Getting Human Status

    After being accorded human status recently, river Ganga received its first legal notice from the Uttarakhand High Court today asking it to explain why its land was given for construction of a trenching ground.

  • The First Underwater Tunnel To Run Beneath The Ganga, 1.7 Kms Long

    The First Underwater Tunnel To Run Beneath The Ganga, 1.7 Kms Long

    The Kolkata Metro will be the first project in India to have an underwater tunnel. The construction of the tunnel, which will run under the river Ganga, has already started. It is part of the Kolkata Metro's east-west corridor. Visiting the site, Union Minister Babul Supriyo said, "this is the first such project in the country. Building a tunnel un...

  • Ganga Tunnel Of East West Metro To Be The Country's First

    Ganga Tunnel Of East West Metro To Be The Country's First

    The underwater tunnel of East-West Metro Corridor Project here, built below the Ganga river bed, is the first of its kind in the country, said Union Minister Babul Supriyo today after going into the tunnel.

  • Development Only Mantra To Change People Lives For Better: PM Narendra Modi

    Development Only Mantra To Change People Lives For Better: PM Narendra Modi

    Terming development as the "only mantra" for betterment of people's lives, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said more the development, more of changes for better would be ushered in people's lives. "To bring change in the lives of people, the only mantra is development, development and development. With more development, there will be more changes ...

  • With Clean Ganga Project Not Delivering, PM Narendra Modi Intervenes: Report

    With Clean Ganga Project Not Delivering, PM Narendra Modi Intervenes: Report

    India's $3 billion plan to clean the Ganga is badly behind schedule with large stretches contaminated by toxic waste and sewage, forcing Prime Minister Narendra Modi to intervene, said Reuters, based on government officials and documents that the news agency said it had seen. Much of the money allocated to the project, a flagship initiative for the...

  • Environmentalists Hopeful About River Ganga's 'Living Entity' Status

    Environmentalists Hopeful About River Ganga's 'Living Entity' Status

    In a landmark judgement on Monday, the Uttrakhand High court gave rivers Yamuna and Ganga rights similar to a living person. This new status of "living entity of India" is making environmentalists and locals hopeful about the future. The court's decision is expected to have a positive bearing on efforts to clean up the polluted and abused rivers.

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