Jairam Ramesh

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Jairam Ramesh: Indian politician
Jairam Ramesh is an Indian politician belonging to Indian National Congress. He is a Member of Parliament representing Karnataka state in the Rajya Sabha. In July 2011, Jairam was elevated to the Union Council of Ministers of India and appointed Minister of Rural Development and Minister of the new Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation. However, in the cabinet reshuffle in October 2012, he was divested of the portfolio of Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation. He was previously the Indian Minister of State at the Ministry of Environment and Forests from May 2009 to July 2011.

I.N.D.I.A Snubbed? Jairam Ramesh Questions Absence of INDIA Alliance Invites for Modi's Swearing-In [Video]

I.N.D.I.A Snubbed? Jairam Ramesh Questions Absence of INDIA Alliance Invites for Modi's Swearing-In

Congress leader Jairam Ramesh noted the absence of invitations for domestic leaders to PM-Designate Narendra Modi's swearing-in ceremony, highlighting that only international leaders had been invited..

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Lok Sabha Elections 2024 Results: Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh Reacts to Opposition Claims | Oneindia [Video]

Lok Sabha Elections 2024 Results: Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh Reacts to Opposition Claims | Oneindia

Join us as Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh, former WFI President and BJP Leader, shares his insights on the ongoing counting process of the Lok Sabha Elections 2024 in Gonda, Uttar Pradesh. Get firsthand..

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ECI Breaks Silence On Poll Meddling Claim: Rajiv Kumar Rips into Congress' Jairam Ramesh [Video]

ECI Breaks Silence On Poll Meddling Claim: Rajiv Kumar Rips into Congress' Jairam Ramesh

In a sharp rebuke, Chief Election Commissioner Rajiv Kumar strongly defended the integrity of the electoral process, dismissing Congress leader Jairam Ramesh's allegation that Home Minister Amit Shah..

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Rahul Gandhi's First Reaction on Exit Polls 2024 Goes Viral | Moose Wala's '295' [Video]

Rahul Gandhi's First Reaction on Exit Polls 2024 Goes Viral | Moose Wala's '295'

Congress MP Rahul Gandhi on Sunday dismissed exit poll predictions, which projected a landslide victory for the BJP-NDA. He did so while making a reference to late Punjabi singer and rapper Sidhu..

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Exit Polls 2024: Furious Jairam Ramesh Rejects Exit Poll, Says “Ye Sab Sazish Rachai Hai…” [Video]

Exit Polls 2024: Furious Jairam Ramesh Rejects Exit Poll, Says “Ye Sab Sazish Rachai Hai…”

Congress General Secretary in-charge of Communications, Jairam Ramesh, has asserted that the exit polls are false. According to Ramesh, it is maintained that the INDIA alliance will secure no less than..

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Sam Pitroda steps down as Indian Overseas Congress chief after controversial racist remarks [Video]

Sam Pitroda steps down as Indian Overseas Congress chief after controversial racist remarks

Congress leader Sam Pitroda has resigned from his position as Chairman of the Indian Overseas Congress, with his resignation being accepted by the party. Congress leader Jairam Ramesh announced..

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BJP's Mukesh Dalal Seals Victory in Surat Lok Sabha as Rivals Withdraw Nominations | Oneindia News [Video]

BJP's Mukesh Dalal Seals Victory in Surat Lok Sabha as Rivals Withdraw Nominations | Oneindia News

BJP's Mukesh Dalal is set to win Surat's Lok Sabha seat uncontested after all rivals withdrew nominations. Congress's Nilesh Kumbhani's papers were rejected over signature discrepancies, prompting..

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People gave vote of no-confidence in him: Congress before Modi's first Varanasi visit since polls

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'NCERT functioning as RSS affiliate': Congress on textbook tweak row

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PM Modi heading to G7 Summit 'to salvage his diminished international image': Jairam Ramesh

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'Inspires no confidence': Jairam Ramesh on new parliamentary affairs minister

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'Tamil voters rejected pretensions': Congress takes dig at PM-designate Modi over Sengol

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Special Category Status: Why TDP and JD(U) want it for Andhra Pradesh and Bihar and why it’s important

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Will PM fulfil his promise of giving special status to Andhra, Bihar, asks Cong

Congress's Jairam Ramesh questions PM Modi's promises on special category status for Andhra Pradesh and Bihar, while highlighting NDA allies' support.
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'Remember that govt is changing': Jairam Ramesh accuses candidates in UP of pressurising officials to ensure victory

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'PM Modi should take moral responsibility and resign', says Congress leader Jairam Ramesh as BJP loses ground

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'This is PM Modi's moral and political defeat': Jairam Ramesh

After Prime Minister Narendra Modi was trailing in the initial trends from the Varanasi Lok Sabha seat earlier this morning, Congress leader Jairam Ramesh on Tuesday said that this is PM Modi's "moral..
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Confronted by EC, Congress’s Jairam Ramesh says can’t name names

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'We will punish...': CEC Rajiv Kumar on Jairam Ramesh's allegations against Amit Shah

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After Jairam Ramesh alleged Amit Shah called DMs, EC says furnish details

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ECI seeks response from Congress' Jairam Ramesh over allegations against Amit Shah

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Complete failure in cleaning up Ganga: Cong slams govt

Congress accuses Modi govt of failure in Ganga cleaning project. Jairam Ramesh criticizes Modi's approach, highlighting corruption and pollution in the Ganga. Ramesh points out lack of progress despite..
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INDIA bloc to pick PM within 48 hrs, party with max seats 'natural claimant' to leadership: Ramesh

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'Destroying legacy of Mahatma Gandhi': Congress slams PM on 'no one knew about Mahatma' remarks

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Congress calls PM Modi's 'God sent' remark as ‘increasingly delusional,’ claims INDIA bloc to cross 350 seats

Congress claims BJP's fate is sealed as Lok Sabha phase 6 ends. INDIA alliance crosses 272-seat mark, aims for 350 seats. Jairam Ramesh criticizes BJP's campaign and PM Modi's delusional statements.
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PM Modi was preparing 'communal pitch' but we refused to play on it: Cong

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Congress provided quotas to minorities but not on basis of religion: Jairam Ramesh

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'Bhrasht Janata Party' sought to dilute Adivasi rights: Jairam Ramesh

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'It's clear that he...': Congress leader Jairam Ramesh makes big statement over PM Modi's Patna roadshow

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'Central govt running Dhantantra not Loktantra': Congress leader Jairam Ramesh trains guns at BJP

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Jairam Ramesh accuses Modi government of 'hum do humaare do' policy, draining household savings to cronies

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'PM should clarify whether he will remove 50% reservation limit on SCs, STs, and OBCs or not,' says Jairam Ramesh

Congress leader Jairam Ramesh on Saturday asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to clarify his stance on removing the 50% reservation limit for scheduled castes (SCs), scheduled tribes (STs), and other..
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What has PM Modi done to alleviate water scarcity in Maharashtra's Satara, Solapur, asks Congress

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'Hypocrisy of Modi Sarkar knows no bounds': Jairam Ramesh targets government over move on 2G case verdict

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Congress: BJP afraid of poll loss, Nadda put Manmohan remarks in wrong context

Congress on Friday said PM Modi and BJP chief JP Nadda were resorting to polarisation as they were fearful of losing Lok Sabha elections. Congress general secretary Jairam Ramesh said Nadda presented..
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'PM Modi wants to abolish reservations', alleges Jairam Ramesh

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'Prime Minister will never tell you this...': Jairam Ramesh attacks Centre

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Elon Musk postpones India visit: What Jairam Ramesh said

Jairam Ramesh mentions Elon Musk delaying India trip due to Tesla commitments. Musk faces challenges with Tesla's Model 2 and anticipates announcing investments in India. Previous meetings with PM Modi..
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Sibal, Congress slam Sitharaman over remarks on bringing back electoral bonds after consultations

Congress and leaders like Kapil Sibal and Jairam Ramesh condemn Nirmala Sitharaman's proposal to reintroduce electoral bonds, emphasizing concerns over transparency and potential corruption in election..
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Axe envoy to Ireland for acting like BJP 'apparatchik': Congress

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'Party apparatchik': Congress calls for sacking of India's envoy to Ireland over attack on opposition

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'Ham Ram ke pujari hain, vo Ram ke vyapari hain ... ': Jairam Ramesh’s dig at BJP

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LS polls 'not fair' but despite that, INDIA bloc will get clear majority: Jairam Ramesh

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Double-engine govt in UP 'running dangerously low' on fuel: Congress

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Mallikarjun Kharge: PM Modi building false narrative on Katchatheevu

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Congress faces Rs 1,823 crore in new Income Tax demands, accuses BJP of 'tax terrorism'

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Atal pension plan 'coercive', says Jairam, finance minister returns fire

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'PM Modi wanted a...': Congress on former MP Naveen Jindal's BJP switch

Congress leader Jairam Ramesh, lashed at former MP and well-known industrialist Naveen Jindal for leaving the party and joining the BJP.
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'When you need a giant-size washing machine': Jairam Ramesh on Naveen Jindal joining BJP

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Congress like well-established company with fluctuating market cap; BJP startup: Jairam Ramesh

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'Modi Ki Chinese Guarantee': Kharge slams PM Modi over Ladakh's 'climate fast'

Congress condemns Modi govt for Ladakh security risks and rights violations. Promises protection. Wangchuk on hunger strike for statehood. Allegations of glacier exploitation. Jairam Ramesh raises PLA..
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