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Prakash Javadekar


Cabinet approves 4% hike in DA to 21%; 48 lakh govt employees, 65 lakh pensioners to benefit

March 13, 2020 10:13 pm

Govt will incur Rs 14,595 cr additional expense due to DA hike, said Union Minister Javadekar

Prakash Javadekar gives environmental clearance for Mopa airport

March 13, 2020 3:10 am

"I am happy to announce that today I have given environmental approval for Greenfield International Airport in Goa. This will pave the way for overall development for the region and give boost to tourism in the state," he tweeted.

Delhi Confidential: Ears to the Ground

March 09, 2020 1:51 am

Prakash Javadekar decided to mark International Women’s Day with Swachata Sevikas in Pune.

From Jan 2021, mandatory for manufacturers to provide bags to dispose sanitary pads: Javadekar

March 09, 2020 3:20 am

Javadekar said the move was necessary as although usage of sanitary pads has increased, their disposal was being done in a manner that might have adverse impact on the health of those involved in waste-picking.

‘Selective silence’: BJP says Congress, AAP politicising Delhi violence

February 28, 2020 1:46 am

The ruling BJP alleged that both the Congress and AAP were “politicising” the communal violence and that there were attempts to instigate violence.

Cabinet nod for order adopting central laws in Concurrent List for J&K

February 27, 2020 4:04 am

An official statement later said all the Central laws, applicable to the whole of India except the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir before October 31, 2019 are now applicable to Union territory of Jammu and Kashmir from October 31, 2019.

India gets Champion of Migratory Species award

February 18, 2020 12:36 am

India has been conferred this award for joining the SGS 2020-2023 under which it would contribute a minimum of 20,000 Euros per year for supporting CMS programmes for conservation of migratory species and for keeping its energy projects ETF compliant.

Start new campaign on work undertaken: Prakash Javadekar to ministries

February 13, 2020 8:57 am

The new campaign has been named ‘Har Kaam Desh Ke Naam’ (Every work dedicated to the nation).

Prakash Javadekar interview: 'Our politics is of empowerment, AAP’s of entitlement'

February 07, 2020 7:57 am

Prakash Javadekar, Union Minister and BJP's Delhi election in-charge, speaks to The Indian Express on barbs at Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, the Centre’s approach towards Shaheen Bagh, and how his party hopes to counter AAP on subsidies.

Javadekar calls Kejriwal a terrorist, AAP hits back: Why not arrest CM

February 04, 2020 2:47 am

Flanked by Union Minister of State (Finance) Anurag Thakur, Javadekar said there is plenty of “evidence” to show that Kejriwal is a “terrorist”, including the fact that the AAP chief had once called himself an anarchist.


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 01, 2018 3:35 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.