Ganga river: News
23 Jun 2022Uttar Pradesh
In a bizarre incident in Ayodhya, an angry mob beat up a man for allegedly kissing his wife in Ram ki Paidi on the banks of river Saryu.
15 Jul 2021Narendra Modi
PM Narendra Modi is on a visit to his Lok Sabha constituency of Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh on Thursday to inaugurate numerous development projects related to tourism, health, education, and road and water transport worth over Rs. 1,500 crore.
13 May 2021Uttar Pradesh
Days after dozens of decomposing dead bodies were seen floating in Ganga river of Bihar's Buxar district, at least four corpses turned up in different parts of the river along Varanasi ghats on Wednesday.
18 Feb 2021Amit Shah
Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday said that he has full faith that the BJP will form a government in West Bengal after the upcoming assembly polls and when it does, the Gangasagar Mela will be made part of the international tourist circuit.
14 Jan 2021Makar Sankranti
Thousands of pilgrims took the holy dip on Makar Sankranti at the confluence of the Ganga and the Bay of Bengal and offered prayers at the Kapil Muni temple on Thursday.
22 Nov 2019Karan Johar
Telugu superstar Akkineni Nagarjuna, who is set to make his Bollywood comeback after 17 years, with Ayan Mukerji's ambitious superhero film, Brahmastra, will reportedly be seen essaying the role of an archaeologist in the film.
04 Mar 2019India
Ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, BJP chief Amit Shah launched a fleet of NaMo Rath -NaMo (Narendra Modi) merchandise stores on wheels- at the party headquarters in Delhi.
15 Jan 2019West Bengal
Over 30 lakh pilgrims from across the country and neighboring Bangladesh and Nepal took holy dip at the confluence of the River Ganga and the Bay of Bengal at Ganga Sagar Mela in Sagar Islands on Makar Sankranti today, the West Bengal government said.
01 Jan 2019France
Kumbh Mela, one of the biggest gatherings in the world, sees pilgrims from across the world come and cleanse all their sins in UP's Prayagraj (formerly Allahabad).
25 Dec 2018Narendra Modi
For the last six months, Swami Gopal Das has been fasting for Ganga river.
04 Dec 2018Madhya Pradesh
On Tuesday, senior BJP leader and Union minister Uma Bharti announced that she would not contest next year's Lok Sabha elections, and would instead concentrate on issues such as the construction of the Ram temple in Ayodhya and cleaning up the River Ganga.
01 Nov 2018India
Over 55 tons of garbage and waste were removed from the Ganga by a 40-member team during its month-long expedition in the river, said its leader Bachendri Pal, India's first woman who reached the summit of Mount Everest in 1984.
14 Oct 2018All India Institute Of Medical Sciences (AIIMS)
Sant Gopaldas, who has been fasting in protest to save river Ganga has been rushed to AIIMS, Rishikesh after fasting for the cause for 110 days.
04 Oct 2018Bihar
A 45-year-old woman was allegedly gang-raped on Monday while she had gone to take a dip in Ganga in Patna district, Bihar, police said.
24 Sep 2018Startups
Kanpur-based start-up HelpUsGreen, which converts flowers and offerings collected from religious places into a biodegradable alternative to thermacol and incense sticks, received the UN Young Leaders Award at the UN General Assembly in New York yesterday.
19 Sep 2018Yogi Adityanath
Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath has said every urban local body in UP will develop an attractive road that will be named as the "Atal Gaurav Path" after former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee.
30 Aug 2018Mumbai
Union Minister Nitin Gadkari expressed hope today that the Ganga river will become completely clean by 2020 considering the pace at which its rejuvenation program was going.
30 Aug 2018Germany
In an effort to clean the Ganges, Germany is providing a soft loan of €120mn to India to strengthen sewage water treatment infrastructure in Uttarakhand, Charge d'Affaires Jasper Wieck said.
17 Aug 2018Yogi Adityanath
Former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee's ashes will be immersed in rivers in all the districts in Uttar Pradesh, the state government said today.
27 Jul 2018Uttar Pradesh
The National Green Tribunal today said the water of the Ganga river, between Haridwar in Uttarakhand and Unnao in Uttar Pradesh, was unfit for drinking and bathing and expressed anguish over the situation of the river.
15 Dec 2017Uttarakhand
The NGT has imposed a blanket ban on plastic items including bags and cutlery in towns located along the Ganga.
01 Dec 2017India
Union Minister Nitin Gadkari recently approached investors in London seeking investment for the Clean Ganga Mission.
04 Nov 2017India
At least three women have been killed in a stampede at Simaria Ghat in Bihar's Begusarai as hundreds gathered to participate in Kartik Purnima celebrations today.
07 Jul 2017India
The Supreme Court stayed Uttarakhand High Court's order in declaring both River Ganga and Yamuna as living entities this Friday after the state government challenged the High Court's order.
12 Jun 2017India
The draft on the new National River Ganga (Rejuvenation, Protection and Management) Bill 2017 recommends imprisonment of upto seven years and fines of upto Rs. 100cr for "offences" against the river, including blocking its flow, constructing unauthorized jetties, or quarrying the banks.
27 May 2017Bihar
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has accepted the invite to lunch with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
26 Apr 2017India
The Namami Gange Programme was launched by the newly formed BJP government in 2014, in furtherance of PM Modi's vow to save Ganga ahead of his election.