Sanjay Nirupam

  • Let consumers chose their power provider, Gurudas Kamat writes to Chavan 03-02-2014 11:21 AM

    Mumbai: After Sanjay Nirupam and Priya Dutt, another Congress MP from Mumbai, Gurudas Kamat is weighing in on the issue of power tariff. Kamat has written a letter to Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan and Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) asking them to leave it to the consumers to decide...
  • Nirupam protest: Cuts in Mumbai power tariffs soon, says Maharashtra CM 27-01-2014 08:32 AM

    Mumbai: In what many have termed as the 'AAP effect', Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan will announce in two days, a decision on cutting power tariffs in Mumbai. Similar to an announcement made by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal in Delhi, Chavan has said that his government is examining the possibility...
  • Power tariff: Sanjay Nirupam calls off fast after Maharashtra CM's appeal 26-01-2014 08:27 PM

    Mumbai: Minutes after Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan appealed to Congress leader Sanjay Nirupam to call off his indefinite fast over power tariff reduction in Mumbai, the latter called off his hunger strike. However, after breaking the fast, Sanjay Nirupam said that he will continue to protest until the Reliance...
  • Sanjay Nirupam begins indefinite fast to demand power tariff reduction 23-01-2014 01:13 PM

    Mumbai: Congress MP Sanjay Nirupam has begun his indefinite hunger strike in front of Reliance Energy Divisional Office to demand a reduction in the power tariff in Mumbai. This comes after the Maharashtra government announced a reduction in power tariff in the rest of the state. Nirupam has said that...
  • Arvind Kejriwal should focus on governance, says Sanjay Nirupam 20-01-2014 02:32 PM

    AICC secretary Sanjay Nirupam on Monday sked Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to stop indulging in "drama" and concentrate on governance instead. Criticising the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader and his ministers for sitting on a dharna to demand suspension of police officials, Nirupam said Kejriwal is a Chief Minister...
  • Milind Deora demands white paper on power tariffs in Maharashtra 20-01-2014 07:41 AM

    Mumbai: Union Minister of State for Shipping Milind Deora on Sunday demanded a "white paper" on power tariffs in Maharashtra to study how subsidies are provided. "I feel that there has to be a white paper before discussing reduction of power tariffs in the state as it will help in...
  • Maharashtra Cabinet likely to discuss power tariff subsidy today 15-01-2014 09:00 AM

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra Cabinet is meeting on Wednesday and is likely to take up the proposal to cut power tariffs in Mumbai. This comes after Congress MPs Sanjay Nirupam and Priya Dutt held protests on Monday demanding slashing down of electricity bills for Mumbaikars. Backed by a crowd, the two...
  • Mumbai: Priya Dutt, Sanjay Nirupam lead protest for power tariff cut 13-01-2014 01:18 PM

    Mumbai: A protest is on in Mumbai, led by Congress MPs Sanjay Nirupam and Priya Dutt, seeking reduction in power tariffs in Mumbai. A crowd has already gathered outside Reliance's regional office in Kandivali and is raising slogans. The Congress has been demanding a tariff subsidy for Mumbaikars. Nirupam has...
  • AAP impact: Congress MPs to protest to seek cut in power tariffs in Mumbai 13-01-2014 08:43 AM

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Congress MPs Sanjay Nirupam and Priya Dutt are planning to hold a protest seeking reduction in power tarriffs in Mumbai on Monday. They are expected to lead a protest march to the Reliance Energy office in the Kandivali suburb of Mumbai demanding a tariff subsidy for Mumbaikars. Congress...
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  • Is Arvind Kejriwal's economic policy flawed? 01-01-2014 11:48 PM

    Even as Delhi's new Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal continues to impress the general populace by fulfiling his major poll promises of cheaper electricity and water, many are left wondering about the real figures and the subsidy that would burn a hole in the government coffers. ...
  • News 360: Maharashtra may follow Delhi, eyeing cut in power tariff 01-01-2014 10:51 PM

    Maharashtra Congress MP Sanjay Nirupam demanded a cut in power tariff and has also threatened to launch an agitation if a decision is not taken by the state government to provide subsidy. He questioned the state government and said, "If Delhi government can reduce the power tariff, then why can't...
  • Kejriwal in a hurry, announces audit of 3 power companies 01-01-2014 10:05 PM

    Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has kept his second freebie promise as he announced 50 per cent discount on power tariff on Tuesday. Kejriwal on Wednesday announced a full audit of power distribution companies. Following the measures taken by the Aam Aadmi Party government in Delhi, Congress MP Sanjay Nirupam...
  • AAP having an effect on other parties: Prashant Bhushan 01-01-2014 08:09 PM

    Aam Aadmi Party leader Prashant Bhushan said the party is already having an effect on other parties. He said, "AAP has already had an effect on other parties. The other parties had forgotten how to do fair politics. Now, they are learning from AAP the true meaning of politics." The...
  • Maharashtra: Will protest if power tariff is not cut, says Nirupam 01-01-2014 07:14 PM

    Mumbai: After demanding a cut in electricity tariff in Maharashtra, Congress leader Sanjay Nirupam on Wednesday threatened to launch an agitation if a decision is not taken by the state government to provide subsidy. He attacked his own government in Maharashtra saying, "If decision to provide subsidy is not taken...
  • Congress follows AAP, Nirupam seeks cut in Maharashtra power tariff 01-01-2014 03:18 PM

    New Delhi: The decision to slash the electricity prices in Delhi by Aam Aadmi Party government has led to a similar call by the ruling Congress in Maharashtra. Just a day after Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced the decision to slash power tariff by half in the city, Congress...
  • Defamation complaint: Congress MP Sanjay Nirupam put on trial 19-12-2013 11:31 PM

    New Delhi: Congress MP Sanjay Nirupam was on Thursday put on trial by a Delhi court on a criminal defamation complaint filed by BJP MP Smriti Irani for allegedly using derogatory and indecent language against her during a debate on a private news channel. Metropolitan Magistrate Jay Thareja framed notice...
  • HC issues notice to Smriti Irani on Sanjay Nirupam's plea 10-07-2013 05:38 PM

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to TV actress-turned-BJP MP Smriti Irani on a plea filed by Congress MP Sanjay Nirupam for quashing the summons issued by a trial court on a defamation suit filed against him by her. Irani had filed a complaint against Nirupam for...
  • Snapshot: Got a lot of free time, Mr Sanjay Nirupam? 02-07-2013 12:27 PM

    Mumbai: He clearly is young at heart. Congressman and MP, Sanjay Nirupam happily posed for the cameras sitting on rides meant for kids at actor Amit Tandon's three year old daughter's birthday party. ...
  • EC can disqualify Munde for spending Rs 8 crore on 2009 LS campaign 29-06-2013 07:19 PM

    Mumbai: The Election Commission (EC) is set to issue a notice to BJP leader Gopinath Munde after he admitted that he had spent Rs 8 crore on 2009 Lok Sabha election campaign. The leader could even be disqualified from contesting polls for three years. "When I contested my first elections...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 21-12-2012 11:59 PM

    Doctors say next 2-3 days crucial for the Delhi gangrape victim, taken off the ventilator. Sanjay Nirupam comment on Smriti Irani sparks new debate. ...
  • Nirupam sparks debate over politicians being sexist 21-12-2012 09:40 PM

    New Delhi: Even as waves of protests continue across the country over the brutal gangrape of 23-year-old paramedical student in New Delhi, Congress MP Sanjay Nirupam has added fuel to the raging debate by making derogatory remarks against Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and TV actress Smriti Irani on a...
  • BJP slams Nirupam's remarks about Irani, seeks apology 21-12-2012 03:49 PM

    New Delhi: Congress MP Sanjay Nirupam on Friday tweeted that his remarks against BJP leader Smriti Irani were being distorted and taken out of context. Nirupam, during a live TV debate, had lashed out at Irani, questioning her political sense, saying, "Char din hue hain aur aap rajnitik vishleshak bani...
  • Sena should have forgiven girls for FB post: Sanjay Nirupam 20-11-2012 09:37 PM

    Vadodara: Congress MP Sanjay Nirupam on Tuesday said Shiv Sena should have forgiven the two girls for posting a 'Facebook' comment questioning the shutdown of Mumbai for Bal Thackeray's funeral on Sunday. "Police took action against the girls after a complaint lodged by a Sena leader from Palghar in Thane...
  • North Indians are 'uninvited' in Mumbai: Sena 03-11-2011 02:54 PM

    Mumbai: Hitting out at Congress MP Sanjay Nirupam's remarks that North Indians can shutdown Mumbai, the Shiv Sena on Thursday said that Maharashtra had 'not invited' them to come and work here in the first place. "The North Indians were not invited to Mumbai. They came here to earn livelihood,...
  • Shiv Sena MLA to resign for taking on Nirupam 31-10-2011 09:13 AM

    Mumbai: Local Shiv Sena MLA Vinod Ghosalkar on Sunday said he was going to resign as legislator, to take on Congress MP Sanjay Nirupam. "As I am an MLA, I have some limitations. I cannot violate the constitutional oath. Therefore, I have decided to submit my resignation (as MLA) to...