Saturday, 2 July, 2022
TopicPrakash Javadekar

Topic: Prakash Javadekar

Stubble burning has stopped but Delhi’s air pollution remains serious, says Javadekar

The minister also said the Central Pollution Control Board has issued a notice to the Delhi govt to take strict & swift action on complaints to it about activities causing pollution.

Govt approves merger of Lakshmi Vilas Bank with DBS India

The withdrawal restrictions have also been lifted. Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said those responsible for deteriorating financial health of the bank would be penalised.

Avoid drama & sensation, good news is also news, I&B Minister tells budding journalists

Prakash Javadekar tells new IIMC students not to chase TRPs, highlights Modi govt’s achievements as an example of good news that should also be published.

Mumbai’s seafront Breach Candy Hospital to add 5 floors, gets Coastal Regulation Zone nod

Union Ministry of Environment and Forests has given approval to Mumbai’s Breach Candy Hospital to demolish certain existing structures, and expand the facility to add 5 floors.

RJD hails end of Bihar’s ‘rakshas raj’ on ABP, Javadekar tackles air pollution on Times Now

A quick take on what prime time TV news talked about.

Union Cabinet approves adoption of Jammu & Kashmir Panchayati Raj Act

The move will help establish all the three tiers of grassroots-level democracy in Jammu and Kashmir like in other parts of the country, Union minister Prakash Javadekar said.

‘Staying in denial will not help’ — Kejriwal slams Javadekar’s remark on stubble burning

Earlier in the day, Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar asserted that only 4 per cent air pollution is due to stubble burning and rest are local factors.

Prakash Javadekar says only 4% pollution in Delhi-NCR due to stubble burning

The Environment Minister's statement came as he flagged off 50 teams to inspect pollution hot spots in Delhi-NCR Thursday and urged the Punjab govt to curb stubble burning.

Modi govt to hold review meeting on air pollution measures, stubble burning on 1 October

The meeting, to be held virtually, will also be attended by chiefs of the Municipal Corporations of Delhi and the New Delhi Municipal Council.

‘Incarnation of Lord Krishna, India’s crown jewel’ — BJP leaders wish PM Modi on 70th birthday

The BJP also organised several events to celebrate the PM Modi's birthday, including a virtual exhibition, quiz competition and a week-long 'Seva Saptah' drive.

On Camera

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Kanhaiya Lal Teli’s body being taken for last rites in Udaipur on 29 June 2022 | Photo: ThePrint | Manisha Mondal

India’s blasphemy beheadings have a new audience—and they’re sitting behind smartphones

Videos on social media have become a key feature of blasphemy killings. Each inspires communal competitors to stage a more macabre act of revenge.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.

Defence

File photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Egyptian president Abdel Fattah Al Sisi on the latter's first visit to India | Photo: Twitter/@narendramodi

India and Egypt work towards building strategic relationship with focus on defence & security

From holding joint military exercises to exporting wheat as Russia and Ukraine stop supplies, New Delhi and Cairo are redrawing their relationship as geopolitical tensions rise.    

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
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