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Jairam Ramesh

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

Aug 27, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

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

'Upset' Kerala Congress To Seek Shashi Tharoor's Explanation For Praising PM Modi

Aug 27, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

The state chapter of the grand old party will seek an explanation from the Thiruvananthapuram MP on the matter following which the next step will be taken, Kerala Congress president Mullappally Ramachandran said.

Now, Shashi Tharoor Says 'Demonising Modi Wrong'; Backs Jairam Ramesh, Singhvi

On Wednesday, former Union minister Ramesh had also said Modi's governance model was "not a complete negative story", adding that not recognising his work and demonising him all the time was not going to help.

Demonising Modi All The Time Won't Help, It's Time We Recognise His Work: Jairam Ramesh

Aug 22, 2019 PTI

The senior Congress leader says it is time to ponder over what Narendra Modi did between 2014 and 2019 so that he was voted back to power by over '30 per cent of the electorate'

'Government Murders RTI': Rahul Gandhi After Parliament Clears Amendment To RTI Act

Parliament approved the amendment to the RTI Act, with Rajya Sabha on Thursday passing it after negating an Opposition sponsored motion to send it to a House committee for greater scrutiny.

26 July, 2019

PM Modi Taking Revenge For His Embarrassments By Amending RTI: Jiaram Ramesh

Outlook Web Bureau

The Prime Minister is 'taking revenge' for the disclosure in five cases directed under it which includes disclosure of demonetisation and regarding his educational qualifications, Congress leader Jairam Ramesh said.

25 November, 2018

BJP Is Very Skilled At Manipulation Of News: Jairam Ramesh

Outlook Web Bureau

Former minister Jairam Ramesh also noted that "false news" was the biggest enterprise in "Make in India" under the Modi government, as he accused the BJP of "manufacturing" issues out of non-issues.

26 November, 2017

Indira Gandhi Believed In 'Mann Ki Baat', But Of People: Congress Leader Jairam Ramesh's Dig At Modi

Outlook Web Bureau

"Gandhi also was a great believer in 'mann ki baat', but her 'mann ki baat' was a listening 'mann ki baat' not a speaking 'mann ki baat'. When she did 'mann ki baat', she listened, she didn't pontificate," said Ramesh.

10 August, 2017

After Jairam Ramesh Raises Concern, Mani Shankar Aiyar Says Congress Has 'Only 44 MPs, Faced Serious Setbacks'

Outlook Web Bureau

"More important than the expression Jairam used, he said the Congress needs new ideas new thoughts, new methods of working, new ways,” said Aiyar

08 August, 2017

'The Sultanate Is Gone But We Still Behave Like Sultans': Jairam Ramesh On Congress' 'Existential Crisis'

Outlook Web Bureau

"Yes, the Congress party is facing a very serious crisis,"

24 July, 2017

Congress Accuses NDA V-P Candidate Venkaiah Naidu Of Land-Grab, Says Must Come Clean

Outlook Web Bureau

Accusing Naidu of land grab in Andhra Pradesh's Nellore district that was reserved for the poor, destitute and landless, Congress leader Jairam Ramesh said Naidu was "forced" to return this land after public protests and political pressure.

20 March, 2013

Hyderabad Blues

Madhavi Tata

Badminton doubles player Jwala Gutta may not be making waves on the court off-late but off it, she sure is...

23 January, 2013

'Begin By Treating Tribals As People First'

Jairam Ramesh

'It is tragic that Maoists had to wake us up to the concerns of tribes. Issues raised by the Maoists are serious and we need to respond to them politically, not just militarily'

11 October, 2011

From Tirupati To Pashupati

Jairam Ramesh

Some reflections on the Maoist issue: the title of the lecture comes from the popular image in the media that a “liberated” Red corridor is sought to be created extending from Andhra Pradesh to Nepal and cutting across the very heart of India...

18 December, 2010

Letter To MPs

Jairam Ramesh

I intend to keep Parliament fully informed on our climate change policies and negotiating positions... I want to take this opportunity to brief you on the major developments at Cancun and their implications for India

18 May, 2010

Left Open Mouthed

Harsh V. Pant

Of course, India doesn’t really have a China policy and so everyone deems it fit to put their own spin on Indian’s ties with China. But l'affaire Jairam Ramesh underlines a deeper malaise...

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.

PTI Photo

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.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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