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Sunil Bharti Mittal elected as Chair of GSMA

Sunil Bharti Mittal elected as Chair of GSMA

Telecom czar Sunil Bharti Mittal has been elected as Chair of GSMA that represents interests of mobile operators worldwide.

Sunil Mittal elected chief of International Chamber of Commerce

Sunil Mittal elected chief of International Chamber of Commerce

Sunil Bharti Mittal, founder chairman of Bharti Enterprises, has been elected as the head of International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), based in Paris, France.

Make in India, Startup India campaigns much overplayed: Rajan Bharti Mittal

Make in India, Startup India campaigns much overplayed: Rajan Bharti Mittal

Terming the initiatives like 'Make in India' and 'Startup India' as "much overplayed", industrialist Rajan Bharti Mittal said Tuesday the fact on the ground remains that it is "rather difficult" to do business specially for startups and medium enterprises.

Sunil Mittal to take Rs 5 cr pay cut to provide legal aid for first-time undertrials

Sunil Mittal to take Rs 5 cr pay cut to provide legal aid for first-time undertrials

Bharti Enterprises will launch a legal aid service to provide assistance to first-time undertrials languishing in jails for minor offences and its Chairman Sunil Bharti Mittal will contribute Rs 5 crore from his own salary to fund the initiative.

Bharti likely to start making set-top boxes in India

A company under Sunil Bharti Mittal-led Bharti Enterprises is likely to make set-top boxes in partnership with an electronics manufacturer in the country.

Bharti acquires minority stake in satellite firm OneWeb

In a bid to provide affordable Internet access to all, Bharti Enterprises has acquired a minority stake in OneWeb, which plans to offer communication services using satellites by 2019.

SoftBank, Bharti and Foxconn in JV for $20 bn Indian solar projects

Betting big on India's renewable energy sector, Japan's SoftBank Corp together with Sunil Mittal's Bharti Enterprises and Taiwanese mobile handset maker Foxconn will invest USD 20 billion to generate 20 gigawatt of solar power.

Vodafone sells its 4.2% stake in Bharti Airtel for $200 million

Vodafone Group PLC said on Thursday it sold its stake in telecom infrastructure firm Bharti Infotel to its holding company Bharti Enterprises for $200 million.

AXA wins India approval to raise stake in Bharti insurance JVs

Europe`s second biggest insurer AXA has won the Indian government`s approval to raise its stake in two local insurance joint ventures with Bharti Enterprises to 49 percent, a government statement showed.

AXA will step up investment to 49%: Bharti

Following Parliament's passing the Insurance Bill, Bharti Enterprises Thursday said its foreign partner AXA will step up equity investment to 49 percent in the joint venture.

Bharti Softbank acquires 36.5% stake in ScoopWhoop

BSB Portal Limited is a joint venture of BSY Pte. Ltd, which is a JV between BSB and Yahoo Japan Corporation.

Swachh Bharat Abhiyan: TCS, Bharti, Vedanta, L&T to build toilets on PM Modi’s call

Industry body CII will also work with companies to help mobilise construction of 10,000 toilets in schools across the country by FY 2015-16.

Hike crosses 35 mn user mark; raises $65 mn funding

Hike is handling over 10 billion messages and 3 billion stickers per month.

TCS, Bharti pledge Rs 100 cr each for PM's Clean India initiative

PM Narendra Modi's call to corporates on Independence Day to come forward and join the cause of rural sanitation seems to have been well met with Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) and Bharti Foundation pledging Rs 100 crore each for the initiative.

Bharti Retail appoints Craig Wimsatt as COO

Bharti Retail Thursday said it has appointed Craig Wimsatt as Chief Operating Officer (COO) with immediate effect.

Sunil Mittal to co-chair World Economic Forum on Africa

Bharti Enterprises founder and Chairman Sunil Bharti Mittal will co-chair this year?s edition of the World Economic Forum on Africa.

Walmart spent $334 mn in severing ties with Bharti Enterprises

US retail giant Wal-Mart, which ended 6-year-old joint venture with Bharti Enterprises last year, spent USD 334 million to break ties with the Indian firm.

Bharti announces top level changes

In top level organisational changes, Bharti Enterprises on Tuesday elevated Gopal Vittal to head Airtel's operations in India and South Asia.

Walmart seeks more clarity on FDI rules for multi-brand entry

Eyeing India as a long-term growth market, US-based retail giant Walmart says it is currently focussing on expanding its wholesale retail business in the country and would wait for further clarity on rules for entering the multi-brand retail business.

Bharti Retail ropes in Raj Jain as CEO, Pankaj Madan as CFO

Bharti Retail on Friday announced appointments of former head of Walmart India Raj Jain as its CEO and Pankaj Madan, another senior executive of erstwhile joint venture Bharti Walmart, as Chief Financial Officer.