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  • TCS opens Saudi Arabia's first allwoman BPO centre September 14, 2014

    Mumbai: India's largest software exporter TCS on Sunday said that it has opened Saudi Arabia's first allfemale business process centre, which will provide employment to up to 3,000 women in three years. Saudi Aramco and GE are the centre's first customers, TCS said in a statement. Both...
  • Boeing delivers fifth maritime patrol aircraft to India September 11, 2014

    Washington: Boeing has delivered the fifth maritime patrol aircraft to India, on schedule as part of a contract for eight aircraft to support the Indian Navy's maritime patrol requirements. The aircraft arrived at Naval Air Station Rajali, after a flight from Seattle's Boeing Field, and joined the four previously delivered P8Is,...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey September 2, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • Former Attorney General Goolam E Vahanvati passes away September 2, 2014

    Mumbai: Former Attorney General of India GE Vahanvati, the first Muslim to become the top law officer of the country, died on Tuesday following a heart attack aged 65. Goolam Essaji Vahanvati is survived by his wife and son, Maharashtra's Advocate General Darius Khambata said. Vahanvati was appointed the 13th...
  • Government notifies Mukul Rohatgi as the next Attorney General June 12, 2014

    New Delhi: The government has issued the notification of the appointment of senior advocate Mukul Rohatgi as the next Attorney General. He succeeds GE Vahanvati. Rohatgi was one of the lawyers in the 2G scam case. As the country's first law officer, the Attorney General is the only nonmember of Parliament...
  • Vahanvati making false statements: Extelecom secretary May 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Former telecom secretary Siddharath Behura on Tuesday accused prosecution witness and Attorney General GE Vahanvati of making a false statement and said Vahanvati deposed against him to disassociate himself from any involvement in formulation of the 'firstcomefirstserve' policy. Behura told a court that he had no financial or...
  • Press Release: Innovating for a Better Tomorrow, with Dr. Devi Shetty and GE Healthcare February 21, 2014

    New Delhi, 19 February, 2014: CNNIBN, in partnership with Infosys, is all set to bring to the fore exemplary innovations that have not only transformed the lives of millions of Indians but have also left indelible impressions globally. The exclusive nineepisode series 'Innovating for a Better Tomorrow' will showcase innovations...
  • Tata India's most valuable brand; Apple on top globally February 18, 2014

    London: Diversified conglomerate Tata group was on Tuesday declared India's most valuable brand with a value of $21.1 billion, while USbased technology giant Apple has retained its top position globally with about $105 billion. According to a list released on Tuesday of world's 500 most valued brand, Brand Finance Global...
  • CCEA modifies decision on coal blocks February 4, 2014

    New Delhi: The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) on Tuesday approved modifying its earlier decision to allow state governments to grant mining leases for coal blocks to companies if there is no CBI enquiry against them. The modification was proposed after the Supreme Court refused to split coal blocks...
  • CCEA likely to modify decision on coal blocks on Tuesday February 3, 2014

    New Delhi: The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) in its meeting on Tuesday is likely to modify the earlier decision to give a go ahead to state governments for granting mining leases for coal blocks to companies if there is no CBI enquiry against them. "The CCEA is scheduled to...
  • Campa Cola society: SC asks residents, civic body to resolve the row February 3, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Campa Cola Residents Association and the civic body in Mumbai to find out within four weeks a solution to the row over certain illegal and unauthorised flats which face demolition in view of its earlier order. "The Attorney General is asked to...
  • Will submit fresh proposal to BMC in 2 weeks: Campa Cola society to SC February 3, 2014

    New Delhi: The Campa Cola society association has told the Supreme Court that they will submit a fresh proposal on the issue to the Bombay Municipal Corporation within two weeks. The BMC has further asked the apex court for two more weeks to examine the proposal that will be submitted...
  • Rajiv Gandhi assassination: SC to hear death convicts' plea today January 30, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court will on Thursday take up the plea of three death convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case seeking commutation of their death sentence to life imprisonment citing delay of over 11 years in deciding their mercy petitions by the President. A bench headed by Chief Justice...
  • Campa Cola: SC asks AG to look into Mumbai society flat owners' plea January 21, 2014

    The Supreme Court Monday asked Attorney General GE Vahanvati to look into fresh material presented by owners of unauthorised flats of Mumbai's Campa Cola residential complex, who are faced with eviction by May 31, 2014, in line with an apex court order. A bench of Justice Sudhansu Jyoti Mukhopadhaya and Justice...
  • SC stays Madras High Court order on appointment of judges January 13, 2014

    The Supreme Court on Monday stayed the Madras High Court order to maintain status quo on the process of appointing 12 judges, saying it is a "serious matter" which will be taken up by the apex court. The apex court also took exception to the conduct of a judge of the...
  • Something went wrong in coal blocks allocation case: Centre to SC January 9, 2014

    New Delhi: The Central government on Thursday admitted before the Supreme Court that something went wrong in the development and regulation of coal blocks. "Ideally coal block allocation should have been a consultative exercise with the state governments and it could have been done in a better way," said Attorney...
  • Have not taken any decision: Ganguly on his resignation January 2, 2014

    Kolkata: Continuing his defiant stand over his resignation, former Supreme Court judge AK Ganguly on Thursday said that he is yet to decide on his resignation. "I have seen media reports about my removal. I have not taken any decision about resignation. I'm watching the situation now," Ganguly told CNNIBN. Meanwhile,...
  • AK Ganguly sexual harassment: AG finds prima facie case, wants probe December 20, 2013

    New Delhi: Attorney General of India GE Vahanvati on Friday submitted his report to the Law Ministry saying that there is a prima facie case against retired Supreme Court judge Justice AK Ganguly for sexually harassing a law intern. The Attorney General suggested that the government should advice President Pranab...
  • Kapil Sibal refers AK Ganguly case to Attorney General for his opinion December 19, 2013

    New Delhi: The Law Ministry on Thursday sought Attorney General GE Vahanvati opinion on the legal procedure to remove retired Supreme Court judge AK Ganguly as chairman of West Bengal Human Rights Commission after allegations of sexually harassing a law intern were leveled against him. Union Law Minister Kapil Sibal is...
  • EC seeks views of political parties on ban on opinion polls October 17, 2013

    New Delhi: The Election Commission has sought views of various political parties on the issue of banning opinion polls after the government asked it to hold fresh consultations on the issue. The government had thrown the ball back into the court of Election Commission on the issue after it did not...
  • Coal scam: Attorney General apologises in SC for losing cool during arguments September 25, 2013

    Attorney General GE Vahanvati on Wednesday apologised before the Supreme Court for losing his cool during arguments in the coal blocks allocation scam case on Tuesday. The AG said that it was not meant to show any disrespect to the bench. "I am sorry for whatever happened on Tuesday," he told...
  • Supreme Court slams government for doublespeak on coal blocks September 24, 2013

    The government once again was rapped by the Supreme Court on Tuesday for not giving details about each coal block it had allotted since 1995, saying its latest affidavit was completely opposite of what was said earlier. "This affidavit is completely opposite to what you have told the court," the apex...
  • Hoax call imitating Sonia: FIR will be lodged soon, says Shinde September 23, 2013

    New Delhi: Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde on Monday said that a FIR into a hoax call to Attorney General GE Vahanvati from a woman imitating Congress president Sonia Gandhi will be lodged soon. "The AG's complaint has been received by Delhi police. FIR will soon be lodged," he said. Meanwhile,...
  • Delhi Police probes hoax call to AG from a woman imitating Sonia September 23, 2013

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police on Monday initiated a probe into a hoax call to Attorney General GE Vahanvati from a woman imitating Congress president Sonia Gandhi. "We have received a complaint from the Attorney General and we are conducting preliminary enquiry into it," police officials said. Police officials have, however, not...
  • Coal allocations scam: CBI to file status report in Supreme Court July 8, 2013

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) will file a status report in the Supreme Court on the Coal allocations scam on Monday. The CBI will give status of 13 FIRs and 3 Preliminary Enquiries (PEs) in a sealed envelope to the Supreme Court. The report will also give details...
  • Coal scam: CBI questions former coal secretary HC Gupta June 20, 2013

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Thursday questioned former coal secretary HC Gupta for his role in the coal allocation scam. Gupta is currently being interrogated at the CBI headquarters in New Delhi. Reports suggested that Gupta is being probed as to why coal blocks were allocated...
  • GOM on CBI autonomy decides on 'comprehensive changes' May 23, 2013

    New Delhi: Faced with the Supreme Court rap on the independent functioning of CBI, the Group of Ministers headed by Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Thursday discussed ways to give greater autonomy and more financial powers to the agency. The GoM, at its first meeting, was given a powerpoint presentation by...
  • Under fire over coal scam report, Vahanvati meets PM May 9, 2013

    New Delhi: A day after the Supreme Court came down heavily on the government and the Central Bureau of Investigation for sharing the coal scam probe report, Attorney General GE Vahanvati met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday. Law Minister Ashwani Kumar had also reached the PMO to meet Manmohan...
  • Coal scam: SC directs former CBI DIG to resume charge of case May 8, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed former CBI DIG Ravi Kanta to resume charge of the coal scam probe. Ravi Kanta was the main investigating officer in the case. However, he had been transferred recently to the Intelligence Bureau. Sources say that Kanta had himself sought deputation to the...
  • PMO official, Law Minister, AG got coal report changed: CBI to SC May 6, 2013

    New Delhi: Law Minister Ashwani Kumar, Attorney General Goolam E Vahanvati, one Joint Secretary rank official each from the Prime Minister's Office and the Coal Ministry not only saw the draft status report on the coal scam case, but also ordered some changes in it, the Central Bureau of Investigation...