Modi, Abhijit Banerjee hold extensive discussion on varied issues

Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee today called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and held a “healthy and extensive” interaction on various subjects. Continue Reading

Nobel laureate Banerjee speaks on economic crisis in India

Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee said the government’s stringent commitment to low inflation has resulted in farm distress by adversely impacting support price for agricultural produce. Striking a note of caution, he said Prime Minister Narendra Modi has more faith incorporates than him. Continue Reading

Indian forces capable of giving befitting reply: Rajnath

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh today said India has never been the aggressor but its armed forces are capable of giving a befitting reply to those who cast an evil eye on it. The Navy has maintained vigilance to ensure that 26/11 is not repeated, Singh added while addressing the media at the Naval Commanders Conference. Continue Reading

Infosys chaos: Nilekani steps in, says audit committee to probe charges

Infosys chairman Nandan Nilekani today said the company’s audit committee will conduct an independent investigation on whistleblower allegations of CEO Salil Parekh and CFO Nilanjan Roy indulging in ‘unethical practices’ to boost short-term revenue and profits. Continue Reading

Hiranandani group to invest Rs 500 crore

Realty firm Hiranandani group will invest about Rs 500 crore to develop a new housing project in Mumbai. The company will construct 500 one-bedroom apartments in the first phase of the project named ‘Regent Hill’ at Powai. Continue Reading

CAIT demands enquiry by govt to probe e-commerce cos, banks

Traders’ body CAIT demanded a high-level enquiry by the Centre to probe the “unholy nexus” of e-commerce firms, companies owning brands and banks for causing price distortion in the country’s e-commerce market. Continue Reading