'Unfair to look at climate commitment on participation basis'

India Tuesday said it is "unfair" to question the commitment of countries on the issue of climate change on the basis of the participation of their leaders at a summit being hosted by the UN Secretary General.

Modi will redefine India-US relations: Javadekar

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will "redefine" India's ties with the US, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said.

India not enthusiastic about Ban Ki-moon-convened climate meet

India is giving a lukewarm response to Ban Ki-moon-convened Climate Conference in New York next week insisting that parallel platforms add too confusion and negotiations should be held under the mandate of United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change only.

Will Amitabh Bachchan attend film fest, Javadekar evades query
Will Amitabh Bachchan attend film fest, Javadekar evades query

 

Panaji: Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar Wednesday neither confirmed nor denied the possibility of Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan as the chief guest at the 45th edition of the IFFI.

J&K floods: Govt mulling regulation along rivers

In view of the disastrous floods in Jammu and Kashmir, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Tuesday proposed preparing a River Regulation Zone notification to protect riverbeds from harmful constructions in future.

India likely to give lukewarm response to UN climate summit

India is likely to give a lukewarm response to the UN climate summit in New York this month as it views that it is not part of normal negotiation process being held under the aegis of UNFCCC.

Will make environment norms for industries more stringent: Prakash Javadekar

The government will make environment norms for industries more stringent, but at the same time they will be practical, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said Tuesday.

BJP will prove its mettle in Maharashtra, Haryana Assembly polls: Javadekar

Asking the masses not to believe the bypoll results, Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar on Tuesday said that the results are being misinterpreted as decline of 'Modi wave'.

Online portal for monitoring of zoos launched

Environment and Forest Minister Prakash Javadekar Friday launched an online portal for grant of recognition to zoos and their monitoring besides an E-archival and retrieval management system for the Central Zoo Authority.

India, EU stress need for global pact on climate change

India and the European Union today stressed the need for a global agreement on climate change at the UN Conference in Paris next year.

Show 'dadagiri' with what's wrong, not towards media: Javadekar to KCR

Union Minister Prakash Javadekar on Thursday asked Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao to show 'dadagiri' to set the things right instead of using the language of "burying" the media.

Govt set to announce new schedule for cable digitisation drive

The government is set to announce a new schedule for the drive for digitisation of cable sector and a notification is likely to be issued soon.

'Pune Festival' enters 26th year

A lively performance depicting 'Ganesh Vandana' by noted actress Hema Malini and her daughter Esha marked the inauguration of Pune Festival, an annual cultural extravaganza as part of the ongoing Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations.

Centre may order CBI inquiry into rhino poaching

 Centre on Friday said it may consider CBI inquiry into poaching of world-famous one-horned rhinos and other animals in Kaziranga National Park.

Javadekar promises to speed up CBI probe over rhino poaching

Union Minister of State for Environment and Forest Prakash Javadekar Friday assured to speed up the CBI probe into the poaching of Assam's one-horned rhinos.

We ensured transparency in environment clearances: Javadekar
We ensured transparency in environment clearances: Javadekar

Minister of State for Environment, Forest and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar Tuesday said that his ministry has ensured greater transparency by initiating online submission of applications for environment and forest clearances.

Will soon reconstitute Censor Board: I&B min

With its CEO having been arrested by CBI on graft charges, the government on Tuesday said it will soon reconstitute the Censor Board.

Ministers have freedom to take decisions under PM Modi: Javadekar
Ministers have freedom to take decisions under PM Modi: Javadekar

Prime Minister Narendra Modi gives his ministerial colleagues all the freedom and encourages them to take decisions, Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Tuesday while remarking that "policy paralysis" had come to an end under the new regime.

We ensured transparency in environment clearances: Javadekar

New Delhi: Minister of State for Environment, Forest and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar on Tuesday said that his ministry has ensured greater transparency by initiating online submission of applications for environment and forest clearances.

Upgrading benchmarks of every industry: Prakash Javadekar

I&B and Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar in a candid Interview with Zee Business Deputy Editor Amish Devgan says that the NDA government has been able to control price rise especially that of petrol.