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High-level committee to probe Bhilai plant leakage: Union Steel Minister

Last Updated: Saturday, June 14, 2014, 02:49

Union Steel Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Friday announced that a high-level committee will be constituted to probe into the leakage of toxic gas at SAIL`s Bhilai Plant in Chhattisgarh.

Death toll in Bhilai Steel Plant gas leak rises to 7; PM expresses grief

Last Updated: Friday, June 13, 2014, 09:12

The death toll in the Sail Bhilai Steel Plant gas leak incident rose to seven on Friday, after the recovery of body of a contractor.

New Steel Minister okays wage revision in SAIL, 85K to benefit

Last Updated: Thursday, June 12, 2014, 17:18

Steel Minister Narendra Singh Tomar approved a 17 percent hike in basic and dearness allowances and 6 percent rise in perks for the company's non-executive employees.

PIL against Virbhadra Singh on corruption charges

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 20, 2013, 16:25

A petition was filed in the Delhi High Court on Wednesday seeking a CBI probe against Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh for corruption he allegedly indulged in when he was the central steel minister.

SAIL to invest Rs 1.5 lkh-cr to up capacity to 50 mt by 2025

Last Updated: Friday, September 20, 2013, 21:40

"SAIL has formulated its vision document. We intend to ramp up our capacity to 50 mtpa by 2025.

SAIL adopts four-pronged strategy to save Rs 5,000 cr in 3 yrs

Last Updated: Thursday, September 12, 2013, 18:42

Steel Authority of India (SAIL) has adopted a four-pronged cost optimisation strategy aimed at saving Rs 5,000 crore in next three years as it battles the dual challenge of high production cost and lower realisation.

Lower price, outdated technology hit SAIL's profit: Verma

Last Updated: Thursday, August 29, 2013, 17:22

Sharp decline in steel prices, high operation cost and old and outdated technology are the primary reasons for lower profit of SAIL, Steel Minister Beni Prasad Verma said Thursday.

Recession, business concerns behind Arcelor, Posco exit: Beni

Last Updated: Sunday, August 04, 2013, 16:27

Recession in the global steel market coupled with "business concerns" may have driven steel giants ArcelorMittal and Posco to resort to scrapping their Indian projects worth USD 18 billion, Steel Minister Beni Prasad Verma said Sunday, breaking silence on their pullout.

Beni Prasad Verma to quit Congress?

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 19, 2013, 13:48

Beni Prasad Verma skipped Congress Parliamentary Party meet on Tuesday, fuelling speculation as to whether he is planning to quit grand old party.

Beni Prasad Verma flip-flop on Afzal`s execution

Last Updated: Friday, December 14, 2012, 00:42

Beni Prasad Verma created a controversy with his flip-flop on Afzal Guru, who has been sentenced to death for Parliament attack.

Steel Minister asks Mecon to improve performance

Last Updated: Monday, October 15, 2012, 20:36

Mecon had clocked Rs 643 crore turnover during the entire 2011-12 fiscal and it targets Rs 650 crore turnover in the current fiscal.

SteelMin asks cos to join hands with overseas partners

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 10, 2012, 20:10

The Steel Minister said steel making capacity in the country has increased from 66 million tonnes in 2009 to about 90 million tonnes in 2012.