Jaipal Reddy

  • LS polls: Congress shifts Jaipal Reddy from Chelvella to Mahbubnagar 05-04-2014 11:01 PM

    New Delhi: All the three Union Ministers from Telangana, including S Jaipal Reddy, were renominated for Lok Sabha polls as Congress on Saturday announced 16 candidates out of a total of 17 from the region which is set to become a separate state. The party also released a list of...
  • Tsunami centre can detect quakes within 10 minutes: Jaipal Reddy 10-02-2014 04:51 PM

    New Delhi: The Indian Tsunami Early Warning Centre (ITEWC) is capable of detecting tsunamigenic earthquakes within 10 minutes of their occurrence and can disseminate advisories to authorities concerned within 20 minutes through various modes of communication. In a written reply in Rajya Sabha, S Jaipal Reddy, Minister for Earth Science...
  • AIIMS launches unique study into vascular, cognitive disorders 30-01-2014 08:40 PM

    New Delhi: AIIMS on Thursday launched a research project called 'cohort study' in collaboration with a Dutch organisation to investigate the various factors which may accelerate vascular and cognitive disorders like stroke and Alzheimer's disease. "Stroke mortality in India is 25 times more than that from malaria. Research has shown...
  • GoM finding ways not to hurt anyone: Shinde on Telangana 26-11-2013 04:51 PM

    New Delhi: The Group of Ministers (GoM), set up to look into bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh, is trying to find ways to not to hurt any region of the state while creating Telangana, Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde said on Tuesday. "We are trying to find out a solution which...
  • Telangana central ministers meet GOM, demand new state before polls 18-11-2013 12:23 PM

    New Delhi: Union ministers from Telangana met the Group of Ministers (GoM) headed by the Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde on Monday. Senior minister S Jaipal Reddy, Ministers of State Sarve Satyanaryana and Balram Nayak met him to put forward their demands and views. They asked the Centre to...
  • Hyderabad would not become Union Territory: Jaipal Reddy 09-11-2013 10:41 PM

    Union Minister for Science and Technology S Jaipal Reddy, on Saturday, asserted that Hyderabad would not become a Union Territory following the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh while Congress leaders from Telangana too said that there would not be any compromise on the city. "Some forces in Seemaandhra are desperately trying...
  • Hyderabad a national city, not property of any region, says Jaipal Reddy 05-10-2013 08:40 PM

    Hyderabad, the city which is the bone of contention between Telangana and the rest of Andhra Pradesh in the proposed bifurcation of the state, belongs to all Indians and not to any region in particular, Union Minister S Jaipal Reddy said on Saturday. "Constitutionally, Hyderabad is an Indian city. Like...
  • Controversial decisions have to be taken: Jaipal Reddy on Telangana 04-10-2013 11:45 PM

    Union Science and Technology Minister Jaipal Reddy said political leadership has to take controversial decisions. The remarks came in the backdrop of the Cabinet approving the decision to divide Andhra Pradesh and create Telangana. ...
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  • News 360: Election Commission announces poll dates for five states 04-10-2013 09:55 PM

    Five states - Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Delhi and Mizoram - will go to polls between November 11 and December 4. The counting of the votes in all the five states will take place on December 8. With the announcement of the election schedule, the model code of conduct has...
  • Reddy asks scientists to find reasons for Uttarakhand floods 06-08-2013 04:02 AM

    The natural disaster which had struck Uttarakhand recently could repeat itself in whole of Himalayan range and it is imperative that scientists find out what really triggered the massive floods and landslides, Science and Technology Minister Jaipal Reddy said on Monday. "We have a silly habit of politicising issues. What...
  • Sonia asks Telangana leaders to exercise restraint 31-07-2013 08:48 PM

    New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday asked Telangana leaders to maintain "restraint, brotherhood and cordial relations" with people of Andhra and Rayalseema regions as the process started for creation of a separate state. A delegation comprising Union Ministers S Jaipal Reddy, Balram Naik, MPs Ponnam Prabhakar, S Rajaiah,...
  • India will have a normal monsoon this year: MET 26-04-2013 04:59 PM

    New Delhi: India expects total monsoon rainfall to be average in 2013, a minister said on Friday, strengthening prospects for one of the world's biggest grains producers to avoid widespread drought for a fourth straight year. India's first official forecast confirms a call by global experts last week, and points...
  • 'Anyone handling petroleum ministry will be frustrated' 06-11-2012 02:10 AM

    New Delhi: Sulking Science and Technology Minister S Jaipal Reddy on Monday said anybody handling the ministry of petroleum and natural gas would be "totally frustrated". "I was the minister of petroleum and natural gas. Anybody who handles this portfolio will be totally frustrated as nobody knows why the oil...
  • Was the Oil Ministry arm-twisted by RIL? 02-11-2012 11:55 PM

    Oil Minister M Veerappa Moily has said that it's a matter between the Ministry and RIL, and law would take its course. ...
  • KG Basin row: CAG slams Oil Ministry, says RIL's terms unconstitutional 02-11-2012 08:36 PM

    New Delhi: The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) has pulled up the Union Oil Ministry for agreeing to the conditions of Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) for the audit of KG-D6 basin. According to sources, the auditing body told the Ministry that it should have been consulted before assuring the company....
  • News 360: Jaipal Reddy says PM took him into confidence 29-10-2012 10:48 PM

    Jaipal Reddy denies reports that he was upset over being moved out of the Petroleum Ministry under corporate pressure. ...
  • Govt wasn't under pressure to shift Reddy: Digvijaya 29-10-2012 09:30 PM

    New Delhi: Congress general secretary Digvijaya Singh on Monday ruled out any "pressure" on the shifting of Union Minister S Jaipal Reddy from Petroleum to Science and Technology Ministry. "The Cabinet reshuffle is the prerogative of the Prime Minister. There is no question of any pressure. Jaipal Reddy is a...
  • PM took me into confidence about the changes: Jaipal Reddy 29-10-2012 07:34 PM

    Was Jaipal Reddy downgraded because of him being tough on Reliance and his inability to manage oil marketing companies better. ...
  • Excited to be a part of new ministry: Jaipal Reddy 29-10-2012 06:28 PM

    New Delhi: Dismissing all speculations of veteran Congress leader S Jaipal Reddy being upset over the change in his portfolio, the new Union Minister for Science and Technology said that he was "excited to be a part of this ministry" and called it an important one. Addressing a press conference...
  • Oil Minister Moily vows speedy decisions; RIL rises 29-10-2012 03:50 PM

    New Delhi: New oil minister Veerappa Moily has promised to speed decision making in an effort to attract foreign investment, and will push domestic oil companies to aggressively bid for foreign oil and gas assets to meet growing energy demand. Moily was appointed as the country's new Petroleum and Natural...
  • Emphasis on quick decisions, investments: Moily 29-10-2012 02:09 PM

    New Delhi: Stepping into a ministry that had in recent times was seen as indecisive, the new Petroleum Minister M Veerappa Moily on Monday promised quick decisions and creating an environment conducive for investment to flow in. Moily, 72, who replaced S Jaipal Reddy, said his priority would be to...
  • Many question Jaipal Reddy's portfolio change 29-10-2012 12:43 PM

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's new team assumed charge on Monday after 22 ministers, including 17 new faces, were sworn in the biggest reshuffle of Council of Ministers on Sunday. The new ministers are expected to give a firm push to the reforms agenda and help counter the government's...
  • No immediate hike in fuel prices: Jaipal Reddy 24-11-2011 02:32 PM

    New Delhi: Petroleum Minister S Jaipal Reddy on Thursday hinted that the government will not rush into raising retail fuel prices just yet, even though a falling rupee has increased cost of oil imports. "Depreciation of rupee has naturally created unprecedented problems. This will lead to under recoveries (revenue loss)...
  • Oil Min calls for EGoM meet on fuel price hike 02-11-2011 02:31 PM

    New Delhi: Oil Minister S Jaipal Reddy on Wednesday called for a meeting of the Empowered Group of Ministers (EGoM) to decide on revising the prices of diesel and LPG. "I have asked for a meeting of the Empowered Group of Ministers (EGoM)," Reddy told reporters after a meeting with...
  • Another hike? Fuel price review meet today 15-09-2011 06:57 AM

    New Delhi: Petrol prices are set to go up by Rs 3 per litre as the Rupee touches a two-year low against the Dollar, increasing the cost of crude oil imports - oil company heads will meet in Mumbai on Thursday to take a final decision. This comes after the...
  • 'Govt may cut fuel prices if crude falls further' 09-08-2011 12:00 AM

    New Delhi: India, the world's fourth largest oil consumer, may cut petrol prices if global crude oil eases further, Oil Minister S Jaipal Reddy said on Monday. "If prices globally come down sharply, and in a stable way, naturally the price of petrol will be adjusted downwards," Reddy told reporters....
  • Telangana MPs urge Jaipal Reddy to resign 03-07-2011 10:59 PM

    New Delhi: A group of Congress MPs from Telangana on Sunday met Petroleum Minister S Jaipal Reddy and urged him to join their fight for a separate Telangana state by resigning from the Lok Sabha. The MPs, including K Keshav Rao, G Vivekanand, Ponnam Prabhakar and K Sukhinder Reddy, met...
  • Govt clears Cairn, Vedanta deal with conditions 01-07-2011 08:08 AM

    New Delhi: The government said it granted Vedanta Resources conditional approval on Thursday to buy a stake in British oil explorer Cairn Energy's Indian business, in a deal valued at around $ 6 billion. Cairn Energy agreed last week to sell a 40 per cent stake in Cairn India to...
  • Govt raises diesel prices by Rs 3 per litre 24-06-2011 08:35 PM

    New Delhi: In a bid to bring some respite to the bleeding Oil companies, the government on Friday hiked the prices of diesel by Rs 3 per litre. The government also hiked the price of kerosene by Rs 2 a litre and cooking gas by a steep Rs 50 a...