Murugesh Nirani

Nirani, Shettar ask steel firms for medical oxygen

Nirani said he will hold talks with Health Minister Dr K Sudhakar to find out the exact quantity of oxygen needed.

published on : 22nd April 2021

No more oxygen shortage in Karnataka

Nirani convened a meeting with representatives of several steel companies which produce liquefied oxygen for use in their plants. 

published on : 21st April 2021

Resign from BJP to criticise party: Nirani to ‘rebel’ Yatnal

Speaking to the media here on Saturday, he said, “If there is any useless politician in the state, that is none other than Yatnal.

published on : 4th April 2021

Nirani: All for lifting ban on iron ore exports, as it can increase revenue

Karnataka is the ultimate loser.

published on : 31st March 2021

Murugesh Nirani has big plans for mining sector

Central GPS, mining investors’ meet, PPP model for exploration on anvil  

published on : 31st March 2021

Will it be gold rush again in Karnataka after Mines Act modification?  

Mining experts, who demand further exploration of gold, call for feasibility studies and getting statutory clearances to restart mines.

published on : 29th March 2021

Post blast, mines dept to see rejig: Murugesh Nirani

The mines and geology department will shortly see a major reshuffle, sources in minister Murugesh Nirani’s office.

published on : 25th February 2021

Quarries operate illegally by paying bribes to officials, local politicians

Action will be taken against illegal hoarders of explosives: Nirani; Most quarries don’t have NOCs or blasting licences 

published on : 24th February 2021

Chikkaballapur incident explosives were stored before Shivamogga blast, says Karnataka Minister

Murugesh Nirani said that the Home Minister Basavaraj Bommai, Health Minister Dr K Sudhakar, Chikkaballapur District Collector, Superintendent of police are assessing the situation.

published on : 23rd February 2021

Quota row: Ministers lash out at Lingayat seers

Patil minced no words as he called out his party MLA Basanagouda Patil Yatnal and Congress leader Vijayananda Kashappanavar for misusing the issue.

published on : 23rd February 2021

New sand policy to aid end-users: Murugesh Nirani

The aim is to help end-users get local resources at a nominal cost and to put an end to corruption.

published on : 11th February 2021

Separate sand policy for coastal Karnataka region soon, says Nirani

Mines and Geology Minister Murugesh Nirani on Friday said the state government will soon announce a separate sand policy for the coastal Karnataka region.

published on : 30th January 2021

Heavy taxes on mines violating rules: Minister Murugesh Nirani

After an explosion near a stone quarry in Shivamogga killed six people on January 21, the State Government has decided to come down heavily on mines violating rules.

published on : 28th January 2021

Industrialist Alam Pasha threatens hunger strike if Nirani is not removed

Pasha had on Saturday written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, urging him to remove Nirani since he was facing criminal cases.

published on : 26th January 2021

Industrialist claims Nirani cheated him of land, minister says property intact

Less than 48 hours after Bilgi MLA Murugesh Nirani was sworn in as minister, an old criminal case from his past ministerial tenure returned to haunt him.  

published on : 16th January 2021
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