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  • Kalaignar TV MD, former Sun TV official appear before CBI June 7, 2014

    Chennai: Kalaignar TV's managing director Sharad Kumar and a former COO of Sun TV Network on Saturday appeared before CBI here in connection with the illegal telephone exchange case. Kumar and former Sun TV Chief Operating Officer Hansraj Saxena appeared before the Anti-Corruption Bureau of the CBI for enquiry, CBI...
  • Tamil singer GV Prakash to compose for Sun Risers March 2, 2013

    The talented music composer GV Prakash Kumar has rose to fame with his musical hits. He has won many awards and accolades in a career spanning of seven years. The composer has a number of albums awaiting release and he has already stepped into a new venture, he has signed...
  • SC notice to CBI, BSNL over misuse of public office by Maran January 11, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has issued notices to the CBI and BSNL on a PIL alleging misuse of public office by former telecom minister Dayanidhi Maran. The petition alleges that Maran had set up a BSNL exchange in Chennai and routed the lines to Sun TV offices. The PIL also...
  • Kalanithi Maran can breathe easy now December 13, 2012

    The Madras High Court has directed the police not to arrest Sun Group chairman Kalanithi Maran, on a complaint filed by film director and producer Sakthi Chidambaram. In his complaint, Sakthi Chidambaram stated that he had entered into an agreement with Sun TV Network for telecasting Vijay starrer 'Kaavalan', for Rs...
  • Darren Bravo loses IPL contract November 3, 2012

    Port of Spain: West Indies middle order batsman Darren Bravo has lost his Indian Premier League (IPL) contract with the Hyderabad franchise. The Sun TV network, owners of the Hyderabad IPL franchise, has retained 20 players but have opted not to renew his contract. Bravo, who did not play with the...
  • Team Hyderabad wants Ganguly in the team? November 2, 2012

    New Delhi: According to reports in the Indian media, Team Hyderabad - acquired recently by Sun TV - have shown interest in the services of former India captain Sourav Ganguly even though he has made himself unavailable for IPL 6. Ganguly's name did not feature in the Sahara Pune Warriors' squad...
  • Sun TV retains 20 players for Hyderabad's IPL franchise November 2, 2012

    Mumbai: The Hyderabad franchise of the Indian Premier League (IPL), owned by Sun TV, retained 20 players in their initial squad for the 2013 season of the cash-rich Twenty20 league, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) said on Thursday. Sun TV has decided to retain six overseas players...
  • Our IPL team will break even in 1st year: Sun TV October 25, 2012

    Chennai: Even as sectoral analysts are skeptical about SUN TV Network Ltd's decision to acquire an Indian Premier League (IPL) team at an outlay of Rs.425 crore, a senior official of the media group is confident that the company would break even in the first year itself. City based SUN TV...
  • IPL team gifted to Srinivasan's friends: Modi October 26, 2012

    New Delhi: Lalit Modi, the former chairman of the Indian Premier League, on Thursday alleged that N Srinivasan, the current president of the BCCI, is trying to "gift" the Hyderabad franchise to his "friends". "So finally Sun TV has got an IPL franchise. I had predicted 3 months ago it...
  • IPL: Sun TV bags Hyderabad team October 25, 2012

    CNN-IBN takes a look at how the Sun TV Network won the bid for the Hyderabad franchise and the challenges lie ahead for them. ...
  • Meet Kalanithi Maran, Hyderabad IPL team's new owner October 25, 2012

    New Delhi: Kalanithi Maran, owner of USD 2.8 billion (appx Rs 15,000 crores) Sun Group which Thursday won the Hyderabad franchise of the Indian Premier League, has come a long way from being a student leader in the prestigious Loyola college to turning into South India's biggest media baron. The 48-year-old...
  • Sun TV buys Hyderabad IPL team for Rs 85.05 cr per year October 25, 2012

    New Delhi: Ending all speculation over who will bid successfully to replace Deccan Chargers as the new Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise, the BCCI announced on Thursday that the Sun TV Network has won the bid for the Hyderabad franchise for an amount of Rs 85.05 crore per year. The IPL...
  • Aircel-Maxis deal: CBI questions Dayanidhi Maran July 26, 2012

    New Delhi: Former telecom minister Dayanidhi Maran has been questioned by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in connection with the allegations that he had received Rs 547 crore as kickbacks from a Malaysian company in the controversial Aircel-Maxis deal. CBI sources said Maran was questioned last week, the first time...
  • ED summons Dayanidhi Maran in Aircel-Maxis deal March 15, 2012

    New Delhi: Enforcement Directorate (ED) has summoned former telecom minister Dayanidhi Maran on March 20 in the Aircel-Maxis deal. Sources said that Maran's statement will recorded on March 20 and he will be asked to furnish details of source of funding of Maxis deal and his role in facilitating deal. Last...
  • Simbu's Osthe uncertain as Reliance turns screws December 5, 2011

    Chennai: Adding impetus to the demands of the Tamil Nadu Film Exhibitors Association, Reliance Entertainment has threatened to terminate the satellite rights agreement with Sun TV Network for the film 'Osthe', if the latter did not pay up the dues it owes theatres or get a no objection certificate from...
  • Sun TV jumps 7 pc on rise in Q2 earnings November 4, 2011

    Mumbai: Shares of broadcasting firm Sun TV Network surged by nearly 7 per cent in morning trade on the bourses on Friday after the company reported an 8 per cent rise in consolidated net profit for the September quarter. In the last two days, the stock has gained over 12 per...
  • Sun TV settles with gains of over 10 pc October 12, 2011

    Mumbai: Maran family-owned broadcasting firm Sun TV on Monday bounced back from its sharp intraday lows and settled with gains of over 10 per cent from its last close, adding Rs 1,052 crore to its market valuation. Shares of Sun TV settled at Rs 288.15, higher by 10.21 per cent on...
  • Sun TV shares slip as CBI raids Maran's residence October 10, 2011

    Mumbai: Maran family-owned broadcasting firm Sun TV tumbled by as much as 16 per cent in early trade on the bourses on Monday after CBI conducted raids on the premises of owner Kalanithi Maran and his brother, former Telecom Minister Dayanidhi Maran. CBI conducted raids on the premises of the Maran...
  • Sun TV shares fall as FIR against Maran likely September 29, 2011

    Mumbai: The shares of media major Sun TV, promoted by Kalanithi Maran, tumbled in Thursday's trade a day after the CBI told the Supreme Court that it would take a decision on bringing formal charges against his younger brother, Dayanidhi. The younger Maran, who was the communications minister from May 23,...
  • CBI to probe Maran over illegal phone lines September 26, 2011

    New Delhi: Nearly four years after getting complaints, the CBI will start a formal probe into allegations that over 300 telephone lines were allotted to the residence of Dayanidhi Maran in Chennai and illegally linked with a television channel owned by his brother. These 323 residential lines were in the name...
  • Sun TV tumbles by 8 pc in morning trade July 7, 2011

    Mumbai: Maran family-owned broadcasting firm Sun TV tumbled by as much as 8 per cent in early trade on the bourses on Thursday after reports that the CBI is likely to question former Telecom Minister Dayanidhi Maran in connection with the 2G spectrum case. The stock...
  • Maran delayed licences to Aircel: Former Secy July 6, 2011

    New Delhi: Former Telecom Minister Dayanidhi Maran's ex-secretary Nripendra Mishra has told the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) that Maran targeted Aircel to benefit his brother's company. CNN-IBN accessed statements made by former Telecom Secy Nripendra Mishra to the CBI. Mishra is a key witness for the CBI in its investigations...
  • 2G: Drop Maran from ministry, says JD (U) June 11, 2011

    New Delhi: The Janata Dal (United) on Friday demanded the immediate removal of Textile Minister Dayanidhi Maran who is under the scanner in the 2G spectrum case. "The dirty deal in the 2G case is crystal clear. But he (Maran) is still continuing in the ministry. The Prime Minister should...
  • Sun TV stock jumps 8 pc on NSE June 6, 2011

    Mumbai: Extending its gains on the bourses, shares of Sun TV Network, jumped by nearly 8 per cent on the National Stock Exchange (NSE) on Monday, after the company denied any involvement in the 2G scam. Media conglomerate Sun TV settled 7.20 per cent higher at...
  • Government leaves Maran case to CBI and JPC June 3, 2011

    New Delhi: The government is understood to have left it to the CBI and JPC to look into the alleged irregularities in the grant of licences to Aircel, which is owned by Maxis Telecom of Malaysia, and the involvement of former Telecom Minister Dayanidhi Maran in it. Maran, who is now...
  • There's no BSNL exchange at my home: Maran June 3, 2011

    New Delhi: Union Textile minister Dayanidhi Maran on Friday hit back at the Opposition over the allegations that he set up a BSNL exchange for his SUN TV Network's use. Angry over the allegations, DMK chief Karunanidhi, on his 88th birthday, said, "Bad friendship could end in trouble". It could be a...
  • No involvement in 2G scam: Sun TV June 3, 2011

    Mumbai: Broadcasting firm Sun TV on Friday denied any involvement in the 2G scam and said allegations were being levelled to harm the reputation of the company and its promoters. There has been a steep fall in the prices of the company's shares possibly triggered by baseless allegations and rumours linking...
  • Sun TV, SpiceJet bounce back after sharp fall June 3, 2011

    Mumbai: Shares of Sun TV Network and SpiceJet bounced back on Friday from massive losses suffered in the previous session, surging by 13.85 and 8.69 per cent, respectively, in morning trade on the bourses. Maran family-owned media conglomerate Sun TV Network spurted by 13.85 per cent...
  • Tamil Nadu govt to take over cable TV business June 3, 2011

    Chennai: Even as the pressure mounts on Textile Minister Dayanidhi Maran over his alleged role as a telecom minister in aiding and helping the Sun TV empire, Tamil Nadu Governor's first address to the newly formed assembly has given a clear indication there is more trouble for the Maran brothers. The...
  • I have not done anything wrong: Dayanidhi Maran June 3, 2011

    New Delhi: Union Textiles Minister Dayanidhi Maran broke his silence on Thursday and refuted allegations that he had misused his position as Telecom Minister. The latest Allegations suggest he misused his ministerial position to get free BSNL telephone lines for his brother's company Sun TV. It is alleged that he caused...