Ganga rejuvenation cannot be modelled on foreign rivers: Bharti

 Despite getting several international offers, rejuvenation of Ganga cannot be modelled on foreign rivers as the river has cultural and religious significance, Water Minister Uma Bharti said on Saturday.

Uma Bharti gets clean chit in case related to disrespecting tricolour

Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti was on Thursday discharged by a local court in a ten-year-old case in which she was accused of disrespecting the national flag during her Tiranga Yatra at Hubli.

Australia assures India full technological support to clean Ganga

Australia Monday assured India that it would extend full technological support for the ambitious project to cleanse the Ganga, saying measures like controlling effluent discharge could be used to clean the river.

Clean Ganga not possible without clean Yamuna: Bharti

 Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharati has said the Centre will soon start fulfilling the promises made for cleaning up River Yamuna.

Uma Bharti bereaved

Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti's eldest brother Kanhaiya Lodhi died on Saturday in a hospital at Jhansi, family sources said.

Uma Bharti seeks religious leaders' help in keeping Ganga clean

As part of her efforts to make the Ganga rejuvenation programme a mass movement, Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti on Thursday sought cooperation of religious leaders in keeping the river clean.

Uma Bharti's supporters stop train for BJP leader

A train was allegedly stopped by supporters of Union Minister for Water Resources Uma Bharti at Jhansi station after the minister was late by a few minutes, even as the authority denied such an incident.

Will clean Ganga in 2 years: Uma Bharti
Will clean Ganga in 2 years: Uma Bharti

Ganga will be cleaned in a "qualitatively manner" within next two years, Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti said here Sunday.

Brahmaputra Board to be revamped and rechristened: Bharti

Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti on Wednesday announced revamping and rechristening of the Brahmaputra Board to improve its efficiency and functioning to control floods, erosion and landslides caused by the river and its tributary in the north east.

'Feudal mindset' to expect BJP win every election: Uma Bharti

Following the humiliating defeat in Delhi polls, Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti on Tuesday tried to put up a brave face by saying that expecting BJP to win every election in India is an expression of "feudal mindset".

Uma Bharti apologises for BJP's Vision Document goof-up

Union minister and BJP leader Uma Bharti Friday apologised to the people of the northeast for the party`s Delhi poll Vision Document that described people from the region living in Delhi as "immigrants".

Assam anti-erosion & flood management pattern to be changed: Uma Bharati

Union Water Resources and River Development Minister Uma Bharati Friday said the anti-erosion and flood management pattern in Assam will be changed to benefit people of the state.

Bengal to submit Rs 300 crore proposal to prevent Ganga erosion

West Bengal will submit a Rs.300 crore proposal to the central government for preventing Ganga erosion in Murshidabad and Malda districts.

Centre reviewing condition of northeast rivers: Uma Bharti

Intending to utilise the water resources in India's northeast for the country's benefit, the centre has started reviewing the condition of the rivers to find out ways to harness their potential, union minister Uma Bharti said Wednesday.

 Jitan Ram Manjhi, Uma Bharti praise each other
Jitan Ram Manjhi, Uma Bharti praise each other

 Displaying bonhomie, Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi and Union Minister Uma Bharti on Monday mutually praised each other.

Determine to rejuvenate Ganga: Uma Bharati
Determine to rejuvenate Ganga: Uma Bharati

Notwithstanding attempts by the alleged "power mafia" to disrupt rejuvenation of Ganga, the Government Saturday said that it is determined to cleanse the polluted holy river "come what may".

Interlinking of rivers reaching new goals: Uma Bharti

Underscoring that interlinking of rivers is reaching new goals, Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharati today said steps are being taken to address the drinking water requirements of Mumbai till 2060.

BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj speaks exclusively to Zee Media

BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj speaks exclusively to Zee Media.

Sakshi was at the centre of a controversy when he asked Hindu women to have at least four children, sparking condemnation from the opposition, which alleged that the ruling party was trying to polarise the atmosphere.

SC pulls up Centre over Ganga cleaning, Uma Bharti says process will take time
SC pulls up Centre over Ganga cleaning, Uma Bharti says process will take time

Union Minister of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Uma Bharti on Wednesday said that the government will take time to clean the Ganga river.

Hearing the Ganga matter, not cleaning river: SC judge

 Supreme Court Justice TS Thakur on Tuesday said he was amused when his staff asked him when he was going to Varanasi for the Ganga cleaning as Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti wanted to accompany him, and told them to tell her he was merely hearing the matter in court.