Karnataka

Godavari, Krishna rivers will not be linked
Policy matters this week Swati Bansal posted 1 year 5 months ago

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 Swati Bansal posted 2 years 6 months ago

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 Swati Bansal posted 2 years 8 months ago

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. arathi posted 3 years 2 months ago

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 Swati Bansal posted 3 years 4 months ago

Bellandur lake catches fire again

Bellandur lake on fire. (Source: NDTV)
UP's religious smart city plan gets rejected
Policy matters this week Swati Bansal posted 3 years 9 months ago

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 Swati Bansal posted 4 years ago

Rs 5000 fine on those dumping waste on Yamuna floodplains

Garbage piled up near the Yamuna river. (Source: IWP Flickr Photo)
Ennore oil spill: Flora, fauna recover slowly
News this week Swati Bansal posted 4 years 1 month ago

Oil spill in Ennore has highly impacted the zone between Ennore and Marina beach

Oil sludge being manually removed from the rocky coast. (Image courtesy: The Indian Express)
NGT strict over Bellandur lake rejuvenation
Policy matters this week Swati Bansal posted 4 years 1 month ago

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 Swati Bansal posted 4 years 2 months ago

Ganga, Yamuna have been recognised as living entities

Ganga river at Kachla, Uttar Pradesh (Source: IWP Flickr Photos)