Moily

  • Moily, Azhar's candidature likely to come up at Congress meet today March 12, 2014

    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 March 10, 2014

    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 announced,...
  • Moily cancels events after poll announcement March 5, 2014

    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 was...
  • Veerappa Moily's son denied candidature for Congress primaries March 3, 2014

    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 February 24, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Big blow to Lalu Prasad, alliance with LJP in doldrums February 24, 2014

    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 February 24, 2014

    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 wrote...
  • Moily's son eyes Mangalore LS seat, veteran Poojary opposes primary February 20, 2014

    Bangalore: The attempt by the Congress to bring in some internal democracy by holding the USmodel 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 February 20, 2014

    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 under...
  • Centre's nod on gas issue allowed future windfall to RIL, alleges ACB February 14, 2014

    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 Ambaniled firm, the AntiCorruption Branch (ACB) alleged in...
  • Kejriwal's FIR against me, others unconstitutional: Moily February 14, 2014

    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." Moily...
  • The Last Word: Is Kejriwal's charge in gas pricing wrong? February 12, 2014

    The AntiCorruption 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 February 12, 2014

    A total of 216 players went under the hammer on day one but only 70 were sold with Yuvraj Singh ending up as the topearner, bought by Royal Challengers Bangalore for a whopping Rs. 14 crore. ...
  • Jaitley questions AAP's decision to file FIR against Moily February 12, 2014

    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 February 12, 2014

    New Delhi: The AntiCorruption 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...
  • Is Kejriwal raising gas price issue to push his LS poll agenda? February 11, 2014

    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 February 11, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Kejriwal targets Reliance: Where does truth lie in gas pricing? February 11, 2014

    Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday opened up a new front as he attacked the UPA government and Reliance Industries, accusing them of conspiring to raise gas prices. Kejriwal has also asked for an FIR against Reliance Industries Limited Chairperson Mukesh Ambani, Union Ministers Veerappa Moily and Murli Deora....
  • Government gave huge benefits to Reliance, says Gurudas Dasgupta February 11, 2014

    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 February 11, 2014

    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 "witchhunt" 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 February 11, 2014

    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 February 11, 2014

    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 government....
  • SP attacks Arvind Kejriwal for filing FIRs on gas pricing February 11, 2014

    Samajwadi Party on Tuesday attacked the Arvind Kejriwalled 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 to...
  • Delhi: CNG prices cut by Rs 14.90/kg, piped cooking gas by Rs 5/unit February 7, 2014

    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 the...
  • Karnataka: BJP names BSY from Shimoga, Congress adds Nilekani's name February 7, 2014

    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 March 19, 2014

    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 February 3, 2014

    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 January 30, 2014

    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 eGovernance conference,...
  • Cabinet may consider raising LPG cylinder cap this week, says Veerappa Moily January 21, 2014

    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 nine...
  • Delhi: Veerappa Moily to launch sale of 5kg gas cylinders at petrol pumps tomorrow January 20, 2014

    Oil Minister M Veerappa Moily on Tuesday will launch sale of 5kg cooking gas (LPG) cylinders at petrol pumps in the national capital. The scheme to sell market priced 5kg cooking gas cylinders was launched at all over the country except for Delhi, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh in view...