Naroda Patiya case: Maya Kodnani let off by Gujarat HC; top 10 developments

Former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) minister Maya Kodnani was acquitted in the 2002 Naroda Patiya riot case, in which 97 Muslims were killed following the Godhra riots, by the Gujarat High Court on Friday. Earlier, Kodnani had been sentenced to 28 years of imprisonment. However, the High court upheld the conviction of Bajrang Dal leader Babu Bajrangi, who had also […]

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CJI Dipak Mishra impeachment: Opposition firming up motion; top updates

The impeachment motion against Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra will be given a final shape on Friday at a meeting involving Opposition parties led by the Congress. After the meeting, the Opposition parties are likely to submit the motion to Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu. Senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad has called the meeting, coming days after the party […]

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Syria attack: France, UK back US military move; Trump takes u-turn; updates

Worries about a confrontation between Russia, Syria’s big ally, and the West have been running high since Trump said on Wednesday that missiles “will be coming” in response to the attack in the Syrian town of Douma on April 7, and lambasted Moscow for standing by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Trump on Wednesday had vowed to punish not only President […]

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Karnataka polls: Cong's urbane outreach at odds with state's civic problems

“Namme Bengaluru, Namme Hemme” (Our City, Our Pride) was a slogan Karnataka’s Congress government thought up when Chief Minister Siddharamaiah belatedly realised in 2017 that he had to connect with a new generation of urban and “urbane” voters in the state capital. Karnataka may not be as urbanised as neighbouring Tamil Nadu and Kerala but, at the same time, Bengaluru’s […]

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ICICI board is said to be divided over CEO Chanda Kochhar's future

The board of India’s ICICI Bank Ltd., which less than two weeks earlier expressed full faith in Chief Executive Officer Chanda Kochhar, is divided over whether to ask her to step down as federal authorities investigate allegations of impropriety over loans made to Videocon group, people with knowledge of the matter said. At least some outside directors are opposed to […]

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How Becoming a Beautiful, Bald Bella Gave Life to a New Business

On Episode 2 of Steve Harvey’s Funderdome, Ehdra – the “Beautiful Bald Bella” Frazier from Atlanta, pitched her product, Dome Essentials. Brandon Andrews of Values Partnerships sat down with Frazier after the show for an exclusive one-on-one conversation.   (Image: Facebook/Ehdra Beautifulbaldbella Frazier)   Brandon Andrews: Tell us the Dome Essentials story. Ehdra “The Beautiful Bald Bella” Frazier:  My experience is in marketing, […]

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45 Great Moments in Black Business – No. 30: Earl Graves Sr. and Magic Johnson Close $60 Million Deal to Create Largest Black Pepsi Franchise

For the 45th Anniversary of the BE 100s—the nation’s largest black-owned businesses—we share 45 milestone events that have had widespread impact on black economic development and American industry across four decades. This tribute salutes the iconic companies and CEOs found on BE‘s annual list of the largest black-owned companies. Today we reveal No. 30 in the web series “Great Moments […]

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