We are walking the talk on renewables: Prakash Javadekar
Javadekar said India is one of the top five nations in performance according to the Paris Agreement. We are walking the talk. We have reduced our emissions intensity by 21% since 2005 and we are very sure that we will achieve our target of 35% (reduction) by 2030.
India "walking the talk" on climate change commitments, says Prakash Javadekar at COP 25
Speaking at a high-level meeting at the ongoing UN F...
India will achieve 100 GW solar energy target: Javadekar
"We are going to achieve 100 GW solar energy target in 2022 by adding 67 GW of power...
Honour past climate commitments: India to developed world
“It is time to look in the mirror. Has the developed world delivered on its promises? Unfortunately, the rich industrialised countries have not met their Kyoto Protocol targets. Neither their NDCs reflect ambitions nor they have shown willingness to enhance their commitments,” said Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar.
COP 25: India calls for speedier expansion of international solar alliance
Expressing contentment over 83 countries joining the ISA in just four years, Javadekar said, "When ISA was launched, the idea was that all those countries who get more solar energy as they fall between the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn should come together to create the consumers' own market.
P Chidambaram violated bail conditions: Prakash Javadekar
Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar criticized Congress party’s leader P Chidambaram claiming that he violated bai...
No Indian study has shown pollution shortens life: Prakash Javadekar
Indian studies have not shown a correlation between shortening of life and pollution, the Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change said.
India's renewable energy programme of 450 GW has attracted attention as it is largest in the world: Javadekar
COP-25, which started on Dec 2 and concludes on Dec 13, is an important conference on climate change as countries prepare to move from pre-2020 period under the Kyoto Protocol to post-2020 period under the Paris Agreement.
No Indian study to show pollution shortens life: Javadekar; draws flak from environment experts
Earlier in the day, while responding to a query in the Lok Sabha, Javadekar said no Indian study has shown any correlation between pollution and shortening of lifespan. "Let us not create a fear psychosis among people," the minister told the House. Several studies conducted by renowned think tanks and they have blamed pollution for causing deaths in the country.
BJP slams Manmohan for dragging Rao into 1984 riots issue
Speaking at an event on Wednesday to commemorate former prime minister I K Gujral, Singh had said that Gujral had told Rao to bring in the Army to contain the raging anti-Sikh violence after then PM Indira Gandhi was assassinated by her Sikh bodyguards on October 31, 1984.
Cabinet nod to amendments to senior citizens law
The Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizens (Amendment) Bill, 2019 provides basic needs, safety and security to senior citizens.
Terrorism in Kashmir at minimum in first six months of Modi 2.0: Prakash Javadekar
Terrorism in Kashmir has been at a minimum level after the repeal of Article 370, Union minister Prakash Javadekar said Saturday, describing the first six months of the Modi government's second term as dedicated to development and security of the country.
Cabinet nod to withdraw J&K reservation Bill from Parliament
It was withdrawn from the House as central laws providing quota to the economically backward class are now applicable to the union territories post repeal of special provisions under Article 370.
Union Cabinet clears Personal Data Protection Bill. Major takeaways from Cabinet meet
Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar said the Bill will be introduced in Parliament during the current Winter Session. The Bill is likely to contain broad guidelines on collection, storage and processing of personal data, consent of individuals, penalties and compensation, code of conduct and an enforcement model.
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