The Modi government’s e-auction policy for coal, meant to shield the consumer against hike in electricity charges, has already led to serious allegations of cartelisation among the bidding corporates. Matters came to such a pass that the government at one point last week was considering inviting the Central Bureau of Investigation to probe the matter, reports Sheela Bhatt/Rediff.com. Is the Narendra Modi government’s policy for the e-auction of coal sustainable? The question is on ... Rediff.com, 1 week ago
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SECL, ECL will be first to float EoI for long-term mining contracts, on turnkey basis In accordance with the Centre’s public-private partnership model, Coal India is finally preparing to float an Expression of Interest in a couple of months to award long-term mining contracts to private companies, to boost production. “South Eastern Coalfields and Eastern Coalfields have identified some underground mines where high-technology mining would be required. "They would be the first to ...Rediff.com, 1 week ago
Chennai Super Kings’ Skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni with Delhi Daredevils' Yuvraj Singh after their match at MAC Stadium in Chennai on Thursday. Photograph: R Senthil Kumar/PTI Chennai Super Kings skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni lauded pacer Ashish Nehra for his fiery spell and expressed satisfaction that his team could held on to nerves against Delhi Daredevils in their thrilling match of the IPL-8 twenty20 cricket tournament in Chennai on Thursday. "You have to hold on to your nerves," said ...Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago IPL 2015- In Pics Chennai Super Kings VS Delhi Daredevils Jagran Post, 2 weeks ago
Congress leader P Chidambaram on Tuesday welcomed the Supreme Court judgement holding Section 66A of the IT Act as unconstitutional, saying it was poorly drafted and misused. "I welcome the judgement of the Supreme Court holding that Section 66A of the IT Act is unconstitutional. "The section was poorly drafted and was vulnerable. It was capable of being misused and, in fact, it was misused," he said. The former Union minister, who held the Home and finance portfolios in the United Progressive ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago When IT Act's Sec 66A was used to muzzle free speech Rediff.com, 1 month ago
New Delhi: P Chidambaram, former Finance Minister and senior leader of Congress, today said that the case against Dr. Manmohan Singh will not stand in the court as it does not have any credibility. He said when ‘independent’ CBI had filed report ...IndiaTV News, 1 month ago Congress downplays Karti's response to Elangovan's showcause notice IndiaTV News, 2 months ago
India-born Nobel laureate Sir Venkatraman Ramakrishnan has been confirmed as president elect of Britain’s prestigious Royal Society. The result of a ballot held by the fellowship was confirmed at a meeting of the Society’s Council this week and Ramakrishnan, or Venki as he is popularly known, will take up the post on December 1, 2015. “I feel very touched that the Royal Society has chosen me for this job, especially because I only came to Britain 16 years ago from the United ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Post-Budget meet likely next week with Fitch, to be followed with S&P and Moody’s Finance ministry officials are likely to meet representatives from global rating agencies from March 12, to push for a country upgradation. Among the agencies to be so lobbied are Fitch Ratings, Standard and Poor’s (S&P) and Moody’s Investors Service. Officials will formally apprise them of major reform measures announced in the Union Budget. At present, all these three rating agencies ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
A trove of secret documents from HSBC’s Swiss private banking arm has revealed names of 1,195 Indian account holders, roughly double the 628 names that French authorities gave to the Government in 2011, and their balances for the year 2006-07. Besides prominent Indian businessmen, the list, which was released by the Indian Express on Monday, contains the names of few account holders with political connections like former UPA minister Preneet Kaur, former Congress MP Annu Tandon, family ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
IPL SCORECARD: Chennai Super Kings vs Sunrisers Hyderabad Electing to bat at the M A Chidambaram stadium, McCullum reached his century in the last ball of the innings, the belligerent knock consuming just 56 deliveries. Two-time champions CSK put up a ...Jagran Post, 2 weeks ago IPL 8, Match 4: McCullum slams unbeaten ton as Chennai post mammoth 209/4 against Hyderabad Jagran Post, 2 weeks ago IPL 8, Match 4: McCullum scores unbeaten ton as Super Kings post 209/4 against Sunrisers Jagran Post, 2 weeks ago IPL 8, Match 4: Chennai Super Kings win toss, elect to bat against Sunrisers Hyderabad Jagran Post, 2 weeks ago
Prime Minister Narendra Modi greets supporters during his three-day visit to Canada. Photograph: Andy Clark/ Reuters 'Stand-alone' trip to North American nation and a strong track record in Gujarat open doors to business, reports Indira Kannan For all his interactions with Canadian business leaders and investors in Ottawa, Toronto and Vancouver to pitch investment in India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s most powerful message to them was his very presence in ...Rediff.com, 1 week ago
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