Ratan Tata

  • Industrialisation in Bengal: Government pats its back, India Inc unsatisfied August 19, 2014

    Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is just days away from making her maiden and much-hyped foreign trip to Singapore to attract investments to her state. Her trip comes just days after a war of words ensued between industrialist Ratan Tata and the Trinamool Congress (TMC) over economic development...
  • Was hurt that Ratan Tata painted a grim picture of Bengal without knowing facts, says Amit Mitra August 12, 2014

    West Bengal Finance Minister Amit Mitra has spoken out about his war of words with Tata Group Chairman Emeritus Ratan Tata. Speaking to CNN-IBN, Mitra said that he was hurt that the industrialist painted a grim picture about the state without having full information. Following is the transcript of an...
  • Ratan Tata must stop delivering sermons like a demi-god: Bengal minister August 8, 2014

    Kolkata: West Bengal ministers continue to attack Tata Group Chairman Emeritus Ratan Tata for his remarks that he hadn't noticed any industrial development in the state. After Finance Minister Amit Mitra said that Tata had lost his mind, Urban Development Minister Firhad Hakim has hit out at him saying West...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey August 7, 2014

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  • News 360: Ratan Tata clarifies his remarks on lack of industrial development in West Bengal August 7, 2014

    Tata Sons Chairman Emeritus Ratan Tata on Thursday clarified his remarks on the lack of industrial development in West Bengal and said that he never spoke of it in state-only view while reacting to West Bengal Industries Minister Amit Mitra's statement criticising him. ...
  • Ratan Tata hits back at Amit Mitra, asks him to show industrial development in West Bengal August 7, 2014

    Kolkata: Tata Sons Chairman Emeritus Ratan Tata on Thursday clarified his remarks on the lack of industrial development in West Bengal and said that he never spoke of it in state-only view while reacting to West Bengal Industries Minister Amit Mitra's statement criticising him. "My comments yesterday referred to my drive...
  • Ratan Tata has lost his mind: Bengal minister Amit Mitra August 7, 2014

    Kolkata: Bengal Indutsries Minister Amit Mitra on Thursday hit back at top industrialist Ratan Tata for his comment that there is no sign of development in Kolkata. "Ratan Tata must have lost his mind. His own companies are adding 20,000 jobs in Bengal, I'm surprised his own companies don't brief...
  • I'm not cut out for politics: Ratan Tata August 6, 2014

    Kolkata: Chairman Emeritus of Tata Sons Ratan Tata on Wednesday said he never considered politics in his life like his mentor JRD Tata and added that he was not cut-out for that. "Like my mentor JRD Tata, I had never considered politics. I am not cut-out to be political person...
  • 2G: Raja accepts meeting Radia at his residence July 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Former Telecom Minister A Raja, an accused in the 2G case, on Monday accepted having met former corporate lobbyist Niira Radia along with then Tata group chairman Ratan Tata at his residence in connection with work of Tata group, but categorically denied having any telephonic conversation with her. "I...
  • Ratan Tata gets honorary doctorate from Canada's York University June 22, 2014

    Toronto: Canada's world-famous York University has conferred an honorary doctor of laws degree on former Tata group chairman Ratan Tata for his quest for innovation and role in promoting corporate social responsibility. Tata flew into Toronto to receive the honour bestowed on him at the 2014 spring convocation of York University's...
  • Ratan Tata visits 'Jaipur Foot' manufacturing unit June 5, 2014

    Tata Group Chairman Emeritus Ratan Tata on Wednesday visited the manufacturing facility of famous 'Jaipur Foot' -- an artificial leg - in Jaipur at the world's largest organisation for handicapped Bhagwan Mahaveer Viklang Sahayata Samiti (BMVSS). Tata after inspecting the manufacturing base said the success story of the Jaipur Foot was because...
  • Indian economy grew impressively under PM Manmohan Singh's leadership: Ratan Tata May 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Tata Group Chairman Emeritus Ratan Tata on Wednesday lauded Prime Minster Manmohan Singh for his integrity saying economy grew impressively under his first stint although his government fell prey to inflationary forces in the second term. "The Indian economy grew impressively under his (Singh's) leadership in the first five...
  • Economy grew impressively under Manmohan Singh's first stint: Ratan Tata May 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Tata group Chairman Emeritus Ratan Tata on Wednesday lavished praise on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, who is preparing to demit office after leading the Congress-led UPA government for 10 years. Ratan Tata, tweeted, "India should salute Manmohan Singh who demits his office this week. Dr Singh conducted himself with...
  • Ratan Tata receives one of UK's top civilian honours May 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Tata group Chairman Emeritus Ratan Tata has become the first Indian since independence to receive the Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the British Empire (GBE), one of the highest civilian honours of the UK. Tata was presented the GBE by British High Commissioner to India Sir James...
  • Ratan Tata thanks Britain for civilian honour April 14, 2014

    Mumbai: Tata Group Chairman Emeritus Ratan Tata on Monday thanked the British government for awarding him one of its highest civilian honours, the Knight Grand Cross, in recognition for the work his group is doing in the island nation. "I am deeply touched and feel greatly honoured to receive the recognition...
  • Sir Ratan Tata Trust inks 10-year pact with Uttarakhand government March 7, 2014

    Sir Ratan Tata Trust (SRTT) has inked a 10-year pact with the Uttarakhand government to commence the second phase of Himmotthan project, which aims to empower the residents of the state. In 2004, SRTT had signed a 10-year agreement with the Uttarakhand government for the first phase of the project. Citing the example of Himachal Pradesh,...
  • May launch Nano in Indonesia and bring back to India: Ratan Tata November 29, 2013

    The Tata group may consider launching its small car Nano in a new avatar in another country like Indonesia, where it doesn't have the 'stigma' of being 'the cheapest car', and bring it back to India for a fresh start with a new image, according to Chairman Emeritus Ratan Tata. Tata,...
  • Ratan Tata's grace and wisdom moved me: Starbucks CEO November 19, 2013

    Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz has voiced his admiration for industrialist Ratan Tata's "grace" and wisdom, saying he was moved by the business icon's words during the launch of the coffee chain's flagship store in Mumbai in year 2012. "At the celebratory dinner the night of the Mumbai (store's) opening, Ratan Tata...
  • Ratan Tata is Sachin Tendulkar of corporate India: Chidambaram November 16, 2013

    Mumbai: Praising industrialist Ratan Tata, Finance Minister P Chidambaram described him as the Sachin Tendulkar of corporate India. Chidambaram was speaking after honouring the Chairman Emeritus of the Tata Group with the first CII President's award for his contributions to industry and society. With a large gathering of corporate leaders in...
  • Radia Tapes: SC asks Centre, CBI to reply on plea November 13, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the Centre and CBI to file replies on a plea seeking to direct the government to take action on findings of Serious Fraud Investigation Office (SFIO) which found "irregularities" in some business transactions after examining Niira Radia tapes. A bench of justices GS...
  • Radia tapes: SC asks CBI, Centre to reply on plea November 13, 2013

    Taking exception to the strong words used by senior counsel Rajiv Dhawan about court adjourning the hearing on the petition by industrialist Ratan Tata in Niira Radia tapes case, the Supreme Court bench headed by Justice GS Singhvi on Wednesday recused itself from hearing the matter. "We will not hear this...
  • Will invest in Air India if government privatises it: Ratan Tata October 25, 2013

    Mumbai: In what is being seen as a significant statement, noted industrialist Ratan Tata on Friday said that he would consider investing in Air India if the government privatises the airline. Tata's comments came weeks after Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh said it was his personal opinion that the government...
  • Ratan Tata to be inducted into a US Academy October 5, 2013

    Washington: India's leading industrialist Ratan Tata will be formally inducted into the prestigious National Academy of Engineering in the US on Sunday for his "outstanding contributions" to industrial development in India and the world over. Tata, chairman emeritus of the Tata Group, one of India's largest and oldest conglomerate, will be...
  • Ratan Tata joins board of trustees of American think tank September 19, 2013

    India's leading industrialist Ratan Tata has been nominated as a member of the board of trustees of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, an American think tank, a media release has said. "We are extremely proud to welcome Ratan to our board of trustees," Harvey V Fineberg, chairman of the board...
  • Leader Talk: In conversation with Ratan Tata, Kapil Dev September 7, 2013

    In this show we talk about the leadership mantras with successful leaders from the world of corporate India and sports. ...
  • Vested interests have delayed or manipulated government policy: Ratan Tata August 28, 2013

    Former chairman of Tata Group Ratan Tata broke his silence in an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN on the leadership deficit and economic crisis in the country. ...
  • Leadership deficit in India aggravating economic crisis: Ratan Tata August 28, 2013

    New Delhi: Former chairman of Tata Group Ratan Tata on Tuesday said that the leadership deficit in India is aggravating our economic crisis. Tata broke his silence in an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN on the leadership deficit and economic crisis in the country. Ratan Tata said that the country needed...
  • Ratan Tata attends SC hearing on Nira Radia tapes August 21, 2013

    New Delhi: Former Tata Group chief Ratan Tata on Wednesday came to the Supreme Court to attend a hearing in the Nira Radia case. The Supreme Court is hearing a PIL filed by the NGO, Centre for Public Interest Litigation, seeking the tapes to be made public. Ratan Tata himself had...
  • Antony, Tata may give evidence in Finmeccanica trial July 29, 2013

    Busto Arsizio: Defence minister AK Antony, together with a former UK defence minister and ex-chairman of Tata Group, have been lined up as witnesses in a trial of former bosses of Italy's Finmeccanica over corruption in a helicopter deal with India. The trial has raised the prospect that Finmeccanica could be...
  • AirAsia applies for NOC for operations in India July 2, 2013

    New Delhi: Malaysian low-cost carrier AirAsia may soon be starting with its India operations as part of its joint deal with the Tata Group. AirAsia CEO Tony Fernandes on Tuesday said that it has applied for a No Objection Certificate, while Aviation Minister Ajit Singh hinted that the process won't...