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Photo Feature: A Dying River Called Yamuna

Photo Feature: A Dying River Called Yamuna

The once mighty River Yamuna is an odious stream of slag as it crosses Delhi, rendered listless by the burden of modernity carelessly jettisoned into its body.

01 July 2022
Rag Rag Mein Ganga: In The Land Of The Ramayana

Rag Rag Mein Ganga: In The Land Of The Ramayana

Small steps play a big role in saving Sarayu, the holy river of the Ramayana that is also the largest tributary (by volume) of the Ganga

01 June 2022

Rag Rag Mein Ganga: A Stately Connection Between The Ganga and Uttar Pradesh

Protecting the Gangetic plains in Uttar Pradesh requires addressing diverse, critical and pressing concerns. However, the Namami Gange project seems to be all...

Delhi Water Woes: Himachal, Uttar Pradesh 'Back Out' From Plans To Give Delhi Extra Water

Delhi Water Woes: Himachal, Uttar Pradesh 'Back Out' From Plans To Give Delhi Extra Water

The water shortage in Delhi has been reported for a week now with Yamuna's water level falling and alerts issued in 28 assembly areas, as per reports.

22 May 2022

How The Rivers Of India Descended From The Heavens: Yamuna

The story of how the Ganga's longest tributary, Yamuna, came to be

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01 June 2022
Rag Rag Mein Ganga: Along The Riverbed

Rag Rag Mein Ganga: Along The Riverbed

The Ganga, Yamuna and their various tributaries continue to inspire beliefs, practices, reforestation and art forms


01 June 2022
Rag Rag Mein Ganga: Tales of the Yamuna

Rag Rag Mein Ganga: Tales of the Yamuna

Efforts to clean the Yamuna and protect it from further pollution have picked up in recent years. But, much still remains to be done


18 November 2021
Arvind Kejriwal Announces Delhi Govt's Six-Point Action Plan To Clean Frothy Yamuna

Arvind Kejriwal Announces Delhi Govt's Six-Point Action Plan To Clean Frothy Yamuna

According to CM Arvind Kejriwal, the waste water from four major drains falling in the Yamuna including those from Najafgarh, Badshahpur, Supplementary and...


17 November 2021
Delhi Winters Are Now About A Frothy Yamuna And Hazardous Air

Delhi Winters Are Now About A Frothy Yamuna And Hazardous Air

Dilli ki Sardi (Delhi's winter) has over the years turned from being a cheerful season to a toxic time of a frothy Yamuna and hazardous air. How did this...


10 November 2021
Yamuna Pollution Row: Detergents Cause Froth, Govt Must Have Will To Act, Says Conservation Activist

Yamuna Pollution Row: Detergents Cause Froth, Govt Must Have Will To Act, Says Conservation Activist

As the Yamuna river fills with froth yet again, Manoj Misra, convener of the ‘Yamuna Jiye Abhiyaan’, speaks to Outlook about the road map for a clean river...


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10 November 2021
Delhi Yamuna Pollution: After Chhath, Water Sprinkled On River To Remove Toxic Foam

Delhi Yamuna Pollution: After Chhath, Water Sprinkled On River To Remove Toxic Foam

Delhi Jal Board officials were seen sprinkling water on the froth that has collected on the surface of Yamuna River. Visuals of people celebrating Chhath puja...


01 August 2021
Delhi: Water Level In Yamuna Rises To 205.30 Meters, Over 100 Families Shifted

Delhi: Water Level In Yamuna Rises To 205.30 Meters, Over 100 Families Shifted

The Delhi administration has declared a flood alert


12 July 2021
Delhi BJP Workers Threaten To Cut Off Water Supply To Kejriwal’s Residence

Delhi BJP Workers Threaten To Cut Off Water Supply To Kejriwal’s Residence

They faced water cannons on Monday while trying to cut water connection to DJB chairman Satyendar Jain’s house.


11 July 2021
AAP Youth Wing Workers Detained For Trying To Cut Water Supply At Delhi BJP Chief's House

AAP Youth Wing Workers Detained For Trying To Cut Water Supply At Delhi BJP Chief's House

The APP workers reached Delhi BJP chief’s residence in protest against the Haryana government allegedly not providing the national capital its share of water.


11 July 2021
Delhi Jal Board To Move SC Seeking Release Of Water From Haryana

Delhi Jal Board To Move SC Seeking Release Of Water From Haryana

Raw water being discharged into the Yamuna by Haryana is at an 'all-time low', says Raghav Chadha


06 June 2021
World Environment Day 2021

World Environment Day 2021

The World Environment Day is observed every year on June 5, and the theme of this year is Air Pollution.


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19 January 2021
SC Asks For Status Report On Yamuna River Cleaning From NGT-Appointed Panel

SC Asks For Status Report On Yamuna River Cleaning From NGT-Appointed Panel

While taking cognisance of contamination of rivers, the top court had said that the pollution-free water is a fundamental right which a welfare state is 'bound...


20 November 2020
Winged guests, spread your wings and fly high as the sky is your home

Winged guests, spread your wings and fly high as the sky is your home

Flocks of birds against the tangerine winter sky


18 November 2020
Chhath Puja At Yamuna River Bank In Delhi Amid Covid Scare

Chhath Puja At Yamuna River Bank In Delhi Amid Covid Scare

The Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) in an order last week had directed officials to ensure that Chhath Puja is not performed at river banks, temples...


22 October 2020
The Seagulls Are Here, Delhi’s Winter Guests Arrive

The Seagulls Are Here, Delhi’s Winter Guests Arrive

A gaggle of gulls set against the rising sun on the placid waters of the Yamuna—if you could bear the stench of raw, frothing sewage and industrial...


15 November 2019
Arvind Kejriwal Announces Free Septic Tank Cleaning Service For Unauthorised Colonies

Arvind Kejriwal Announces Free Septic Tank Cleaning Service For Unauthorised Colonies

The scheme will benefit around 45 lakh people in the national capital and will be a huge step towards curbing sewer deaths and cleaning the Yamuna river, he...


03 November 2019
Chhath Puja Celebrations

Chhath Puja Celebrations

Devotees across the country celebrated Chhath Puja and offered prayers to the Sun along the river banks.


20 August 2019
Delhi: Water Level in Yamuna Above Danger Mark, People in Low-Lying Areas Evacuated

Delhi: Water Level in Yamuna Above Danger Mark, People in Low-Lying Areas Evacuated

Close to 14,000 people living in low-lying areas along the Yamuna in Delhi have been evacuated as the river is flowing above the danger mark. The water level...


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