The former Union minister is in Paris as part of an international parliamentary forum on climate change that holds a meeting every year alongside the annual climate conference.
That was the code name for the downward adjustment of the rupee in 1991 that kicked off economic reform.
While suggesting a graceful exit for leaders in the 70-plus category, the senior Congress leader emphasised that the transition process would be smooth and that Rahul will not treat seniors the way Modi treated his seniors in the party.
In a conversation with The Indian Express on Saturday, Ramesh suggested that the party needed to own up P V Narsimha Rao and his decisions of 1991.
Ramesh alleged that the move was an “insult to Parliament” as it was an attempt to bypass it by a government which “slept for seven long months” after coming to power”.
Since rules say that a privilege notice against an MP be considered by the House to which he belongs, Lok Sabha sent the matter to Rajya Sabha.
‘After a year, Modi government has become maximum arrogance, one-man government. It is a mirror image of the one-woman government in Bengal.’
He, however, made it clear that new faces will be brought in to rejuvenate the party’s state unit.
Ramesh has said the govt should take people into confidence and clear their doubts over important issues.
Jairam Ramesh asserts that UPA’s land Bill wasn’t given a ‘fair trial’, says that everybody in Congress knows the buck stops with Sonia Gandhi.
Congress ready for ‘Mahabharat’ over NDA govt’s land bill.
PM Narendra Modi is behaving like Duryodhan of Mahabharat and ready to sacrifice interest of farmers and tribals to appease the corporates, Ramesh said.
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.”