Saturday, Sep 24, 2022

Vijay Shekhar Sharma


Shareholders reappoint Sharma as Paytm MD

August 22, 2022 9:30 am

Three proxy advisory firms — Stakeholders Empowerment Services (SES), Institutional Investor Advisory Services India (IiAS) and InGovern Research Services — had asked the shareholders to vote against Sharma’s reappointment.

Paytm’s billionaire CEO Vijay Shekhar Sharma faces biggest test since IPO dud

August 19, 2022 3:26 pm

Vijay Shekhar Sharma’s role as the chief executive officer is among the items to be voted on at the company’s annual general meeting held virtually this afternoon.

Paytm slips 6% on questions over CEO reappointment, regulatory fears

August 12, 2022 11:31 am

Separately, Paytm said macro economic challenges may lead to "slight moderation" in its growth. The company posted nearly 300% jump in loan disbursals in July.

Paytm founder arrested for ‘ramming’ DCP’s car, granted bail

March 13, 2022 1:03 pm

According to an FIR filed in connection with the case, a Jaguar Land Rover, allegedly being driven by him, had hit the vehicle of DCP (South district) outside The Mother’s International School on Aurobindo Marg.

Lido Learning shuts: Staff, clients in the lurch; lack of funds compounds problem

February 24, 2022 7:38 am

The development comes as a warning note in India’s booming edtech ecosystem, home to the world’s most valuable edtech firm in Byju’s. It also comes at a time when traditional classes have been disrupted owing to the pandemic, a gap that a number of edtech firms in the country have been claiming to fill.

Paytm CEO shares hilarious e-mails of people seeking funding, leaves netizens amused

October 16, 2021 1:03 pm

Revealing his idea of opening the "Number 1" toys company, he shares how he is unable to get funds despite calling, messaging and e-mailing almost all the venture capitals in India.

Paytm's ex-director Ashok Kumar Saxena seeks to stall $2 billion IPO, company calls it harassment

August 14, 2021 7:34 am

In legal documents seen by Reuters, Paytm says the claim by Ashok Kumar Saxena and allegations of fraud in a police complaint in New Delhi are mischievous attempts to harass the firm. The dispute though is cited under "criminal proceedings" in Paytm's July IPO prospectus filed for regulatory approval.

Paytm, Vijay Shekhar Sharma to acquire Raheja QBE General Insurance

July 06, 2020 1:01 pm

"Raheja QBE is owned 51 per cent by Prism Johnson and 49 per cent by QBE Australia. Paytm is set to acquire both stakes and would own 100 per cent of the company," Paytm said in a statement.

Paytm founder had accused her of nearly bringing down firm, but Sonia Dhawan is back as V-P

September 17, 2019 6:46 pm

Police records show that Sonia Dhawan, her husband Rupak Jain and another Paytm employee, Devendra Kumar, were arrested for allegedly trying to extort Rs 10 crore from Sharma in exchange for stolen company and personal data.

Paytm 'extortion' case: Why would a longtime employee turn against her boss?

December 03, 2018 10:25 am

Local police have arrested Paytm vice president Sonia Dhawan, her husband and another Paytm employee for allegedly stealing founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma's personal data so they could extort money.