Cyrus Mistry Death: Maha Govt Orders Probe; Politicians, Corporate World Mourn Loss of ‘One of the Best Business Minds’

Cyrus Mistry car crash, Who drove Cyrus Mistry car? What went wrong, The mishap occurred on a bridge over the Surya river. Two other persons travelling with Mistry, including the car driver.

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Last Updated: September 04, 2022, 22:31 IST

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Cyrus Mistry Death News LIVE: Former Tata Sons chairman Cyrus Mistry dies in car accident, Mistry, who was the sixth chairman of Tata Sons, Mercedes Rammed into Divider (Image: Reuters)

Former Tata Sons chairman Cyrus Mistry was killed in a road mishap after his car hit a divider in Maharashtra’s Palghar district neighbouring Mumbai on Sunday. According to police, Mistry was travelling from Ahmedabad to Mumbai in a Mercedes car when the accident happened at around 3.15 pm.

A person named Jahangir Pandol who was also travelling in the car died in the mishap occurred on a bridge over the Surya river. Two other persons travelling with Mistry, including the car driver, were injured, and they have been rushed to a hospital in Gujarat. Read More

Sep 04, 2022 21:08 IST

Mortal Remains of Cyrus Mistry being brought to Mumbai from Palghar

Mortal remains of Cyrus Mistry who was killed in a road accident in Maharashtra’s Palghar are being brought to Mumbai.

Mortal Remains of Cyrus Mistry being brought to Mumbai from Palghar

Sep 04, 2022 20:32 IST

Cyrus Mistry Death: Mumbai Gynecologist Was Driving Mercedes, Say Police

A well-known gynecologist in Mumbai was driving the car which crashed on a road divider on Sunday, killing former Tata Sons chairman Cyrus Mistry and another occupant of the vehicle, police said. Primary information suggests that the car was over speeding and tried to overtake another vehicle from the wrong side (from the left), news agency PTI reported quoting a police official. The gynecologist, Anahita Pandole (55), and her husband Darius Pandole (60) survived the crash, while Mistry (54) and Jahangir Pandole, brother of Darius, were killed in the accident.

Cyrus Mistry Death: Mumbai Gynecologist Was Driving Mercedes, Say Police

Sep 04, 2022 20:25 IST

Cyrus Mistry Death: Prominent Personalities Who Died in Car Crashes – From Rajesh Pilot to Gopinath Munde

Cyrus Mistry’s death in a road accident brings back memories of several other high-profile personalities from former President Giani Zail Singh to Congress leader Rajesh Pilot and satirist Jaspal Bhatti, who lost their lives in similar mishaps.  Read More 

Sep 04, 2022 20:23 IST

Nitin Gadkari Condoles Cyrus Mistry's Demise

Minister of Road Transport & Highways Nitin Gadkari expressed condolences over the death of Cyrus Mistry in the road accident.

Sep 04, 2022 20:20 IST

Cyrus Mistry Death: How Safe is the Mercedes-Benz GLC SUV Involved in the Accident?

As can be seen from the visuals of the accident, Cyrus Mistry – who succeeded Ratan Tata as chairman of Tata Sons but was later ousted in India’s most high-profile boardroom coup – was travelling in a Mercedes-Benz SUV. Upon a closer look, it can be seen that the car involved in the accident is a first-gen Mercedes-Benz GLC. The car was first shown in India at the 2016 Auto Expo and was launched on June 2, 2016. Read More

Sep 04, 2022 20:02 IST

Vice President Dhankhar Says Mistry's Death a Huge Loss for India's Business Community

Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar offered his condolences on the death of Mistry and said his demise is a huge loss for India’s business community.

Sep 04, 2022 19:15 IST

Cyrus Mistry One of the Best Business Minds of his Generation: Gautam Adani

Adani Group Chairman Gautam Adani mourned the loss of Cyrus Mistry and said he was one of the best business minds of his generation.

Sep 04, 2022 19:12 IST

Cyrus Mistry Desired to Keep Contributing To India’s Economic Progress: FM Sitharaman

Expressing shock over Mistry’s death, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said that the business tycoon was committed to carrying forward and strengthening his business in infra and infra projects.

Sep 04, 2022 18:59 IST

Cyrus Mistry Dies In Road Accident: Know 5 Facts About Former Tata Sons Head

Cyrus Mistry was the brother-in-law to Noel Tata, Ratan Tata’s half-brother. Mistry’s father, a reclusive billionaire with an estimated wealth of $7.6 billion according to Forbes, paved the way for his younger son’s ascendancy to the top of a group founded by Ratan Tata’s great-grandfather, a Reuters report said. Read More

Sep 04, 2022 18:53 IST

Need for Strict Implementation of Speed Limit Policy on Highways: Pawar on Cyrus Mistry's Death

NCP chief Sharad Pawar said the death of Cyrus Mistry, “who represented the young generation of industries”, in a road accident was shocking and called for strict implementation of speed limit policy on highways.

“Even as the road conditions improved a lot over the last few years, driving vehicles at a high speed is increasingly becoming common nowadays,” news agency PTI reported quoting Pawar.

Sep 04, 2022 18:39 IST

Cyrus Mistry Death: Shocked by Demise in Car Crash, India Inc Remembers 'Man of Substance'

Cyrus Mistry’s death has shocked everybody, garnering tributes from ministers, business tycoons, and politicians alike. Industrialist Harsh Goenka wrote, “So sad to hear of the shocking news of the passing away of #CyrusMistry in an accident. He was a friend, a gentleman, a man of substance. He was instrumental in creating the global construction giant Shapoorji Pallonji and ably led the Tata group.” Read More

Sep 04, 2022 18:36 IST

Mistry was Solid, Sturdy and a Low-key Guy: NCP MP Supriya Sule

NCP MP Supriya Sule expressed anguished over Mistry’s demise. She said Mistry was solid, sturdy and a low-key guy. Read More

Sep 04, 2022 18:26 IST

Cyrus Mistry Created his Distinct Mark in the World of Business & Commerce with his Intelligence and Acumen: Maha Governor

Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari expressed shock on the demise of former Chairman of Tata Sons Cyrus Mistry in a road accident today. He said Cyrus Mistry who represented one of the most successful business families in India had created his distinct mark in the world of business and commerce with his intelligence and acumen. “It is most unfortunate that he passed away within just about two months after the demise of his illustrious father Pallonji Mistry. With his demise, the world of business has lost one of the brightest stars on the horizon. I pay my homage to the departed business leader and convey my heartfelt condolences to the members of the bereaved family,” he said.

Sep 04, 2022 18:19 IST

He Had a Passion for Life: Tata Sons Chairman Chandrasekaran Expresses Condolences Over Cyrus Mistry's Death

N Chandrasekaran, Chairman, Tata Sons mourned the death of Cyrus Mistry and said it is really tragic that he passed away at such a young age.

“I am deeply saddened by the sudden and untimely demise of Cyrus Mistry. He had a passion for life and it is really tragic that he passed away at such a young age. My deepest condolences and prayers for his family in these difficult times,” he said.

Sep 04, 2022 18:11 IST

‘Gentle Soul’, ‘Promising Biz Leader’: Tributes Pour in for Cyrus Mistry from Across Political Spectrum

Former Tata Sons chairman Cyrus Mistry’s death in a road accident near Mumbai on Sunday evoked numerous tributes and condolences from across the political spectrum. Many took to Twitter to share them with NCP MP Supriya Sule among the first to react. She said the news of her “brother Cyrus Mistry’s” death was “devastating”. In a heartfelt tribute, union minister Smriti Irani said he was a “gentle soul, a man with a vision and a mission”. Read More

Sep 04, 2022 18:08 IST

Maha CM Shinde Terms Cyrus Mistry's Death 'A Great Loss'

Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde said former Tata Sons chief Cyrus Mistry was not only a successful entrepreneur but also was seen in the industry as a young, bright and visionary personality.

Sep 04, 2022 18:03 IST

Cyrus Mistry Dies: Know About The 'Outsider' Who Made His Way To The Top Post At Tata Group

Mistry (54) was born on July 4, 1968, to a Parsi family in Mumbai. He did his graduation in civil engineering from the Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London in 1990. He completed a Master’s degree in management from the London Business School in 1996.  Mistry had joined the Shapoorji Pallonji Group in 1991 as a director. He has been managing director of Shapoorji Pallonji & Company, which is part of the Shapoorji Pallonji Group, and also chairman of Tata Sons and of the Tata Group. Read More

Sep 04, 2022 18:00 IST

Cyrus Mistry Death LIVE Updates: Police Say Car Driver Lost Control

Cyrus Mistry Death LIVE Updates: The police said that prima facie, it looks like driver of Mistry’s car lost control of the vehicle. Mistry’s mortal remains have been kept at a government hospital in Kasa.

Sep 04, 2022 17:53 IST

UP CM Yogi Adityanth Mourns Cyrus Mistry's Death

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minster Yogi Adityanth expressed condolences over the death of Cyrus Mistry.

Sep 04, 2022 17:47 IST

Cyrus Mistry Dies in Road Accident; Condolences Pour in From Industrialists

Cyrus Mistry, who succeeded Ratan Tata as chairman of Tata Sons but was later ousted in India’s most high-profile boardroom coup, was killed in a car accident in Maharashtra’s Palghar on Sunday, said police. His death has shocked everybody, garnering tributes from ministers, business tycoons, and politicians alike. Read More

Cyrus Mistry Dies in Road Accident; Condolences Pour in From Industrialists

 

Mistry took over as Chairman of Tata Sons in December 2012 after Ratan Tata retired. However, in October 2016 he was ousted from the position followed by boardroom battles and a long-drawn legal battle.

Chandrasekaran was designated as Chairman of Tata Sons in January 2017 and took official charge in February 2017.

(With PTI inputs)

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