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Prakash Javadekar


Budgetary allocation for interest-free education loans to be hiked: Prakash Javadekar

July 22, 2020 12:29 pm

The annual budget to provide interest-free loans to 10 lakh students would be increased to Rs 2,200 crore in next three years, said Javadekar

Prakash Javadekar takes dig at Sharad Pawar over remarks on demonetisation

December 19, 2016 1:24 pm

Pawar has slammed Modi for dragging Indira Gandhi into demonetisation debate by saying that the then Prime Minister virtually rejected Chavan's proposal in that direction.

Political bigwigs to attend marriage of Nitin Gadkari's daughter

December 03, 2016 3:39 pm

Nitin Gadkari's daughter Ketki, youngest of his three children, will tie the knot with Aditya Kaskhedikar, who works with Facebook in the US.

Opposition could even demand that PM Modi be present in both Houses at same time: Prakash Javadekar

December 02, 2016 10:43 am

The government is under fire from the Opposition for allegedly passing the Income Tax Amendment Bill without having a discussion on the floor of the House.

HRD launches campaign to promote digital transactions

December 02, 2016 5:02 am

As part of the campaign titled VISAKA — Vittiya Saksharta Abhiyan — Javadekar urged the institutions to go cashless first, before educating others about it

HRD Min Javadekar releases Sanskrit translation of PM Modi's select poems

November 20, 2016 7:08 pm

Prakash Javadekar said the Sanskrit version of Narendra Modi's poetry book is an effort to promote the language and also for the benefit of Sanskrit-loving people.

A note for Mr Javadekar

July 08, 2016 12:15 am

Higher education needs redemption and renewal. New HRD minister must be open to new ideas.

Culling controversy: Can’t take away the farmer’s right to life and livelihood

June 10, 2016 2:33 pm

An anathema to most welfare activists, removal is often the only solution for wildlife and people caught in acute, irreversible conflict

Killing of Nilgai, wild boars: Not a long-term solution to human-animal conflict

June 10, 2016 12:17 pm

In contrast, when animals are hunted, some will be shot several times causing tremendous pain, but many others escape with one gunshot or flesh wound, and die later slowly.

Chai pe Charcha: Swamy's advice to Javadekar to sort out differences with Maneka

June 10, 2016 11:41 am

Maneka Gandhi had a spat with the environment minister over killings of animals for scientific research


World Environment Day: Modi, Kohli, Kejriwal plant saplings

June 05, 2015 4:04 pm

Narendra Modi, Arvind Kejriwal, Virat Kohli creating awareness on environment on the occasion of World Environment Day.


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.