Jairam Ramesh

Jairam Ramesh hits back at PM Modi on Speaker elections

NEW DELHI: Jairam Ramesh, the Congress spokesperson, has replied fiercely to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s recent address condemning the opposition and Lok Sabha Speaker elections. Ramesh accused the Prime Minister of hypocrisy, emphasising the importance of consensus over confrontation and constructive discussion over disruption. He also criticised the Prime Minister for opposing the contest for […]

Election Commission rejects Jairam Ramesh’s electoral interference allegations

The Chief Election Commissioner Rajiv Kumar responded sharply to allegations made by Congress leader Jairam Ramesh regarding Union Home Minister Amit Shah’s alleged contact with 150 district magistrates after the conclusion of Lok Sabha elections. Rajiv Kumar emphasized, “It’s not right to spread a rumor and doubt everyone.”

ECI demands facts from Jairam Ramesh on allegations against Amit Shah

NEW DELHI: In a significant development, the Election Commission of India has sought clarification from senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh regarding his allegations against Home Minister Amit Shah. Ramesh had claimed that Shah had contacted 150 District Magistrates (DMs) ahead of the vote counting, accusing him of “brazen intimidation.” The EC referred to the Congress leader’s […]

iPhone row shocker: 10 Qs for tongue-tied CPIM’s neta’s wife, Wire editor Seema Chishti

As a matter of fact, the New Indian also sent queries to Apple's India team, which refused to reply thus far.

Opposition thinks govt is hiding something on special parliament session

NEW DELHI: Members of the United India bloc think the Modi government has not revealed the full agenda of the special parliament session starting Monday and asserts that the real motive remains hidden. Congress, Trinamool Congress (TMC), and Lalu Prasad’s Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) have sought parliamentary transparency regarding the five-day special session. Earlier this week, […]

WATCH | Jairam Ramesh’s Mundu Jibe On Rajeev Chandrashekhar Tasteless & Distraction, Say Kerala Locals

Congress’ Jairam Ramesh had called MoS Rajeev Chandrashekhar a mundu-clad minister in one of his tweets. This opened the pandora’s box for both parties to attack each other. The New Indian reached out to Kerala localites to find out what they think about this whole fiasco.

Bank of Baroda withdraws auction notice for Sunny Deol’s Mumbai villa

Congress has questioned the public sector bank’s decision to withdraw its auction notice

Kharge, Jairam rejoice over SC stay on Rahul’s conviction, ‘return’ as MP before 2024

Supreme Court has stayed the conviction of its former president Rahul Gandhi over his 2019 remark on the Modi surname

Mann Ki Baat@100: Opposition targets iconic broadcast

Opposition leaders claim the program failed to address country’s ongoing issues

Drubbed in NE, Congress finds succour in bye-elections

Party sees bye-election wins in WB, TN and Maharashtra as a sign that people want to give them a mandate