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MJ Akbar quits: Silence from politicos, Twitter tiffs show why majority of harassed women choose to keep mum
India

MJ Akbar quits: Silence from politicos, Twitter tiffs show why majority of harassed women choose to keep mum

Silence from politicians around the MJ Akbar accusations shows the problem is not only serious, but widespread.

#MeToo and MJ Akbar: Male authors, journalists come out in support of women who called out former editor
India

#MeToo and MJ Akbar: Male authors, journalists come out in support of women who called out former editor

After 20 women, who were part of the first few teams set up by Akbar post the launch of The Asian Age in 1994 wrote a petition in support of Priya Ramani, a few men who were also part of the his newsrooms have spoken up in solidarity.

#MeToo and MJ Akbar: Who are the 20 Asian Age women scribes supporting Priya Ramani, willing to testify against their former boss?
India

#MeToo and MJ Akbar: Who are the 20 Asian Age women scribes supporting Priya Ramani, willing to testify against their former boss?

Twenty women, who were part of the first few teams set up by MJ Akbar when he launched The Asian Age newspaper in 1994, have written a petition describing his behaviour and condemning his sexual advances. We reached out to the journalists who have signed the petition to respond on the call for this action in support of Ramani.

Sasikala convicted: Here's a look at how newspapers covered the Supreme Court verdict
India

Sasikala convicted: Here's a look at how newspapers covered the Supreme Court verdict

News outlets lapped up the news of the Supreme Court convicting AIADMK general secretary VK Sasikala in the disproportionate assets case on Tuesday, giving it the coverage it deserved

Praise be: KCR's 'private event' Chandi Maha Yaagam gets premium coverage in local media
Politics

Praise be: KCR's 'private event' Chandi Maha Yaagam gets premium coverage in local media

Away from the heat, dust and the crowd at Erravalli, Hyderabad is staying up-to-date about Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao's Rs 7 crore Chandi Maha Yaagam, thanks to massive media coverage.

Clampdown on Mallya is just the start: More Kingfishers will fly out of the nest
Corporate

Clampdown on Mallya is just the start: More Kingfishers will fly out of the nest

Banking system is the backbone and a proxy to the economy, hence damages caused to it can have serious ramifications on the overall economic stability as well.<br />

Lending violations: RBI fines ICICI, HDFC Bank, 10 others in Deccan Chronicle case
Corporate

Lending violations: RBI fines ICICI, HDFC Bank, 10 others in Deccan Chronicle case

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Friday penalized 12 banks including country's largest private sector lender, ICICI Bank and its nearest competitor among private banks, HDFC Bank for violating norms on loans given to Deccan Chronicle Holdings.<br />

CBI searches Deccan Chronicle office after Canara Bank complaint
India

CBI searches Deccan Chronicle office after Canara Bank complaint

CBI officials said Canara Bank had filed a complaint with the agency against Deccan Chronicle Holdings Limited alleging defaults in the repayment of loans to the tune of Rs 360-crore.

Chronicle of mis-deeds: How long will DCHL survive?
Business

Chronicle of mis-deeds: How long will DCHL survive?

While the auditor of the firm has raised questions about its survival, the company believes it can turn things around even now.

Deccan Chronicle posts Rs 100 crore loss for quarter
Business

Deccan Chronicle posts Rs 100 crore loss for quarter

The company had posted a profit-after-tax of Rs 21 crore for the same period last year.

Deccan Chronicle saga  just keeps getting murkier
Business

Deccan Chronicle saga just keeps getting murkier

As if a forensic audit, multiple winding up court petitions and Rs 4,000 crore of debt wasn't enough, the Hyderabad-based publisher's employees have now threatened to strike work in a dispute over pay and four independent directors have also resigned.

HC upholds termination of Deccan Chargers from IPL
Business

HC upholds termination of Deccan Chargers from IPL

The high court has upheld the termination of the IPL team from the tournament by the national cricket board.

Deccan Chargers fails to cough up Rs 100 cr, axed from IPL
Sports

Deccan Chargers fails to cough up Rs 100 cr, axed from IPL

The failure of Deccan Chronicle Holdings to submit bank guarantees to the BCCI resulted in their contract for the IPL being terminated.

Deccan ignoring Saina's requests to be paid
Sports

Deccan ignoring Saina's requests to be paid

Saina has paid Rs 70 lakh advance tax on her projected income from Deccan Chronicle. Her constant approaches to the troubled newspaper have fallen on deaf ears.

HC tells Deccan Chronicle to give BCCI bank guarantee of Rs 100 cr
Sports

HC tells Deccan Chronicle to give BCCI bank guarantee of Rs 100 cr

In the event of any default on part of the group that owns Deccan Chargers, BCCI shall be entitled to invoke the bank guarantee to the extent necessary.

Deccan Chronicle: CDR deferred, Yes Bank complicates matters
Business

Deccan Chronicle: CDR deferred, Yes Bank complicates matters

Lenders to Deccan Chronicle Holdings once again put off plans to recast the company's loans via the debt restructuring route as they are awaiting an audit report from Canara Bank of possible fraud, which would at least take a month to complete.

Bombay HC directs BCCI to maintain status quo on Deccan Chargers
IPL

Bombay HC directs BCCI to maintain status quo on Deccan Chargers

Deccan Chronicles had approached the High Court on Saturday challenging the decision taken by BCCI to terminate the contract of the cash-strapped Deccan Chargers.