PM Modi's suit striped with his name reflects megalomania: Ramesh

Congress leader Jairam Ramesh on Tuesday dubbed Narendra Modi a "megalomaniac" for wearing a suit during his talks with US President Barack Obama that had the Prime Minister's name embroidered all over it.

Land ordinance not in favour of farmers: Jairam Ramesh at Bhatta Parsaul

Senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh on Wednesday criticized the government over the land acquisition ordinance, saying it is not in favour of farmers and labourers.

RD Minister says he could not be 'traced' for meeting with Prez on land ordinance

Rural Development Minister Birender Singh, who was conspicuous by his absence when three senior ministers had briefed President Pranab Mukherjee on land ordinance said on Friday he could not be "traced" that day even as an effort was made to contact him.

'Country trapped in culture of No Action, Message Only–NAMO'

Congress leader Jairam Ramesh on Tuesday took a swipe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying the country has been "trapped" in a culture of 'NAMO' or 'No Action, Message Only', ever since the BJP came to power at the Centre.

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.