Congress faction throws weight behind Rahul Gandhi, ridicules Priyanka

Right after a faction of the Congress party demanded that Priyanka Gandhi should get a bigger role in the party, another section of partymen in Allahabad put up posters demanding more powers for Rahul Gandhi.

Target Sonia, her advisers: VVIP chopper deal middleman told AgustaWestland

The alleged middleman involved in the VVIP chopper deal, Christian Michel, had reportedly asked his Indian contact to target UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi and her close advisers to bag the deal.

VVIP chopper scam: `Middleman told AgustaWestland to target Sonia Gandhi, advisers`

One of the alleged middlemen in the VVIP chopper scam had asked a contact in India to target UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and the then NSA MK Narayanan to bag the deal, according to a document submitted in Italian court.

Laxity detected in construction of roads in Amethi: Oscar Fernandes

Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Oscar Fernandes said gross laxity had been detected in construction of roads in Amethi and action would be taken against the guilty after an inquiry.

Rahul is Cong candidate for Prime Ministership: Fernandes

Union Minister Oscar Fernandes on Thursday said Rahul Gandhi is Congress candidate for Prime Ministership even as suspense remains on whether the party will formally anoint him as PM nominee for the Lok Sabha polls.

Oscar Fernandes gets additional charge of Labour Ministry

Union Minister Oscar Fernandes was given the additional charge of Ministry of Labour and Employment following the death of Sis Ram Ola.

Oscar Fernandes given charge of Labour and Employment ministry

Union Minister Oscar Fernandes was given the additional charge of Ministry of Labour and Employment following the death of Sis Ram Ola.

Cyclone Phailin: Fernandes asks NHAI to take action to keep highways traffic worthy

In wake of cyclone Phailin, Oscar Fernandes directed regional officers of National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) in Odisha, Andhra Pradesh and West Bengal to counter damages to national highways

Congress leaders project Rahul Gandhi as party`s consensus leader

Soon after Union Minister for Transport Road and Highways Oscar Fernandes ` praise of Rahul Gandhi, External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid on Saturday said Rahul Gandhi is the party`s "consensus leader" and there was no confusion in Congress on its Prime Ministerial candidate.

Govt mulls setting up agency for road safety management

Road Minister Oscar Fernandes Monday said his ministry is mulling setting up a separate body for road safety and traffic management.

We’ll ensure that price rise doesn’t hit the poor: Fernandes

Inflation hits the poor hardest and they are at the receiving end of soaring food prices. We can’t control price rise in general. But, we will ensure that the poor get food grains at a subsidised rate.

A rural setup needed to combat inflation: Oscar Fernandes

Ashutosh Rana took on Union Cabinet Minister for Transport, Road and Highways and talked about the contemporary inflationary phase in our country and the reasons behind it on Bharat Bhagya Vidhata`s show — Nishaane Pe. Fernandes, a vital cog in the UPA II government, talked about the possible strategies and schemes employed by Centre to counter inflation.

Oscar Fernandes - Fact File

Oscar Fernandes is an Indian politician, a senior leader of the Indian National Congress party.

Repair of Uttarakhand roads to be completed by Sept 30: Oscar

A majority of roads and bridges damaged by the flash floods in Uttarakhand would be repaired by September 30, Road Minister Oscar Fernandes said on Wednesday.

Uttarakhand roads will be restored by October: Oscar Fernandes

Damaged roads in flood-hit Uttarakhand would be fully restored by October this year for which Rs 1,000 crore had been sanctioned from the PM`s relief fund, Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Oscar Fernandes said

Oscar takes charge of Road Transport and Highways Ministry

Oscar Fernandes on Tuesday took charge as Minister of Road Transport and Highways.

Sonia`s trusted aide Oscar makes comeback to govt

Known as a man for all seasons Oscar Fernandes has handled tricky negotiations with north-east rebels, government and party matters with equal ease.

Karnataka Assembly polls 2013: Oscar denies being in CM’s race

Calling Congress` method of distributing poll tickets in the Karnataka Assembly polls as fool-proof, AICC general secretary Oscar Fernandes clarified that no one could `sell` tickets in state.

WCD Min draws par panel flak for under-utilisation of funds

A Parliamentary panel has criticised the Women and Child Development Ministry for under- utilisation of funds allotted to its various schemes.

Oscar Fernandes justifies deferment on Telangana issue

Senior Congress leader Oscar Fernandes on Monday justified the deferment by Congress and the government a decision on Telangana statehood issue saying it is "sensitive" and all stakeholders need to be consulted.