CORPORATES

  • Revamped bus service in Kolkata on anvil 4 days ago

    Kolkata: The metropolis will soon have a revamped bus service system in place with the Calcutta State Transport Corporation planning to introduce more buses and route realignment. The plan involves putting more buses on roads in addition to a fleet of AC and non-AC Volvo, Ashok Leyland buses already introduced,...
  • Watch: India Inc on who they voted for and why 5 days ago

    Listen in to corporate reactions on the ongoing elections in Maharashtra and Haryana. ...
  • DTC buses cause 239 accidents in 5 years due to rash driving October 12, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Transport Corporation buses have been involved in 239 accidents in the national capital in the past five years due to rash and negligent driving. A total of 44 accidents involving DTC buses were reported due to rash and negligent driving by DTC drivers during 2009-10, while 43 accidents...
  • Patna stampede: Bihar government seeks report on defective lights October 8, 2014

    Patna: Bihar government has sought a report from the Patna Municipal Corporation on defective high mast lights suspected to be one of the reasons behind the stampede here that claimed 33 lives on Dusshera day. "I have directed Commissioner, Patna Municipal Corporation (PMC) to give a report to me on...
  • Dengue cases in Delhi reach 120 October 8, 2014

    New Delhi: The total number of dengue cases in the national capital this year has crossed the 100 mark, with an increase of over 20 per cent in the last week alone. A total of 120 cases had been reported in Delhi till October 4, while the figure stood at...
  • Tamil Nadu: Road roko by NLC workers; residents stage human chain protest October 6, 2014

    Cuddalore: More than 2,000 contract workers of Neyveli Lignite Corporation and their family members today staged a road roko in support of their various demands, including regularisation of services, at Mantharakuppam near Neyveli. As the indefinite strike by the contract workers entered the 34th day today, residents of 28 villages...
  • Power generation in Gujarat unaffected due to coal shortage: Saurabh Patel October 5, 2014

    Vadodara: Power generation in Gujarat is not affected due to coal shortage and the state is meeting demand of its various consumers without imposing any restrictions, Energy Minister Saurabhbhai Patel said. Power generation at coal-based thermal stations located at Wanakbori (with 1,470 mw installed capacity), Gandhinagar (870 mw capacity), Ukai...
  • Container shipping service to Myanmar flagged off October 4, 2014

    Krishnapatnam: The Shipping Corporation of India (SCI) has launched its direct container shipping service between India and Myanmar and it plans to commence soon vessels to Thailand and Vietnam in line with the government's look east policy. The fortnightly service was flagged off at Krishnapatnam Port, one of the fastest growing...
  • Corporates adopt monuments, cities in 'Clean India' campaign October 3, 2014

    Panaji: Corporate houses have joined hands with the Union government to keep various cities and historic monuments across the country clean, Union Tourism Minister Sripad Naik said on Friday. Naik said that corporates like ONGC have come forward to adopt twelve destinations including Taj Mahal (Agra), Lal Quila (Delhi), Purana Quila...
  • Lot of conviction, confidence in Modi's communication: Yes Bank CEO October 1, 2014

    A big focus of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the US was wooing the US business community. He had marathon meetings with top CEOs. CNBC's Managing Editor Shereen Bhan spoke to Yes Bank CEO Rana Kapoor on what he makes of PM Modi's business pitch. ...
  • Come soon before it's too late, PM Narendra Modi tells US businesses October 1, 2014

    Washington: Asserting that India is on the move to becoming a country with a business-friendly environment, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has exhorted top US corporates to establish and expand their base in India before it is too late. "Take the benefit of the fast paced development and changes in the...
  • Modi placing business on top of his US trip agenda was refreshing: CII October 1, 2014

    A big focus of PM Narendra Modi's visit was wooing the US business community where he held marathon meetings with top CEOs. CII President and Director General said, "One of the main messages he gave was that he and his government is business friendly. He was putting business right on...
  • India still hasn't approached many European nations to recover black money: Edmond Allen October 1, 2014

    US-based attorney C Edmond Allen who is seen as a whistle-blower of sorts for the CBI in the black money case claimed that the Indian government needs to approach European nations to recover black money. ...
  • Modi's G-All mantra left major impact on world community: MD Mahindra Group September 30, 2014

    Managing Director and Chairman of Mahindra Group Anand Mahindra is enthusiastic about investments in Indian Market. Complementing PM Modi's US visit the corporate said the G-All mantra will leave major impact. ...
  • Modi restored trust in India, changed perceptions: Mastercard CEO September 30, 2014

    Indian-American Mastercard CEO Ajay Banga hailed PM Modi's assurance to the corporate and said this visit will restore lost faith in the Indian market. ...
  • Corporate enthusiastic but concerned about India September 30, 2014

    The US based CEOs after meeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi were enthusiastic about investing in India but the recent by-poll results and BJP-Sena split do concern them for future. ...
  • Modi woos American corporates; promises tax stability September 29, 2014

    New York: Making a strong pitch to attract investments into India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday assured top American corporate honchos of tax stability and friendlier business environment in the country. Modi, who is on his maiden visit to the United States as Prime Minister, held meetings with a galaxy...
  • Goldman Sachs CEO meets Modi, says eager to participate in India growth story September 29, 2014

    New York: Financial services giant Goldman Sachs on Monday said it is eager to participate in India's growth story, as its CEO Lloyd Blankfein met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and described him as a "charismatic leader". "We discussed India. We are enthusiastic about the changes and the reforms in India...
  • Boeing 'keen on greater engagement with India' September 29, 2014

    New York: Defence major Boeing on Monday proposed greater business engagement with India, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi promised the US companies to provide friendlier business environment in the country. In a one-on-one meeting with Modi, Boeing CEO James McNerney said that the company wants to accelerate its engagement with India. The...
  • Modi woos US CEOs, says India open-minded, wants change September 29, 2014

    New York: After addressing UN General Assembly on Saturday and Indian-American communities at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday met top executives of American companies in New York. India is open-minded and wants change, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday during the Breakfast meeting. "India...
  • Kerala school locks up UKG student in dog house, principal arrested September 29, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: In a shocking incident in Kerala, a school locked up a UKG student in a dog house for talking in the classroom. The incident happened last week and was reported by the child's elder sister. The school, Jawahar English Medium in Kodapanakunnu, has denied the allegations. The police, however, has taken...
  • Yale students laud PM Modi, say decision to reform the bureaucracy was necessary September 29, 2014

    While Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivered a stupendous speech, wooing Indian Americans, corporates and lawmakers alike in his Madison Square Garden speech, students at Yale University also lauded the Indian PM, saying that many of his decisions were pending and necessary to put the country back on track. ...
  • PM Modi, Mukesh Ambani, Gabbard among others attend a dinner party September 29, 2014

    New York: After delivering a spectacular speech and wooing the Indian community in America at the Madison Sqaure Garden, Prime Minister Narendra Modi attended a dinner hosted by the Indian Ambassador to the US, Dr S Jaishankar. Among the attendees were External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, BJP functionary Ram Madhav,...
  • US lawmakers smitten by PM Modi's Madison Square Garden speech September 29, 2014

    New York: Prime Minister Narendra Modi not only won the hearts of NRIs here but also of nearly 40 top US lawmakers who described his words as "inspirational and visionary". During his speech at the Madison Square Garden, attended by nearly 40 top lawmakers, the Congressmen immediately connected with Modi when...
  • PM Narendra Modi's US visit geared to woo investors, connect with Indian diaspora September 29, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the United States is geared largely towards connecting with people on a large scale, to woo investors into coming to India and sell the 'Make in India' concept to the world. ...
  • Modi government will help stimulate growth, says Chiranjeev Kathuria September 29, 2014

    Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's meeting with top American CEOs, CNBC-TV18's Shereen Bhan spoke to Dr. Chiranjeev Kathuria on the prospects of India as an investment destination and the Modi effect on the economy. ...
  • Five of the diaspora in the limelight at Madison Square Garden September 29, 2014

    New York: Four people of Indian-origin and another who has embraced India were the faces of diaspora's influence beyond science and technology in the US when they shared the stage with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the VIPs at his Sunday community reception: Hari Srinivasan, who was the emcee, is the...
  • Day 4: PM Modi to meet top American CEOs, US President Obama today September 29, 2014

    New York: After receiving a rousing reception at the Madison Square Garden in New York on Sunday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to get into the business end of his five-day trip. Modi is expected to meet top American CEOs on Monday ahead of his first ever meeting with...
  • PM Modi has global visibility and magic, says BJP leader Vijay Jolly September 28, 2014

    It is Diwali in New York as people celebrate PM Narendra Modi's visit to America. People are seen wearing Modi tea-shirts shouting out Modi slogans. "PM Modi has global visibility and magic, says BJP leader Vijay Jolly" ...
  • Need for a more stable and inclusive growth: PM Modi at UNGA September 27, 2014

    United Nations: Elevating his election winning mantra "sabka saath, sabka vikas" at the global stage, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday called for a more stable and inclusive growth. In his maiden address to the UN General Assembly, Modi stressed that it require a genuine international partnership. "At one level, it means...