Jaipal Reddy

  • LS polls: Congress shifts Jaipal Reddy from Chelvella to Mahbubnagar April 5, 2014

    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 February 10, 2014

    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 (MoES),...
  • AIIMS launches unique study into vascular, cognitive disorders January 30, 2014

    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 that...
  • GoM finding ways not to hurt anyone: Shinde on Telangana November 26, 2013

    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 does...
  • Telangana central ministers meet GOM, demand new state before polls November 18, 2013

    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 November 9, 2013

    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 to...
  • Hyderabad a national city, not property of any region, says Jaipal Reddy October 5, 2013

    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 Bengaluru...
  • Controversial decisions have to be taken: Jaipal Reddy on Telangana October 5, 2013

    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. ...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey October 5, 2013

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  • News 360: Election Commission announces poll dates for five states October 14, 2013

    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 August 6, 2013

    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 July 31, 2013

    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 April 26, 2013

    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' November 6, 2012

    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 armtwisted by RIL? November 3, 2012

    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 November 2, 2012

    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 KGD6 basin. According to sources, the auditing body told the Ministry that it should have been consulted before assuring the company. The...
  • News 360: Jaipal Reddy says PM took him into confidence October 29, 2012

    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 October 29, 2012

    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 October 29, 2012

    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 October 29, 2012

    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 after...
  • Oil Minister Moily vows speedy decisions; RIL rises October 29, 2012

    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 October 29, 2012

    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 October 29, 2012

    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...
  • Govt rules out rollback of decision to cap subsidised LPG October 14, 2012

    New Delhi: The government on Sunday ruled out a rollback or modification of its decision to cap supply of subsidised cooking gas (LPG) at 6 cylinders per household in a year as it will cast a "shadow" on the whole reform process. "No, absolutely not. There is no change (in...
  • Govt rules out rollback of decision to cap subsidised LPG October 14, 2012

    New Delhi: The government on Sunday ruled out a rollback or modification of its decision to cap supply of subsidised cooking gas (LPG) at 6 cylinders per household in a year as it will cast a "shadow" on the whole reform process. "No, absolutely not. There is no change (in...
  • Sibal wants subsidy on LPG to continue for midday meal October 12, 2012

    New Delhi: Union HRD Minister Kapil Sibal has suggested to Petroleum Ministry to continue providing LPG cylinders at subsidised rate for the midday meal programme this fiscal amid concerns that the scheme could be hit by the cap on cooking gas. Noting that the cap on LPG for the midday meal...
  • Govt rules out further hike in diesel, LPG prices October 10, 2012

    New Delhi: The government on Tuesday ruled out any further increase in diesel and cooking fuel prices even though the current retail rates are lower than their cost of production. "I am not so courageous," Oil Minister S Jaipal Reddy said when asked if the Government will consider raising prices...
  • No fuel price hike for now, Cabinet meet deferred September 11, 2012

    New Delhi: Political pressure from within the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) over fuel price hike forced the Cabinet Committee on Political Affairs meeting, which was scheduled to be held later on Tuesday, to be postponed. While the Finance and Petroleum ministries want an immediate hike, pointing out that future economic reforms...
  • Fuel price hike not on CCPA agenda today: Reddy September 11, 2012

    New Delhi: An increase in diesel, cooking gas and kerosene price is "unavoidable", Oil Minister S Jaipal Reddy said on Tuesday but indicated that the hike may not be decided by the Cabinet Committee on Political Affairs (CCPA) at its meeting later in the evening. "There...
  • Fuel price hike: Govt in a fix; to face opposition September 11, 2012

    New Delhi: The Central Government is in a bind over the increasing fuel prices as several UPA constituents are opposed to the move. Even as staterun oil companies like Hindustan Petroleum, Bharat Petroleum and Indian Oil Corporation say they are losing around Rs 15/litre on sale of diesel and approximately,...