PRAKASH JAVADEKAR

  • BJP has achieved what UPA couldn't do over the years: Javadekar December 1, 2014

    Lauding the work of the Central government in the past six months, Union minister Prakash Javadekar said that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has achieved what the previous UPA government could not achieve over the years. ...
  • UPA had no intention to work for the people: Prakash Javadekar November 28, 2014

    In an interview with CNN-IBN, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said that the UPA government had no intention to work for the people. "People are now aware that there is a government that will act and ensure progress," said Javadekar. ...
  • Nitin Gadkari on NDA government completing 6 months November 28, 2014

    As the Modi led NDA government completes 6 months in office, CNN-IBN talks to Union Ministers Nitin Gadkari and Prakash Javadekar, 2 key members of team Modi on what the new government has achieved so far. ...
  • Swach Bharat has become a national campaign: Prakash Javadekar October 25, 2014

    Union Minister Prakash Javadekar on Saturday said, "Swach Bharat has become a national campaign, a peoples' movement. It takes a good campaign to change the mindset of the people." ...
  • Assembly election results: This win is because of Modi, says Prakash Javadekar October 19, 2014

    As the trend emerges of the Maharashtra Assembly elections on Sunday, BJP leader and Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said, "This win is because of Modi. After looking at BJP's work people have given a chance in Maharashtra too." ...
  • Maharastra polls: Door still open to Shiv Sena, says Javadekar October 11, 2014

    Union Minister Prakash Javadekar has indicated that the door is still open to former ally Shiv Sena. In an interview to Network18, Javadekar said, "People will give BJP a chance this time. The party will get 160 seats." ...
  • Time to give BJP a mandate, says Prakash Javadekar September 26, 2014

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, Minister of Information and Broadcasting Prakash Javadekar said that it was time to give BJP a mandate. The 25-year-old-BJP-Shiv Sena alliance finally ended on Thursday. "Time to give justice to the people of Maharashtra," said Javadekar. ...
  • Javadekar on Modi visit: PM's visit crucial for IndoUS relations September 22, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit is crucial for IndoUS relations, maintained Union Minister Prakash Javadekar. The Environment Minister is in the US, not as a part of the PM's delegation but to attend to the UN summit on climate change scheduled on Tuesday. ...
  • 100 days of Modi government: Growth and environmental protection can go hand in hand, says Javadekar September 11, 2014

    Asserting the achievements of the Narendra Modi government in the last hundred days, Minister of Environment and Forests, Prakash Javadekar said that growth and environmental protection can go hand in hand. Javadekar enumerated the numerous projects that have been rapidly cleared by his office in the last hundred days, emphasizing...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey August 7, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Ratan Tata clarifies his remarks on lack of industrial development in West Bengal August 7, 2014

    Tata Sons Chairman Emeritus Ratan Tata on Thursday clarified his remarks on the lack of industrial development in West Bengal and said that he never spoke of it in stateonly view while reacting to West Bengal Industries Minister Amit Mitra's statement criticising him. ...
  • GM crops are not for consumption till field trials declare them safe: Prakash Javadekar August 7, 2014

    In an interview to CNNIBN, Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Thursday said that the genetically modified crops are not for consumption till field trials declare them safe. "Precautions must be taken for such trials," said the Minister. ...
  • Pune Landslide: Centre will provide whatever help is necesssary, says Javadekar July 30, 2014

    As relief operations are underway in Pune to rescue the 170 people trapped after heavy rainfall triggered a massive landslide in the area, BJP spokesperson Prakash Javadekar said that the first priority is to figure out if there any survivors and then rescue them. Javadekar said that the government will...
  • Modi Sarkar vs RSS: Will India never have GM crops? July 30, 2014

    The Narendra Modi government is coming under pressure from its ally, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, as two outfits linked to the Sangh have now demanded that the Centre put a ban on field trials of genetically modified crops. Sources said that the outfits have been assured that the government will...
  • BJP distances itself from party leader's statement on Sania Mirza July 24, 2014

    Sani Mirza is India's pride in the world sporting circuit, ranked number 5 in doubles in international tennis. Yet, BJP MLA from Telangana K Laxman called Sania an outsider and said that she is worthy of being Telangana's brand ambassador. After furore over the remark, BJP has distanced itself from...
  • Collecting inputs on increasing FDI in media: I&B Minister June 1, 2014

    "The Centre is currently busy collecting views of various stakeholders in connection with the issue of allowing 100 percent FDI in news media," Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar said. ...
  • Watch: Modi's ministers on their first day at work May 27, 2014

    Narendra Modi's ministers took charge of their departments today. Watch what they have to say about their work and what they plan to do. ...
  • Will work as a team with Narendra Modi: Javadekar May 27, 2014

    BJP leader Prakash Javadekar who is likely to get Information and Broadcasting Ministry, said that Modi ji will have discussions with his ministers, but we will also first have a review of the ministries and report to him and then we will come up with a priority list. ...
  • Elections Buzz: BJP hits out at Rahul, says Indira was the real Hitler March 12, 2014

    The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has reacted sharply to Rahul Gandhi's remarks comparing its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi to Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler. BJP leader Prakash Javadekar on Wednesday said "Calling Modi Hitler is like abusing him. If anyone in this country has acted like Hitler, it was his...
  • BJP says it doesn't trust Caravan's report on Aseemanand February 6, 2014

    The BJP questioned the authenticity of the article published by the Caravan magazine on terror accused Swami Aseemanand. "I don't trust the interview, the findings are false and the audio tapes are not authentic," said party leader Prakash Javadekar. His statement came after the magazine carried a story which said...
  • AAP has become a selfcertifying government: BJP January 30, 2014

    Slamming the AAP government, BJP spokesman Prakash Javadekar said on Thursday, "The Aam Adami Party has become a selfcertifying government in Delhi." ...
  • Congress has no match for Narendra Modi: BJP January 14, 2014

    Bharatiya Janata Party leader Prakash Javadekar on Tuesday hit back at Rahul Gandhi saying that the Congress had no match for its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. Javadekar's reactions came in response to Rahul's interview to Dainik Bhaskar where he said that he was ready to take charge as the Congress...
  • Ceasefire violations: Stop dialogue with Pak, BJP tells government August 18, 2013

    After rise of ceasefire violations along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir by Pakistan, the Bhartiya Janata Party has asked the government to end talks with Pakistan. ...
  • Watch: Faceoff between Shukla, Javadekar on LoC killings August 7, 2013

    The Congress is under fire from the BJP over Defence Minister AK Antony's statements on the LoC killings. BJP leader Prakash Javadekar questioned as to why two contradicting statements were made on the soldier killings. ...
  • BJP, Congress play politics over Mahabodhi temple blasts July 8, 2013

    Both the Congress and the BJP are busing playing politics over the terror attack on the Mahabodhi temple in Bodh Gaya, Bihar. While Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh has accused the BJP of politicising the issue by blaming the Nitish Kumar government, the BJP has hit back at him saying,...
  • Congress dragging RSS into the Advani issue: Prakash Javadekar June 11, 2013

    The BJP rejected media reports on RSS's involvement in the LK Advani controversy. BJP spokesperson Prakash Javadekar said, "Congress and some other vested interests are drawing the name of RSS into the controversy. RSS has not taken or given any instructions or decisions in this matter. We condemn this effort...
  • Rahul's speech lacked vision: Prakash Javadekar April 4, 2013

    The opposition slammed Rahul Gandhi's attempt to woo India Inc, saying that it was "confusion confounded". ...
  • BJP calls for 'in-depth' inquiry in farm debt waiver scheme after CAG report March 5, 2013

    The main Opposition BJP called for an inquiry into the farm debt waiver scheme after CAG report highlighting government's lapses and irregularities in implementing the scheme. "There are things rotting somewhere and that is why we want an in-depth inquiry because without that you won't be able to prove the...
  • BJP demands SC-monitored probe into chopper deal, rejects UPA's JPC offer February 27, 2013

    BJP questioned again on Wednesday which family benefitted from the tainted AgustaWestland helicopter deal kickbacks and said it wants a Supreme Court monitored probe into the deal. It rejected the UPA's offer for a Joint Parliamentary Committee on the chopper scandal. ...
  • BJP hits out at Shinde, says protesters are not Maoists December 24, 2012

    Hitting out at Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde for allegedly comparing antirape protesters in Delhi to Maoists, BJP spokesperson Prakash Javadekar said the government needs to understand the deep anguish of these youngsters and must respond to them. Javadekar said it is unfortunate that the UPA government has failed completely. ...