India seeks German support for Ganga rejuvenation

Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharati Wednesday called for Indo-German cooperation in rejuvenation of the Ganga river.

Chandrababu meets PM Modi, seeks special category status for Andhra Pradesh

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Thursday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and sought special category status for the state, which was bifurcated last year.

MP Chief Minister meets Uma Bharati

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan today called on Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharati and discussed various water issues in the State including beautification of Narmada river.

Uma Bharti seeks DM report on dead bodies in Ganges

Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharati on Wednesday said she has sought a report from the District Magistrate of Unnao with regard to the incident of dead bodies that were found in the River Ganges.

Masses will be involved in Ganga rejuvenation prog: Uma Bharati

 Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharati today said that masses would be involved in the massive Ganga rejuvenation programme such as planting of saplings and preventing dirt from mixing up in the river.

'Govt will ensure no loss to environ due to linking of rivers'

Amid apprehension from some environmentalists about the effects of inter-linking of rivers, Water Resources Minister Uma Bharati said the government will ensure that there is no loss to the environment due to this project.

Don't pollute Ganga, says Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday made a public appeal to not pollute the Ganga river while calling for a "time-bound, swift action and single-minded focus to ensure it is made pollution-free".

Dams have short life, rivers are eternal: Bharati

Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharati today emphasised the need to ensure that the ecological flow of river is not hampered by construction of dams.

Uma Bharti's chopper loses contact on its way to Ramgarh
Uma Bharti's chopper loses contact on its way to Ramgarh

A chopper ferrying Union Minister Uma Bharti to Ramgarh in Jharkhand on Saturday lost its way in the middle, triggering panic among people.

Centre, Telangana to discuss national status demand for irrigation project

Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharati on Monday said that the Centre and Telangana government officials would discuss the demand for according national status for Pranahita-Chevella irrigation project in the state.

Next meeting of Brahmaputra Board to be held in Shillong

Stressing the need for a detailed water mapping of the Northeast, Water Resource Minister Uma Bharati on Tuesday said that she would be holding the next meeting of the Brahmaputra Board in Shillong.

Medha Patkar, activists detained trying to enter Water Ministry

 Activist Medha Patkar and several of her supporters from the Narmada Bachao Andolan (NBA) were today detained by the police when they tried to enter the Water Resources ministry to meet Minister Uma Bharati.

Centre to launch 'Jal Gram' scheme next year: Uma Bharati

Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharati on Saturday said that the Centre will launch the Jal Gram (Water Village) Scheme in 2015.

Sanskrit should be recognised as intermediary language: Uma Bharati

In the midst of a row over removal of German as third language in Kendriya Vidyalayas, Union Minister Uma Bharati on Saturday said Sanskrit should be recognised as an "intermediary" language to fill the "gap" between English and Hindi in the country.

Centre calls meeting to resolve Mullaperiyar issue

Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharati has called a meeting of water resources ministers of Tamil Nadu and Kerala to discuss the issue of rising water level in the Mullaperiyar dam.

Mulling Varanasi for branch of central water research station: Uma Bharati

The government is mulling a proposal for opening a branch of the Central Water and Power Research Station in Varanasi with a view to intensifying study and research on rivers in the region, Union Water Resources and Ganga Rejuvenation Minister Uma Bharati said here on Wednesday.

Telangana Irrigation Minister meets Uma Bharati

In the wake of a dispute between Andhra Pradesh and Telangana over sharing of water and electricity, Telangana Irrigation Minister T Harish Rao met Union Water Resource Minister Uma Bharati here today.

Uma Bharati participates in 'Run for Unity' in UP

Union Minister for Water Resource and River Development Uma Bharati Friday led 'Run for Unity' here on the 139th birth anniversary of the first Home Minister of the country Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.

Week-long Acharya Tulsi birth centenary kicks off with motto “World peace and Anuvrat Movement”
Week-long Acharya Tulsi birth centenary kicks off with motto “World peace and Anuvrat Movement”

Various dignitaries from political and Bollywood world came together on one platform at Aadhyatmik Sadhana Kendra, Mehrauli Sunday on the occasion of Acharya Shri Tulsi Janma Shatabdi Samaroh-2014 Programme. 

Inter-linking of rivers to be completed in a decade: Uma Bharati

Underlining that government would ensure there would be no loss to environment while linking rivers across the country, Union Water Resource Minister Uma Bharati on Friday said the "dream project" would be completed within a decade.