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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.