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Cauvery water dispute adds to Karnataka Congress’ woes (Karnataka Newsletter)


September 21st, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 21 (IANS) The flare-up in the dispute over sharing the water of the Cauvery river with Tamil Nadu is pushing the Congress in Karnataka on the backfoot as ... Read more...

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Cabinet reshuffle could take place soon


September 20th, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) With Trinamool Congress ministers expected to pull out of the government Friday, a cabinet reshuffle could take place over the next few days, Congress sources ... Read more...

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GDP growth will return to 9 percent: Moily


September 18th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) Power Minister Veerappa Moily Tuesday said that the country's GDP growth would soon return to 9 percent as the power sector is set to deliver a ... Read more...

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Andhra pays tributes to YSR on death anniversary


September 2nd, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 2 (IANS) Rich tributes were paid to late Andhra Pradesh chief minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy on his third death anniversary Sunday.His wife and YSR Congress party honorary president ... Read more...

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Task force to examine amending Electricity Act


August 29th, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) As a measure for reforms in the power sector, a task force will look into amending the Electricity Act, 2003, Power Minister Veerappa Moily announced ... Read more...

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Baba Ramdev using ‘loose language’, says Congress


August 14th, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Corporate Affairs Minister M. Veerappa Moily Tuesday accused Baba Ramdev of using "loose language" for the people in authority as the Congress said ... Read more...

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Centre and states agree to avert grid failure


August 6th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) The Power Ministry at a meeting with eight northern states Monday resolved to put in place necessary defence plans and protection systems to ensure integrated ... Read more...

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Power grid collapse will never happen again: Moily


August 1st, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Newly-appointed Power Minister M. Veerappa Moily Wednesday reassured the nation that a national transmission grid collapse of the kind seen earlier in the week would ... Read more...

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Equation with states to be simple, cordial: Shinde


August 1st, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) The equation between the central government and states should be simple and cordial, India's new Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde said Wednesday."I am ... Read more...

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Modi’s ‘hang me’ remark triggers Congress, BJP slug-fest (Lead)


July 26th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) A slug-fest broke out Thursday between the Congress and the BJP over Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's controversial "Hang me if I am guilty" ... Read more...

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Modi’s ‘hang me’ remark reprehensible, says Congress (Lead)


July 26th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Congress ministers Thursday slammed Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi for his remark "Hang me if I am guilty" with reference to the 2002 riots ... Read more...

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Modi’s ‘hang me’ remark reprehensible, says minister


July 26th, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Congress ministers Thursday slammed Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi for his remark "Hang me if I am guilty" with reference to the 2002 riots ... Read more...

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Ruling without caring for farmers great tragedy, says Moily


July 24th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 24 (IANS) With the Trinamool Congress and Samajwadi Party strongly opposing opening up of country's retail trade to FDI, Corporate Affairs Minister Veerappa Moily Tuesday said it ... Read more...

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Investment climate to be restored within two-three months: Moily


July 24th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 24 (IANS) At a time when investors' confidence in India is at an all-time low, the central government was confident that an investment climate would be restored ... Read more...

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Shinde likely to be new leader of Lok Sabha


July 17th, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) Union Power Minister Sushilkumar Shinde is likely to be the new Leader of the House in the Lok Sabha after Pranab Mukherjee was nominated ... Read more...

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India questions Obama views on economic reforms


July 16th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The government Monday questioned US President Barack Obama's perception of India's economic reality and asserted that policy making is a "sovereign" right of the ... Read more...

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15 years after Uphaar fire: Victims’ kin await justice


June 12th, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Even after 15 years of the Uphaar cinema fire, the families of the 59 people who died in the incident await justice.They say they ... Read more...

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NTPC begins work on power project in Karnataka


June 2nd, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 2 (IANS) State-run National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) Ltd Saturday commenced work on the first phase of the 4,000 megawatt super thermal power plant in Karnataka's Bijapur district.Union ... Read more...

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Karnataka urges PM for massive drought relief package


May 2nd, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) An all-party team from Karnataka led by Chief Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda Wednesday met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and sought immediate release of Rs.1,500 ... Read more...

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Sonia meets Karnataka sect leader, party workers


April 28th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 28 (IANS) Congress party president Sonia Gandhi, in a short trip to Karnataka Saturday, met drought-hit villagers, attended a 104-year-old religious leader's birthday celebrations and addressed party ... Read more...

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Kerala lashes out at Rawal remarks on firing from ship


April 21st, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, April 21 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Saturday lashed out at Additional Solicitor General Harin Rawal for his mark that the state government had no jurisdiction to ... Read more...

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Moily visits corporate affairs institute


April 5th, 2012 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, April 4 (IANS) The Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs (IICA) here would showcase India's knowledge infrastructure, Corporate Affairs Minister M. Veerappa Moily said during a visit Wednesday.Moily ... Read more...

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Government keen on passing new companies act


March 1st, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) Corporate Affairs Minister M. Veerappa Moily Thursday said the government was keen on getting the new companies act passed in parliament to help curb unfair ... Read more...

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Will not close down Kingfisher due to losses: Ajit Singh


February 29th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS) Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh Wednesday discounted the possibility of Kingfisher Airlines closing down due to its inability to raise fresh funds and mitigate losses."You ... Read more...

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National competition policy will lower prices: Minister


February 23rd, 2012 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 23 (IANS) A National Competition Policy will be ready by March 31 with several positive benefits for the country's economy, including lowering of food prices, says Corporate ... Read more...

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Government denies plans to curb poll panel (Roundup)


February 21st, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Stung by attacks from the opposition, the government Tuesday denied it planned to curb the Election Commission's powers to implement the model code of ... Read more...

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Role of independent directors of company will be clarified: Moily


February 7th, 2012 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 6 (IANS) Assuaging corporate and industry bodies following the arrest of several AMRI directors for a massive fire at the hospital, Corporate Affair Minister M. Veerappa Moily Monday ... Read more...

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CSR spending not mandatory under new companies bill: Moily


February 6th, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 6 (IANS) Expressing confidence that the new companies bill will be passed in parliament's budget session, Corporate Affair Minister Veerappa Moily Monday said the central government is not ... Read more...

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New competition policy can bring down prices: Moily (Lead)


February 6th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 6 (IANS) A proposed national competition policy, which is slated to get cabinet approval by next month, will help bring a financial revolution in the country and will ... Read more...

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‘New competition policy will bring down food prices’


February 6th, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 6 (IANS) Describing the proposed national competition policy as the second financial revolution, that would also bring down foodgrain prices, Corporate Affairs Minister M. Veerappa Moily Monday hoped ... Read more...

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2G verdict will have no impact on foreign investments: Moily


February 6th, 2012 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 6 (IANS) The Supreme Court judgment regarding cancellation of 2G licences will have no impact on the inflow of foreign investments in the country, Corporate Affairs Minister Veerappa ... Read more...

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Youth Festival kicks off in Mangalore Thursday


January 11th, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mangalore, Jan 11 (IANS) Hundreds of youth from across India have descended on this Karnataka coastal town along the Arabian Sea for 'Celebrating Diversity in Unity' at the National Youth ... Read more...

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BJP, Team Anna causing confusion on Lokpal bill: Moily


January 3rd, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 3 (IANS) Taking a dig at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Anna Hazare on the fiasco over the Lokpal Bill, Congress leader and union Corporate Affairs ... Read more...

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Moily hopeful of passing Companies Bill in budget session


January 3rd, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 3 (IANS) Amid political uncertainty over the Companies Bill which was withdrawn from parliament after being tabled in the Lok Sabha, Corporate Affairs Minister M. Veerappa Moily ... Read more...

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India proposes tough action against corporate fraud


December 19th, 2011 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) India will soon have a new regulation that would ensure stringent punishment for corporate fraud and make independent directors more accountable, Corporate Affairs Minister M. ... Read more...

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