Saturday, 25 June, 2022
TopicV G Siddhartha

Topic: V G Siddhartha

Year after founder’s death, Cafe Coffee Day set to get new investors, rebuild brand

CCD founder V.G. Siddhartha died of apparent suicide last year, and the brand has suffered another hit due to the Covid-19 pandemic and the lockdown.

Probe finds Rs 2,000 crore missing at Café Coffee Day after founder Siddhartha’s suicide

The probe examined financial transactions of Coffee Day and its dealings with dozens of private companies owned by V.G. Siddhartha.

Forensic report supports theory that Cafe Coffee Day owner VG Siddhartha committed suicide

The forensic report noted that VG Siddhartha’s lungs were filled with water, indicating he died from drowning.

The IAS officer 6 Karnataka CMs couldn’t do without takes charge of CCD

Former chief secretary S.V. Ranganath, a 1975 batch IAS officer, has been the chairman of Coffee Board. Colleagues say he's the best man for the CCD job.

VG Siddhartha case shows Modi govt must opt for lighter touch towards citizens

India needs statutory protections that citizens can be assured of, and institutional safeguards that buttress them, not more power for central officials.

What CCD founder Siddhartha’s suicide shows – India can’t become $5 trillion economy this way

The attitude of the government, which looks at profit-making as the anti-thesis of socialism, has not changed in the last 25 years.

NewsX to Republic: Siddhartha’s death shows how sensitive TV media can be when it wants

Everyone should ask TV reporters and anchors: how would you like it if your loved ones appeared on television news in a similar state?

VG Siddhartha’s death shows how bad India’s cash crunch has become

The apparent suicide of Siddhartha has touched a nerve as business leaders face mounting strain from an economy-wide cash crunch & slowing growth.

Suicide of ‘Coffee King’ Siddhartha should be a big lesson for India

One of the few things India has going for it is the energy & creativity of its entrepreneurs. It needs more businessmen who can build a world-class brand.

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PM Narendra Modi addresses the bureaucrats at Vigyan Bhawan | Photo: Praveen Jain| ThePrint

Modi govt’s assault on democracy is more sinister than the Emergency. Look at the differences

While the Emergency was brutal and sudden, Modi govt's moves are far more insidious and systemic and will undermine our society for a long time.
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‘All about helping Rajni’ — tech gurus at iSPIRT quietly power India’s digital revolution

With the fictitious Rajni from rural India as its guiding light, iSPIRT has been using internet & software to change structure of country’s economy, with aim to improve quality of life.


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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.