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Govt examining national regulator for appraising projects

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 21:29

Minister of State for Environment Prakash Javadekar said in a written reply that they will seek more time from the Supreme Court to set up the regulator.

DLF issue: Government to proceed further after getting report

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 15:21

Environment Minister Thiruvanchoor Radhakrishnan said the committee was stated to visit the site on July 21 and a report would be available on July 22.

784 elephants died in Odisha in 14 years

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 20:13

A total of 784 elephants have died in different forests of Odisha since 2000 while population of the pachyderm remained static at 1,930, as per 2012 census, state Forest and Environment Minister B K Arukh said today.

Word `delay` is deleted under Narendra Modi govt: Prakash Javadekar

Last Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014, 22:22

"Consider word `delay` has been deleted." This was the message by Prakash, Minister for I&B Minister, as he sought to assure all concerned that Modi govt would ensure speedy implementation of tasks.

India has right to grow, carbon emissions may rise: Prakash Javadekar

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 18:53

Prakash Javadekar, India`s Environment minister has taken a bold stand on the carbon emissions issue and stated a stark and inevitable truth.Though he emphasised on the fact that India is committed to reduce carbon emissions, it may increase in the process of development and poverty eradication.

Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar holds first `janata darbar`

Last Updated: Sunday, June 15, 2014, 19:13

Pitching for wider participation of people to increase green cover in cities, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Sunday held his first "janta darbar" where he listened to concerns about depleting forests and suggestions to check the trends on the issue.

Jairam Ramesh says Greenpeace is funded domestically

Last Updated: Friday, June 13, 2014, 01:11

Former environment minister Jairam Ramesh on Thursday virtually backed the NGO Greenpeace in the backdrop of an Intelligence Bureau report warning that the NGO is a threat to the country`s economic growth.

Goa CM meets Environment Min over mining issues

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 10, 2014, 15:47

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar today met Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar and discussed the issues arising from the ban of mining activities within a kilometre of national parks and sanctuaries.

`India to have proactive role in global events on environment`

Last Updated: Monday, June 09, 2014, 23:07

India would have a proactive role in the international events related to environment in the days to come, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Monday said.

`India to have proactive role in global events on environment`

Last Updated: Monday, June 09, 2014, 23:07

India would have a proactive role in the international events related to environment in the days to come, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Monday said.

Javadekar promises fast clearances to infrastructure projects

Last Updated: Thursday, May 29, 2014, 17:12

New Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Thursday promised to ensure "fast clearances" to infrastructure projects in a transparent manner and launched a process for transparent environmental clearance.

Javadekar takes over as environment minister

Last Updated: Thursday, May 29, 2014, 14:41

Prakash Javadekar Thursday took charge as the minister of environment, forest and climate change and said an online submission system for time-bound clearance of applications and greater transparency has been launched.