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IATA warns of trade war over carbon tax on aviation
Business

IATA warns of trade war over carbon tax on aviation

The EU move entails high taxation on all aircraft movement on the European skies, including overflights.

Honda vs Hero: Will you pick Dream Yuga or Splendor?
Business

Honda vs Hero: Will you pick Dream Yuga or Splendor?

Honda's launch of the Dream Yuga is expected to stir up the bottom end of the two-wheeler market and challenge the supremacy of erstwhile partner Hero Motocorp.

Mobikes: Can Bajaj overtake Honda with Discover 125?
Business

Mobikes: Can Bajaj overtake Honda with Discover 125?

Bajaj Auto launched the Discover 125 ST on Monday, a bike that promises performance of a sports bike and economy of a commuter motorcycle.

Did Cipla breach patent rights by slashing cancer drug price?
Business

Did Cipla breach patent rights by slashing cancer drug price?

German pharma major Bayer has charged that Cipla had breached its patent rights by slashing the price of a generic version of its patent-protected cancer drug Nexavar last week.

TCS and Infosys: They couldn't be more different
Business

TCS and Infosys: They couldn't be more different

It's impossible not to make a comparison between two of India's biggest software service providers, especially when their results provide such a striking study in contrasts.

Mayawati warns SP of law & order crisis if her parks, statues are altered
Politics

Mayawati warns SP of law & order crisis if her parks, statues are altered

Unfazed by her threat, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav said if the land near the statues can be used for building hospitals for women and children, no one will have any objections.

We had enough of it, we took correct decision: Roy
Sports

We had enough of it, we took correct decision: Roy

Roy said Sahara had approached the BCCI to settle the issues through arbitration but the Cricket Board was not interested.

Sahara-BCCI tiff: Was money pressure the tipping point?
Business

Sahara-BCCI tiff: Was money pressure the tipping point?

Is the Sahara threat to pull out of sponsorship of the Indian cricket team the result of a tiff with BCCI or also because the group is under financial pressure?

DoT questions tribunal's jurisdiction to hear telcos' plea on 3G
Business

DoT questions tribunal's jurisdiction to hear telcos' plea on 3G

Terming the roaming pacts among telcos for 3G services in areas where they do not have designated spectrum as "illegal", the govt had issued notices to stop such services immediately.

Why are RBI and FM contradicting each other and confusing markets?
Economy

Why are RBI and FM contradicting each other and confusing markets?

Mukherjee should not be making policy statements on the currency especially when the responsibility of currency management lies with the RBI.

Arm-wrestle: Obama and Wen face-off today
World

Arm-wrestle: Obama and Wen face-off today

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao insisted on Friday that "outside forces" had no excuse to get involved in the complex maritime dispute, a veiled warning to the United States and other countries to keep out of the sensitive issue.

Anna defends Bedi, says 'gang of four' behind campaign against team
India

Anna defends Bedi, says 'gang of four' behind campaign against team

Observing that to accuse and humiliate seemed to be the mantra of "the few", the anti-corruption crusader said they were afraid of a Jan Lokpal taking shape fearing that the legislation would strip them of power.

Instead of judging IIT students, fix the system: Chetan Bhagat to Murthy
Business

Instead of judging IIT students, fix the system: Chetan Bhagat to Murthy

Reacting strongly, Bhagat tweeted, "Mr Murthy had a point, but wish he wasn't so sweepingly high handed." The author said "It is ironic when someone who runs a body shopping company and calls it hi-tech, makes sweeping comments on the quality of IIT students."

RTI letters show Chidu playing Beggar, and Pranab Scrooge
Politics

RTI letters show Chidu playing Beggar, and Pranab Scrooge

The Pranab Mukherjee-P Chidambaram conflict was not something invented by the media. Their correspondence betrays the same tensions.

Uncivil showdown: It is team Anna vs govt, again
Politics

Uncivil showdown: It is team Anna vs govt, again

Anna Hazare writes to prime minister Manmohan Singh accusing him of crushing fundamental rights, Singh's wordy reply says nothing other than "not my call". Now, the pressure mounts, ahead of what will be a dramatic week...

Singur land: Mamata sending the wrong signal; and it’s about propriety
Politics

Singur land: Mamata sending the wrong signal; and it’s about propriety

The West Bengal government seems to be in an indecent hurry to snatch Singur land from the Tatas. The ham-handed attitude might scare off potential investors.

Govt backs US envoy Dayal, says allegations are 'baseless'
Politics

Govt backs US envoy Dayal, says allegations are 'baseless'

The Indian government has decided to back the Indian Consul General in New York Prabhu Dayal, who was accused of sexually assaulting his domestic help.

Maid to order? The thin line is blurring too fast
Politics

Maid to order? The thin line is blurring too fast

A top Indian diplomat in the US facing charges of ill-treatment to his maid is not alone. He may be in a denial mode. But the unseemly row throws up a bigger question: Are maids working abroad getting their due?

Ratan Tata is losing patience
Business

Ratan Tata is losing patience

While Tata's PR machinery in India scrambles into clarification and caveat mode, in a candid interview to Times London, Ratan Tata it seems has taken his gloves off.