01 Aug 2011
After the preliminary approval from West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress Chief Mamata Banerjee on Land Acquisition Bill, Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh on Sunday said that drafted bill may be modified as per the suggestion Trinamool Congress (TMC).
22 Nov 2011
Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is all set to woo the West Bengal cadre IAS officers to boost her claim for economic package for the cash strapped state.
31 Mar 2012
Hoping for better coordination between the Centre and the new UP government, Union Rural Development minister Jairam Ramesh on Saturday said a meeting with Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav would be held every two months to discuss ways for giving a momentum to various works.
14 Aug 2011
Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh on Saturday said that proper utilization of welfare schemes like MGNREGA, PMGSY, IAY should be made to combat Left Wing Extremism (LWE).
11 Mar 2012
Hailing the progress of Hivre-Bazar, a model village in Ahmednagar district, Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh has counselled its promoter---social activist Popat Pawar---not to take to the Gandhian ways, while working for his mission, in an oblique reference to Anna Hazare, whose village Ralegan Siddhi lies in the vicinity.
27 Jul 2011
Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh said the amended Land Acquisition Bill will not only incorporate suitable compensation but will also ensure that there are no obstacles in the land acquiring procedure for business and other purposes.
14 Oct 2014
New Delhi: Contending that Rural Development Minister Nitin Gadkari wants to "dismantle the edifice of MNREGA", his predecessor and Congress leader Jairam Ramesh on Tuesday said the country cannot "afford" the "ill-informed assault" on rural job scheme enacted by the UPA government.
23 May 2016
Chennai: AIADMK supremo Jayalalithaa was today sworn in as Tamil Nadu’s Chief Minister for the sixth time at the swearing-in ceremony held at the Madras University Centenary Auditorium here.
24 May 2016
Beirut: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi yesterday pledged up to USD 500 million to develop the southern Iran Port of Chabahar, in a move to give his country trade access to Iran, Afghanistan and Central Asia.
03 Apr 2012
States like Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Bihar and Jharkhand are not only facing shortage of drinking water, they are also showing laggardness in spending money allocated by the Centre in this regard.