Sky sells majority stake in Sky Bet
Dec 05, 2014 at 02:32 | Source:
Satellite broadcaster Sky has sold a majority stake in Sky Bet, valuing the gambling operation at £800m. The Leeds-based operation, which includes sites such as Sky Vegas and Sky Bingo, is being bought by private equity group CVC Capital Partners. S...
Smaller F1 teams send Bernie a gentle reminder: We want more money
Nov 18, 2014 at 14:14 | Source:
Formula One's smaller teams have written to Bernie Ecclestone to press demands for a bigger share of the sport's considerable revenues.Force India deputy principal Bob Fernley told Reuters a letter had been sent on Monday to commercial supremo Eccles...
Padmanabhan figures in CBI inquiry, Sebi removes him as CVO
Sep 27, 2014 at 13:17 | Source:
MUMBAI | NEW DELHI: Capital market regulator Securities Exchange Board of India (Sebi) on Friday removed its chief vigilance officer (CVO), RK Padmanabhan, after his name figured in a preliminary inquiry by CBI. The agency is probing his role in a S...
Meet Hansraj Ahir, the man who unearthed coal scam
Sep 25, 2014 at 04:47 | Source:
NEW DELHI: A one-line entry in BJP MP Hansraj Ahir's bio-data on the Lok Sabha website that lists "environmental protection" as his special interest is hardly a clue to the fact that he is indeed the man who set the ball rolling in the coal block all...
SC asks Centre to respond on transparency of CVC appointment
Sep 18, 2014 at 11:59 | Source:
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday sought the central government's response to a plea seeking to broaden the zone of consideration for the appointment of the Chief Vigilance Commissioner (CVC) and making the entire process transparent.The apex ...
Vigilance Commission Seeks Power to Probe Against Bank CMDs: Report
Sep 11, 2014 at 22:00 | Source:
New Delhi: The Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) has sought powers to probe corruption charges against Chairman and Managing Directors (CMDs) and Executive Directors (EDs) of public sector banks and insurance companies. CVC has asked the .....
Government to go ahead with key appointments without Leader of Opposition
Sep 07, 2014 at 17:07 | Source:
NEW DELHI: Government has decided to go ahead with the appointments to various statutory bodies like CVC, NHRC and Lokpal without the Leader of Opposition in the Lok Sabha as a member of the selection committee choosing them. The move comes followin...
Can 'open-door' CBI chief Ranjit Sinha be shown the door? Probably not
Sep 06, 2014 at 16:55 | Source:
It is difficult to see how the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Director, Ranjit Sinha, is going to emerge unscathed by recent disclosures which show that his doors were open to all kinds of people, including many people his agency was investiga...