McDonald's mocks 'ghiya-tori' in its new advertisement and FSSAI is certainly not 'lovin it'

Remember the last time your mother reprimanded you for choosing McDonald's burger over their succinctly cooked 'Ghiya' and 'Tori' ki sabzi? Well, if you have never faced the wrath of you mother for picking junk over 'Ghar Ka Khana' you wouldn't know how the food giant McDonald's felt on getting a show-cause notice from the FSSAI for deriding 'ghiya' and 'tori' in its new advertisement.

Nov 23, 2019, 17:51 PM IST

McDonald's ousts CEO Steve Easterbrook over consensual relationship with employee

McDonald`s Corp Chief Executive Steve Easterbrook's departure was among the most significant in corporate America in the past several years over relationships deemed inappropriate.

Nov 04, 2019, 11:38 AM IST

Fast food giants got bulk of our orders in 5 years: Swiggy

Subway, Domino's Pizza, McDonald's and Burger King clocked the highest number of orders in the past five years, said Swiggy, which has entered over 290 cities since its launch in 2014.

Aug 08, 2019, 15:30 PM IST

McDonald's reopens 13 restaurants in Delhi

These are the first McDonald's restaurants to be reopened after the ownership of CRPL changed hands on May 9. McDonald`s acquired Connaught Plaza Restaurants as the US-based major completed a settlement reached with former joint venture partner Vikram Bakshi.

May 19, 2019, 15:23 PM IST

McDonald's strikes out-of-court settlement with Vikram Bakshi

As part of the agreement, the US fast food chain will buy out for an undisclosed sum Vikram Bakshi and his entities' 50 per cet stake in Connaught Plaza Restaurants Pvt Ltd (CPRL) that operates McDonald's chain of quick service restaurants in northern and eastern India.

May 10, 2019, 12:18 PM IST

McDonald's serves cleaning solution instead of coffee to pregnant woman

Sarah Douglas took a sip from her cup and immediately spat it out, realising the drink is far from what she had ordered.

Aug 03, 2018, 07:41 AM IST

McDonald's french fries cannot cure baldness, clarifies scientist

A Japanese research paper, published in the journal Biomaterials, had announced the discovery of a new method for the mass preparation of hair follicle germs (HFGs) that "may lead to a new treatment for hair loss."

Feb 06, 2018, 18:45 PM IST

Anti-profiteering notices to McDonald's, Lifestyle International

The authority has given time till January 12 to these entities to file their reply to the notice stating whether they admit that the benefit of reduction in tax rate or input tax credit has not been passed on to consumers by way of commensurate reduction in prices.

Jan 02, 2018, 07:51 AM IST

Junk the junk? McDonald's says several McDonald's outlets in India may not be safe

The partnership between McDonald's and Connaught Plaza Restaurants Ltd in India is embroiled in a bitter legal dispute with accusations being hurled by both camps. The question remains: Is it time to junk the junk?

Dec 29, 2017, 08:10 AM IST

McDonald's asks suppliers not to deal with CPRL

McDonald's India Pvt Ltd (MIPL) had last month terminated franchise licence of 169 outlets operated by Connaught Plaza Restaurants Ltd (CPRL) in north and east India.

Sep 13, 2017, 18:33 PM IST

McDonald's case: NCLAT asks parties to settle row themselves

Putting off the matter for next hearing to August 30, the tribunal asked McDonald's to give an undertaking that the 169 outlets will be allowed to function till the negotiations are on.

Aug 25, 2017, 13:31 PM IST

McDonald's shuts 43 outlets in Delhi as eating licenses expire

The CPRL is the local joint venture between Vikram Bakshi and McDonald's.

Jun 29, 2017, 17:12 PM IST

Grenade-thrower gets 28 years jail in French jihadist cell trial

The convictions in a late night ruling on Thursday brought a close to an affair that predated the spate of Islamist-inspired attacks in France from early 2015 onwards, in which more than 230 people have been killed.


Jun 23, 2017, 15:26 PM IST

Unbelievable: Thousands throng daily at Taiwan McDonald's store to see a girl – Know why

Such is her popularity that her photos are seen across this island nation.

Jul 28, 2016, 18:16 PM IST

McDonald's gets bids from Beijing Tourism, Sanpower for China, HK sale

McDonald`s Corp has received more than half a dozen bids for its planned sale of China and Hong Kong stores, including offers from Beijing Tourism Group, Sanpower and ChemChina in a deal worth about $3 billion, people familiar with the matter told Reuters.

Jun 22, 2016, 06:36 AM IST

EU assesses consumer complaint against McDonald's

The complaint comes on top of an EU investigation opened last month into whether McDonald's received a sweet tax deal from Luxembourg.

Jan 12, 2016, 20:44 PM IST

EU probes McDonald`s tax affairs as crackdown widens

The European Union launched a probe Thursday into tax deals between US fast food giant McDonald`s and Luxembourg, as it widens an investigation into tax avoidance by major multinationals that includes Amazon and Apple.

Dec 03, 2015, 21:36 PM IST

Why is McDonald's new outlet in China sparking controversy?

McDonald's has opened an outlet in a historical residence in east China's Zhejiang province

Nov 18, 2015, 15:37 PM IST

One dead, two wounded in Manhattan shooting

 One man was killed and two other people wounded on Monday in a shooting in a subway stop near New York's Penn Station, authorities said.

Nov 09, 2015, 23:32 PM IST

German World Cup graft claims close to home for Adidas

Allegations that Germany bribed its way to secure the right to host the 2006 World Cup not only shook the football world, but also shone a spotlight on cosy ties between sportswear giant Adidas and FIFA.

Oct 21, 2015, 20:11 PM IST