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  • VVIP chopper deal: CBI Director meets Indian envoy in Italy 18-04-2014 05:39 PM

    New Delhi: CBI Director Ranjeet Sinha has met Indian envoy in Italy in connection with its probe into alleged irregularities in Rs 3,600 AgustaWestland helicopter deal. Sinha, who was in Rome last week to attend a conference on human trafficking organised by London's Metropolitan Police, held a meeting with Basant...
  • Manmohan Singh ensured he had his way on n-deal 14-04-2014 08:59 PM

    New Delhi: Otherwise chary of asserting or projecting himself or upstaging the Gandhi family, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh "made sure he had his way" on the India-US civil nuclear deal, says a new book on him that has kicked off a lot of political dust during a heated election campaign....
  • LS polls: Narendra Modi attacks Robert Vadra over land deals 03-04-2014 07:09 PM

    At the time of addressing a rally in Ghaziabad on Thursday, BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi attacked Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra over land deals. Modi said, "I want to ask the Shehzada, if his brother-in-law will also be a 'chowkidaar' of the country as he said that the...
  • Nokia employees to go on one-day hunger strike on March 31; seek job security in the wake of Nokia-Microsoft deal 27-03-2014 05:14 PM

    Chennai: Employees of Finnish handset maker Nokia's plant at Sriperumbudur near here have decided to go on one-day hunger strike here next week, seeking job security to them in the wake of Nokia-Microsoft deal. Besides staging a hunger strike on March 31 in Chennai, the Nokia India Employees Union have...
  • Allegations of favours to Vadra politically motivated, says Haryana CM 27-03-2014 08:47 AM

    Gurgaon: The Robert Vadra land deals have put a question mark on the Haryana government. However, Harayana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda has denied having granted favours to Congress President Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Vadra. Speaking to CNN-IBN , Hooda called all corruption allegations against him politically motivated. "The allegations are...
  • Italy court bars encashing Agusta bank guarantee, India may file plea 18-03-2014 06:22 PM

    New Delhi: India is likely to file an appeal against the order of an Italian court rejecting its request to encash bank guarantees on the AgustaWestland helicopter deal. In a setback to India, an Italian court has barred it from encashing bank guarantees worth over Rs 2,360 crore of AgustaWestland...
  • Facebook-WhatsApp deal may be scrutinised by India's fair trade regulator CCI 09-03-2014 02:10 PM

    New Delhi: Facebook's $19 billion deal (Rs 1,16,000 crore) to acquire WhatsApp may face a detailed scrutiny by the country's fair trade regulator CCI, especially since both players have significant presence in India. The world's largest social networking site Facebook has around 1.2 billion members globally while WhatsApp - a...
  • Rolls Royce denies using middlemen for HAL deal: Sources 04-03-2014 08:31 AM

    New Delhi: A day after the Defence Ministry put on hold all existing and future deals with Rolls Royce pending a CBI probe ordered into allegations of bribery and engaging middlemen in contracts worth Rs 10,000 crore for supply of aircraft engines to state-owned Hindustan Aeronautics Limited, sources now say...
  • Next government won’t be formed without AAP's support: Arvind Kejriwal 02-03-2014 07:09 PM

    Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday claimed that his party will secure 100 seats in Lok Sabha election and that the next government cannot be formed without its support as he launched a fresh attack on Narendra Modi over his alleged links with Mukesh Ambani. Addressing a rally...
  • iPad Mini for Rs 12,900: Flipkart offers exchange discount of up to Rs 9,000 22-02-2014 02:16 PM

    New Delhi: Flipkart is offering an exchange discount of up to Rs 9,000 on your old device for a 16GB Apple iPad Mini with WiFi that has a non-exchange selling price of Rs 21,900 The exchange discount offered varies from Rs 5,000 to Rs 9,000 depending on the device and...
  • Facebook buying WhatsApp for $19 bn: Rejections, food stamps part of the rags to riches story of WhatsApp co-founders Jan Koum, Brian Acton 20-02-2014 11:43 AM

    New Delhi: "While others sought attention, Jan and Brian (WhatsApp co-founders) shunned the spotlight, refusing even to hang a sign outside the WhatsApp offices in Mountain View," wrote venture capitalist Jim Goetz in a post on behalf of Sequoia Capital, the only venture firm that backed WhatsApp. This statement in...
  • SEBI issues notice to Etihad on Jet deal: Report 17-02-2014 10:50 AM

    Mumbai: The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has issued a show-cause notice to Etihad Airways, asking whether the Abu Dhabi-based carrier violated takeover rules in acquiring a 24 per cent stake in Jet Airways, a source with direct knowledge of the matter said. SEBI issued the notice to...
  • SEBI issues notice to Etihad on Jet deal: Sources 16-02-2014 11:25 AM

    Mumbai: The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has issued a show-cause notice to Etihad Airways, asking whether the Abu Dhabi-based carrier violated takeover rules in acquiring a 24 percent stake in Jet Airways, a source with direct knowledge of the matter said. SEBI issued the notice to Etihad...
  • Trouble for Vadra, Rajasthan BJP MPs seek probe into his land deals 09-02-2014 07:56 AM

    Jaipur: Trouble seems to be brewing for Congress President Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra as five BJP MPs from Rajasthan have written to Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje demanding investigation into the land deals by him. With Lok Sabha elections just round the corner, the Rajasthan Revenue Borad has put the...
  • VVIP chopper deal: BJP raises questions on Antony's statement 08-02-2014 11:56 PM

    New Delhi: BJP on Saturday sought "clarification" from Defence Minister AK Antony as to why the "Family" mentioned in middleman Guido Haschke's statement before an Italian court in the VVIP chopper deal case is being given "another meaning". "Is it rocket science, in the political arena, to decipher the abbreviation...
  • Does MHA's changed stance on Italian marines indicate a deal in AgustaWestland? 08-02-2014 10:27 AM

    New Delhi: With the Home Ministry taking a U-turn and revising its sanction of trying the Italian marines accused of killing Indian fishermen under a law which has death penalty to a maximum 10 years imprisonment, speculations are rife of a possible deal with Italy against the backdrop of latest...
  • IAF will get new VIP choppers soon: AK Antony 06-02-2014 02:30 PM

    New Delhi: After the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal was cancelled in the backdrop of corruption allegations, Defence Minister AK Antony on Thursday asserted that IAF will get new VIP choppers soon. He also expressed his concern on naval accidents. "Naval accidents are a matter of concern and Indian Navy is...
  • AAP government rakes up cash for votes scam, will challenge Amar Singh's acquittal 05-02-2014 02:39 PM

    New Delhi: The Delhi government is all set to challenge the acquittal of former Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh and five others in the cash for votes scam. The government has written to the Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung recommending the order of a lower Court in cash for votes to...
  • AgustaWestland scam: Has UPA subverted India into a kleptocracy, asks Jaitley 02-02-2014 09:31 PM

    New Delhi: After recent revelations in the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal scam surfaced, senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley slammed the Congress and Party chief Sonia Gandhi. He tweeted, "Has UPA, which Sonia Gandhi heads, subverted India into a kleptocracy? Is the government which she controls a filth machine?" The leader...
  • AgustaWestland: BJP calls it a repeat of Bofors, to raise issue in Parliament 02-02-2014 07:51 AM

    New Delhi: The opposition Bharatiya Janata Party is in no mood to let the Congress breathe easy after a letter related to the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal emerged in which a middleman stated that key aides of UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi need to be targeted to push the deal through....
  • AgustaWestland deal: New letter puts Sonia in a spot, CBI takes note 01-02-2014 09:22 PM

    New Delhi: The Congress is in a spot of bother after more details emerged in the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal case with the Central Bureau of Investigation taking note of it. The details emerged after CNN-IBN accessed a copy of a letter by key middleman Christian Michel produced in an...
  • Middleman asked AgustaWestland to target Sonia aides for chopper deal 01-02-2014 07:15 PM

    New Delhi: There's a new twist in the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal scam that is bound to be a big embarrassment for the Congress. CNN-IBN has accessed a copy of a letter by key middleman Christian Michel produced in an Italian Court. The letter was written by Michel to the...
  • AgustaWestland scam: Michel was in India a week before CBI filed PE 29-01-2014 07:29 PM

    New Delhi: In a major twist to the AgustaWestland chopper deal scam, CNN-IBN has accessed travel details of middleman Christian Michel that shows he was in India just a week before the preliminary enquiry was filed by the CBI. According to documents with CNN-IBN Michel was in India exactly 10...
  • Barcelona reveal Neymar deal cost almost USD 118 million 25-01-2014 07:05 AM

    The deal to sign Neymar cost Barcelona 86.2 million euros, including payments to the forward and his family, the club said on Friday after the player's father revoked a confidentiality agreement. The Brazil international's close-season move from Santos, which the Spanish club initially said was worth 57.1 million euros, is...
  • Iran prepares for start of landmark nuclear deal 20-01-2014 10:12 AM

    Tehran: Ahead of the start of a nuclear deal between Iran and world powers, an official in the Islamic Republic called limiting uranium enrichment and diluting its stockpile the country's "most important commitments," state radio reported. The comments by Behrouz Kamalvandi, a spokesman of Iran's atomic department, show how the...
  • Deal for phase 3-4 of Kudankulam nuke project almost finalised 16-01-2014 12:10 PM

    New Delhi: India has almost finalised the deal with Russia for the phase 3 and 4 of Kudankulam nuclear power project in Tamil Nadu, Minister of State for Atomic Energy V Narayanasamy said on Thursday. "Negotiations with Russian government have almost crystallised," he said at the AICC headquarters indicating that...
  • Iran, world powers reach deal opening nuke program 13-01-2014 09:37 AM

    Tehran: Iran has agreed to limit uranium enrichment and to open its nuclear program to daily inspection by international experts starting January 20, setting the clock running on a six-month deadline for a final nuclear agreement, officials said on Sunday. In exchange, the Islamic Republic will get a relaxation of...
  • AgustaWestland deal: CBI questions middleman Guido Haschke 09-01-2014 06:44 PM

    New Delhi: A team of Defence Ministry and CBI officials are questioning middleman Guido Haschke in the Rs 3600-crore AgustaWestland chopper scam in Italy. It is for the first time that CBI officials were part of Haschke's examination. Sources said that Haschke has refused to answer any specific query from...
  • Signing of Indo-US nuke deal worst moment for country: Left 04-01-2014 03:41 PM

    Taking on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for describing the signing of the Indo-US nuclear deal as one of the best moments of his 10-year tenure, CPM on Saturday said it was perhaps the "worst" moment for the country. "As far as the country is concerned, that was perhaps the worst...