M Veerappa Moily

Rahul Gandhi may take charge as Cong president soon, hints Moily

Rahul Gandhi may take charge as Cong president soon, hints Moily

Asked if Rahul would take over the mantle next month, Moily said, "Possibly yes". He added that Rahul's elevation would be a game-changer for the party.

Sep 15, 2017, 20:38 PM IST

Coal scam: 'Innocent' Manmohan Singh will reply to summons, says Moily

Congress leader M. Veerappa Moily on Wednesday said an innocent former prime minister Manmohan Singh will give a reply to the summons issued to him in connection with the coal blocks allocation scam.

Mar 11, 2015, 13:17 PM IST

Bill to repeal 90 Amendment Acts gets LS nod

Amid opposition by Congress and CPI-M, Lok Sabha on Monday passed a bill to repeal 90 Amendment Acts which have become redundant.

Dec 08, 2014, 17:14 PM IST

Why govt did not ask CBI chief to go on leave, asks Moily

Former Law Minister and Congress leader M Veerappa Moily on Wednesday questioned the government as to why it did not ask CBI chief Ranjit Sinha to go on leave after the Supreme Court asked him to keep off the probe into the 2G scam.

Nov 26, 2014, 19:00 PM IST

Delhi anti-graft agency says Reliance gas probe valid

The anti-graft wing of the Delhi government has filed an affidavit in the high court saying it has jurisdiction to lodge a report against Reliance Industries and former petroleum minister M Veerappa Moily, among others, in the gas pricing issue.

Aug 10, 2014, 00:47 AM IST

Moily questions govt`s decision to sack Kamla Beniwal

Questioning the sacking of Mizoram Governor Kamla Beniwal, former Union Minister M Veerappa Moily on Thursday asked what impropriety had she committed in the northeastern state to warrant a dismissal without a notice.

Aug 07, 2014, 18:39 PM IST

Manmohan Singh not answerable for appointment of judges: Moily

Senior Congress leader M Veerappa Moily said that former prime minister Manmohan Singh is not answerable for the appointment of judges.

Jul 22, 2014, 15:47 PM IST

Moily accuses government of `confrontation` with judiciary

Former union law minister M Veerappa Moily accused the NDA government of being in "confrontation" with the judiciary.

Jul 02, 2014, 15:27 PM IST

Lok Sabha sets record as 510 members take oath on a single day

The 16th Lok Sabha got off to a speedy start Thursday creating a record of sorts with 510 of the 539 members, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi and top leaders taking oath on a single day.

Jun 05, 2014, 15:50 PM IST

Cong should get post of Leader of Opposition in LS: Moily

Congress should get the post of the Leader of the Opposition in the Lok Sabha in spite of it not having the requisite numbers, former Law Minister M Veerappa Moily said today.

May 21, 2014, 20:27 PM IST

No coercive steps on gas pricing FIR: HC

The Delhi High Court on Friday restrained the city government's Anti Corruption Branch (ACB) from taking any coercive action against Oil Minister M Veerappa Moily, Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani and others named in an FIR over alleged irregularities in raising gas prices.

May 09, 2014, 21:15 PM IST

Moily attacks Dasgupta for malicious campaign on gas price

In his sharpest attack on critics of the gas price hike decision, Oil Minister M Veerappa Moily on Thursday accused CPI leader Gurudas Dasgupta and his "accomplices" in the petroleum ministry of carrying out a malicious campaign for vested interests.

May 01, 2014, 23:13 PM IST

Gurudas accuses Moily of defying EC directive on gas pricing

CPI leader Gurudas Dasgupta Wednesday accused Petroleum Minister M Veerappa Moily of "openly defying" Election Commission directive and Cabinet decision by allegedly ordering notification of doubling of gas prices with retrospective effect to benefit Reliance.

Apr 30, 2014, 14:31 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal`s FIR against Moily on gas price against federal structure: SG

The decision of the AAP government in Delhi filing an FIR against Petroleum Minister M Veerappa Moily on the gas pricing issue is against the principles of federalism, a senior law officer has said but cautioned against any action by the Lt Governor on it.

Apr 05, 2014, 20:21 PM IST

Kumaraswamy changes complexion of battle against Moily

Carrying the tag of a "migratory bird", former Chief Minister and state JDS chief H D Kumaraswamy has taken a gamble on a new turf ranging himself against Union Minister M Veerappa Moily from Chikkaballapur Lok Sabha constituency, making it a tight race.

Apr 01, 2014, 13:07 PM IST

Bigwigs enter fray in Karnataka

Mallikarjuna Kharge and M Veerappa Moily and DV Sadananda Gowda and N Dharam Singh jumped into fray as filing of nominations for April 17 Lok Sabha polls in Karnataka gathered momentum on Thursday.

Mar 21, 2014, 00:31 AM IST

Moily cancels events after poll announcement

Moily was to inaugurate the nation's first strategic oil storage at Mangalore, which was built to insulate the country from supply disruptions.

Mar 05, 2014, 21:17 PM IST

Moily defends nod for GM field trials for food crops

This nod will pave the way for GM field trials for rice, wheat, maize and cotton.

Mar 05, 2014, 15:52 PM IST

Moily seeks extension for ONGC chief sans CVC clearance

Vasudeva, who turned 60 yesterday, is due to superannuate on Friday.

Feb 26, 2014, 20:44 PM IST

Sarraf new ONGC chief, Moily proposal for Vasudeva cast aside

The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) approved appointment of Sarraf, who at present is Managing Director of ONGC's overseas arm, ONGC Videsh Ltd.

Feb 26, 2014, 19:43 PM IST