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About Murali Deora

Murali Deora is Indian Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister.

As Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister

On November 25, 2008, Deora hinted of a probable fuel prices cut after December 24. This announcement has opened a row between the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Government and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) alleging violation of election code.

Second term as Petroleum Minister

Deora took charge of office Petroleum Minister on May 29, 2009. The same day, he sought Cabinet approval for market-set fuel prices and oil price deregulation in six weeks. On July 5, 2009, he hinted of a possible fuel prices downward revision if international crude prices come down.

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Cabinet reshuffle: Manmohan Singh meets Sonia for fifth time
The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, met Congress President Sonia Gandhi for the fifth time on Monday to discuss the Cabinet reshuffle, tipped to be announced soon.

Cabinet reshuffle: PM to meet Sonia for fourth time today
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Union Cabinet reshuffle likely on Monday
The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh on Saturday met Congress President Sonia Gandhi for the third time ahead of the Cabinet reshuffle, likely to take place on Monday

Deora offers to resign from Cabinet over CAG charges related to oil exploration
Corporate Affairs Minister Murli Deora has offered to resign from the Union Cabinet.

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