Legal McDonald's set to take over Vikram Bakshi's 165 outlets in north, east India, says report Updated : May 08, 2019 08:18 AM IST The development comes after McDonald's and Bakshi told NCLAT on Monday that they are working towards an out-of-court settlement to end their five-year-old dispute. McDonald's and Bakshi came together in 1995 when they signed a partnership agreement to open outlets of the US fast food chain in India. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.