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Harsh Vardhan

Doctors campaign for Dr. Harsh Vardhan in Delhi

Doctors campaign for BJP's Dr. Harsh Vardhan in Delhi for Lok Sabha elections

May 09, 2019, 08:34 AM IST

Some people heckle Delhi CM Kejriwal at official event

Some people started mocking Kejriwal by coughing as he began his speech.

Dec 28, 2018, 00:37 AM IST

Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan plays King Janak at Delhi's Ramleela event

Union Minister Harsh Vardhan on Friday took part at a Ramlila event in Delhi. 

Oct 13, 2018, 22:16 PM IST

Union minister for environment acts in Luv Kush Ram Leela, Twitter wonders why

While many on Twitter see nothing wrong in Dr Harsh Vardhan participating in Ram Leela, there are others who believe a minister for the environment should be more concerned about Delhi's pollution than acting.

Oct 13, 2018, 09:17 AM IST

Five-storey building collapses in Delhi, kills four children, two women

A five-storey "weak" building collapsed in northwest Delhi on Wednesday, killing four children and two women.

Sep 26, 2018, 22:36 PM IST

India-made passenger aircraft to fly in three years: Harsh Vardhan

A prototype of Saras flew in January earlier this year for 40 minutes over Bengaluru skies for the first time.

Aug 13, 2018, 23:53 PM IST

India showed global leadership by pledging to phase out single-use plastics by 2022: UN Environment chief

During an event to celebrate the WED-2018 on June 5 in New Delhi, India had pledged to eliminate single-use plastics from India by 2022.

Jun 09, 2018, 12:17 PM IST

Union Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan, Sri Sri appeal to people to cut consumption of single-use plastic

India was the global host of 2018 World Environment Day celebrations, the largest UN-led celebration on environment. The theme for this edition was 'Beat Plastic Pollution'.

Jun 07, 2018, 00:34 AM IST

Stephen Hawking claimed Vedas theory superior to Albert Einstein's e=mc^2 theory of relativity: Union Minister Harsh Vardhan

Vardhan, who was addressing the inaugural session of the 105th Indian Science Congress here, however, parried questions on the source of the information.

Mar 16, 2018, 19:03 PM IST

India's overall forest cover expands: Report

The Minister said the news was good because it reverses the trend of decreasing forest cover the world over.

Feb 12, 2018, 19:18 PM IST

Green bodies laud launch of 'clean air campaign' in Delhi

Under the campaign, 70 teams comprising officials from various govt agencies will fan out and monitor causes of pollution and initiate remedial measures.

Feb 11, 2018, 00:05 AM IST

Offices should incentivise those who use cycles: Union Minister Harsh Vardhan

India`s 150 elite cyclists were seen in action at the National Cycling Championships in November, including Mumbai-based film actor and cycling enthusiast Farhan Akhtar, who is the brand ambassador of Saksham Pedal Delhi. 

Dec 31, 2017, 20:26 PM IST

Narendra Modi, Atal Bihari Vajpayee have same kind of DNA: Harsh Vardhan

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Atal Bihari Vajpayee has the "same kind of DNA" that made them unwavering in their commitment to public welfare which boded well for the country, Union Science and Technology Minister Harsh Vardhan said on Thursday.

Nov 09, 2017, 17:44 PM IST

India to play constructive role in combating climate change, says Harsh Vardhan at UN

The objective of the Paris Agreement is to prevent an increase in global average temperature and keep it well below two degree Celsius.

Nov 06, 2017, 23:50 PM IST

Delhi asks for choppers to sprinkle water over city to curb pollution

If you're walking on the streets of Delhi and suddenly sprinkled with water, don't be surprised.

Oct 25, 2017, 07:11 AM IST

Develop zero-pollution firecrackers: Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan to scientists

The SC put a ban on the sale of firecrackers in Delhi-NCR till October 31, keeping the increasing pollution under consideration.

Oct 15, 2017, 18:07 PM IST

Govt believes people have right to choose in democracy: MoS for Tourism KJ Alphons

Minister of State for Tourism Alphons Kannanthanam on Saturday said the government's stand is that people have a right to make their own choices, be it in terms of speech or their food.

Sep 09, 2017, 17:53 PM IST

Delhi's air quality has seen improvement: Govt informs Rajya Sabha

He said the effort of any person doing at least one good task that helps in curbing pollution would be encouraged.

Jul 31, 2017, 18:38 PM IST

91 animals, including seven rhinos died in floods in Kaziranga National Park: Govt

Over 25 lakh people bore the brunt of the flooding in 29 districts. The administration set up 1,098 relief camps and distribution centres in the state.

Jul 31, 2017, 18:04 PM IST

Environment Minister urges use of bicycle once a week

Harsh Vardhan also called upon people to protect and conserve the flora and fauna. 

Jul 21, 2017, 09:40 AM IST