One year of Modi govt: A lot of hype and no work, says Congress

Stepping up its attack on the NDA government as it completes one year in office, the Congress, Monday, termed its termed its track record as high on hype and less on actual work on the ground.

Congress wants to introduce new faces in WB: Jairam Ramesh

Congress leader Jairam Ramesh on Sunday said the party wants to bring in new faces to rejuvenate it in West Bengal, where it put up a pathetic show in the recent civic polls to 92 municipal bodies, including Kolkata Municipal Corporation.

Modi and Mamata are dictatorial and together: Jairam Ramesh

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee were "two sides of a coin" as they were both "dictatorial", Congress on Sunday said attacking the ruling parties at the Centre and the state and claimed that they have reached a tacit understanding.

Congress comes out with scathing 'report card' on PM Narendra Modi's 1yr rule
Congress comes out with scathing 'report card' on PM Narendra Modi's 1yr rule

In a stinging counter offensive, Congress on Saturday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi had no work on ground to show and accused him of "murdering democratic institutions" while running "a one-man government".

Bihar polls will drive third nail in BJP's coffin: Jairam Ramesh

 Asserting that the Bihar Assembly polls will be the "third nail" in BJP's coffin, senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh exuded confidence on the prospect of all "secular forces" joining hands to defeat the saffron party in the politically crucial battle.

Secular forces will join hands to defeat BJP in Bihar: Jairam Ramesh

Senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh has expressed confidence that all "secular forces" would join hands to defeat the BJP in forthcoming elections in Bihar.

PM Modi allowing BJP leaders to indulge in polarisation: Ramesh

 Congress leader and former Union Minister Jairam Ramesh on Wednesday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of playing a "double game" by allowing his party leaders to indulge in polarisation while he himself spoke the language of governance.

Expect that Rahul will be Congress president in 2015: Jairam Ramesh

A change of guard is likely to take place in the Congress Party, with senior leader Jairam Ramesh confirming that vice president Rahul Gandhi will take over from his mother Sonia Gandhi in 2015.

Expect Rahul to become Congress president this year: Jairam Ramesh
Expect Rahul to become Congress president this year: Jairam Ramesh

Rahul Gandhi is expected to become the party president this year and intends to build the outfit similar to the one that existed during Nehru's time by promoting regional faces, senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh said on Wednesday.

Congress, RJD slam government over fuel price hike

The Congress and the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) workers on Sunday staged a protest against the BJP-led NDA Government at the Centre over the recent hike in the prices of petrol and diesel.

RS member Jairam Ramesh attacked in LS for remarks against Speaker

BJP on Monday slammed Rajya Sabha MP of Congress Jairam Ramesh for reportedly questioning the impartiality of Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan and pressed for moving a privilege motion against him.

Main accused in Jairam Ramesh forgery case arrested

In a joint operation with Bihar Police, CBI has arrested the prime accused in the alleged forgery of the then Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh for confirmation of waitlisted railway tickets.

Congress will continue to oppose Land Bill: Jairam Ramesh

The Congress will continue to oppose the land Bill as it is "anti-farmer and dilutes the pro-farmer provisions of Land Acquisition Act-2013" which was passed with the consent of all parties, former Union Minister Jairam Ramesh said on Monday.

Congress will continue to oppose land bill: Ramesh

The Congress will continue its tirade against the land bill as it is "anti-farmer and dilutes the pro-farmer provisions of Land Acquisition Act 2013" which was passed with the consent of all parties, former Union Minister Jairam Ramesh said on Monday.

Jairam Ramesh talks about Land Act of 2013 in book

Amidst the high voltage slugfest between government and opposition over Land Bill, former Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh, who had brought the earlier version of the legislation, has come out with a book giving first-hand account of challenges faced at that time.

MPs express concern over unorganised workers' plight

Several members in Rajya Sabha on Wednesday expressed concern over lack of social security benefits for workers in the unorganised sector, with Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya saying much more needs to be done for them.

Land bill issue will act as 'sanjeevani' for Congress: Jairam Ramesh

 Senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh on Saturday said the land acquisition amendments issue will act as a 'sanjeevani' for the party in 2015 just as Chikmagalur was to Congress in 1978.

Our opposition on Land Bill is not opportunistic or political: Jairam Ramesh

Congress leader and former environment minister Jairam Ramesh said that the opposition is based on principles, not on politics.

Land Acquisition Bill: Congress launches 'Zameen Wapsi' website, warms up for farmers' rally
Land Acquisition Bill: Congress launches 'Zameen Wapsi' website, warms up for farmers' rally

To counter the Narendra Modi government's amended Land Acquisition Bill, the Congress party on Saturday launched a bilingual website named 'Zameen Wapsi' (http://zameenwapsi.com) that will provide misinformation on Land Bill.

Jairam Ramesh says PM lying about land bill, 'appreciates' RSS stand

Congress leader Jairam Ramesh on Monday alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was lying about the amendments made by his government to the land acquisition Bill, and said he "appreciates" the RSS' stand on the issue.