Veerappa Moily

Parl panel quizzes FinMin officials on note ban impact

Parl panel quizzes FinMin officials on note ban impact

Members expressed concerns over demonetisation's impact on 'Brand India' as the country has now ceased to be the world's fastest growing major economy.

Nov 09, 2017, 17:12 PM IST
Rahul Gandhi may like to be Cong President through internal poll: Veerappa Moily

Rahul Gandhi may like to be Cong President through internal poll: Veerappa Moily

Senior Congress leader M Veerappa Moily on Friday said Rahul Gandhi would like to emerge as the party president through an internal election process, and hinted that he may assume the charge as early as next month.

Sep 15, 2017, 19:16 PM IST
If EVMs were fixed then Akalis would be in power in Punjab: Amarinder Singh

If EVMs were fixed then Akalis would be in power in Punjab: Amarinder Singh

Former Union minister M Veerappa Moily on Wednesday found himself isolated in the Congress over his remark that going back to ballot paper would be a regressive step.

Apr 12, 2017, 21:22 PM IST
Congress’ Veerappa Moily slams his party for joining chorus against EVMs, calls it "defeatist" mindset

Congress’ Veerappa Moily slams his party for joining chorus against EVMs, calls it "defeatist" mindset

Opposition parties, including Congress, have approached the Election Commission expressing their "complete loss of faith" in EVMs.

Apr 12, 2017, 09:44 AM IST

Congress, BJP spar over Adityanath's elevation

 As Hindutva hardliner Yogi Adityanath was set to assume the reins of UP, Congress leader Veerappa Moily called it the "biggest assault" on secularism, but the party's official reaction was tempered with caution as it said it will act as "watchdog of people's interest".

Mar 18, 2017, 22:52 PM IST
Demonetisation talks with government began in early 2016: RBI Governor Urjit Patel

Demonetisation talks with government began in early 2016: RBI Governor Urjit Patel

Urjit Patel met a parliamentary panel on finance Wednesday to answer questions about the country`s recent move to abolish 500 and 1,000 rupees notes.

Jan 18, 2017, 17:47 PM IST

Assembly Elections 2016: We pose greatest sense of resilience to bounce back, says Congress

With few voices inside the Congress pitching for a major change in the party in the wake of the disappointing results in the Assembly polls in four states, senior leader Veerappa Moily on Saturday said that the grand old party has the greatest sense of resilience to bounce back.

May 21, 2016, 09:43 AM IST

Moily defends filing second affidavit in Ishrat case

Former Law Minister Veerappa Moily today justified the UPA Government's decision to file a second affidavit in the Ishrat Jahan case.

Mar 03, 2016, 16:04 PM IST

'Target non-TDS income group, cash economy to widen tax base'

To widen the tax base, a Parliamentary panel on Thursday asked the government to use its resources with "strict vigil" over non-TDS income group and which are lying above Rs 5 lakh annual income bracket.

Dec 03, 2015, 19:13 PM IST

Govt did not apply its mind on land bill and GST, says Moily

Congress leader Veerappa Moily on Wednesday attacked the NDA government for bringing series of ordinances to amend the Land Acquisition Act, 2013 saying the current dispensation showed lack of application of mind on this key issue.

Jul 29, 2015, 14:23 PM IST

Lok Sabha adjourned till noon over Lalit Gate uproar

The Lok Sabha has been adjourned till noon amid massive opposition uproar over the Lalit Modi controversy.

Jul 22, 2015, 11:26 AM IST

Lalit Modi row: Congress moves adjournment motion in LS

Congress leaders Mallikarjun Kharge and Veerappa Moily on Wednesday moved an adjournment motion in the Lok Sabha over the Lalit Modi issue.

Jul 22, 2015, 11:20 AM IST

Moily criticises PM Modi's foreign visits

 Criticising Narendra Modi's foreign visits, senior Congress leader Veerappa Moily on Wednesday said the Prime Minister was not aware of the issues faced by the people back home.

May 20, 2015, 23:15 PM IST

There are "101 counts" on which GST bill should be sent to Parl panel: Moily

Congress leader Veerappa Moily Tuesday said the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill was "revolutionary" but insisted there are "101 counts" on which it should be sent to Parliamentary Standing Committee for wider consultations of some of its provisions.

May 05, 2015, 22:51 PM IST

Moily flays retrospective tax introduced by UPA govt

Congress leader Veerappa Moily on Tuesday criticised the retrospective tax introduced by the former UPA government in which he was a minister, saying it was a "failure" which cost the country "heavily".

May 05, 2015, 19:10 PM IST

Don't abandon Dirext Taxes Code: Parl panel to Govt

Asking the government not to abandon the Direct Taxes Code (DTC), a Parliamentary panel on Friday said this new law needs to be enacted to replace the existing Income Tax Act, which it said was "very cumbersome" and prone to avoidable litigation.

Apr 24, 2015, 19:18 PM IST

No interference from Sonia, Rahul: Congress leaders

Congress president Sonia Gandhi and vice president Rahul Gandhi did not interfere with the working of ministers, Congress leaders said Friday after former minister Jayanthi Natarajan quit the party.

Jan 30, 2015, 15:01 PM IST

Gas price: ACB can prosecute RIL, Moily, Deora, Delhi govt tells HC

The Delhi High Court was Thursday informed by the city government that its Anti-Corruption Branch has the power to probe the case against RIL and former UPA ministers Veerappa Moily and Murli Deora relating to alleged irregularities in raising price of gas from the company's KG6 basin.

Oct 16, 2014, 19:56 PM IST

Word 'Hindu' never existed in Vedas, Upanishads; Muslims invented it: Veerappa Moily

Former union minister and Congress leader Veerappa Moily has triggered a fresh controversy through his recent remark that the word 'Hindu' was introduced by Muslims in the medieval age and that it has no mention in the ancient scriptures like Vedas and Upanishads.

Sep 22, 2014, 21:08 PM IST

Newspaper body takes exception to Moily`s Wage Board remark

The Confederation of Newspaper and News Agency Employees` Organisations on Thursday took exception to reported remarks of outgoing Union Minister Veerappa Moily that government`s approval of Majithia wage board recommendations was an instance of mismanagement by it.

May 22, 2014, 22:45 PM IST