Jairam Ramesh

Confusion in Congress? Some leaders raise concern over Covaxin, some congratulate scientists

There were different voices within the party as its chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala lauded scientists and researchers of Bharat Biotech for the indigenous vaccine.

published on : 4th January 2021

COVID vaccine: Twitter war erupts over Congress leaders' suspicion, JP Nadda says Opposition not proud of anything Indian

Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri also took a swipe at the opposition leaders, saying they are on a quest for permanent political marginalisation.

published on : 3rd January 2021

Jairam Ramesh tenders apology to Vivek Doval in defamation case

Vivek Doval had filed a criminal defamation complaint against the Caravan Magazine and Ramesh for allegedly defaming him through an article and a press conference based on it respectively.

published on : 20th December 2020

Hardeep Puri, Jairam Ramesh spat over Parliament session, new building

The exchange of words on Twitter came after Ramesh objected to the government's claim that opposition leaders were consulted before it was decided that the winter session will be cancelled.

published on : 16th December 2020

Jairam Ramesh’s tiger video not from Kodagu or India: Forrest officials

Officials said the video appears to be shot outside India, as indicated by the body of the subadult tiger and background vegetation. 

published on : 12th December 2020

Kamaladevi NIF Book Prize for Jairam Ramesh, Amit Ahuja

The NIF Book Prize was established in 2018 and builds on the New India Foundation's mission of sponsoring high-quality research and writing.

published on : 10th December 2020

Sonia sets up panel on economy, foreign affairs and national security, Manmohan part of all three

While former finance minister P Chidambaram, and party leaders Mallikarjun Kharge and Digvijaya Singh will be part of the economic affairs committee, Jairam Ramesh will be its convener.

published on : 20th November 2020

Government has no plans to revive economy, instead indulging in headline management: Congress

Senior Congress leaders P Chidambaram and Jairam Ramesh also termed the stimulus announced by the government as another move to deflect the attention of people from the bad state of the economy.

published on : 12th November 2020

Javadekar denies charges that draft EIA notification dilutes environmental laws

The draft EIA notification, which involves the procedure of issuing environmental clearances to various projects, was issued by the ministry in March this year and public suggestions were invited.

published on : 15th September 2020

Draft EIA notification 'deeply anti-democratic': Congress leader Jairam Ramesh

He accused Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar of seeing his job as being an accelerator for project clearances and not as a guardian/protector of India's natural resources.

published on : 19th August 2020

Jairam opposes draft Environment Impact Assessment note

Former chief minister Oommen Chandy said the draft notification should be published in all regional languages so as to make necessary changes.

published on : 14th August 2020

Draft EIA notification does not relax process of public hearing: Javadekar to Ramesh

Javadekar said that Ramesh publicising his objections and letters was "premature" as the public consultations on the draft EIA were underway.

published on : 6th August 2020

Ex-union minister Jairam Ramesh joins chorus against Environment Impact Assessment 2020

He has written to Union Minister Prakash Javadekar registering his strongest objections, saying the notification legitimises illegality as far as environmental regulation is concerned. 

published on : 26th July 2020

Rajya Sabha rejects MPs’ demand on virtual meetings scheduled on July 10

During a meeting with Naidu, Rajya Sabha officials pointed out that committees have been meeting without the quorum for years.

published on : 9th July 2020

Equating coal with diamonds shows PM Modi's callousness towards climate change: Jairam Ramesh

Modi kicked off a two-stage electronic auction process to allocate coal blocks for commercial mining on Thursday.

published on : 18th June 2020
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