AUCTIONS

  • Jan Dhan Yojana, transparent coal auction, Swachh Bharat major achievements of NDA government: Arun Jaitley Yesterday

    New Delhi: While presenting the first full-fledged Union Budget of the Narendra Modi government, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley listed three major achievements of his government. Backing his Prime Minister's pet projects, Jaitley listed Jan Dhan Yojana and Swachh Bharat along with transparent auction of coal blocks as the major achievements. Under...
  • Cuttack court orders auction of chitfund companies' properties to pay investors 3 days ago

    Cuttack: Giving a ray of hope to many poor investors in chit fund companies in Odisha, a lower court in an ex-parte ad-interim order directed Cuttack ADM to sale through public auction the attached properties of M/s Rose Valley Group of Companies and distribute the sale proceeds among the investors...
  • Coal auction to raise Rs1.47 lakh crore boost jobs: Vedanta Chief 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Coal block auctions will fetch a whopping Rs 1.47 lakh crore and boost job creation, mining baron Anil Agarwal, who heads Vedanta Resources, said on Monday. "Coal auction will earn Rs 1.47 lakh crore and boost jobs: Mining...
  • Watch: 'The Week That Wasn't' with Cyrus Broacha 1 week ago

    In this episode of 'The Week That Wasn't', Cyrus Broacha takes on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's suit action, Pakistani 'terror' boat new twist, India-Pakistan relationship, Velentine's day and Indian Premier League Auction 2015. ...
  • Shiv Sena defends PM Modi on auction of monogrammed suit February 21, 2015

    Mumbai: The Shiv Sena on Saturday came to the defence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the auction of his pinstripe monogrammed suit and said the two-piece ensemble was valued highly because of the person who wore it. "Instead of criticising, Congress can auction the wardrobe and footwear of Rahul Gandhi...
  • Rs 8.33 crore collected from 3-day auction of gifts received by PM Modi February 21, 2015

    Surat: The government has raised about Rs 8.33 crore from the three-day auction of the items gifted to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the money will be used to finance the Clean Ganga Mission, official sources said. The administration has received 1,852 valid bids for the items, including Modi's monogrammed suit,...
  • Coal auction to yield nearly Rs 1 lakh crore to states February 20, 2015

    New Delhi: Respective states will get nearly Rs l lakh crore, including royalty, over the next 30 years from 16 coal blocks sold so far through the ongoing auction, a top government official said on Friday. Besides, reverse auction for the power sector will result in benefits to the tune of...
  • PM Narendra Modi's pinstriped monogrammed suit auctioned for Rs 4.31 crore February 20, 2015

    Surat: Bids for the auction for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's monogrammed pinstriped suit on Friday closed with a Surat-based Diamond merchant Lalji Bhai getting the possession of the outfit at a whopping Rs ​4.31 crore. "I will keep (Modi's) suit in factory to remember I paid (Rs 4.31 cr) for Ganga...
  • Bids fly thick and fast for Modi suit on last day of auction February 20, 2015

    Surat: There was a scramble to claim Prime Minister Narendra Modi's pinstripe monogrammed suit with bids going higher on the third and final day of the auction on Friday as two Surat-based businessmen made an offering of Rs 1.81 crore. Five fresh bids were received on Friday during the auction, with...
  • PM Modi's pinstriped monogrammed suit sold for Rs 4.31 crore February 20, 2015

    On day 3 of the auction of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's monogrammed pinstriped suit in Surat, the bidding stands at Rs 2.51 crore. The entire suit and pant had Narendra Damodardas Modi repeatedly embroidered into the fabric and is believed to be Rs 10 lakh. The proceeds will go towards...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories February 19, 2015

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay February 19, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Bank note goof-up; currency printed using defective security thread February 19, 2015

    In a major security breach that could embarrass the previous Congress-United Progressive Alliance government, an internal enquiry report has revealed that certain security features were allegedly compromised during the printing of Indian currency, and the lapses were kept under wraps by senior officials working under Ministry of Finance. The incident...
  • Day 2: Bhavnagar-based diamond trader bids Rs 1.40 crore for PM Modi's suit February 19, 2015

    New Delhi: The auction of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's bandgala monogrammed pinstripe suit began in Surat on Wednesday and will go on for three days. The highest closing offer on the second day came from a diamond trader and ship-breaking tycoon from Bhavnagar, K.K. Sharma, who is also the chairman...
  • CAG's stand vindicated on coal auction, says Nirmala Sitharaman February 19, 2015

    New Delhi: The ongoing auctioning of coal blocks has vindicated CAG's criticism of the way the natural resources was allocated by the previous government, Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Thursday. "Certainly the CAG's position has been vindicated but I am underlining the larger issue here...our position has...
  • PM Modi suit hogs limelight, T-shirts get the cold shoulder February 19, 2015

    Surat: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's pin-striped suit is hogging all the limelight at a Surat auction but the humble Cricket Australia T-shirt gifted to him by bowling great Brett Lee is getting the cold shoulder. While a diamond trader from Bhavnagar has offered a staggering Rs 1.41 crore for the navy...
  • Coal block auctions in India see aggressive bidding February 19, 2015

    New Delhi: Indian metal and cement companies have bid aggressively for coal blocks in the country's first auctions to sell mines as they look to cut imports and their dependence on inefficient government monopoly Coal India Ltd (COAL.NS). The auction follows a court cancellation of all previous licences and the initial...
  • Bhavnagar-based diamond trader bids Rs 1.40 crore for PM Modi's suit February 19, 2015

    The auction of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's bandgala monogrammed pinstripe suit has begun in Surat on Wednesday and will go on for three days. The proceeds will go to the Namami Gange trust also known as the Clean Ganga Fund. The entire suit and pant had Narendra Damodardas Modi repeatedly...
  • Day 2 of PM Modi's suit auction, bidding stands at Rs 1.2 crore February 19, 2015

    On day 2 of the auction of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's monogrammed pinstriped suit in Surat, the bidding stands at Rs 1.2 crore. The entire suit and pant had Narendra Damodardas Modi repeatedly embroidered into the fabric and is believed to be Rs 10 lakh. The proceeds will go towards...
  • Breaking Toons: Inside the 'Auction House' February 18, 2015

    As the auction of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's bandgala monogrammed pinstripe suit began in Surat on Wednesday and will go on for three days, Cartoonist Neelabh visits the 'Auction House' to check out the politician belongings to be auctioned. ...
  • Day 1: NRI Viral Choski bids Rs 1.1 crore for PM Modi's suit February 18, 2015

    New Delhi: The auction of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's bandgala monogrammed pinstripe suit began in Surat on Wednesday and will go on for three days. At the end of Day 1 of the auction, NRI Viral Choski bid's at Rs 1.1 crore for the Modi suit was the highest. Surat...
  • NRI Viral Choski bids Rs 1.1 crore for PM Modi's suit February 18, 2015

    The auction of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's bandgala monogrammed pinstripe suit has begun in Surat on Wednesday and will go on for three days. The proceeds will go to the Namami Gange trust also known as the Clean Ganga Fund. The entire suit and pant had Narendra Damodardas Modi repeatedly...
  • Modi's monogrammed pinstripe suit to be auctioned, money to be used for 'Clean Ganga Initiative' February 18, 2015

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi's famous monogrammed pinstripe suit is set to be auctioned in Surat on Wednesday. The auction will go on for three days and proceeds will go to the 'Clean Ganga Fund'. District Magistrate Rajendra Kumar said, "There are 361 items which will be on display. 455 gift...
  • PM Modi's bandgala controversial suit to be auctioned on Wednesday in Surat February 17, 2015

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's bandgala monogrammed pinstripe suit will be auctioned in Surat on Wednesday. Auction will go on for three days and proceeds will go to the Namami Gange trust also known as the Clean Ganga Fund. An expensive suit embroidered with his name all over it, the...
  • IPL Auction: Crores exchange hands, some stay hot some not February 17, 2015

    Bangalore: The 2015 Indian Premier League auction didn't quite capture the imagination as its predecessor did. With the World Cup going on and Ireland dismantling the once indomitable West Indies, that wasn't too surprising; but this was also partly because the eight teams were largely looking to plug gaps and...
  • Jacques Kallis found KC Cariappa talented enough to be picked: KKR CEO February 16, 2015

    Bengaluru: Kolkata Knight Riders CEO and Managing Director Venky Mysore on Monday said the team management decided to give a shot to KC Cariappa, who fetched a price tag of Rs 2.4 crore at IPL auction, after top players including Jacques Kallis found him extremely talented in one of their...
  • Yuvraj deserves every penny for his yeoman service: Gavaskar February 16, 2015

    New Delhi: Former captain Sunil Gavaskar on Monday endorsed Delhi Daredevils splurging Rs 16 crore on Yuvraj Singh in the IPL 8 auction, saying the flamboyant allrounder "deserves every penny for his yeoman service" to Indian cricket. "I am really happy for him, look at what he has gone through. He...
  • IPL Auction: Who is Rs. 2.4 crore worth KC Cariappa? February 16, 2015

    KC Cariappa, a 20-year-old mystery spinner, was a stunning pick by the Kolkata Knight Riders in Monday's players' auction for the 2015 Indian Premier League season. Bought for Rs 2.40 crore, the little-known Cariappa was perhaps the most shocking buy in an auction where veterans such as Kumar Sangakkara went...
  • Five questions to be asked after IPL Auction 2015 February 16, 2015

    Even as the Narendra Modi government battles the complex issue of bringing black money back to India, crores of rupees were thrown around for some cricket players. This obscene show of wealth came on a day when the Enforcement Directorate issued a Rs. 425 crore show-cause notice to BCCI and IPL...
  • IPL Auction 2015: Yuvraj's 16 cr talk of the town; Zaheer, Irfan find buyers February 16, 2015

    Bengaluru: Left-hand all-rounder Yuvraj Singh and wicketkeeper-batsman Dinesh Karthik were sold for big bucks in the Indian Premier League (IPL) auction held on Monday ahead of the eighth season. Sri Lankan captain Angelo Mathews and Indian leg-spinner Amit Mishra also fetched big money in the auction. Yuvraj was picked up by Delhi...