Jairam Ramesh accused NDA government of turning the programme to clean Ganga as a ‘Hindutva project’.
The rains over the past couple of days have brought a lot of silt and boulders into the river which might be risky for rafters.
PM Modi might talk of rejuvenating the Ganga. But here are some of the issues that have stalled any work on the Ganga in Varanasi so far.
The Centre has given Ganga the status of national river and constituted NGRBA in February 2009.
Till now, more than Rs 20,000 crore has been spent on cleaning up the Ganga, but without the desired results.
Ganga Action Parivar has been working on a mission to clean the Ganga for the last five years.
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Sadly, no party manifesto has clearly mentioned about their agenda on the Ganga.
Modi said he wanted Varanasi to become the baudhik rajdhani (intellectual capital).
With the prayer before sunrise,the Chhath festival that started on Wednesday came to end this morning.
Allahabad High Court Saturday relaxed the ban imposed on the immersion of idols in rivers Ganga and Yamuna for this year and refused to extend the time frame any further.
Saints have decided to approach the Allahabad High Court against the ban on immersion of Durga Puja idols in Ganga and Yamuna rivers in Allahabad. At a press conference here on Thursday,Shankaracharya of Jyotishpeeth Swami Vasudevanand and Shankarachya of Kashi Sumeru peeth Swami Narendranand said they were opposed to the ban imposed by the high […]
The decision was taken after considering the issue of river water pollution.
Two persons drowned while three went missing when a country-made boat capsized in swollen Ganga in Bihars Katihar district.