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  • TVS, BMW to jointly develop sub500 cc bikes April 9, 2013

    Mumbai: TVS Motor Co Ltd and BMW AG's motorcycle division announced a deal on Monday to jointly develop bikes that will give the Indian automaker access to BMW technology as it looks to stem its falling market share. The longawaited deal should help TVS revamp a dated product pipeline at...
  • Maruti to postpone launch of new 800cc car July 21, 2012

    New Delhi: Maruti Suzuki said the launch of its new 800cc small car will be delayed from its proposed schedule during Diwali this year due to the violence at Manesar plant. "Yes, we have to reschedule the launch of the 800cc car because of the violence at Manesar plant," Maruti Suzuki...
  • Manesar unrest hits Maruti's new launches July 21, 2012

    New Delhi: The violent labour unrest at Maruti's Manesar plant has now hit production. The company is now saying that the production of its new 800cc small car has been delayed. The new model, pegged to be Alto's replacement was due to start this month. Maruti had planned a Diwali launch...
  • Maruti's new 800cc car to hit market later this year June 26, 2012

    New Delhi: Maruti Suzuki India is gearing up to introduce by the end of this year a new 800cc car that is likely to be more fuel efficient, but also more expensive, than its existing best selling model Alto. According to sources close to the development, the company will start commercial...
  • BCCI in the dark as Malik plays in Delhi June 12, 2012

    New Delhi: The Pakistan cricketers haven't been allowed to play in the cashrich Indian Premier League for the last four years [barring Azhar Mahmood who is a British passport holder] but former Pakistan captain Shoaib Malik's participation in a Delhi club tournament has raised quite a few questions. Matters have been...
  • No proof against MLAs in K'taka porngate: Panel March 19, 2012

    Bangalore: The Karnataka Assembly committee investigating the porngate allegedly involving three former state ministers has reportedly found no evidence against the legislators. The Committee submitted its final report to Assembly Speaker KG Bopaiah. The report, to be tabled in the Assembly during the session, says that there is no evidence against...
  • K'taka Porngate: Only 3 BJP MLAs to face probe March 15, 2012

    Bangalore: The Karnataka Assembly Committee appointed to probe the porngate case met on Thursday and decided to restrict the probe to just the three former BJP ministers caught watching porn in the state Assembly. No MLA from any other party will be investigated by the committee. The committee has sought another...
  • Sleaze row: Bangalore Police to submit report February 27, 2012

    Bangalore: The Bangalore police is expected to submit an official report on a court's orders on the Karnataka Assembly sleaze case. Three former BJP ministers were caught watching a porn clip on a mobile phone while the Assembly was in session. Krishna Palemar, Lakshman Savadi and CC Patil resigned...
  • Video opened up accidentally: Karnataka ministers February 16, 2012

    Bangalore: The three tainted MLAs of Karnataka, in their reply to the Karnataka Vidhan Sabha Speaker in the obscene video case, on Thursday told Joint House Committee that they had no intention of watching obscene content on their mobile, and it opened up accidentally. Denying any intentional role, one of the...
  • K'taka MLAs seek more time to reply to showcause February 13, 2012

    Bangalore: Three former Karnataka Ministers on Monday sought a week's extension to file reply to the showcause notices issued by Speaker KG Bopaiah on the pornwatching episode in the Legislative Assembly. The three, Lakshman S Savadi, CC Patil and J Krishna Palemar sent a letter to the Legislative Assembly Secretariat in...
  • Sleaze row: K'taka MLAs to reply to showcause February 13, 2012

    New Delhi: The Karnataka Assembly ministers caught in the porngate scandal CC Patil and Lakshman Savadi are expected to reply to the showcause notices issued to them by Assembly Speaker KG Bopaiah, on Monday. The two ministers were caught last week watching an obscene video on former Mangalore...
  • How cameras caught ministers watching porn February 10, 2012

    Bangalore: Allowing TV channels to cover the legislature proceedings from the visitors' gallery cost the BJP government in Karnataka dear, as video cameras caught its two ministers watching porn in the Assembly. The state legislature secretariat, which for security reasons banned video and photo journalists from covering the proceedings from...
  • Karnataka ministers should be jailed: Anna February 9, 2012

    New Delhi: Anna Hazare on Wednesday demanded the three BJP ministers, who were caught watching porn inside Karnataka Assembly, be sent to jail and dismissed from the House. In a statement, Hazare said political parties were full of such people and these leaders are "dirtying the sacred temples Parliament and...
  • K'taka ministers should sent to be jail: Anna February 8, 2012

    New Delhi: Anna Hazare on Wednesday demanded the three BJP ministers who were caught watching porn inside Karnataka Assembly be dismissed from the House. In a statement, Hazare said political parties were full of such people and these leaders are "dirtying the sacred temples Parliament and state assemblies of...
  • Karnataka sleaze row leaves BJP embarrassed February 8, 2012

    Bangalore: A day after three Karnataka BJP ministers were caught watching an obscene clip in the Assembly, the party has shown them the door. Three ministers, CC Patil, Lakshmana Savadi and Krishna Palemar, who were caught watching porn in the Karnataka Assembly have been barred from attending the Assembly till...
  • Sleaze row: K'taka ministers barred from Assembly February 8, 2012

    Bangalore: Three ministers, CC Patil, Lakshmana Savadi and Krishna Palemar, who were caught watching porn in the Karnataka Assembly have been barred from attending the Assembly till probe is over into the matter. A sixmember committee has been formed to look into the matter and the Assembly was adjourned sine...
  • Don't preach morality, look inward: Cong to BJP February 8, 2012

    New Delhi: Taking a dig at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over the issue of its legislators caught watching porn in the Karnataka assembly, Telecommunication Minister Kapil Sibal on Wednesday said the party should look inwards before preaching morality. "There are all kinds of entertainment, sometime political entertainment and sometime other...
  • Sleaze row: Oppn slams BJP, wants MLAs suspended February 8, 2012

    Bangalore: The Karnataka Assembly was adjourned for half an hour on Wednesday amidst Opposition uproar over the sleaze row involving two BJP MLAs. The Opposition shouted 'Shame! Shame!' as soon as the Assembly proceedings began. BJP party members CC Patil and Lakshmana Savadi were caught on camera on Tuesday watching an...
  • Women shouldn't dress provocatively: Patil February 8, 2012

    New Delhi: This is not the first time BJP leader CC Patil has found himself roiled in a controversy. In January this year, he assumed the high moral ground on womenswear, saying, "I personally don't favour women wearing provocative clothes and always feel they need to be dignified in whatever...
  • K'taka: Ministers caught watching porn resign February 8, 2012

    Bangalore: Three BJP ministers "voluntarily" resigned on Wednesday over the shocking sleaze row to rock the Karnataka Assembly. Mangalore incharge Minister Krishna Palemar, Cooperation Minister Lakshman Savadi and Karnataka Women and Child Welfare Minister CC Patil tendered in their resignation during a BJP core committee meeting that was held early...
  • Axe for K'taka ministers watching obscene video? February 8, 2012

    Bangalore: In an embarrassment for the BJP, two Karnataka ministers were caught watching obscene content inside the state Assembly. The two ministers are Karnataka Cooperation Minister Laxman Savadi and Karnataka Women and Child Welfare Minister CC Patil. Speaker KG Bopaiah, though, refused to meet the media, saying he will take action...
  • 'Speaker should act against ministers if found guilty' February 7, 2012

    Chikmagalur: Pleading ignorance about an incident of two of his ministerial colleagues caught on camera allegedly watching porn clippings in Assembly, Chief Minister DV Sadananda Gowda on Tuesday said it was for the Speaker to take action against them if they were found guilty. In a guarded reaction, Gowda, in Chikmagalur...
  • K'taka ministers caught watching obscene video February 7, 2012

    Bangalore: In an embarrassment for the BJP, two Karnataka ministers were caught watching obscene content inside the state Assembly. The two ministers are Karnataka Cooperation Minister Laxman Savadi and Karnataka Women and Child Welfare Minister CC Patil. The ministers were caught watching an obscene video on their phones. BJP President Nitin Gadkari...
  • Honda to launch 100cc bike by 2010 in India May 26, 2009

    New Delhi: Twowheeler maker Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India (HMSI) will enter the highvolume entry level motorcycle segment with the launch of a 100cc bike by 2010 , which is expected to be priced at around Rs 40,000 to Rs 45,000. The company, which on Tuesday launched a new variant of...
  • Tata focussed on Rs 1 lakh car despite rising input cost August 3, 2007

    Mumbai: Tata Motors is not perturbed by the sharp rise in input costs and will come out with Rs 1 lakh car by the middle of next year, a top company official said. The company, in its presentation on the first quarterly results, had said its operating margins were under pressure...
  • Pay only Rs 1 lakh for Tata's new car March 7, 2007

    Mumbai: Tata Motors Ltd will fit its planned small car with a 600cc engine in the rear, a company spokesman said on Tuesday. The fourdoor car will be designed to seat 4 or 5 people and priced at Rs 1,00,000 for the base model exfactory, he said, citing Chairman Ratan Tata's...