Environment Ministry

Harsh Vardhan takes charge as new Environment Minister

Vardhan is the third Environment Minister in the BJP-led NDA government after Prakash Javadekar and Dave.

May 22, 2017, 17:11 PM IST
Anil Madhav Dave was an exceptional personality, his last wish says it all

Anil Madhav Dave was an exceptional personality, his last wish says it all

Anil Madhav Dave, an expert in river conservation and a member of the parliamentary forum on global warming, was appointed environment minister only last year.

May 18, 2017, 15:30 PM IST
After Anil Dave's death, Dr Harsh Vardhan gets additional charge of Environment Ministry

After Anil Dave's death, Dr Harsh Vardhan gets additional charge of Environment Ministry

The news of Anil Dave's demise was broken by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a tweet.

May 18, 2017, 13:14 PM IST
Chennai oil spill: Environment Ministry to issue show cause notice to Kamarajar port

Chennai oil spill: Environment Ministry to issue show cause notice to Kamarajar port

Ministry sources said that the clearing of the oil is at an "advance" stage and a team of Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) also visited the port for monitoring the situation.

Feb 15, 2017, 09:20 AM IST

No death of birds in Gwalior and Delhi Zoo: Committee

The three member committee said that various samples were taken from birds like duck, pelican, crow and munia bird earlier this month from National Zoological Park and sent to ICAR National Institute of High Security Animal Diseases.

Oct 29, 2016, 00:15 AM IST
Javadekar gets a promotion after eventful two years in MoEF

Javadekar gets a promotion after eventful two years in MoEF

It has been a turnaround for Javadekar, who was earlier stripped of the charge of two key departments of Information and Broadcasting and Parliamentary Affairs as a Minister of State.

Jul 05, 2016, 14:00 PM IST