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Prakash Javadekar


Prakash Javadekar takes a swipe as AAP MP asks producers to upload The Kashmir Files on YouTube

March 25, 2022 8:56 pm

During the discussion on a resolution moved by BJP member Rakesh Sinha in the upper house, AAP member Sanjay Singh had asked the government to make the film based on the exodus of Kashmiri Pandits available on YouTube.

The de-facto Congress president often acts spontaneously without consulting advisers

December 19, 2021 10:25 am

🔴 Coomi Kapoor writes: Rahul Gandhi's remarks were too philosophical for the average listener and he played into the BJP’s hands since the ruling party, fearing that it is on a weak wicket on prices, is keen to exploit the Hindutva card in UP.

The exits: Odds stacked against him, Prakash Javadekar innings comes to an end

July 08, 2021 2:44 am

With questions being raised and the government’s handling of the second wave coming under scrutiny, it fell on the I&B Ministry to blunt criticism, including in the international media, though it had no role in dealing with the situation on the ground.

Cabinet expansion: 12 ministers, including Harsh Vardhan, Ravi Shankar Prasad, Javadekar resign

July 07, 2021 7:54 pm

Here is the full list of ministers who resigned ahead of the Union cabinet reshuffle.

Cabinet approves FM Sitharaman's Covid-19 stimulus package, Rs 3.03-lakh crore scheme for power discoms

June 30, 2021 4:55 pm

Javadekar said that the export insurance cover of Rs 1.22 lakh crore scheme has been approved by Cabinet. It was further added that a reform-based, result-linked power discom scheme worth Rs 3.03 lakh crore also got the Cabinet's approval.

Stakeholders' meet soon to discuss growth plans for auto industry: Prakash Javadekar

June 29, 2021 4:26 pm

Javadekar added that many ideas are floating around on e-vehicles and there are newer solutions coming up, "so we will hold stakeholder consultation in both the areas very soon".

Govt launches LiDAR survey reports to augment water in forest areas

June 25, 2021 11:20 pm

These reports will be used to augment groundwater in forest areas so that animals don’t venture out in search of water, Javadekar said.

Meghalaya minister asks Centre to rethink green clearance to mining project in state

June 23, 2021 5:15 am

Dohling is a leader of regional party People’s Democratic Front party — a BJP ally and also a member of the BJP-led North East Democratic Alliance.

Cabinet nod to 5 MHz spectrum for Railways to boost communication, signalling

June 10, 2021 6:02 am

“It will help improve safety of passengers on the transport network,” Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said after a Cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi which cleared the proposal.

Minister’s claim after vaccination jibe: All will get jabs by December

May 29, 2021 3:15 am

The Union Minister cited recent remarks by the Health Ministry while making the claim.


Preparations across country for 70th Independence Day celebrations

August 13, 2017 6:15 pm

Independence Day will be celebrated across the country on August 15. India achieved Independence from colonial rule in 1947. At the stroke of the midnight, Jawaharlal Nehru, who went on to become the first PM of India, raised the tricolour above Lahori Gate of the Red Fort in Delhi. From that day, the tradition was repeated each year.

World Environment Day: Modi, Kohli, Kejriwal plant saplings

June 05, 2015 8:12 pm

Narendra Modi, Arvind Kejriwal, Virat Kohli creating awareness on environment on the occasion of World Environment Day.


Four years of the Modi government: In education, what the HRD ministry did, is doing and failed to do

June 08, 2020 12:21 pm

Here’s what the many ministry of the HRD ministry did with education, in our series The Last Lap. 

Tamil Nadu deserves better, says Javadekar

February 28, 2016 2:27 pm

Chennai, Feb 28 (ANI): Minister of State for Environment and Forests Prakash Javadekar on Sunday said Tamil Nadu deserves a better administration, adding that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government is helping the state in every way. He said Tamil Nadu deserves better than what it has got in the last 50 years. The BJP leader said he had fruitful discussions with DMDK chief Vijayakanth. He also said he also met leaders from parties like IJK, IPP, NJP, AIMMK and others.

Two zeroes don't add up to hero: BJP on Cong-DMK alliance

February 14, 2016 1:57 pm

Chennai, Feb 14 (ANI): Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Environment, Forest and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar on Sunday reacted over Congress and Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) alliance for the upcoming Tamil Nadu Assembly elections, and said that two zeroes don't add up to hero and so it won’t make any difference. He also said that they will come out with the alliance within one week. He further added that the people of Tamil Nadu are frustrated with the politics they have witnessed over half a century and they want change and fresh start.

Hollande pays tribute to Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat

January 25, 2016 7:26 am

New Delhi, Jan 25 (ANI): The visiting French President, Francois Hollande, paid tribute to Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi at the Rajghat on Monday. He was accompanied by Minister of State for Environment, Forests and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar. Later, Hollande also planted a sapling in the Rajghat premises. The French President was earlier accorded a ceremonial reception at the forecourts of the Rashtrapati Bhawan.

Jallikattu allowed with proper safeguards: Javadekar

January 08, 2016 9:31 am

Imphal, Jan 08 (ANI): Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Friday said that Tamil Nadu has been allowed to carry out their traditional bull taming sport ‘Jallikattu'. He added that the sport was approved after taking care of all the safeguards and without practicing cruelty against the animals.

Jallikattu order: Pon Radhakrishnan thanks PM Modi

January 08, 2016 8:24 am

Chennai, Jan 08 (ANI): Minister of State (MoS) Shipping, Road Transport and Highways Pon Radhakrishnan on Friday thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for allowing the Tamil Nadu Government to carry out their traditional bull taming sport ‘Jallikattu’. He also expressed gratitude to Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) party chief Amit Shah and Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar for acquiescing with the Tamil community. The controversial bull-taming sport is celebrated every year during Pongal.