February 28, 2021 9:23 am
The declaration to boycott the 'shahi snan' in the river on three remaining auspicious days -- March 9, 13 and 25 -- and thereafter during subsequent Kumbh fairs was made by the chief of the Ayodhya-based Maha Nirvani Akhara, Mahant Dharm Das.
January 29, 2021 12:03 am
The principal bench of the NGT, headed by chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel, said the committee has presented a clear roadmap for preventing pollution of the river and rejuvenating it, but action by authorities continues to remain inadequate.
January 18, 2021 1:44 am
The committee said in the email, “We have been repeatedly highlighting specific fault lines but we are not sure whether the recommendations of the CPCB and of NEERI given in 2019 have been brought to your notice.”
January 15, 2021 2:04 am
A draft report by the institute had stated that the river stretch between Haryana’s Hathnikund barrage and Delhi’s Okhla needs more water for maintaining its environmental flow (e-flow).
November 28, 2020 9:28 am
Delhi Jal Board (DJB) officials informed the Committee during a meeting on November 4 that application for felling 860 trees to build Rithala STP was made over 11 months ago and has been pending for approval with Environment Minister Gopal Rai’s office since September 17.
October 31, 2020 8:38 am
DJB Vice-Chairman Raghav Chadha said water supply in parts of south, east, and north Delhi was affected due to the closure of the plants, adding that it will be restored by Saturday morning.
April 07, 2020 11:45 am
Jal Board officials told The Indian Express that throughout March and so far in April, a significant amount of water has been consistently released into the river after the Wazirabad Barrage, as states through which the Yamuna passes saw good rainfall last month.
August 23, 2019 8:26 am
While there are no official figures yet on how many villages are affected, an official from the Sonipat revenue department said crop losses due to flooding will be estimated by Monday
August 23, 2019 3:05 am
23,000 people have been evacuated since the river crossed the danger mark. The Indian Express spoke to some of them about what they made sure to take from home.
August 22, 2019 7:52 am
Over 16,000 people living on the floodplains and low-lying areas have been evacuated so far. As per an official estimate, over 23,000 people reside in areas that have been flooded.
June 22, 2020 6:20 pm
Close to 14,000 Delhi residents had to be moved out of their homes due to flooding in the Yamuna river. The water levels have since reduced.