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  • Why #ZameenWapsi could well lead to #CongressWapsi Yesterday

    After the 16th of May 2014, the BJP with its massive tally of 282 seats, have been betraying a sense of confidence, sometimes even trespassing the fine line that separates confidence from arrogance. Even the drubbing received in the Delhi elections, hadn't dented their spirit. But lately it seems,...
  • Congress launches website zameenwapsi.com to counter BJP's claims about Land Acquisition Bill Yesterday

    New Delhi: Amidst protests over the controversial Land Acquisition Bill, Congress on Saturday launched a website 'zameenwapsi.com' to counter Bharatiya Janata Party's claims regarding the proposedjxc legislation. The website will have all the information regarding Land Bill 2013 version piloted by the Congress and the 2015 one which the BJP-led NDA...
  • Nitin Gadkari hits out at Congress for opposing land bill 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Union minister Nitin Gadkari on Monday hit out at the Opposition for "politicising" the land bill issue and questioned the Congress why it did not seek farmers' consent when it doled out coal mines to the "rich". "Opposition is politicising the bill. The country is facing tough times, we...
  • Congress' immediate aim is to halt BJP in Bihar: Jairam Ramesh 1 week ago

    Hyderabad: Congress' immediate objective is to stop BJP in Bihar, where a loss to the saffron party in the ensuing Assembly elections would have a major impact on national politics, senior party leader Jairam Ramesh said and hinted at the possibility of an alliance with ruling JD-U. Speaking to PTI...
  • Google working on improving battery technology 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Google is trying its hands at developing better battery technologies that could help power the Web mogul's next set of consumer electronics and other hardware. A team, led by former Apple battery expert Dr Ramesh Bhardwaj, began testing batteries developed by others for use in Google devices. In 2013,...
  • Would continue to fight against land bill: Jairam Ramesh April 3, 2015

    Hyderabad: Alleging that the NDA government is anti-farmer, Congress leader and former Union Minister Jairam Ramesh on Friday said his party would fight against the proposed land bill both within and outside the Parliament. "The reason why these amendments (to land acquisition act) are being pushed is because, the (Narendra)...
  • India lack good domestic competitions, says Ramesh Krishnan March 31, 2015

    New Delhi: Indian tennis legend Ramesh Krishnan on Tuesday said lack of domestic competition is the reason behind the dearth of quality players in the country, adding the sport needs to be taken to the far-flung areas to produce future champions. A legend in his own right, Ramesh had guided India...
  • Modi misleading farmers on Land Bill: Jairam Ramesh March 28, 2015

    Jaipur: Accusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi of misleading farmers about 13 aspects of the new Land Acquisition Bill, Congress leader Jairam Ramesh on Saturday said that they were part of the 2013 law passed by his party and that Modi was taking credit for it. "The Prime Minister took credit...
  • Jairam Ramesh trashes PM's defence of Land Acquisition Bill March 24, 2015

    Patna: Senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh on Tuesday slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for claiming that amendments in 13 laws under Land Acquisition Bill were brought by NDA to provide for compensation and described the Centre as anti-farmers. "Modi is wrong by claiming that the NDA government has brought the...
  • Land Bill: Congress should apologise for false claims, says BJP March 23, 2015

    New Delhi: BJP on Monday asked the Congress leadership to apologise to the nation for making "false and baseless" allegations against Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the land Bill, which it said the NDA government had to bring to rectify the "mistakes" in the last legislation. Accusing Congress of playing...
  • Land Bill is close to Congress: Jairam Ramesh March 22, 2015

    In an interview with CNN-IBN, former Rural Development Minister and Congress leader Jairam Ramesh talks about Congress, Sonia Gandhi, Land Acquisition Bill and Budget Session. ...
  • Sonia Gandhi will remain Congress President, she has always taken up important issues: Jairam Ramesh March 21, 2015

    New Delhi: Senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh on Saturday said Sonia Gandhi will remain Congress President as she always takes up important issues. In an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN, Jairam said, "Sonia Gandhi is our President." There is some resistance within the Congress to Rahul Gandhi taking over as President. Exuding...
  • Ramesh Sippy, Aamir Khan discuss censorship issues with IB Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore March 17, 2015

    New Delhi: Bollywood celebrities like Ramesh Sippy and Aamir Khan discussed film censorship and certification related issues when they met Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore. Rathore, who met the celebrities on Monday, said the meeting was not to displace Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) chairman...
  • Jairam Ramesh attacks Modi over land bill March 8, 2015

    Kochi: Ahead of Monday's debate on the Land Bill in Lok Sabha, Congress MP Jairam Ramesh on Sunday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying on the advise of US-based economists, he was trying to send a signal to the corporate world that "big bang reforms" were being carried out by...
  • PM Narendra Modi's objective is to 'completely debunk' Jawaharlal Nehru, says Jairam Ramesh March 8, 2015

    Thrissur: Congress leader Jairam Ramesh on Saturday hit out at Narendra Modi, saying the Prime Minister's one point objective is to "completely debunk" Jawaharlal Nehru. He also asked the Left parties to join the Congress at a platform to "rediscover" Nehru and use Nehruvian thoughts and approach to check communal forces...
  • Hummer murder: Kerala government chief whip PC George produces evidence of foul play March 6, 2015

    Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala government's chief whip PC George has submitted a CD to Kerala Chief Minister Oomen Chandy and Home minister Ramesh Chennithala which has a phone conversation between former DGP M Krishnamoorthy and suspended Thrissur Police Commissioner Jacob Job. Krishnamoorthy allegedly tells Job in the recording to help Nisham...
  • Manisha Koirala to re-enter Tamil film industry with AMR Ramesh's next? February 10, 2015

    Actress Manisha Koirala, is going to make a strong comeback in Tamil cinema. Sources say that the actress is impressed with a script by director AMR Ramesh, which features actors Shaam and Arjun in the lead, that she is likely to sign the project, which is yet to be titled. Actor...
  • Chose RD Burman's music because of his youth and energy: Ramesh Sippy February 7, 2015

    Kolkata: Veteran filmmaker Ramesh Sippy says legendary music composer R.D. Burman was a "man of tomorrow", who ushered in a new style of music in the Indian film scene. Sippy's association with Burman, fondly called 'Pancham Da', began with 'Seeta Aur Geeta' (1972) and spanned through cult hits like 'Sholay', 'Shaan',...
  • Delhi's Tughlaqabad a picture of neglect, garbage-filled lanes, non-existent road surround BJP MP Ramesh Bidhuri's house January 31, 2015

    New Delhi: In Tughlaqabad Assembly constituency which comes in the South Delhi Lok Sabha seat represented by Bharatiya Janata Party MP Ramesh Bidhuri, the residents are still waiting for basic amenities like drinking water and proper roads. Prime Minister Narendra Modi "Swachch Bharat" has lost its meaning in the area...
  • Congress leaders rally behind Rahul after attack from Jayanthi Natarajan January 30, 2015

    New Delhi: As former Union Minister Jayanthi Natarajan targeted Rahul Gandhi, Congress on Friday rallied behind him, dismissing as "completely baseless" the allegations of his interference in the work of Environment Ministry and accused her of having "ulterior motives". Jairam Ramesh, who was Natarajan's immediate predecessor...
  • Watch: Cyrus talks to doctor at 'LGBT Transformation Center' on Goa minister's 'treatment' remark January 18, 2015

    Goa's sports and youth affairs minister Ramesh Tawadkar said the state government was planning to set up centres to administer treatment to the LGBT youths to make them "normal". Cyrus Broacha talks to a doctor at 'LGBT Transformation Center' who explains his success rate with his case studies. ...
  • Watch: 'The Week That Wasn't' with Cyrus Broacha January 18, 2015

    In this episode of 'The Week That Wasn't', Cyrus Broacha takes on 'Vibrant Gujarat Summit 2015', Goa Minister's 'curing' LGBT remark, Sunanda Pushakar death case and the government unblocks 32 websites that had 'jihadi content'. ...
  • Are right-wing politicians getting regressive? January 13, 2015

    Goa sports minister sparked off a row after he pushed for government centres to 'normalise' LGBT youth and give them medical attention to make them "normal". Discouraging the "discrimination" and "intolerance" towards homosexuals in India, United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon said that he stood firm for equality for everyone...
  • Goa minister takes a U-turn on 'curing' LGBT remark, UN flays India's intolerance towards homosexuals January 13, 2015

    New Delhi: Discouraging the "discrimination" and "intolerance" towards homosexuals in India, United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon said that he stood firm for equality for everyone in the society. "I am proud to stand for the equality of all people, including those who are lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender. I...
  • 'Uttama Villain' trailer: Kamal Haasan shifts effortlessly between the roles of a Theyyam performer and a film star January 13, 2015

    'Uttama Villain' is a Tamil film directed by Ramesh Aravind and produced by N Lingusamy. Kamal Haasan has scripted and co-produced the film under his production banner Raaj Kamal Films International. ...
  • Goa minister sparks a row, pushes for government centres to 'normalise' LGBT youth January 13, 2015

    Goa sports minister sparked off a row after he pushed for government centres to 'normalise' LGBT youth- and give them medical attention to make them "normal". ...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob January 12, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • Government may set up centres to make LGBT youth 'normal', says Goa Sports Minister Ramesh Tawadkar January 12, 2015

    Panaji: Goa Sports Minister Ramesh Tawadkar on Monday sparked a row by saying that government is contemplating to set up centres to make LGBT youth 'normal'. Tawadkar said that the LGBT youth will be trained and administered medicine in order to make them 'normal'. The minister was speaking on the sidelines of...
  • Arjun Sarja teams up with A.M. Ramesh for bilingual 'Game' January 12, 2015

    Chennai: Actor Arjun Sarja and filmmaker A.M. Ramesh have teamed up for a murder mystery titled 'Game'. The film, that is said to be based on a real life incident, will simultaneously be shot in Kannada and Tamil. Ramesh and Arjun last teamed up for a biopic on late forest brigand...
  • Jairam Ramesh criticises Modi government over land act amendments January 5, 2015

    Greater Noida: Senior Congress leader and former Union Minister Jairam Ramesh on Monday criticised the Centre over the ordinance making amendments to the land acquisition act. Addressing a Mahapachayat at Gharbara village, Ramesh said the erstwhile UPA government had formulated pro-farmer land policy after consultations with all political parties including...