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Biography of 'Coffee King' VG Siddhartha to come out in 2022

October 28, 2021 10:36 am

According to the publishers, the great depth of research, combined with an empathetic approach, make this undoubtedly the "most definitive book there may ever be on India's coffee king."

Hit by pandemic, Cafe Coffee Day withdraws a lot of vending machines from customer locations

July 02, 2021 4:14 pm

According to a regulatory filing by Coffee Day Global Ltd's (CDGL) parent firm Coffee Day Enterprises Ltd on Wednesday, a lot of vending machines installed by the company have been withdrawn from customers' locations in view of the pandemic situation.

Cafe Coffee Day founder VG Siddhartha took out Rs 2,700 crore, shows probe

July 28, 2020 10:26 am

The probe throws more light on the circumstances surrounding Siddhartha’s death last June. His body was found floating in a river two days after he went for a walk along a bridge.

Probe finds $270 million missing after Cafe Coffee Day founder's suicide

March 16, 2020 9:25 am

The disappearance of Cafe Coffee Day founder V G Siddhartha, 59, last year stunned India’s business community. He had last been seen telling his driver he was going for a walk; his body was found by fishermen two days later.

Coffee Day sells GV Techpark for Rs 2,700 crore

September 18, 2019 1:40 am

The transaction will bring down the group’s debt, which stood at Rs 4,970 crore as on August 17, 2019.

CCD owner V G Siddhartha's forensic report corroborates suicide theory: Police

August 26, 2019 12:01 pm

According to police sources, water was found in Siddhartha's lungs and his death was due to drowning.

Coffee Day to sell Bengaluru tech park to Blackstone for Rs 2,600-3,000 crore

August 15, 2019 4:42 am

The sale of the 90-acre technology park in Bengaluru will help the company reduce its debt burden

Coffee and froth: For VG Siddhartha, a lot could happen over coffee

August 04, 2019 6:51 pm

VG Siddhartha's CCD brand carried the tagline ‘A lot can happen over coffee’. And for V G Siddhartha, it did. How then did the 21-yr-old heir of a fortune who decided to carve own path, gave India its first coffee chain, was among the first to spot the IT trend, cashed in on Bengaluru’s real estate boom, and moved among the powers and shakers, end up as a 60-yr-old broken man on a bridge? The Indian Express on the life and death of India’s coffee king

CCD owner VG Siddhartha dead: Why mental health remains a taboo in India

September 10, 2019 9:32 am

VG Siddhartha's death highlights the extreme stress and emotional distress entrepreneurs can be under. "No matter how glitzy and successful your life appears to the outside world, it's a lonely place at the top."

Coffee estate workers remember CCD founder Siddhartha

August 02, 2019 3:47 am

Siddhartha’s family has been running coffee plantations for more than 140 years in Malnad region. He was the only son of Gangaiah Hegde, a freedom fighter, and Vasanthi.