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  • Discussion on euthanasia extremely essential, says Veerappa Moily July 17, 2014

    The debate on passive euthanasia has been reignited after the Supreme Court issued a notice to all states on a plea for legalising euthanasia. The petition, filed by NGO Common Cause, says a person declared medically vegetative should be allowed to sign away his right to live by withdrawing artificial...
  • BJP government failed to deliver its poll promises: Veerappa Moily July 7, 2014

    Former Union minister Veerappa Moily on Monday said that the main issue is not about letting the house function, but rising inflation. In an interview to CNN-IBN, Moily said, "BJP government came to power on promise of tackling inflation, governance and removal of corruption but it has failed to deliver...
  • Modi must remember India is a Parliamentary democracy: Moily May 17, 2014

    This is what ex-Oil Minister Veerappa Moily said when we asked what advice he would like to give Narendra Modi, India's PM-in-waiting. ...
  • Congress needs to learn a lesson from this defeat: Veerappa Moily May 16, 2014

    Senior Congress leader M Veerappa Moily said that the party needs to learn a lesson from this defeat. In an interview to IBN18 Editor-in-Chief Rajdeep Sardesai Moily also said that they have always been proud of the leadershp in the Congress party. ...
  • Kejriwal's charges on gas price hike are baseless: Veerappa Moily March 24, 2014

    With the Model Code of Conduct in force, the Election Commission on Monday sought details from the Centre regarding gas price hikes. The EC asked whether the Petroleum Ministry wanted permission to fix prices or would notify terms and conditions for it. The EC notice comes after the Aam Aadmi...
  • News 360: Congress renominates Pawan Bansal from Chandigarh for LS polls March 13, 2014

    The Congress on Thursday came out with its second list of candidates for the Lok Sabha elections. Of the 71 candidates named in the new list, the Congress has given tickets to 'tainted' leaders like former Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal, Veerappa Moily and Subodh Kant Sahay. ...
  • 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. ...
  • 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 top-earner, bought by Royal Challengers Bangalore for a whopping Rs. 14 crore. ...
  • 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 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. ...
  • FTP: Oil minister Moily travels by metro: Should more VIPs use public transport? October 9, 2013

    Delhi Metro has a VIP commuter now as Petroleum Minister Veerappa Moily has started his drive to save fuel by commuting through metro to work. Petroleum Minister Veerappa Moily took the metro to the ministry on Wednesday. He plans to do so every Wednesday and he has also adviced his...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai September 2, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Is the government running out of options to control the oil pool deficit? September 2, 2013

    In an attempt to cut oil consumption, the Oil Ministry had on Sunday proposed petrol pumps to be open from 8 am to 8 pm. However, Oil Minister Veerappa Moily took a U-turn on Monday and denied any such proposal after facing criticism from the Opposition and the public. ...
  • The Last Word: What are sensible and silly ways of conserving fuel? September 2, 2013

    In an attempt to cut fuel consumption, the Petroleum Ministry has proposed petrol pumps to be open from 8 am to 8 pm only. Oil Minister Veerappa Moily had earlier written a letter to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Finance Minister P Chidambaram suggesting further hike on fuel prices. ...
  • News 360: No plan to restrict petrol pump timings, says Veerappa Moily September 2, 2013

    Petroleum Minister Veerappa Moily does a U-turn on the suggestion of keeping petrol pumps shut from 8 pm to 8 am. Speaking to IBN18 Editor-in-Chief Rajdeep Sardesai, Moily said there has been no such proposal. ...
  • SP condemns Oil Ministry proposal to restrict petrol pump timings September 2, 2013

    Samajwadi Party leader Naresh Agarwal has condemned the Oil Ministry proposals to restrict petrol pump timings. He said, "If the people need petrol, they will end up buying it during the day time. But this is not a solution and the government should talk to everyone and come up with...
  • Karnataka polls: People want change from BJP, says Moily May 5, 2013

    Having undergone the nightmare of bad governance, non-development and anti-social justice programme, people in Karnataka are looking for a change from the BJP government and the only alternative is Congress, said Congress leader and Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Veerappa Moily. "The Congress will emerge with a clean mandate for...
  • No question of rollback of diesel price decision: Veerappa Moily January 19, 2013

    It appears that partial deregulation of diesel is here to stay, and Oil Minister Veerappa Moily has ruled out the possibility of a rollback in diesel prices. ...
  • Oil companies, not govt, suspended LPG price hike: Moily November 3, 2012

    After the government put on hold the Rs 26.50 hike on non-subsidised LPG cylinders, Petroleum Minister Veerappa Moily said it was the oil companies' decision and not the ministry's, as had been reported. The minister further added that the public sector oil firms will take a call on raising the cap...
  • Was the Oil Ministry arm-twisted by RIL? November 3, 2012

    Oil Minister M Veerappa Moily has said that it's a matter between the Ministry and RIL, and law would take its course. ...
  • Moily defends diesel price hike, says money has to be generated September 18, 2012

    Power Minister Veerappa Moily has ruled out a rollback citing the compulsion of rising crude prices. ...
  • No repeat of blackout, says Veerappa Moily August 1, 2012

    Commenting on the recent grid collapse, Power Minister Veerappa Moily said that there is no compromise on the power code. ...
  • Shinde for Home and PC for Finance: Right men for the right job? July 31, 2012

    Sushil Kumar Shinde is elevated as Home Minister while P Chidambaram comes back as Finance Minister. ...
  • News 360: 3 grids collapse, leave 60 cr people powerless July 31, 2012

    Three power lifelines - the north, eastern and north-eastern grids - collapse leaving almost half of India without power. ...
  • Power situation is grim in the country: Veerappa Moily July 31, 2012

    Veerappa Moily spoke on how he plans to tackle the power crisis. And embarrassingly for him, there was a power cut during the interview. ...
  • Maruti incident an isolated, sporadic one: Veerappa Moily July 24, 2012

    The government seems to be trying to play down the Maruti unrest. ...
  • UPA serious about curbing black money: Veerappa Moily July 11, 2012

    After a Cobrapost-IBN Network sting showed prominent filmmakers discussing black money in Bollywood, Corporate Affairs Minister Veerappa Moily reiterated that the government was serious about curbing the menace of black money. ...