V NARAYANASWAMY

  • No northsouth bias in Padma Awards: Narayanasamy January 28, 2013

    Tirunelveli: Government on Sunday rejected noted playback singer S Janaki's claim that artistes from south were generally neglected in Padma awards. "There is no bias towards any state in selecting the awardees. But she had stated she was not interested in receiving the award because south Indians were neglected. It...
  • President Poll: Narayanaswamy meets Pranab June 13, 2012

    New Delhi: In the backdrop of Trinamool Congress and SP countering Congress with three names for Presidential race, Minister of State in the PMO V Narayanaswamy met Pranab Mukherjee in New Delhi on Wednesday night. There was no official word from either Mukherjee or Narayanaswamy on what transpired at the nearly...
  • Kudankulam to be functional in 2 months: Centre April 7, 2012

    Madurai: The Centre on Saturday said it is confident of commissioning the first unit of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project to generate 1,000 MW of power in two months as 99 per cent of its works are over. Talking to reporters in Madurai, Union Minister of State in the PMO V...
  • The Last Word: Is the Govt's action against NGOs justified? March 2, 2012

    The Government has frozen accounts of four NGOs because they were diverting foreign funds to fuel the Kudankulam protest. ...
  • 'Kudankulam to be operational at the earliest' February 26, 2012

    Karaikal/Chennai: The Union Government will take steps to commission the stalled Kudankulam nuclear power plant "as early as possible", Union Minister of State in the PMO V Narayanasamy said on Sunday, adding it was incurring a loss of Rs 750 crore per month by lying idle. "In coordination with the Tamil...
  • Explain Sweden link, PMO writes to Nactivist February 25, 2012

    New Delhi: In fresh development in connection with the Kudankulam nuclear power plant controversy, Minister of State (PMO) V Narayanasamy has written to antinuclear activist Uday Kumar, asking him to explain his links to the Swedenfunded NGO called IDEA. Narayanasamy has said that foreign currency accounts of three NGOs spending money...
  • Pranab may brief media on 2G scam developments September 27, 2011

    New Delhi: Finance Minster Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday said that that he would not comment on the 2G note until he discussed it with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. The Finance Ministry note obtained through an RTI suggested that P Chidambaram, as finance minister, failed to prevent the 2G scam. The Finance...