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News updates from HT: PIL in SC seeks 'One Nation One Penal Code' instead of IPC

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The Supreme Court (Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)
The Supreme Court (Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)
Published on Jul 17, 2021 08:50 PM IST
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Tharoor says population move 'communal', Jairam Ramesh posts Twitter thread

"It is no accident that the three states where the government is talking about reducing population are UP (Uttar Pradesh), Assam and Lakshadweep, where everyone knows who their intended audience is," Shashi Tharoor said.
Shashi Tharoor and Jairam Ramesh questioned the motive of the BJP government behind population control move.
Shashi Tharoor and Jairam Ramesh questioned the motive of the BJP government behind population control move.
Published on Jul 17, 2021 07:43 PM IST
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'Atrocious': Jairam Ramesh slams govt over pricing of Covishield vaccine

He said overcharging state governments for the anti-coronavirus shots will bleed dry their already stressed finances.
Senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh said the differential pricing will deter states' Covid-19 plans. (PTI Photo )
Senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh said the differential pricing will deter states' Covid-19 plans. (PTI Photo )
Published on Apr 21, 2021 03:05 PM IST
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‘At least someone in Congress understands...’: Hardeep Singh Puri’s jibe to Congress over vaccine, Central Vista

Congress leaders Shashi Tharoor and Jairam Ramesh attacked the government over the approval of Bharat Biotech’s coronavirus vaccine COVAXIN.
Union Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri attacked the opposition for criticising Centre’s vaccine drive and SC judgement allowing the redevelopment on Central Vista.(PTI)
Union Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri attacked the opposition for criticising Centre’s vaccine drive and SC judgement allowing the redevelopment on Central Vista.(PTI)
Updated on Jan 05, 2021 09:47 PM IST
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Ecologist, architect of river regulation zone, Prof Brij Gopal passes away at 76

He conceptualised the river regulation zone which would offer legal protection to river floodplains from various activities which can be detrimental to river health and ecology
Prof Brij Gopal(Pic: India Water portal)
Prof Brij Gopal(Pic: India Water portal)
Updated on Jan 05, 2021 02:08 PM IST
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‘Will not get Covid-19 vaccine right away,’ says Shivraj Singh Chouhan, explains why

The comment by the senior leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) came a day after Drugs Controller General of India VG Somani gave approval for the emergency-use of two coronavirus vaccines, one developed by AstraZeneca and Oxford University and the other by local company Bharat Biotech.
Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan addresses at Kisaan Sammelan in Ujjain.(ANI file photo)
Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan addresses at Kisaan Sammelan in Ujjain.(ANI file photo)
Updated on Jan 04, 2021 01:58 PM IST
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Cong, BJP trade barbs over Indian vaccine’s DCGI nod

India’s drugs regulator DCGI on Sunday approved Oxford’s Covid-19 vaccine, Covishield, and Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin for restricted emergency use.
Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) Dr V G Somani addresses a press conference to announce the approval of Oxford Covid-19 vaccine Covishield, manufactured by the Serum Institute, and indigenously developed Covaxin of Bharat Biotech for restricted emergency use in the country, in New Delhi.(PTI)
Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) Dr V G Somani addresses a press conference to announce the approval of Oxford Covid-19 vaccine Covishield, manufactured by the Serum Institute, and indigenously developed Covaxin of Bharat Biotech for restricted emergency use in the country, in New Delhi.(PTI)
Published on Jan 04, 2021 03:59 AM IST
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‘First soldiers, now vaccine’: Hardeep Singh Puri slams Akhilesh Yadav, Shashi Tharoor over Covid-19 vaccine

Hardeep Singh Puri said Jairam, Tharoor and Akhilesh are ‘in-house’ cynics to which Jairam Ramesh termed Hardeep Singh Puri as “in-house Goebbels-cum-Albert Speer”.
War of words broke out on Twitter between Union civil aviation minister Hardeep Singh Puri and senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh over Covid-19 vaccine.(PTI)
War of words broke out on Twitter between Union civil aviation minister Hardeep Singh Puri and senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh over Covid-19 vaccine.(PTI)
Updated on Jan 03, 2021 04:50 PM IST
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Jairam Ramesh apologises to Vivek Doval in defamation case, says may have gone overboard

Vivek Doval had filed the defamation case against Ramesh, as well as The Caravan and journalist Kaushal Shroff. Defamation proceedings against The Caravan and Shroff will continue.
Senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh is seen in this file photo.(Mint Photo)
Senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh is seen in this file photo.(Mint Photo)
Updated on Dec 19, 2020 02:29 PM IST
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Jairam Ramesh’s new book to uncover story of ‘The Light of Asia’ poem

Former Union minister Jairam Ramesh’s new book will uncover and narrate the story of phenomenal poem “The Light of Asia” that has shaped people’s thinking of the Buddha and his teachings, announced publishing house Penguin on Wednesday.
Former Union minister Jairam Ramesh’s new book will uncover and narrate the story of phenomenal poem “The Light of Asia”.(Unsplash)
Former Union minister Jairam Ramesh’s new book will uncover and narrate the story of phenomenal poem “The Light of Asia”.(Unsplash)
Updated on Dec 16, 2020 04:53 PM IST
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Parties not in favour of Parliament session, says Centre; Opposition denies

Senior Congress leader and former union minister Jairam Ramesh took to Twitter to claim that Leader of the Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad was not consulted by the government on the issue.
Hindustan Times was first to report on November 16 that the rising cases of covid-19 infections in Delhi have cast a shadow on the winter session. (HT Photo)
Hindustan Times was first to report on November 16 that the rising cases of covid-19 infections in Delhi have cast a shadow on the winter session. (HT Photo)
Updated on Dec 15, 2020 01:48 PM IST
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Centre has no plans to revive economy, says Chidambaram

Senior Congress leaders Chidambaram and Jairam Ramesh said the third stimulus package announced by finance minister Sitharaman was yet another move to deflect attention of the people from the bad state of economy.
P Chidambaram, senior Congress leader, said that Centre is indulging in headline management.(Diwakar Prasad/ Hindustan Times)
P Chidambaram, senior Congress leader, said that Centre is indulging in headline management.(Diwakar Prasad/ Hindustan Times)
Updated on Nov 13, 2020 07:52 AM IST
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Order in House must, says Rajya Sabha Dy Chair after quick passage of two farm bills

Harivansh’s clarification comes after a section of the media referred to a video footage to show how MPs were in their seats while demanding division or voting on the farm bills but their pleas were ignored.
Deputy Chairman of the Rajya Sabha Harivansh Narayan Singh in the Rajya Sabha during the monsoon session of Parliament on September 22, 2020.(PTI Photo)
Deputy Chairman of the Rajya Sabha Harivansh Narayan Singh in the Rajya Sabha during the monsoon session of Parliament on September 22, 2020.(PTI Photo)
Updated on Sep 28, 2020 02:08 AM IST
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Opposition boycotts BAC meeting

At least four Opposition leaders-- Ram Gopal Yadav of Samajwadi Party, Anand Sharma and Jairam Ramesh of Congress, Manoj Jha of RJD and Derek O’Brien of TMC didn’t attend.
The BAC, a panel led by Rajya Sabha chairman Venkaiah Naidu, discusses the weekly agenda of the House and was scheduled at 6 pm on Tuesday.(PTI)
The BAC, a panel led by Rajya Sabha chairman Venkaiah Naidu, discusses the weekly agenda of the House and was scheduled at 6 pm on Tuesday.(PTI)
Published on Sep 23, 2020 01:44 AM IST
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Congress says ordinances will hurt farmers, affect food procurement system

Ramesh while speaking to media persons in a virtual press conference said, “The ordinances will pave way for contract farming as well as private farming.”
Jairam Ramesh voiced his concerns regarding the passage of three agriculture based ordinances.(Mint Archive)
Jairam Ramesh voiced his concerns regarding the passage of three agriculture based ordinances.(Mint Archive)
Updated on Sep 13, 2020 03:21 PM IST
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News updates from Hindustan Times: PM should discuss LAC issue in monsoon session, says Congress and all the latest news

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi.(ANI)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi.(ANI)
Updated on Sep 13, 2020 01:00 PM IST
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Congress sets up 5-member panel to formulate stand on govt’s key ordinances

The committee has former finance minister P Chidambaram, former Madhya Pradesh chief minister Digvijaya Singh and Jairam Ramesh, besides Amar Singh and Gaurav Gogoi as its members.
enior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh will be the convenor of the committee.(ANI Photo)
enior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh will be the convenor of the committee.(ANI Photo)
Updated on Aug 27, 2020 07:38 AM IST
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Campaigning against draft EIA premature: Prakash Javadekar

Green activists have been critical of the draft notification because of the inclusion of a number of contentious clauses that they say could weaken environmental regulation.
Prakash Javadekar was responding to Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, who on Sunday said the draft environment impact assessment notification of 2020 is “not only disgraceful, it is dangerous.”(PTI)
Prakash Javadekar was responding to Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, who on Sunday said the draft environment impact assessment notification of 2020 is “not only disgraceful, it is dangerous.”(PTI)
Updated on Aug 11, 2020 01:34 AM IST
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Draft EIA notification not yet finalized, says Prakash Javadekar

Congress MP Jairam Ramesh had asked Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar that the draft Environment Impact Assessment Notification 2020 be kept in abeyance till the Parliamentary standing committee completes its deliberations on hearings.
Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said the draft environment impact assessment notification does not relax the process of public hearing.(HT PHOTO)
Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said the draft environment impact assessment notification does not relax the process of public hearing.(HT PHOTO)
Published on Aug 06, 2020 06:06 PM IST
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House panel meeting called on draft EIA

Ramesh’s decision to call a House panel meeting on the subject was prompted by Prakash Javadekar’s letter to him that mentioned “government decisions are always open for scrutiny by Parliament and standing committees.”
Union minister of environment, forest and climate change Prakash Javadekar.(HT photo)
Union minister of environment, forest and climate change Prakash Javadekar.(HT photo)
Updated on Jul 31, 2020 07:44 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Saubhadra Chatterji, New Delhi

India needs a robust EIA process | HT Editorial

The government must take into account the criticism and improve the draft
On July 10, 100 environmental researchers, activists, ecologists, conservationists, and former members of government bodies sent a letter to Mr Javadekar, critiquing the notification.(Vipin Kumar /HT PHOTO)
On July 10, 100 environmental researchers, activists, ecologists, conservationists, and former members of government bodies sent a letter to Mr Javadekar, critiquing the notification.(Vipin Kumar /HT PHOTO)
Updated on Jul 28, 2020 06:37 PM IST
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Covid-19 vaccine could be available by early next year: Parliamentary panel told

The panel is chaired by senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh, who, along with six other members, attended the meeting.
A detailed discussion was held at the meeting over the government’s preparedness and handling of Covid-19.(REUTERS)
A detailed discussion was held at the meeting over the government’s preparedness and handling of Covid-19.(REUTERS)
Updated on Jul 11, 2020 03:39 AM IST
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MPs demand online House panel meeting

Science and technology committee chairman Jairam Ramesh, who will head the discussions, has written to Rajya Sabha chairman N. Venkaiah Naidu seeking his approval for panel members to meet online.
Parliament authorities have spent long hours to work out how to conduct such meetings online, but to no avail, as depositions and discussions are wrapped in layers of secrecy.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
Parliament authorities have spent long hours to work out how to conduct such meetings online, but to no avail, as depositions and discussions are wrapped in layers of secrecy.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Jul 08, 2020 02:14 AM IST
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Coal auctions may open up pristine forests for mining

The government was until 2015 considering declaring dense forests with hydrological value, and those near or overlapping streams and rivers as inviolate and hence no mining zones.
Jairam Ramesh, the then Union environment minister, proposed go and no-go area classification for coal mining in 2009-10, and nine major coal blocks were studied for their biodiversity and forest cover.(File photo)
Jairam Ramesh, the then Union environment minister, proposed go and no-go area classification for coal mining in 2009-10, and nine major coal blocks were studied for their biodiversity and forest cover.(File photo)
Updated on Jun 24, 2020 05:32 AM IST
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Covid-19: India moving towards financial emergency, states rendered helpless by govt, claim Opposition leaders

Congress leader Jairam Ramesh, Delhi deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia, Punjab finance minister Manpreet Singh Badal, former finance minister of Jammu and Kashmir Haseeb Drabu, CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury, CPI secretary D Raja and writer and economist Sanjay Baru attended the meet.
Homeless people line up for free food distributed by Police during lockdown to curb the spread of new coronavirus, in Gauhati, India.(AP/ Representative image)
Homeless people line up for free food distributed by Police during lockdown to curb the spread of new coronavirus, in Gauhati, India.(AP/ Representative image)
Published on Apr 27, 2020 11:55 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Thiruvananthapuram | By HT Correspondent

Cong panel to give Centre MSME revival plan soon

After the meeting, the opposition party reiterated its demand for immediate direct cash transfer of Rs 7500 in all Jan Dhan, pension and the PM-Kisan scheme accounts to enable the poor and the needy sustain themselves during the lockdown period.
Congress consultative committee met for the first time on Monday and discussed the revival of the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises sector.
Congress consultative committee met for the first time on Monday and discussed the revival of the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises sector.
Updated on Apr 21, 2020 02:17 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Aurangzeb Naqshbandi

In Cong’s team on Covid-19, Rahul Gandhi a member. Manmohan Singh heads it

The 11-member group also comprises former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi, party’s chief spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala, general secretary in-charge organisation KC Venugopal and former union ministers P Chidambaram, Manish Tewari and Jairam Ramesh.
In a press release, the party said the group will meet virtually every day to discuss the current issues and formulate the party’s stand on those.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
In a press release, the party said the group will meet virtually every day to discuss the current issues and formulate the party’s stand on those.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Apr 18, 2020 09:14 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Aurangzeb Naqshbandi

Temporary suspension of MPLADS leads to fissure within the Congress

The government has announced that the amount allocated to each MP under MPLADS will be suspended for two successive years till 2021 and the sum will be sent to the Consolidated Fund.
Some of the senior Congress leaders, including the party’s Rajya Sabha member Jairam Ramesh (in photo), welcomed the move.(ANI file photo)
Some of the senior Congress leaders, including the party’s Rajya Sabha member Jairam Ramesh (in photo), welcomed the move.(ANI file photo)
Updated on Apr 06, 2020 08:09 PM IST
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House panel pitches for uniform ex-gratia for victims of human-animal conflict

On average, nearly 500 people are killed by elephants alone every year across the country. Between 2016 and 2018, at least 135 people were killed by tigers.
Barki Khol wife of Arjun Khol being handed over ex-gratia by forest officials following death of her husband. Arjun was crushed to death by an Elephant in Giridih on February 27,2018(Bijay-Hindustan Times (Image for representational purpose))
Barki Khol wife of Arjun Khol being handed over ex-gratia by forest officials following death of her husband. Arjun was crushed to death by an Elephant in Giridih on February 27,2018(Bijay-Hindustan Times (Image for representational purpose))
Updated on Mar 12, 2020 03:11 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By Joydeep Thakur

After Delhi debacle, senior Congress leaders call for new approach within party

The Congress, which ruled Delhi from 1998 to 2013, failed to win even a single seat in the assembly polls and crashed to its lowest vote share of 4.26%.
Terming the Delhi poll results as disappointing, Scindia told reporters at Prithvipur in Madhya Pradesh the Congress needs to reinvent itself with a new ideology(PTI File Photo)
Terming the Delhi poll results as disappointing, Scindia told reporters at Prithvipur in Madhya Pradesh the Congress needs to reinvent itself with a new ideology(PTI File Photo)
Updated on Feb 14, 2020 05:32 AM IST
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