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India reasserts commitment to bring back cheetah

February 19, 2020 1:06 am

“You name a species and India has done some work regarding the conservation of that species — tiger, elephant, rhinoceros, marine species. But unfortunately, we have lost one species — cheetah," said Soumitra Dasgupta, inspector general of forests of India

Not sure if state resolutions on CAA, NPR can stand scrutiny: Jairam Ramesh

January 19, 2020 10:31 am

Congress Rajya Sabha MP Jairam Ramesh on why he chose to write about Indira Gandhi and Nehru, and the reason NDA govt’s NPR is different from UPA’s; says there is no vacancy for Cong president as of now; and warns against the lack of political outreach in Kashmir

The Non-Alignment Man

January 05, 2020 7:59 am

An ‘archive rat’s’ account of the extraordinary life of V K Krishna Menon.

Inside Track: Unlike the old days, BJP today is extraordinarily cavalier towards allies

December 08, 2019 10:11 am

In the old days, Pramod Mahajan and L K Advani had developed a personal rapport with the Thackeray family and frequently played the role of peacemakers with their demanding partner.

Debate on federalism in Rajya Sabha: States strong if Union strong, says Jairam Ramesh

November 30, 2019 12:56 am

The two-and-a-half-hour debate saw Congress’s Jairam Ramesh and BJP members Rakesh Sinha and Shiv Pratap Shukla opposing Vaiko’s main demand, and members from many regional parties like RJD, AAP and TRS backing him.

2017-18 'terrible' choice for new GDP base year: Jairam Ramesh

November 10, 2019 2:11 pm

Citing a media report in this regard, Ramesh asked if it was only to make Modi 2.0 government look good on GDP growth rates.

NRC a Congress creation; being used by BJP to polarise society: Jairam Ramesh

November 07, 2019 12:28 pm

Ramesh, while addressing a press conference in Guwahati after a six-member Congress delegation held meetings with party workers and leaders regarding critical issues facing the Northeast, said that in Assam, the NRC was “needed” and has a “historical legacy”.

Peace agreement in Nagaland should not change geography of Manipur: Jairam Ramesh

November 03, 2019 9:26 pm

He stated that although the Indo-Naga Framework Agreement was signed on August 3, 2015 between the government of India (GoI) and Naga Groups the content remains a “complete secret”.

Something very wrong with allowing EU MPs, not Indian leaders, to visit J&K: Rahul Gandhi

October 28, 2019 10:04 pm

"When Indian political leaders have been prevented from meeting the people of J&K, what possessed the great chest-beating champion of nationalism to allow European politicians to visit J&K?"

One nation-one language will never be a reality: Jairam Ramesh

September 15, 2019 5:50 pm

The Rajya Sabha member also noted that former Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru was under daily attack by forces out to "denigrate and obliterate" his legacy and the very idea of India would "die" if his ideas were abandoned.


Environment Ministry's new green building inaugurated

February 25, 2014 5:30 pm

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today inaugurated Environment Ministry's new office.