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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Delhi government`s decision to order filing of an FIR against Petroleum Minister M Veerappa Moily, former minister Murli Deora and RIL chief Mukesh Ambani for alleged collusion to hike the prices of natural gas has invited sharp criticism from Samajwadi Party even as CPI`s Gurudas Dasgupta welcomed the move.
Jayanthi Natarajan tendered her resignation from the post of Minister of State for Environment and Forests on Saturday with Oil Minister M Veerappa Moily being handed over the additional charge of the Environment Ministry.
Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister M Veerappa Moily said the Congress Party`s victory in the recent by-polls in Karnataka`s Mandya is a clear indicator of the UPA returning to power at the Centre.