Jairam Ramesh

Cong shares draft of Nehru's 'tryst with destiny' speech; he had written 'date with destiny'

Jairam Ramesh also shared the video of Nehru's speech delivered at the midnight session of the Constituent Assembly as India achieved independence on August 15, 1947.

published on : 14th August 2022

Jairam Ramesh hopes Electricity Bill goes through consultative process of Parliamentary scrutiny

The contentious bill aims at giving multiple players open access to distribution networks of power suppliers and also allowing consumers to choose any service provider.

published on : 8th August 2022

Oppn records 'deep apprehension' over SC upholding PMLA amendments, seeks review 

The statement comes a day after raids were conducted by the Enforcement Directorate on the premises of the National Herald newspaper in the national capital and elsewhere.

published on : 3rd August 2022

HC issues summons to 3 Congress leaders, asks them to remove tweets on Smriti Irani's daughter

Justice Mini Pushkarna directed the three Congress leaders to remove tweets, retweets, posts, videos and photos from social media in relation to the allegations made against Irani.

published on : 29th July 2022

Use of objectionable language against PM Modi: BJP spokesperson Shukla hits back at Jairam Ramesh

Ramesh had written to BJP president J P Nadda on Sunday, demanding an apology from Modi and him for Shukla's usage of 'indecent' language for Sonia Gandhi.

published on : 26th July 2022

Modi government on privatisation spree, Congress will oppose 'bank sale bill': Jairam Ramesh

Party leader Jairam Ramesh said public sector banks must be equipped to face competition and selling them to a chosen few will prove disastrous.

published on : 19th July 2022

Congress urges Centre to withdraw new 'anti-Adivasi' laws 

The party alleged that the new forest conservation rules will lead to disempowerment, dispossession, and displacement of STs and other traditional forest dwellers, and fuel conflict in tribal areas. 

published on : 13th July 2022

Congress discusses strategy for Gujarat elections, to avoid personal attacks at PM Modi

During the meeting of the Congress task force with state leaders from Gujarat, which lasted over four hours, a strategy was finalised to highlight the BJP's failures in the state and the Centre.

published on : 5th July 2022

Protest at Jantar Mantar against arrest of Teesta Setalvad; Congress leaders take part

Around 300 protesters gathered at Jantar Mantar and raised slogans demanding the release of Setalvad and former IPS officers R B Sreekumar and Sanjiv Bhatt.

published on : 27th June 2022

Sonia Gandhi discharged from hospital, advised rest at home; will face ED probe on June 23

Jairam Ramesh had said earlier that Sonia Gandhi was admitted to the hospital after profuse bleeding from the nose following a recent Covid infection.

published on : 20th June 2022

Surjewala out, Jairam Ramesh is new communication, publicity head in Congress

Another leader said the decision to replace Surjewala is in line with the rule of ‘one person, one post’ announced by the party recently.

published on : 17th June 2022

Modi has weakened environmental laws in India, posing as eco-champion on world stage: Ramesh

He accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of hypocrisy and alleged that while he has weakened all environmental and forest laws in India, he is posing as an eco-champion on the world stage.

published on : 6th June 2022

'Modi has weakened environmental laws in India, posing as eco-champion on world stage': Ramesh

Ramesh said this as the prime minister is set to launch the 'LiFE (Lifestyle for the Environment)' initiative on World Environment Day.

published on : 5th June 2022

Congress 'Task Force- 2024' goes into sleep mode? Leaders await Rahul's return from abroad

The Task Force-2024 held its first meeting on May 24. Thereafter, there continues to be confusion over the role and mandate of the group. 

published on : 5th June 2022

Rajya Sabha polls: Kannada actor Jaggesh, Nirmala Sitharaman made BJP candidates from Karnataka

He is expected to file his nomination on Monday morning, accompanied by senior Congress leaders Siddaramaiah and DK Shivakumar.

published on : 30th May 2022

Rajya Sabha polls: P Chidambaram, Jairam Ramesh, Ajay Maken among 10 Congress candidates

P Chidambaram was fielded from Tamil Nadu, Jairam Ramesh from Karnataka, Ajay Maken from Haryana and Randeep Surjewala from Rajasthan.

published on : 29th May 2022

Top leaders in race as Congress may get 11 Rajya Sabha seats, improve its position in Upper House 

While the party will get two seats in Chhattisgarh, where it is in power, it will get one seat each in Tamil Nadu, Jharkhand and Maharashtra, where it shares power with other like-minded parties.

published on : 25th May 2022

Rajya Sabha polls to 57 seats from 15 states on June 10: Election Commission

Prominent among those retiring are Union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, Congress leaders Ambika Soni, Jairam Ramesh and Kapil Sibal, and BSP's Satish Chandra Misra.

published on : 12th May 2022

Chidambaram, Jairam Ramesh among Congress top minds to bid goodbye to Rajya Sabha

While some may make a comeback to the upper house, others will have a long wait to be elected to the Rajya Sabha following the grand old party’s shrinking footprint in state Assemblies

published on : 7th April 2022

Rajya Sabha bids farewell to 72 retiring MPs; PM urges them to inspire coming generations

The terms of Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharman, Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal and Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi in the Upper House are coming to an end as well.

published on : 31st March 2022
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