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Apr 03, 2019
Ganga water quality has worsened due to untreated sewage, govt should have prioritised clean-up project, says chief of NGOSankat Mochan Foundation, which has been monitoring the quality of the Ganga water for over three decades, found in its latest study that levels of faecal coliform bacteria had risen substantially, while levels of dissolved oxygen had dropped.
Mar 20, 2019
Political clout of Bihar’s fisherfolk could swing votes either way in Bhagalpur, but community still bears brunt of Ganga’s unpredictabilityFisherfolk in Bihar are among the communities that revere the Ganga and have dealt with her love and anger for centuries. But of late, the river has given them nothing but pain.
Mar 15, 2019
Clean Kumbh, dirty Ganga: River's transformation during Mela was 'event management', not sustainable solutionAt the Kumbh Mela this year, the Ganga ran clean, but it was the result of temporary solution — not enough to keep the river basin pollution free, and one that only concealed the problem
Feb 21, 2019
India's Gangetic dolphins are thriving in murky waters, new census suggestsWater quality is relatively better in this region that upstream, but pollution dangers remain: Researcher.
Dec 24, 2018
Ganga pollution protest: Bizarre disappearance of Swami Gopal Das from Dehradun hospital puts doubt on govt's intentOn learning of her son’s disappearance, Gopal Das’ distraught 60-year-old mother Shakuntala went on a fast unto death at Triveni ghats in Rishikesh from 13 December.
Dec 22, 2018
Only one of 39 areas along Ganga had clean water in post-monsoon season, says CPCB; 37 recorded moderate to severe pollutionOnly one out of 39 locations through which the Ganga flows had clean water in the post-monsoon period this year, the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has said in its latest study.
Sep 20, 2018
Ganga: At Kanpur, an unholy messGovernment initiatives to clean up the Ganga have failed to stop the dumping of toxic effluents and untreated sewage into the river at the industrial hub of Kanpur
Jul 14, 2017
Pollution in Ganga: National Green Tribunal bans construction activity within 100 metres of river edgeThe National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Thursday said that it is the solemn duty of the government and citizens to keep the Ganga clean and said that despite the government spending over Rs 7,000 crore in two years to clean the Ganga, it still remains a "serious environmental issue".
May 20, 2016
Sewage in Ganga: NGT issues show cause notices to five municipal bodies in UPThe NGT on Friday issued notices to five municipal councils in Uttar Pradesh to show cause why environmental compensation be not imposed on them for their failure to comply with "statutory obligations" on discharge of untreated sewage water in Ganga.
Dec 10, 2015
Ganga clean up: National Green Tribunal bans plastic, demands bio-toiletsThere will be a complete ban on use of plastic of any kind from Gomukh to Haridwar along Ganga with effect from 1 February, the National Green Tribunal directed on Thursday while slapping a penalty of Rs 5,000 per day on erring hotels, dharamshalas and ashrams spewing waste into the river.