River Ganga

Ganga pollution: Lack of coordination in depts causing confusion before court, says Allahabad HC

The court also directed the UP chief secretary to issue directions to remove the confusion as different departments and agencies are being represented through different counsels, lacking coordination.

published on : 16th November 2021

National Mission for Clean Ganga gets registered in Guinness Book of World Records

Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat posted his message on the Ganga on Facebook, after which the Guinness activity was opened for the public at large.

published on : 1st November 2021

River Ganga's cleansing of utmost importance to government, says Jal Shakti minister

The National Clean Ganga Mission has managed to connect the common man with the river, Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Shekhawat said at the Ganga Utsav being organised here to celebrate rivers.

published on : 1st November 2021

Rs 50,000 fine for unauthorised idols immersion in river Ganga

Pollution spiked in the holy river following countless immersion of idols after the commencement of Durga Puja festival.

published on : 11th October 2021

Six people missing after boat capsizes in Ganga river in UP; search operations underway

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has directed officials to ensure proper relief to those rescued, an official spokesman in Lucknow said.

published on : 8th September 2021

Bodies floated downstream to Bengal from UP, last rites performed: Mamata

She also pointed out that the decomposed bodies were spotted in the river in Malda district, and the state government has "performed the last rites of some of them".

published on : 21st June 2021

Varanasi district officials form panel to look into algae infestation of river Ganga

There is no river engineering expert, environmentalist or Phycology expert in the team constituted to look into the issue.

published on : 9th June 2021

Dead bodies found floating in Ganga in PM Modi's Varanasi constituency

The Sujabad village neighbours Domri village, which has been adopted by PM Modi in 2018 under the Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana.

published on : 14th May 2021

Govt must be held accountable for 'failing' its people: Akhilesh Yadav after bodies found floating in Ganga

According to Ballia residents, at least 52 bodies were seen floating at the Ujiyar, Kulhadia and Bharauli ghats in the Narahi area.

published on : 13th May 2021

Panic in Bihar as half-burnt, bloated bodies of suspected Covid victims dumped in Ganga

Many local residents, who spoke before cameras with their faces masked, claimed that the district administration was 'in denial over many such unfortunate incidents involving residents of Buxar'.

published on : 10th May 2021