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Arvind Kejriwal supports those who raised anti-national slogans in JNU: Prakash Javadekar

Coming down heavily on Kejriwal for not giving sanction to prosecute Kumar and others facing sedition charges, Javadekar said that despite repeatedly being asked by the court about the permission, the chief minister was not granting it.

Delhi Confidential: In Officer’s Defence

Union Health Secretary Preeti Sudan lost her temper briefly after several journalists questioned the rationale behind banning e-cigarettes and not banning regular cigarettes.


Bonus for rail employees, ban on e-cigarettes: Major Cabinet decisions taken today

This is for the sixth consecutive year that productivity linked bonus is being given to railway employees. In another decision, the cabinet also approved a ban on the sale, production of e-cigarettes.

DD India will soon be available all over world: Javadekar

The minister highlighted the role played by Doordarshan in its journey of the last 60 years, reminiscing about the programmes and highlighting how the broadcaster has continued to enthral audiences over the decades.

Private channels to air news, shows with sign language

Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting Prakash Javadekar announced on Wednesday that this was requested of industry bodies, and they agreed to it.

UNCCD COP14 HIGHLIGHTS: India will put an end to single-use plastic in the coming years, says PM Modi

PM Modi said that India would be happy to propose initiatives for greater cooperation in addressing issues of climate change, biodiversity and land degradation.


Slowdown temporary and cyclical... fundamentals of economy strong: Prakash Javadekar

Asked to respond to Congress leader Rahul Gandhi’s tweet in which he took a dig at the Modi government, Javadekar said, “I do not want to respond to criticism from a person who was missing for 90 out of those 100 days."

No panic situation, fundamentals of Indian economy strong: Prakash Javadekar

"The government is responding with whatever actions are immediately necessary. This is a temporary phase and not a direction of a real slowdown," he said.

‘Moving ahead towards a transparent life’: Prakash Javadekar

Javadekar said that foresters have been given smartphones with an application that records whether each of them has walked at least 10 km every day. “New accountability is being set,” he said.

Delhi: In meetings with BJP leaders, workers push for GST cut

Other suggestions include regularisation of unauthorised colonies, land pooling.

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Preparations across country for 70th Independence Day celebrations

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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.


Prakash Javadekar on how the RSS works

In this Idea Exchange, Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar sees an ‘agenda’ in calling Indian cities among worst polluted, defends Modi government’s stand on NGOs, questions Rahul Gandhi’s aggression, and asserts RSS does not interfere in government.

Prakash Javadekar says Modi has already delivered on promises

In this Idea Exchange, Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar sees an ‘agenda’ in calling Indian cities among worst polluted, defends Modi government’s stand on NGOs, questions Rahul Gandhi’s aggression, and asserts RSS does not interfere in government.