Textile Minister

  • Another blow to Congress in Andhra; KS Rao likely to join BJP April 3, 2014

    Hyderabad: Union Textiles Minister and Congress leader from Andhra Pradesh, Kavuri Sambasiva Rao is likely to quit the Congress and join the BJP, say sources. Rao, was amongst the political leaders who had quite vocally opposed Congress's decision to carve out Telangana from Andhra. Rao's resignation from the party is going...
  • No policeman can act without my orders: UP minister April 24, 2013

    Lucknow: A minister in Uttar Pradesh has brought further embarrassment for the Akhilesh Yadav government. At a time when ministers are touring districts for state's image makeover, UP Textile Minister Shiv Kumar Beria in his remarks said that no policeman can sit down without his permission and they have to...
  • BJP says Maran action simple case of 'bribery' June 2, 2011

    Lucknow: BJP on Thursday dismissed Textiles Minister Dayanidhi Maran's explanation on payoffs to familyowned Sun TV Network and alleged that it was a simple case of "bribery and quid pro quo" as he gave licenses and allotted spectrum to Aircel in 2007 at 2001 rates. "Dayanidhi Maran's alibi that investment by...