MCKINSEY

  • Modi appoints former McKinsey India chief Adil Zainulbhai as Quality Council of India head September 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has appointed former McKinsey India Chairman Adil Zainulbhai as the Chairman of Quality Council of India (QCI). An autonomous body under the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion, QCI is a joint creation by Indian industry to operate the National Accreditation Structure for conformity...
  • Indian auto component exports can touch $40 billion by 2020: Report September 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Indian auto component makers are well positioned to benefit from globalisation of the sector as exports potential could be increased by up to four times to $40 billion by 2020. A joint report by ACMA and McKinsey Capturing the global opportunity, The next imperative for the Indian auto...
  • OMG! Was that the Joker in the new trailer for 'Gotham'? August 5, 2014

    Seriously. How excited are you about 'Gotham'? The makers of 'Gotham' have released a latest trailer for the series, which is set to premier this September. Fans will now get a chance to glimpse into the world of Batman before Batman actually existed. And guess what? The Joker makes an...
  • China owes its progress to its leadership quality: S Jaishankar April 29, 2014

    Washington: China owes its progress mostly to its leadership quality, Indian Ambassador to the US S Jaishankar, who earlier had a diplomatic stint in Beijing, said on Tuesday. Jaishankar made the remarks during his key note address at the Washington launch of the book "ReImagining IndiaUnlocking the potential of Asia's...
  • India can quadruple revenue from Africa by 2025 March 10, 2014

    New Delhi: India can quadruple revenue from Africa to $160 billion by 2025 through expanding its presence in sectors like information technology, agriculture, infrastructure, pharmaceuticals and consumer goods, says a McKinsey report. "There is a large opportunity for Indian retailers in Africa, more in terms of apparel, fashion products, etc," Vice-Chairman...
  • Nine firms shortlisted for Coal India restructuring May 26, 2013

    New Delhi: Amid 17 major players evincing interest in restructuring world's largest coal miner CIL (Coal India Limited), the government has shortlisted nine firms for the task. "The Coal Ministry has shortlisted nine firms out of 17 applications it received with regard to the appointment of advisors for restructuring of...
  • Rahul Bajaj happy about lenient sentence to Rajat Gupta October 25, 2012

    Mumbai: Industrialist Rahul Bajaj on Thursday welcomed the relatively lenient twoyear jail term which a US court awarded to former McKinsey head Rajat Gupta for insider trading. "Under the American law, there was no way his request for community service without going to jail (would have been accepted). We knew...
  • US: Rajat Gupta awaits sentence in insider case October 24, 2012

    New York: The sentencing on Wednesday of fallen Wall Street titan Rajat Gupta for insider trading could come down to whether a judge agrees that his lifetime of charity counts against sending him to prison. The former Goldman Sachs Group Inc (GS.N) board member was convicted in June of leaking boardroom...
  • Former Goldman Sachs Director Rajat Gupta to be sentenced today October 24, 2012

    Former Goldman Sachs director Rajat Gupta will be sentenced in New York on Wednesday by a US judge on insider trading charges. ...
  • Rajat Gupta's fate to be sealed on Wednesday October 23, 2012

    New York: Former Goldman Sachs director Rajat Gupta will be sentenced in New York on Wednesday by a US judge on insider trading charges a year after the IndianAmerican Wall Street executive was charged with passing boardroom secrets to the now imprisoned hedge fund founder Raj Rajaratnam. The Prosecution has sought...
  • Rajat Gupta's fall 'from board room to jail cell' June 18, 2012

    New York: The conviction on Friday of the onetime poster boy of Indian business in America, Rajat Gupta, on charges of securities fraud marks yet another phase in his roller coaster ride from an orphan to lofty board room to convicted felon. Ironically, Gupta's fall from grace was brought about...
  • Jury wanted Rajat Gupta to walk free June 16, 2012

    New York: The jury, which convicted one of the most prominent IndianAmericans in the US Rajat Gupta of securities fraud, said it wanted him to walk a free man after the trial, but the evidence against him and his "need for greed" was just too "overwhelming". Former Goldman Sachs director Gupta,...
  • Rajat Gupta to face US jury in insider trading case May 21, 2012

    New York: Barely a day went by at the insidertrading trial of multimillionaire hedgefund founder Raj Rajaratnam a year ago without mention of Rajat Gupta, a boldface name in business and charity circles. On Monday in the same federal court in New York, it will be Gupta's turn to go on...
  • Is insider trading corporate India's worstkept secret? October 27, 2011

    The former Goldman Sachs Director and McKinsey Chief Rajat Gupta pleaded not guilty to charges of insider trading. ...
  • Rajat Gupta resigns as ISB chairman March 21, 2011

    Hyderabad: Rajat Gupta, the former McKinsey & Co chief accused of insider trading in the US, has resigned from chairmanship of Indian School of Business, a Hyderabadbased BSchool, on Monday. Putting an end to the speculation that loomed large over the issue of his resignation, the...
  • Rajat Gupta quits from 3 corporate boards March 8, 2011

    Boston: IndianAmerican Rajat Gupta, the former McKinsey head accused of passing insider tips to Galleon Group's billionaire hedge fund manager Raj Rajaratnam, has resigned from three corporate boards, including American Airlines. In a filing to US market regulator Securities and Exchange Commission, AMR Corp, the parent company of American Airlines, on...
  • 591 mn Indians will be in metros by 2030 May 2, 2010

    40 per cent of India will be living in cities by 2030 but the government might not have enough funds to fuel this progress. A McKinsey Global Institute report finds out that the government might find it difficult to raise $ 1.2 trillion required to sustain the overall growth...
  • Scandal hits corporate role models IBM, McKinsey October 19, 2009

    New York: It isn't often that big blue gets a black eye. But on Friday IBM, the leading US technology firm known for its conservative management, found itself entangled in the largest ever hedge fund insidertrading scheme involving Galleon Group founder Raj Rajaratnam. Robert Moffat, senior vice president and head of...
  • Lankan billionaire charged for fund scam in US October 17, 2009

    New York: Billionaire hedge fund founder Raj Rajaratnam and executives from some of the most prestigious US companies were charged on Friday with the largest hedge fund insidertrading scheme ever. Investigators said they used courtapproved telephone wire taps for the first time in a Wall Street insider trading case, sending...
  • Amar Chitra Katha, Tinkle to entertain kids on Net January 27, 2008

    Mumbai: The famous all time favourite comics for kids, Amar Chitra Katha and Tinkle are back with new money, new ideas and a complete revamp. Founded in 1967 Amar Chitra Katha and Tinkle introduced reading and culture to a whole generation selling around 90 million copies of its more than...