Veerappa Moily

  • Fight is against perception that big companies do deals with government: Montek 20-04-2014 04:43 PM

    The biggest challenge on policyfront is the fight against the perception that a small numberof big corporations do cozy deals with the government, Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahulwalia hassaid. He also said the new government after elections will geta considerable time during which whatever initiatives it wantsto take...
  • LS polls: Karnataka's six former CMs in election fray 01-04-2014 06:56 PM

    Six former chief ministers of Karnataka, including one who was prime minister for 10 months, are in the fray for the Lok Sabha seats from the state - a record of sorts. Of them, two each are from the Congress (M Veerappa Moily and N Dharam Singh), the BJP (BS...
  • Modi an 'untouchable' among BJP allies, says Moily 25-03-2014 02:59 PM

    Bangalore: Launching an attack on Bharatiya Janata Party Prime Ministerial candidate, Congress leader M Veerappa Moily on Tuesday said Narendra Modi will not become the Prime Minister because he has become an "untouchable" for BJP allies and an "autocrat" within BJP. "Modi will not become prime minister. The manner in...
  • Former Karnataka CM HD Kumaraswamy to take on Moily in Chikkaballapur 25-03-2014 11:49 AM

    Bengaluru: Looking for new ground after suffering major losses in the by-elections in 2013, the Janata Dal Secular has decided to field former chief minister H D Kumaraswamy in the Chikkaballapur Lok Sabha constituency against Union Petroleum and Environment Minister M Veerappa Moily. The JDS sources say Kumaraswamy will be...
  • Kejriwal's charges on gas price hike are baseless: Veerappa Moily 24-03-2014 03:31 PM

    With the Model Code of Conduct in force, the Election Commission on Monday sought details from the Centre regarding gas price hikes. The EC asked whether the Petroleum Ministry wanted permission to fix prices or would notify terms and conditions for it. The EC notice comes after the Aam Aadmi...
  • HD Kumaraswamy to take on Veerappa Moily in Chikballapur 18-03-2014 12:48 PM

    Bangalore: The electoral battle is getting tougher for Union Petroleum and Environment Minister M Veerappa Moily in Chikballapur Lok Sabha seat. According to local media reports and the JDS sources former chief minister and the JDS stalwart HD Kumaraswamy has decided to take on Moily in the elections. Earlier, he...
  • Kejriwal campaigns against Moily in his home turf 16-03-2014 05:42 PM

    Taking his battle against Union Petroleum Minister M Veerappa Moily to his constituency, Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday accused him of having joined hands with RIL chief Mukesh Ambani and asked people to reject him in the Lok Sabha polls. Addressing a rally after his roadshow in...
  • LS polls: Kejriwal to hold another roadshow in Karnataka on Sunday 16-03-2014 10:21 AM

    Bangalore: Jostling for political space in Karnataka ahead of the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Arvind Kejriwal will hold a roadshow in Chikkballapur, about 59 kilometres from Bangalore, where Union Minister M Veerappa Moily is contesting. The AAP leader will conclude his two-day Karnataka visit on...
  • News 360: Congress renominates Pawan Bansal from Chandigarh for LS polls 13-03-2014 08:41 PM

    The Congress on Thursday came out with its second list of candidates for the Lok Sabha elections. Of the 71 candidates named in the new list, the Congress has given tickets to 'tainted' leaders like former Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal, Veerappa Moily and Subodh Kant Sahay. ...
  • LS polls: Congress clears Pawan Bansal, may not field Kalmadi, wife 13-03-2014 01:33 PM

    New Delhi: The Congress is set to come up with the second list of Lok Sabha candidates on Thursday after the party's Central Election Committee met in the national capital earlier in the day. According to sources, the names of Union Minister Veerappa Moily and Former Railway Minister Pawan Bansal...
  • Moily not ready to contest from Chikballapur? Seat may go to Chiranjeevi 10-03-2014 03:58 PM

    Bangalore: When the Congress high command released its first list of candidates on Saturday evening, it had the names of all sitting MPs from Karnataka except Petroleum minister M Veerappa Moily. Moily is a sitting MP from Chikballapur, 50 kilometres north of Bangalore. The minute after the Congress list was...
  • Moily cancels events after poll announcement 05-03-2014 05:11 PM

    Oil Minister M Veerappa Moily was on Wednesday forced to cancel three events in his home state of Karnataka after the model code of conduct came into force with the announcement of the Lok Sabha poll schedule. Moily was to inaugurate the nation's first strategic oil storage at Mangalore, which...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 24-02-2014 10:35 PM

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  • News 360: Big blow to Lalu Prasad, alliance with LJP in doldrums 24-02-2014 08:31 PM

    Even as reports of a split in the Rashtriya Janata Dal in Bihar surfaced with 13 of its MLAs quitting the party, six of them denied having ditched Lalu Prasad. On the other hand, Ram Vilas Paswan's Lok Janshakti Party has decided to cement alliance with the Bharatiya Janata Party....
  • Veerappa Moily writes to PM, justifies RIL's high gas rates 24-02-2014 03:32 PM

    New Delhi: Oil Minister Veerappa Moily has justified the high gas rates that Reliance Industries Limited is charging the government for CNG. Moily wrote to the Prime Minister saying that gas fields will not be available if the prices are lowered. Moily's response came hours after the Aam Aadmi Party...
  • Moily's son eyes Mangalore LS seat, veteran Poojary opposes primary 20-02-2014 03:13 PM

    Bangalore: The attempt by the Congress to bring in some internal democracy by holding the US-model primaries to choose suitable candidates has run into quite a bit of controversy. The primaries are likely in 14 Lok Sabha constituencies on a pilot basis - two of them in Karnataka. At stake...
  • Government to push Rs 46000 crore mission to increase forest cover 19-02-2014 08:04 PM

    New Delhi: Ahead of the Lok Sabha polls, the UPA government has decided to push a Rs 46000 crore ambitious mission to increase forest cover in the country. Environment Minister M Veerappa Moily said the Union Cabinet will consider on Thursday the Green India Mission, one of the eight missions...
  • 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."...
  • 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. ...
  • Jaitley questions AAP's decision to file FIR against Moily 12-02-2014 07:57 PM

    New Delhi: Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Arun Jaitley on Wednesday questioned the Aam Aadmi Party government's decision to file FIR against Union minister Veerappa Moily. Jaitley said, "To put the Central government under the police jurisdiction of the state government would be a constitutional monstrosity. It would be...
  • 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. ...
  • Government gave huge benefits to Reliance, says Gurudas Dasgupta 11-02-2014 05:03 PM

    CPI leader Gurudas Dasgupta on Tuesday welcomed Arvind Kejriwal government's move to file criminal cases against Reliance Industries and Union minister Veerappa Moily, among others, on gas pricing issue. ...
  • Kejriwal pursuing unconventional methods to attain goal: Vijay Mallya 11-02-2014 03:26 PM

    UB group chairman Vijay Mallya on Tuesday said that Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal was pursuing "unconventional methods" to attain his objectives while asserting that there should be no "witch-hunt" against industrialists. Mallya, a Rajya Sabha MP, said in view of the forthcoming general elections, some political parties have stepped...
  • Kejriwal does not understand the system: Veerappa Moily 11-02-2014 03:19 PM

    Hours after Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal targeted Reliance Industries and government officials, Petroleum Minister Veerappa Moily has said that Kejriwal doesn't understand the system. "We should sympathise with his ignorance. He doesn't know how government runs. Norms are followed. There is a system in fixing prices," Moily said. ...
  • Welcome Kejriwal's move to file criminal cases on gas pricing issue: Gurudas Dasgupta 11-02-2014 03:15 PM

    CPI leader Gurudas Dasgupta on Tuesday welcomed Arvind Kejriwal government's move to file criminal cases against Reliance Industries and Union minister Veerappa Moily, among others, on gas pricing issue. "I welcome Kejriwal's move to take up the case of KG Basin and the hike in gas prices allowed by the...