Uma Bharti says 'defecation near Kedarnath shrine caused Uttarakhand floods'

In what can leave the rationalists completely baffled, the Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti has reportedly claimed that defecation near the pious Kedarnath shrine had caused June 2013 Uttarakhand's devastating floods that killed dozens.

Bypoll results shouldn't be linked with Modi's popularity: Uma Bharti

Senior BJP leader Uma Bharti on Tuesday said the reverses suffered by the party in assembly bypolls in Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan and Gujarat should not be linked with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's popularity.

Bypolls result shouldn't be linked with Modi's popularity: Uma Bharti

Senior BJP leader Uma Bharti on Tuesday said the reverses suffered by the party in assembly bypolls in Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan and Gujarat should not be linked with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's popularity.

Uma Bharti promises clean Ganga in 3 years

 Union Minister Uma Bharti today reiterated her commitment to clean India's longest river Ganga and promised to do so in three years while also asserting that she would not entertain any questions in this regard before the task was achieved.

Uma Bharti promises clean Ganga in three years

Union Minister Uma Bharti on Sunday reiterated her commitment to clean India's longest river Ganga and promised to do so in three years while also asserting that she would not entertain any questions in this regard before the task was achieved.

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Govt launches web portal on Ganga Rejuvenation Plan
Govt launches web portal on Ganga Rejuvenation Plan

In a major step towards its cleanliness drive, the Ministry of Water Resource on Friday launched an exclusive web portal on the river Ganga.

Israel offers help in Ganga cleaning project
Israel offers help in Ganga cleaning project

Israel has expressed interest in sharing its expertise on water purification and waste water treatment under Prime Minister Narendra Modi's pet project for cleaning river Ganga.

Govt to launch water conservation scheme on Upadhyaya's birth anniv

Commemorating the birth anniversary of late Jana Sangh leader Deen Dayal Upadhyaya, the Ministry of Water Resources will launch a National Water Conservation and Water Enrichment Scheme on September 25.

Share views with me freely, frankly: Uma Bharati to officials

Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharati on Friday urged her ministry officials to express their opinions "without any fear and hesitation" and asked them to send their views directly to her through sealed envelopes.

Yamuna river needs to be cleaned, says Uma Bharti

Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti stressed on cleaning the Yamuna river during a surprise visit to the ghats here.

Some states trying to create water dispute: Uma Bharti

Mathura; Union Minister Uma Bharti on Tuesday said some states are trying to create water dispute although she asserted that Uttar Pradesh would get its share of water.

Uma advises Congress leaders to listen to PM Modi's speech

Union Minister Uma Bharti on Monday advised Congress leaders to listen to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's address to students on the occasion of Teacher's Day on September 5.

Seniors from both religions should discuss 'love jihad': Uma Bharti

Senior BJP leader and Union Minister Uma Bharti on Monday said that religious leaders from both Hinduism and Islam should discuss the issue of alleged 'love jehad'.

Clean Ganga drive: Toxin sensors to send alerts about effluents level

The Central government has directed to install high-tech sensors at critical points along the Ganga to check the level of discharge of industrial waste into the river from about 700 units.

Call to check industrial pollution in Ganga

The water resources, river development and Ganga rejuvenation ministry and the environment, forests and climate change ministry Thursday said they will jointly check industrial pollution of the Ganga river.

Cleaning of Yamuna: Uma Bharti promises to work pro-actively

Promising to cleanse the polluted Yamuna river, Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti on Wednesday said she would pro-actively work to get clearances from various ministries for developing the crucial source of water for Delhi.

South Australia keen on `Clean Ganga` project

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s ambitious `Clean Ganga` project received a shot-in-the-arm with the South Australia government showing its interest in cleaning up the river, which is considered sacred by many Indians.

2015-16 to be observed as water conservation year

The year 2015-16 will be observed as water conservation year and a public movement will be launched during the year to conserve the precious resource, Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Minister Uma Bharti said Wednesday.