Top Congress leaders upset over not being invited to conference on Nehru: Reports
Top Congress leaders upset over not being invited to conference on Nehru: Reports

The Congress party, after suffering a rout in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, was appeared to be in disarray.

US-China climate deal: CSE seeks to blame Ramesh

Lambasting the US-China climate deal, an advocacy group Wednesday said the two biggest polluters signing such a pact was the result of a "disastrous formula" agreed by India in two key UN climate conferences when Jairam Ramesh was the Environment Minister.

Clean India 'a bit of hype', needs more details: Jairam Ramesh

Claiming that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Swachh Bharat' has become a slogan and "a bit of hype", Former Union Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh on Thursday said the programme also needs to address the issue of open defecation.

Jayanthi Natarajan, Jairam Ramesh fought over mining clearance to Jindal Steel

Union Forest and Environment Minister in the UPA government, Jayanthi Natarajan had an epistolary "face-off" with her Cabinet colleague, Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh over allowing Jindal Steel and Power Limited (JSPL) to conduct mining activities in the Saranda forest of Jharkhand.

DNA: Should Robert Vadra be denied Z-plus security?

DNA: Is it time that Robert Vadra who has been accused of making illegal land deals in Haryana be denied the Z-plus security given to him?

Jairam Ramesh opposes dilution in MNREGA

Contending that Rural Development Minister Nitin Gadkari wants to "dismantle the edifice of MNREGA", his predecessor and Congress leader Jairam Ramesh on Tuesday said the country cannot "afford" the "ill-informed assault" on rural job scheme enacted by the UPA government.

Ramesh welcomes Modi`s emphasis on toilets in Independence Day speech

Congress leader Jairam Ramesh has welcomed Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s emphasis on toilets in his Independence Day speech and suggested collective efforts to end the menace of open defecation in the country.

Explore non-bureaucratic ways of giving green nod: Ramesh

Union Minister Jairam Ramesh on Thursday emphasised on need for strict compliance of environmental norms and said "non-bureaucratic" ways of giving permits should be explored.

Congress asks govt to clear confusion about Aadhar card

Congress leader Jairam Ramesh on Thursday asked the government to clear confusion surrounding Aadhar-linked bank accounts for direct transfer of subsidies under various schemes to beneficiaries.

Ramesh for abolishing separate budget for railways

Congress leader Jairam Ramesh is of the view that time has come to do away with the colonial idea of having a separate Budget for Railways as it accounts for just six per cent of the total government expenditure.

Difference in Congress over Polavaram issue comes to fore

Differences in the Congress over Polavaram issue came to fore on Monday with party MPs from Telangana interrupting the speech of Jairam Ramesh.

Uma Bharti hits out at Jairam Ramesh, accuses him of politicising `clean Ganga project`

BJP leader and Union Water Resource Minister Uma Bharti hit out at Congress` Jairam Ramesh on Monday and accused him of politicising the clean Ganga project.

Ganga cleaning not a Hindutva project: Ramesh

Congress leader Jairam Ramesh on Sunday accused the NDA government of turning the programme to clean Ganga as a "Hindutva project" by attempting to polarise politics through the initiative on the holy river.

India should be flexible on climate change: Jairam Ramesh

Former union minister Jairam Ramesh Thursday said India should be more flexible in its response to climate change otherwise it faces the risk of being isolated by other BASIC nations - Brazil, South Africa and China.

Indian states, Chinese provinces should interact more: Ramesh

Terming Indian Army Chief General Bikram Singh`s ongoing and Vice President Hamid Ansari`s just-concluded China visit as "significant", former union minister Jairam Ramesh said Thursday India needs to "deepen the political dialogue" and that Indian states should engage with provinces in the neighbouring country.

PM Modi incapable of ties with environmentalists disagree with him: Jairam Ramesh

Former Union minister Jairam Ramesh on Friday said unlike him, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is not capable of maintaining a relationship with those disagreeing with him on environmental issues.

Only Ramesh knows what he meant by his Modi-Nixon remark: Congress

Congress on Wednesday voiced its discomfort over Jairam Ramesh` remarks that PM Narendra Modi has the potential of emerging as `India`s Richard Nixon` in handling Pakistan and China.

After Tharoor`s `Modi 2.0` praise, Jairam Ramesh calls PM India`s Richard Nixon

Within weeks after Congress leader Shashi Tharoor was criticised by his own party for overtly praising the Prime Minister, it is now former rural development minister Jairam Ramesh who has dared to ruffle a few feathers by calling Narendra Modi `India`s Richard Nixon`.

Jairam Ramesh says Greenpeace is funded domestically

Former environment minister Jairam Ramesh on Thursday virtually backed the NGO Greenpeace in the backdrop of an Intelligence Bureau report warning that the NGO is a threat to the country`s economic growth.

BJP reaped benefits of communal polarisation: Congress

Accusing ruling BJP of having "reaped benefits" of communal polarisation in the Lok Sabha elections, Congress Wednesday said the government should now focus on good governance and deliver on promises.