Karnataka Election 2018: Yeddyurappa predicts BJP victory

The single phase polling for Karnataka Assembly Election 2018 in 222 constituencies has begun. Today’s votes will decide the fate of 2,636 candidates. Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Congress and JD (S) are the main contesting parties. The state has seen fever pitch campaigning by top leaders, each attempting to...
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HDFC Bank starts search for next CEO successor

In March/April next year, HDFC Bank says it will start the process for deciding on a successor to Aditya Puri, its founding managing director and chief executive officer. The successor will be announced by October 2019, a year prior to Puri stepping down from the charge in October 2020....
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Fortis Takeover: Healthcare board prefers Munjal-Burman’s bid

The takeover saga at Fortis Healthcare, one of India’s leading healthcare chains, reached its zenith with the board choosing the Hero Enterprises-Burman Family Office offer as the best for the hospital and diagnostic chain. “The Board, post having detailed discussions on the pros and cons of each offer, decided...
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Donald Trump’s call on Iran may be challenging for India

India will face challenges on multiple fronts, from energy supplies to connectivity projects, following US President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw from the landmark Iran nuclear deal. While this decision might see India importing less oil from Iran, which is currently the third biggest supplier after Saudi Arabia and...
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SBI General Insurance’s net profit swells 150%

SBI General Insurance reported net profit growth of about 150% in 2017-18 to Rs 3.96 billion. Underwriting profit was Rs 320 million, against a loss in this segment of almost Rs 2 billion in FY17. Pushan Mahapatra, managing director, added: “We have also recorded a lower loss ratio and...
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Karnataka polls: Over 9,000 fake voter IDs seized

Just three days before Karnataka Assembly election 2018, the Election Commission of Karnataka has confirmed that the officials recovered 9,746 Electors Photo Identity Card (EPIC) from an apartment in Bengaluru’s Jalahalli area of the Raja Rajeshwari Nagar constituency. Reacting to the development, the BJP demanded cancellation of polling in...
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