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  • Mumbai: 16 live bullets found near Taj hotel, probe on April 2, 2014

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Police on Wednesday recovered 16 live bullets near the Taj hotel in Colaba. The bullets were found in a parking lot near the hotel. The police said the bullets appeared to be 2-3 years old. A police investigation is on. The Taj hotel was targeted by terrorists during the...
  • Read: Full statement from The Indian Hotels Company Limited December 20, 2013

    A 33yearold British man paralysed during the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks on Thursday won his claim to sue the Tata Group, the owners of the iconic Taj Mahal Palace Hotel, in a British court. The Indian Hotels Company Limited, a Tata Group firm, had argued that Will Pike's negligence claim...
  • Briton injured during 26/11 attacks wins right to sue Taj hotel December 20, 2013

    London: A 33yearold British man paralysed during the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks on Thursday won his claim to sue the Tata Group, the owners of the iconic Taj Mahal Palace Hotel, in a British court. The Indian Hotels Company Limited, a Tata Group firm, had argued that Will Pike's negligence claim...
  • RGV explains why he toured Taj hotel post 26/11 November 22, 2012

    New Delhi: Ram Gopal Varma has finally spoken up about the controversy surrounding his visit to the iconic Taj Hotel attacked by militants during the siege of Mumbai in 2008. In a public document titled 'Terrortour', Varma said the allegation of his seeming insensitivity towards the incident came out of a...
  • Kasab hanging a New Year gift from govt: 26/11 survivor November 21, 2012

    Mukesh Aggarwal, shot during the onslaught on Mumbai's iconic Taj Hotel during the 26/11 attacks, has said that he is very happy with the government's order. ...
  • Saif ruined my anniversary dinner: Sharma February 24, 2012

    New Delhi: There is a good reason why South African businessman Iqbal Meer Sharma did not recognise actor Saif Ali Khan or his guests inside the posh Wasabi restaurant at Mumbai's Taj Hotel despite having a wife who has worked in several Bollywood projects and hobnobs with its top people. Sharma's...
  • Iqbal Sharma: I'd recognise Shah Rukh, not Saif February 24, 2012

    New Delhi: Talk about adding insult to injury. Not only was Iqbal Meer Sharma's anniversary dinner with actress wife Tareena ruined, the media circus surrounding his high profile brawl with actor Saif Ali Khan was a living nightmare. Sharma, the South African businessman who accused Khan of assaulting him following an...
  • Saif tussle: Media should have shown restraint, says Salman February 24, 2012

    The 'Dabangg' star said that the media should have waited for Saif Ali Khan's explanation of the midnight brawl that took place between the star and an Indian businessman from South Africa, before criticising him over the incident. ...
  • No CCTV footage in Saif Ali Khan brawl case: Police February 24, 2012

    Mumbai: Investigators, who had pinned hopes on a CCTV footage for evidence in their probe into the assault case against Saif Ali Khan, were left disappointed with police saying on Thursday no video cameras were installed in the area where the brawl took place at a luxury hotel. The 41yearold Bollywood...
  • Need no negative publicity: Saif Ali Khan February 23, 2012

    Police have recorded the statements of three witnesses and have sought CCTV footage from the Taj Hotel. ...
  • Late night brawl not a publicity stunt: Saif February 23, 2012

    Mumbai: Actor Saif Ali Khan, who was arrested on assault charges and then released on bail, filed a counter complaint, claiming that he was the one to be attacked first and that he acted in self defence. The police will now record statements of witnesses as part of the investigation....
  • Saif: I could have been a little more Gandhian February 23, 2012

    Mumbai: There was high drama in Mumbai as actor Saif Ali Khan was arrested and then released on bail for allegedly assaulting an NRI at the Taj Hotel. Saif said that he acted in self defence and that he was provoked and attacked first. Giving his side of the...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai February 22, 2012

    Catch the day's top stories on India at 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai. ...
  • News 360: Saif Ali Khan held in assault case February 22, 2012

    The actor was arrested on Wednesday on charges of assaulting a businessmen at Mumbai's Taj Hotel....
  • Saif Ali Khan: I was hit and I defended myself February 22, 2012

    Mumbai: Actor Saif Ali Khan, caught in an ugly hotel brawl that resulted in his brief arrest on Wednesday, said he was the victim in the entire incident in which an NRI businessman accused the actor of punching him following an altercation inside one of Mumbai's posh hotels. "I was hit...
  • Twitter wags take digs at 'Saif's first solo hit' February 22, 2012

    Mumbai: The brawl between Bollywood actor Saif Ali Khan and NRI businessman Iqbal Sharmaat at a hotel in Mumbai, which led to a police case against the actor, has inspired a spate of jokes on Twitter. Sharma was left with a broken nose after the midnight brawl. A user posted on...
  • I didn't know who Saif Ali Khan is: Iqbal Sharma February 22, 2012

    New Delhi: Iqbal Sharma and his fatherinlaw spoke to the press about Saif and his friends assaulting them. Sharma has already filled charges on the actor and based on that Saif Ali Khan has been arrested and brought to Colaba Police Station. Narrating the incident, Iqbal Sharma said that he and...
  • Time over for Saif to apologise: Victim February 22, 2012

    Saif Ali khan faces arrest for assaulting South Africa based businessman, victim says he will go by the law. ...
  • Actor Saif Ali Khan arrested for assault February 22, 2012

    Mumbai: Actor Saif Ali Khan was arrested on Wednesday for assaulting a guest at the Taj Hotel in Mumbai. A case of assault was registered against Khan on the basis of a complaint filed by a man who accused him and his aides of breaking his nose after a scuffle...
  • TripAdvisor rates many Taj Hotels as world's best January 30, 2012

    Mumbai: Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces on Monday said several hotels from its portfolio have been rated as best in Asia and the world in the TripAdvisor Traveler's Choice Awards 2012. Not only does Taj Lake Palace, Udaipur steal the show as being the best hotel in Asia and ranking 16th...
  • NY: Egyptian businessman held for sex charges June 2, 2011

    New York: A 74yearold former chairman of a top Egyptian bank was on Wednesday arraigned and is being held on $25,000 bail on charges of sexually abusing a housekeeper in a luxury hotel in New York, weeks after exIMF chief Dominique StraussKahn was detained on similar charges. Mahmoud Abdel Salam Omar...
  • 26/11: Bombay HC's verdict on Kasab tomorrow February 20, 2011

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court will deliver its verdict on the fate of Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Kasab on Monday, nine months after he was pronounced guilty of perpetrating the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack and sentenced to death. The division bench of Justices Ranjana Desai and RV...
  • Harvard study: Taj employees response to 26/11 January 27, 2011

    Boston: The heroic response by employees of Mumbai's landmark Taj Hotel during the 26/11 terror attacks is now a case study at Harvard Business School that focusses on the staff's selfless service for its customers and how they went beyond their call of duty to save lives. The multimedia case study 'Terror...
  • Tight security in Mumbai following terror alert December 28, 2010

    Mumbai has been on a terror alert after reports of four LeT men entering the city. ...
  • Karkare told me he faced life threats: Digvijaya December 11, 2010

    New Delhi: Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh on Saturday claimed that former Maharashtra ATS Chief Hemant Karkare had called him just hours before the Mumbai terror attack saying that his life was under threat. The shocking claim by Digvijaya Singh is similar to that made by former Minorities Affairs Minister A...
  • Maharashtra CM Chavan to receive Barack Obama November 6, 2010

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan along with Protocol Minister Suresh Shetty and Union Corporate and Minority Affairs Minister Salman Khursheed will receive US President Barack Obama at the Mumbai airport on Saturday afternoon. But Chavan said he was not sure whether he would be attending the function at Taj Hotel...
  • Barack Obama's India trip itinerary October 28, 2010

    New Delhi: The muchawaited maiden visit of US President Barack Obama to India will begin from Mumbai on November 6. The US President will leave Washington on November 5 and arrive in Mumbai on November 6, the White House has announced. Releasing the itinerary of Obama, it said, ''the US regards...
  • Indian Hotels initiate green practices June 25, 2010

    Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces have launched EARTH (Environment Awareness and Renewal at Taj Hotels), a movement that works to minimise the impact of its businesses on the environment. The initiatives under this include environmental training for all employees, energy audits every three years, and a phased reduction of freshwater...
  • Taj ballroom reopens after 26/11 attacks March 31, 2010

    Mumbai Taj Ballroom has opened on Wednesday for the first time since 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks. ...
  • Kasab claims 4 of nine slain terrorists were Indians January 19, 2010

    Mumbai: Pakistani terror accused Mohammed Ajmal Amir Kasab claimed before the special court in Mumbai on Monday that four of the nine slain terrorists in the November 26, 2008 Mumbai terror attacks were Indians, a top legal functionary said. Continuing the recording of his statement before Special Judge M L...