As a controversy broke out over alleged conflict of interest of Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni, sports management firm Rhiti Sports on Monday (June 3) said he holds no stake in the company. It was reported in the media that Dhoni has a 15 per cent stake in Rhiti Sports which also manages Suresh Raina, Ravindra Jadeja and Pragyan Ojha, besides the Indian captain. However, the firm said that Dhoni was a shareholder only for a brief period, and currently has no stake. "As on date, MSD holds no shareholding in Rhiti Sports Management (P) Ltd. However, it is made clear that shareholding was allotted to MSD on 22.03.2013 only to secure certain old outstandings which were due for more than one year.
In a debate moderated by TIMES NOW's Editor-in-Chief Arnab Goswami, panelists -- Atul Wasan, Former Indian Test Cricketer; Diana Eduljee, Former Captain, India's women's cricket team; Kishore Bhimani, Senior Sports Journalist; Latika Khaneja, Director, Collagte Sports Management; Y P Singh, Former IPS Officer & Senior Advocate and Saad Bin Jung, former Ranjit player -- discuss whether MS Dhoni can brush aside the question of propriety.