Murli Deora

  • Lok Sabha polls: Top business leaders support Murli Deora in South Mumbai 20-04-2014 02:27 PM

    Some of the top business leadersand trade associations on Sunday came out in support of the UnionMinister of State for Telecom and sitting MP from MumbaiSouth, Milind Deora, who is seeking a third term from theconstituency. Chairman of the Godrej group Adi Godrej, HDFC chairmanDeepak Parekh and Vice-Chairman and Managing...
  • Centre's nod on gas issue allowed future windfall to RIL, alleges ACB 14-02-2014 07:09 PM

    New Delhi: The approval by Centre to Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) allowing expenditure of 8.8 billion dollar to increase production of gas from KG basin paved the way for "future windfall" revenue of Rs 1.2 lakh crore($ 20 billion) to the Mukesh Ambani-led firm, the Anti-Corruption Branch (ACB) alleged in...
  • Kejriwal's FIR against me, others unconstitutional: Moily 14-02-2014 11:53 AM

    New Delhi: Oil Minister M Veerappa Moily on Friday slammed Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for filing an FIR against him, Reliance Industries Limited Chairman Mukesh Ambani, Union Minister Murli Deora over complaint on gas pricing. Moily said, "Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's FIR against me and others is unconstitutional."...
  • The Last Word: Is Kejriwal's charge in gas pricing wrong? 12-02-2014 09:10 PM

    The Anti-Corruption Bureau of Delhi government has registered an FIR on Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's complaint on gas pricing. No individual has been named in the FIR even as Kejriwal's complaint mentions Reliance Industries Limited Chairman Mukesh Ambani and Union Minister Murli Deora and Verappa Moily. The FIR has been...
  • News 360: RCB bags Yuvraj for 14 cr in day one IPL auction 12-02-2014 08:37 PM

    A total of 216 players went under the hammer on day one but only 70 were sold with Yuvraj Singh ending up as the top-earner, bought by Royal Challengers Bangalore for a whopping Rs. 14 crore. ...
  • FIR filed on Kejriwal's gas pricing allegations, no individual named 12-02-2014 03:53 PM

    New Delhi: The Anti-Corruption Bureau of Delhi government has registered an FIR on Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's complaint on gas pricing. No individual has been named in the FIR even as Kejriwal's complaint mentions Reliance Industries Limited Chairman Mukesh Ambani and Union Minister Murli Deora and Verappa Moily. The FIR...
  • Is Kejriwal raising gas price issue to push his LS poll agenda? 11-02-2014 11:36 PM

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday opened up a new front as he attacked the UPA government and Reliance Industries Limited, accusing them of conspiring to raise gas prices. Kejriwal also asked for an FIR against Reliance Industries Limited Chairperson Mukesh Ambani, Union ministers Veerappa Moily and...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 11-02-2014 10:38 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Pawar, Goel among 25 likely to be elected unopposed to RS 28-01-2014 09:36 PM

    Union minister Sharad Pawar, Congress leader Murli Deora, RPI's Ramdas Athawale and Vijay Goel (BJP) are likely to be elected unopposed along with 21 others in various states in the February 7 biennial polls to the Rajya Sabha as Digvijay Singh and Kumari Selja entered the fray on Tuesday. The...
  • Murli Deora, Hussain Dalwai file nomination for RS elections 27-01-2014 01:47 PM

    Former Union minister Murli Deora and ex-Maharashtra minister Hussain Dalwai on Monday filed their nomination papers for the biennial Rajya Sabha elections scheduled for February 7. The Congress party, on Sunday, renominated Deora and Dalwai for third and second term respectively. The two filed their nominations in presence of Chief...
  • RS Polls: Vora, Deora among Cong nominees; no word on Dikshit 26-01-2014 09:51 PM

    The Congress on Sunday announced the names of seven candidates, including Motilal Vora, Murli Deora and Ranjib Biswal, for the February 7 Rajya Sabha polls, but there was no decision yet on the nomination of former Delhi Chief Minister Shiela Dikshit. All India Congress Committee (AICC) treasurer Vora (86) was...
  • Diesel price raised by 10 paise a litre on hike in commission 20-12-2013 07:41 PM

    New Delhi: Diesel prices were increased by a little less than 10 paise a litre on Friday after the government raised the commission paid to dealers selling the fuel. The government has "decided to revise the dealer's commission on diesel from Rs 1,089 per kilolitre (or 1.089 per litre) to...
  • Milind Deora: politician, guitarist now a minister 12-07-2011 09:54 PM

    New Delhi: A new generation politician, Milind Deora, who has inherited his father's legacy, makes a debut in the Union Council of Ministers and is one of its youngest members. Modern, dynamic and suave, Milind(34) is a two-term Member of Lok Sabha from South Mumbai, a constituency nurtured by his...
  • President accepts resignation of seven ministers 12-07-2011 01:41 PM

    New Delhi: President Pratibha Patil on Tuesday accepted the resignation of seven Ministers, including DMK's Dayanidhi Maran and Murli Deora of Congress, from the Union Council of Ministers, on the recommendation of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. The Prime Minister on Tuesday recommended to accept the resignations of Textile Minister Dayanidhi...
  • Rate the ministers 06-07-2011 06:46 PM

    Decks are being cleared for the much-expected Cabinet reshuffle. The Cabinet reshuffle could see major changes this time as Sonia Gandhi is keen that the reshuffle involves some ministers returning to party work. Will performance be the criteria in choosing who is in and who goes out? Rate the incumbent...
  • Murli Deora writes to Sonia, offers to resign 05-07-2011 08:33 AM

    New Delhi: Even as the Congress deals with the Telangana crisis, the imminent Cabinet reshuffle is making some of its old-timers preempt their next move. Sources have told CNN-IBN that Corporate Affairs Minister Murli Deora has written a letter to AICC chief Sonia Gandhi expressing his desire to quit his...
  • Team India's win makes politicians proud 03-04-2011 10:40 PM

    Shashi Tharoor, Shiela Dixit, Veerappa Moily, Jyotiraditya Scindia, Murli Deora and Narendra Modi share a few words after India won the ICC World Cup on Saturday night, leaving the entire nation feeling proud. ...
  • Aiyar rubbishes the recent WikiLeaks expose 28-03-2011 12:58 PM

    Lucknow: Former Union Minister Mani Shankar Aiyar on Monday rubbished WikiLeaks expose that he was replaced by Murli Deora as Petroleum Minister in 2006 under US pressure. He, however noted that the US was happy that he was removed. It is rubbish that petroleum portfolio was taken from me as...
  • Diplomatic cables mostly accurate: Mulford 18-03-2011 08:28 PM

    Karan Thapar: Hello and welcome to a very special edition of the Last Word. The Hindu's WikiLeaks exposes have created a furore. The opposition claims this is proof of American arm-twisting and Congress corruption in politics. The government dismisses the cables as unverified and subjective. So today we ask where...
  • Oppn corners Govt on 'pro-US' Cabinet reshuffle 15-03-2011 03:24 PM

    New Delhi: New Wikileaks cables accessed by the Hindu newspaper reveal that the US saw a pro-America tilt in Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's Cabinet - that was reshuffled in May 2006. Not surprisingly, the government was attacked today in Parliament - both by the Left and the Right. Government should...
  • Govt, India Inc tussle may delay Companies Bill 18-02-2011 12:10 PM

    New Delhi: The Ministry of Company Affairs and India Inc continue to differ on as many as ten issues with regard to the proposed new Companies Bill, including a cap on managerial remuneration, mandatory CSR and restrictions on subsidiaries, report CNBC-TV 18's Rituparna Bhuyan and Malvika Jain. While differences between...
  • Cabinet rejig: a veiled warning to ministers? 20-01-2011 07:27 AM

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh reshuffled key ministries on Wednesday. Is it a veiled warning to ministers like CP Joshi, Kamal Nath and Murli Deora? This was the first reshuffle since the UPA returned to power in May 2009. CP Joshi, Kamal Nath and Murli Deora " the three...
  • Petrol price hike sparks war of words in UPA 17-01-2011 07:36 PM

    Kolkata: The Trinamool Congress on Tuesday staged a protest rally in Kolkata demanding the government to roll back the petrol price hike. TMC is feeling the heat the fuel price hike could have on the summer elections in the state. The second largest constituent in the UPA is laying the...
  • Deora defends oil companies on petrol price hike 17-01-2011 04:02 PM

    New Delhi: Petroleum Minister Murli Deora has defended the decision of oil companies to increase petrol prices saying Navratnas companies cannot be allowed to bleed. Speaking to CNN-IBN, Deora said that there was no alternative but to increase prices of petrol. "The decision to hike petrol prices was taken by...
  • No hike in diesel prices for now: Oil Minister 05-01-2011 02:17 PM

    New Delhi: India is trying for no further increase in the domestic price of diesel, Oil Minister Murli Deora said on Wednesday, as the government walks a tightrope between cutting subsidies and tackling public anger over inflation. Last week, India deferred a ministerial panel meeting to discuss a possible increase...
  • Oil price hike is inevitable: oil secretary 04-02-2010 10:54 PM

    Already grappling with price rise, government is looking for the perfect timing. ...