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Kerala HC dismisses pleas against leasing out Thiruvananthapuram airport to Adani group

The bench rejected arguments by the LDF government & others saying there was no valid ground to interfere with the Centre's policy decision.
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Viral video claiming Adani has taken over Indian Railways now is from 2013

The video being circulated as a recent video, accusing the Modi govt of privatising railways, is an old one from 2013. India opened railways to privatisation in 2007.
Gautam Adani

Adani buys controlling stake in Mumbai airport to make a bold bet on aviation

Adani has been eyeing a slice of Mumbai airport for a long time, even getting involved in lawsuits in its attempts to buy out minority shareholders.
Shashi Tharoor, the Congress MP from Thiruvananthapuram | File photo: ANI

Why participate in bidding, then question the game — Tharoor asks Kerala govt on airport row

Thiruvananthapuram MP Shashi Tharoor has gone against the Congress party line, supporting the privatisation of the airport by Adani group that won the bid.
A file photo of actor Taapsee Pannu. | Photo: ANI

Taapsee Pannu, Huma Qureshi, Vir Das slam Mumbai discoms for unusually high power bills

After Mumbai residents, Bollywood celebrities slam discoms over high bills for June. Companies say bills calculated on an estimated basis due to lockdown.

Why Adani’s controversial Australian coal mine could end up being a white elephant

Adani’s Carmichael coal mine project in Australia is predicated on the notion that it is an economically viable venture with a positive net present value.
A Kilo-class submarine of the Indian Navy (Representational image) | Commons

Adani out of race for mega Navy submarine deal, Ministry of Defence shortlists 2 firms

Congress had alleged Modi govt was trying to favour Adani Group, though Navy had rejected its bid earlier.
The river Ganga in Varanasi

Adani, Shapoorji Pallonji group among private players lining up to clean Ganga

29 projects worth over Rs 10,000 crore have been awarded to the private players under the hybrid annuity-based public private partnership model.  
Gautam Adani

Adani says will complete Australia coal mine despite protests, Greta Thunberg’s activism

Adani Group's Carmichael coal mine is back in focus amid Australia's bushfire crisis and Germany’s Siemens AG coming under attack for its contract to provide rail signaling systems.
Siemens AG's CEO Joe Kaeser speaking at an event

Siemens under pressure from climate change protesters over coal contract with Adani

Siemens AG has come under fire for agreeing to supply rail infrastructure to the Adani Group’s controversial Carmichael coal project in Australia, which could potentially open up a new region to coal extraction.

On Camera

Lalu’s loyalty to secularism is Tejashwi Yadav’s biggest political test in Modi’s India

In 1990, when then BJP president L.K. Advani was carrying out his rath yatra unbridled, it was Lalu Yadav as CM who had dared to stop him from entering Bihar.
Representational image. | A five gram gold coin sits on a counter inside a Titan Co. Tanishq jewellery store in Mumbai. | Photo: Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg

Tatas got panned for Tanishq ad. But this state govt is the largest shareholder in Titan

Titan was set up in 1984 as a joint venture between the Tata group and a state govt. While the Tatas own 25.02% stake, the state govt owns 27.88% stake in the company.

Defence

Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh meets his US counterpart Mark Esper at his office in South Block Monday | Twitter | @rajnathsingh

India & US agree on deeper cooperation in Indo-Pacific as Rajnath meets Mark Esper

The hour-long meeting between Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and his US counterpart Mark Esper came a day before the bilateral 2+2 ministerial dialogue in Delhi.
Illustration: Soham Sen/ThePrint

Trump or Biden? Doesn’t matter to India-US ties as they’re in a full, strategic embrace

Pompeo & Esper’s visit to India for the 2+2 talks is proof that old hypocrisies are history, and supreme national interest has again driven a strategic choice.