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  • Railways get proposals worth Rs 15,000 crore in PPP mode: Sadananda Gowda July 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Indian Railways have received proposals totalling Rs 15,000 crore for development of various projects under the PPP mode, Railway Minister Sadanada Gowda said on Tuesday. Gowda also defended the recent 14.2 per cent passenger fare hike and 6.5 per cent freight hike saying it was the need of...
  • Subrata Roy reaches SC, protestor throws ink at him, calls him a thief March 4, 2014

    New Delhi: While Sahara chief Subrata Roy was being produced in Supreme Court, a man threw ink at him and called him a thief. The protestor identified himself as Manoj Sharma and said he is an advocate. He reportedly came from Gwalior. Sharma was beaten up by lawyers and other Sahara...
  • Faridkot: Former Maharaja's daughters to inherit assets worth Rs 20,000 crore July 28, 2013

    Chandigarh: Daughters of the erstwhile Maharaja of Faridkot are set to inherit his estates and assets worth a staggering Rs 20,000 crore following a local court's ruling after a 23-year-old legal battle that his will was forged. Chief Judicial Magistrate Rajnish Kumar Sharma on Thursday gave the verdict in favour of...
  • Sahara's statement on SC order to refund investors' money September 1, 2012

    On Friday, the Supreme Court ruled that SEBI has jurisdiction over the OFCDs issued by 2 unlisted Sahara Group companies, raising almost Rs 24,000 crore. The apex court ordered the Sahara companies to refund the outstanding Rs. 24,000 crore. The refund process is to be handled by SEBI and will...
  • SC raps govt for rampant corruption in Games September 29, 2010

    New Delhi: The government has come fire for the Commonwealth Games mess. The Supreme Court on Wednesday slammed the government, saying Rs 70,000 crore was spent on the Games, which can turn into personal wealth for some. The apex court also observed that rampant corruption marred the preparations. Also payments were...
  • Chidu's waiver useless to Telangana farmers March 12, 2008

    Chinnarajam, Andhra Pradesh: Chidambaram's loan waivers have been met with a wave of disappointment in Andhra Pradesh. In Mahabubnagar, one of the worst hit areas, more small farmers have committed suicide – they could not pay back their dues, not to banks, but to local moneylenders. Ramulu is one...
  • Mukesh Ambani India's 1st trillionaire June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani has won the rare distinction of being the only trillionaire in the country with over Rs 1,00,000 crore of wealth in his companies’ shareholdings. Younger brother Anil is also trailing behind closely with close to Rs 90,000 crore of wealth in the stock market...