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Allahabad HC to hear plea demanding ban on unification of two streams of Ganga...

A plea has been filed in Allahabad High Court demanding a ban on the natural two streams of Ganga being united in the Kumbh...
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Toxic Flows the Ganga

Above: Devotees performing achamana in the river/Photo: UNI The NGT has pointed out that if cigarette packs can carry health warnings, people can also be...
Uttarakhand HC bans water sports in state till new policy is framed

Uttarakhand HC bans water sports in state till new policy is framed

Above: White water rafting in Dehradun, Uttarakhand (file pic)/Photo: UNI Recognizing that the water sports in Uttarakhand was resulting into the loss of lives,...
National Green Tribunal reels under severe staff crunch

Headless body

Above:  NGT has been functioning sans a chairperson since Justice Swatanter Kumar (left) retired in December 2017/Photo: Anil Shakya Staff crisis has led some of...
National Green Tribunal

Polluting industries in Ganga basin: NGT gives 2 weeks for filing of full report

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) bench headed by Justice Jawad Rahim on Tuesday (February 27) heard a case in which it has been alleged...
People cleaning river Ganga at Har ki Pauri, Haridwar. Photo: UNI

NGT bans plastic items in towns on Ganga banks

Above: People cleaning river Ganga at Har ki Pauri, Haridwar. Photo: UNI The National Green Tribunal on Friday (December 15) banned all plastic items such...
Ganga in Allahabad/Photo: Anil Shakya

Ganga pollution: NGT tells authorities to file compliance report on various work progress

Above: Ganga in Allahabad/Photo: Anil Shakya   The National Green Tribunal on Friday (December 1) dealing with the matter related to pollution in Ganga by...
Ganga has witnessed a drastic level of pollution over the years (file picture).

NGT wants distilleries on banks of Ganga to shut down

Above: Ganga has witnessed a drastic level of pollution over the years (file picture).   While dealing with an application by Social Action for Forest...
NGT

NGT sends notice to Uttarakhand govt on polluting ashrams

It is not just factories, tanneries and city sewage that pollute the River Ganga. According to a petition filed by the Indian Council for...
Ganga and Yamuna: Relief Floods In

Ganga and Yamuna: Relief Floods In

Above: Heavy encroachment spills onto the banks of Alaknanda and Bhagirathi in Devprayag. Photo: Anil Shakya In two reassuring moves, both the NGT and the...
NGT passes sweeping strictures for clearing of Ganga

NGT passes sweeping strictures for clearing of Ganga

Above: River Ganga flowing through Kanpur No dumping of waste till 500m from the banks No development zone extending to 100 m from the...
The Ganga. Photo: UNI

Ganga, Yamuna are not living entities, clarifies SC

The Supreme Court on Friday (July 7) set aside the Uttarakhand High Court judgment of March which termed the rivers Ganga and Yamuna as...
Supreme Court. Photo: Anil Shakya

Uttarakhand takes HC’s living river judgment to SC

To protect the Ganga and Yamuna rivers from pollution, the Uttarakhand High Court had, three months back, declared that the rivers were living entities,...
The Ganga in Allahabad. Photo: Anil Shakya

Pay a huge fine or go to jail if you ‘hurt’ the Ganga

The Uttarakhand High Court declared the river Ganga as a living entity in March this year; which also means that anybody ‘hurting’ the river...
Will giving living entity status to the Ganga save it? Photo: UNI

The Guardian Knot

The Uttarakhand High Court granting living entity status to the Ganga and the Yamuna has been hailed by conservationists. But parenting the rivers is...
The Yamuna in Delhi is a sorry sight. Photo: Anil Shakya

Is this Life?

Though the Uttarakhand High Court has given an order granting “living entity” status to rivers Ganga and Yamuna, this will help save them only...
The Ganga. Photo: UNI

Yamuna and Ganga are living entities, says Uttarakhand High Court

Ganga and Yamuna are mythical rivers. We all know that. The Uttarakhand High Court on Monday even legally acknowledged that. Well not all of...
Photo Credit: Bhavana Gaur

Toxic Pickling

Hazardous units which purify steel in Delhi have often been given closure notices by the National Green Tribunal. Yet, they continue to operate with...
The Sisamau Nala in Kanpur discharges the largest amount of untreated waste into the Ganga

Foxed by the Ganga

In a shocking lapse of duty, the NGT has found that those responsible for the Namami Gange project were not only ignorant about basic...

In Muddy Waters

The National Water Framework Bill and a Model Bill for Conservation, Protection and Regulation of Groundwater are meant to regulate the use of water....

'Ganga' - 20 News Results

Allahabad-High-Court

Allahabad HC to hear plea demanding ban on unification of two streams of Ganga...

A plea has been filed in Allahabad High Court demanding a ban on the natural two streams of Ganga being united in the Kumbh...
Ganga_photo

Toxic Flows the Ganga

Above: Devotees performing achamana in the river/Photo: UNI The NGT has pointed out that if cigarette packs can carry health warnings, people can also be...
Uttarakhand HC bans water sports in state till new policy is framed

Uttarakhand HC bans water sports in state till new policy is framed

Above: White water rafting in Dehradun, Uttarakhand (file pic)/Photo: UNI Recognizing that the water sports in Uttarakhand was resulting into the loss of lives,...
National Green Tribunal reels under severe staff crunch

Headless body

Above:  NGT has been functioning sans a chairperson since Justice Swatanter Kumar (left) retired in December 2017/Photo: Anil Shakya Staff crisis has led some of...
National Green Tribunal

Polluting industries in Ganga basin: NGT gives 2 weeks for filing of full report

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) bench headed by Justice Jawad Rahim on Tuesday (February 27) heard a case in which it has been alleged...
People cleaning river Ganga at Har ki Pauri, Haridwar. Photo: UNI

NGT bans plastic items in towns on Ganga banks

Above: People cleaning river Ganga at Har ki Pauri, Haridwar. Photo: UNI The National Green Tribunal on Friday (December 15) banned all plastic items such...
Ganga in Allahabad/Photo: Anil Shakya

Ganga pollution: NGT tells authorities to file compliance report on various work progress

Above: Ganga in Allahabad/Photo: Anil Shakya   The National Green Tribunal on Friday (December 1) dealing with the matter related to pollution in Ganga by...
Ganga has witnessed a drastic level of pollution over the years (file picture).

NGT wants distilleries on banks of Ganga to shut down

Above: Ganga has witnessed a drastic level of pollution over the years (file picture).   While dealing with an application by Social Action for Forest...
NGT

NGT sends notice to Uttarakhand govt on polluting ashrams

It is not just factories, tanneries and city sewage that pollute the River Ganga. According to a petition filed by the Indian Council for...
Ganga and Yamuna: Relief Floods In

Ganga and Yamuna: Relief Floods In

Above: Heavy encroachment spills onto the banks of Alaknanda and Bhagirathi in Devprayag. Photo: Anil Shakya In two reassuring moves, both the NGT and the...
NGT passes sweeping strictures for clearing of Ganga

NGT passes sweeping strictures for clearing of Ganga

Above: River Ganga flowing through Kanpur No dumping of waste till 500m from the banks No development zone extending to 100 m from the...
The Ganga. Photo: UNI

Ganga, Yamuna are not living entities, clarifies SC

The Supreme Court on Friday (July 7) set aside the Uttarakhand High Court judgment of March which termed the rivers Ganga and Yamuna as...
Supreme Court. Photo: Anil Shakya

Uttarakhand takes HC’s living river judgment to SC

To protect the Ganga and Yamuna rivers from pollution, the Uttarakhand High Court had, three months back, declared that the rivers were living entities,...
The Ganga in Allahabad. Photo: Anil Shakya

Pay a huge fine or go to jail if you ‘hurt’ the Ganga

The Uttarakhand High Court declared the river Ganga as a living entity in March this year; which also means that anybody ‘hurting’ the river...
Will giving living entity status to the Ganga save it? Photo: UNI

The Guardian Knot

The Uttarakhand High Court granting living entity status to the Ganga and the Yamuna has been hailed by conservationists. But parenting the rivers is...
The Yamuna in Delhi is a sorry sight. Photo: Anil Shakya

Is this Life?

Though the Uttarakhand High Court has given an order granting “living entity” status to rivers Ganga and Yamuna, this will help save them only...
The Ganga. Photo: UNI

Yamuna and Ganga are living entities, says Uttarakhand High Court

Ganga and Yamuna are mythical rivers. We all know that. The Uttarakhand High Court on Monday even legally acknowledged that. Well not all of...
Photo Credit: Bhavana Gaur

Toxic Pickling

Hazardous units which purify steel in Delhi have often been given closure notices by the National Green Tribunal. Yet, they continue to operate with...
The Sisamau Nala in Kanpur discharges the largest amount of untreated waste into the Ganga

Foxed by the Ganga

In a shocking lapse of duty, the NGT has found that those responsible for the Namami Gange project were not only ignorant about basic...

In Muddy Waters

The National Water Framework Bill and a Model Bill for Conservation, Protection and Regulation of Groundwater are meant to regulate the use of water....

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