NEW DELHI: Jairam Ramesh, Minister of State (independent charge), Environment and Forests, on Monday came under severe criticism for a recent proposal that, the Opposition said, amounted to a total shift in India
KOCHI: The Ministry of Environment and Forests has issued a notification under the Biological Diversity Act (2002) and released a revised list of endangered species in Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh and Kerala.
The survey for a new dam in Mullaperiyar began on Monday amid a war of words between Kerala and Tamil Nadu over the legitimacy of the venture. The survey for the new dam had in fact started in 2007 itself and the fresh survey is only being conducted in the areas coming under Periyar Tiger Reserve with the permission of the Union environment ministry.
NEW DELHI: In the wake of strong views in favour and against allowing commercial cultivation of genetically modified Bt brinjal, the government on Thursday sought to take a middle path by putting the report in the public domain for wider consultation.