After purifying the souls of 100 million pilgrims at the Maha Kumbh, the Ganga will return to its usual way, polluted, sluggish and neglected. Indian cities have no plan to stop dumping their effluents and sewage into rivers
The river Yamuna's Delhi stretch is its most polluting one. After crores spent on cleaning it up, the river's become dirtier. Perhaps it's time that the river's pollution management paradigm is changed
This is a story of justice denied. On February 13, 1996, the Supreme Court, the highest seat of justice in the country, ruled that five units of a particular company, producing toxic chemicals in Bichhri village in Rajasthan's Udaipur district, be shut down
The Damodar is the most polluted river in the country today, thanks to the several industries that have sprouted on its mineral-rich banks. Experts say the only way to save the Damodar valley is for these highly polluting industries to make massive investments in clean-up technologies or to switch to a new generation of cleaner technologies, but the industrialists exploiting the area's resources are not willing to make the change.