Jairam Ramesh

Glad that PM Modi was reminded of Nehru's contributions by Steny Hoyer: Jairam Ramesh

US House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, while welcoming Prime Minister Modi at the event on Sunday, had invoked Mahatma Gandhi and India's first prime minister Nehru in his speech.

published on : 23rd September 2019

Jairam Ramesh defends P Chidambaram, condemns 'govt conspiracy' to defame Congress

He said when the INX Media proposal was sent to Chidambaram, 24 more proposals were recommended. After all the recommendations were done, Chidambaram signed the file on May 28, 2007.

published on : 20th September 2019

Reduction in corporate tax rate welcome, doubtful whether investment will revive: Congress' Jairam Ramesh

The government on Friday slashed the income tax rate for companies by almost 10 percentage points to 25.17 per cent and offered a lower rate to 17.01 per cent for new manufacturing firms.

published on : 20th September 2019

‘River interlinking an engineer’s delight, Sir M Visvesvaraya would approve’, says Rajya Sabha MP Jairam Ramesh

He, however, also mentioned its possible ecological impact.

published on : 16th September 2019

Jairam Ramesh speaks in English, Kannada and Hindi; says one nation-one language will never happen

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday had pitched for Hindi as a common language for the country, reigniting the debate.

published on : 15th September 2019

Opposition to head five of eight Rajya Sabha Parliamentary committees; BJP gets three

Anand Sharma will head the DRSC on Home Affairs while Jairam Ramesh will chair the Committee on Science, Technology, Environment & Forests.

published on : 14th September 2019

'With such ministers, only God can fix economy': Jairam Ramesh on Piyush Goyal's 'gravity' comment

Goyal's slip up was not lost on the netizens who quickly took to Twitter to point out that gravity was discovered by Isaac Newton and Einstein is credited for his theory of relativity.

published on : 12th September 2019

'Welcome to New India': Jairam Ramesh on Bombay HC's 'War and Peace' poser

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.

published on : 29th August 2019

Jairam Ramesh responsible for UPA-II's policy paralysis: Former Karnataka CM Veerappa Moily

The former Union Minister claimed that Ramesh's remark praising PM Modi was in "very bad taste," and charged the latter with "compromising himself" with the BJP with such a statement.

published on : 28th August 2019

TN Congress Committee chief KS Alagiri slams Jairam Ramesh for PM Modi remarks

He said that at a time when the Congress was facing such repression and intimidation, Ramesh and others had words of praise for Modi.

published on : 25th August 2019

After Jairam Ramesh, Abhishek Singhvi and Shashi Tharoor says demonising PM Modi is wrong

The Congress in recent times has witnessed difference of opinion within the party with many leaders supporting the PM Narendra Modi government's moves.

published on : 23rd August 2019

PM Modi connects with people, demonizing him all the time won't help: Jairam Ramesh warns Opposition

It is time the opposition recognize Modi's work and what he did between 2014 and 2019 due to which he was voted back to power by over 30 per cent of the electorate, the veteran leader said.

published on : 23rd August 2019

PM is taking revenge for his embarrassments by amending RTI: Congress leader Jairam Ramesh

According to the Congress leader, the first such case was in which the Central Information Commissioner (CIC) ordered disclosure of the PM's educational qualification.

published on : 25th July 2019

Government should not privatise public sector banks: Jairam Ramesh

Jairam Ramesh (Cong) said it was former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi who on July 19, fifty years ago had nationalised 14 private sector banks.

published on : 19th July 2019

Kattupalli port expansion to damage Ennore-Pulicat ecosystem, says Jairam Ramesh in Rajya Sabha

Jairam Ramesh has urged the Union Environment Ministry to reject the proposal at the current site and protect Tamil Nadu from further disasters.

published on : 16th July 2019
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