Uma Bharti, likely to get the water resources and Ganga cleaning portfolio, will have her hands full, given that India’s water quality has deteriorated rapidly in the last two decades and is ranked to
PM designate Narendra Modi wants all energy sources, including power, oil and gas and renewable energy, including solar and wind to come under one over-arching ministry.
A United Nations report has ranked India’s water quality as 120th among 122 nations.
India’s tiger reserves have been witness to devastating forest fires many of which have been triggered by the timber lobby mafia.
The ministry of environment finds itself in an embarrassing situation with its own 11-member expert panel, led by Ravi Chopra, questioning how the Lakhwar-Vyasi hydro-project was given clearance in vi
Rajasthan chief minister Vasundhara Raje has overturned the decision of her predecessor Ashok Gehlot to set up a photovoltaic (PV) solar power project in the Sambhar salt lake in the state.
The 16th Lok Sabha polls has proved to be a dampener for a number of prominent women candidates.
BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi’s statement that he chose to file his nomination papers from Varanasi because “mujhe Ganga ne bulaya hai” has struck an emotive chord amongst hydrologists
Minister of rural development Jairam Ramesh made a strong pitch for a “serious expenditure audit” on the amount of money spent by political parties in the recently concluded Lok Sabha polls.
The vote share of women has increased substantially in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections.