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World to lose India-sized tropical forest cover if no steps taken, says new report

Aug 25, 2015

World to lose India-sized tropical forest cover if no steps taken, says new report

Areport, released by the Centre for Global Development, says that if steps are not taken to curb deforestation, an area of tropical forest similar to the size of India will be lost by 2050. #CAG #climate change #NewsTracker #Environment Ministry #Prakash Javadekar #deforestation #tropical forests #Centre for Global Development
Govt notifies eco-sensitive zone around Okhla Bird Sanctuary; renders 59,400 Noida homes legal

Aug 19, 2015

Govt notifies eco-sensitive zone around Okhla Bird Sanctuary; renders 59,400 Noida homes legal

The development comes as a huge relief for home buyers , who will now be able to get occupancy certificates of their apartment that had been held up for long due. #Business #Economy #Environment #NewsTracker #DLF #National Green Tribunal #Prakash Javadekar #Okhla Bird Sanctuary #Noida Mall #JP Infra
BJP trains guns on Congress, Jaitley rejects its terms on GST

Aug 14, 2015

BJP trains guns on Congress, Jaitley rejects its terms on GST

Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said in Chennai she was "very optimistic" of the passage of the GST while Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said it will be "definitely" passed because government enjoyed a majority in Rajya Sabha. #Sonia Gandhi #P. Chidambaram #Congress #BJP #PoliticalPlay #Rahul Gandhi #Arun Jaitley #Nirmala Sitharaman #GST #Monsoon session #Prakash Javadekar #M Venkaiah Naidu #Piyush Goyal
GST Bill will definitely be passed, says Javadekar; slams Cong for Parliament washout

Aug 14, 2015

GST Bill will definitely be passed, says Javadekar; slams Cong for Parliament washout

A day after Parliament was adjourned sine die, the government today came down heavily on the Congress, blaming it for the near washout of the monsoon session and asserted that the GST Bill will "definitely" be passed. #Rajya Sabha #NewsTracker #Lok Sabha #Prakash Javadekar #GST Bill
Holy cow! Here's what the govt wants to do to protect bovines in India

Aug 09, 2015

Holy cow! Here's what the govt wants to do to protect bovines in India

Here are the steps the government is taking to ensure India become the land of the joyous cows in the world. #NewsTracker #Rajnath Singh #Prakash Javadekar #Cows #Mughals #listicle #Shareworthy
Parliament logjam: Will Rajya Sabha also see 'harsh' Lok Sabha-style suspensions?

Aug 05, 2015

Parliament logjam: Will Rajya Sabha also see 'harsh' Lok Sabha-style suspensions?

After the suspension of 25 of the Congress' Lok Sabha MPs, the focus shifts to the Rajya Sabha. The BJP claimed a minor victory in the Lower House over Opposition MPs, but it remains to be seen if the Chairman of the Rajya Sabha (where the BJP is in the minority) follows the Lok Sabha Speaker's lead and suspends disruptive MPs #Rajya Sabha #PoliticalPlay #Lok Sabha #Parliament logjam #Prakash Javadekar
Centre will try to lift ban on popular bull taming sport Jallikattu: Javadekar

Jun 17, 2015

Centre will try to lift ban on popular bull taming sport Jallikattu: Javadekar

The Centre would consider taking steps, including amending laws, to allow Jallikattu (a popular bull taming sport in Tamil Nadu), which has been banned, Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Wednesday. #Tamil Nadu #BJP #Kerala #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #Jallikattu #Prakash Javadekar
Lalit Modi controversy: Rahul, Nitish attack PM; BJP refuses allegations

Jun 15, 2015

Lalit Modi controversy: Rahul, Nitish attack PM; BJP refuses allegations

On Monday, 'Modigate' snowballed into a major political storm with the Congress bringing Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the line of fire with Rahul Gandhi #NewsTracker #Lalit Modi #Rahul Gandhi #Nitish Kumar #Prakash Javadekar #Modigate #External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj #visa issue
Tomar case: Kejriwal should resign, apologise to people, says Javadekar

Jun 10, 2015

Tomar case: Kejriwal should resign, apologise to people, says Javadekar

Amid the face-off between Delhi government and the Centre over Jitender Singh Tomar's alleged fake degrees, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar on Wednesday #Delhi #NewsTracker #Arvind Kejriwal #Prakash Javadekar #AAP #Jitender Tomar #fake degree case
Environment minister Javadekar dismisses claims of crackdown on Greenpeace, other green charities

Jun 09, 2015

Environment minister Javadekar dismisses claims of crackdown on Greenpeace, other green charities

Environment minister Prakash Javadekar has dismissed claims of a crackdown on green charities, saying that the government valued the role of civil society groups working to protect the country's people, wildlife and forests. #India #BJP #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #NGO #Greenpeace #Prakash Javadekar #Greenpeace India #Environment Mnister