31 Jul 2015
New Delhi: Hitting back at Home Minister Rajnath Singh after he accused the erstwhile UPA dispensation of weakening the fight against terrorism, Congress today charged him with dividing Parliament by making a political speech on terror, against which "the entire country is one".
31 Jul 2015
New Delhi: Rajya Sabha failed to transact any business today as stalemate continued with the opposition persisting with its demand for resignation of External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj over Lalit Modi issue and Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan over Vyapam Scam.
31 Jan 2012
In a bid to combat the Maoist menace, Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh has said that the Centre is ready to hold unconditional talks with the red terrors.
01 Aug 2015
New Delhi: Congress leader Gurudas Kamat was today asked by the National Commission for Women to explain within a week his alleged offensive remarks against HRD Minister Smriti Irani that have invited criticism.
24 Dec 2011
In what could give jolt to the UPA’s flagship project MNREGA, Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar and Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh have crossed swords over the efficacy of the scheme.
25 Dec 2011
The Central government has proposed to set up Saranda Development Authority (SDA) to develop the Saranda region and drive out Maoists who had a safe haven for years in the jungles.
07 Oct 2011
With a view to take stock of the ground reality of the naxal hit areas of Jharkhand, Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh will hold discussions with the District Magistrates of the affected districts during his two day visit to state.
28 Jul 2015
New Delhi: President Pranam Mukherjee, Vice-President Hamid Ansari and Prime Minister Narendra Modi among other dignitaries paid last respects to Missile Man and former President APJ Abdul Kalam at Palam Airport today.
25 Apr 2012
Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh on Wednesday attacked the media for reporting that he had offered to quit the government and work for the party, calling it "juvenile" and refusing to answer any political questions.
20 May 2015
Hyderabad: Rahul Gandhi is expected to become the party president this year and intends to build the outfit similar to the one that existed during Nehru's time by promoting regional faces, senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh said on Wednesday.