River Yamuna

  • Water supply in Agra may be suspended, warn civic authorities February 20, 2014

    Civic authorities in Agra have warned that water supply in the city could be suspended in view of Yamuna river's already high pollution reaching levels much beyond treatment. Both Agra Mayor Indrajeet Arya and MP Ram Shankar Katheria on Thursday threatened to sit on a 'dharna' to highlight the poor...
  • Delhi: Yamuna crosses danger mark, evacuation begins June 18, 2013

    New Delhi: While Uttarakhand reels under floods with the Ganga flowing above the danger mark, Delhi too is under threat as the Yamuna crossed the danger mark on Tuesday. The Delhi government on Monday began evacuating people from lowlying areas along the banks of the Yamuna. Apart from the capital, Haryana...
  • Yamuna Bachao Yatra marches into Delhi; BJP, Cong trade charges March 11, 2013

    New Delhi: Thousands of activists on a Yamuna Bachao Yatra marched into New Delhi on Monday. They protested at Jantar Mantar demanding that the central government takes action in cleaning up the Yamuna. Meanwhile, in Parliament, the BJP and Congress have traded charges with leader of the Opposition Sushma Swaraj...
  • Delhi Jal Board ex-CEO jailed for polluting Yamuna November 26, 2008

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has sentenced former Delhi Jal Board (DJB) CEO Arun Mathur and two other top officers to two weeks in jail. This is because they failed to clean up River Yamuna despite assuring the court two years ago that steps would be taken to stop...
  • Jamming for River Yamuna's sake June 15, 2007

    New Delhi: Free spirited jugalbandi is something Rahul Ram has been doing successfully for the last decade. His folk-rock band Indian Ocean's mainstream success is an example. So when it comes to a musical tribute for the River Yamuna on World Environment Day, it's time to jam in the hope...