Union ministers stranded for 2 hours as Jet Airways flight couldn't take off for want of pilot!

Union Ministers Prakash Javadekar and Piyush Goyal were later flown to Delhi and Mumbai respectively by other flights.

World Wetlands Day: Govt mulls greater role for state govts in managing wetlands

World Wetlands Day: Govt mulls greater role for state govts in managing wetlands

World Wetlands Day marks the adopting of the Convention on Wetlands in the Iranian city of Ramsar on 2 February in 1971.  

Nadda, Javadekar BJP's poll-incharge for Kerala, Tamil Nadu

Union ministers JP Nadda and Prakash Javadekar were on Monday appointed BJP's election in-charge for the poll-bound states of Kerala and Tamil Nadu respectively.

Centre to help protect endangered deer in Manipur: Javadekar

Centre to help protect endangered deer in Manipur: Javadekar

There is a slight increase in the deer numbers. There were 180 deer in 2000. 

Pathankot terror attack: Restrained response from Indian establishement

Unidentified terrorists attacked the IAF base in Punjab`s Pathankot town early Saturday, leaving three IAF personnel and five terrorists dead.

Pathankot attack: Friendship, terror can't go together, says Prakash Javadekar

Pathankot attack: Friendship, terror can't go together, says Prakash Javadekar

Condemning the attack on the Indian Air Force Base in Pathankot, Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Saturday pointed out that friendship and terror cannot go hand in hand.

Government likely to allow return of Jallikattu in Tamil Nadu

Government likely to allow return of Jallikattu in Tamil Nadu

The Centre is all set to allow the popular bull taming sport Jallikattu and few other bullock races in Tamil Nadu from New Year.

Solution for Union Carbide waste under consideration: Javadekar

The central government is considering ways to dispose of toxic waste lying at the defunct Union Carbide pesticide factory in Bhopal, union Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Sunday.

Govt to develop villages with people's participation: Javadekar

Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said the government is working to ensure that tribals also get at least the Minimum Support Price for forest produce.

India has secured its interest in Paris agreement: Prakash Javadekar

India has secured its interest in Paris agreement: Prakash Javadekar

India has been a strong advocate of the principles of equity and Common But Differentiated Responsibilties (CBDR) in the climate change regime and the country has been able to "secure" its interest in the recently signed Paris agreement, the government today said.

Nearly 60 percent greenhouse gas emissions from energy sector: Govt

Energy sector contributes for nearly 60 per cent of greenhouse gas emissions, followed by electricity, industry, agriculture and other sectors, Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said today.

Delhi's air quality in November varied from poor to severe

Delhi's air quality in the month of November and first 10 days of December varied from poor, very poor to severe due to increased Particulate Matter (PM), Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said today.

One tiger killed by poachers this year till November: Govt

One tiger killed by poachers this year till November: Govt

The minister said that the government through the National Tiger Conservation Authority/Project Tiger has taken a number of steps for the protection of the big cat and other wildlife species which includes efforts to prevent poaching and other illegal acts.

Prakash Javadekar to make statement on Paris Agreement on Wednesday

Union Environment, Forests and Climate Change Minister Prakash Javadekar said that he would make a statement on India's role in Paris Agreement in the parliament on Wednesday.

Has Modi sarkar now turned into Modi+ sarkar?

Has Modi sarkar now turned into Modi+ sarkar?

For more than one year after he became the prime minister in May 2014, Narendra Modi was accused of running a one-man show (read government). He was accused by the Opposition of interfering in every ministry's work and overshadowing his ministers. For example, in the one-and-half-years that the Modi government has been in power, it is PM Modi and not External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj who has taken most foreign tours.

India's environmental targets fulfilled at Paris: Javadekar

India's environmental targets fulfilled at Paris: Javadekar

Prakash Javadekar said that he will brief Parliament about the developments in Paris and how it will benefit India.

COP21: World unites against challenges of global warming

95 counties joined hands together to save the Earth by fighting the increasing global warming.

Paris Climate Agreement: Is India a winner or loser?

Paris Climate Agreement: Is India a winner or loser?

Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar felt the pact could have been more ambitious.

India cheers as Paris delivers ''historic'' climate accord

India cheers as Paris delivers ''historic'' climate accord

India immediately welcomed the pact, saying it was balanced and addressed most of its concerns.

Paris summit: Historic climate deal sealed; aims well below 2 degree Celsius limit

Paris summit: Historic climate deal sealed; aims well below 2 degree Celsius limit

A landmark climate change deal was tonignt clinched with the approval of India, China and the US, after days of tough negotiations here with the legally-binding pact seeking to limit global warming to "well below" 2 degrees Celsius and committing USD 100 billion a year from 2020 to help developing nations.