Prakash Javadekar says he will review files mentioned by Jayanthi Natarajan

Terming Jayanthi Natarajan's charge of specific requests on green clearances as a "serious issue", Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Friday said he would review the files where allegations of extraneous influence have been mentioned.

Follow your dreams as Modi, Obama did: Javadekar to NSS cadets

 Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Thursday met with the cadets of National Service Scheme (NSS) who participated in the Republic Day parade and exhorted them to passionately pursue their dreams as Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama did.

India, Germany to hold talks on environment, climate change

India and Germany will hold a bilateral meeting tomorrow aiming at strengthening the cooperation between the two nations on issues related to environment.

Will be more pro-active if US addresses demand for green tech transfer: India

Ahead of President Barack Obama's visit, India Friday said it will be more pro-active on climate change issues if the US addresses its demand for transfer of green technology and operationalisation of the Green Climate Fund pledged by the developed world including America.

PM chairs first meet of reconstituted climate panel
PM chairs first meet of reconstituted climate panel

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday chaired the first meeting of the reconstituted high-level climate panel to review the national action plan on climate change.

Manage Himalayan ecosystems to reduce effects of climate change: Javadekar

Managing Himalayan forest ecosystems on a trans-boundary scale is a must to reduce the effects of climate change, Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said here.

PM Modi to preside over first meeting of climate panel
PM Modi to preside over first meeting of climate panel

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Monday preside over the first meeting of the reconstituted Prime Minister's Council on Climate Change here.

Govt to launch campaign against plastic waste soon

Describing the increasing amount of plastic waste in the country as a 'serious issue', Union minister for environment and forests Prakash Javadekar Saturday said the government would soon start a special campaign to make people aware about its hazards.

BJP will have 20 CMs before 2019 General Elections: Javadekar

Exuding confidence over BJP expanding its base in the country, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar on Saturday said that the party would have its chief ministers in at least 20 states before the 2019 general polls.

Latest tiger census 'positive': Official
Latest tiger census 'positive': Official

The government is all set to release the latest tiger population report which is "positive" showing an improvement over the earlier census.

Inter-linking of rivers to get priority: Naidu

The government will take up inter-linking of rivers on a priority basis, Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu said Tuesday.

Govt to launch water literacy campaign after 'Swachh Bharat'
Govt to launch water literacy campaign after 'Swachh Bharat'

The government is planning to launch a water literacy campaign after the successful launch of the 'Swachh Bharat' campaign in India.

Centre to launch water literacy campaign

After 'Swachh Bharat', the Centre is now planning to launch a water literacy campaign aimed at the optimal use of the scarce resource and reducing its wastage.

Environment ministry no more a roadblock: Javadekar

Environment and Forests Minister Prakash Javadekar said Saturday that the government is committed to turn around the ministry's image as a "roadblock" ministry and ensure development without destruction.

Nothing to fear on forest rights issue: Prakash Javadekar

 Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Saturday said there should not be any fear among tribals of losing their forest rights and indicated that there might not be any dilution of the Forest Rights Act.

Anti-plastic drive launched in Pune

 Furthering Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan', Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar has begun a 'Plastic-free India' drive here in Shirur.

BJP confident of landmark win in Delhi: Javadekar

The BJP will record a "landmark" victory in the Delhi assembly elections and will rule at least 20 of India's 29 states before the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said Saturday.

First meeting of climate panel led by PM on Jan 19

The first meeting of a reconstituted high-level climate panel, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, will be held on January 19 to discuss the challenges of climate change, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said Friday.

Prakash Javadekar takes up 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan'

Minister of State (MoS) of Environment, Forest and Climate Change minister Prakash Javadekar on Thursday participated in 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan' in Pune.

Ancient Indian science theories based on logic: Javadekar
Ancient Indian science theories based on logic: Javadekar

Mumbai: Ancient Indian scientific theories were based on minute understanding of observations of centuries and based on experience and logic, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said here on Sunday.