Moily

  • Moily planning to give oil field to Essar cheaply: AAP alleges 16-04-2014 06:16 PM

    Firing a fresh salvo against the UPA government, Aam Aadmi Party on Wednesday alleged that Union Oil and Petroleum Minister Verappa Moily is planning to give an oil field off Bombay High to the Essar Group at dirt-cheap price. Party leader Prashant Bhushan said this move will result in the...
  • LS polls: Former Chief Ministers in poll fray 06-04-2014 02:08 PM

    'Yeh dil maange more' seems to be mantra for over two dozen former chief ministers of various states who are contesting upcoming Lok Sabha elections on different party tickets. These include BJP veterans Rajnath Singh and Sushma Swaraj, Congress' Ghulam Nabi Azad, Sushilkumar Shinde, Ashok Chavan and Capt Amarinder Singh,...
  • 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...
  • Pawan Bansal, Veerappa Moily feature in Congress's second list 13-03-2014 10:06 PM

    Congress released its much awaited second list of candidates for Lok Sabha elections on Thursday. The list featured some big as well as some controversial names like Pawan Bansal and Veerappa Moily. ...
  • Read: Congress's second list of candidates for Lok Sabha elections 13-03-2014 08:43 PM

    New Delhi: Congress has released its second list of candidates for the Lok Sabha elections. This time, the Congress has come out with 71 names which includes over 35 per cent young candidates. Here is the entire list of 71 candidates: 1. Assam- Dhubri- Wajid Ali Choudhary 2. Assam- Nowgong-...
  • 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. ...
  • Congress second list of candidates out, Bansal to contest from Chandigarh 13-03-2014 07:12 PM

    New Delhi: 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. While...
  • 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, Azhar's candidature likely to come up at Congress meet today 12-03-2014 08:58 AM

    New Delhi: The Congress is set to hold its Central Election Committee meet on Wednesday to work on its strategy ahead the Lok Sabha polls. The party could take a decision on the future of former Cricketer Mohammad Azharuddin and Union Minister Verrappa Moily. Both Azharuddin and Moily did not...
  • 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...
  • Veerappa Moily's son denied candidature for Congress primaries 03-03-2014 10:44 AM

    New Delhi: Union Minister Veerappa Moily's son Harsha Moily has been denied candidature for the Congress primaries. The junior Moily had filed his nomination for Congress primaries from Karnataka's Dakshina Kannada constituency. Congress primaries is an experiment by party Vice President Rahul Gandhi which will allow grassroots workers to choose...
  • 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."...
  • 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. ...
  • 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...