Steel Minister

  • BJP accuses Steel Minister of trying to bribe journalists 13-02-2014 04:41 PM

    Steel Minister Beni Prasad Verma and BJP members engaged in sparring on Thursday in Rajya Sabha after he was accused of trying to bribe journalists and people from his Lok Sabha constituency by giving gifts. Verma, however, justified it saying Rs 1.75 crore was spent on the National Steel Consumers...
  • Congress lost recent Assembly polls due to insiders: Beni Prasad Verma 03-01-2014 07:46 PM

    The Congress lost the recent Assembly elections in four states due to insiders, Union Steel Minister Beni Prasad Verma on Friday claimed. Talking to reporters in Kaiserganj here, Verma claimed that "insiders" played a role in his party's drubbing in the recent polls, and said soon an overhauling exercise would...
  • Steel Minister asks Jairam Ramesh to be 'pragmatic' 27-10-2010 07:06 PM

    New Delhi: Peeved at the appointment of “activists” in the forest panel for clearing Rs 54,000 crore steel project of Posco, Steel Minister Virbhadra Singh advised Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh to be “pragmatic". “The approach has to be pragmatic and not dogmatic. When there is an issue of development some...