Prime Minister Narendra Modi has vowed to end India's role as the world's largest arms importer by asking foreign firms to share technology with local players and then manufacture in India - in return for a slice of the $250 billion analysts estimate New Delhi will spend on its military over the next decade.
The second most valued brand in India is mobile operator company Bharti Airtel with valuations of USD 7.7 billion. Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) ranks third with USD 6.8 billion.
Shares of RIL were trading 3.43 per cent higher at Rs 1,416.40 on BSE at 1236 hrs, giving the company a market capitalisation (m-cap) of Rs 4,60,291.20 crore -- the highest for any listed firm in the country. This was Rs 3,151.92 crore more than TCS' Rs 4,57,139.28 crore valuation at the time.
The Indian Hotels Company Ltd (IHCL) had on November 8 last year approached the Supreme Court against the Delhi High Court's order that had cleared the decks for auctioning of the iconic hotel in the heart of the national capital.
A bench comprising Justices P C Ghose and R F Nariman allowed the plea of New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) that the Tata Group firm cannot have the right to refusal in the auctioning of the hotel.
Tata Sons Chairman N Chandrasekaran said that gaps in products and delayed launches had contributed to criticism and the undoing of the passenger vehicles business.
The resolution letter says that the group chairman will be taking basic salary of Rs 20 lakhs a month and maximum of Rs 40 lakhs per month.
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The board also decided to raise Rs 7,000 crore by selling bonds. This amount will be used to refinance the company's debt, invest in securities and provide loans to companies.
If the deal looks favourable, Tata Coffee will be merged into Tata Global Beverages, sources told CNBC-TV18.
From the company's first passenger car in 1998 to the sports car under the company's new sub-brand TAMO, Tata Motors is marking its two decades of participation at the auto show with a leap of faith to future.
RBI remains opposed to the payout under the existing structure. RBI said the existing clause in the joint venture agreement was illegal, something which Tata Sons denies. RBI said a fixed rate of return for exit from the joint venture makes it illegal.
Tata Sons Chairman Emeritus Ratan Tata on Friday said the Tata Group is in the safe hands of N Chandrasekaran, who would take it to a new level of progress and growth.
The conglomerate wants to simplify the holding structure by reducing cross holding in its various companies and will invest Rs 6,000 crore for the same, sources have told CNBC-TV18.
In 2009, the Japanese telecom giant invested around USD 2.6 billion in order to buy a 26.5 percent stake in Tata Teleservices (TTSL). It later deemed the venture as its â€œworstâ€ overseas investment, and sought USD 1.17 billion in compensation for its 2014 exit from India.
India's largest software services firm TCS will articulate in more "explicit" terms its capital allocation policy in the next few months for its shareholders.
N Chandrasekaran's strength to lead from the front makes him the right person to lead the USD 103-billion Tata Group, former TCS head S Ramadorai has said.
The airline, jointly owned by the Tata Group and Singapore Airlines, announced the launch of the two new flights as part of its summer schedule.
Talking to reporters after the first board meeting chaired by Chandra, Amit Chandra, who is on the board of Tata Sons and a trustee with Tata Trusts which owns over 66 percent of the holding company, said, "It's a great day for corporate India as someone from such a humble background has risen to head the country's largest conglomerate.
"Chandra is the right man for the right job who brings a lot of experience, maturity and midas touch," V Balakrishnan, former Infosys CFO said.
Gopinathan has taken over the reins of the country's largest IT services firm from N Chandrasekaran, who has been elevated as Chairman of Tata Sons, the holding company of the USD 103-billion Tata Group.
As Natarajan Chandrasekaran takes the helm as Tata Sons Chairman, there are challenges that may bog him down but well-wishers feel the 54-year-old is well-equipped to handle the challenges that the top job throws at him.