Dye wastes are considered as the most problematic group of pollutants. Most of them are non-biodegradable and highly toxic in nature. Some of them are carcinogenic also like aromatic amines. This paper provides an overview of various methods for dye removal such as adsorption, ozonation, catalytic oxidation, membrane processes, biological methods and so on. The advantages and disadvantages of various methods are also discussed and their efficacies are Compared.