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.
The Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, Government of India is observing “India Water Week” from January 13 to 17th in an effort to raise awareness, conserve and use of water resources in the integrated manner.
With an aim of benefiting farmers, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday asked central departments and ministries to fast-track implementation of the rural irrigation scheme through a multi-pronged approach, including integrating it with NREGA.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday asked officials to fast track implementation of a mega irrigation scheme and also instructed the Water Resources Ministry to identify river-interlinking projects that could be taken up immediately.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday met union Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Minister Uma Bharti at his official residence here and discussed irrigation projects and cleaning up of rivers.