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

Nov 18, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

According to CM Arvind Kejriwal, the waste water from four major drains falling in the Yamuna including those from Najafgarh, Badshahpur, Supplementary and Ghazipur, is being treated in-situ.

Delhi Winters Are Now About A Frothy Yamuna And Hazardous Air

Nov 17, 2021 Manoj Misra

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 happen?

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 and the politicisation of conservation projects.

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

Nov 10, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

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 by taking a bath in the hazardous river are also emerging.

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

Outlook Web Bureau

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

Outlook Web Bureau

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

Outlook Web Bureau

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

19 January, 2021

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

Outlook Web Bureau

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 to ensure'.

15 November, 2019

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 said.

Photo Gallery

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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