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NGT holds Art of Living Foundation responsible for damaging Yamuna floodplains, but imposes no additional fine
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NGT holds Art of Living Foundation responsible for damaging Yamuna floodplains, but imposes no additional fine

The National Green Tribunal held the Art of Living (AoL) Foundation of Sri Sri Ravi Shankar responsible for the damage caused to the Yamuna floodplains due to holding of the World Cultural Festival organised by it in March 2016.

Ram Temple row: As Sri Sri Ravi Shankar heads to Ayodhya to 'mediate' dispute, what does his 'peace formula' entail?
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Ram Temple row: As Sri Sri Ravi Shankar heads to Ayodhya to 'mediate' dispute, what does his 'peace formula' entail?

Spiritual leader and founder of Art of Living Foundation Sri Sri Ravi Shankar offered to mediate in the Ram Temple row.

AIMPLB, Babri Action Committee deny meeting Sri Sri Ravi Shankar to resolve Ayodhya dispute; Congress lauds efforts
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AIMPLB, Babri Action Committee deny meeting Sri Sri Ravi Shankar to resolve Ayodhya dispute; Congress lauds efforts

Ravi Shankar reportedly met representatives of the Nimrohi Akhara and AIMPLB in October in Bengaluru to discuss the matter,

Ayodhya Ram temple-Babri masjid crisis: Sri Sri Ravi Shankar revives 2003 formula for final solution
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Ayodhya Ram temple-Babri masjid crisis: Sri Sri Ravi Shankar revives 2003 formula for final solution

An Indian can never feel aversion towards Ram's birth place and if at all some people do, there is a need to educate them, says Art of Living Foundation founder Sri Sri Ravi Shankar.

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar calls NGT panel 'blind and biased': Decoding the role of green tribunal
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Sri Sri Ravi Shankar calls NGT panel 'blind and biased': Decoding the role of green tribunal

The founder of Art of Living (AOL) Foundation Sri Sri Ravi Shankar on Thursday termed the expert committee of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) as "blind and biased".

Art of Living will pay Rs 5-cr fine, but will fight to get it back: Sri Sri Ravishankar
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Art of Living will pay Rs 5-cr fine, but will fight to get it back: Sri Sri Ravishankar

In a peculiar turn of events, Sri Sri Ravishankar's Art of Living Foudnation has agreed to pay the Rs five-crore fine imposed by a top environment court but decided to contest the decision to seek the return of the cash

World Culture Festival: Cannot pay remaining Rs 4.75 crore fine, Art of Living Foundation tells NGT
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World Culture Festival: Cannot pay remaining Rs 4.75 crore fine, Art of Living Foundation tells NGT

The Art of Living foundation said it can only give a bank guarantee for the amount.

Neeri scientist in a spot after declaring World Culture Festival did no harm to Yamuna
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Neeri scientist in a spot after declaring World Culture Festival did no harm to Yamuna

Even as environmentalists have slammed Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's WCF terming it an ecological disaster, the one-day flying visit of Rakesh Kumar, an environmental scientist, has raised doubts on his intention to do so, without any prior permission from his own organisation.

World Culture Festival didn't damage Yamuna floodplain, says NEERI expert giving Art of Living clean chit
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World Culture Festival didn't damage Yamuna floodplain, says NEERI expert giving Art of Living clean chit

The Art of Living’s gigantic event at the Yamuna floodplain has not damaged the river or the floodplains in any tangible way, let alone in the long term. This statement comes from Dr Rakesh Kumar, environmental scientist, and head of the Mumbai office of the National Environmental Engineering Research Institute.

World Culture Festival: After the extravagance come piles of garbage on the Yamuna floodplains
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World Culture Festival: After the extravagance come piles of garbage on the Yamuna floodplains

Heaps of garbage are a common sight at the Yamuna floodplains, where the controversial World Culture Festival was organised by spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravishankar’s Art of Living (AOL) Foundation this past weekend

Decomposed body of a man found near World Culture Festival venue
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Decomposed body of a man found near World Culture Festival venue

It is a male body. We are yet to ascertain the age of the deceased, a police officer said of the body found near the World Culture Festival venue

World Culture Festival: Sri Sri should be thanked for drawing national attention to river Yamuna's sorry state
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World Culture Festival: Sri Sri should be thanked for drawing national attention to river Yamuna's sorry state

Consider the current state of Yamuna — the air conditioning systems of Delhi Metro coaches which cross the Yamuna every day and those that are parked at the banks suffer severe damage due to toxic gases produced by a heavily polluted Yamuna.

Defence Ministry working on new policy for using Army for civilian purposes
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Defence Ministry working on new policy for using Army for civilian purposes

The Defence Ministry is working on a new policy for using Army for civilian causes, a move that comes amid a raging controversy over the force building a pontoon bridge over the Yamuna for the Art of Living Foundation's upcoming World Culture Festival in New Delhi.

Yamuna's toxic tale: Art of Living event is only the latest chapter in a long pollution saga
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Yamuna's toxic tale: Art of Living event is only the latest chapter in a long pollution saga

The level of deterioration in the condition of the Yamuna has only increased over time and various measures have appeared to be inadequate to address the situation.

#BridgeOverYamuna: Indian Army is a professionally trained fighting force, not the department of public works
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#BridgeOverYamuna: Indian Army is a professionally trained fighting force, not the department of public works

lso, we need to know who is paying for the deployment of the army? Are we sending the Art of Living foundation a bill for using our armed forces? Minimal accountability means the AOL foundation take responsibility for the costs incurred in deploying the armed forces. The bill for this service should not under any circumstance be borne by the Indian taxpayer.

World Culture Festival: Our armymen are not POWs, and this is not the bridge on the River Kwai
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World Culture Festival: Our armymen are not POWs, and this is not the bridge on the River Kwai

To take a private ‘cultural’ function at a time when 'culture' is a word with ominous connotations, and revive a sort of 21st Century Woodstock and force the army to do ‘dyadi’ (daily labour) is unacceptable.

World Culture Festival: Why Delhi would do well to remember the Chennai and Srinagar floods
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World Culture Festival: Why Delhi would do well to remember the Chennai and Srinagar floods

If the images of a flooded Chennai last year or those of Srinagar two years ago were horrifying for the citizens of Delhi, it’s time they had a serious look at their own backyard. The continuous onslaught on the Yamuna floodplains is likely to land the National Capital in a similar disaster

Where's the 'art' in living like this? Sri Sri Ravi Shankarji, please note how your event is killing the Yamuna
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Where's the 'art' in living like this? Sri Sri Ravi Shankarji, please note how your event is killing the Yamuna

The World Culture Festival of the Art of Living Foundation headed by Sri Sri Ravi Shankar threatens to leave the ecologically sensitive and fragile Yamuna floodplains with irreparable damage. Environment activists are shocked over the brazen disregard for the health of the dying river, which holds a significant place in the Hindu mythology, from the organisers. The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has already recommended a fine of Rs 120 crore on them for violation of ecological norms but it has hardly deterred preparations