Former Bengal CM Buddhadeb Bhattacharya, singing legend Sandhya Mukherjee reject Padma honours: What the row is all about
The former Bengal chief minister was conferred upon the Padma Bhushan while the veteran playback singer Sandhya Mukherjee was awarded with the Padma Shri
Congress leader Jairam Ramesh and AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi shared on Twitter a letter by Gandhi on 25 January, 1920 to Savarkar's brother regarding a case.
Senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh talks about his new book on Sir Edwin Arnold and his poem ‘The Light of Asia’, and why he plans to write his next on Nehru.
Jairam Ramesh slams UP's two-child policy, says India needs to prepare for ageing population by 2031
Taunting the ruling party, the Congress leader wondered how many in the BJP are aware of the 'basic facts that the Narendra Modi government's 2018-19 Economic Survey had presented in Parliament in July 2019
Delhi Police booked 25 people for putting up posters criticising the Centre over its COVID-19 management. Other Congress leaders changed their profile pictures on Twitter with the image of the poster
India's COVID-19 crisis: Flat-footed communication strategy, risk-averse bureaucracy add to distress
An unsavoury controversy erupted this week when foreign embassies reached out to India’s opposition party for critical medical equipment via social media
COVID-19: After deleted tweet and apology, New Zealand high commission gets oxygen cylinders from Congress youth wing
Despite the social media fiasco, the high commission did accept the oxygen cylinders from IYC
Interlinking of Ken, Betwa rivers will 'destroy' Panna Tiger Reserve, says Congress leader Jairam Ramesh
The former environment minister said he had suggested alternatives in this regard 10 years ago but those were ignored
Three Congress MPs dissociate themselves from parliamentary panel report on amended Essential Commodities Act
The report, recommending the implementation of the Essential Commodities (Amendment) Act, was adopted by the panel on 18 March
Harsh Vardhan hails clearance for COVID-19 vaccines as 'watershed moment'; Congress questions 'premature' nod to COVAXIN
India's drugs regulator on Sunday also approved the Oxford University-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine 'Covishield', manufactured by the Serum Institute for restricted emergency use in the country, paving the way for a massive inoculation drive
The Congress managed to win only 19 of the 70 seats it had contested, down from its previous tally of 27 seats out of the 41 seats it had fought in the 2015 Assembly elections
Congress mulls using Article 254(2) to bypass farm laws: All you need to know about the rarely-used provision
Article 254 (2) of the Constitution essentially allows a state law to prevail over a conflicting Central law in some circumstances
President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday gave assent to three contentious farm bills passed by Parliament last week. These laws have triggered ' protests by farmers, especially in Punjab and Haryana.
Ex-Jharkhand Congress chief Ajoy Kumar rejoins party after nod from Sonia Gandhi, says 'inspired by Rahul'
Kumar, a former IPS officer and an MP from Jamshedpur in the 15th Lok Sabha, quit ahead of last year's Jharkhand Assembly elections after calling local Congress leadership 'corrupt'
Parliament's Monsoon Session: Opposition to oppose four legislations that 'take away rights of states', says Jairam Ramesh
The legislation will be brought in to replace four ordinances — three related to the farm sector and the amendment to the Banking Regulation Act
Congress urges Centre to scrap Rs 22,000-cr Central Vista project, says funds can be used in fight against COVID-19
Taking a dig at Centre's ambitious Central Vista redevelopment project, the Congress named the plight of migrant workers across India and the lack of PPEs for doctors at the forefront of the COVID-19 battle as some of the costs "India has to bear" for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "dream to live in a new house and address MPs from a new Parliament building"
The insolvency and bankruptcy law has resulted in recovery of just 10 percent of defaulted loans in case of companies other than the seven big ones referred for resolution, senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh said in Rajya Sabha on Thursday
S Jaishankar cites VP Menon's biography to claim Nehru didn't want Patel in Cabinet; Jairam Ramesh, Shashi Tharoor rebut charge
Jaishankar's tweet evoked a sharp response from Guha, who said 'this a myth that has been comprehensively demolished by Professor Srinath Raghavan.'
RS panel calls for making monitoring apps mandatory on all devices to contain child pornography, demands amendment of POCSO and IT Acts
The report was presented to Rajya Sabha chairman M Venkaiah Naidu by the panel chief and Congress parliamentarian Jairam Ramesh
Zee JLF 2020: On Day 2, a wide-ranging discussion on surveillance and data, and Howard Jacobson's musings on writers
A somewhat muted Day 2 of Zee JLF 2020 kicked off with Howard Jacobson sharing quite a bit of wisdom and advice with the morning audience. The day's most compelling session was the one featuring Martin Goodman, Jairam Ramesh and David Wallace-Wells.