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Jairam says Greenpeace funded domestically

Former environment minister Jairam Ramesh on Thursday virtually backed the non-governmental organisation Greenpeace in the backdrop of an Intelligence Bureau report warning that the NGO is a threat......

Naxal attack was a holocaust: Jairam Ramesh

Terming the Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh as a ‘holocaust’,  Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh said the ultras resorted to such acts as they felt threatened with the pace of......

Centre signs agreement with Jan Satyagrah activists

Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh on Thursday met Jan Satyagrah activists and agreed to their demands for framing a National Land Reforms Policy, defusing a crisis that could have been......

Not possible to cancel all coal block allocations: Ramesh

Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh on Thursday said it was not possible to cancel all the coal block allocations but asserted that no one, even if a minister or a senior official, would......

'Mine-owners paid bribes before Ramesh's tenure'

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Monday alleged that officials of Union Ministry of Environment and Forests took bribes from the state's mine-owners before Jairam Ramesh took over the......

Vedanta in a patch-up mode with ministry

Nearly a month after Jairam Ramesh took over as the rural development minister, the Vedanta Group is trying to patch up with the Ministry of Environment & Forests to get its projects......

Should India explore hydro-power for energy needs?

At a Planning Commission meeting chaired by the prime minister on April 22, 2011 to give shape to the 12th Plan, Jairam Ramesh set the cat among the policy-cum-growth pigeons. His view was that......

Jairam's sudden clearance rush on coal

Union environment minister Jairam Ramesh, often criticised for his controversial 'no-go' policy on mining in foreted areas, has been on a clearance spree of late.The heightened activity on......

Ramesh's views on faculty: What IIM says

Reactions to Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh's comment recently that India's premier institutes like IIT and IIM are "not world class" but only "excellent" have been sharp and critical. But......

Jairam grants approval to Orissa for Posco project

Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh on Monday granted final approval to Orissa for diversion of 1,253 hectares of forest land for Posco's steel project but said the South Korean steel major should......
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Govt has failed to save Indias rivers, admits water resources secy

India is a land of 290 rivers. And 205 of them are in a critical condition. Thats right, 70% of Indias rivers - the lifeblood of human civilisation... ...

http://www.catchnews.com/environment-news/govt-has-failed-to-save-india-s-rivers-admits-water-resources-secy-1480606746.html
Winking at the States

The Central government's attempt to dilute the land acquisition law by encouraging States to enact their own versions is a pernicious misuse of a... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/lead/jairam-ramesh-muhammad-a-khan-on-land-acquisition-law-winking-at-the-states/article9292353.ece
DAVV shuns convocation gowns, opts for Angavastram

10:07 am FOLLOW US: During his tenure as PWD minister in 2009, Vijayvargiya had said from DAVV convocation dais that people wearing convocation... ...

http://www.freepressjournal.in/indore/davv-shuns-convocation-gowns-opts-for-angavastram/962935
1.51 lakh trees to go if Human dam is built

The move to push detrimental Human major dam project in the buffer zone of Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve (TATR) has exposed the doublespeak of the... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/nagpur/1-51-lakh-trees-to-go-if-Human-dam-is-built/articleshow/55039014.cms
Many States skip meet on GM crops

Many States had challenged clearance to genetically-modified mustard The Ministry of Environment and Forests held a meeting on Friday with... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/many-states-skip-meet-on-gm-crops/article9252468.ece

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