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It would be difficult to get a new buyer for AskMe: Sanjiv Gupta

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 | More »

Sanjiv Gupta, former managing director and CEO of Getit Infoservices Pvt. Ltd, that runs e-commerce brand AskMe, is engaged in a fierce battle with the controlling investor Malaysian digital services and telecom conglomerate Astro. AskMe suspended operations following a fund crunch when Astro stoppe...


AskMe tussle: NCLT postpones hearing to Nov 9

The National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) has postponed till 9 November the hearing on a petition by Sanjiv Gupta, former managing director and CEO of the defunct e-commerce firm AskMe, against the company’s controlling Malaysian shareholder Astro Group. The hearing was deferred as both Gupta and A...

17 October, 2016 | More »


AskMe fiasco: End game the blame game

A fierce internal strife, mass pleas by desperate unpaid employees, cases initiated by duped sellers, volley of charges and counter charges between investors and management, theories of a suspected scam freely circulating on social media; the shutdown of e-commerce firm AskMe, incorporated Getit Inf...

30 September, 2016 | More »


Exclusive: Paying salary for AskMe staff is management’s responsibility, says Astro

Malaysia’s Astro Group, the controlling stakeholder in the defunct ecommerce firm AskMe, has put the onus to pay employees and vendors on the company management led by chairman Sanjiv Gupta. Astro has been under fire from Gupta and other employees of AskMe for not transferring funds as per its com...

27 September, 2016 | More »


Malaysia’s Astro, former Coke India chief & others scripting multiple digital media properties

Four Cross Media Services, a firm co-founded by a group of professionals including Sanjiv Gupta, former chief of Coca Cola India, and backed by funding from Malaysian media group Astro, is building a string of Asian digital media properties, including at least one e-commerce venture with a focus on ...

7 March, 2013 | More »