28 Oct 2011
Hitting back at the Centre, UP Chief Minister Mayawati on Friday wrote a letter to the Prime Minister stating that irregularities cited by Union Minister Jairam Ramesh in implementation of MNREGS in the state are "politically motivated".
20 Jan 2014
New Delhi: A few days after praising the AAP government, Union minister Jairam Ramesh on Monday attacked it, saying Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his colleagues were an "embarrassment" and not "sober people" for governance.
14 Feb 2014
New Delhi: Union Minister Jairam Ramesh and BJP leader Amit Shah on Thursday sparred over 2002 riots in Gujarat with the former suggesting that the Ahmedabad court, which accepted the clean chit given to Narendra Modi by SIT, might be under the influence of the state government.
15 Feb 2012
After being reprimanded by Home Minister P Chidambaram for not taking action against Naxalites in Jharkhand, Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh has taken on the state government.
31 Oct 2011
As the proposal for CBI investigation in the MNREGA corruption in Uttar Pradesh has brought two political enemies, the Congress and the Bahujan Samaj Party at loggerheads, both the Centre as well as the state government are leaving no stone unturned in their efforts to checkmate each other on this smoldering issue.
15 Nov 2011
The rags to riches saga of the Kaun Banega Crorepati 5 winner Sushil Kumar has lot more to rejoice. With all round success kissing the feet of the overnight millionaire, he has been now named the brand ambassador for Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MNREGA).
10 Aug 2011
Union Ministers have already taken up cudgels to prepare political ground for Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi for the upcoming Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh scheduled for 2012.
24 Mar 2012
Expressing serious concern over the poor performance of Indira Awaas Yojna in Bihar and Jharkhand, Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh on Friday asked the respective Chief Ministers to address the issue seriously.
16 Feb 2014
New Delhi: Union Minister Jairam Ramesh on Sunday termed the 1984 anti-Sikh riots as a "blot" on the country and the Congress and suggested that more needs to be done for the victims and to bring the guilty to book.
27 Jan 2014
New Delhi/Hyderabad: Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh on Monday said the Telangana Bill was prepared and referred to Andhra Pradesh legislature in accordance with the provisions of the constitution.