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VARIETY

 |  3-minute read
Yamuna, Mc mehta, Taj mahal pollution, Taj Mahal

Save the Taj: Why the world won't forgive us for letting Taj Mahal become a victim of neglect

Government apathy and short-sighted development priorities are destroying India’s most iconic monument.

VARIETY

 |  Retrofit  |  5-minute read
Yamuna, Ganga, River, India

How India can save itself from a water crisis

We are today classified as a water-stressed economy.

POLITICS

 |  Good News Diary  |  3-minute read
Yamuna, Open Defecation, #NGT

Slapping fine for open defecation will not clean India’s holiest and dirtiest rivers

It should have been more specific in what’s not permitted because blanket bans will not save water bodies.

POLITICS

 |  7-minute read
Namami Gange, Holy Rivers, Yamuna, Ganga

Are Ganga and Yamuna going to be 'living entities' only for Uttarakhand?

Allowing the river to be a legal entity means according it the right to live.

POLITICS

 |  17-minute read
Yamuna, Delhi Government, #NGT, Bela Estate

What we'll lose if we destroy Delhi's Bela Estate in the name of protecting Yamuna

This piece was authored by members of Lok Shikshak Manch - a teachers' collective.

POLITICS

 |  7-minute read
World Culture Festival, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, Delhi pollution, Yamuna

We are all to blame for Yamuna

We need to evaluate the historical damage on floodplains versus an event which brought these issues up.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, Delhi pollution, Yamuna, World Culture Festival

Sri Sri is lying and misleading all about my Yamuna assessment

Art of Living's administration of enzymes to 'clean up' the river is an unscientific and unforgivable trespass.

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
Yamuna, Arvind Kejriwal, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, World Culture Festival

Thank you Sri Sri, India owes you

What made the festival so rewarding is his brand of spirituality.

POLITICS

 |  2-minute read
World Culture Festival, Yamuna, Sri Sri

Art of leaving a mess behind, Sri Sri style

It's not the job of farmers and ragpickers to clean up.

POLITICS

 |  2-minute read
Yamuna, Art of Living, World Culture Festival

Why I did not perform at Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's World Culture Festival

If it means destroying the very rivers on the banks of which cultures were actually born, then it is meaningless for me to celebrate it.