Wednesday, 25 May, 2022
TopicTesla India

Topic: Tesla India

Modi govt wants Tesla to buy Rs 3,300 cr of local auto parts for import tax cut consideration

The govt has said it is keen for Tesla to make cars in the country, but appears to be using their interest to try and gain benefits for the nascent local electric car industry.

Harak Singh Rawat’s expulsion underlines BJP’s crisis in Uttarakhand

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Tesla now closer to India debut with 4 vehicle models approved

Tesla has had its vehicles certified as being roadworthy in India and received approval to make or import four models to the country, a posting on the road ministry's website states.

Want to work for Tesla? Well, they’ve begun hiring in India

CEO Elon Musk had all but confirmed Tesla would enter India in January after months of speculation. Now, the electric vehicles maker is recruiting for its sales, marketing & HR depts.

India begins Covid ‘shots’ and Arnab Goswami’s WhatsApp ‘shock’

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Elon Musk’s Tesla are headed to India, but there won’t be any green car revolution here

There are less than 500 electric vehicle charging stations in India, when the current need has been pegged at around 2,600.

How an Indian working for Tesla managed to ‘steal’ $9.3 million

The 32-year old Indian allegedly diverted payments from one supplier to another during 2016 and 2017 when he was employed at Tesla.

On Camera

YourTurn

US President Joe Biden speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington, D.C., on 16 August 2021. Biden defended his decision to withdraw US troops from Afghanistan | Samuel Corum | Bloomberg

US blames failure to shut Pakistan border for Afghan defeat. India, please take note

The US could have used its coercive resources to compel Pakistan to shut down the Taliban’s transborder sanctuaries. It chose not to—costing its victory.
Vendors at a store selling edible oils at Begum Bazaar in Hyderabad, India| Photographer: Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg

Modi govt to allow duty-free import of soybean, sunflower oil, cool surging prices

The government will permit purchases of 2 million tons each of the two vegetable oils per annum this fiscal year and the next, according to a notification by the finance ministry.

Defence

Naval helicopters | Representational image | indiannavy.nic.in

What’s Combined Military Forces-Bahrain? US-backed coalition India joined on Quad sidelines

India is 35th member of the maritime counterterrorism partnership that also includes Pakistan, Australia, Bahrain, Denmark, Egypt, France, Germany and Greece, among others.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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