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Prakash Javadekar takes charge of I&B


Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Thursday said the government’s efforts to control air pollution have led to a decline in the number of days with ‘poor’ air quality in the national capital region (NCR) by about 50 percent in the last four years. Delivering at an event here to mark World Environment Day that falls on June …

Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar on Friday invoked the curtailment of press freedom during the Emergency under the Congress rule to assert that media freedom is the essence of democracy. Speaking to the media after taking charge of the ministry, Javadekar stated the government not only recognizes freedom of the press, but cherishes it. “Press freedom is …