Surprised to find that the Central government had slapped an additional penalty of USD 579 million on Reliance Industries for producing less than targeted natural gas from its KG-D6 block, Aam Aadmi Party convenor Arvind Kejriwal on Monday raised doubts on what made Modi government take such a step.
Anil Ambani-led Reliance Infrastructure today justified in the Bombay High Court its decision to charge fares in the range of Rs 10-40 for various destinations for the Mumbai Metro route connecting Versova and Andheri in the west to Ghatkopar in the East.
Maharashtra`s biggest power discom MSEDCL on Sunday said that it has had to effect two to five hours of `load shedding` across the state today owing to technical issues at some private sector generating stations and a dip in supply from the central grid.
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.
A day after former Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal trained his guns on Bharatiya Janata Party`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, the AAP leader will shoot off a letter to Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday, asking him to break his silence on the gas pricing issue involving Reliance chairman Mukesh Ambani.
The Samajwadi Party on Tuesday attacked the Arvind Kejriwal-led Delhi government for registering FIRs against union ministers and industrialists, saying this was a "drama" staged by people like him to hide their inefficiency and attain "political martyrdom".
UB group chairman Vijay Mallya on Tuesday said that Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal was pursuing "unconventional methods" to attain his objectives while asserting that there should be no "witch-hunt" against industrialists.
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.
BJP on Wednesday asked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to come clear on India Against Corruption`s charge about his government`s ties with Reliance and the reasons behind S Jaipal Reddy`s removal from the Petroleum Ministry.