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

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

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.

25 December 2021
Veer Savarkar Sought General Amnesty For All Political Prisoners: Grandson

Veer Savarkar Sought General Amnesty For All Political Prisoners: Grandson

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

14 October 2021

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

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...

07 August 2021

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".

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16 May 2021
‘Arrest Us’, Congress Leaders Dare Govt After Arrests In Delhi Over Posters Critical Of PM Modi

‘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

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

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


22 February 2021
SC Pulls Up Centre For Not Filing Reply On Jairam Ramesh’s Plea Against Amended RTI Act

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

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...


13 February 2020
We Need To 'Ruthlessly' Reinvent Congress, Our Arrogance Has To Go: Jairam Ramesh

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

Supreme Court To Hear Around 60 Petitions Challenging Citizenship Amendment Act

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


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06 November 2019
Can't Do Away With Nehru's Legacy: Ashok Gehlot Tells BJP On Reconstituting NMML Society

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

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

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

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


20 September 2019
Cut In Corporate Tax Rates Welcome, But...: Jairam Ramesh

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

'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...


30 August 2019
OPINION | Shashi Tharoor’s Travails Among Kerala’s Lilliputians

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

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

'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.


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29 August 2019
'Welcome To New India': Jairam Ramesh After Bombay HC's 'War and Peace' Comment

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

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...


28 August 2019
Now Veerappa Moily Lambasts Jairam Ramesh, Shashi Tharoor Over 'Demonising' Modi Remark

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.


27 August 2019
'Don't Demonise Modi' Not My Phrase...: Shashi Tharoor Hits Back At Critics

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

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


27 August 2019
'Upset' Kerala Congress To Seek Shashi Tharoor's Explanation For Praising PM Modi

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

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,...


23 August 2019
Now, Shashi Tharoor Says 'Demonising Modi Wrong'; Backs Jairam Ramesh, Singhvi

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...


22 August 2019
Demonising Modi All The Time Won't Help, It's Time We Recognise His Work: Jairam Ramesh

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

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...


27 July 2019
'Government Murders RTI': Rahul Gandhi After Parliament Clears Amendment To RTI Act

'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...


26 July 2019
PM Modi Taking Revenge For His Embarrassments By Amending RTI: Jiaram Ramesh

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

The Prime Minister is 'taking revenge' for the disclosure in five cases directed under it which includes disclosure of demonetisation and regarding his...


25 November 2018
BJP Is Very Skilled At Manipulation Of News: Jairam Ramesh

BJP Is Very Skilled At Manipulation Of News: Jairam Ramesh

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...


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