Verappa Moily

  • Did good work in Delhi, Centre can't blame us for power crisis: Congress June 10, 2014

    Congress leader Verappa Moily slammed Power Minister Piyush Goyal saying that the Congress government can not be blamed for the power crisis in Delhi. Goyal had said that Delhi had to suffer because of a lack of a decision making capacity by the Sheila Dikshit government in Delhi. ...
  • Moily planning to give oil field to Essar cheaply: AAP alleges April 16, 2014

    Firing a fresh salvo against the UPA government, Aam Aadmi Party on Wednesday alleged that Union Oil and Petroleum Minister Verappa Moily is planning to give an oil field off Bombay High to the Essar Group at dirt-cheap price. Party leader Prashant Bhushan said this move will result in the government...
  • The Last Word: Is Kejriwal's charge in gas pricing wrong? February 12, 2014

    The Anti-Corruption 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...
  • 'Gas deal a mega scam, favours Ambani's RIL' May 24, 2013

    New Delhi: CPI MP Gurudas Dasgupta has asked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to intervene in a gas deal that he says deliberately favours Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Industries Limited (RIL). Dasgputa also called for Oil Minister Veerappa Moily to step down for favouring RIL. He said if RIL's sale price of gas...
  • Cong will amend BJP's misrule in Karnataka: Moily May 14, 2013

    New York: Karnataka will be re-emerge as an IT superpower and will make India proud, Union Petroleum Minister Veerappa Moily has said as he accused the previous BJP govt of damaging the state's image as an investment destination. Moily, who had served as the Chief Minister of Karnataka between 1992...
  • Digvijay Singh defends diesel price decontrol January 19, 2013

    New Delhi: The government had no alternative but to decontrol the diesel prices as the country can "ill-afford" the economic crisis several European nations are going through, Congress leader Digvijay Singh said on Saturday. "In the wake of burgeoning oil subsidy, the government was forced to go in for the...
  • Opposition trains gun on Govt over CVC mess March 3, 2011

    New Delhi: After the Supreme Court quashed the appointment of CVC PJ Thomas on Thursday, the Opposition said it is vindicated and wants to know why Thomas was appointed. The Government, which tried and failed in getting PJ Thomas to resign after the case came up, is now focused on trying...
  • SC hasn't slammed PM on CVC Thomas: Moily March 3, 2011

    Union Law Minister Verappa Moily speaks to CNN-IBN on Supreme Court's judgement on CVC PJ Thomas. ...
  • CNN-IBN exclusive: Moily on judges' assets bill controversy August 27, 2009

    CNN-IBN exclusive interview with Law Minister Verappa Moily on the controversial judges assets bill. ...
  • Winning Delhi is like winning India: Veerappa Moily December 9, 2008

    New Delhi: "Winning Delhi is like winning India", a beaming Congress spokesperson Veerappa Moily said on Monday after the ruling party won assembly elections in the national capital for the third straight time. The Lok Sabha polls are slated before May next year. Moily said the Congress went to the elections...
  • Final quota report by September 15 August 29, 2006

    New Delhi: The Oversight Committee, which is preparing a plan to implement 27 per cent reservation for Other Backward Classes (OBCs) in government-aided educational institutes, will give its report by September 15. “I think the report will be given by September 15,” said former Karnataka chief minister and committee chief Veerappa...