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02-Sep-2019 New Delhi

UNCCD COP14 Event begins on a high-note

The 12-day 14th Conference of Parties (COP14) to the UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) begins today at India Expo Centre & Mart, Greater Noida. Briefing media persons, Union Minister for Environment, Forest & Climate Change (MoEF&CC), ...

02-Sep-2019 Greater Noida

India takes over COP Presidency from China for next two years

Union Minister for Environment, Forest & Climate Change (MoEF&CC), Prakash Javadekar and Executive Secretary, UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD), IbrahimThiaw today jointly inaugurated the 12- day 14th Conference of Parties (COP14) to...

29-Aug-2019 New Delhi

Centre releases Rs. 47,436 crores for afforestation to various states.

In a major boost towards promoting afforestation and achieving green objectives of the country, Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Shri Prakash Javadekar, today handed over Rs.47,436 crores of CAMPA funds to various states, in presence...

27-Aug-2019 New Delhi

India pledges to restore 50 lakh hectares of degraded land by 2030

India will be hosting the 14th Conference of Parties (COP14) to the UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) from 2-13 September 2019 at India Expo Centre & Mart, Greater Noida. Delivering the keynote address at a Curtain Raiser Press Conference...

06-Jul-2019 Kolkata

Bengal qualifies for imposition of President's Rule : Babul Supriyo

Union Minister Babul Supriyo on Saturday said West Bengal "qualifies in all the parameters" for the President's Rule to be imposed here but claimed that his Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) does not wish to come to power in the state with help of this."The recent...

30-Jun-2019 Kolkata

Babul Supriyo joins Mimi in backing Nusrat's lifestyle choices

Terming her reply to a 'fatwa' against her, as "bold", Union Minister Babul Supriyo on Sunday hailed Trinamool Congress MP Nusrat Jahan for rejecting the religious edict."Everybody has the right to lifestyle choice. No one can issue any fatwa on one's personal...

06-Jun-2019 New Delhi

NCR's 'poor' air quality days down by 50% : Prakash Javadekar

 Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Thursday said the government's efforts to control air pollution have led to a decrease in the number  of days with 'poor' air quality in the national capital region (NCR) by about 50 per cent in the last...

30-May-2019 New Delhi

Babul Supriyo: From singer to minister

Singer-turned-politician and former Minister of State for Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises in the last NDA government, Babul Supriyo, was sworn-in as a minister in Prime Minister Narendra Modi new government on Thursday.Supriyo retained his Lok Sabha constituency seat...

28-Apr-2019 Asansol

Opposition alliance a ploy to protect the corrupt: Babul Supriyo

Union Minister and BJP candidate in West Bengal's Asansol Lok Sabha seat, Babul Supriyo, feels the opposition alliance will never materialise or cause any trouble to Narendra Modi regime, as it is only a "desperate attempt by corrupt political leaders to take...

31-Mar-2019 Kolkata

BJP feels lesser need for glamorous faces in Bengal

Five years back, BJP's Bengal plan centred around roping in big names from the glamour world and then reaching out to the people at large by cashing in on their celebrity status. The party's appeal till then was confined to a section comprising its core supporters,...

20-Mar-2019 Kolkata

'Mallya, Modi, Choksi fled because of chowkidar's fear'

Slamming the Congress after the arrest of fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi, Union Minister and BJP leader Babul Supriyo on Wednesday said that some corrupt businessmen fled the country because they knew the "chowkidar" is in power and that no UPA leaders would...

31-Mar-2018 New Delhi

Reprimand Hegde for remarks on constitution, Dalits : Babul Supriyo

Union Minister Anant Kumar Hegde should be reprimanded for his remarks against the Constitution and Dalits, his ministerial colleague Babul Supriyo said on Saturday.At the India Today Karnataka Panchayat event, Supriyo said the BJP could not be held responsible...

12-Mar-2018 Kolkata

Phase I of Kolkata's East-West Metro to open in October : Babul Supriyo

Services of the first phase of East-West Metro from Salt Lake Sector V to Salt Lake Stadium in the city are expected to commence before Durga Puja in October 2018, Union Minister Babul Supriyo said here on Monday.Supriyo, Union Minister of State for Heavy Industries...

21-Feb-2018 New Delhi

Pakistani artists should be temporarily banned : Babul Supriyo

Union Minister Babul Supriyo on Wednesday called for a temporary ban on Pakistani artists for working in the Hindi film industry.Supriyo, a singer-turned-politician, had said Rahat Fateh Ali Khan's voice in the song "Ishtehar" from "Welcome To New York" must...

08-Nov-2017 Kolkata

Babul Supriyo slams Trinamool for black Twitter DP

Union Minister of State for Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises Babul Supriyo on Wednesday slammed the Trinamool Congress for turning its Twitter profile picture black in protest against demonetisation."There is nothing to say about leaders and political...

03-Jul-2017 Kolkata

I don't look after organisation, asked not to interfere : Babul Supriyo

Union minister and BJP leader Babul Supriyo on Monday triggered a controversy after he said on his twitter handle that he has been asked not to interfere in the party organisational work in his constituency Asansol as that was not the job of an MP or an MLA.Supriyo...

04-May-2017 New Delhi

Anant Geete Inaugurates CSR Fair 2017

Anant G. Geete, Union Minister of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises today inaugurated the three day long CSR Fair 2017 at Pragati Maidan here in New Delhi. This mega event is organised by The Department of Public Enterprises, Ministry of Heavy Industries...

05-Apr-2017 Kolkata

BJP not trying to divide people along religious lines : Babul Supriyo

Rubbishing West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's allegations that the BJP is trying to create a divide among the people in the state along religious lines, BJP leader and Union Minister Babul Supriyo on Wednesday asserted that his party is focused on its...

16-Jan-2017 Kolkata

TMC activists tried to damage my car : Babul Supriyo

Union Minister Babul Supriyo on Monday accused Trinamool Congress activists of attacking his carcade and trying to damage his car during his visit to Durgapur Steel Thermal Power station (DSTPS).The power station is in Supriyo's constituency in West Bengal's...

05-Jan-2017 New Delhi

Will sue Trinamool MPs for defamation, says Babul Supriyo

Union minister and BJP leader Babul Supriyo on Thursday said he will file defamation suits against Trinamool Congress MPs Saugata Roy and Tapas Paul and Paul's wife Nandini for alleging his involvement in the Rose Valley chit fund scam.Tapas Paul, arrested...

19-Dec-2016 New Delhi

Chzech delegation call on Babul Supriyo

A Chzech delegation headed by Lubomir Zaoralek, Minister of Foreign Affairs , Chzech Government here in New Delhi today called on Shri Babul Supriyo, Minister of State for Heavy Industry and Public Enterprises, Govt. of India and discussed areas of mutual...

21-Oct-2016 Mumbai

Asansol attack video shows half-truth : Babul Supriyo

After a video showing Babul Supriyo roughing up a police officer in Asansol emerged, the singer-politician says the video shows half-truth."Half-truth is what the video shows... The other half is that yes, I tried to move the people who were blocking my view...

14-Aug-2016 Kolkata

Jagdishpur-Haldia pipeline to be completed by 2019

The Jagdishpur-Haldia Pipeline (JHPL) will be completed by 2019, Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said on Sunday.In the city for the West Bengal launch of a central scheme aimed at providing LPG connections to below poverty level households,...

26-Jun-2016 New Delhi

Babul Supriyo lauds Mamata, targets detractors on East West Metro

Days after the long-delayed East West Metro (EWM) corridor in Kolkata connecting the neighbouring Howrah district got nod from the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), Union Minister Babul Supriyo on Sunday thanked Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for doing...

27-Jan-2016 Asansol

Minister defies prohibitory orders to meet dead girl's family

Union minister Babul Supriyo on Wednesday defied prohibitory orders to visit the house of a deceased minor girl in West Bengal's Burdwan district.Supriyo, the Bharatiya Janata Party Lok Sabha member from Asansol, alleged that he was prevented by police from...

01-Jan-2016 Kolkata

BJP MP Babul Supriyo shares stage with his Trinamool rival

Batting for a federal structure, union minister and BJP MP Babul Supriyo on Friday shared stage with bitter rival and Trinamool Congress leader Jitendra Tiwari at an event to mark the foundation day of the West Bengal's ruling party.Supriyo, the MP from Asansol...

14-Dec-2015 New Delhi

Bandaru Dattatreya Launches ESIC’S New Website of Hospitals

Bandaru Dattatreya, the Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Labour & Employment launched the new website of Employees’ State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) here today. The new website“www.esichospitals.gov.in” will offer a host of hassle-free features...

07-Nov-2015 Kolkata

No intolerance in India: Kalraj Mishra,Babul Supriyo

Union ministers Kalraj Mishra and Babul Supriyo on Saturday rejected allegations about raging intolerance in the country, rubbishing the issue as politically motivated."India is such a country which thinks the entire world as a family. There is no place for...

06-Sep-2015 Faridabad

Previous governments didn't accept OROP: Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said his government approved the implementation of the One Rank One Pension (OROP) scheme for veterans which was not cleared for over 40 years.At a rally here in Haryana after inaugurating the extension of a Delhi Metro...

06-Sep-2015 Faridabad

Development our sole aim: Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said development was the sole aim of his government.At a rally here in Haryana on the inauguration of a new Delhi Metro line, Modi said: "Since the time people have elected us, our sole aim has been development."He said...

06-Sep-2015 Faridabad

Narendra Modi inaugurates new Delhi Metro line

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday took a ride in Delhi Metro and inaugurated a line connecting Badarpur here and Faridabad in Haryana.He took the ride between Janpath and Bata Chowk stations.Union Minister for Urban Development M. Venkaiah Naidu, Union...

26-Aug-2015 Agartala

Northeastern region a priority area for Centre : Babul Supriyo

The northeastern region is a priority area for the BJP-led NDA government and Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked all ministers to visit the region repeatedly, union minister Babul Supriyo said here on Wednesday."BJP (Bharatiya Janata Party) led NDA (National...

25-Jul-2015 Kolkata

Babul Supriyo questions Mamata's London visit

A day ahead of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee leaves for Britain to scout for investments, union minister Babul Supriyo on Saturday questioned the efficacy of the exercise and lamented the lack of conducive industrial environment in the state.Noted...

15-Jun-2015 Kolkata

East West Metro cost may go up 1.7 times over estimate: Babul Supriyo

Plagued by delays due to land acquisition, slum relocation and route alignment problems, the project cost of the East West Metro Corridor may end up 1.7 times over the original estimate of Rs.4,875.85 crore, union minister Babul Supriyo said here on Monday.Speaking...

15-Jun-2015 Kolkata

Babul Supriyo slams opposition over land bill

Union Minister of State for Urban Development Babul Supriyo on Monday slammed the opposition for hindering the growth of the country by opposing reforms initiated by the Narendra Modi government, especially the land acquisition bill."The opposition parties...

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