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.

Rahul Gandhi's return will benefit nation: Jairam Ramesh

Congress leader Jairam Ramesh said here on Monday that party vice president Rahul Gandhi would return to address a farmers' rally on April 19, adding that his return would not only benefit the Congress but also the entire country.

Congress' immediate aim is to halt BJP in Bihar: Ramesh

Congress' immediate objective is to stop BJP in Bihar, where a loss to the saffron party in the ensuing Assembly elections would have a major impact on national politics, senior party leader Jairam Ramesh said and hinted at the possibility of an alliance with ruling JD-U.

Congress has to rediscover street politics to resurrect: Ramesh
Congress has to rediscover street politics to resurrect: Ramesh

An electorally-battered Congress has to rediscover street and agitational politics to resurrect itself, taking the drubbing it received in the Lok Sabha elections as an opportunity to restructure and focus on the new generation, says senior leader Jairam Ramesh.

Cong unhappy with Ramesh for 'Duryodhan' remarks against PM Modi

Congress on Tuesday expressed displeasure over the remarks of Jairam Ramesh, one of its leaders and former Union Minister, likening Prime Minister Narendra Modi to 'Duryodhan' of Mahabharata.

Rahul Gandhi will take part in Kisan Rally: Jairam Ramesh

Senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh on Tuesday said the party vice president Rahul Gandhi, who is currently on a sabbatical, will take part in the agitational programme on Land Acquisition Bill on April 19.

Narendra Modi leads most 'centralised' govt in India's history: Jairam Ramesh

Narendra Modi is running "the most centralised" government ever in India's history, marginalising his Cabinet, BJP and MPs, former Union Minister Jairam Ramesh has charged.

Land Bill is Sanjeevni for us, will oppose amendments: Congress

 Describing Land Acquisition Bill as the 'Sanjeevni' (a life-infusing plant) for the party, Congress today said it was opposed to the amendments brought by the Centre due to its principles and was not guided by political compulsions.

Would continue to fight against land bill: Jairam Ramesh

Alleging that the NDA government is anti-farmer, Congress leader and former Union Minister Jairam Ramesh today said his party would fight against the proposed land bill both within and outside the Parliament.

Modi misleading farmers on Land Bill: Jairam Ramesh

 Accusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi of misleading farmers about 13 aspects of the new Land Acquisition Bill, Congress leader Jairam Ramesh on Saturday said they were part of the 2013 law passed by his party and that Modi was taking credit for it.

Ensure compliance to green laws, not environmental clearances: Ramesh
Ensure compliance to green laws, not environmental clearances: Ramesh

Notwithstanding India's need for "smart" environmental regulation, the government is working against the nation's interest by wrecking the very edifice of green laws, former environment minister Jairam Ramesh said on Friday.

Jairam Ramesh trashes PM Modi's defence of Land Acquisition Bill

Senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh on Tuesday slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for claiming that amendments in 13 laws under Land Acquisition Bill were brought by NDA to provide for compensation and described the Centre as anti-farmers.

Jairam Ramesh trashes PM's defence of Land Acquisition Bill

Senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh on Tuesday slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for claiming that amendments in 13 laws under Land Acquisition Bill were brought by NDA to provide for compensation and described the Centre as anti-farmers.

Jairam Ramesh accuses PM Modi of spreading falsehood regarding Land Acquisition Bill

The Congress on Sunday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of spreading falsehood in his monthly 'Mann ki Baat' programme which was addressed to the farmers.

Ahmed Patel takes dig at Narendra Modi, says farmers can reduce your 56-inch chest to 28 inch

Protesting against NDA government's Land Acquisition Ordinance at Jantar Mantar on Monday, senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel took a jibe at PM Narendra Modi, saying farmers can reduce his 56-inch chest into 28 inch.

Youth Congress holds protest rally against Land Acquisition Bill

Thousands of youth Congress activists took out a protest rally in Delhi against the bill for land acquisition.

BJP's 'anti-farmer' stand has been exposed: Congress

The Congress party on Monday alleged that the ruling BJP's anti-farmer stand has been exposed and said that the struggle against the amendments of the Land Acquisition Bill would continue.

Will fight for farmers, labourers from Parliament to streets: Ramesh

Taking part in a protest drive against the Land Acquisition Bill, senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh pon Saturday said his party would fight for the interests of farmers and labourers from Parliament to the streets.