Wednesday, 28 September, 2022
TopicJairam Ramesh

Topic: Jairam Ramesh

Rajasthan BJP’s birthday wish to Modi critic sets off grapevine in poll-bound state

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2019 Lok Sabha elections not Modi vs Rahul battle, says Congress leader Jairam Ramesh

Jairam Ramesh says he doesn't consider the year-end assembly polls in five states as a semi-final before the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

Jairam Ramesh, Rajeev Gowda and Pawan Khera to lead Congress panels formed for 2019 polls

The Congress has formed three committees exclusively for the 2019 polls. These panels will plan, strategise and prepare the manifesto.

Modi govt will look guilty if it doesn’t divulge Rafale details: Ex-NSA Shiv Shankar Menon

Former minister Yashwant Sinha says even Americans were forthcoming about nuclear pact, so France should also be transparent about the Rafale deal.

Jairam Ramesh recounts what really happened behind the scenes of the Simla agreement

Former Union Minister Jairam Ramesh in his new book ‘Intertwined Lives’, drawing on P. N. Haksar’s archives, presents a compelling chronicle of the people...

Controversial Jairam Ramesh has skills, but some in Congress don’t want him to run 2019 war room

Jairam Ramesh is known as someone who has had many lives. The technocrat from IIT has come unscathed from several controversies.

EU study trashes anti-GM paper by French expert who Jairam Ramesh cited to ban Bt Brinjal

EU investigation of the paper by Gilles-Éric Séralini comes as much-needed validation for scientists and farmers in India who have been pushing for GM crops.

Speaking with the political enemy: 24 hours in the life of Pranab Mukherjee and daughter

As Sharmishtha Mukherjee berates her father, Pranab Mukherjee readies to speak at RSS HQ where Bhagwat invited him a year ago.

Funny side up: Parliament is serious business, but Rajya Sabha MPs left us in splits

Featuring Union MoS and former diplomat Hardeep Puri, BJP’s La Ganesan, and Congress’s Jairam Ramesh getting two raps from the chair.

Promise check: Why has Modi govt been unable to clean ‘even a single drop’ of Ganga?

Only 8.52% of total budget has been released in 3 years by Modi govt to clean Ganga; inter-ministerial tussle, lack of cooperation from states major hurdles.

On Camera

YourTurn

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and Yogendra Yadav at the Bharat Jodo Yatra | YogendraYadav/Facebook

‘Congress must die’, I said in 2019. What I meant then, and what’s changed now

At this juncture in history, you don't hold on to grudges. Following Paul Samuelson, I ask everyone: 'When the situation changes, I change my assessment. What about you, sir?'
The logo of the Adani Group is seen on the facade of one of its buildings on the outskirts of Ahmedabad | Reuters file photo

From ports to energy transition — Adani Group to invest over $100 billion in next decade

Speaking at Forbes Global CEO Conference in Singapore, Adani said the group intends to do more as a solar player & has earmarked 70% of the investment for the energy transition space.

Defence

Parts of Iranian made 'suicide' drone Shahed-136 after being shot down by the Ukrainian military | Reuters

All about Shahed-136, Iran’s ‘kamikaze’ drone that Russia is using to strike Ukraine

Over the past few days, Russia has hit multiple targets using these Iranian-supplied drones—including civilian structures and amenities—leading to the death of several Ukrainians.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.
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