Taj Mahal Hotel

  • 26/11: Chef Boris Rego's father remembers the dark night his son died November 26, 2012

    Among those who lost their loved ones on November 26, 2008 is Chef Urbano Rego, whose 23yearold son Chef Boris Rego died in the siege at the Taj Mahal Hotel. Urbano Rego shares his story with CNNIBN. ...
  • SC reminds Kasab of Jinnah's connection with Taj August 30, 2012

    New Delhi: In a quaint footnote, the Supreme Court of India judgment upholding terrorist Ajmal Kasab's death sentence, reflected on the emotional connection Pakistan's creator Muhammad Ali Jinnah had with the grand Taj Mahal Hotel where his second wife Rattanbai Petit (Ruttie) agreed to marry him. "It is reported that it...
  • Unhappy with 26/11 trial progress in Pak: PM January 7, 2011

    Mumbai: India is "not satisfied" with the pace of progress in the Mumbai terror attack trial in Pakistan and would like the cases against the suspects "expedited", Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said. "Well, we would like those cases to be expedited, beyond that what can I say. You know what problems...
  • Obama to begin visit on emotive note at Taj hotel November 3, 2010

    Mumbai: The first stop in US President Barack Obama's India calendar is the famed Taj Mahal Palace and Towers, much of it reduced to a charred shell during the 26/11 terror attack and now meticulously rebuilt to outshine even its former glory. It is in this landmark 107yearold hotel that Obama...
  • Taj heritage wing set for a grand reopening August 12, 2010

    Almost two years after facing one of the worst terrorist attacks in India, the renovated Taj heritage wing will be reopened on August 15. ...
  • Watch: Cops guarding Taj hotel live on the floor of Gateway of India November 19, 2009

    Police guarding Mumbai's Taj Mahal hotel have to live on the floor of Gateway of India. ...
  • Pics: No home for Mumbai's guardians November 19, 2009

    Almost a year after the Mumbai terror attacks, security personnel guard the Taj Hotel round the clock. However, there are no arrangements for their accommodation. Jawans are forced to use the Gateway of India as their resting place. ...
  • The woman at the Taj: Hillary charms a hotel July 18, 2009

    It was a redcarpet heavyduty and highly secured welcome for Hillary Clinton at the Taj Mahal Hotel. As the US Secretary of State reached the premises, there were five levels of security surrounding her. ...
  • Meet the patriots: Remembering 26/11's NSG heroes July 3, 2009

    New Delhi: The liberation of the Taj Mahal hotel and Oberoi hotel on November 26, 2008 came at a price not only to the hundreds of civilians and the police, but also to the National Security Guard (NSG). Brave NSG commandos were among those risking their lives to flush...
  • Lesson learnt? 26/11 lapses and the road ahead July 2, 2009

    New Delhi: India would like to put the events of Mumbai terror attack behind it, but the costly lessons that have been learnt can never be forgotten. On November 26, 2008 crack commandos of the elite National Security Guards (NSG) waited to storm the Taj Mahal hotel in Colaba, Mumbai...
  • Standing tall: Mumbai's pride Taj hotel reopens December 21, 2008

    Mumbai: The 103yearold Taj Mahal hotel threw its doors open to a part of its property on Sunday. Its chairman Ratan Tata said the reopening, within a month of the attacks November 26, sends out a strong message to terrorists that their nefarious designs will be defeated. With prayers on...
  • Restoring glory of CST, Taj hotel post 26/11 December 20, 2008

    Mumbai: The Gothic Italian architecture of the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus and the mughal domes of the Taj Mahal Hotel have always been a source of pride for all Mumbaikars. No one ever thought that they will be the target of grenades and gunfire. That was a blaze. The roof was...
  • Tatas to protect assets, criticise govt agencies December 15, 2008

    New Delhi: Criticising the authorities on security issues, Tata Sons chief Ratan Tata today said the group would take steps to protect its assets and staff. Criticising the manner of handling the November 26 attacks, in which the group's landmark property Taj Hotel was also targeted, Tata said there was...
  • Tourism min announces packages for frequent travellers December 15, 2008

    New Delhi: The Mumbai terror attack has had an impact on the otherwise booming tourism industry. The tourism ministry is doing everything it can to save the sector from a nosedive. The tourism ministry is pushing hard to lure travellers to visit India. 2009 is visit India year and the...
  • Taj's heroes: 2 men saved 140 lives on terror night December 3, 2008

    Mumbai: Much like the police personnel and NSG commandos, a few civilians also took charge to help many guests trapped inside the Taj Hotel to escape unhurt. A certified merchant marine Captain Ramesh Gulati and his new found friend South African security guard Faisul Nagel were strangers when they first...