MURLI DEORA

  • Maharashtra leaders condole Murli Deora's demise November 24, 2014

    Mumbai: Politicians cutting across party lines in Maharashtra paid rich tributes to veteran Congress leader Murli Deora, who died on Monday morning. Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, who is in Nagpur, described Deora as one of the tallest leaders from the state. "He leaves behind a rich legacy of political and social work,"...
  • Watch: Murli Deora's journey from a mayor to union minister November 24, 2014

    Senior Congress leader and former union minister Murli Deora died on Monday. Deora was an industrialist who rose from being a Municipal Councillor to walking the corridors of power in Delhi. He also headed the largest insurer of the country, the Life Insurance Corporation. In the twilight of his career,...
  • Sonia and Rahul Gandhi to attend Murli Deora's funeral in Mumbai November 24, 2014

    Mumbai: Congress President Sonia Gandhi, vice president Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra will attend the funeral of veteran party leader and former union minister Murli S. Deora, who died on Monday, a party spokesperson said. Deora, 77, died early Monday after a brief illness. Besides the Gandhi family with whom Deora...
  • Parliament adjourned after condoling death of Murli Deora November 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Parliament was adjourned on Monday after condoling the death of three sitting members, including former Union minister Murli Deora. As soon as Rajya Sabha met for the day, Chairman Hamid Ansari mentioned the death of Deora in Mumbai today at the age of 77. ...
  • PM Narendra Modi condoles Murli Deora's demise November 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday condoled the death of senior Congress leader Murli Deora and said his warm nature made him popular across party lines. "Just yesterday I had spoken to Shri Murli Deora's family & asked about his health. Very sad to hear the unfortunate news today,"...
  • Senior Congress leader, former minister Murli Deora dies in Mumbai November 24, 2014

    Mumbai: Senior Congress leader and former Union minister Murli Deora died at the age of 77 in Mumbai on Monday morning after prolonged illness. His final rites are scheduled to take place on Monday at 4pm in Chandanvadi in Mumbai. His body will be kept at the Maharashtra Pradesh Congress...
  • Lok Sabha polls: Top business leaders support Murli Deora in South Mumbai April 20, 2014

    Some of the top business leaders and trade associations on Sunday came out in support of the Union Minister of State for Telecom and sitting MP from Mumbai South, Milind Deora, who is seeking a third term from the constituency. Chairman of the Godrej group Adi Godrej, HDFC chairman Deepak Parekh and Vice-Chairman and Managing Director...
  • Centre's nod on gas issue allowed future windfall to RIL, alleges ACB February 14, 2014

    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 Ambaniled firm, the AntiCorruption Branch (ACB) alleged in...
  • Kejriwal's FIR against me, others unconstitutional: Moily February 14, 2014

    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." Moily...
  • The Last Word: Is Kejriwal's charge in gas pricing wrong? February 12, 2014

    The AntiCorruption 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 February 12, 2014

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

    New Delhi: The AntiCorruption 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...
  • Is Kejriwal raising gas price issue to push his LS poll agenda? February 11, 2014

    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 February 11, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Kejriwal targets Reliance: Where does truth lie in gas pricing? February 11, 2014

    Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday opened up a new front as he attacked the UPA government and Reliance Industries, accusing them of conspiring to raise gas prices. Kejriwal has also asked for an FIR against Reliance Industries Limited Chairperson Mukesh Ambani, Union Ministers Veerappa Moily and Murli Deora....
  • Pawar, Goel among 25 likely to be elected unopposed to RS January 28, 2014

    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 victory...
  • Murli Deora, Hussain Dalwai file nomination for RS elections January 27, 2014

    Former Union minister Murli Deora and exMaharashtra 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 Minister...
  • RS Polls: Vora, Deora among Cong nominees; no word on Dikshit January 26, 2014

    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 renominated...
  • Diesel price raised by 10 paise a litre on hike in commission December 20, 2013

    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...
  • Mumbai civic polls: Cong list likely on Sunday January 27, 2012

    Mumbai: The parliamentary board for finalising Congress candidates of 169 wards for Mumbai civic polls is meeting on Saturday to prepare its list of candidates. The parliamentary board will be chaired by city unit party chief Kripashankar Singh and will comprise former presidents Murli Deora, Gurudas Kamat, senior leader and industries...
  • Milind Deora: politician, guitarist now a minister July 12, 2011

    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 twoterm Member of Lok Sabha from South Mumbai, a constituency nurtured by his father...
  • President accepts resignation of seven ministers July 12, 2011

    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 Maran,...
  • Rate the ministers July 6, 2011

    Decks are being cleared for the muchexpected 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 July 5, 2011

    New Delhi: Even as the Congress deals with the Telangana crisis, the imminent Cabinet reshuffle is making some of its oldtimers preempt their next move. Sources have told CNNIBN 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 April 3, 2011

    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 March 28, 2011

    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 the...
  • Diplomatic cables mostly accurate: Mulford March 18, 2011

    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 armtwisting and Congress corruption in politics. The government dismisses the cables as unverified and subjective. So today we ask where...
  • Oppn corners Govt on 'proUS' Cabinet reshuffle March 15, 2011

    New Delhi: New Wikileaks cables accessed by the Hindu newspaper reveal that the US saw a proAmerica 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 give an...
  • Govt, India Inc tussle may delay Companies Bill February 18, 2011

    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 CNBCTV 18's Rituparna Bhuyan and Malvika Jain. While differences between the...
  • Cabinet rejig: a veiled warning to ministers? January 20, 2011

    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 cabinet...