Arun Jaitley rejected the charge of being pro-corporate and underlined that the country needs high growth for creation of jobs.
Jairam Ramesh Talks to Ruhi Tewari about the march of 14 opposition parties protesting the land amendment bill.
On allegations of policy paralysis during the UPA-II’s tenure, Moily said: “That policy paralysis was because of the negative attitude of some of our ministers.”
He said that we should prepare ourselves for a systematic dismantling of the existing environmental laws and rules.
Jayanthi Natarajan has admitted that she was forced to close Vedanta’s project on orders of Rahul Gandhi.
Ramesh also alleged ‘complete lack of transparency and honesty’ on the part of the government in bringing the ordinance.
Congress-ruled states’ demand for dilution of the Act to push development on the ground, Ramesh said the issue transcended political parties.
Jairam said ‘government is generally trapped in ‘ABCD’ culture from top to bottom…. A means Avoid, B-Bypass, C-Confuse, D-Delay’.
Ramesh said the dilution” will open doors for forcible acquisition and diversion of land owned by farmers.
Former Union minister Jairam Ramesh had installed a glass door wherein the minister could be seen by anyone passing by.
Replying to a question inLS about the proposal to plant 200 saplings, Rural Development Ministry, has given an ambiguous reply.
Jairam had accused the BJP of giving Hindutva colour to Ganga rejuvenation programme.
Jairam released Rs 200 cr to society registered by NAC members; NDA will have to pay it Rs 300 cr over 2 yrs.
Those opposing it included Congress chief ministers and their representatives at the meeting.
He claimed that the Congress was a victim of its “own success” and the BJP “reaped benefits” of communal polarisation during the Lok Sabha elections.
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