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Rajiv Kumar assumes charge as chief election commissioner
Former finance secretary Rajiv Kumar took charge as the 25th chief election commissioner (CEC) on Sunday and the first major task before him will be to hold the President and the Vice President......
Pradip Tripathi moves to Cabinet Secretariat as govt effects major bureaucratic rejig
Senior bureaucrat Pradip Kumar Tripathi has been appointed as secretary (coordination) in the Cabinet Secretariat as part of a major bureaucratic reshuffle effected by the Centre on Monday. A......
'Bulli Bai' mastermind tried to harm himself twice: Police
Niraj Bishnoi, the alleged mastermind and creator of the 'Bulli Bai' application, has revealed that he had the habit of hacking into and defacing the websites of schools and universities of both......
'Bulli Bai' case solved with arrest of mastermind Bishnoi in Assam
An engineering student believed to be the 'mastermind' and creator of the 'Bulli Bai' app was arrested on Thursday from Jorhat in Assam and brought to the national capital where he confessed his......
EXPLAINED: What's this row over now-retired Bengal Chief Secretary
Following is the gist of the controversy over sudden transfer of West Bengal Chief Secretary Alapan Bandyopadhyay, who retired on Monday, to Delhi and related rules. IMAGE: West Bengal CM Mamata......
No tax on $6.38 bn transaction with Adani Group, says Holcim
Swiss building material major Holcim has said its $6.38 billion deal with Asia's richest man Gautam Adani's group is tax-free. Photograph: Denis Balibouse/Reuters Holcim had on Sunday signed a......
Adani group to be India's 2nd-largest cement manufacturer
Billionaire Gautam Adani on Sunday won the race to acquire Swiss cement major Holcim's stake in Ambuja Cements and its subsidiary ACC for $10.5 bn (around Rs 81,361 crore), including the open......
Ultratech joins race for Ambuja Cements and ACC, submits non-binding bid
India's largest cement firm, Ultratech Cement, has joined the race to acquire the Holcim stake in Ambuja Cements and its subsidiary, ACC. UltraTech — part of the Aditya Birla Group —......
JSW Group's Sajjan Jindal bets $4.5 bn of his wealth on Ambuja Cements
The chairman of the JSW Group of companies, Sajjan Jindal, whose stake in the group is valued at $14.5 billion (Rs 1.1 trillion), is betting $4.5 billion of his personal fortune in the firm’s......
This deal will see the single-biggest outflow of foreign capital from India
The much-talked-about sale of Ambuja Cement and ACC by Holcim Group will see the single-biggest outflow of foreign capital from the country if the two cement firms are acquired by Indian investors.......
Pak captain Maroof decides against skipping CWG games
IMAGE: Pakistan Women's Captain Bismah Maroof with her infant child Fatima. Photograph: Kind Courtesy Bismah Maroof/Instagram Pakistan women's cricket team captain Bismah Maroof has decided......
How Jay Shah plans to aid cricket's growth in Africa
IMAGE: Jay Shah, who is also the BCCI secretary, is reviving the 'Afro-Asian Cricket Project', which was first mooted in 2005 by former ICC chief Jagmohan Dalmiya. Photograph: Amit Dave/Reuters......
India-Pakistan series on cards this year?
Will take up four-nation proposal with Ganguly at ACC meeting: Ramiz Raja IMAGE: India and Pakistan cricket fans. Photograph: Michael Steele/Getty Images Undeterred by India's lack of interest,......
India are U19 Asia Cup champions
India steamroll Sri Lanka to win U-19 Asia Cup title IMAGE: India hammered Sri Lanka by nine wickets. Photograph: ACC/Twitter India reaffirmed their supremacy in the U-19 Asia Cup with a record......
U19 Asia Cup: India beat Bangladesh to reach final
Rasheed hits unbeaten 90 to guide clinical India to U-19 Asia Cup final IMAGE: Indian bowlers picked up wickets at regular intervals. Photograph: ACC/Twitter Shaik Rasheed hit an unbeaten 90 as......
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