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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

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".

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

May 16, 2021 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.

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 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

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


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.

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.

27 August, 2019

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

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.

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Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi along with PPCC President Navjot Singh Sidhu (R) offer prayers at Golden Temple in Amritsar.

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External Affairs Minister Dr. S. Jaishankar meets Republic of Korea Foreign Minister Chung Eui-yong in New York. A wide ranging conversation on different aspects of our relationship. RoK’s New Southern Policy and...

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Virat Kohli’s Abrasive Leadership Style Gave Indian Cricket A New Dimension

Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader

Sep 20, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Taliban: What’s Next For The International Community?

With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.

Sep 13, 2021 Seema Guha

Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.

Sep 12, 2021 Chaitali Moitra

Vaccine Mandates Harm Long-Term Public Health

One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates

Sep 12, 2021 Kameswari Chebrolu