15 Dec, 23

With the BJP, development and prosperity for all — irrespective of caste

The strongest, and the only, way to dismantle caste is making it irrelevant. PM Modi is doing it by assigning a new identity to the 140 crore people of India – growth leaders of the world

15 Sep, 23

India’s G20 presidency has initiated the process of creating a climate-friendly world

Led by PM Shri Narendra Modi ji, India’s G20 Presidency has initiated the process of creating a climate-friendly world, following the principles of CBDR.

12 Sep, 23

Expect to meet $100 billion climate finance target for first time this year

The Green Development Pact which is part of the #NewDelhiLeadersDeclaration brought out under India’s G20 Presidency has not one but multiple successes to build on. Each one is unique as well as highly significant to global climate and environment action.

11 Sep, 23

Break Free From The Cycle Of Imposing Conditions

It is important to train the mind to not be a victim of setting conditions and worrying about outcomes. Those who see ‘action in inaction’ and ‘inaction in action’ are truly wise.

11 Sep, 23

Persistence, balance helped India achieve climate consensus at G20

The New Delhi Leaders Declaration demonstrates PM Shri Narendra Modi ji’s ability to bring all developing countries, all emerging markets, all developed economies, basically everybody together on the same table and bring consensus.

28 Aug, 23

We can’t have a shoot-and-scoot Opposition

Congress, which failed to realise people’s aspirations while it was in power for close to seven decades, has ended up being a drag on the country’s development even in Opposition.

07 Aug, 23

Forest Conservation Bill: An encompassing green

Forest (Conservation) Amendment Bill furthers PM Shri Narendra Modi ji’s commitment to India’s sustainable and inclusive development. It responds to people's aspirations in New India, laying the ground for enhancing green areas outside forests and making forests more productive.

31 Jul, 23

Climate is at core of India’s G20 agenda

Across the three Environment and Climate Sustainability Working Group and various inter-sessional meetings of G20, the vision of PM Shri Narendra Modi, which includes the urgency to focus on solutions has found resonance.

01 Jul, 23

India is moving away from single-use plastics

India took a defining step to curb pollution caused by littered and unmanaged plastic waste on July 1, 2022, when a ban was imposed on the manufacture, import, stocking, distribution, sale and use of identified single-use plastic items, which have low utility and high littering potential

21 Jun, 23

Bhupender Yadav writes on Gita Press: Mahatma Gandhi would have been happy at the award it has received

The Press has won the award for its “outstanding contribution towards social, economic and political transformation through non-violent and other Gandhian methods”.

01 Jun, 23

BJP’s Bhupender Yadav writes: What the Sengol represents

In nine years, PM Modi has ensured the modern is rooted in the ancient. New India has thus been a resurgent nation, adopting technology with traditions.

03 May, 23

Why we need to retrace our lost connections

Time to retrace our lost connections! 'We took centuries to build systems and connections to live in harmony with Nature and with our inner Self.'

27 Apr, 23

Protecting unorganised sector workers

India under PM Shri Narendra Modi ji has been taking concrete steps in the interest of unorganised sector workers. Through its G20 presidency, India aims to build a consensus on an international skill gap mapping portal for all member countries.

13 Apr, 23

बाबा साहेब के मार्ग पर मोदी सरकार, पूरा होता ‘सबका साथ, सबका विकास, सबका प्रयास, सबका विश्वास’ का संकल्प

‘सबका साथ, सबका विकास' के जिस संकल्प के साथ मोदी सरकार आगे बढ़ रही है, वह बाबा साहेब आंबेडकर द्वारा बताये आभाव, अज्ञान व अन्याय को समाज से दूर करने तथा सर्वस्पर्शी समतामूलक समाज की परिकल्पना से प्रेरित है।

06 Apr, 23

A party built on Bharatiya ideals is propelling India into the future

BJP succeeded in steering politics away from class struggle to class coordination and harmonious coexistence — a facet exhibited in the commitment to sabka saath, sabka vikas, taking shape under PM Shri @narendramodi ji.

20 Mar, 23

How MISHTI plans to conserve mangroves

MISHTI, launched by PM Modi, is a significant step in providing nature-based solutions for mitigating the effects of cyclones and storm surges and our fight against the climate crisis.

20 Mar, 23

Ayurveda to cheetah, mangroves to tiger

Ayurveda to cheetah, mangroves to tiger, recent Indian policies made under PM Shri Narendra Modi ji have mitigated biodiversity losses in the country.

25 Nov, 22

COP27 raised the pitch for urgent climate action

This year’s climate meet was branded as the COP for Implementation, and significant breakthroughs were achieved on climate action, including mitigation, adaptation, finance, technology transfer and capacity building.

23 Nov, 22

कम कार्बन उत्सर्जन की रणनीति

भारत की जलवायु नीति को इंगित करने वाला प्रमुख सिद्धांत कम कार्बन उत्सर्जन आधारित विकास के रास्ते लक्ष्यों को हासिल करना है. प्रधानमंत्री मोदी ने बार-बार कहा है कि भारत का विकास प्रतिमान स्पष्ट तौर पर विकास और जलवायु कार्रवाई को एक-दूसरे के विरोधाभासी के बजाय पूरक के रूप में देखता है.

15 Nov, 22

View: New Delhi stands by its commitment to equity and climate justice

The key principle that informs India’s climate policy is pursuing the country’s development goals along low carbon development pathways. PM Modi has said India’s growth paradigm sees development and climate action as complementary to each other, rather than being contradictory to each other.

04 Nov, 22

HT Interview: Welcome implementation focus of COP27... important to define climate finance clearly— Bhupender Yadav

Union environment minister Bhupender Yadav, who leaves on Saturday for the UN Climate Change Conference (COP27) to be held in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt from November 6 to 18, spoke to HT on key issues such as climate finance, adaptation, and loss and damage.

28 Oct, 22

Mission LiFE: India’s action plan for the world to shun mindless consumerism

It believes in the individual’s capacity to change the world. It is the mantra to reverse historical and cultural wrongs wreaked upon the environment. Mission LiFE is the call to action for citizens and governments to save the planet

11 Oct, 22

चुनौतियों से भिड़ने और पार पाने की कला के महारथी थे मुलायम, जलाकर रखी समाजवाद की मशाल

मुलायम सिंह जी ने प्रतिकूल परिस्थितियों में भी आम लोगों के बीच अपने राजनीतिक संघर्ष की यात्रा को आगे बढ़ाया था। वे सरल भी थे, सहज भी। उन्होंने भारत की राजनीति के राजपथ पर गांव-गिरांव की मिट्टी को मजबूत करने का काम किया।

12 Sep, 22

फिर लौटेगा चीता

हमारे देश में चीते की वापसी की उलटी गिनती शुरू हो चुकी है और भारत एक बार फिर से जमीन के सबसे तेज जानवर का स्वागत करने का बेताबी से इंतजार कर रहा है, जिसकी गुर्राहट कभी ऊंचे पहाड़ों और तटों के सिवाय समूचे देश के जंगलों में प्रतिध्‍वनित होती थी.

12 Sep, 22

Cheetah: भारत की जमीन पर फिर लौटेगा चीता, बेताबी से इंतजार

विकास के पश्चिमी मॉडल ने न केवल अनेक प्रजातियों को खतरे में डाला, बल्कि पृथ्वी ग्रह के अस्तित्व को ही खतरे में डाल दिया है। युगों से हम ‘प्रकृति रक्षति रक्षिता’ पर विश्वास करते आए हैं।

11 Sep, 22

Welcoming back the cheetah to India

All these factors induced by human action are symbolic of just one thing — an outright domination of the natural world by man.

13 Aug, 22

Let's stand around the fluttering Tiranga

Modern national flags began to appear with modern nation states, gradually ending the concept of the flag representing an individual or army.

12 Aug, 22

भारतीयता का प्रतीक तिरंगा

तिरंगा भारतीयता का प्रतीक है। प्रधानमंत्री श्री नरेंद्र मोदी जी की अपील पर #HarGharTiranga अभियान में शामिल होकर सभी देशवासी अपने राष्ट्र ध्वज की आन-बान-शान के संकल्प को दृढ बनाएं।

31 Jul, 22

Calling Out Harassment of Women in One Voice Because Silence is Not Ok, Writes Minister Bhupender Yadav

Our goal should be to work for a society that doesn’t need reminding that women are equal. It’s a fact as obvious as the truth that the earth exists.

09 Jul, 22

Single Use Plastic Prohibition: A Big Step

"Single-Use Plastic Prohibition: A Big Step" is expected to raise awareness among citizens about the need to stop the use of disposable plastics.

07 Jul, 22

Single-use plastics ban: A big leap towards a better planet

The ban is a significant step towards building a sustainable planet we can proudly hand over to the next generation. We can eliminate SUPs from our daily lives with everyone’s participation and combined efforts.

30 Jun, 22

View: Modi stuck to the path of dharma, enduring the canards spread against him over years

Endurance vs Propaganda: PM Shri @narendramodi stuck to the path of dharma, silently enduring the canards spread about him over the last 20 years. He has emerged stronger from it all.

25 Jun, 22

A plan for Agniveers

'Concerns being raised over Agniveers being left jobless and education-less after four years of service are unfounded.' My article for Indian Express explains why. #BharatKeAgniveer

23 Jun, 22

Labour reforms and the rise of jobs

States that deregulated their labour markets have seen a positive impact on overall growth and formal employment

02 Jun, 22

India's new labour codes can be real game-changers. A minister explains how

Narendra Modi's 2021 Independence Day speech made lowering 'regulatory cholesterol' a policy priority.

01 Jun, 22

PM Modi’s journey is an inspiration for every individual

A new book, Modi@20: Dreams Meet Delivery, provides a long, hard look at the PM’s journey from those who saw it from close quarters.

02 Mar, 22

‘Recovery and reuse of waste will play key role in India’s growth story’

According to labour and employment minister Bhupender Yadav, India's labour codes are futuristic. "India is one of the few countries in the world that has recognised gig and platform workers in our Codes and they have been registered on the e-Shram portal."

26 Feb, 22

‘Recovery and reuse of waste will play key role in India’s growth story’

India’s policies have already improved waste management practices, and now the government is framing an overarching policy to ensure resource efficiency and circular economy across sectors, Union environment minister Bhupender Yadav tells Vishwa Mohan.

26 Feb, 22


'Since the 1950s, the BJP (then Jana Sangh) has stood by the issues that it has raised and pushed ahead with it, whether it is Ram Janmabhoomi, J&K or economic policies.'

20 Feb, 22

There is a tendency among intellectuals to mock BJP rather than understand it

'Since the 1950s, the BJP (then Jana Sangh) has stood by the issues that it has raised and pushed ahead with it, whether it is Ram Janmabhoomi, J&K or economic policies.'

19 Feb, 22

A detailed interview with India Today Group The Rise of the BJP

A detailed interview with India Today Group's Shri Raj Chengappa on my book The Rise of the BJP and a host of other issues.

11 Feb, 22

How to expand India’s forest cover

The assessment of forest cover is done based on the interpretation of satellite data, which basically identifies umbrella-shaped canopies from the sky.

10 Feb, 22

'Union Budget 2022-23 will create the foundation for sustainable growth… Green Bonds will fund reduction of carbon intensity.'

Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s Budget speech declared that energy transition and climate action will be one of the pillars of the development and growth agenda of Amrit Kaal, the 25-year period from the 75th anniversary to the centenary of independent India.

06 Feb, 22

भाजपा ने अपनी नीतियों, कार्यक्रमों और नेतृत्व के दम पर प्राप्त की है सफलता

इस पुस्तक में भाजपा की कार्यशैली उसकी विकास यात्रा और इस मार्ग में आए उतार-चढ़ाव का ब्योरा और व्याख्या प्रस्तुत की गई है। इस पुस्तक के लेखक के रूप में केंद्रीय मंत्री भूपेंद्र यादव का नाम देखकर कोई हैरानी नहीं हुई लेकिन इला पटनायक का नाम चौंकाने वाला था।

04 Feb, 22

Why India values wetland conservation

The Government of India accords high significance to wetlands conservation and seeks to mainstream its full range of values at all levels of developmental planning and decision-making.

17 Jan, 22

Misinfo affected BJP since Jan Sangh days: Bhupender Yadav

Yadav, along with economist Ila Patnaik has recently authored a book 'The Rise of the BJP' that tracks the party's history, political and economic resolutions, and political moves that led to its electoral success.

15 Jan, 22

‘Since Jana Sangh days, a lot of canards and misconceptions were spread about our ideology, our leaders,’ says Bhupender Yadav

My aim in writing the book was not to provide the reader some corridor gossip. My task is to explain the BJP’s rise, explain how the BJP thrived when most other parties formed around varying ideologies disintegrated or turned into family enterprises. : Yadav

15 Jan, 22

Efforts Were Made to Paint BJP as Communal, But People of India Understood and Accepted Us: Union Minister Bhupender Yadav

In their book, 'The Rise of the BJP', union minister Bhupender Yadav and economist Ila Patnaik have explored the perception of the BJP as communal by conventional parties ever since its predecessor Jana Sangh's performance in the 1951 polls.

05 Jan, 22

A partnership to carry India into net-zero future

Bhupender Yadav writes: With active cooperation from the private sector, India will be able to help build a more sustainable world

14 Dec, 21

India is a responsible global superpower

"India is a responsible global superpower and is at the forefront of tackling climate change in the true spirit of climate justice by proposing a live-point climate agenda."

20 Nov, 21

DTE Exclusive: Environment minister Bhupender Yadav writes why CoP26 was a success for India

A collaborative, not competitive, approach alone can save our planet. That is why India upped its commitment to the cause of saving the planet before demanding others to do their bit

01 Nov, 21

Let principle of common and differentiated responsibility be respected: Environment Minister

“In doing so, full effect must be given to implementation of the principles of Equity and Common but Differentiated Responsibilities and Respective Capabilities (CBDR-RC) and, recognition of the very different national circumstances of Parties,”

01 Nov, 21

Bhupender Yadav delivers statement on behalf of BASIC countries at COP26

The Indian Environment Minister mentioned that COP 26 must aim for higher global ambition on climate finance and adaptation as well, along with recognition of Parties’..

30 Oct, 21

India believes in action but wants level playing field for all

We are not opposed to a net-zero emissions target, all options are on the table, there will be two weeks of negotiation. India is a solutions provider.

29 Oct, 21

India to push for climate justice at COP26: Environment Minister Bhupender Yadav

We will take a call on this at the appropriate time and this could come anytime. We are very clear that whatever our leadership will decide, they will decide at the right time. We are committed to a solution.

29 Oct, 21

‘India to push for climate finance at global summit’, says Bhupender Yadav

Bhupender Yadav said India is considering several options ahead of COP 26 but it will argue for a “common level playing field” for developed and developing nations so that their climate ambitions can be comparable.

28 Oct, 21

We will discuss access to technology and finance at COP26: Environment Minister

We are all working to realise Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision. In the last seven years, forest cover has increased by 13,000 square km. 14 tiger reserves have got world accreditation, our lakes have been included in the Ramsar convention, 10 beaches have got a Blue Flag accreditation.

27 Oct, 21

UN climate meet: 'India is taking ambitious actions in reaching emission reduction target', says Environment Minister Bhupender Yadav

India is taking ambitious actions in energy efficiency measures, biofuels, sustainable transport, e-vehicles, enhancing green cover and sustainable agriculture.

26 Oct, 21

Over 5 cr unorganised workers registered on e-Shram portal in 2 months: Government

The government on Tuesday said over five crore people have registered in two months on the E-Shram portal, which is India's first national database on unorganized sector workers.

26 Oct, 21

Now Or Never For Concrete Global Actions To Address Climate Change: Env Min Bhupender Yadav

Speaking at the Middle East Green Initiative Summit, the minister said all countries must work together towards making the (COP26) on climate change a success.

26 Oct, 21

Environment Minister Bhupender Yadav addresses Middle East Green Initiative Summit-2021 in Riyadh

He underlined that green policies in India are seen in the context of sustainable development and inclusive economic growth.

22 Oct, 21

India, U.K. have agreed to strengthen climate initiatives, says Union Minister Bhupender Yadav

India and the U.K. have agreed to strengthen climate initiatives and further their green partnership, Union Environment Minister Bhupender Yadav said on Friday.

10 Oct, 21

बढ़ने का समान अवसर मिले तो कुंद हो सकता है जातिवाद

विद्रूप जातिवाद का लाभ उठाने के बजाय राजनीति में रहते हुए हर वर्ग को आगे बढ़ने के समान अवसर और गरिमामय जीवन देने का काम किया जाए तो जातिवाद का संकुचित रूप खत्म हो सकता है।

06 Oct, 21

We brought an ordinance to combat pollution in NCR: Bhupender Yadav

With the spectre of air pollution once again haunting the Capital as stubble burning starts in the neighbouring states of Punjab and Haryana, the Centre is hoping the situation this year will not be as bad as previous years.

22 Sep, 21

By welcoming change, a party can bring in fresh ideas, fresh opportunities

Elections are important in the Indian political system to test the policies of parties that have won public mandates. The mandate allows opportunities for new possibilities and newer people.

18 Sep, 21

पर्यावरण बचाने की लड़ाई में अगुआ है भारत

प्रधानमंत्री नरेंद्र मोदी ने बीते सात वर्षों के अपने कार्यकाल में भारत को आर्थिक विकास, गरीबी उन्मूलन और भविष्य की आवश्यकताओं के अनुरूप आगे बढ़ाया है। ऊर्जा क्षेत्र के नए विकल्पों की दिशा में भी भारत आगे बढ़ रहा है। ऊर्जा और पर्यावरण के क्षेत्र में भारत की भूमिका विश्व पटल पर महत्वपूर्ण हुई है

17 Sep, 21

View: India well-positioned to lead climate change conversation ahead of COP26

Over the past seven years, GoI has steered India towards economic development, poverty reduction and a new energy future. India's guiding philosophy on nature is based on three pillars.