Uttarakhand HC declares Ganga, Yamuna living entities, gives them legal rights

Ganga Yamuna Living Entities
The Uttarakhand high court on Monday declared the Ganga and Yamuna living entities, bestowing on them same legal rights as a person, a move...

Bengal to Save Ganga Bank at Mayapur

In january the Bengal government will start to save the holy banks of the Ganges river in Mayapur starting from Nandanacarya bhavan down to Hoola-ghat. Nandanacarya Bhavan is the original place where Sri Caitanya...

Yamuna River to be revived with help from London

London is to help India revive Delhi's Yamuna River, once revered as one of the country's most sacred waterways but now regarded as toxic and lethal by environmentalists.

Bhumi Pujan of Mathura Mahotsava conducted at Chandrodaya Mandir site

As a first step in organizing the two days event of the ‘Mathura Mahotsava’, ‘Bhumi pujan’ ceremony was conducted by Hema Malini on Sunday....

Bitter Seeds: A New Film about the Tragic Effects of Globalization

Every 30 minutes in India, a farmer kills himself in despair because he can no longer provide for his family. Manjusha, whose own father committed suicide, is determined to become a journalist.

ISKCON Joins Call for Indian Government to Clean Up Yamuna River

Studies have shown that 97% of the water from the Yamuna has been diverted away from its natural riverbed before it reaches New Delhi. A report compiled in 2006 by the CPCB stated there is “almost no fresh water in the river” from Delhi on.

Streams Of Filth

In a fantasy India, a cinematic, a fictitious one, the River always flows with serene timelessness. Wherever it goes – icy crags, dusty, thirsty plains or through heavy, damp air – the River contains spiritual depth...

Keeping the city clean is a challenge

The city administration is finding it difficult to keep the holy city clean, despite making all efforts. More than five dozens cleaners have been...

Sadhus, MPs and MLAs to be Part of Ganga Cleaning Mission:...

Water resources minister Uma Bharti has announced plans to convert the “Ganga Cleaning Mission” into a jan andolan or mass movement. Participants in a brainstorming session in July will include, she said, lawmakers from constituencies through which the mighty river flows, sadhus (sages) and “all those related to the cause of the Ganga.”

A thousand hands to clean Vrindavan today

A cleaning drive was organized today by the Brijdham Vikas Trust and Vrindavan Bal Vikas Manch (Vrindavan Youth Development Movement). 24 different locations in...