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Prakash Javedekar


Centre revokes PoP ban after protests by idol makers

May 23, 2020 2:39 am

“The ban on PoP for the Ganesh idol has been postponed for one year. This will not harm those artisans who have already made their idols this year,” Javadekar tweeted Friday. Idol makers, however, were directed to avoid the use of chemicals and dyes as much as possible this year

BJP won’t close doors to those wanting to join, says Prakash Javadekar

July 14, 2019 1:26 am

Javadekar’s remarks come at a time when political crisis continues in Karnataka, where the JD(S)-Congress alliance government is on the brink of collapse with 16 MLAs — 13 of the Congress and three of the JD(S) — resigning from their Assembly membership.

Zero plus zero isn't a hero: Javedekar on oppn alliance

November 22, 2018 7:00 pm

Adding several zeros to a zero cannot produce a hero. The alliance is a non-starter and will not start even if you kick several times," he said.

Centre sacks Shiv Sena MP Adhalrao as DISHA chief, Prakash Javadekar replaces him

August 01, 2018 7:50 am

“Why has action been taken only against me? Why not against other Shiv Sena MPs in other districts," Adhalrao said.

Government has no plans to remove Rabindranath Tagore from school books: Prakash Javedekar 

July 25, 2017 4:47 pm

Javadekar said that the government has respect on Tagore and all others who had contributed to the freedom and literature of the country. "We hail everybody and nothing will be removed," he said

PM Modi has taken up fishermen issue with Sri Lankan President: Javedekar

May 14, 2016 3:42 pm

Speaking to reporters in Madurai, he said during the talks between the two leaders at New Delhi on Friday, "Modi has stressed for a permanent solution to the issue of Indian fishermen."

Green nod for 943 projects in 21 months: Javadekar on environmental clearance

March 13, 2016 3:26 am

The Union Minister referred to PM Modi's emphasis on climate change that "though India is not part of the problem, it wants to be part of the solution."