Adi Godrej

  • Duty relief helpful if it works for a long time: FICCI 17-02-2014 06:13 PM

    FICCI president Sidharth Birla said that the government has given some duty relief but we have to see the duration of it. But if it works for a long time, it will be very helpful. The auto-mobile industry was in a bad state and he has tried to help it...
  • Coalgate: PM asks Anand Sharma, Chidambaram to reach out to India Inc 18-10-2013 03:39 PM

    New Delhi: In the wake of criticism being leveled against the government by the corporates for having an unfavourable atmosphere for business in India, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has asked Commerce Minister Anand Sharma and Finance Minister P Chidambaram to reach out to India Inc. The government has been in...
  • Coalgate: Kumar Mangalam Birla to meet Finance Minister on Friday evening 18-10-2013 02:37 PM

    New Delhi: Aditya Birla Chairman Kumar Mangalam Birla is likely to meet Finance Minister P Chidambaram over a CBI inquiry in the coal block allocation case. The proposed meeting comes after CBI named Birla in its 14th FIR pertaining to the coal blocks allocation scam. The government has been in...
  • Coalgate: FIR against Birla triggers panic amongst India Inc 17-10-2013 06:43 PM

    New Delhi: The CBI's FIR against Aditya Birla Group Chairman Kumar Mangalam Birla and the former coal secretary PC Parakh has triggered panic amongst industrialists and the government as far as investments are concerned. The CBI has named both Birla and Parakh as accused in the coalgate's 14th FIR, which...
  • The Last Word: Is the CBI's treatment of KM Birla a sign that we are returning to the repressive 1980s? 17-10-2013 05:38 PM

    In an another high profile chargesheet in the coal scam, the Central Bureau of Investigation has named Aditya Birla Group Chairman Kumar Mangalam Birla as an accused in its 14th FIR in the case. ...
  • Coalgate: India Inc, ministers upset as CBI names corporates in FIR 17-10-2013 08:57 AM

    New Delhi: Several of the country's top businessmen are upset after Aditya Birla Group Chairman Kumar Mangalam Birla, HINDALCO and NALCO were named by the CBI in the coal scam FIR. They say it is becoming impossible to do business in India. "Hindalco owns only 15 per cent of that...
  • Difficult to say whether Modi will be a good PM or not, says Adi Godrej 01-09-2013 09:00 PM

    New Delhi: At a time when Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi is being seen as a potential Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate, Godrej Group Chairman Adi Godrej said he does not know whether Modi will be able to do a good job as a Prime Minister as he has...
  • Rupee fall is the biggest problem for India's economy, says Adi Godrej 01-09-2013 01:21 PM

    Godrej group chairman Adi Godrej expressed hope for growth in the Indian economy in the second half of the financial year. However he raised concerns over the depreciation in the value of rupee and said that corrective steps need to be taken soon and it should not be allowed to...
  • No commitment in the PM's statement in Parliament, says Godrej 31-08-2013 08:24 AM

    New Delhi: The statement by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in both Houses of Parliament on Friday on the state of economy in the country failed to assure the corporates and address the apprehensions of the industry. In a conversation with Karan Thapar on Devil's Advocate, Godrej group chairman Adi Godrej...
  • President Pranab Mukherjee confers Padma awards 20-04-2013 05:46 PM

    New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday conferred the Padma awards on several eminent personalities including industrialist Adi Godrej, Olympic medal winners Yogeshwar Dutt and Vijay Kumar, actor Nana Patekar and designer Ritu Kumar. Professor Roddam Narasimha, a internationally renowned expert on fluid dynamics and famous painter Sayed Haider Raza...
  • S Gopalakrishnan elected as new President of CII 05-04-2013 06:30 PM

    New Delhi: S Gopalakrishnan, co-founder and Executive Co-Chairman of Infosys, has been elected as the President of the industry body Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) for the year 2013-14. He succeeds Adi Godrej, Chairman of the Godrej Group, CII said in a statement. A Padma Bhushan recipient, Gopalakrishnan was recently...
  • Forbes rich list: The top 10 richest in India 25-10-2012 12:42 PM

    New Delhi: Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani is the country's richest man with a personal fortune of $ 21 billion, according to Forbes Magazine. Mukesh Ambani beats steel giant Lakshmi Mittal and Wipro head Azim Premji to top the Forbes's list. Lakshmi Mittal has attained the second spot with $16...
  • Mumbai: Dalit businessman breaks the barrier 18-12-2011 09:46 AM

    Mumbai: A Dalit businessman Ratilal Makhwana, who fought against caste barriers in his profession, now owns three companies with an annual turnover of a whopping 400 crores. When Makwana started his business 30 years ago, he least expected untouchability to be a hindrance in his growth trajectory. "When we got...
  • The highs and lows of the richest Indians 15-11-2011 10:51 AM

    Reflecting the global turmoil, the fortunes of a majority of the richest Indians fell this year. Even then, 15 individuals managed to break into his exclusive club. Oh, the ways of wealth! After two years of unprecedented richness, the 100 richest people in India have turned poorer in 2011. With...
  • India Inc finally comes in support of Anna 08-04-2011 04:57 PM

    Industry captains like Rahul Bajaj, Adi Godrej, Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, Sunil Munjal and Uday Kotak have come out in support of Anna Hazare's crusade. ...