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Jairam Ramesh

Ramesh, Cong Leaders Casting Aspersions On RS Chairman 'A Disfavour To Truth, Democracy': Joshi

Dec 25, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Joshi's remarks came after opposition members, including leader of opposition in Rajya Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge, said that Naidu could not do anything to resolve the differences between the opposition and the government.

Veer Savarkar Sought General Amnesty For All Political Prisoners: Grandson

Oct 14, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Ranjit Savarkar, the grandson of Veer Savarkar said, among other things, that his grandfather sought general amnesty for all political prisoners.

PM Expert At Renaming And Relaunching Old Schemes: Cong Leader Jairam Ramesh

His remarks came on the 7th anniversary of the Jan Dhan Yojna which, he claimed, was renaming of UPA's 'savings bank deposit' scheme.

Parliament Has Been Rendered Irrelevant: Congress Leader Jairam Ramesh

Aug 07, 2021 Preetha Nair

As the stalemate in Parliament continues over the Pegasus surveillance issue, Congress Chief Whip in Rajya Sabha Jairam Ramesh spoke to Outlook about the impasse.

One-Day Fix: After Super Monday, Big Dip In Vaccination Numbers Raises Doubts

The Congress attacked the government saying that the single-day record spike was a "pre-planned image-booster".

16 May, 2021

‘Arrest Us’, Congress Leaders Dare Govt After Arrests In Delhi Over Posters Critical Of PM Modi

Outlook Web Bureau

The opposition party said tough questions will be asked from the prime minister if people don't get vaccines, medicines and oxygen.

20 April, 2021

Congress Urges Centre To Follow ‘One Nation, One Price’ Covid-19 Vaccine Policy

Outlook Web Bureau

Questioning the pricing modalities under the Centre’s new Covid-19 vaccine policy, the Congress said the policy was ‘regressive, inequitable and anti-competitive’

22 February, 2021

SC Pulls Up Centre For Not Filing Reply On Jairam Ramesh’s Plea Against Amended RTI Act

Outlook Web Bureau

On January 31, 2020; the top court had sought the Centre's response on Ramesh's plea, which said that the RTI (Amendment) Act, 2019 "collectively violate" the fundamental right to information of all citizens which is guaranteed under the Constitution.

13 February, 2020

We Need To 'Ruthlessly' Reinvent Congress, Our Arrogance Has To Go: Jairam Ramesh


The Congress leader claimed the Delhi election result was rejection of Amit Shah, who was the chief campaigner of the BJP.

18 December, 2019

Supreme Court To Hear Around 60 Petitions Challenging Citizenship Amendment Act

Outlook Web Bureau

A three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde will hear the pleas along with other pending matters.

06 November, 2019

Can't Do Away With Nehru's Legacy: Ashok Gehlot Tells BJP On Reconstituting NMML Society

Outlook Web Bureau

Former Union Minister M J Akbar has also been dropped from the reconstituted NMML Society.

28 October, 2019

Why Is Govt Allowing EU MPs But Preventing Indian Leaders From Visiting Kashmir? Asks Congress

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Senior leader Jairam Ramesh, in apparent reference to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, asked why the 'chest-beating champion of nationalism', had allowed European leaders to visit Jammu and Kashmir.

20 September, 2019

Cut In Corporate Tax Rates Welcome, But...: Jairam Ramesh


Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said the reduction in tax rates has been done by promulgating an ordinance to an amendment to the Income Tax Act.

01 September, 2019

'It's Like Looking For Needle In Haystack': Salman Khurshid On Finding Positives In PM Modi's Governance


Salman Khurshid's remarks came days after Congress leader Jairam Ramesh said Prime Minister Modi's governance model is not a 'complete negative story' and not recognising his work and demonising him all the time is not going to help.

30 August, 2019

OPINION | Shashi Tharoor’s Travails Among Kerala’s Lilliputians

Shajahan Madampat

Accusing Shashi Tharoor of being pro-Modi or pro-Hindutva is almost as ‘blasphemous’ as charging Modi with a pro-Muslim bias.

29 August, 2019

'Relieved' That KPCC Accepted My Explanation On Modi Praise, Says Shashi Tharoor


Tharoor had remarked on the performance of the Modi government after his party colleagues Jairam Ramesh and Abhishek Singhvi had expressed similar sentiments.

29 August, 2019

'Welcome To New India': Jairam Ramesh After Bombay HC's 'War and Peace' Comment

Outlook Web Bureau

The single-judge bench of Justice Sarang Kotwal, hearing the bail plea of Gonsalves and others, also said 'such books' and CDs prima facie indicated they contained some material against the State.

28 August, 2019

Now Veerappa Moily Lambasts Jairam Ramesh, Shashi Tharoor Over 'Demonising' Modi Remark


Terming the statements as 'most unfortunate', Moily called for appropriate disciplinary action against Tharoor and Ramesh by the Congress leadership.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

Jan 15, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz