KUMAR MANGALAM BIRLA

  • Coal scam: CBI files revised closure report in KM Birla case October 21, 2014

    New Delhi: The CBI on Tuesday filed a "detailed and comprehensive" revised final closure report before a special court in a coal block allocation scam case involving top industrialist Kumar Mangalam Birla, former coal secretary PC Parakh and others. The agency filed the report before Special CBI Judge Bharat Parashar and...
  • India Inc applauds Mangalyaan, says India will soon become a manufacturing hub September 25, 2014

    New Delhi: Hailing Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his unique initiative and vision to turn India into a manufacturing superpower, industrialists attending the launch of "Make in India" campaign while promising their commitment to the initiative, also lauded the successful entry of Mangalyaan into the Mars orbit. Top businesspersons...
  • Hope government will devise relief plan: Birla on coal blocks order September 24, 2014

    Mumbai: Aditya Birla Group chairman Kumar Mangalam Birla on Wednesday said that the Union Government should ensure that the massive investments made by the companies to acquire coal blocks do not go down the drain following Supreme Court's order cancelling the mine permits. In a major blow to the corporate sector,...
  • Hindalco case: CBI seeks time for clarifications September 22, 2014

    New Delhi: CBI on Monday sought more time in a Delhi court to give clarifications on queries posed to it in connection with a closure report filed in coal block allocation case in which an FIR was lodged against top industrialist Kumar Mangalam Birla and others. Special Public Prosecutor (SPP) RS...
  • What was the hurry to close case against industrialist Birla, Court asks CBI September 12, 2014

    New Delhi: A Delhi Court on Friday hit out the Central Bureau of Investigation over missing files in the Birla Hindalco closure report that was filed in August. The CBI had informed the court that the original minutes of screening committee meetings which dealt with Birlaowned Hindalco's application were missing. "What...
  • Coal scam: CBI to drop case against Kumar Mangalam Birla August 25, 2014

    New Delhi: The CBI is likely to close a case against industrialist Kumar Mangalam Birla in the coal block allocation scam, an official said on Monday. The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) had booked Birla as a representative of the Aditya Birla Group and his group company Hindalco, one of the...
  • Hindalco blunder: Did CBI jump the gun on Birla in the coal scam case? August 20, 2014

    In what comes as a huge embarrassment for the CBI, the agency has decided to file a closure report in its high profile coalgate FIR against Kumar Mangalam Birla and former coal secretary PC Parakh. Sources say the CBI has found no prosecutable evidence. ...
  • Coalgate: CBI to file closure in Hindalco case, Birla, Parakh to get clean chit, say sources August 20, 2014

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation is set to file a closure report in the Hindalco case in the coal allocation scam. CBI sources say that Kumar Mangalam Birla and former coal secretary PC Parakh will be given a clean chit. Sources say that there is no prosecutable evidence found...
  • Kumar Mangalam Birla meets Jaitley; expects turnaround 36 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 36 months. "I expect a turnaround to happen in 36 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 leastexpected quarters and for industrialist Kumar Mangalam Birla it once came in the form of 'butter chicken' being cooked in its office canteen. The aluminiumtotelecom 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 "halfbaked cases" against industry leaders, cautioning this could further impair decision making. "We find ourselves in a situation where halfbaked...
  • 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 CNNIBN 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

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep sardesai on India at 9. ...
  • 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 CNNIBN'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 investorfriendly, 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

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • 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...