Environment Minister

Prakash Javadekar slams Arvind Kejriwal, accuses him of playing cheap politics over pollution

Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar acquired electric vehicles for himself and his ministry saying it was their duty to relieve the people of contaminated air.

published on : 2nd November 2019

'Why the fuss?' asks Prakash Javadekar on cutting trees for PM Modi's rally in Maharashtra

Prakash Javadekar's remarks came a day after the opposition parties alleged that some trees on the campus of Sir Parshuram College in Pune city were chopped for PM Modi's rally on October 17.

published on : 16th October 2019

Odisha extends plastic ban to urban areas from October 2

After banning single-use plastic in six cities last year, the State Government on Tuesday announced extension of the prohibitory order to all urban areas from October 2.

published on : 18th September 2019

Tree cover increased in last five years, says Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar

Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said that rules and regulations need to be framed in a manner to encourage common people to come forward to plants trees.

published on : 7th September 2019

Telangana gets Rs 3000 crore Campa fund

Reddy, who attended the State Forest Ministers Conference conducted by Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar in Delhi on Thursday, said this was for the first time that such a huge Campa fund w

published on : 30th August 2019

Tamil Nadu Environment Minister threatens to nab pollution causing unitholders under Maintenance of Internal Security Act

The minister later said that a plan was being prepared to check future river pollution. “Such a scheme would be enforced step by step.

published on : 19th August 2019

Environmental concern in Odisha Assembly

The issue cropped up during the question hour with BJD members criticising the State Government for ignoring such an important issue.

published on : 31st July 2019

BJP leader alleges involvement of AAP minister in Hauz Qazi temple vandalism 

A mob vandalised a temple after a fight broke out over parking of a two-wheeler at Lal Kuan area under Hauz Qazi police station on Sunday night.

published on : 3rd July 2019

Environment minister warns action against manufacturers as Maharashtra braces for plastic ban

Kadam also reviewed the state's preparedness to strictly enforce the ban at a high-level meeting of officials from the state pollution board.

published on : 23rd June 2018

Cyclone Ockhi moves away from Lakshadweep: Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan

Now about 1,000 km southwest of Gujarat's Surat, Cyclone Ockhi is likely to move in northeasterly direction and gradually weaken, according to Union Environment Ministry.

published on : 3rd December 2017

AIADMK MPs meet Environment Minister over Jallikattu 

Anil Dave reiterated Centre's stand that decision on Jallikattu is pending with the Supreme Court but assured AIADMK MPs that he will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi to discuss the issue. 

published on : 11th January 2017