Uma Bharati

Frog weddings are passe, now marriages held between men to appease rain gods

Frog weddings are passe, now marriages held between men to appease rain gods

They are noway a gay couple! Hailing from Indore, Sakaram Ahirwar and Rakesh Adjan performed the marriage rituals while their wives and children were mere spectators.

Aug 05, 2017, 19:50 PM IST

More water to be released in Yamuna to bring pollution down: Bharati

"Sewage is flowing into Yamuna from Delhi, which is very sad. It was a difficult task to see water is discharged from the barrage in Yamuna,” Uma Bharti said.

Oct 17, 2016, 22:24 PM IST

New questions over India's $165 bn gamble of linking rivers

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Oct 13, 2016, 12:06 PM IST
Mahanadi water issue: Tripartite meeting between Centre, Odisha, Chhattisgarh to be held today

Mahanadi water issue: Tripartite meeting between Centre, Odisha, Chhattisgarh to be held today

The tripartite meeting between the Centre, Odisha and Chattisgarh over the Mahanadi water issue will be held in the national capital on Saturday.

Sep 17, 2016, 09:55 AM IST

PM Modi to launch model stretch of Ganga in Jharkhand: Uma Bharti

Uma Bharti said PM Modi will launch the model 80-km stretch of the river for clean-up operation on May 19 next.

Apr 01, 2016, 20:38 PM IST

Uma Bharati asks WAPCOS to join Clean Ganga programme

Water Resources Minister Uma Bharati on Tuesday asked the public sector premier consultancy organization WAPCOS Ltd to extend its services to the government's flagship programme of 'Namami Gange'.

Sep 30, 2015, 00:14 AM IST

I want to write book on PM Narendra Modi: Uma Bharati

Union Minister Uma Bharati on Sunday said she wants to write a book on Prime Minister Narendra Modi as she is impressed by his personality and "in-depth knowledge of every Indian issue."

Aug 16, 2015, 17:09 PM IST

I am not yet married, no scope now: Uma Bharti

"I am not yet married and there is no scope also." This is what 56-year-old Union Minister Uma Bharti quipped in the Lok Sabha after a slip of tongue by Speaker Sumitra Mahajan.

Aug 13, 2015, 18:24 PM IST

''Acche din'' for Amethi about to come: Uma Bharti

Union minister Uma Bharti on Wednesday assured villagers from Amethi that for them `acche din` (good days) were about to come as her fellow union minister Smriti Irani would now look after the place.

Jun 03, 2015, 22:57 PM IST

India to raise Saptkoshi river issue with Nepal: Uma Bharati

India will raise the issue of Saptkoshi river with Nepal which causes flood in Bihar every year, Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharati said on Thursday.

May 28, 2015, 20:11 PM IST

Panel on Yamuna 'E-flow': Centre calls for consensus among members

 Differences of opinion among the members of a panel set up to decide on the 'Environmental Flow' in Yamuna river has forced the Ministry of Water Resources to ask them to arrive at a consensus so that their report can be submitted to another body set up by the National Green Tribunal (NGT).

Apr 02, 2015, 00:31 AM IST
Govt to make law to protect Ganga from pollution

Govt to make law to protect Ganga from pollution

The Centre will enact a law for permanent protection of river Ganga from pollution as Prime Minister Narendra Modi today pitched for an "uncompromising mission-mode approach" to stop its further pollution.

Mar 26, 2015, 22:41 PM IST

Govt to set up network of monitoring stations along Ganga

The government has sanctioned a project for the setting up of a network of 113 real-time water quality monitoring stations at critical locations along the Ganga river, Rajya Sabha was informed on Monday.

Mar 09, 2015, 16:49 PM IST
UK team meets Uma Bharati over Clean Ganga Mission

UK team meets Uma Bharati over Clean Ganga Mission

 A team of experts from the United Kingdom called on Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharati and discussed about the Clean Ganga Mission.

Mar 07, 2015, 23:09 PM IST

MPPEB scam: Uma Bharati refuses to comment on Cong's allegations

Senior BJP leader Uma Bharati on Tuesday refused to comment on Congress's allegation that there was an attempt to magnify her role by investigating agencies in connection with the Madhya Pradesh recruitment scam.

Feb 17, 2015, 12:56 PM IST

Technology for dams should not kill rivers: Uma Bharati

Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharati on Wednesday said that her ministry is not opposing construction of dams on rivers in the north east except that the technology should be safe and should not "kill" the river.

Feb 11, 2015, 19:32 PM IST

Delhi defeat: PM Modi holds deliberations with Cabinet colleagues

In the backdrop of BJP's shocking defeat in the Delhi Assembly election, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday held deliberations with his senior Cabinet colleagues from the party.

Feb 10, 2015, 21:30 PM IST

Uma Bharati in Jharkhand on 'Clean Ganga Mission'

Union Minister Uma Bharati on Monday arrived in Jharkhand to discuss with the state government about 'Clean Ganga Mission' and other matters.

Feb 02, 2015, 23:38 PM IST

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.

Jan 28, 2015, 23:08 PM IST

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.

Jan 15, 2015, 18:40 PM IST