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Congress leader Jairam Ramesh moves SC for ‘limited review’ of verdict in Aadhaar case

In September, a five-judge Constitution bench of the apex court by a 4-1 majority upheld the validity of the Aadhaar Act. Ramesh had challenged it being introduced as a Money Bill and claimed that this was to avoid scrutiny of the same in the Rajya Sabha.

No comparison between Narendra Modi and Indira Gandhi, says Jairam Ramesh

"The Modi government, since day one of assuming power in 2014, decided to change and weaken the environment protection laws in the country. The Environment Ministry has been weakened," the former Union environment minister said.


Congress MP writes to J P Nadda: Call all-party meet to clear medical commission Bill

As per provisions of the Bill, the NMC will replace MCI as the apex body for regulation of medical education.

Jairam Ramesh credits Haksar for transforming Indira Gandhi

On Haksar's soured relationship with Sanjay Gandhi, Jairam Ramesh said both drifted apart in 70s because the former disagreed over Sanjay's Maruti project. "

Half of Parliament was disabled from amending Aadhaar law: Jairam Ramesh

The apex court, on December 15 last year, had sought a response from the Centre on the plea of Jairam Ramesh challenging the government's decision to treat Aadhaar bill as a money bill and getting it passed in the budget session last year after rejecting amendments to it by the Rajya Sabha.

Collapse of public education, health accentuated inequality, says Jairam Ramesh

The growth rate of the economy that is rapid, inclusive and sustainable is a major challenge before the country to fight inequality, Former Environment minister Jairam Ramesh said.


Jairam Ramesh requests RS Chairman to convene special sitting to facilitate debate

In his letter, Ramesh wrote, "there is no doubt that the complete washout has inflicted great damage to Parliament as an institution and I think a special session may help retrieve some of its lost prestige."

Environment Ministry notifies draft rules of Compensatory Afforestation Act

The remaining 20 per cent of NPV will be utilised for strengthening the forest and wildlife-related infrastructure, capacity building of personnel of state forest departments and other associated agencies and organisations, according to draft rules. 

Centre weakening, tweaking environment laws in favour of industry: Jairam Ramesh

Ramesh, who was the minister for environment, forest and climate change from 2009 to 2011 in the UPA II government, alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi did not practise what he preached regarding environment conservation.

Splitting Uttar Pradesh inevitable due to size and population: Jairam Ramesh

Jairam Ramesh had played a key role in the division of Andhra Pradesh and creation of Telangana during the tenure of the previous Congress-led UPA government.

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Environment Ministry's new green building inaugurated

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