A boat capsized in the Ganga river in Meja sub-division of Allahabad on Saturday evening and four people are feared to have drowned.
A panel framing a draft law on the cleaning of the Ganga has proposed a two- tiered mechanism to replace two existing bodies which are implementing the Namami Gange programme.
The green court also declared 100 metres from edge of the river as no-development zone in the stretch between Haridwar to Unnao in Uttar Pradesh.
The government had formed a committee led by Justice Girdhar Malviya (retd) in July last year to prepare the draft Ganga Act.
Robbery, cheating, causing grievous hurt and attempt to commit culpable homicide are all punishable by up to seven years in prison. Now add one more crime to that list that may soon attract such a stringent punishment: messing with Ganga
The metro operating in the tunnel will be the first metro train to operate without a driver.
Yogi Adityanath said that his government was making all out efforts to clean river Ganga before the 2019 Prayag Ardh Kumbh and sought Belguim's cooperation.
Uma Bharti also noted that Ganga was not an issue in the 2014 general elections but was put in the Bharatiya Janata Party's election manifesto.
Kangana Ranaut launched a 20-feet tall poster of her film Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi at Dashashwamedh Ghat in Varanasi on Thursday.
According to the report, the team inspected the industries along the Gajrola and Babrala drain with source from Bagad river in the Upper Ganga region in Uttar Pradesh. The drains further meet the Ganga.
British-era tanneries in Kanpur, infamous for releasing toxic wastes into the river Ganga, could soon be shifted out of the city as Yogi Adityanath government has favoured the move.
India's two most sacred rivers, Ganga and Yamuna, have the status of a legal person with all corresponding rights, duties and liabilities.
At least 21 people were killed, including some minors, when a boat capsized on the Ganga here on Saturday, with several people still missing as the rescue operation was halted late at night.
In an unfortunate incident, a boat carrying 40 people capsized in the Ganga river near Patna today evening. Of the 40, eight people have been rescued and are being treated in hospital, whereas, the body
The National Green Tribunal has said that ill-planning and unscientific approach by the authorities concerned has to led to the chaotic condition of the Ganga river.
To ensure that there is no shortage of pulses during the ongoing festival season, the Central government of Friday decided to utilise post offices across the country to sell pulses at the subsidised rates. The