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Centre’s tax claims on Satyam surprise Mahindra &Mahindra

Surprised by tax claims on its investments in scam-tainted Satyam Computers, Mahindra Group chairman Anand Mahindra said he had not anticipated that the Group will be battling Indian government and ta

ONGC, CIL stake sale plan put off

Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs on Wednesday didn’t take up the proposal of divestment in ONGC, Coal India and NHPC as finance minister Arun Jaitley was not available.

India finally gets unique ID .bharat in cyberspace

Union minister for communications and IT and law & justice Ravi Shankar Prasad launches the domain name “Bharat”. (Photo: PTI)

The government on Wednesday launched the .bharat domain name in devanagari script covering eight languages including Hindi, Konkani and Marathi.

DLF to deposit CCI fine

India’s largest realty firm DLF on Wednesday stated it will comply with the direction of the Supreme Court to deposit the Rs.630 crore penalty imposed by the competition watchdog CCI and said it remai

DLF shares down 4.5% after Supreme Court order on fine

Shares of real estate major DLF on Wednesday fell by 4.5 per cent, after the company was directed by the Supreme Court to deposit Rs.630 crore fine slapped on it by the Competition Commi-ssion of Indi

DLF gets Supreme Court shock

Apex court upholds CCI’s Rs.650cr fine against DLF

If elections come, can conspiracy theories be far behind? With bypolls around the corner, Uttar Pradesh is abuzz with talk of a sinister plot of young Hindu women being tricked into marriage by Muslim men, and made to convert to Islam. Over the past week there has been a flood of reports about “love jihad”.

Peace is at the best of times a tenuous proposition in relation to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Even as the world hopes the new indefinite ceasefire that has brought 50 days of bloodshed to an end will last, the real causes of the conflict have been put to the side, rather than resolved.