Waking up to the dwindling number of certain endangered species, the Centre has decided to step up efforts to protect five of them — Dugong (sea cow), Gangetic Dolphin, Great Indian Bustard, Manipu

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will start a tree plantation campaign by planting a sapling at his official residence 7 RCR on June 5 to mark the World Environment Day.


The Centre will launch Urban Forest Programme on June 5 under which saplings will be planted across the country with the participation of people.

With Rs 38,000 crore set to be unlocked under a proposed law for increasing India's green cover over the next few years, the Centre is planning to launch a major plantation drive across the country

The government will soon bring in changes to the law to provide for tougher punishments for pollution-related offences, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar has said.

In a move which may give a major boost to the country's efforts to increase its green cover under a law, the Union Cabinet on Wednesday gave its approval for introducing a new legislation in curren

Six years after a similar bill was defeated by the Rajya Sabha, the government Wednesday cleared a Compensatory Afforestation Fund Bill to manage and utilise thousands of crores of rupees that have

Participating in the debate on ‘Demand for Grants for the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change in Lok Sabha on Tuesday, Arunachal Pradesh MP Ninong Ering has called upon the Centre to give mo

Congress slams TSR Subramanian report; govt to introduce only two amendments to environment regulations in Parliament during Budget session