Ramesh

  • LS polls: Congress promises free TVs, laptops in Seemandhra 18-04-2014 05:21 PM

    Hyderabad: The Congress has promised free television sets along with dish connection for poor and free laptops for students of government colleges, in its manifesto for Seemandhra released on Friday. The Congress, which is facing a testing time in Seemandhra in view of bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh, promised freebies for...
  • LS polls: Harish Rawat's wife enters fray from Haridwar 16-04-2014 08:09 AM

    Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat's wife Renuka Rawat, sitting Congress MP from Nainital KC Singh Baba and Samajwadi Party's Avtar Singh were among 13 candidates who entered the fray on Tuesday for five Lok Sabha seats in Uttarakhand going to polls on May 7. Renuka filed her nomination for Haridwar...
  • Modi incapable of speaking the truth even by mistake, says Jairam Ramesh 14-04-2014 07:50 PM

    After Narendra Modi's jibe at him, Union Minister Jairam Ramesh on Monday said the BJP Prime Ministerial candidate is "incapable" of speaking the truth even by mistake and accused him of spreading blatant lie. Ramesh shot off a letter to the Gujarat Chief Minister addressing him "My dear Shri Narendra...
  • Modi making bizarre accusation, spreading blatant lie: Jairam Ramesh 14-04-2014 03:09 PM

    A day after Narendra Modi took him on in his home district of Chikmagalur, Union Minister Jairam Ramesh on Monday wrote to the BJP leader accusing him of spreading "blatant lie" about his four-year-old statement made that "India deserves a Nobel Prize for filth". "I read in the newspapers this...
  • Jairam targets Modi, says he can't speak the truth even by mistake 14-04-2014 01:33 PM

    New Delhi: Union Minister Jairam Ramesh has once again put Bharatiya Janata Party Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi in the line of fire over Modi's attack on him. Jairam Ramesh has said that even by mistake, he doesn't expect Modi to speak the truth. Modi had accused Ramesh of demeaning...
  • Congress releases poll manifesto for Telangana 12-04-2014 11:01 PM

    Congress on Saturday released its election manifesto for Telangana, promising socially-inclusive growth with focus on jobs and social justice and a three-pronged approach for building the new state. The manifesto, released in Hyderabad this afternoon by Union Minister Jairam Ramesh, looked largely like a replica of the manifestos of rival...
  • Jairam Ramesh to release Congress manifesto for Telangana 10-04-2014 07:40 PM

    Union Minister Jairam Ramesh is set to release the Congress party's election manifesto for Telangana at an event in Hyderabad on April 12. The manifesto would be released at Gandhi Bhavan, the state Congress headquarters, at 11 am, Telangana region's Congress president Ponnala Lakshmaiah told reporters today. A key member...
  • Jairam Ramesh to start poll campaign in Telangana 10-04-2014 11:23 AM

    Senior Congress leader and union Minister Jairam Ramesh will start campaigning for the party in Telangana on Thursday. On the first day of his three-day visit, he will address a meeting of party workers at Nirmal town in Adilabad district. He will address similar meetings in Khammam and Nalgonda districts...
  • SC dismisses plea to defer Gautam Buddh Nagar poll 09-04-2014 03:33 PM

    The Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed a plea seeking the postponement of the Lok Sabha election in the Gautam Buddh Nagar constituency. The plea sought that it be held along with the remaining eight phases of Lok Sabha election following Congress candidate Ramesh Chandra Tomarcrossing over to the Bharatiya Janata...
  • IEDs recovered in Palamu ahead of Lok Sabha polls 08-04-2014 11:32 PM

    Barely two days before the first phase of polling in Jharkhand, two improvised explosive devices (IEDs) were recovered from Dema village under Harihargunj police station in naxal-affected Palamau district on Tuesday. Superintendent of Police YS Ramesh said the recovery of the IEDs, weighing 10 kgs and 5 kgs, was made...
  • Two Noida residents request SC to defer polling in Gautam Buddha Nagar 08-04-2014 12:07 PM

    Supreme Court on Monday said it will consider on Friday the plea to defer the April 10 polling in Gautam Buddha Nagar Lok Sabha seat of UP in view of defection of Congress candidate to BJP. After Ramesh Chand Tomar's switching over, the date for nomination as well as withdrawal...
  • Bukhari's appeal to vote for Cong his personal opinion: Jairam Ramesh 05-04-2014 11:00 PM

    Union Minister Jairam Ramesh on Saturday described Shahi Imam of Jama Masjid Syed Ahmed Bukhari's appeal to Muslims to support Congress as his "personal" opinion and said the electoral battle was between RSS and Congress. "I have been saying it is a battle between the RSS and the Congress. Polarisation...
  • BJP has become a one-man-centric party: Jairam Ramesh 05-04-2014 12:15 AM

    Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh on Friday accused the BJP of becoming a one-man-centric party and claimed that the Congress alone could do justice to all sections of society. Ramesh also noted while addressing a poll meeting that the BJP was yet to announce its manifesto, which is a...
  • Plea for FIR registration filed against defecting Congress candidate Ramesh Chand Tomar 04-04-2014 10:46 PM

    A plea has been filed in a court in Noidaseeking registration of an FIR against Gautam Budh Nagar's Congress candidate Ramesh Chand Tomar who joined the BJP Thursday after expiry of the date for withdrawal of nominations. Lawyer D.K. Sharma for petitioner Azad Khalid said a complaint was lodged with...
  • Congress Gautam Buddh Nagar candidate Ramesh Chand Tomar joins BJP 03-04-2014 09:46 PM

    New Delhi: In yet another embarrassment for the Congress, the party's Gautam Buddh Nagar candidate Ramesh Chand Tomar joined the Bharatiya Janata Party during an election rally in Ghaziabad. Tomar, who represented the Hapur-Ghaziabad Lok Sabha seat four times, joined the BJP at its Bharat Vijay Rally in Ghaziabad's Indirapuram...
  • Congress lost perception battle, leadership not communicative: Jairam Ramesh 03-04-2014 06:28 PM

    New Delhi: Congress is facing anti-incumbency after 10 years in power, Union Minister Jairam Ramesh admitted on Thursday, saying it poses a challenge as the party lost the battle of perception because the top leadership was "not communicative". He acknowledged that it is a "challenging" campaign in the elections ahead...
  • Congress' Gautam Buddh Nagar candidate joins BJP 03-04-2014 01:12 PM

    New Delhi: Congress candidate from Gautam Buddh Nagar Ramesh Chand Tomar on Thursday joined the BJP in the presence of party president Rajnath Singh here. Tomar had unsuccessfully contested the last Lok Sabha polls as a Congress nominee from Gautam Buddh Nagar. He has returned to the party fold after...
  • SC order on Land Act has drawn clear lines on implementation: Jairam Ramesh 01-04-2014 03:50 PM

    Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh on Tuesday said the Supreme Court judgement upholding the retrospective clause of the new Land Acquisition Act has drawn "clear and humane lines" for the implementation of a significant clause in the law. He said that the March 14 judgement by a two-judge Supreme Court...
  • Jairam Ramesh hits out at EC, says it is behaving like parallel regime 27-03-2014 08:26 PM

    New Delhi: "The Election Commission can't sit in judgment on sensitive issues like gas price hike, or government will come to a screeching halt. It can't go about functioning like a parallel government," said Congress leader Jairam Ramesh, participating in the latest Google Hangout organised by Network 18 and Google....
  • Watch: Network18 and Google in a live video conversation with Jairam Ramesh 27-03-2014 03:33 PM

    A live video conversation with Minister of Rural Development Jairam Ramesh as he speaks about the upcoming elections alongside his future plans in politics.. ...
  • 'Chindia' still vibrant idea: Jairam Ramesh 27-03-2014 01:51 PM

    Beijing: 'Chindia', an idea projecting the joint rise of China and India remains a vibrant concept, but it can only be a reality if both nations can overcome suspicions and establish reciprocal partnerships, says Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh, who coined the phrase. "Ten years ago, when I proposed the...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 26-03-2014 10:36 PM

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  • Congress manifesto not just a rights based document: Jairam Ramesh 26-03-2014 03:47 PM

    New Delhi: Defending the manifesto released by the Congress party for the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, Union Minister Jairam Ramesh said that though the document talks about rights, it is not just a rights oriented manifesto. "If you read the 15 point agenda, issues like social security to a large...
  • 'Sholay': Behind the scene photos and stills from deleted scenes 22-03-2014 10:58 AM

    "Holi kab hai...kab hai holi?" Anyone and everyone who has grown up on a steady diet of Bollywood films will know that this cult dialogue is from the hit '70s film 'Sholay'. The film, which was re-released in theatres in 3D earlier this year, saw a renewed interest in the...
  • LS polls: 8 candidates from various parties file nominations for Gautam Buddha Nagar seat 21-03-2014 11:55 PM

    Eight candidates from various political parties filed their nomination papers for the Gautam Buddha Nagar parliamentary constituency here on Friday. The papers were filed at the office of the Returning Officer, said Assistant Returning Officer Bachu Singh. Among the leaders who filed nominations was Narinder Bhati from Samajwadi Party. Bhati,...
  • Ramesh Gopi aka Remo D'Souza sought parents' approval to change his name 21-03-2014 04:17 PM

    New Delhi: Director-choreographer Remo D'Souza says he was born as Ramesh Gopi, but changed it to Remo after getting his parents' approval. The director of movies like "F.A.L.T.U" and "ABCD: Anybody Can Dance", confessed during an interview on Disney channel's "Captain Tiao" that Remo was a name he chose for...
  • Watch: Shah Rukh hugs Gauri, then dunks her in a coloured pool of water in this video from a private Holi party in the '90s 19-03-2014 08:59 AM

    This video from the mid-90s, uploaded by Lehren Retro, captures a young Shah Rukh Khan and wife Gauri Khan dancing with abandon at a Holi party. Celebrities such as, Chunky Pandey, Monica Bedi, Vinod Kambli, Annu Kapoor, Ramesh Sippy and Rakesh Roshan, among others, are dipping each other in a...
  • Former Congress MP Tejaswani Ramesh joins BJP 12-03-2014 07:34 PM

    Bangalore: In the election season where politicians switch sides and parties, the latest to join the bandwagon is former Congress MP from Kanakpura constituency (currently Bangalore Rural) who joined the BJP on Wednesday. Karnataka BJP chief Prahlad Joshi and other state leaders welcomed her into the party after the election...
  • Intermediate student hangs himself from a tree 05-03-2014 05:26 PM

    An intermediate student, who was to appear in the ongoing final examination, was found hanging from a branch of a tree in Chiyanchi locality in Medininagar in Palamau district, police said. 18-year-old Prince Kumar has left home in the morning and found hanging from a branch of a tree near...