Husband attacks family; child dies, wife survives

Suspecting her of having an illicit relationship with his cousin, a young man brought his wife and their toddler all the way to the national capital and launched a murderous attack on them.

Ramesh writes to Maya on irregularities in MNREGA

Rural Development Minister Jairam
Ramesh has written a fresh letter to UP Chief Minister Mayawati over alleged irregularities in implementation of MNREGA in seven districts and demanded a CBI probe into it.

Ramesh-Mamata to visit Naxal-hit Jangalmahal

Pushing for development in Naxal
strongholds, Union Minister Jairam Ramesh will be visiting
Jangalmahal along with West Bengal CM Mamata
Banerjee.

Soon telecom towers in Naxal-hit districts: Ramesh

Government on Wednesday
decided to set up telecommunication towers by creating high
security zones in such areas.

Exorcist, died in police custody, ate kidney

An exorcist, who died in custody
after being arrested for allegedly sacrificing a five-year-old
girl in Barabanki district, removed and ate one of her
kidneys, police said on Tuesday.

Sibal slams Ramesh on IIT remarks

Sibal quashed Ramesh’s arguments that IITs and IIMs do not match upto the standards of other top class international institutes.

Shiv Sena politicising Jaitapur nuke power plant issue: Ramesh

Environment Minister Jairam
Ramesh on Tuesday accused Shiv Sena of "politicising" the Jaitapur
Nuclear Power Plant issue and frequently changing its stand on
him on environmental issues.

Suggested compromise on `Go, No-Go` areas: Ramesh

Environment Minister Jairam
Ramesh on Saturday said he has not abandoned the `Go, No-Go` policy
of classifying forest areas but suggested a "compromise" that
could allow coal mining on more land to meet the country`s
needs.

Solution-oriented regulations in offing: Ramesh

Government is trying to bring in
relevant and solution-oriented regulations such as fuel
efficiency standards for vehicles and market-based instruments
such as the Perform-Achieve-Trade (PAT) scheme for energy
efficiency.

Don`t replicate US life-style, Jairam urges Indians

Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh has asked Indians not to blindly follow the American lifestyle which according to him is a "recipe for disaster."

Ramesh stresses importance of tiger haibitat protection

Jairam Ramesh asked conservationists to create awareness about enormous value provided by tiger landscapes.

10 blackbucks` death: Ramesh blames DJB and NDMC

Jairam Ramesh said the "failure" of DJB & NDMC to repair sewer line & ensure supply of clean water to Delhi Zoo led to the death of 10 blackbucks.

Ramesh no to Chavan`s request for relaxing silence zone norms

Union Environment Minister Jairam
Ramesh has shot down Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan`s
proposal to allow noise relaxation in "silence zones" arguing
that "certain practicalities cannot be wished away".

All is well between me and Jaiswal: Ramesh

Rejecting reports of differences
in opinion with Coal Minister Sri Prakash Jaiswal over some
projects, Union Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh today said
"all is well" between them.

Patel seeks to mollify Ramesh on Navi Mumbai airport project

In an attempt to mollify Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh after a spat over the proposed Navi Mumbai airport, Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel today said he would work closely with his cabinet colleague to move forward.

Tribals recruited for wildlife protection: Minister

Chenchu
tribals are being recruited by the Nagarjuna Sagar Tiger
sanctuary after naxal presence ended there, Environment and
Forest Minister Jairam Ramesh Wednesday said.

Polluter will pay for Mumbai oil spill: Ramesh

The government Tuesday made it clear
that `polluter must pay` for the environmental and maritime
losses arising out of the collision of the two ships off
Mumbai coast early this month.

Navi Mumbai airport to cause environmental damage: Ramesh

Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh
on Saturday disfavoured the proposed Navi Mumbai Airport saying it
would have serious environmental implication and suggested an
alternative site for the second airport in Mumbai.

`Green India blueprint to be submitted to PM`

A blueprint of Green India
mission, which seeks to enhance the country`s forest cover,
will be submitted to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh next week,
Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh said today.

Ramesh to visit Mumbai for reviewing CRZ regulations

Gurudas Kamat met Union Environment
Minister Jairam Ramesh in Delhi today and discussed various
impediments in the development of Mumbai due to Environmental
and Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) regulations.