Moily

  • 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...
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  • 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...
  • SP attacks Arvind Kejriwal for filing FIRs on gas pricing 11-02-2014 03:10 PM

    Samajwadi Party on Tuesday attacked the Arvind Kejriwal-led Delhi government for registering FIRs against union ministers and industrialists, saying this was a "drama" staged by people like him to hide their inefficiency and attain "political martyrdom". "I have been saying that this is a drama staged by such inexperienced people...
  • Delhi: CNG prices cut by Rs 14.90/kg, piped cooking gas by Rs 5/unit 07-02-2014 06:41 PM

    New Delhi: CNG price in the national capital was on Friday cut by a steep Rs 14.90 per kg and cooking gas piped into kitchens by Rs 5 per unit with effect from midnight tonight. Compressed Natural Gas, or CNG, will cost Rs 35.20 per kg from Saturday as against...
  • Karnataka: BJP names BSY from Shimoga, Congress adds Nilekani's name 07-02-2014 11:38 AM

    New Delhi: The Congress and BJP in Karnataka have almost finalised their first list of candidates for the Lok Sabha elections. The state Congress has asked the high command to field all 9 sitting MPs from the state while the BJP has already submitted a list of 21 candidates cleared...
  • LS pollscape: Nandan Nilekani, NaMo and Karnataka's battles of wits 06-02-2014 07:29 AM

    The NaMo vision, the RaGa saga, the third front's brave front. Whatever is being played out at the national level, in Karnataka, the Lok Sabha story is about individualistic battles this coming election - whether it is about former chief minister BS Yeddyurappa's return to the BJP or the rise...
  • After raising LPG cylinder cap, government cuts CNG, PNG prices 03-02-2014 01:14 PM

    New Delhi: The Union Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas on Monday announced a 20 per cent reduction in CNG prices in Delhi. While the CNG prices will be reduced by about Rs 15 per kg, the prices of piped natural gas will also be reduced by about Rs 5...
  • Kerala: CM to discuss Kasturirangan report with Moily 30-01-2014 08:33 PM

    Kochi: Asserting that farmers' rights would be protected, Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Thursday said he would leave for Delhi on Friday to discuss the Kasturirangan report on Western Ghats conservation with Environment Minister Veerappa Moily. Chandy, who was talking to reporters on the sidelines of the National e-Governance...
  • Cabinet may consider raising LPG cylinder cap this week, says Veerappa Moily 21-01-2014 05:49 PM

    With Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi pitching strongly for a higher LPG cap, Oil Minister M Veerappa Moily on Tuesday said the Cabinet is likely to consider increasing the quota of subsidised cooking gas cylinders to 12 from nine per household this week. "After our vice president Rahul Gandhi said...
  • Delhi: Veerappa Moily to launch sale of 5-kg gas cylinders at petrol pumps tomorrow 20-01-2014 04:40 PM

    Oil Minister M Veerappa Moily on Tuesday will launch sale of 5-kg cooking gas (LPG) cylinders at petrol pumps in the national capital. The scheme to sell market priced 5-kg cooking gas cylinders was launched at all over the country except for Delhi, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh in view...
  • Green clearance difficult if panchayats oppose: Veerappa Moily 14-01-2014 01:59 PM

    New Delhi: Setting a rule of sorts, Environment Minister M Veerappa Moily has made it clear that green nod will not be given to a project that is opposed by local panchayats. He made this clear against the backdrop of rejection of clearance to London-based Vedanta's USD 1.7 billion bauxite...
  • Government considers hiking subsidised LPG to 12 cylinders 12-01-2014 11:50 PM

    New Delhi: The government is considering increasing the quota of subsidised cooking gas (LPG) cylinders from nine to 12 per household in a year, Petroleum Minister M Veerappa Moily said on Sunday. "I have read in the newspapers about (Congress vice-president) Rahul Gandhi taking up the issue of increasing the...
  • Government to 'seriously consider' raising LPG cylinder quota: Veerappa Moily 10-01-2014 04:28 PM

    With the Congress putting pressure on him to increase the quota of subsidised LPG, Oil Minister M Veerappa Moily on Friday said the government will "seriously consider" raising the limit to 12 cylinders a household. Moily, who last week said there was no proposal to increase the quota, on Friday...
  • Odisha: Posco steel plant, India's biggest FDI, gets environmental approval 10-01-2014 02:33 PM

    South Korean steel maker Posco has received environment clearance for its Rs 52,000 crore steel plant in Odisha, ending an eight-year wait for the project to get off the ground. "Yeah, I have cleared it," new Environment Minister M Veerappa Moily said in New Delhi. "It (the approval) was given...
  • Delhi: Autorickshaw drivers protest outside Moily's residence 29-12-2013 06:44 PM

    New Delhi: Autorickshaw drivers on Sunday held a protest outside the residence of Petroleum Minister M Veerappa Moily, demanding immediate rollback of the hike in CNG prices. The demonstrators, some of whom were wearing Aam Aadmi caps, reached Moily's Tughlak Lane residence this afternoon, raising slogans and demanded roll back...
  • Rahul Gandhi is Congress's PM candidate, says Veerappa Moily 24-12-2013 01:32 PM

    New Delhi: Even as speculations over the Congress's official prime ministerial candidate for 2014 Lok Sabha elections continue, Petroleum Minister M Veerappa Moily, who took the additional charge of Environment and Forests portfolio on Tuesday, said that Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi is the party's prime ministerial candidate. Moily took...
  • Veerappa Moily to take charge as Environment Minister today 24-12-2013 10:10 AM

    New Delhi: Congress Leader Veerappa Moily is set to take over as the next Environment and Forests Minister on Tuesday. This after Jayanathi Natarajan resigned last week to help with the party's preparations for the coming 2014 Lok Sabha elections. This even as a controversy has erupted over Jayanthi Natarajan's...
  • GoM okays Rs 7200cr interest-free loan to bail out sugar mills 06-12-2013 04:46 PM

    New Delhi: An informal group of ministers, headed by Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar, on Friday recommended a slew of incentives to the sugar industry, including 12 per cent interest subsidy on Rs 7,200 crore loan that mills can avail of from banks for paying cane farmers. The PM-constituted panel also...
  • No reversal on gas price hikes; notification soon, says Veerappa Moily 26-11-2013 05:26 PM

    Oil Minister M Veerappa Moily on Tuesday ruled out reversal of the decision to double natural gas prices from April 1 next year and said that the notification on this will be issued shortly. "Absolutely, there is no question of reversing the decision to hike natural gas prices, as proposed...
  • I have not done any favour to Reliance Industries, clarifies Moily to SC 22-11-2013 08:55 PM

    Petroleum Minister M Veerappa Moily has told the Supreme Court that he has not done any favour to Reliance Industries Ltd and allegations levelled against him by CPI MP Gurudas Dasgupta are baseless and politically motivated. "The allegation that the present Minister was inducted to do Reliance s bidding is...
  • Seemandhra ministers meet PM, seeks justice 11-11-2013 04:28 PM

    A section of Union ministers from Andhra Pradesh met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday to convey concerns arising out of bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh and demanded justice for Seemandhra people. "We met the Prime Minister seeking justice for Seemandhra region," Union Minister of State for Finance J D Seelam...
  • Mamata takes a dig at Moily's 'Bus Day' proposal 09-11-2013 11:15 PM

    Taking a dig at the Petroleum Ministry's proposal of declaring 'Bus Day' once a week to promote fuel conservation and reduce the country's oil import bill, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said it would be better to walk. "Petroleum Ministry, being unable to control repeated price hike of petrol...
  • Sale of 5-kg LPG cylinder allowed at petrol pumps across the country 05-11-2013 12:01 PM

    New Delhi: After the success of pilot programmes in five metros Oil Minister M Veerappa Moily on Tuesday approved the sale of 5 kg cooking gas cylinders from all petrol pumps across the country despite the model code of conduct in force in Rajasthan, Delhi, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Mizoram...