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asianage
Congress: Orissa Tribals are being killed by BJD govtsaid. Talking about the report of the fact finding team — which included former
Congress: Orissa Tribals are being killed by BJD govt
asianage / Posted 14 hours ago
said. Talking about the report of the fact finding team — which included former Union ministers V. Kishore Chandra Deo, Jairam Ramesh, Arun Oraon, Vincent Pala and K.H. Muniyappa — the OPCC chief said the tribals were killed by jawans. On the... Read more
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asianage
Congress Orissa Tribals are being killed by BJD govtsaid. Talking about the report of the fact finding team — which included former
Congress Orissa Tribals are being killed by BJD govt
asianage / Posted 14 hours ago
said. Talking about the report of the fact finding team — which included former Union ministers V. Kishore Chandra Deo, Jairam Ramesh, Arun Oraon, Vincent Pala and K.H. Muniyappa — the OPCC chief said the tribals were killed by jawans. On the... Read more
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The Economic Times
Jairam Ramesh may move privilege motion against MCI chiefRajya Sabha MP Jairam Ramesh, who was a member of the committee, said Mehta's s
Jairam Ramesh may move privilege motion against MCI chief
The Economic Times / Posted yesterday
Rajya Sabha MP Jairam Ramesh, who was a member of the committee, said Mehta's statement was "a complete lie". He added that "her statement is a clear breach of privilege and I intend moving one against her." Ramesh said the statement was an attempt... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Opposition divided over government’s plan to advance Union budget to Januarytime has come to think differently. There are strong arguments for changing the
Opposition divided over government’s plan to advance Union budget to January
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 2 days ago
time has come to think differently. There are strong arguments for changing the schedule of budget presentation,” said Jairam Ramesh, a Congress strategist. “No final decision has been taken so far, but the ministry is examining the idea to... Read more
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The Hindu
GM mustard moves closer to approvalDMH-11. Earlier too in 2010, the GEAC had cleared Bt brinjal but it’s decision
GM mustard moves closer to approval
The Hindu / Posted 2 days ago
DMH-11. Earlier too in 2010, the GEAC had cleared Bt brinjal but it’s decision over-ruled by the then Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh. “The GEAC has approved the subcommittee’s report and is now with the Minister [Anil Madhav],” a key official... Read more
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New Kerala
STORY plays host to Kolkata Literary Meet - newkerala.com #108485book store STORY organised a series of book launches between Aug 19 and 21. On
STORY plays host to Kolkata Literary Meet - newkerala.com #108485
New Kerala / Posted 5 days ago
book store STORY organised a series of book launches between Aug 19 and 21. On Friday, former Cabinet Minister and author Jairam Ramesh talked about the birth of Telangana during the launch of his book Old History New Geography -Bifurcating Andhra... Read more
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New Kerala
PM Modi's monogrammed suit enters Guinness Records as 'most expensive suit sold' - newkerala.com #107587as 'gimmick'. Congress party vice-president Rahul Gandhi then said the suit wa
PM Modi's monogrammed suit enters Guinness Records as 'most expensive suit sold' - newkerala.com #107587
New Kerala / Posted 8 days ago
as 'gimmick'. Congress party vice-president Rahul Gandhi then said the suit was "Make in UK" and another Congress leader Jairam Ramesh called him 'melodramatic'. Media reports claimed that the price of the suit that Prime Minister Modi wore... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
The Balochistan conundrum: Congress in two minds on PM Modi’s I-Day statementWe don’t speak about atrocities in other countries,” Khurshid had said. At the
The Balochistan conundrum: Congress in two minds on PM Modi’s I-Day statement
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 11 days ago
We don’t speak about atrocities in other countries,” Khurshid had said. At the press briefing on Tuesday, senior leader Jairam Ramesh was repeatedly asked about the party’s stand on Balochistan. He refused to make any value addition or for that... Read more
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dna
Modi's comments on Balochistan sends Congress into a tizzy, leaders speak in different voicesPakistani military action" in the restive Pakistani province of Balochistan, an
Modi's comments on Balochistan sends Congress into a tizzy, leaders speak in different voices
dna / Posted 11 days ago
Pakistani military action" in the restive Pakistani province of Balochistan, another spokesperson and former minister Jairam Ramesh at the party briefing implied that Modi, by raising this issue deviated from the consensus that had emerged at... Read more
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New Kerala
Balochistan comment attempt to whip up jingoism: newkerala.com #105945"This is another attempt by Modi to whip up patriotism. And this is not patriot
Balochistan comment attempt to whip up jingoism: newkerala.com #105945
New Kerala / Posted 11 days ago
"This is another attempt by Modi to whip up patriotism. And this is not patriotism, this is jingoism," Congress spokesman Jairam Ramesh said here. "It is an attempt to divert attention from critical issues such as high prices of pulses, inflation... Read more
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New Kerala
Modi government celebrated 'Independence from Truth': newkerala.com #105916reforms to transform but failed to mention how his government misinforms," seni
Modi government celebrated 'Independence from Truth': newkerala.com #105916
New Kerala / Posted 11 days ago
reforms to transform but failed to mention how his government misinforms," senior Congress leader and Rajya Sabha member Jairam Ramesh told media persons here. "Keeping in line with India's Independence Day celebrations, Prime Minister Modi also... Read more
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New Kerala
Parliament passes bill to include Nagaland under agri varsity - newkerala.com #103707university in Nagaland and by the definition of Leader of the House (Arun Jaitl
Parliament passes bill to include Nagaland under agri varsity - newkerala.com #103707
New Kerala / Posted 16 days ago
university in Nagaland and by the definition of Leader of the House (Arun Jaitley), this is a money bill," Congress leader Jairam Ramesh said. Congress leader Kapil Sibal went ahead to ask Deputy Chairman P.J. Kurien about his opinion if it was a... Read more
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iol.co.za
How India’s GST deal was doneMinister P. Chidambaram. “Negotiations take place only if both sides are willi
How India’s GST deal was done
iol.co.za / Posted 17 days ago
Minister P. Chidambaram. “Negotiations take place only if both sides are willing to be flexible,” senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh told Reuters. “Both sides were pragmatic.” An aide to Jaitley said Congress's growing isolation proved... Read more
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Business Standard India
First isolate, then negotiate: How India's GST deal was doneMinister P Chidambaram. "Negotiations take place only if both sides are willin
First isolate, then negotiate: How India's GST deal was done
Business Standard India / Posted 18 days ago
Minister P Chidambaram. "Negotiations take place only if both sides are willing to be flexible," senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh told Reuters. "Both sides were pragmatic." An aide to Jaitley said Congress's growing isolation proved... Read more
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asianage
First isolate, then negotiate: How Modi pulled off the GST dealMinister P. Chidambaram. "Negotiations take place only if both sides are willi
First isolate, then negotiate: How Modi pulled off the GST deal
asianage / Posted 18 days ago
Minister P. Chidambaram. "Negotiations take place only if both sides are willing to be flexible," senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh told Reuters. "Both sides were pragmatic." An aide to Jaitley said Congress's growing isolation proved... Read more
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asianage
First isolate, then negotiate How Modi pulled off the GST dealMinister P. Chidambaram. "Negotiations take place only if both sides are willi
First isolate, then negotiate How Modi pulled off the GST deal
asianage / Posted 18 days ago
Minister P. Chidambaram. "Negotiations take place only if both sides are willing to be flexible," senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh told Reuters. "Both sides were pragmatic." An aide to Jaitley said Congress's growing isolation proved... Read more
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The Economic Times
First isolate, then negotiate: How GST deal was doneMinister P. Chidambaram. "Negotiations take place only if both sides are willi
First isolate, then negotiate: How GST deal was done
The Economic Times / Posted 18 days ago
Minister P. Chidambaram. "Negotiations take place only if both sides are willing to be flexible," senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh told Reuters. "Both sides were pragmatic." An aide to Jaitley said Congress's growing isolation proved... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
First isolate, then negotiate: How Modi, Jaitley engineered GST dealminister P Chidambaram. “Negotiations take place only if both sides are willin
First isolate, then negotiate: How Modi, Jaitley engineered GST deal
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 18 days ago
minister P Chidambaram. “Negotiations take place only if both sides are willing to be flexible,” senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh told Reuters. “Both sides were pragmatic.” An aide to Jaitley said Congress’s growing isolation proved... Read more
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dna
How did Narendra Modi, Arun Jaitley pull off GST deal?Minister P Chidambaram. "Negotiations take place only if both sides are willin
How did Narendra Modi, Arun Jaitley pull off GST deal?
dna / Posted 18 days ago
Minister P Chidambaram. "Negotiations take place only if both sides are willing to be flexible," senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh told Reuters. "Both sides were pragmatic." An aide to Jaitley said Congress's growing isolation proved... Read more
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Reuters
First isolate, then negotiate: How India's GST deal was doneMinister P. Chidambaram. "Negotiations take place only if both sides are willi
First isolate, then negotiate: How India's GST deal was done
Reuters / Posted 18 days ago
Minister P. Chidambaram. "Negotiations take place only if both sides are willing to be flexible," senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh told Reuters. "Both sides were pragmatic." An aide to Jaitley said Congress's growing isolation proved... Read more
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The Hindu
As it happened: Rajya Sabha passes loan recovery Billin the Lok Sabha. Lok Sabha is adjourned for the day. 7.15 p.m.: Suresh Prabhu
As it happened: Rajya Sabha passes loan recovery Bill
The Hindu / Posted 18 days ago
in the Lok Sabha. Lok Sabha is adjourned for the day. 7.15 p.m.: Suresh Prabhu replies to the questions asked. 7.10 p.m.: Jairam Ramesh says that the era of having a separate Railway Budget is over, and that it should become a part of the general... Read more
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dna
Mental Health Care Bill seeking to decriminalise suicide passed in Rajya Sabha todayhad as many as 134 amendments and sought to know if a new bill could be drafted
Mental Health Care Bill seeking to decriminalise suicide passed in Rajya Sabha today
dna / Posted 19 days ago
had as many as 134 amendments and sought to know if a new bill could be drafted. He was supported by his party colleague Jairam Ramesh, with even Deputy Chairman P J Kurien observing that the point of order raised by Reddy was "very valid" but... Read more
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Business Standard India
Rajya Sabha passes Mental Health Care Billhad as many as 134 amendments and sought to know if a new bill could be drafted
Rajya Sabha passes Mental Health Care Bill
Business Standard India / Posted 19 days ago
had as many as 134 amendments and sought to know if a new bill could be drafted. He was supported by his party colleague Jairam Ramesh, with even Deputy Chairman P J Kurien observing that the point of order raised by Reddy was "very valid" but... Read more
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New Kerala
GST to bring financial equality in country: newkerala.com #101781the Prime minister for not intervening during the debate on the Bill in the Raj
GST to bring financial equality in country: newkerala.com #101781
New Kerala / Posted 20 days ago
the Prime minister for not intervening during the debate on the Bill in the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday. Congress leader Jairam Ramesh said it was the first occasion in independent India that the Prime Minister was not present during the passage... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
GST will bring financial equality to make ‘Ek Bharat Shreshth Bharat’: PM Modithe Prime minister for not intervening during the debate on the Bill in the Raj
GST will bring financial equality to make ‘Ek Bharat Shreshth Bharat’: PM Modi
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 20 days ago
the Prime minister for not intervening during the debate on the Bill in the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday. Congress leader Jairam Ramesh said it was the first occasion in independent India that the Prime Minister was not present during the passage... Read more
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The Economic Times
BJP, Congress engage in slugfest over definition of Money Bill in Rajya Sabhapresiding officer of the Lok Sabha and the latter's view will be final. Rao, a
BJP, Congress engage in slugfest over definition of Money Bill in Rajya Sabha
The Economic Times / Posted 22 days ago
presiding officer of the Lok Sabha and the latter's view will be final. Rao, along with Congress members Kapil Sibal and Jairam Ramesh, countered this argument from Jaitley. Sibal said if one goes by Jaitley's argument every Bill will become a... Read more
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The Hindu
Will ensure justice for A.P., says PMprocess of voting on the bill to amend the Constitution to pave the way for GST
Will ensure justice for A.P., says PM
The Hindu / Posted 22 days ago
process of voting on the bill to amend the Constitution to pave the way for GST, TDP MP C.M. Ramesh became impatient with Jairam Ramesh who was talking about issues related to “clumsiness” of the bill. A visibly agitated Mr. Ramesh, addressing... Read more
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asianage
Lok Sabha to discuss GST Bill on Mondayhad attacked Mr Modi for not intervening during the debate on the bill in Rajya
Lok Sabha to discuss GST Bill on Monday
asianage / Posted 22 days ago
had attacked Mr Modi for not intervening during the debate on the bill in Rajya Sabha on Wednesday. Congress leader Jairam Ramesh had said this was the first occasion in independent India that the Prime Minister was not present during the... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
PM Modi to intervene as Lok Sabha debates GST Bill on Mondayhad attacked Modi for not intervening during the debate on the bill in Rajya Sa
PM Modi to intervene as Lok Sabha debates GST Bill on Monday
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 22 days ago
had attacked Modi for not intervening during the debate on the bill in Rajya Sabha on Wednesday. Congress leader Jairam Ramesh had said this was the first occasion in independent India that the Prime Minister was not present during the... Read more
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Business Standard India
Nine BJP-ruled states may ratify Bill on GST by month endwhen the Rajya Sabha passed the Bill on Wednesday, the PM is yet to comment on
Nine BJP-ruled states may ratify Bill on GST by month end
Business Standard India / Posted 22 days ago
when the Rajya Sabha passed the Bill on Wednesday, the PM is yet to comment on the proposed legislation. Congress leader Jairam Ramesh has been critical of the PM's absence during the debate in the Upper House, terming it "Modi mukt... Read more
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Business Standard India
How PM and Jaitley ensured GST passageduring Wednesday's discussion when neither made it an issue of prestige the dem
How PM and Jaitley ensured GST passage
Business Standard India / Posted 22 days ago
during Wednesday's discussion when neither made it an issue of prestige the demand by their colleagues P Chidambaram, Jairam Ramesh and Kapil Sibal that the government should give a categorical assurance that the subsequent Central GST and... Read more
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The Hindu
Rajya Sabha discusses AP Reorganisation Billyou don't understand the seriousness of the issue, what are you doing? Move a p
Rajya Sabha discusses AP Reorganisation Bill
The Hindu / Posted 23 days ago
you don't understand the seriousness of the issue, what are you doing? Move a privilege motion if needed. 3.20 p.m.: Jairam Ramesh argues, "This is unfair. FM has misled the House." 3.19 p.m.: Deputy Chairman P.J. Kurien says, "There cannot... Read more
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The Economic Times
Congress signature campaign among political parties to make central GST a financial billthe Congress demand during the debate. Sources said the Congress leadership ha
Congress signature campaign among political parties to make central GST a financial bill
The Economic Times / Posted 23 days ago
the Congress demand during the debate. Sources said the Congress leadership has assigned senior party MPs such as Jairam Ramesh to approach leaders of like-minded parties to collect signatures for the petition. Sena Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay... Read more
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The Hindu
This is a PM-mukt Parliament: Jairam Rameshbe present during the passage of the legislation which he had labelled as progr
This is a PM-mukt Parliament: Jairam Ramesh
The Hindu / Posted 23 days ago
be present during the passage of the legislation which he had labelled as progressive and revolutionary,” party spokesman Jairam Ramesh aid here, adding, “This is a PM-mukt Parliament.” This was the first occasion in independent India that the... Read more
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asianage
Congress accuses PM Modi of contempt of Parliamentthe passage of the legislation which he had labelled as one of the most progres
Congress accuses PM Modi of contempt of Parliament
asianage / Posted 23 days ago
the passage of the legislation which he had labelled as one of the most progressive and revolutionary,” party spokesman Jairam Ramesh told reporters here. “The Prime Minister was not on a foreign tour. He was sitting in his office in... Read more
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dna
GST focus now shifts to states; Opposition assails attempts to convert it as money billbrakes, as it will now have to be passed by at least 15 state assemblies. Cong
GST focus now shifts to states; Opposition assails attempts to convert it as money bill
dna / Posted 23 days ago
brakes, as it will now have to be passed by at least 15 state assemblies. Congress spokesperson and former union minister Jairam Ramesh did refer to this, while holding a warning that government attempts to declare GST bills as money bills to... Read more
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dna
Congress accuses PM Modi of committing contempt of Parliamentthe passage of the legislation which he had labelled as one of the most progres
Congress accuses PM Modi of committing contempt of Parliament
dna / Posted 23 days ago
the passage of the legislation which he had labelled as one of the most progressive and revolutionary," party spokesman Jairam Ramesh said. "The Prime Minister was not on a foreign tour. He was sitting in his office in Parliament. It is a... Read more
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New Kerala
Modi first PM to be absent during a constitutional amendment: newkerala.com #100295and passed without the Prime Minister being present. "This has happened for th
Modi first PM to be absent during a constitutional amendment: newkerala.com #100295
New Kerala / Posted 23 days ago
and passed without the Prime Minister being present. "This has happened for the first time in the past 66 years that the Prime Minister was missing when a constitutional amendment was being debated," Congress leader Jairam Ramesh told medi... Read more
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The Hindu
Lighter moments from Rajya Sabha's GST debatewere in their seats. All the Congress’s top leadership in the House, including
Lighter moments from Rajya Sabha's GST debate
The Hindu / Posted 24 days ago
were in their seats. All the Congress’s top leadership in the House, including former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Jairam Ramesh, Anand Sharma and Ghulam Nabi Azad sat through much of the debate, and the treasury benches were full to... Read more
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dna
One India, one tax: GST bill passed unanimously by Rajya SabhaGST, the inter-state GST and state GST – will not be money bills. The oppositio
One India, one tax: GST bill passed unanimously by Rajya Sabha
dna / Posted 24 days ago
GST, the inter-state GST and state GST – will not be money bills. The opposition led by Congress leaders P Chidambaram, Jairam Ramesh, Kapil Sibal and Ghulam Nabi Azad tried hard to bargain, asking Jaitley to give a solemn assurance that the... Read more
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The Indian Express
How history was made: 7 hrs, 46 min, 33 speeches and many telling framesthe House unanimously passed the 122nd Constitutional Amendment. Throughout th
How history was made: 7 hrs, 46 min, 33 speeches and many telling frames
The Indian Express / Posted 24 days ago
the House unanimously passed the 122nd Constitutional Amendment. Throughout the day, Chidambaram played the general while Jairam Ramesh played his trusted lieutenant working the floor and rallying support from fellow members, Jaitley constantly... Read more
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The Hindu
GST Bill: Govt. has its way and Opposition has its sayChidambaram, were in their seats. The Congress’s top leaders in the House, inc
GST Bill: Govt. has its way and Opposition has its say
The Hindu / Posted 24 days ago
Chidambaram, were in their seats. The Congress’s top leaders in the House, including former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Jairam Ramesh, Anand Sharma and Ghulam Nabi Azad, sat through much of the debate, and the treasury benches were full to... Read more
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The Hindu
No truth in Govt. claim on A.P. special status: RameshCongress leader Jairam Ramesh says Arun Jaitley is misleading Parliament. Cong
No truth in Govt. claim on A.P. special status: Ramesh
The Hindu / Posted 24 days ago
Congress leader Jairam Ramesh says Arun Jaitley is misleading Parliament. Congress MP Jairam Ramesh has charged Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley with misleading Parliament and people on the grant of Special Category Status to Andhra Pradesh. He... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Can the Congress claim credit for passage of the GST bill?‘Good and Smart’ tax bill. We wanted the bill to help both the corporate and th
Can the Congress claim credit for passage of the GST bill?
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 25 days ago
‘Good and Smart’ tax bill. We wanted the bill to help both the corporate and the consumers,” senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh said. Union information and broadcasting minister Venkaiah Naidu maintained that the government wanted to take... Read more
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The Hindu
As it happened: Monsoon Session of Parliament, Day 12all over the world." 4.43 p.m.: IITs should be freed from ministries. Give ful
As it happened: Monsoon Session of Parliament, Day 12
The Hindu / Posted 25 days ago
all over the world." 4.43 p.m.: IITs should be freed from ministries. Give full autonomy and hold them accountable says Jairam Ramesh, INC, Karnataka. The single problem in IITs is the MHRD control. The Speaker was of the opinion that there was... Read more
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Business Standard India
Jammu, Tirupati among 6 places to get IITsthem further and make them really world class institutes. Therefore quality is
Jammu, Tirupati among 6 places to get IITs
Business Standard India / Posted 25 days ago
them further and make them really world class institutes. Therefore quality is absolutely important," he said. Replying to Jairam Ramesh of Congress, who raised the issue of ensuring complete autonomy for the IITs, Javedekar said the HRD Ministry... Read more
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New Kerala
Parliament passes Institutes of Technology Bill - newkerala.com #99413it should be reviewed from time to time. He also urged the government to withd
Parliament passes Institutes of Technology Bill - newkerala.com #99413
New Kerala / Posted 25 days ago
it should be reviewed from time to time. He also urged the government to withdraw cases registered against students in different campuses. Congress leader Jairam Ramesh demanded that the ministry should not interfere in the internal matters of I... Read more
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dna
Parliament passes Institutes of Technology Bill; Jammu, Tirupati among 6 places to get IITsthem further and make them really world class institutes. Therefore quality is
Parliament passes Institutes of Technology Bill; Jammu, Tirupati among 6 places to get IITs
dna / Posted 25 days ago
them further and make them really world class institutes. Therefore quality is absolutely important," he said. Replying to Jairam Ramesh of Congress, who raised the issue of ensuring complete autonomy for the IITs, Javedekar said the HRD Ministry... Read more
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dna
NEET issue: AIADMK lone voice of protest, while other parties fall in linethe uniform exam was not correct. Mishra said there was no case pending agains
NEET issue: AIADMK lone voice of protest, while other parties fall in line
dna / Posted 26 days ago
the uniform exam was not correct. Mishra said there was no case pending against MCI Chairman, to which Congress leader Jairam Ramesh objected saying the MCI should not be given a clean chit. C M Ramesh (TDP) also voiced his party's support for... Read more
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The Hindu
As it happened: Sasikala Pushpa makes statement on 'slapping' incidentnames across the world. Why can’t we increase the numbers of medical seats, ask
As it happened: Sasikala Pushpa makes statement on 'slapping' incident
The Hindu / Posted 26 days ago
names across the world. Why can’t we increase the numbers of medical seats, asks Prem Chand Gupta, RJD, Jharkhand 3.55 pm: Jairam Ramesh raises a few questions including, what is the govt. going to do about the recommendation of standing committee?... Read more
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