Godavari, Krishna rivers will not be linked
Policy matters this week Posted on 10 Jan, 2020 11:13 AM

Andhra Pradesh and Telangana shelve plan to link Godavari and Krishna rivers

Prakasam Barrage across Krishna river (Source: Subhash Chandra via Wikipedia)
NGT takes Karnataka to task over lake clean-up
Policy matters this week Posted on 11 Dec, 2018 02:01 PM

Put aside Rs 500 crore for lake clean-up: NGT to Karnataka government

Residential complexes around a lake in Bengaluru. (Source: IWP Flickr Photos)
Wetlands disappearing three times faster than forests
News this week Posted on 02 Oct, 2018 11:43 AM

World is losing the wetlands at a rate of 0.78 percent a year: Ramsar Convention

Deepor Beel in Assam (Source: IWP Flickr photos)
Citizens save polluted Bengaluru lake
One of the many polluted Bengaluru lakes, Gottigere lake is being revived, thanks to the intervention of some responsible citizens. Posted on 14 Mar, 2018 07:23 PM

Gottigere lake used to be a major source of water for south Bangalore. Its overflow fed several other lakes in the area. It was also the reason why so many people bought apartments nearby.

Gottigere residents gather to clean the lake. (Pic courtesy: 101Reporters)
Bengaluru's Bellandur lake is on fire again
News this week Posted on 24 Jan, 2018 10:14 AM

Bellandur lake catches fire again

Bellandur lake on fire. (Source: NDTV)
UP's religious smart city plan gets rejected
Policy matters this week Posted on 22 Aug, 2017 09:55 PM

Committee rejects UP's plan for a religious hi-tech smart city 

Ganga at Garhmukteshwar (Source: IWP Flickr Photos)
NGT serious about Yamuna revitalisation project
Policy matters this week Posted on 23 May, 2017 11:22 AM

Rs 5000 fine on those dumping waste on Yamuna floodplains

Garbage piled up near the Yamuna river. (Source: IWP Flickr Photo)
NGT strict over Bellandur lake rejuvenation
Policy matters this week Posted on 25 Apr, 2017 12:02 AM

Shut down industries around Bellandur lake: NGT to Karnataka govt

Bellandur lake on fire. (Source: NDTV)
Ganga, Yamuna now living entities
Policy matters this week Posted on 28 Mar, 2017 06:31 AM

Ganga, Yamuna have been recognised as living entities

Ganga river at Kachla, Uttar Pradesh (Source: IWP Flickr Photos)
Effluent treatment plant a must for industries: SC
Policy matters this week Posted on 27 Feb, 2017 08:03 PM

SC gets strict with industrial units 

A creek near a thermal power plant. (Source: IWP Flickr photos)