On March 20, there was a judgement by the Uttarakhand High Court which conferred the status of legal personhood to Ganga and Yamuna and "all their tributaries, streams, every natural water flowing with flow continuously or intermittently" with "all ... DNA, 2 weeks ago
The Ganga is the third largest river in the world. It also one of the most polluted. This 2,500 km-long ‘goddess’ is truly the lifeline of India, with over 500 million people depending on it for their day-to-day livelihood. It also happens to be ...catchnews.com, 1 month ago
According personhood to the Ganga and Yamuna is probably the best way to ensure the protection of natural resources, says Arundhuti Dasgupta.Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com When the Uttarakhand high court accorded the status of personhood to the Ganga and the Yamuna and appointed a spokesperson on their behalf, it bracketed India with countries such as Ecuador and New Zealand -- both nations have given citizenship rights to not just their rivers, but also forests and parks. This is ...Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
[India], Feb. 1 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday greeted the nation on the occasion of Basant Panchami. "Greetings on the special occasion of Basant Panchami," Prime Minister Modi tweeted. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee also ...Sify, 2 months ago
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