Month: May 2016

Himachal Pradesh High Court quashes criminal case against BJP MP Anurag Thakur

The appeal was filed by Anurag Thakur and others under Section 482 of the Code of Criminal Procedure praying for quashing of the complaint along with summoning order/notice of accusation and all other consequential proceedings. (Reuters) The Himachal Pradesh High Court has allowed the appeal of Anurag Thakur, BJP MP and president of Indian cricket …

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Petrol price hiked by Rs 2.58 per litre, diesel by Rs 2.26 per litre

Oil marketing companies on Tuesday hiked petrol prices by Rs 2.58 paise per litre and diesel by Rs 2.26 per litre, with effect from midnight. This move is sure to pinch consumers’ budget. (Photo: Reuters) Oil marketing companies on Tuesday hiked petrol prices by Rs 2.58 paise per litre and diesel by Rs 2.26 per …

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Seshasayee, Parekh, Munjal fail Smriti Irani’s ‘test’ for IIM-A head

The reported rejection by the Smriti Irani-headed Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry of three corporate stalwarts shortlisted by a panel for Chairperson for IIM-Ahmedabad is being seen by ex…           Read More

Surging growth helps India retain fastest growing economy tag

India’s growth has overtaken that of fellow Asian giant China, which grew 6.7 percent in the March quarter – the slowest in the world’s second largest economy in seven years.           Read More

Ram Jethmalani hits out at Modi over black money issue

Expressing regret over supporting BJP earlier, he said, “I am making a confession that I helped them to cheat you, I have come to seek your forgiveness.”           Read More

Wall Street lower as consumer stocks slip

Wall Street gave up early gains, but all three major index were on track to end higher for the month, as investors mulled over economic data for clues on rate hike. Read More

Konkan Railway holds meeting with industries

Konkan Railway Corporation Ltd (KRCL) today held a meeting with industries in and around Mangaluru to inform them about policy initiatives related to freight traffic. A press release said that Sanja…           Read More

Kohinoor Foods sees domestic sales, rice export order swelling in FY17

Kohinoor Foods has turned profitable in the January-March quarter. During FY16, the company booked cash profit of ₹41 crore as against a loss of ₹72 crore, as basmati business grew 11 per cent and no… Read More