Anil Ambani

  • SC to take up application to keep CBI Director away from 2G case September 4, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday will take up applications filed by advocate Prashant Bhushan to keep the Central Bureau of Investigation Director Ranjit Sinha away from the 2G spectrum allocation case. Sinha is accused of holding regular meetings with officials of the Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group to influence...
  • Reliance Power to buy Jaiprakash's hydropower business July 28, 2014

    New Delhi: Reliance Power Ltd will buy Jaiprakash Power Ventures Ltd's entire hydropower business, the companies said on Monday, in a deal that would make billionaire Anil Ambani's group the largest private hydropower provider in India. Reliance CleanGen Ltd, which with Reliance Power is part of Ambani's Reliance Group, has signed...
  • Ask fare committee to decide Mumbai Metro fares: HC to Centre June 24, 2014

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Wednesday asked the Centre to direct the fare fixation committee to expeditiously fix the tariff of the 11.4-km Mumbai Metro rail corridor which connects Versova in the west to Ghatkopar in the east. All the partners in the consortium are members of the fare fixation...
  • Reliance plans Rs 1.8 lakh cr spending; to start 4G next year June 18, 2014

    Mumbai: Reliance Industries will start offering 4G telecom services next year and unveiled a Rs 1.8 lakh crore investment plan across businesses aimed at catapulting it into the top 50 companies of the world. About five years after buying out Infotel Broadband Services within hours of the firm winning nationwide wireless...
  • CM inaugurates Mumbai Metro; Ambani, Mahajan among early riders June 8, 2014

    Mumbai: Metro services were thrown open to Mumbaikars with Chief Minister Prithivraj Chavan inaugurating the much-awaited project at Versova on Sunday morning. Deputy CM Ajit Pawar too was present at the historic moment. Reliance Industries head Anil Ambani, wife Tina Ambani and BJP leaders Poonam Mahajan and Kirit Somaiya were...
  • Harsh Vardhan accuses Sibal of waiving off Ambani's penalty April 1, 2014

    BJP Delhi chief Harsh Vardhan on Tuesday accused his contender from Chandni Chowk and Union Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal of waiving off a penalty worth Rs 650 crore which was supposed to be paid by Anil Ambani's Reliance Communications and demanded a judicial inquiry in the case. "Corruption and crony capitalism...
  • Delhi power crisis: Anil Ambani meets Lt Governor February 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Reliance Group chairman Anil Ambani on Wednesday met Delhi Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung for nearly an hour which officials described as a "courtesy call." Both sides declined to comment on the deliberations between Ambani and Jung. The meeting comes against the backdrop of issues concerning two group companies - BSES...
  • Delhi BJP passes resolution against over Rs 300 crore subsidy to BSES February 17, 2014

    New Delhi: After a series of attacks by the Aam Aadmi Party, the Bharatiya Janata Party unit in Delhi hit back on Sunday by moving a resolution against the Rs 323 crore subsidy provided to BSES by the Arvind Kejriwal government. BJP claims that Rs 323 crore was actually allotted for...
  • Was mistaken for a Sindhi in college, says Anil Ambani February 8, 2014

    Mumbai: Reliance ADAG group Chairman Anil Ambani on Saturday regaled President Pranab Mukherjee and others at his alma mater's diamond jubilee celebrations by relating an anecdote on how he was mistaken for a Sindhi at the college, thanks to the 'ni' ending in his surname. "I entered KC College in 1975....
  • Power tariff: Sanjay Nirupam calls off fast after Maharashtra CM's appeal January 26, 2014

    Mumbai: Minutes after Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan appealed to Congress leader Sanjay Nirupam to call off his indefinite fast over power tariff reduction in Mumbai, the latter called off his hunger strike. However, after breaking the fast, Sanjay Nirupam said that he will continue to protest until the Reliance...
  • Mumbai: Priya Dutt, Sanjay Nirupam lead protest for power tariff cut January 13, 2014

    Mumbai: A protest is on in Mumbai, led by Congress MPs Sanjay Nirupam and Priya Dutt, seeking reduction in power tariffs in Mumbai. A crowd has already gathered outside Reliance's regional office in Kandivali and is raising slogans. The Congress has been demanding a tariff subsidy for Mumbaikars. Nirupam has...
  • Tata Sons withdraws its bank licence application: RBI November 27, 2013

    New Delhi: Tata Sons has withdrawn its application for setting up a bank, saying its current financial services model best supports the needs of the group's domestic and overseas businesses. The withdrawal by Tata Sons leaves over two dozen applicants, including Anil Ambani Group and Aditya Birla Group, in the race...
  • India-China talks begin in Beijing, likely to sign new border agreement October 23, 2013

    Beijing: A new border agreement is likely to be signed between India and China as Prime Minister Manmohan met his Chinese counterpart Li Keqiang on Wednesday morning. The Prime Minister is expected to raise the border incursions along the Line of Actual control as well as stapled visa issue. He...
  • Radia tapes: CBI registers four preliminary enquiries October 22, 2013

    CBI on Tuesday registered four preliminary enquiries in connection with the tapped conversation of corporate lobbyist Niira Radia with with various high-profile individuals. CBI sources said on Tuesday that four PEs covering these issues have so far been registered on the instructions of the Supreme Court while the process of...
  • Radia tapes: SC asks CBI to probe eight of the 17 issues raised by it October 19, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has asked the CBI to probe eight of the 17 issues it had raised in its report to the court. The apex court directed the investigative agency to probe after perusing the phone transcripts of corporate lobbyist Niira Radia. Favours allegedly shown to top corporate...
  • Ambani probe reveals IT accounts of MS Dhoni, SRK, Salman Khan were also hacked September 26, 2013

    Mumbai Police, which is probing the alleged hacking by a CA student into Anil Ambani's e-filing of Income-Tax returns account, has stumbled upon another CA student who not only accessed the top industrialist's account, but also of popular cricketers and film stars including Sachin Tendulkar, M S Dhoni, Shah Rukh...
  • CA student hacks into industrialist Anil Ambani's I-T account September 13, 2013

    A young chartered accountant student from Hyderabad has allegedly hacked into the e-filing of income tax returns account of leading industrialist Anil Ambani, with an intention to know his income and tax amount paid over a period of time, police said on Friday. The 21-year-old woman, who has been doing her...
  • 2G case: Tina Ambani to depose in Delhi court August 23, 2013

    New Delhi: Tina Ambani, the wife of Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group Chairman Anil Ambani, is expected to depose before a Delhi court on Friday in the 2G spectrum allocation scam case as a witness. Anil Ambani had been declared a hostile witness on Thursday by special public prosecutor UU Lalit...
  • 2G case: Prosecutor declares Ambani a hostile witness August 22, 2013

    New Delhi: Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group Chairman Anil Ambani, who deposed in the 2G spectrum allocation scam case in a Delhi court on Thursday, has been declared a hostile witness by special public prosecutor UU Lalit. While replying to the questioned posed by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI),...
  • I don't remember, replies Anil Ambani to CBI August 22, 2013

    New Delhi: Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group Chairman Anil Ambani responded to most Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) questions in 2G spectrum allocation case saying he doesn't remember. "I don't remember," he replied when asked about the case when he appeared as a prosecution witness in the case in a...
  • 2G case: Anil Ambani reaches court to depose August 22, 2013

    New Delhi: Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group Chairman Anil Ambani has reached a Delhi court where he will depose as a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) prosecution witness in the 2G spectrum allocation case. There are no charges against Anil Ambani but a unit of his Reliance Communications and three of...
  • 2G scam: Anil Ambani will have to appear before CBI court on Thursday August 21, 2013

    New Delhi: Reliance ADAG Chairman Anil Ambani will have to appear as a CBI witness in the 2G scam case with the Supreme Court on Wednesday refraining from passing any order and the trial court dismissing a plea for deferring his deposition scheduled on Thursday. In an attempt to get...
  • 2G Scam: Delhi court may take appropriate view on Tina Ambani's plea August 21, 2013

    CBI on Wednesday left it to a Delhi court to take appropriate view on Tina Ambani's plea for exemption from appearance on August 23 as a witness in the 2G spectrum case. "It is prayed that this court may take an appropriate view in the instant application filed on behalf of...
  • 2G case: SC to hear Reliance Telecom's plea on Monday July 29, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday will hear Reliance Telecom's plea challenging the order by a lower court on July 19 summoning it's chairman Anil Ambani and his wife Tina Ambani to depose as witnesses in the 2G spectrum allocation case. The plea will be heard by a special...
  • 2G case: Delhi court issues fresh summons to Anil, Tina Ambani July 27, 2013

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Saturday issued fresh summons to Reliance ADA Group Chairman Anil Ambani and his wife Tina Ambani to appear as prosecution witnesses before it next month in the 2G spectrum allocation case. While Anil has been summoned on August 22, Tina has been asked to...
  • 2G: Anil Ambani exempted from appearing in court till 2nd week of Aug July 25, 2013

    New Delhi: Reliance ADAG Chairman Anil Ambani has been allowed exemption from personally appearing as a prosecution witness in the trial court till the second week of August. Anil Ambani had moved an exemption application after the Supreme Court posted Reliance Telecom Limited's plea challenging a court order asking him...
  • 2G: Anil Ambani seeks exemption from appearing as prosecution witness July 25, 2013

    New Delhi: Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group Chairman Anil Ambani on Thursday moved an exemption application to appear as a prosecution witness in the trial court. The Supreme Court has posted Reliance Telecom Limited's plea challenging a court order asking Anil Ambani to appear as prosecution witness, for hearing on...
  • 2G: Anil Ambani will have to appear as prosecution witness on Friday July 25, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday posted Reliance Telecom's plea challenging a court order asking Reliance ADAG Chairman Anil Ambani to appear as prosecution witness, for hearing on Monday. This means that Anil Ambani will have to appear as a prosecution witness in the trial court hearing on Friday. Reliance...
  • I have lost my 'prestige' in the entire 2G saga, says Anil Ambani July 24, 2013

    New Delhi: Reliance ADA Group Chairman Anil Ambani, who has been summoned to depose as a witness in the 2G case, has told the CBI that questions on shell firms allegedly related to his company can be "best answered" by his colleagues as he has "full faith" on them. He...