Birlas

  • 3 BJP MLAs resign from Rajasthan Assembly 29-05-2014 02:11 PM

    Three BJP MLAs on Thursday resigned from Rajasthan Assembly after they were elected as MPs in the recently concluded Lok Sabha elections. The three MPs -- Om Birla, Bahadur Koli and Santosh Ahlawat, who were elected to the Lok Sabha from Kota, Bharatpur and Jhunjhunu seats respectively, submitted their resignation...
  • Kumar Mangalam Birla meets Jaitley; expects turnaround 3-6 months 28-05-2014 08:31 PM

    New Delhi: Sounding a note of optimism, Aditya Birla Group head Kumar Mangalam Birla today exuded confidence that the Budget would give boost to infrastructure sector and a turnaround would be visible in the next 3-6 months. "I expect a turnaround to happen in 3-6 months. I also expect budget...
  • India Inc lay out agenda for new government 19-05-2014 07:33 PM

    New Delhi: Pitching for a more industry-friendly business climate, India Inc on Monday asked the incoming government led by Narendra Modi to initiate steps aimed at promoting investments and reviving manufacturing, while putting in place a non adversarial tax regime. "They need to resolve the retrospective and other taxation matters...
  • Former coal secretary PC Parakh to be quizzed by CBI on Thursday 29-04-2014 05:31 PM

    New Delhi: Former Coal secretary PC Parakh, booked for allegedly abusing his official position to grant a coal block to Hindalco, will be appearing before CBI for questioning on Thursday. The CBI served a fresh summon to the former bureaucrat for appearing on May one as he had expressed his...
  • AAP leader Rakhi Birla hits out at Ramdev over Dalit remark 28-04-2014 08:15 AM

    AAP leader Rakhi Birla on Sunday flayed Yoga guru Ramdev over his remarks on Dalits saying he has not only insulted the community but also women of this country and questioned the silence of Narendra Modi and BJP on the issue. She said BJP and its prime ministerial candidate Modi's...
  • Coal scam: CBI summons PC Parakh to join investigation this week 22-04-2014 02:00 PM

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investogation on Tuesday summoned former PC Parakh to join investigation in the coal block allocation case to Hindalco this week. In October last year, the CBI registered a case against former coal secretary PC Parekh and industrialist Kumar Mangalam Birla, as a representative of...
  • Coal scam: CBI to examine Hindalco chief Kumar Mangalam Birla 21-04-2014 05:40 PM

    New Delhi: Aditya Birla Group Chairman Kumar Mangalam Birla is all set to be interrogated by the Central Bureau of Investigation in connection with the multi-crore coal block allocation scam. The CBI has named Mangalam in the Hindalco chargesheet. The investigators have already questioned several officials of Hindaloco and are...
  • CBI to quiz PC Parakh in coal block allocation case 16-04-2014 06:24 PM

    New Delhi: Probe into alleged irregularities in allocation of Talabira-II coal blocks has gained momentum as CBI has started questioning top executives of Aditya Birla Group and were likely to quiz former Coal Secretary PC Parakh next week. Official sources said that some of the top executives of Rs 2.4...
  • India Inc wants BJP to reconsider stand on FDI in retail 07-04-2014 06:16 PM

    New Delhi: Dismayed by the BJP's decision to say no to FDI in multi-brand retail in its election manifesto, India Inc has urged the party to reconsider its stand, saying the move may send a wrong signal to overseas investors. However, industry bodies have welcomed other promises made in the...
  • LS polls: India Inc joins pitch to spread election fever 04-04-2014 04:51 PM

    As poll fever grips the nation, corporate biggies like Tatas, Birlas, Hero and Infosys have launched special initiatives to enthuse their own staff and general public to vote and some of them are even promising gifts and other incentives for their employees who vote. Besides, many companies have either declared...
  • AAP: Rakhi Birla owns Rs 1.6 lakh, Ashutosh 8 crore 22-03-2014 12:36 AM

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party candidate from North West Delhi Rakhi Birla has Rs 1.6 lakh as movable assets, according to the declaration made by her during filing of nomination on Friday. Two other candidates Ashutosh and Rajmohan Gandhi also filed their nomination papers from Chandni Chowk and East Delhi...
  • Duty relief helpful if it works for a long time: FICCI 17-02-2014 06:13 PM

    FICCI president Sidharth Birla said that the government has given some duty relief but we have to see the duration of it. But if it works for a long time, it will be very helpful. The auto-mobile industry was in a bad state and he has tried to help it...
  • Widows to share experience at BHU seminar on Monday 16-02-2014 06:52 PM

    Hundreds of widows exchanged their experiences - mostly bitter and some sweet - as they prepared to participate in a seminar in Varanasion Monday. "It's a lifetime experience for us," said Manu Ghosh, a widow in her eighties, and recalled how she and a dozen others from Vrindavan enjoyed a...
  • Coalgate: I-T department initiates proceedings against Aditya Birla group 13-02-2014 07:13 PM

    New Delhi: The Income Tax department (I-T) on Thursday initiated proceedings against Aditya Birla Group in coal blocks allocation case. Seeking information on coal block allocation to Hindalco, the I-T department also sought Supreme Court's permission to inspect the company's documents in the coal blocks allocation case which is now...
  • Lok Sabha polls: Companies set up 10 electoral trusts 11-02-2014 04:39 PM

    With the Lok Sabha polls drawing near, the count of electoral trusts set up by companies to channelise their political funding is on the rise and at least 10 such entities have been registered, including those by Reliance, Tatas, Mahindras and Birlas. The trusts are being set up under a...
  • Delhi government to take measures to ensure safety of women 07-02-2014 05:19 PM

    New Delhi: Even as the Delhi government is set to launch Mahila Suraksha Dal (MSD) to ensure safety of women, Delhi's Women and Child Development Minister, Rakhi Birla on Friday said a change in mindset is imperative to bring about gender equity. "Change in mindset is prerequisite for gender equity,...
  • We apologise for heckling of journalist during AAP protest: Sanjay Singh 21-01-2014 05:50 PM

    Delhi Police personnel used force as AAP workers broke barricades and moved towards the spot where Arvind Kejriwal is sitting on a dharna. ABP correspondent Ratna Shukla heckled by crowd at AAP protest site. AAP's Rakhi Birla and Sanjay Singh apologise for the targeting of journalists. ...
  • When butter chicken posed a risk for business expansion at Birlas! 20-01-2014 11:17 AM

    New Delhi: Risks for international expansion can come from the least-expected quarters and for industrialist Kumar Mangalam Birla it once came in the form of 'butter chicken' being cooked in its office canteen. The aluminium-to-telecom conglomerate Aditya Birla Group Chairman belongs to the Marwari community, where vegetarianism forms an important...
  • 5000 bags of cement sold in name of leading companies seized 19-01-2014 07:44 PM

    Police on Sunday seized around 5000 bags of cement packed in the name of leading companies like Lafarge and Birla from a store house in Patna town. Acting on a tip-off received by Senior Superintendent of Police Manu Maharaj, a police team raided a store house in Chamanchak locality and...
  • Delhi Police vs AAP: LG orders probe by a retired judge 17-01-2014 02:31 PM

    New Delhi: Delhi's Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung has ordered an inquiry to be conducted by a retired judge into the tussle between some Delhi Police officials and Law Minister Somanth Bharti over conducting raids to bust a prostitution and drug trafficking racket. The report has to be submitted within 30...
  • Kejriwal warns Delhi Police chief, says act against lenient officers 16-01-2014 03:50 PM

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday come out strongly against the Delhi Police after some policemen refused to act against an alleged prostitution racket. He gave an ultimatum to the Delhi Police to act against SHOs who fail to take action in such cases. This came a...
  • Top executive of the Yash Birla group arrested for drug possession 12-01-2014 06:20 PM

    Mumbai: A top executive of of the Yash Birla group has been arrested by Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) for allegedly purchasing and possessing cocaine, and remanded in their custody till January 16 by a local court. Anant Pathak (31), president of corporate affairs of the group, his bodyguard Dilip Palekar...
  • Yash Birla group's top executive quizzed by NCB for drugs possesion 11-01-2014 10:45 PM

    Mumbai: A senior executive working with Yash Birla Group was questioned by Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) after the Income Tax department found a banned substance during a raid. Sources said that Income Tax officials found banned substance from the possession of Anand Vardhan during a raid. Apart from him, two...
  • I-T raids 20 Yash Birla properties in Mumbai, Delhi 07-01-2014 06:36 PM

    Mumbai: The Income Tax department on Tuesday is carrying out searches at five companies of the Yash Birla group. The raids are currently underway at 15 different locations in Mumbai and Delhi. The companies are being searched for suspected tax evasion. Officials suspect that the income declared by them is...
  • Rakhi Birla car attack: Police may close case 06-01-2014 11:07 PM

    New Delhi: With a child claiming a ball hit Delhi minister Rakhi Birla's car when he was playing, the Delhi Police is planning to submit a closure report in the case, sources said on Monday. Birla's car was "attacked" around 6 pm on Sunday in Mangolpuri area of west Delhi...
  • AAP minister Rakhi attacked by unknown persons in her constituency 05-01-2014 08:27 PM

    New Delhi: Delhi Women and Child Welfare minister and Aam Aadmi Pary leader Rakhi Birla was attacked on Sunday by unknown people as they surrounded her car and smashed the glasses of the vehicle. The incident took place in her in the R Block of her constituency Mongolpuri at around...
  • We said no to red beacons, not to official cars: Kejriwal 04-01-2014 07:24 PM

    New Delhi: It's just been just a week in office for the Aam Aadmi Party government in Delhi, but the Arvind Kejriwal Cabinet is already in the midst of controversies. Firstly it was about the Delhi Chief Minister's official residence and now it is related to the official cars used...
  • Delhi: No respite for the homeless, AAP promises 100 night shelters 04-01-2014 08:41 AM

    New Delhi: There is no respite for thousands of people who have been left homeless in the national capital due to a demolition drive by the Railways. Even two days after Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal promised that 45 shelters will be set up in 48 hours, not much has...
  • Delhi: AAP ministers keep a low profile, surprise officials 30-12-2013 11:30 AM

    New Delhi: With the Aam Aadmi Party taking over the governance of Delhi, its ministers are trying their best to portray themselves as the 'aam aadmi'. Delhi's new Transport Minister Saurabh Bharadwaj used the gate meant for the public to enter the Delhi Secretariat on Monday. Gate number 6 is...
  • Rakhi Birla, the youngest minister in Kejriwal's Cabinet 28-12-2013 07:46 PM

    New Delhi: At an age when most youngsters struggle to find their feet, 26-year-old Rakhi Birla is not just the youngest minister in Arvind Kejriwal's Cabinet, but also its only woman face. Birla had emerged as a giant killer after thumping four-time MLA and PWD Minister Raj Kumar Chauhan in...