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  • Narendra Modi supports crony capitalism, says Chidambaram 13-04-2014 08:40 AM

    The Congress continues to target BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi and Finance Minister P Chidambaram has now said that the former supports crony capitalism. In an interview to CNN-IBN, Chidambaram also hit out at India Inc for calling business leaders fickle. ...
  • 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...
  • India Inc eyes poll booster to create 2 million new jobs 06-04-2014 01:37 PM

    The upcoming general elections are set to play a key role in the job market, with HR experts pinning their hopes on a stable government to help create over two million new jobs and boost hiring activities by 30-40 per cent this year. As per estimates of various human resource...
  • 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...
  • RBI likely to maintain status quo in monetary policy on Tuesday 31-03-2014 03:41 PM

    New Delhi: The Reserve Bank will come out with annual monetary policy on Tuesday amid expectations that it will maintain status quo because retail inflation, especially in food items, is yet to show definite signs of moderation. "It would be quite a tough call for the RBI in the given...
  • Congress's poll manifesto a forward looking document: India Inc 26-03-2014 06:43 PM

    New Delhi: Terming the Congress poll manifesto as forward looking document, India Inc on Wednesday said initiatives promised by the party with regard to health, pensions and housing will go a long way to support inclusive growth. "The manifesto has pledged to restore India to 8 per cent plus growth...
  • Delhi's women helpline to be disconnected, Sheila attacks Kejriwal 04-03-2014 03:52 PM

    New Delhi: A women's safety helpline set up by former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit following the brutal gangrape of a young medical student in December 2012, is now being disconnected. Dikshit said she was disappointed to see the way this helpline was being handled. "I'm extremely pained and disappointed....
  • Modi woos India Inc, vounches for IT, social media 14-02-2014 11:25 AM

    Ahmedabad: In a bid to woo India Inc ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Friday addressed corporates at NASSCOM through video conference. In his 30-minute speech, Modi stressed on the importance of social media and how he's inspired by it. Modi said, "For...
  • India Inc gives thumbs up to Rail Budget 12-02-2014 05:19 PM

    India Inc on Wednesday said the government's focus on modernisation and expansion of the country's vast rail network without touching passenger fares and freight rates was a step in the right direction. Expressing happiness on no populist measures being incorporated in the budget, PHD Chamber of Commerce President Sharad Jaipuria...
  • 'I feel terrible about what happened', says Jordan Belfort, the real 'Wolf of Wall Street' 22-01-2014 01:55 PM

    Jordan Belfort, who cheated investors out of as much as $200 million as chairman of the defunct brokerage firm Stratton Oakmont Inc, one of the famous boiler rooms that pumped up stocks in the 1990s, tells Piers Morgan he feels terrible about what happened but will not live his life...
  • Modi's pitch for industry leaders, to meet 400 CEOs today 17-01-2014 08:42 AM

    New Delhi: Strengthening his pitch to India Inc, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi will address hundreds of CEOs in Delhi on Friday. Modi is scheduled to speak at the Cyber Media ICT Business Awards which would be attended by nearly 400 industry leaders. The BJP prime ministerial candidate will also...
  • Chinese hackers spied on Europeans before G20 meeting: Researcher 13-12-2013 07:38 AM

    Chinese hackers eavesdropped on the computers of five European foreign ministries before last September's G20 Summit, which was dominated by the Syrian crisis, according to research by computer security firm FireEye Inc The hackers infiltrated the ministries' computer networks by sending emails to staff containing tainted files with titles such...
  • Chinese hackers spied on Europeans before G20 meeting: Researcher 10-12-2013 02:07 PM

    Chinese hackers eavesdropped on the computers of five European foreign ministries before last September's G20 Summit, which was dominated by the Syrian crisis, according to research by computer security firm FireEye Inc. The hackers infiltrated the ministries' computer networks by sending emails to staff containing tainted files with titles such...
  • CJ Show: Battle for Delhi 17-11-2013 03:38 PM

    Ahead of upcoming assembly elections in Delhi, Citizen Journalist show lends voice to the voter. This week's show features stories that will help you know your candidates better and make you an informed electorate. ...
  • Sardar Patel would not have recognised Modi as his heir, says Rajmohan 03-11-2013 07:34 AM

    New Delhi: Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel would have disapproved of Gujarat Chief Minister and BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's behaviour during 2002 riots, said Rajmohan Gandhi, one of the most highly regarded biographers of Sardar Patel. Speaking to CNN-IBN's Karan Thapar on Devil's Advocate, he said that claims by...
  • Rate hike to hit already subdued investments, growth: India Inc 29-10-2013 05:08 PM

    Hike in the key interest rate by RBI on Tuesday will hit the already weak investment momentum and impact India's economic growth, India Inc said. "This has disappointed the industry especially as the investment climate continues to be weak and growth outlook remains muted as a high interest rate regime...
  • Coalgate: Has CBI FIR led to trust deficit between India Inc and the govt? 22-10-2013 12:46 AM

    The CBI will file a status report in the Supreme Court on Tuesday on its investigations in coal blocks allocation scam. The FIR against Aditya Birla group chairman Kumar Mangalam Birla and former coal secretary PC Parakh in the coal blocks allocation scam has possibly led to a trust deficit...
  • Lululemon lawsuit over sheer yoga pants gets lead plaintiff 07-10-2013 12:18 PM

    A Louisiana pension fund will lead US litigation accusing Lululemon Athletica Inc of fraudulently hiding defects that caused yoga pants to become nearly sheer, and concealing talks that led to the surprise departure of its chief executive. US District Judge Katherine Forrest in Manhattan on Tuesday said the Louisiana Sheriffs'...
  • India Inc needs to be sensitive to larger social issues, stresses Jairam Ramesh 22-09-2013 01:08 PM

    India Inc must be "sensitive" to larger social issues that will be addressed in the new Land Acquisition Bill, Union Minister Jairam Ramesh said on Sunday, adding it cannot "blindly expect" the country to become a Singapore. Ramesh, the Rural Development Minister, said the industry's concerns over the landmark legislation...
  • India Inc disappointed by hike in repo rate by RBI 20-09-2013 02:36 PM

    Expressing disappointment over the hike in repo rate by the RBI, India Inc on Friday said a rate cut by the bank would have helped ameliorate sentiments as businesses are "reeling" under a tight liquidity crunch due to high cost of capital. "High interest rate has been identified as a...
  • Shape up, or we'll ship out: India Inc to policymakers 09-09-2013 02:08 PM

    After the rapid slide in the rupee this year, the message from the country's corporate titans to the government is clear: shape up and fix the problems or more companies will expand their business abroad and deprive the economy of investment. Many, such as entrepreneur Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, are already doing...
  • Case filled against US bank for discriminating Asian businesses 22-08-2013 07:05 PM

    Two Indian customers have filed an unusual lawsuit alleging discrimination against a bank set up by members of the Indian and east Asian businesses in the US city of Michigan. Jasit Takhar and Anil Gupta last March filed the case against Novi-based Lotus Bancorp Inc and three of its senior...
  • India Inc hails relaxation in multi-brand retail norms 02-08-2013 12:31 AM

    New Delhi: Hailing government's announcement to relax investment norms in multi-brand retail and raising FDI caps in several sectors, India Inc on Thursday said reforms were "much-needed" and will boost the confidence of foreign investors which will help in reviving the economy. "These reforms were much-needed," industry chamber CII said....
  • Telangana: Andhra Pradesh Inc welcomes the move 30-07-2013 09:49 PM

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Inc said that Andhra Pradesh's bifurcation into two states has removed the ambiguity which prevailed across the region so far. The transition from one state to two states is expected to happen smoothly, as the government appears to have been working on the issue for a long...
  • RBI keeps key rates unchanged: India Inc expresses disappointment 30-07-2013 01:16 PM

    New Delhi: Expressing disappointment over the RBI's move for not cutting the key policy rates, India Inc on Tuesday asked the government to take immediate actions to revive growth and boost investments. "We are disappointed. The RBI has also cut down the GDP forecast for FY'14 to 5.5 per cent,...
  • Football Transfers: Latest news and rumours on Monday 01-07-2013 06:09 PM

    IBNLive Sports gives you Monday's round-up of all the latest transfer news and gossip from the leading clubs and top players around the world. Arsenal interested in signing Fernando Torres? After letting the likes of Thierry Henry, Cesc Fabregas and Robin van Persie go, Arsene Wenger is hunting for a...
  • Blackpool accept 'massive' Cardiff offer for Thomas Ince 01-07-2013 01:37 PM

    Blackpool: Blackpool boss Paul Ince has confirmed that the club has accepted a bid from Cardiff for Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur target Thomas Ince. "Cardiff have come in massively for Thomas, and the chairman has accepted the offer," the Blackpool manager, who is also Thomas's father, said about the 21-year-old...
  • Shilpa Shukla-starrer 'B.A. Pass' not vulgar, says Ajay Bahl 25-06-2013 05:49 PM

    Mumbai: Debutant filmmaker Ajay Bahl's forthcoming movie 'B.A. Pass' may focus on male prostitution, but he claims that he has made the film in a "dignified manner". An adaptation of Mohan Sikka's short story 'The Railway Aunty', the film is erotic in nature. "When we choose a subject like this,...
  • US: Panel delays decision in Apple-Samsung patent fight 01-06-2013 01:02 PM

    Washington: The US International Trade Commission, which hears many patent fights, on Friday extended its deadline for ruling on whether Apple Inc infringes patents owned by Samsung Electronics Co Ltd in making the iPod Touch, iPhone and iPad. The ITC had said it would make a decision on Friday but...