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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.

Jairam Ramesh slams proposed ban on use of single use plastic

September 11, 2019 11:23 am

"As Environment Minister I resisted blanket ban on use of single-use plastic. Plastic industry employs lakhs and the real problem is how we dispose and recycle waste," he said on Twitter.

Finding Modi's good work like looking for needle in haystack: Salman Khurshid

September 01, 2019 9:46 pm

"From my point of view, it would be (like) looking for a needle in a haystack to find something good that he (Modi) has done," Khurshid told PTI in an interview. He added that Congress has "very serious concerns" about how the country is being run.


Environment Ministry's new green building inaugurated

February 25, 2014 5:30 pm

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