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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

Aug 28, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

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

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

Jun 23, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

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


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

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

PTI

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

Outlook Web Bureau

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

PTI

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

PTI

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

PTI

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

PTI

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


27 August, 2019

'Don't Demonise Modi' Not My Phrase...: Shashi Tharoor Hits Back At Critics

Outlook Web Bureau

Tharoor's tweet has irked many in the grand old party, particularly those in Kerala, from where he is a parliamentarian.


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Chairperson of Public Accounts Committee (PAC) Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury addresses the conference to mark centennial year celebration of PAC, in the Central Hall of Parliament House, in New Delhi. Lok Sabha Speaker Om...

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Expelled AIADMK leader VK Sasikala pays tribute to J Jayalalithaa on her fifth death anniversary, near Marina Beach, in Chennai.

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Devotees wait in queues outside the Sri Krishna Janambhoomi temple in Mathura. Security has been tightened in Mathura after Akhil Bharat Hindu Mahasabha announced its plan to perform ‘jalabhishek’ at Shahi Eidgah in...

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Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla delivers valedictory address during the conference to mark centennial year celebration of Public Accounts Committee (PAC), in the Central Hall of Parliament House, in New Delhi.

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A black flag being hoisted at the venue of Hornbill festival in solidarity with the civilians, killed in an anti-insurgency operation, in Kisama, Nagaland.

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Shaheen Bagh, CAA, Farmers’ Protest: Hip-Hop Is The Voice Of Dissent In India

Young, brash and little-known artistes are using hip-hop as an outlet to speak up and speak out.

Opinion

Why I Rap: A Hip-Hop Artiste’s Journey From Bihar To Stardom

Aamir Shaikh aka Shaikhspeare traces talks about the genre that uses music as a means to dissent.

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Death Of Three Dalit Girls And A Story Of Pain And Humiliation

Family from UP village forced to run around to complete post-death official paperwork and even last rites.

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Death Of Three Dalit Girls And A Story Of Pain And Humiliation

Opinion

Let's Talk About Ageism And Sexism In Indian Films, A Zillionth Time!

While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry

Nov 17, 2021 Yashika Mathur

T20 World Cup 2021 Analysis: David Warner And Mitchell Marsh - Tale Of Two Comebacks

Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.

Nov 15, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Education In India During Covid-19: Challenges Faced And Solutions For A Post-Pandemic Era

As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.

Nov 11, 2021 Shekhar Mehta

T20 World Cup Review: Jaded By An Excess Of Cricket, India Were On An Inevitable Path To Doom

India's cricket administrators showed more drive to boost BCCI's coffers rather than take care of players' welfare during pandemic times.

Nov 08, 2021 Arijit Ghosh