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Warring promoters of IndiGo call for EGM on Dec 30Rediff.com2 days ago
InterGlobe Aviation, the parent of the country's largest airline IndiGo, will convene a shareholders' meeting on December 30 to amend the company's Articles of Association (AoA) following a joint request from its promoters. The promoters -- Rahul Bhatia and Rakesh Gangwal -- together with their related entities and individuals own 77.4 per cent stake in InterGlobe Aviation. In a regulatory filing on Monday, the company said it will convene an Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) on December 30 to amend the AoA to remove restrictions on transfer of shares by the promoters.
My Mother-In-Law Zakia Jafri's 20 Year Wait For JusticeRediff.com24 Nov 2021
Every February 28th, Zakia Jafri relives the agony of witnessing the brutal massacre of her husband, former Congress MP Ahsan Jafri, along with scores of other women and children. Despite deteriorating health, her hope that those responsible will be brought to justice, remains strong, notes Najid Hussain.
Reliance sells last of its US shale gas assetsRediff.com8 Nov 2021
Reliance Industries Ltd has exited the last of its shale gas assets in the US after it agreed to sell its holding in Eagleford shale gas assets for an undisclosed sum of money.
Americans celebrate October as Hindu Heritage monthRediff.com26 Oct 2021
Hindus worldwide celebrate Navratri, Dussehra, Durga Puja, and Diwali around October. Hence, this month was considered by several US-based Hindu organisations to celebrate as the Hindu Heritage Month
US Is Back In Business In AfghanistanRediff.com13 Oct 2021
Russia and China are tight-fisted and Iran is broke and none of them has the political will or capacity to bankroll the Afghan economy, which only the US can, points out Ambassador M K Bhadrakumar.
Does Modi govt have an Afghan Policy?Rediff.com28 Aug 2021
The flawed Indian policy toward Afghanistan is missing the woods for the trees. The Modi government doesn't have a 'big picture', observes Ambassador M K Bhadrakumar, who played a stellar role in beginning India's systemic dealings in Afghanistan in 1994.
China has big role to play in Af's rebuilding, reconstruction: TalibanRediff.com20 Aug 2021
China is a big country with a huge economy and capacity. They can play a big role in rebuilding, reconstruction of Afghanistan," Taliban spokesman Suhail Shaheen said.
'Failed states lead to an explosion of poverty and extremism': UK ministerRediff.com19 Aug 2021
The Taliban takeover of Afghanistan will inspire terrorists and trigger an "explosion" of extremism and security challenges for the world, UK Defence Secretary Ben Wallace warned on Thursday.
The Roots of the TalibanRediff.com7 Aug 2021
Internal strife and tribalism is endemic to Afghanistan, notes Colonel Anil A Athale (retd).
Cairn gets French court order to seize 20 Indian assetsRediff.com8 Jul 2021
Britain's Cairn Energy has secured a French court order to seize 20 Indian govt properties to recover arbitration award, it is learnt.
Cairn to target assets of state-owned firms to recover dues worth $1.2 billionRediff.com27 Jun 2021
After Air India, Britain's Cairn Energy PLC plans to target assets of state-owned firms and banks in countries from the US to Singapore as it looks to ramp up efforts to recover the amount due from the Indian government after winning an arbitration against levy of retrospective taxes. A lawyer representing the company said Cairn will bring lawsuits in several countries to make state-owned firms liable to pay the $1.2 billion plus interest and penalties that are due from the Indian government. Last month, Cairn brought a lawsuit in the US District Court for the Southern District of New York pleading that Air India is controlled by the Indian government so much that they are 'alter egos' and the airline should be held liable for the arbitration award.
Global vaccine supply hit due to Covid surge in India:Rediff.com28 May 2021
The 'terrible' surge of the coronavirus cases in India has severely impacted COVAX's vaccine supply in the second quarter of this year to the extent that there will be a shortfall of 190 million doses by the end of June, according to a joint statement by the WHO, UNICEF, GAVI and CEPI.
Cairn going all out to make Indian govt pay $1.2 bn arbitration awardRediff.com28 Mar 2021
UK's Cairn Energy Plc plans to bring lawsuits in the US and other countries to pierce the corporate veil between the Indian government and its owned companies such as in oil and gas, shipping, airline and banking sectors, to seize their overseas assets to recover $1.2 billion ordered by an international arbitration tribunal. The firm has moved courts in the US, UK, Canada, France, Singapore, the Netherlands and three other countries to register the December 2020 arbitration tribunal ruling that overturned the Indian government's Rs 10,247 crore demand in back taxes and ordered New Delhi to return $1.2 billion in value of shares it had sold, dividends seized and tax refunds withheld to recover the tax demand. With the government so far refusing to honour the arbitration award and instead choosing to challenge it, Cairn is looking to enforce it by seizing overseas Indian assets, Dennis Hranitzky, head of the sovereign litigation practice at Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, a law firm representing the company, told PTI.
US: Intruder boards military plane at Air Force One baseRediff.com6 Feb 2021
After gaining access to the airfield, the unarmed intruder then entered a C-40 aircraft from the 89th Airlift Wing, known as the "presidential wing," officials said.
Reliance sells stake in US shale gas assets for $250mRediff.com4 Feb 2021
Billionaire Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Industries Ltd has sold its stake in the shale gas asset in the US to Northern Oil and Gas Inc for USD 250 million, the firm said on Thursday.
Joe Biden takes oath as 46th US PresidentRediff.com20 Jan 2021
The 78-year-old veteran Democrat leader was administered the oath of office by Chief Justice John Roberts at the West Front of the Capitol -- the traditional location for presidential inaugural ceremonies where the deadly violence took place just two weeks ago.
Joe Biden: From being one of the youngest senators to oldest US presidentRediff.com20 Jan 2021
The presidential dreams that the veteran leader from Delaware had harboured since childhood seemed all but over for a third time until he won South Carolina's Democratic Party primary on February 29 last year, forcing most rivals out of the race and making one of the most dramatic comebacks in American political history.
Biden all set to be sworn in as 46th US PresidentRediff.com20 Jan 2021
Chief Justice John Roberts will administer the oath of office to Biden just after the clock strikes 12 (local time) at the West Front of the Capitol -- the traditional location -- under the unprecedented security umbrella of more than 25,000 National Guards, who have transformed the capital into a garrison city, mainly because of the threat of violent protest by Trump's supporters.
20 Indian-Americans in Biden administration, 17 at key WH positionsRediff.com17 Jan 2021
It is also for the first time ever that so many Indian-Americans have been roped into a presidential administration ever before the inauguration. Biden, a Democrat, is still quite far away from filling all the positions in his administration.
Biden announces $1.9 trillion COVID-19 stimulus planRediff.com15 Jan 2021
Biden's proposal also sets aside USD 20 billion for a national vaccination programme and USD 50 billion to scale up coronavirus testing.
Lady Gaga, Jennifer Lopez to headline Biden inaugurationRediff.com14 Jan 2021
Lady Gaga will perform the national anthem. There will be a musical performance by Lopez, who has used her voice during the coronavirus pandemic to speak out against its disproportionate toll on minority communities.
Unlike Trump, Pence to attend Biden's inauguration: ReportsRediff.com11 Jan 2021
Biden said that he was glad Trump decided not to attend and that Pence is "welcome to come.'
Biden lauds Vanita Gupta as 'proud daughter' of Indian immigrantsRediff.com8 Jan 2021
"As associate attorney general, the number three job at the department, I nominate Vanita Gupta. A woman I've known for some time. One of the most respected civil rights lawyers in America," Biden told reporters in Wilmington, Delaware as he announced some of the key nominations in the Justice Department on Thursday.
This is not dissent, it's chaos: Biden on US Capitol violenceRediff.com7 Jan 2021
'This is not who we are. What we are seeing is a small number of extremists dedicated to lawlessness'
The A to Z of 2020Rediff.com31 Dec 2020
We present our alphabet of 2020, pulling in everything you'll remember about this year we'd rather forget.
US VP-elect Kamala Harris receives first dose of Moderna COVID-19 vaccineRediff.com30 Dec 2020
The US vice-president-elect received a dose of the Moderna vaccine from clinical nurse Patricia Cummings at United Medical Center, which is located in Southeast Washington, DC.
US President-elect Biden publicly receives COVID-19 vaccineRediff.com22 Dec 2020
Biden received the first course of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine at ChristianaCare Hospital in Newark, Delaware.
Biden, wife to receive Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine on MondayRediff.com19 Dec 2020
Biden previously told Jake Tapper of CNN that he would be "happy to" take the COVID-19 vaccine once US infectious disease expert Anthony Fauci said it was safe and he would get the injection in a public setting to prove it.
'Biden knows Kamala is ready to be President'Rediff.com4 Dec 2020
'She'll probably be leading some significant portfolio from the White House, the way that Vice President Biden did in the Obama White House.'
How will Biden deal with Iran?Rediff.com3 Dec 2020
The reversal of Trump's policy with regard to Iran, like the withdrawal from the Paris Agreement, may not be a matter of just turning the clock back, but one of patient negotiations, with uncertain consequences in the post-COVID-19 world, observes Ambassador T P Sreenivasan.
Neera Tanden credits Indian mother for realising American DreamRediff.com2 Dec 2020
Indian-American Neera Tanden, who has been nominated as the director of the Office of Management and Budget by US president-elect Joe Biden, on Tuesday shared the inspiring story of her mother who immigrated to the US from India.
'Mood toward China has changed in Washington'Rediff.com25 Nov 2020
'There is little appetite in the Democratic foreign policy establishment to pick a fight with India.'
Election's over: Biden after Trump allows transition processRediff.com24 Nov 2020
Biden's Twitter statement came hours after incumbent President Donald Trump, a Republican, finally agreed that the presidential transition process should start, after weeks of wrangling.
Covid-19 impact: Textile, paint makers roll out antiviral layer to adsRediff.com24 Nov 2020
Almost each of these companies has a different technology to show for the effectiveness against microbes.
No shutdown, Biden insists on national mask mandateRediff.com20 Nov 2020
Biden said he would follow the science. "I am not going to shut down the economy period. I am going to shut down the virus," he asserted.
Pfizer moves US court against Aurobindo, Dr Reddy's over cancer drugRediff.com17 Nov 2020
Pfizer Inc and its group companies filed a petition in a US court against Aurobindo Pharma Ltd and Dr Reddy's Laboratories alleging that the Indian drug-makers were planning separately to come out with generic versions of its blockbuster multi-billion dollar drug Ibrance (palbociclib) before expiration of its patent.
Biden's secretary of state will be...Rediff.com16 Nov 2020
'Biden's promise of returning to 'normalcy' after Trump appears to mean that the same old politicians, who are responsible for the 'endless wars' in Afghanistan, Iraq and Syria, are being brought out of the woodwork after four years,' notes Ambassador M K Bhadrakumar.
'Under Biden, US-India ties will see new heights'Rediff.com16 Nov 2020
'President-elect Biden, in particular, has deep knowledge of, and experience with, dealing with India, serving as a custodian and champion of the relationship long before it was fashionable to do so.'
DOTUS: Bidens to bring back dogs to White HouseRediff.com15 Nov 2020
Trump presidency was the first in more than 100 years not to feature a "first dog". Neither President Trump nor his wife Melania owned any pets.
Joe Biden is no stranger to IndiaRediff.com13 Nov 2020
The beauty of the relationship between the two countries is that they agree to disagree and perhaps that is the strongest bond between the two governments and their relationships, notes Rup Narayan Das.