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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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".
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".
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.
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.
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.
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.