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Climate finance: India's effort has exposed exaggerated claims by developed countries, says government
India

Climate finance: India's effort has exposed exaggerated claims by developed countries, says government

Union minister Ashwini Kumar Choubey said India has also been in the lead in calling for clarity in the definition of climate finance, and in clarifying the importance of scale, scope and speed in the delivery of such finance

Centre to move SC on issue of ESZ around protected forests, says Ashwini Kumar Choubey
India

Centre to move SC on issue of ESZ around protected forests, says Ashwini Kumar Choubey

The apex court recently issued a direction that each protected forest, including national parks and wildlife sanctuaries, must have an ESZ of one kilometre and banned mining activities within such parks across the nation

India on track to meet Paris climate deal goals; developed nations must provide finance to reduce emissions, says Centre
India

India on track to meet Paris climate deal goals; developed nations must provide finance to reduce emissions, says Centre

MoS for environment Ashwini Kumar Choubey was replying to a question in the Rajya Sabha on whether the Centre has issued any notice to the big oil and gas companies regarding the process of making the country carbon free

Jim Corbett was a remarkable man, and deserves every honour we can bestow on him
India

Jim Corbett was a remarkable man, and deserves every honour we can bestow on him

Political will for wildlife conservation is largely missing today. But Corbett Park, being a part of our history, must be protected.

Corbett Park name change controversy blown out of proportion, it's conservation that matters
India

Corbett Park name change controversy blown out of proportion, it's conservation that matters

With 14 tigers per 100 sq km, Jim Corbett National Park in Uttarakhand reports the highest tiger density among India’s 50 tiger reserves

Paddy procurement in Haryana and Punjab to begin Sunday: Centre announces as farmers protest outside Khattar's house
India

Paddy procurement in Haryana and Punjab to begin Sunday: Centre announces as farmers protest outside Khattar's house

Farmers broke police barricades and faced water cannons, including near Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar's house in Karnal to protest the delay in procurement

J&K a 'jewel' of country, govt will soon come out with industrial package for Union Territory: Piyush Goyal
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J&K a 'jewel' of country, govt will soon come out with industrial package for Union Territory: Piyush Goyal

After J&K came under Governor's rule in June 2018, the development work gained speed and with the bifurcation of the erstwhile state into UTs, many central laws which were not applicable and depriving the people of their rights came into force

Union minister Ashwini Kumar Choubey attacked with ink in Patna, claims media was real target of assault
India

Union minister Ashwini Kumar Choubey attacked with ink in Patna, claims media was real target of assault

Ink was thrown at Union Minister Ashwini Kumar Choubey on Tuesday while he was visiting dengue patients at Patna Medical College and Hospital.

Govt working on using cow urine for medicines, treating cancer, says health minister Ashwini Kumar Choubey
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Govt working on using cow urine for medicines, treating cancer, says health minister Ashwini Kumar Choubey

'It is used even for the treatment of incurable disease like cancer', he said

Why the government's move to earmark 25 mental health hospitals to become Centres of Excellence is absolutely essential
Health

Why the government's move to earmark 25 mental health hospitals to become Centres of Excellence is absolutely essential

According to the National Mental Health Survey 2015-16, only about 10-12% of people suffering from depression in India get treatment.

Acute encephalitis syndrome in Bihar: Health minister Harsh Vardhan visits patients, assures help from Centre
India

Acute encephalitis syndrome in Bihar: Health minister Harsh Vardhan visits patients, assures help from Centre

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Sunday visited the families of the children suffering from suspected acute encephalitis syndrome (AES) in Muzaffarpur.

Buxar Lok Sabha Election 2019 LIVE Updates: Party, Candidate, Constituency wise Winner, Loser, Leading, Trailing
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Buxar Lok Sabha Election 2019 LIVE Updates: Party, Candidate, Constituency wise Winner, Loser, Leading, Trailing

Traditionally, Buxar district has been Brahmin-Rajput dominated seat. It has a population of 17,06,352 people with more than 15.91 lakh Hindus, as per Census 2011. It is a beneficiary under the Backward Regions Grant Fund Programme.

Stand by Apna Dal (S) chief Ashish Patel 's complaints about BJP neglect, says Union minister Anupriya Patel
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Stand by Apna Dal (S) chief Ashish Patel 's complaints about BJP neglect, says Union minister Anupriya Patel

Anupriya Patel had on Wednesday given a miss to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's programme in Deoria district of the state

JD(U) hits out at Upendra Kushwaha over his remarks targetting Nitish Kumar, terms comments 'prejudiced and provocative'
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JD(U) hits out at Upendra Kushwaha over his remarks targetting Nitish Kumar, terms comments 'prejudiced and provocative'

At a function organized in Patna on Saturday Nitish Kumar had said - in the context of seat sharing issue among NDA constituents having become a thorny one, "please do not lower the level of discourse so much.

Modi vs Rahul: Hapless electorate watch in silence as vitriol goes beyond limit ahead of 2019 Lok Sabha election
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Modi vs Rahul: Hapless electorate watch in silence as vitriol goes beyond limit ahead of 2019 Lok Sabha election

Much of the current mutual pouring of vitriol can be traced back to the undergrad ‘huglomacy’ that Rahul engaged in during the last session of Parliament on 20 July.

BJP minister Ashwini Choubey says 'gutter worm' Rahul Gandhi has 'schizophrenia-like disease'; draws criticism
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BJP minister Ashwini Choubey says 'gutter worm' Rahul Gandhi has 'schizophrenia-like disease'; draws criticism

Both the Opposition and NDA ally JD(U) criticised Ashwini Kumar Choubey for his remarks on Congress chief Rahul Gandhi.

Bhagalpur violence: Court rejects Union minister Ashwini Kumar Choubey's son Arijit Shashwat's bail petition
India

Bhagalpur violence: Court rejects Union minister Ashwini Kumar Choubey's son Arijit Shashwat's bail petition

A Bhagalpur court rejected the bail petition of Union minister Ashwini Kumar Choubey's son and Bharatiya Janata Party leader Arijit Shashwat on Tuesday.

Union minister Ashwini Choubey's son Arijit Shashwat sent to judicial custody, accused of role in Bhagalpur communal violence
India

Union minister Ashwini Choubey's son Arijit Shashwat sent to judicial custody, accused of role in Bhagalpur communal violence

Union minister Ashwini Kumar Choubey's son Arijit Shashwat was arrested on Sunday over his alleged involvement in recent communal clashes in Bhagalpur

Bihar communal clashes: Ashwini Kumar Choubey accuses RJD, Congress of trying to cause riots
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Bihar communal clashes: Ashwini Kumar Choubey accuses RJD, Congress of trying to cause riots

Union minister Ashwini Kumar Choubey on Saturday accused the RJD and Congress of trying to flare up "riots" in Bihar and said the NDA governments at the Centre and in the state would take stern action against such attempts.

Mayawati accuses Centre of double standards, asks why it treats West Bengal and Bihar differently?
India

Mayawati accuses Centre of double standards, asks why it treats West Bengal and Bihar differently?

BSP president Mayawati on Wednesday accused the Centre of adopting double standards in dealing with state governments on the basis of whether they are led by the BJP or its rival parties.