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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.