Cleared projects worth Rs 1.5 lakh cr: Veerappa Moily

Environment Minister M Veerappa Moily today said he has cleared projects worth Rs 1.5 lakh crore since he took over the additional charge of the Ministry last month.

CNG price-hike: Autorickshaw drivers protest outside Moily`s residence

Autorickshaw drivers on Sunday held a protest outside the residence of Petroleum Minister M Veerappa Moily, demanding immediate rollback of the hike in CNG prices.

Veerappa Moily takes charge of Environment Ministry, vows speedy decisions

Petroleum Minister M Veerappa Moily on Tuesday took additional charge of the Environment and Forests Ministry.

Rahul Gandhi `ultimate leader`: Moily

Describing Rahul Gandhi as "the most competent and ultimate leader" in the country, Union Oil Minister Veerappa Moily on Sunday said the Congress vice-president is "fit to be the Prime Minister".

Arunachal organising `Vikas Rally`, Moily to attend

To highlight the programmes and achievements of the Arunachal Pradesh, a `Vikas Rally` will be organsied by the state government on November 16 at Indira Gandhi Park here.

Sports Ministry extending all assistance to Jwala: Jitendra

Sports Minister Jitendra Singh has responded to his senior colleague in the government, Veerappa Moily`s letter to him in connection with Jwala Gutta`s ongoing impasse with the BAI, saying that he will examine her case and see how he can extend support to her.

Veerappa Moily takes DTC bus to go for Cabinet meeting

Continuing with his fuel conservation drive, Oil Minister M Veerappa Moily today took a Delhi Transport Corp (DTC) bus to go for Cabinet meeting.

Moily`s `India not Russia` remark has spoilt PM`s Moscow visit: Yashwant Sinha

Describing Oil Minister Veerappa Moily`s Russia-related statement as very painful, Bharatiya Janata Party ( BJP) leader Yashwant Sinha on Saturday said the statement has single handedly spoilt Prime Minister Manmohan Singh`s upcoming visit to Moscow.

Moily gets education qualification relaxed for his peon

Union Minister Veerappa Moily preferred to retain a peon, who has been with him during previous postings, in his personal staff by getting a relaxation in his educational qualification from the Prime Minister.

Moily takes metro on Bus Day, ministry staff save 600 litres fuel

Petroleum Minister M Veerappa Moily took the metro to work as part of his ministry`s drive to promote fuel conservation and reduce India`s massive oil import bill.

GOM will address issues raised by Andhra leaders: Moily

The Group of Ministers (GOM) on Telangana will address all the issues raised by the people and political leaders of Andhra Pradesh, Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas Veerappa Moily said on Saturday.

Moily does not rule out poll pact between Cong, Jagan`s party

Senior Congress leader and Union Minister M Veerappa Moily today did not rule out possibility of an electoral alliance between his party and YSR Congress of YS Jaganmohan Reddy.

Cong to have no pre-poll alliance with Yeddyurappa

Congress will have no pre-poll alliance with B S Yeddyurappa`s Karnataka Janata Paksha (KJP), senior party leader Veerappa Moily said on Monday dismissing reports in this regard.

Veerappa Moily urged to arrange finance to restore Kedarnath temple

Union Culture Minister Chandresh Kumari Katoch on Sunday urged Petroleum Minister M Veerapa Moily to arrange finance for restoring the badly damaged Kedarnath temple in Uttarakhand.

BJP turning friendless after naming Modi as its leader: Veerappa Moily

Veerappa Moily claimed that BJP was turning to be a friendless party after it named Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, who lacked a pan-Indian acceptance, as Chairman of its national campaign committee.

Food security ordinance not for political benefit: Moily

The national food security ordinance is aimed at removing hunger and malnutrition and not to reap any political benefit out of it, union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister M Veerappa Moily said Friday.

CPI demands Moily`s resignation over gas price hike

CPI sought resignation of Petroleum Minister Veerappa Moily and probe into ministry`s proposal to hike natural gas prices, alleging it would subvert national interests and favour big corporate house.

Gurudas asks Moily to identify `vested interests`

CPI leader Gurudas Dasgupta on Thursday asked Petroleum Minister M Veerappa Moily to identify the "vested interests" whom he had alleged were influencing to stall decision-making in the oil sector.

Narayanasamy plays safe on Moily`s claims

Minister of State in PMO V.Narayanasamy avoided commenting on Oil Minister Dr. M. Veerappa Moily`s revelations about petroleum ministers being `threatened`.

After Moily`s remarks, Congress says no lobby behind Reddy`s exit

Congress sidestepped queries on M Veerappa Moily`s stunning remark that petroleum ministers are "threatened" by import lobbies.