The telecom scam has immeasurably dented the image of the
company and the promoters. Stumbling in and out of crises over the past few years, the real estate
major faces its biggest challenge as MD Sanjay Chandra is arrested in the 2G scam.
With assembly elections on in Tamil Nadu, the DMK is banking on populist measures to offset the damage to its image caused by the 2G spectrum scam. However, the measures have also had adverse consequences with the state paying a heavy price.
Supplementary Restraint System - Airbags are plastic bags located in the
steering wheel and dashboard of a car, which balloon out to protect the
driver and front seat passenger in case of a frontal collision.
Even if peaceful conditions return soon in the Arab world and the OPEC makes up for the fall in production by
pumping extra oil, prices are expected to remain at around $100 a barrel
or higher for the next couple of years.
Pratik Jain and Supriya Oberoi Jain says in India, the credit regime has often been characterised as restrictive, ad hoc and ambiguous. Some proposals in this year's budget have made the rules even more restrictive.
Horacio Gutierrez is the intellectual property and patents chief of
Microsoft. He spoke to BT's Rahul Sachitanand on the software giant's
evolving views on IP and India's role in a globalising market for
technology during his recent trip to Bangalore. Edited excerpts
A clear majority of respondents feels a JPC will indeed crack the 2G
spectrum scam. Despite the investigations already on - one by the Public
Accounts Committee of Parliament, another by the Central Bureau of
Investigation, overseen by the Supreme Court - they feel a JPC will be
In the nine months since the iPad's initial launch, Apple had sold 15 million of them. With net
sales totalling Rs 41,400 crore, iPads accounted for 90 per cent of the tablet market. But will Google's Android operating system prove a spoiler for the iPad 2?
Skill and labour shortages are starting to cause economic pain in Tamil
Nadu and Kerala, which go to the polls in mid-April. The DMK has turned
Tamil Nadu into a deficit welfare state, while tourism is dropping off
and West Asia turmoil is imperilling remittances in Kerala.