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Protesters march against Wharton snub to Narendra Modi

Last Updated: Sunday, March 24, 2013, 19:19

About 200 Indian-Americans marched in protest against the controversial withdrawal of an invitation to Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi to speak at the Wharton India Economic Forum.

Media barred from covering Wharton India Economic Forum meet

Last Updated: Friday, March 22, 2013, 10:16

Embroiled in controversy over cancelling its invitation to the Gujarat Chief Minister, Narendra Modi, organizers of the annual Wharton India Economic Forum (WIEF) on Thursday announced that no media organizations would be allowed to cover the event except for TV Asia.

Indian-American pulls out of Wharton IEF

Last Updated: Thursday, March 14, 2013, 14:17

A noted Indian-American physician has withdrawn from the annual Wharton India Economic Forum in the wake the organiser`s decision to cancel a key-note address by Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi.

`Americans for Free Speech` group protests against Wharton

Last Updated: Thursday, March 07, 2013, 14:40

The group is also planning to hold a peaceful protest outside the venue of the annual student-run India-centric conference hosted by the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania on March 23.

Hexaware Tech also withdraws sponsorship for Wharton event

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 06, 2013, 22:08

After Adani group, Hexaware Technologies, another Indian company, on Wednesday withdrew sponsorship for the Wharton India Economic Forum (WIEF) and company chairman Atul Nishar opted out of the event.

Wharton-Modi row unfortunate, disrespectful: USIBC

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 06, 2013, 13:10

"Unfortunate and disrespectful. Since when is an American University against free speech?" asked USIBC president Ron Somers.

Wharton row: Wrong to disinvite Modi, feels Tharoor

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 06, 2013, 08:41

After being snubbed by the Wharton University, support for Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi seems to be growing and this time it has come from unexpected quarters.

Rahul Gandhi to address Wharton India Economic Forum?

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 05, 2013, 13:34

After Arvind Kejriwal, it is now the turn of Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi who has been invited to deliver a lecture at Wharton India Economic Forum on Tuesday.

Gautam Adani pulls out of Wharton India Economic Forum

Last Updated: Monday, March 04, 2013, 15:00

The Gujarat-based firm, however, said Adani had taken himself out of the event almost a fortnight back in an apparent reference that his absence is not related to the cancellation of Modi's address.

Modi to address Wharton India Economic Forum

Last Updated: Friday, March 01, 2013, 11:50

Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi will be one of the keynote speakers at the prestigious Wharton India Economic Forum.