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Diminishing Values

The Tata Group, which claims to be among India’s most prestigious and ethical corporate conglomerates, has become embroiled in controversies relating to two housing projects. The projects being set up by Tata Value Homes and Tata Housing in north India diminish the group’s claim to the moral high ground.

Modi Government's ₹500 Crore Bonanza to Adani Group Company

The publishers of the Economic & Political Weekly wish to retract the article “Modi Government's Rs 500 Crore Bonanza to Adani Group Company,” authored by Paranjoy Guha Thakurta, Advait Rao Palepu, Shinzani Jain and Abir Dasgupta, in EPW, Volume 52, Issue 24, 2017. The article, as published, failed to meet the standards of EPW and did not go through the EPW editorial review process. Hence, the Editor was advised to withdraw this article on 18 July 2017.

Raising the ‘Bar’ for India’s Power Sector

Two prominent infrastructure companies belonging to Adani Group and Tata Group had sought the assistance of electricity regulators to hike the rate at which they sold power to several state power utility and distribution companies. They claimed that compensatory tariffs to the tune of nearly ₹8,000 crore were due to them as they had to absorb an increase in the price of coal imported from Indonesia used to fuel their power plants. But this was denied to them by the Supreme Court.

Raising the ‘Bar’ for India’s Power Sector

Two prominent infrastructure companies belonging to Adani Group and Tata Group had sought the assistance of electricity regulators to hike the rate at which they sold power to several state power utility and distribution companies. They claimed that compensatory tariffs to the tune of nearly ₹8,000 crore were due to them as they had to absorb an increase in the price of coal imported from Indonesia used to fuel their power plants. But this was denied to them by the Supreme Court.
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