14 Dec 2020
Decades after exit, Tata Group expresses interest in Air India
One of India's largest conglomerates, the Tata Group, has submitted an expression of interest for acquiring the beleaguered national carrier Air India.
29 Sep 2020
NewsBytes Briefing: Microsoft 365 suffered an outage, and more
Last night, Microsoft 365 suffered a major outage due to an internal change and left essential web services down for hours, including Microsoft Office 365, Teams, and Outlook.
18 Aug 2020
Dream11 wins IPL 2020 title sponsorship for Rs. 222 crore
The fantasy gaming platform Dream11 has bagged the title sponsorship rights of IPL 2020 for Rs. 222 crore.
13 Apr 2020
Coronavirus outbreak: Sundar Pichai donates Rs. 5 crore to GiveIndia
Sundar Pichai, the CEO of Alphabet and Google, has donated Rs. 5 crore to support COVID-19 relief efforts in India.
16 Feb 2020
'Namaste' replaces 'Kem Cho': Centre renames Donald Trump's Gujarat event
The Union government has decided to rename the event in Gujarat where US President Donald Trump will be the chief guest later this month.
15 Feb 2020
I'm number 1 on Facebook, Modi is number 2: Trump
Before his maiden visit to India as the United States President, Donald Trump has sort of compared his Facebook popularity with the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
10 Jan 2020
SC stays NCLAT order reinstating Cyrus Mistry as Tata Chairperson
Weeks after the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) reinstated Cyrus Mistry as the Executive Chairperson of Tata Group, the Supreme Court stayed the tribunal's order citing "basic errors" in it.
02 Jan 2020
Tata Sons moves SC over Cyrus Mistry's reinstatement
Tata Sons Ltd on Thursday moved the Supreme Court against the reinstatement of Cyrus Mistry as Executive Chairman of the company.
18 Dec 2019
'Victory of principles': Mistry after being restored as Tata chairman
In a surprise move, the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) on Wednesday restored Cyrus Mistry as the executive chairman of the Tata Group.
07 Aug 2019
World's richest lose $117bn in one day; Ambani $2.45bn poorer
The richest 500 people in the world lost $117 billion (Rs. 8,28,418 crore) in a single day market crash on Monday.
01 Nov 2018
#MeToo: Former Taj Hotels' employee names then CEO as harasser
In November 2015, a Taj Hotels employee resigned and in letter alleged the then CEO and MD, Rakesh Sarna sexually harassed her.
29 Oct 2018
#MeTooEffect: Tata Sons decide against renewing Suhel Seth's contract
Tata Sons, the holding company of Tata Group, would not renew the contract of Suhel Seth, a spokesperson said on Monday.
09 Jul 2018
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.
05 Jul 2018
Just 1 unit produced in June: End of Tata Nano?
There's been a lot of speculation about the fate of Tata Nano over the last year.
20 May 2018
India working on unmanned-tanks, vessels, robotic weaponry for future wars
In an ambitious defense project, the Indian government has started work on incorporating artificial intelligence (AI) to enhance the operational preparedness of all the three armed forces.
13 Mar 2018
Sensex cautious on weak global cues; TCS cracks 5%
Despite positive macroeconomic data and the appreciating rupee, the BSE Sensex turned choppy on tepid cues from overseas market.
01 Nov 2017
Tata pays $1.2bn penalty to Japan's NTT-DoCoMo, ending 3-year dispute
Settling its three-year-long dispute with NTT DoCoMo, Tata Sons has paid $1.2bn (144.9bn Yen) to the Japanese telco to put an end to the bitter feud over their Indian telecom joint venture, Tata DoCoMo.
22 Oct 2017
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.
12 Oct 2017
Tata Teleservices to merge with Airtel on 'cash-free, debt-free' basis
India's largest telco Bharti Airtel will be absorbing Tata Teleservices, Tata Group's struggling telecom business.
21 Sep 2017
Investors' nod to Tata Sons to become private limited company
Tata Sons shareholders have approved its conversion into a private limited company. It came after NCLAT allowed Cyrus Mistry's family firms to file a case against Tata Sons.
20 Sep 2017
Tata Sons buys Tata Motors' shares, eyes online grocery retail
Tata Sons purchased 1.7% shares of Tata Motors worth Rs. 2,000 crore at a premium of 4% over Monday's closing price.
17 Aug 2017
Tata Sons to scrap all deals with Cyrus Mistry's group
Under chairman N Chandrasekaran's directions, the board of Tata Sons has ordered its group companies to scrap all business dealings with Cyrus and Shapoor Mistry's Shapoorji Pallonji Group.
27 Jul 2017
Axis Bank reappoints CEO Shikha Sharma for 3 years
The Axis Bank board has reappointed Shikha Sharma as the bank's CEO and Managing Director, finally putting an end to speculations of her exit.
04 Jul 2017
Court initiates Rs 500 crore criminal defamation proceedings against Mistry
A Mumbai metropolitan court has initiated criminal defamation proceedings against ex-Tata Group chairman Cyrus Mistry, his brother Shapur Mistry and their firms.
22 Jun 2017
Is Tata going to take over Air India?
The Centre is reportedly inquiring whether the Tata Group is interested in buying state-owned Air India of which the latter is the original promoter.
24 Apr 2017
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
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.
28 Feb 2017
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.
22 Feb 2017
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.
21 Feb 2017
N Chandrasekaran new Tata Sons chief from Feb 21
N. Chandrasekaran will assume charge as Tata Sons chairman on February 21. A day earlier, he was named TCS chairman, after serving as its CEO since 2009.
20 Feb 2017
TCS to buy back 5.6 crore shares, at Rs2850 each
Returning surplus shares to shareholders in the biggest shares buyback, the Tata Consultancy Services today announced that it will repurchase about 2.85% of its share capital for Rs. 16,000 crore.
16 Feb 2017
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.
08 Feb 2017
Chandrasekaran elected Chairman of Tata Steel
Tata Sons Chairman N Chandrasekaran has been elected as the chairman of the board of Tata Steel. Chandrasekaran said "I feel greatly honoured to be chosen as the Chairman and I accept this responsibility with a deep sense of humility."
06 Feb 2017
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%.
21 Jan 2017
Tata's new Chairman Chandrasekaran's litmus test
Chandrasekaran's appointment as group chairman is being keenly watched by industry leaders.
19 Jan 2017
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.
12 Jan 2017
A look back at the career of Natarajan Chandrasekaran
Following the ouster of Cyrus Mistry as the chairman of Tata Sons on 24th October 2016, Natarajan Chandrasekaran was appointed as the chairman of the $103 billion Tata group today, bringing an end to an 80 day-long saga.
12 Jan 2017
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.
31 Dec 2016
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.