Jindal Steel

  • Industries fail to meet tree plantation target set by government June 17, 2014

    Several industries, including PSUs, have failed to meet their target of tree plantation across the state set by the Chhattisgarh government. "During a meeting chaired by Chief Minister Raman Singh in Raipur in the new Mantralaya on Monday, he expressed unhappiness over several industrial houses having failed to fulfill their target...
  • Jindal brothers in rival talks to save Lucchini: Reports May 1, 2014

    New Delhi: Billionaire brothers, Naveen and Sajjan Jindal, could be the answer Pope Francis is looking for. Their companies, Jindal Steel and Power and JSW Steel, are in competing talks to buy parts of insolvent Italian steelmaker Lucchini, sources with direct knowledge of the matter said. Pope Francis earlier this month...
  • Chhattisgarh's activist Ramesh Agrawal wins an international prize for fight against coal mining April 30, 2014

    Environmental activist Ramesh Agrawal, who helped villagers stop a massive coal mining project, is among six people around the world to be awarded the prestigious Goldman Environment Prize, the organisation said. The annual prize honours outstanding grassroots environmentalists for their sustained and significant efforts to protect and enhance the natural environment,...
  • Indian man confronts mining industry, wins Goldman Environmental prize April 28, 2014

    The man walked into Ramesh Agrawal's tiny Internet cafe, pulled out a pistol and hissed, "You talk too much." Then he fired two bullets i nto Agrawal's left leg and fled on a motorcycle. The 2012 attack came three months after Agrawal won a court case that blocked a major Indian...
  • JPL commissions 600 MW unit in Raigarh April 1, 2014

    Jindal Power Limited (JPL), a company promoted by Jindal Steel and Power Limited (JSPL), has successfully commissioned the second unit of its 4x600 MW expansion project in Chhattisgarh's Raigarh district, a release said on Monday. The plant at Tamnar is the country's first mega power project in the independent power plantcategory,...
  • Naveen Jindal lodges complaint with EC against two news channels March 18, 2014

    Congress MP and chairman of Jindal Steel and Power Naveen Jindal on Tuesday lodged a complaint with the Election Commission against two news channels belonging to a group for allegedly telecasting false news against him. "They have run 85 false news items against me since March 5, when code of conduct...
  • Coal scam: CBI to file first chargesheet in Supreme Court on Monday March 9, 2014

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) will be filing its first chargesheet in the coal scam in the Supreme Court on Monday. It will also submitting a status report informing the Court about the progress made in the coal scam probe. The Supreme Court had asked the CBI, during...
  • Coal scam: CBI to file status report in SC tomorrow March 9, 2014

    CBI will be submitting a status report on Monday informing Supreme Court about the progress made in the coal scam probe and on filing charge sheet in one of the cases registered by the probe agency in 2012. Sources in the investigating agency said that a charge sheet was likely to...
  • Villagers record statements for NOC for proposed steel plant March 8, 2014

    Statements of around 27 villagers to seek 'No Objection Certificate' from the Union Environment Ministry for the proposed Jindal Steel and Power Limited (JSPL) were on Saturday recorded at a public hearing held at Asanboni, about 25 kms from Jamshedpur. Among others, JSPL regional officer RN Choudhury, vice-president (Project) Naresh Kumar...
  • India reclaims 31 coal blocks from private firms over delay February 19, 2014

    The coal ministry is taking back 31 coal blocks allocated to private firms including the Tata group and Jindal Steel and Power over delays in developing them, jeopardising billiondollar projects and inviting legal action. The recalls, coupled with delays in approvals for several large projects such as steel plants by POSCO...
  • Sensex ends 206 points up; Reliance Infra surges 4 per cent August 23, 2013

    Mumbai: 3:00 pm: The Sensex is up 215.34 points or 1.18 per cent at 18528.28, and the Nifty is up 62.85 points or 1.16 per cent at 5471.30, led by private banks, oil and gas, capital goods and metals stocks. The BSE Midcap and Smallcap indices rose 0.9 per cent each....
  • Coal scam: Jindal Steel stocks slump over 24 pc after FIR June 11, 2013

    Mumbai: Shares of Jindal Steel and Power Ltd on Tuesday crashed over 24 per cent in morning trade, as Naveen Jindal and the company were named as accused in the fresh FIR filed by CBI in connection with the coal allocation scam. Following the news, shares of JSPL went into...
  • Sensex nearly flat as freefalling rupee dashes rate cut hopes June 10, 2013

    Mumbai: Surrendering most of its early gains, the BSE benchmark Sensex on Monday closed just 12 points higher as rupee hitting record lows dashed hopes of a rate cut by RBI, while IT stocks rose on expectations of better dollar revenues. In a volatile trade, the 30share index, commenced the day...
  • WB: JSW Steel puts Rs 35k cr steel project on hold April 28, 2013

    New Delhi: JSW Steel has put on hold plans to set up a 10 million tonnes steel plant in West Bengal as it has not been able to secure longterm iron ore supplies for the Rs 35,000 crore project. "It is stalled right now, it's on hold. Unless we are going...
  • Jindal Steel and Power Q4 net profit down 35 pc April 26, 2013

    New Delhi: Hit hard by rising interest burden and lower sales realisations, Jindal Steel and Power's (JSPL) consolidated net profit fell by nearly 35 per cent to Rs 760.27 crore for the quarter ended March 31, 2013. The company, headed by Naveen Jindal, had reported a net profit of Rs...
  • SC notices to Naveen Jindal, Centre on Zee Group's plea February 12, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued notices to Congress MP Naveen Jindal and the Centre on Zee Group's plea for transfer of alleged extortion case investigation against it from Delhi Police to another agency. The apex court also sought the response from the Jindal Group and Delhi Police on...
  • Court accepts defamation complaint against Jindal January 9, 2013

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Wednesday took cognisance of Zee Business Editor Samir Ahluwalia's criminal defamation complaint against Naveen Jindal, his firm Jindal Steel and Power Ltd (JSPL) and its 14 officials. Metropolitan Magistrate Navita Kumari took cognisance of the complaint and listed the matter for recording of presummoning...
  • Court gives 10 days to Zee chief before arrest December 20, 2012

    New Delhi: A court here on Thursday told the Delhi Police to give ten working days time to Zee Group Chairman Subhash Chandra and his son if it wants to arrest them in the case of alleged Rs 100 crore extortion bid from Congress MP Naveen Jindal's firm by two...
  • Jindal extortion case: Interim relief for Zee head, MD December 14, 2012

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Friday granted interim protection from arrest to Zee Group chairman Subhash Chandra and his son and MD Puneet Goenka in the Naveen Jindal extortion case. The duo cannot be arrested until December 20, which is the next date for hearing of their anticipatory bail...
  • Jindal extortion case: Zee editors' police custody ends today December 10, 2012

    New Delhi: The twoday police custody of Zee editors Sudhir Chaudhry and Samir Ahluwalia will end on Monday. The crime branch will continue to interrogate Zee owner Subhash Chandra. He was questioned for about seven hours on Sunday. Speaking to the media he said he had no knowledge of the...
  • Will file defamation case against Jindal: Zee Group head December 9, 2012

    New Delhi: Zee Group Chairman Subhash Chandra was questioned by the Delhi Police for the second day on Sunday in connection with the alleged Rs 100 crore extortion bid from Congress MP Naveen Jindal's company and denied any knowledge about the deal being worked out by his men. After the...
  • Jindal extortion case: Delhi Police to question Zee chief, MD December 8, 2012

    New Delhi: Zee Group Chairman Subhash Chandra and managing director Puneet Goenka will be questioned by the Crime Branch of Delhi Police on Saturday in connection to the alleged 100 crore rupee extortion case filed by the Jindals. Delhi Police also plans to confront them with the have also asked...
  • Jindal extortion case: Police seek custody of Zee editors December 4, 2012

    New Delhi: Delhi Police on Tuesday told a court here that it would need the custody of two Zee News channel editors to confront them with group Chairman Subhash Chandra and his son in the case of their alleged bid to extort Rs 100 crore from a Congress MP Naveen...
  • Jindal extortion case: Court denies bail to Zee editors December 3, 2012

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Monday dismissed the bail plea of two Zee News editors facing charges of extortion bid against Congress MP and industrialist Naveen Jindal's Jindal Steel Power Limited (JSPL). The duo, Sudhir Chaudhary and Samir Ahluwalia, was accused by Jindal of trying to extort Rs 100...
  • Jindal extortion: Court to hear bail plea of Zee News editors December 1, 2012

    New Delhi: The bail plea of two senior editors of Zee news, Samir Ahluwalia and Sudhir Chaudhary, will come up in a Delhi court on Saturday. They were both sent to 14day judicial custody on Friday in the Rs 100 crore extortion case filed by the Jindal Group. Chaudhary and...
  • Zee News editors sent to judicial custody till Dec 14 November 30, 2012

    New Delhi: The two senior editors of Zee News, Sudhir Chaudhary and Samir Ahluwalia, were on Friday sent to judicial custody till December 14 in connection with the Jindal Group extortion case. The duo has filed a second bail plea that will come up for hearing on Saturday. Chaudhary and Ahluwalia...
  • JindalZee row: HC seeks transcript of 'sting' video October 30, 2012

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Tuesday directed Congress MP Naveen Jindalowned Jindal Steel and Power Ltd, which has filed a Rs 200 crore defamation suit against a news channel, to submit the transcripts and records of the 'sting operation' on alleged extortion demand made by the channel. The order...
  • Zee News sends Rs 150 cr defamation notice to Jindal October 27, 2012

    New Delhi: Zee News on Saturday sent a defamation notice of Rs 150 crore to Naveen Jindal accusing his press conference on a sting operation conducted by his company, Jindal Steel and Power Ltd, on the TV channel, as an attempt to divert attention from demand for independent probe in...
  • Jindal vs Zee TV: Demand for probe on media grows October 26, 2012

    New Delhi: The demand for an independent inquiry on the media has grown after Congress MP and industrialist Naveen Jindal released a video accusing Zee TV of extortion. Jindal did a reverse sting operation on Zee TV, showing the media giant demanding advertising commitments in exchange of burying negative coverage...
  • News 360: Probe initiated against 18 of Gadkari's companies October 25, 2012

    The Income Tax department on Thursday began probe into BJP President Nitin Gadkari's Purti Power and Sugar Ltd (PPSL). IT authorities said they will also probe source of funds of the 18 companies that invested in Purti. Prima facie evidence suggested that shell companies had invested in Purti. Sources said that if...