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Beni Prasad Verma embarrasses Congress again


August 20th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Union Steel Minister Beni Prasad Verma, already drawing flack Monday for his remark about price-rise being "beneficial" for farmers, later in the day aggravated ... Read more...

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Facing flak over price-rise remark, Beni now bats for retail FDI (Second Lead)


August 20th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Yet drawing flak for his remark that he was "happy" with price-rise as it was beneficial for farmers, union Steel Minister Beni Prasad Verma ... Read more...

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It will be Rahul vs Modi in 2014: Beni Prasad Verma


August 20th, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 20 (IANS) It will be Rahul Gandhi versus Narendra Modi in the 2014 general elections, union Steel Minister Beni Prasad Verma claimed Monday."It's going to be Rahul ... Read more...

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Mulayam day-dreaming of becoming PM: Beni Prasad


August 20th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 20 (IANS) Union Steel Minister Beni Prasad Verma Monday attacked Samajwadi Party (SP) supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav's "prime ministerial ambitions", saying it would never happen.Speaking on the sidelines ... Read more...

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Minister says price rise helps farmers, draws flak (Lead)


August 20th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Union Steel Minister Beni Prasad Verma Monday stoked a controversy with his comment that he was "happy" with price rise as it was beneficial ... Read more...

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Tata Steel to pursue growth in Asia and Africa


July 23rd, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Tata Steel is turning to Asia and Africa for growth as its European operation would stay stressed from an steep decline in demand following the ... Read more...

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Verma seeks post-poll ties with BSP, Congress terms it personal view (Lead)


March 4th, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow/New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Creating a stir ahead of Tuesday's vote count in the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections, union Steel Minister Beni Prasad Verma Sunday said it was ... Read more...

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Congress should tie up with BSP: Beni Prasad Verma


March 4th, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 4 (IANS) Union Steel Minister Beni Prasad Verma Sunday said that it is better for the Congress to forge an alliance with the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) ... Read more...

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Not guilty of violating model code, Verma tells poll panel (Lead)


February 21st, 2012 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) Union Steel Minister Beni Prasad Verma has told the Election Commission he was not guilty of violating the model code of conduct as his comments ... Read more...

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Congress to reply to poll panel on Verma’s comments


February 20th, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) The Congress party Monday said it would reply to the Election Commission on Union Steel Minister Beni Prasad Verma's sub-quota comment within the stipulated time, ... Read more...

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Cold keeps voters indoors in UP (Second Lead)


February 8th, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 8 (IANS) Voting proceeded sluggishly in Uttar Pradesh Wednesday with the rain and cold keeping people away from polling booths in the state, where the first phase ... Read more...

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Slow start to UP elections (Lead)


February 8th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 8 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh elections got off to a slow start Wednesday with people reluctant to move out early morning due to the cold and incessant ... Read more...

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Another union minister booked in Uttar Pradesh


November 24th, 2011 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 23 (IANS) After first information reports (FIR) against two central ministers for allegedly punching and kicking a protestor at Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi's recent rally in ... Read more...

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I am not in race for chief ministership: Steel minister Beni Prasad


October 21st, 2011 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 21 (IANS) Congress leader and union Steel Minister Beni Prasad Verma here Friday claimed he would not be in the race for becoming chief minister of Uttar Pradesh ... Read more...

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Graft case: Virbhadra exempted from personal appearance


December 16th, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 16 (IANS) A special court here Thursday granted union Steel Minister Virbhadra Singh and his wife exemption from personal appearance in a corruption case.Appearing in the court of special ... Read more...

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Virbhadra to appear before court in graft case


November 26th, 2010 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Nov 26 (IANS) Union Steel Minister Virbhadra Singh and his wife Pratibha Singh would be appearing before a trial court Nov 30 in connection with a corruption case against them, ... Read more...

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Virbhadra Singh calls for harmony between corporate houses, displaced locals


October 29th, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 29 (ANI): Union Steel Minister Virbhadra Singh on Friday called for a harmonious relationship between corporate houses and displaced locals in setting up of mega projects like the POSCO ... Read more...

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Graft case: Shimla court summons Virbhadra Singh, wife (Lead)


October 23rd, 2010 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 23 (IANS) A local court Saturday asked union Steel Minister Virbhadra Singh to be present in court Nov 27 in a corruption case registered against him by the state's vigilance ... Read more...

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Corruption case: Virbhadra Singh asked to appear in court


October 23rd, 2010 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 23 (IANS) A local court Saturday asked union Steel Minister Virbhadra Singh to be present in court Nov 27 in a corruption case registered against him by the state's vigilance ... Read more...

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Virbhadra graft case: Verdict on CBI probe Friday


September 30th, 2010 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 30 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh High Court will Friday give its decision on union Steel Minister Virbhadra Singh's plea to transfer to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) a corruption ... Read more...

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Virbhadra case: Court puts off decision to shift probe to CBI


September 27th, 2010 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 27 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh High Court Monday reserved its order on the plea of Union Steel Minister Virbhadra Singh seeking transfer to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) of ... Read more...

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Court defers Virbhadra Singh’s plea in graft case


September 24th, 2010 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 24 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh High Court deferred till Monday the hearing of Union Steel Minister Virbhadra Singh's plea seeking that a corruption case against him be transferred to the ... Read more...

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Steel industry may grow by 120 million tonnes by 2012, says Virbhadra Singh


September 20th, 2010 - 9:36 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep. 20 (ANI): Union Steel Minister Virbhadra Singh has said that the country's steel industry would grow by 120 million tonnes by the end of 2012.Speaking at an industrial event ... Read more...

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Minister calls for higher steel production


September 20th, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Union Steel Minister Virbhadra Singh Monday expressed concern over the shortfall in steel production and called for developing innovative and energy- efficient processes to accelerate the sector's ... Read more...

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New mining bill to share profit with locals: Virbhadra Singh


September 18th, 2010 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 18 (ANI): Union Steel Minister Virbhadra Singh has said that a new Mining Bill would seek to share 26 per cent of miners profits with affected local people.A ... Read more...

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No chargesheet against Virbhadra Singh till Sep 24 (Lead)


September 17th, 2010 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 17 (IANS) Union Steel Minister Virbhadra Singh Friday got a reprieve till Sep 24 as the state government decided against filing a chargesheet against him in a graft case till ... Read more...

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Two more judges recuse themselves from Virbhadra case


September 17th, 2010 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 17 (IANS) Two more judges of the Himachal Pradesh High Court Friday recused themselves from hearing Union Steel Minister Virbhadra Singh's plea to transfer the alleged corruption case against ... Read more...

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Himachal judge recuses himself from Virbhadra case


September 16th, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 16 (IANS) Union Steel Minister Virbhadra Singh's petition seeking transfer of his alleged corruption case to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) could not make any headway Thursday as a ... Read more...

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Corruption case: Virbhadra Singh again moves high court


September 14th, 2010 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 14 (IANS) Union Steel Minister Virbhadra Singh Tuesday again moved the Himachal Pradesh High Court, seeking to transfer a corruption case against him and his wife to the Central ... Read more...

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No conspiracy against Virbhadra, asserts Dhumal


September 6th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 6 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal Monday said there is no political conspiracy against union Steel Minister Virbhadra Singh, against whom police slapped cases for corruption ... Read more...

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Corruption case: Virbhadra may move apex court


September 5th, 2010 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 5 (IANS) Union Steel Minister Virbhadra Singh said here Sunday that he may move the Supreme Court after the Himachal Pradesh High Court turned down his plea to transfer ... Read more...

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Court turns down Virbhadra’s plea to transfer case to CBI (Lead)


September 3rd, 2010 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 3 (IANS) In a setback to union Steel Minister Virbhadra Singh, the Himachal Pradesh High Court Friday turned down his petition seeking transfer of his case to the Central Bureau ... Read more...

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Tibetans-in-exile mark 50 years of Dalai Lama’s stay in India


April 30th, 2010 - 9:49 pm ICT by ANI
Dharmasala (Himachal Pradesh), Apr 30 (ANI): Tibetans-in-exile living in Himachal Pradesh are celebrating the 50th anniversary of their spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama's arrival in Dharmasala town.The 14th Dalai Lama arrived in ... Read more...

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Himachal Congress demands CBI probe against BJP MP


April 14th, 2010 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 13 (IANS) Congress legislators in Himachal Pradesh Tuesday submitted a memorandum to Governor Urmila Singh, demanding a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP ... Read more...

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Centre has no control over steel prices, says Virbhadra Singh


March 21st, 2010 - 10:35 pm ICT by ANI
Kullu (Himachal Pradesh), Mar 21(ANI): Union Steel Minister Virbhadra Singh on Sunday said that the Centre has no control over the pricing of steel as it is the market forces which ... Read more...

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