Kumar Mangalam Birla

  • Kumar Mangalam Birla meets Jaitley; expects turnaround 3-6 months May 28, 2014

    New Delhi: Sounding a note of optimism, Aditya Birla Group head Kumar Mangalam Birla today exuded confidence that the Budget would give boost to infrastructure sector and a turnaround would be visible in the next 3-6 months. "I expect a turnaround to happen in 3-6 months. I also expect budget to give...
  • Coal scam: CBI summons PC Parakh to join investigation this week April 22, 2014

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investogation on Tuesday summoned former PC Parakh to join investigation in the coal block allocation case to Hindalco this week. In October last year, the CBI registered a case against former coal secretary PC Parekh and industrialist Kumar Mangalam Birla, as a representative of...
  • Coal scam: CBI to examine Hindalco chief Kumar Mangalam Birla April 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Aditya Birla Group Chairman Kumar Mangalam Birla is all set to be interrogated by the Central Bureau of Investigation in connection with the multi-crore coal block allocation scam. The CBI has named Mangalam in the Hindalco chargesheet. The investigators have already questioned several officials of Hindaloco and are now...
  • When butter chicken posed a risk for business expansion at Birlas! January 20, 2014

    New Delhi: Risks for international expansion can come from the least-expected quarters and for industrialist Kumar Mangalam Birla it once came in the form of 'butter chicken' being cooked in its office canteen. The aluminium-to-telecom conglomerate Aditya Birla Group Chairman belongs to the Marwari community, where vegetarianism forms an important part...
  • Coalgate: SC to take up CBI's latest status report today October 29, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday will take up CBI's latest status report filed on October 22 in the coal blocks allocation case. The CBI in its latest status report had apprised the court of the 14th FIR against Aditya Birla Group Chairman Kumar Mangalam Birla and former coal secretary...
  • Letter on coal mafia in response to Shibu Soren seeking my transfer: Parakh October 25, 2013

    New Delhi: Former Coal Secretary PC Parakh on Friday clarified his letter on coal mafia in the Coal Ministry saying the letter was written in response to the complaint by former Coal Minister Shibu Soren seeking his transfer. He said there is a lack of transparency which leads to criminality. He...
  • Assocham writes to PM over 'half baked cases' being slapped on industrialists October 25, 2013

    New Delhi: Assocham has written a strongly worded open letter to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh complaining against half baked cases being slapped on industrialists. The letter was written in the backdrop of the Central Bureau of Investigation naming Aditya Birla Chairman Kumar Mangalam Birla as an accused in the coal...
  • I'm ready to face CBI probe in coal scam, says PM October 24, 2013

    On Board Air India One: Holding that he was not above the law, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, on Thursday, offered to face the CBI or "for that matter anybody" in the probe into allocation of coal block to Hindalco as he has nothing to hide. Singh, who has been under opposition attack...
  • Assocham writes to PM, says concerned over CBI probe October 23, 2013

    Taking a strong note of CBI slapping case against Kumar Mangalam Birla in Coalgate, Assocham has sought Prime Minister's intervention to end the "environment of distrust" which had arisen due to "half-baked cases" against industry leaders, cautioning this could further impair decision making. "We find ourselves in a situation where half-baked...
  • CBI will ask PMO to hand over files related to Hindalco: Sources October 22, 2013

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation will seeks files related to Hindalco from the Prime Minister's Office, the sources have said. The CBI wants to know under what circumstances the coal block was allotted to Hindalco. The sources have also said that this letter would be sent to PMO's...
  • Coalgate: CBI files its status report in SC October 22, 2013

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday filed the status report on coal blocks allocation scam probe in a sealed envelop in the Supreme Court. The apex court is likely to take up the report on October 29. Sources say the CBI report gives details about three aspects...
  • Coalgate: CBI to file its status report in SC today October 22, 2013

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation will file its status report on coal block allocation before the Supreme court on Tuesday. Sources told CNN-IBN that the CBI will stand by its FIR filed against Aditya Group Chairman Kumar Mangalam Birla and former coal secretary PC Parakh. Sources said there is...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai October 22, 2013

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  • Colagate and Radia tapes: Is corporate India now under siege? October 22, 2013

    The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) will stand by the FIR against Aditya Birla group chairman Kumar Mangalam Birla and former coal secretary PC Parakh in the coal blocks allocation scam when it files a status report in the Supreme Court on Tuesday on the investigations. The status report will...
  • News 360: CBI to back FIR against Kumar Mangalam Birla, PC Parakh October 21, 2013

    The CBI will be filing a status report in the Supreme Court on Tuesday on the investigation into coal block allocations. The details of the report state that the CBI will stand by FIR filed against Kumar Mangalam Birla and former coal secretary P C Parakh. ...
  • Coalgate: CBI will stand by FIR against Kumar Mangalam Birla, say sources October 21, 2013

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) will stand by the FIR against Aditya Birla group chairman Kumar Mangalam Birla and former coal secretary PC Parakh in the coal blocks allocation scam when it files a status report in the Supreme Court on Tuesday on the investigations. The status...
  • FIR against Birla doesn't mean government targeting industry: Montek October 21, 2013

    New Delhi: Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia on Monday admitted that Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh took the right decision in the allocation of coal blocks to Hidalco industries run by the Birla group. In an interview to CNN-IBN's Karan Thapar, he said, "There is no doubt that...
  • PM leaves for 4 days visit to Russia, China; likely to meet Indian CEOs October 20, 2013

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is likely to meet Indian CEOs in Russia and China and reassure them that the UPA is investor-friendly, sources said on Sunday. The meeting comes in the backdrop of the Central Bureau of Investigation's FIR which named Aditya Birla Goup head Kumar Mangalam Birla,...
  • Follow rule of law, but don't scare away investors: Moily on Birla FIR October 19, 2013

    New Delhi: Petroleum Minister Veerappa Moily and former Infosys Chairman Narayan Murthy have warned that investigations against top businessmen may not augur well for the country's reputation and will drive away foreign investors. The remarks came after the Central Bureau of Investigation filed an FIR against Aditya Birla Group Chairman...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey October 18, 2013

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  • News 360: India hunts for treasure in Unnao, PIL seeks SC monitoring October 18, 2013

    Even as the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) started the excavation work at the Unnao fort of former king Raja Ram Bux Singh on Friday to search for 1,000 tonnes of gold reportedly buried under it, a PIL has been filed in the Supreme Court asking the court to monitor...
  • India should not become like Russia, says Moily over FIR against KM Birla October 18, 2013

    As industry voiced concern over the CBI naming industrialist Kumar Mangalam Birla in a case, Oil Minister M Veerappa Moily, on Friday, said investigating agencies and the judiciary must ensure that India does not become like Russia, where investors are not prepared to go and billionaires are put behind bars. Moily...
  • Coalgate: Murthy slams FIR, says Birla is a respected man October 18, 2013

    New Delhi: Following the CBI FIR which accused Aditya Birla Group Chairman Kumar Mangalam Birla in the coal block scam, Infosys chief NR Narayana Murthy has come down strongly on the investigating agency saying that such moves could damage India's reputation among foreign investors. "Kumar Mangalam is one of the most...
  • Coalgate: Birla meets Chidambaram, says not worried about FIR October 18, 2013

    New Delhi:In the wake of the FIR filed by the Central Bureau of Investigation in the coal block allocation case naming Kumar Mangalam Birla as accused, the industrialist met Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Friday evening. Speaking to the media after the meeting, Birla has said that he is worried...
  • Coalgate: PM asks Anand Sharma, Chidambaram to reach out to India Inc October 18, 2013

    New Delhi: In the wake of criticism being leveled against the government by the corporates for having an unfavourable atmosphere for business in India, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has asked Commerce Minister Anand Sharma and Finance Minister P Chidambaram to reach out to India Inc. The government has been in damage...
  • Coalgate: Kumar Mangalam Birla to meet Finance Minister on Friday evening October 18, 2013

    New Delhi: Aditya Birla Chairman Kumar Mangalam Birla is likely to meet Finance Minister P Chidambaram over a CBI inquiry in the coal block allocation case. The proposed meeting comes after CBI named Birla in its 14th FIR pertaining to the coal blocks allocation scam. The government has been in damage...
  • Coalgate: Naveen says Hindalco letter was in Odisha's 'best interest' October 17, 2013

    New Delhi: The coal allocation scam took another dramatic turn on Thursday with Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik becoming the latest political figure to find his name linked to the controversy. Amid reports that CBI could question Patnaik for writing a letter to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to allot coal...
  • News 360: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik under scanner in Coal scam October 17, 2013

    In a new twist to the coal blocks allocation scam the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is looking into the role of Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik in the case. Naveen Patnaik had reportedly written to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to approve coal blocks of Aditya Birla Group Chairman Kumar...
  • Coalgate: FIR against Birla triggers panic amongst India Inc October 17, 2013

    New Delhi: The CBI's FIR against Aditya Birla Group Chairman Kumar Mangalam Birla and the former coal secretary PC Parakh has triggered panic amongst industrialists and the government as far as investments are concerned. The CBI has named both Birla and Parakh as accused in the coalgate's 14th FIR, which...
  • The Last Word: Is the CBI's treatment of KM Birla a sign that we are returning to the repressive 1980s? October 17, 2013

    In an another high profile chargesheet in the coal scam, the Central Bureau of Investigation has named Aditya Birla Group Chairman Kumar Mangalam Birla as an accused in its 14th FIR in the case. ...