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Cyrus Mistry Bows Out of Tata Group Companies, Lists Reasons

Cyrus Mistry has finally bowed to the pressure to exit from Tata Sons on Monday, October 24, 2016 but said his legal battle will continue. Here is his statement in which he listed out his version to shareholders: “Over the last five decades my family’s steadfast support for the Tata Group has been one of guardianship. We have always ensured ...

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Raghuram Rajan calls it quits, Swamy’s another win?

RBI governor Raghuram Rajan has finally said that he would not serve the second term, denying the media a joy ride for two more months. In an internal mail to RBI staff, Rajan said he would return to his academic career when his term ends on September 4. “I am an academic and I have always made it clear that ...

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Jennifer Lopez Sued For Wearing ‘Revealing’ Dress at Morocco Concert

Hollywood actress and singer Jennifer Lopez has been sued for “scantily” covered dress at the 14th Mawazine World Rhythms International Music Festival in Rabat on May 29, 2015 by an educational group along with the organizers. Jennifer Lopez was blamed for wearing skimpy outfits during her performance that was aired on national television in the African country by which she ...

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FIFA: Sepp Blatter resigns, weekend meeting postponed by UEFA

In view of the surprise resignation-announcement by FIFA chief Sepp Blatter, a weekend meeting in Berlin of European football’s apex body was on Wednesday postponed by UEFA president Michel Platini. Ironic but it was only on Friday that Sepp Blatter took office of FIFA as the president for the fifth term, but now he may no longer relish the mighty position. Amidst ...

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Mass resignations hit censor board; Punjab bans ‘MSG’ screening

The censor board was Saturday hit by mass resignations a day after board chairperson Leela Samson quit citing coercion and corruption even as Information and Broadcasting Minister Arun Jaitley hit out at those quitting, calling them “UPA appointees” who had themselves to blame for any corruption. Amidst the drama, the Punjab government Saturday banned the screening of controversial film “MSG ...

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Hate Speech: Opposition Seeks Resignation of Niranjan Jyoti

A day after the Congress party questioned the “culpable silence” of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Minister Niranjan Jyoti’s hate speech, Modi warned all his ministers and MPs against using derogatory language and said it won’t be tolerated. The controversy came up ahead of Delhi Assembly polls after Union Minister Jyoti said, “Aapko tay karna hai ki Dilli mein sarkar ...

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Parrikar to Resign as CM, Set to Join Modi Cabinet

Clearing all speculations of joining Union Cabinet as Defence Minister, Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has almost confirmed to get into Unions Cabinet, for which he is all set to resign his chief ministerial post on Friday. After meeting BJP President Amit Shah on Thursday, Parrikar revealed that Shah has asked him to accept any new responsibility offered by the ...

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Sham Lal Sharma Resigns in Jammu and Kashmir

Sham Lal Sharma, senior Congress leader and Jammu and Kashmir minister for public health engineering, irrigation and flood control, has resigned from the Omar Abdullah Ministry on Thursday, ahead of declaring elections in Jammu and Kashmir. "I called on the state president of my party Saif-ud-Din Soz on Friday evening and handed over my resignation. I have asked him to ...

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