Ratan Tata: News

Ratan Naval Tata is an Indian businessman and a former chairman of Tata Group. He was born on December 28, 1937, in Bombay (Mumbai). He is the son of Naval Tata. In 1991, he became the chairman of Tata group. He retired as chairman of the Tata Group in December 2012 and then again served as chairman for an interim term.

06 May 2019

West Bengal

Years after Tata agitation, Mamata Banerjee faces battle in Singur

In 2008, Singur became the hotbed of West Bengal politics after Mamata Banerjee led an agitation against Tata Motors, which catapulted her to national politics.

21 Feb 2019

Narendra Modi

Boman Irani to play Ratan Tata in 'PM Narendra Modi'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's upcoming biopic PM Narendra Modi is in headlines again after it got a new member to its cast.

22 Dec 2018


Why should we ignore Bollywood babas?

Have you seen Elon Musk, Tim Cook, Ratan Tata giving people marital advice on Twitter? Or Sachin Tendulkar talking about how to raise funds from a venture capitalist? Exactly.

10 Jul 2018


After Mukherjee, Ratan Tata to join Mohan Bhagwat on stage

A month after former president Pranab Mukherjee triggered a controversy by attending an RSS event, it is now industrialist Ratan Tata's turn.

10 Jul 2018


Mumbai: Ratan Tata to now share the stage with RSS-chief

Industrialist Ratan Tata will be sharing the stage with RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat at an event in Mumbai on August 24 organized by NGO Nana Palkar Smriti Samiti, named after Sangh Pracharak Nana Palkar.

09 Jul 2018

Cyrus Mistry

Tata vs Cyrus Mistry: NCLT rules in Tata Sons' favor

In what seems to be a decisive verdict in the Tata Sons-Cyrus Mistry case, the Mumbai bench of the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) has ruled in favor of Tata Sons, dismissing Mistry's pleas challenging his removal as the chairman of the group.

08 Jun 2018

Nitin Gadkari

At Galaxy Apartments, Nitin Gadkari meets Salman Khan, father Salim

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari met Bollywood star Salman Khan and his father Salim Khan, a noted screenwriter, as part of Bharatiya Janata Party's 'Sampark for Samarthan' campaign at Galaxy Apartment on Friday.

05 Jun 2018


Mumbai: Amit Shah to meet Tata, Lata, Madhuri tomorrow

BJP president Amit Shah will tomorrow meet industrialist Ratan Tata, Lata Mangeshkar, and actor Madhuri Dixit and share the Modi government's achievements with them as part of his party's "contact for support" campaign.

Investing in stocks? These 6 start-ups can help you decide

Everyone wants to invest their hard-earned money and grow it smartly. There are several investment options today, but stock investments remain one of the best and popular options to earn higher returns.

16 Mar 2018

Pranab Mukherjee

Foundation named after Mukherjee to improve people's quality of life

In a bid to improve the quality of life of people, a foundation named after former President Pranab Mukherjee was launched in Delhi.

01 Mar 2018


Home-rental startup NestAway raises Rs. 333cr from Goldman Sachs, others

Bengaluru-based online home-rental network NestAway Technologies has raised $51mn (Rs. 333.1cr) from investors including Goldman Sachs and a joint venture firm of noted industrialist Ratan Tata.

26 Nov 2017


It might be end of the road for Tata Nano

The Tata Nano, the cheapest car launched in India in a decade, is likely to exit the market soon.

22 Oct 2017

Cyrus Mistry

How Cyrus Mistry was fired as Tata Chairman?

On October 24, 2016, former Tata Sons chairman Cyrus Mistry was suddenly removed from his position. It was the first time Tata Sons had publicly removed a chairman.

27 Aug 2017

Electric Vehicles

Tata Nano may stage a comeback, as an electric car

Tata Nano, which was released among much fanfare, has lost its steam over the years. Not only have the sales dwindled to an abysmal low, several allegations on the model have made it a tough sell.

08 Aug 2017


Bombay HC refuses to regularize height limit for Dahi Handi

Bombay HC overruled SC's order and removed 20-feet height cap for human pyramids as well as reduced age limit of participants from 18 to 14 years for Dahi Handi celebrations.

06 Aug 2017


Mumbai court allows paternity test of child

To prove charges of adultery levelled against mother of a two-year-old, sessions court allowed to conduct the paternity-test.

21 Jun 2017


Traders' association to build toilets at Bengaluru metro stations

The Chickpet Traders' Association has offered to to build pay and use toilets for passengers at the Metro station and talks are going on with Bangalore Metro Rail Corportation (BMRC) regarding the initiative.

30 May 2017


Aggressive Delhi: The capital needs to take a 'chill pill'

A recent Pew study ranked India the fourth-worst among 198 countries with regard to religious intolerance. That is just one facet of the increasing intolerance against opposing views.

20 May 2017


Chatbot market will reach $3,172 million by 2021, says report

According to a MarketsandMarkets report, the market size of smart advisors or chatbots will rise to $3,172 million in 2021 from $703 million in 2016.

12 May 2017


Assam to take forward Modi's 'Act East Policy'

Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal said that his administration would set up an 'Act East' department to combine and take ahead the Centre's Act East Policy.

24 Apr 2017

Cyrus Mistry

Tribunal says Mistry makes no case against Tatas

The National Company Law Tribunal stated that petitions filed by shareholders linked to Cyrus Mistry, have made no case against the Tata group.

17 Apr 2017

Cyrus Mistry

NCLT quashes Mistry's waiver petition

Cyrus Mistry's petition that alleged mismanagement and oppression of minority shareholder interests suffered badly as the National Company Law Tribunal declined to grant "waiver to Cyrus Mistry's family firms on the minimum shareholding requirement to petition" against Tata Sons.

13 Apr 2017


Indian lingerie start-up Clovia raises $4m in funding

Indian lingerie start-up Clovia has managed to secure a whopping $4m in a post-Series A funding round.

03 Mar 2017

Jaguar Land Rover

Tata Motors-owned JLR unveils the 'Velar'

Ratan Tata's passion project, the 'Range Rover Velar' was unveiled by Tata Motors' subsidiary 'Jaguar Land Rover'.

28 Feb 2017

Cyrus Mistry

Tatas can force Mistry family to sell stake

By passing a special resolution, Tata Sons Ltd may ask the Mistry family firms to exit the shareholders' group after 50 years of association.

Chandrasekaran announces strategic priorities for Tata Sons

On his first day in office, Tata Sons Ltd's new chairman Natarajan Chandrasekaran outlined three strategic priorities for the group: bring the group closer and leverage collective strength; reinforce a leader's mindset in operating companies for greater rigour to capital allocation and deliver superior returns to shareholders.

18 Feb 2017

Urban Ladder

Investors pump in Rs 102 crore in Urban Ladder

The Bengaluru-based online furniture store Urban Ladder has raised about Rs 102 crore in a Series E round from existing and new investors.

16 Feb 2017

Mahesh Bhupathi

Cabinet clears controversial Mekedatu project for parched Bengaluru

The controversial Mekedatu project on the Cauvery, for a reservoir with 66.50 tmcft capacity, was cleared by the cabinet. It will be presented to the Central Water Commission and Cauvery Supervisory Committee for approval.

06 Feb 2017

Cyrus Mistry

Tata Sons' shareholders vote out Cyrus Mistry from board

On Monday, the shareholders of Tata Sons Ltd., controlled by Tata Trusts and Tata Companies, together voted to oust Cyrus Mistry as a director in an extraordinary general meeting (EGM).

31 Jan 2017


Tata steel looks to raise plant capacity

Tata Steel MD T.V. Narendran said the company is looking to ramp up the contribution of direct sales to consumers from 20% of revenue to 30%.

Tata's new Chairman Chandrasekaran's litmus test

Chandrasekaran's appointment as group chairman is being keenly watched by industry leaders.

19 Jan 2017

Cyrus Mistry

National Company Law Tribunal rejects Mistry's plea

The National Company Law Tribunal has dismissed pleas by 2 companies owned by the Mistry family which alleged violations of NCLT directives in removing Mistry from Tata Sons' board.

13 Jan 2017

Narendra Modi

Vibrant Gujarat: Teen signs Rs.5 crore MoU for drones

14 year old Harshwardhan Zala signed a Rs.5 crore memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Department of Science and Technology, Government of Gujarat.

13 Jan 2017

Narendra Modi

25,000+ MoUs signed at Vibrant Gujarat 2017

Over 25,000 MoUs were signed at the Vibrant Gujarat Summit 2017.

12 Jan 2017

Cyrus Mistry

Natarajan Chandrasekaran appointed as new Tata Sons chairman

N.Chandrasekaran, the CEO and managing director of TCS has been appointed the new chairman of Tata Sons. He took over as TCS CEO in 2009.

12 Jan 2017

Narendra Modi

Over 24,000 investment intentions signed at Vibrant Gujarat 2017

Gujarat Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel stated that 24,385 investment intentions were signed with industry giants and various heads of state on the second day of 8th edition of the Vibrant Gujarat Summit being held at Gandhinagar.

11 Jan 2017

Narendra Modi

PM Modi inaugurates Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Vibrant Gujarat Summit 2017 at Gujarat's Gandhinagar.

31 Dec 2016

Cyrus Mistry

The Top 10 business scandals of 2016

Businesses across the world have faced their share of scandals this year, ranging from sexual harassment, to fraud, to providing politically biased news.

24 Dec 2016

Cyrus Mistry

Wadia voted out of Tata Chemicals

Nusli Wadia was voted out of the board of Tata Chemicals with over 75% of the votes going against him; Wadia was also voted out of the board of Tata Steel with over 90% of votes going against him.