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 and the politicisation of conservation projects.
Union Minister Nitin Gadkari also said there will be parking space beneath the Zuari bridge in Goa and people could arrive even in boats.
The wreckage of the HRTC bus was traced but no trace of the missing Bolero has been found so far.
The Andhra CM’s statement has come after Telangana stepped up offensive against AP over the last few days on the Krishna water issue.
The alarming degradation of our rivers is a reflection of our times. But if they die, so do we.
Divers have been pressed into service to trace the bodies, say police.
Water is a resource that needs to be managed. But we think about water only when we run out of it.
In all 11,553 people in Krishna and Guntur districts of Andhra Pradesh have been moved to 56 relief camps where food and drinking water are being provided.
NDRF (National Disaster Response Force) and SDRF (State Disaster Response Force) teams have been pressed into service in the flood-affected areas for search and rescue operation.
Under the Indus Water Treaty signed in 1960, the waters of the western rivers -- the Indus, Jhelum, and Chenab -- was given to Pakistan and those of the eastern rivers -- the Ravi, Beas, and Sutlej -- to India.
According to Bangladeshi newspaper The Daily Star, Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj gave the assurance to her Bangladeshi counterpart AK Abdul Momen during the 5th meeting of the Joint Consultative Commission (JCC) held in New Delhi.
The water level in the Yamuna river continued to rise and stayed over the danger mark for the third day today, officials said.
Arvind Kejriwal directed transport minister to make proper arrangements for people living on roads after water from the swollen Yamuna entered their houses.
On Sunday, the water level touched 205.46 metres, reaching beyond the danger mark of 204.83 metres.
"It is of utmost necessity to comply with the right to live of persons using Ganga water and they are put to notice about the fitness of water."
Farmers are opposing the Par-Tapi-Narmada and Damanganga-Pinjal river-linking projects between Gujarat and Maharashtra
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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