The Ganga

  • CJ Shanti Lal battles to save Varanasi's Ghats 03-12-2011 07:47 PM

    Shanti Lal began cleaning the ghats in '98. The municipality got contractors to step in. But the problem remains. ...
  • Nigamanand death: CBI quizzes Swami Shivanand 23-08-2011 05:33 PM

    Dehra Dun: Swami Shivanand, founder-head of Haridwar-based Matri Sadan Ashram, was quizzed by the CBI in connection with the death of Swami Nigamanand who undertook a fast demanding an end to illegal quarrying in river Ganga. A CBI team visited the ashram on Monday and questioned Shivanand, Nigamanand's guru, and...
  • 'Ganga pollution claims more lives than blasts' 14-08-2011 12:26 PM

    New Delhi: Senior BJP leader LK Advani on Sunday expressed concerns over the increasing level of pollution in the river Ganga, saying it was claiming more lives than those caused by bomb blasts. In his latest blog posting, Advani quoted Swami Chidananda Saraswati of Parmarth Niketan, Rishikesh, to argue that...
  • Uma Bharti's Ganga cleaning project begins 01-07-2011 11:51 AM

    Ghaziabad: Apparently with an eye on the upcoming polls in the state next year, BJP leader and the party in-charge in Uttar Pradesh Uma Bharti launched her ambitious Ganga cleaning project. Starting her campaign from Garhmukteshwar, 80 kms from Ghaziabad at a public rally on Thursday evening, Uma said that...
  • Uma Bharti meets Sonia on Ganga river issue 25-06-2011 05:38 PM

    New Delhi: Senior BJP leader Uma Bharti on Saturday met Congress President Sonia Gandhi and demanded that quick and effective action be taken to save river Ganga and prevent parties from playing politics over the issue. Bharti, who recently rejoined the BJP, was all praise for Gandhi, saying if the...
  • Sadhu dies after a 73-day fast to save Ganga 14-06-2011 07:36 AM

    New Delhi: It's the season of hunger strikes and fasts unto death. Far from the spotlight though in the same hospital ICU as the much better known Baba Ramdev, Swami Nigamanand, who had been fasting for two and a half months over illegal mining - looking to save the Ganga...
  • Swami on 4-month fast to save Ganga, dies 13-06-2011 07:20 PM

    Dehradun: Swami Nigamananda Saraswati, a member of Matri Sadan, an ashram on the banks of the Ganga in Haridwar, had been on a fast for almost four months, died on Monday. He was protesting against the illegal mining that is polluting the Ganga. The Swami had recently gone into coma...
  • Hunting spells doom for Ganga turtles 20-05-2007 09:02 AM

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  • 30 Minutes: The Ganga is dying 24-03-2007 12:49 AM

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  • Ganga is drying says WWF report 22-03-2007 12:30 PM

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  • The Gangotri glacier is shrinking 20-11-2006 12:09 PM

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  • Dolphins die as the Ganga chokes 19-11-2006 10:50 AM

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  • No moksha for Ganga in Varanasi 18-11-2006 09:32 AM

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  • Ganga Action Plan is full of gaps 16-11-2006 09:34 PM

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  • Kanpur's Ganga is an unholy mess 16-11-2006 11:38 AM

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  • Bachchan girl out to save dolphins 15-11-2006 11:45 AM

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