Oscar Fernandes

  • Centre's assurance of funds to BRO a poll gimmick: BC Khanduri 10-02-2014 08:47 AM

    Casting doubts on Union Minister Oscar Fernandes's ssurance that the BRO will be given all the money required for road repair work in Uttarakhand, former Chief Minister Bhuvan Chandra Khanduri on Sunday said it might just be a pre-poll promise never to be fulfilled. "I have long been raising the...
  • Will complete road restoration in Uttarakhand by April end: BRO 09-02-2014 02:47 PM

    The Border Roads Organisation has said that it will ensure complete restoration of the roads damaged in the Uttarakhand flash floods by April 30 to enable a smooth and trouble-free 'char dham' pilgrimage this season. An assurance to the effect was given by BRO DG, Lt Gen AT Parnaik, to...
  • Rahul is Congress PM nominee for 2014 elections, says Fernandes 16-01-2014 03:05 PM

    Ahead of the crucial AICC session on Friday, Union Minister Oscar Fernandes on Thursday said Rahul Gandhi is Congress candidate for Prime Ministership even as suspense remains on whether the party will formally annoint him as PM nominee for the Lok Sabha polls. "Whether he (Rahul) accepts or not, he...
  • UPA govt committed to development of Bihar, says Oscar Fernandes 07-01-2014 11:47 AM

    Expressing Congress's commitment foreconomic development of Bihar, Union Minister Oscar Fernandeson Tuesday said the UPA government allocated more funds to it incomparison to other states as it understood the state'saspirations.Fernandes also assured that the state's special statusdemand was under consideration of the central government. "The Congress-led UPA government is serious...
  • Congress Legislature Party's next leader likely to be decided on Tuesday 06-01-2014 07:48 AM

    A decision on naming the nextleader of the Congress Legislature Party (CLP) in MadhyaPradesh is likely to be taken on Tuesday by the party HighCommand.An announcement to this effect was made in Bhopal by seniorCongress leader and Union Minister Oscar Fernandes. He andUnion Minister C P Joshi were the two...
  • Oscar Fernandes given charge of Labour and Employment ministry after Ola's death 15-12-2013 10:22 PM

    Union Minister Oscar Fernandes was given the additional charge of Ministry of Labour and Employment tonight following the death of Sis Ram Ola. A Rashtrapati Bhavan communique said the decision was taken on the advice of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. Fernandes already holds the post of Road Transport and Highways...
  • Oscar Fernandes joins 'Rahul for PM' clamour 12-10-2013 05:42 PM

    Joining the "Rahul for PM" clamour in the Congress, Union Minister for Transport Road and Highways Oscar Fernandes, on Saturday, said that Rahul Gandhi had all capabilities to become the Prime Minister. "Rahul is a talented leader. He has all the capabilities to become Prime Minister," Fernandes, who was in...
  • 'Jeevan Bachao' scheme launched on Jaipur-Delhi highway 29-07-2013 11:32 PM

    A pilot project of 'Jeevan Bachao' scheme providing cashless treatment for those injured in road accidents was launched along the Gurgaon-Japiur stretch on the Jaipur-Delhi National Highway on Monday.. Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Oscar Fernandes said the scheme was aimed at bringing down rate of deaths in...
  • Clear signs of fatigue in UPA-II as PM inducts new ministers 17-06-2013 09:10 PM

    New Delhi: In perhaps the last reshuffle before the 2014 general elections, the United Progressive Alliance on Monday inducted new faces into its Cabinet, but it seems like a clear sign that a fatigued UPA-II has run out of options. A classic example was the return of 85-year-old Sis Ram...
  • UPA inducts old faces in Cabinet, 85-year-old Ola gets Labour Ministry 17-06-2013 06:23 PM

    New Delhi: In perhaps the last reshuffle before the 2014 general elections, the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) on Monday inducted new faces into its Cabinet, including 85-year-old Sis Ram Ola, leaving out the young brigade to send out a message that it wants to run the government with a mixture...
  • Congress will decide on Karnataka CM candidate: Oscar Fernandes 08-05-2013 03:36 PM

    Congress won the Karnataka Assembly elections on Wednesday by a huge margin. ...
  • Congress remains tightlipped over Swamy's allegations against Rahul 02-11-2012 03:44 PM

    Congress leader Oscar Fernandes refused to comment over the allegations Janata Party chief Subramanian Swamy made against Sonia Gandhi and her son saying Rahul Gandhi is dealing with the matter and his letter to Swamy is a good enough reply. ...
  • Political blame game begins over UP encephalitis 08-10-2011 01:54 PM

    New Delhi: After CNN-IBN's report which exposed the successive governments in Uttar Pradesh for ignoring deaths due to encephalitis for 33 years, political blame game has started with the Congress blaming Mayawati government while the BJP criticising both the Centre and the state establishments for the medical crisis. The report...
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  • No decision on PF rate, Left smiles 27-01-2007 10:01 PM

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  • Kalam's tips on fighting child labour 03-01-2007 11:28 PM

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  • More unemployment among educated 13-12-2006 04:07 PM

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  • No headway in Govt, NSCN(IM) talks 23-10-2006 06:32 PM

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