Sonia redflags Centre’s mega plan

Congress president Sonia Gandhi has written to Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar urging him to ensure that the Ken-Betwa river linking project did not get approval in its present form, as it will ‘irretrievably damage’ the Panna Tiger Reserve in Madhya Pradesh. Continue Reading

Pollution problem can’t be resolved in a day, continuous efforts needed: Minister

Major factors behind air pollution in the country are traffic, industries, waste, dust, stubble, geography and meteorology, said Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar. Continue Reading

Delhi’s increasing air pollution having Covid link?

Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar has said that 95 per cent of Delhiā€™s present air pollution was because of local sources, triggering a debate on whether the deterioration in air quality could be an indirect consequence of Covid-19 pandemic. Continue Reading

Centre, States, industry working with citizens to reduce pollution: Javadekar

The government is committed to reduce air polllution level in 122 most polluted cities, said Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar. Continue Reading

Kerala elephant tragedy: Forest dept says probe making significant headway

Significant headway has been made in the investigation into the recent gory death of a pregnant wild elephant in a suspected man-animal conflict in a forest area in Palakkad district in Kerala, the Forest department said. Continue Reading

Centre takes serious note of Kerala elephant tragedy

Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar has sought a report on the death of an elephant as it got injured after it was forced to eat explosive laden pineapple. Continue Reading