Saturday, 20 August, 2022
TopicJairam Ramesh

Topic: Jairam Ramesh

Sonia Gandhi tests positive for Covid, second time in two months

Congress general secretary Jairam Ramesh said that Sonia Gandhi will remain in isolation as per government protocol. She had earlier tested positive in June this year.

MPs are getting lost — in labyrinthine Parliament where departments have changed places

Jairam Ramesh's media outreach ended up at the door of a media man who had recently defeated Congress candidate to reach the Rajya Sabha.

Fresh row in Congress as Jairam Ramesh distances party from Manish Tewari op-ed defending Agnipath

Fresh row in Congress as Jairam Ramesh distances party from Manish Tewari op-ed defending Agnipath

Strategy guru with wide network — why Jairam Ramesh was made Congress’ communications in-charge

Ramesh’s experience as columnist & author of multiple books is expected to help him navigate a media landscape which the party thinks has become incredibly hostile to the Congress.

Jairam replaces Surjewala as Congress communications in-charge as party eyes ‘outreach reform’

The former Union minister was one of the masterminds behind the Congress’ comeback in 2004. He is known to be tech savvy & have a good rapport with politicians across the spectrum.

Jairam Ramesh writes to Speaker as govt ‘bypasses’ standing committee on Biodiversity Act tweak

‘Motivations obvious’, says Jairam Ramesh, calls move a ‘deliberate insult’ to Standing Committee on Science and Technology, Environment, Forests & Climate Change, which he chairs.

Jairam Ramesh objects to BJP leader Tarun Vijay’s 2019 appointment as monuments body chief

In letter to V-P Venkaiah Naidu, Congress’ Ramesh requests to move privilege motion against Culture Minister G. Kishan Reddy. The appointment was made by his predecessor.

Congress MP Jairam Ramesh moves SC challenging provisions of Tribunal Reforms Act, 2021

The petition said the 'impugned' Act abrogate the 'principle of judicial independence' and its passage is a deliberate attempt to legislatively override court judgement.

From Nehru to Churchill, this poem about Buddha moved many in their youth: Jairam Ramesh

In ‘The Light Of Asia: The Poem that Defined the Buddha’, Jairam Ramesh writes on the influence of Sir Edwin Arnold’s epic poem, which he first read as a teenager.

On Camera

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Sir Ganga Ram hospital Consultants, Residents and DNB students hold placards during a protest in New Delhi, on 30 December 2021 | PTI

Distrust of Indian doctors isn’t new. Class-caste bias always ruled medical profession

As a practising doctor, I discovered large question marks on claims of a trustful patient-doctor relationship in the past. The routine dehumanisation of underprivileged patients remains a rarely mentioned topic.
Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.

Defence

Representational image. A file photo of an Indian Air Force Cheetah helicopter. | Photo: Commons

IAF operation underway to rescue Italian mountaineer stranded on Mount Nun in Ladakh

The IAF deployed its ‘Cheetah’ helicopter to rescue mountaineer Federico Nicoli. Mount Nun is the second highest peak in the Zanskar Valley of Ladakh.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.
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