Vishwa Hindu Parishad is seeking a complete ban on cow slaughter from the NDA government and also asked it not to plan any dam on the Ganga in order to ensure the river’s uninterrupted flow.
The programme has a budget outlay of Rs 20,000 crore for the next five years.
Chances of the girl’s survival appeared slim as the rescuers had to stop the search operation after the night set in.
“Now we will petition the PM to pursue the case,” said
The researchers studied about one-eighth of the total catchment area called the Upper Ganga Basin.
She said Prime Minister Narendra Modi had given her a free hand in cleaning the sacred river.
Tanneries in Kanpur have become a major source of pollution in Ganga.
Ganga ghat in Unnao and our party demands a CBI inquiry into it so that the real facts could come before the people,” Mayawati said.
The court asks government to come up with results that can be ‘objectively verified’.
On an average, five to 10 bodies are cremated at the Pariyar Ghat everyday.
That committee had held a few meetings, but before it could finalise a draft, a new government came to power.
Supreme Court asked the National Green Tribunal to take action against industrial units polluting the Ganga.
It said the Tribunal needs to be entrusted with the task as the Pollution Control Boards have failed in their duty.
The HC had in 2012 and then in 2013 ordered complete ban on immersion of idols in these rivers to curb pollution.
On August 28, the first river cruise vessel, ABN Rajmahal, had come to Varanasi and gone up to Chunar, after a gap of nearly five years.