JINDAL

  • Jindal Steel shelves $10 billion project after coal setback November 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Jindal Steel and Power Ltd has shelved a $10 billion coal-to-diesel project, its chairman said, becoming the first big casualty of a Supreme Court decision to scrap coalfields allocated to private firms since 1993. Jindal Steel's 1.5 billion tonne coalfield in Odisha was among 214 cancelled by the Supreme...
  • Coalgate: CBI registers case against Jindal Steel & Power October 19, 2014

    New Delhi: A case of alleged cheating and corruption has been registered by CBI against Jindal Steel and Power company relating to the probe into coal blocks allocated during 1993-2005 period. CBI spokesperson said on Sunday that it is the 36th FIR in connection with its probe in the coal...
  • Country's richest woman Savitri Jindal loses in Haryana polls to BJP's Kamal Gupta October 19, 2014

    Chandigarh: Savitri Jindal, the richest woman in the country, lost from the Hisar assembly seat, officials said on Sunday. Jindal, who was elected from Hisar in 2005 and 2009 and is a minister in the outgoing Bhupinder Singh Hooda-led Congress government in the state, lost to BJP candidate Kamal Gupta by...
  • Khap panchayats believe in dictatorship, India still a male-dominated country: HJC’s Hisar candidate October 14, 2014

    Hisar: In the battleground of Hisar, the Haryana Janhit Congress has fielded a new entrant Gautam Sardana for the Assembly elections. Sardana is expected to give a tough fight to sitting Congress MLA Savitri Jindal. In a door-to-door campaign, Sardana said, "Will win by 20,000 votes. No development work was...
  • Congress's Savitri Jindal leads the race in Hisar, BJP and HJC play catch-up October 14, 2014

    Hisar: Hisar, a traditional stronghold of Congress, is witnessing a three-way contest between Congress's Savitri Jindal, Bharatiya Janata Party's Dr Kamal Gupta and Haryana Janhit Congress candidate Gautam Sardana. Even as voting will take place on October 15, Savitri Jindal seems to be leading the race. Anoop Kumar,...
  • On the last day of campaign, Hisar candidates take out roadshows to connect with voters October 14, 2014

    Hisar: In a last minute effort to garner as many votes on October 15, candidates in Hisar did not leave any stones unturned on Monday. The city of Hisar witnessed grand roadshows by Congress MLA Savitri Jindal and BJP candidate Kamal Gupta while Haryana Janhit Congress candidate Gautam Sardana took...
  • Congress's Savitri Jindal holds roadshow in Hisar, dismisses Modi wave October 14, 2014

    Hisar: On the last day of election campaign for Haryana Assembly elections on Monday, Congress MLA Savitri Jindal held a roadshow in Hisar with over 2,000 people taking part in her campaign. Former Union minister and her son Naveen Jindal was also with her appealing people to vote for the...
  • Haryana polls: Women from top political families in fray October 7, 2014

    Chandigarh: With October 15 Haryana assembly elections set to see a record number of 109 women candidates in the fray, all eyes will be on the females from top political families contesting from different seats. Among the prominent women candidates out there in the fray include Haryana ministers Savitri Jindal, Kiran...
  • SC scraps coal allocations, firms likely to pay Rs 7,905 cr in penalty September 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Jindal Steel and Power Ltd, Hindalco and other companies whose coal mine allocations were scrapped by the Supreme Court on Wednesday are likely to pay about Rs 7,905 crore in penalty. The Supreme Court while cancelling 214 of 218 coal mine permits given to companies for their own...
  • Bobby Jindal still mulling 2016 White House run July 16, 2014

    Washington: Louisiana's IndianAmerican Governor Bobby Jindal will not make a decision about a White House run in 2016 until after November as he tries to make his Republican Party "stop being the stupid party". "We've said it's something we're thinking about, praying about. It's something we're considering. But we won't make...
  • 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...
  • CBI should probe Naveen's role in chit fund scam: BJP May 10, 2014

    With the Supreme Court ordering a CBI probe into the Saradha scam, the BJP on Saturday attacked Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik accusing him of protecting ponzi firms and demanded inclusion of the BJD supremo's name in the enquiry. "Naveen Patnaik has to come under the CBI probe net in the...
  • Coal scam: ED files laundering case against exMoS, Naveen Jindal May 5, 2014

    New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has slapped money laundering charges against former Minister of State in the Coal Ministry Dasari Narayana Rao and Congress MP Naveen Jindal in connection with its probe in the Coal blocks allocation case. The agency, which has registered an FIR under the Prevention of Money...
  • 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...
  • Reprobe ordered in mosque demolition case against Jindal firm April 25, 2014

    A local court on Thursday directed police to re-investigate the case against a Jindal Group firm for allegedly demolishing a 16th century mosque to facilitate mining operations in Bhilwara district in Rajasthan.   The court of Chief Judicial Magistrate Bhilwara gave the direction while disposing of complaints lodged by two locals...
  • Naveen Jindal scores above average on MPs performance card April 3, 2014

    Industrialist and Congress MP Naveen Jindal has scored above average on the MPs performance card. Jindal is two times sitting MP from Kurukshetra in Haryana. The survey has been done by CNN-IBN and ADR. Naveen has been rated 6.5 on maintenance of law and order, 6.2 on public transport, 6.1...
  • 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,...
  • Global Education for the Future: Globalisation opens various opportunities for students March 30, 2014

    Globalisation has opened up various opportunities for higher education. Experts, however, stressed that institutions need to be empowered to fulfil that goal. "Institutions need to be empowered to fulfil that goal of providing global education," said Professor C Raj Kumar, founding Vice Chancellor of OP Jindal Global University. ...
  • 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...
  • Jindal slams Obama, describes him as worst US president March 8, 2014

    Washington: Preparing ground for his potential presidential run in 2016, Indian-American Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal has slammed Barack Obama as the worst President in history and took a dig at his inability to stop Russia from invading Ukraine. "To President Carter, I want to issue a sincere apology. It is no...
  • 2014 Lok Sabha elections: The oddballs in the fray March 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Like in the all previous elections, the odd balls are adding some colour to the Lok Sabha elections this time too. Infosys co-founder and former IT Czar from Bangalore Nandan Nilekani to banker Meera Sanyal in Mumbai, film actress Moon Moon Sen in Kolkata to Kannada heroine Ramya...
  • 10 Indian-Americans in race for 2014 elections in US February 24, 2014

    Even as the 2014 general elections in the US are still more than eight months away, as many as 10 Indian-Americans have already announced their decision to enter the race for elected public offices, including the House of Representatives. Ami Bera, the only Indian-American Congressman and the third ever, is seeking...
  • Cancel licences of TV channels doing 'business of extortion': Naveen Jindal February 21, 2014

    A strong demand for cancellation of licences of those TV channels which are in the "business of extortion" by giving 'paid news' was made by a Congress member in the Lok Sabha on Friday. Raising the issue during Zero Hour, Naveen Jindal said that licence of running a TV channel was...
  • 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...
  • Veer: Visually impaired Ankit Jindal is the marketing manager at Wipro February 17, 2014

    Bangalore: According to some estimates India has almost 70 million people living with some form of disability, but hardly 1 per cent of them are employed. Ankit Rajiv Jindal, marketing manager at Wipro in Bangalore, shrugs off his impairment as easily as he carries off his skills. Jindal can rattle off...