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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.

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.

'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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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".

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

RIL to sell gas at current rate as govt defers price revision

Reliance Industries will continue to sell natural gas from its eastern offshore KG-D6 fields at the current rate until the next government decides on a revision in prices.

Modi an "untouchable" among NDA partners, says Moily

Launching an attack on BJP`s PM candidate, Congress leader M Veerappa Moily on Tuesday said Narendra Modi will not become the Prime Minister because he has become an "untouchable" for NDA partners.

Govt examining EC order to defer doubling of gas prices

EC had yesterday asked the government to defer notifying doubling of price of the fuel produced by companies such as Reliance Industries till general elections are completed.

Veerappa Moily launches veiled attack on Narendra Modi

Referring to infighting in BJP over denial of ticket to its senior leader Jaswant Singh, Congress leader Veerappa Moily on Monday launched a veiled attack on Narendra Modi, saying the saffron outfit wants to have a one-man party.

Election Commission asks Oil Ministry to defer new gas price

A new pricing regime was to be implemented from next month for all private and public sector natural gas producers under which rates were to rise to USD 8.3 next month from current USD 4.2 per million British thermal units.