Ratan Tata

  • 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...
  • Tata's Mistry man: Tightening belts as frugal era begins May 27, 2013

    Mumbai: As Ratan Tata strode the halls of the Geneva Motor Show in March, joking with journalists and chatting with auto industry leaders, his successor at the helm of India's biggest business group stood silently on the sidelines. Shunning the spotlight since taking charge of the $100 billion Tata group...
  • Raj Thackeray not to ally with cousin Uddhav March 10, 2013

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray on Saturday said that his party would come to power in the state without allying with anyone - an indication that he would not tieup with his cousin and Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray. Addressing party workers and other functionaries at the party's...
  • Ratan Tata joins global leaders for Global Ocean Comm February 12, 2013

    New Delhi: Nearly two months after retiring as the Chairman of Tata Group, Ratan Tata is taking up a new role by joining hands with global leaders, including former Canadian Prime Minister Paul Martin and WTO Director General Pascal Lamy, to launch the Global Ocean Commission (GOC). The GOC brings...
  • SC to go through transcripts of Niira Radia tapes January 8, 2013

    New Delhi: Transcripts of 5,800 tapped telephone conversations of corporate lobbyist Niira Radia with politicians, corporate honchos including former Tata Chief Ratan Tata were on Tuesday placed by the government before the Supreme Court, which said it would go through them before deciding the course of action. Excerpts from the tapes...
  • Tata plans to invest more than $8 billion over 2 yrs January 2, 2013

    Mumbai: India's salt-to-software conglomerate Tata Group plans to invest more than Rs 450 billion over the next two years, its newly appointed Chairman Cyrus Mistry wrote in an internal mail on Wednesday. Mistry, who has taken over as chief of India's biggest corporate grouping from Ratan Tata, did not elaborate on...
  • With Mistry in, Bengal hopes for Singur settlement December 31, 2012

    Sankrail: With Cyrus Mistry slated to take up charge as the new Tata Group chairman on Saturday, a West Bengal minister Friday hoped the change of guard would pave the way for an amicable solution to the Singur land row, which has entangled the automaker in a bitter legal battle...
  • Talk Asia: Ratan Tata on the 12-fold rise in Tata empire December 29, 2012

    Ratan Tata, who retired on December 28, 2012 speaks about the legacy of his family and the huge business empire.Ratan Tata, who retired on December 28, 2012 speaks about the legacy of his family and the huge business empire. ...
  • Ratan Tata bids adieu as the chairman of Tata Group December 28, 2012

    New Delhi: Ratan Tata, an iconic corporate leader, retired as chairman of Tata Group after a 50-year run today but kept away from office on his last day at the helm of one of country's oldest business empires. Tata, who turned 75 on Friday, is in Pune for his birthday,...