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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Veerappa Moily slams Arvind Kejriwal govt over FIR order; Gurudas hails move

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.

Idea of `Ram Rajya` remains in dreams: President

President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday said the idea of `Ram Rajya` remains in dreams and aspirations of the country.

Sexual harassment allegation against ex-SC judge serious: Moily

Allegation against former Supreme Court judge, who is currently heading a tribunal, was on Saturday described as "serious" by a senior Union Minister.

Jayanthi Natarajan quits from Cabinet as Environment Minister, to work for party

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 ministers meet PM demanding `justice` for Seemandhra

A section of Union ministers from Andhra Pradesh on Monday met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to convey concerns arising out of bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh and demanded justice for Seemandhra people.

KM Birla case: India not under "Aurangzeb`s rule" but under rule of law, says Moily

Moily said India is not under "Aurangzeb`s rule" but under rule of law, where action has to be taken based on cogent evidence, not just on mere perception.

Government to approach SC for `correction` of Aadhaar order

A day after Supreme Court observed that Aadhaar card was not mandatory for availing of government services, the government plans to approach the court for a "correction".

Sonia lays foundation stone of refinery complex in Rajasthan

UPA Chairperson and Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Sunday laid the foundation stone of Rs 37,230-crore refinery and petrochemical complex here.

Karnataka by-poll result indicative of UPA III after 2014 polls: Moily

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.