Monday, 23 May, 2022

Topic: extradition

Why CBI has booked Indians for ‘theft, embezzlement’ committed in UAE & Saudi Arabia

Cases registered under special treaty that allows CBI to locally prosecute Indians accused of crimes in Saudi Arabia and UAE — instead of extraditing them.

UK court hears Nirav Modi’s appeal against extradition to India on mental health grounds

Opening the appeal on behalf of Nirav Modi, Edward Fitzgerald QC argued that he is at high risk of suicide already and his condition is likely to deteriorate further in Mumbai.

Huawei CFO makes another push against US extradition as China raises pressure on Canada

Lawyers for Meng Wanzhou, who was arrested in Vancouver at US's request, argue that allowing her to face fraud charges in New York would encourage improper demands by US.

Extradition to India will severely harm my mental health, Nirav Modi tells UK court

Nirav Modi's extradition would be 'flagrant denial of justice' and should be blocked on mental health ground, say papers prepared by his lawyer for hearing in UK High Court Wednesday.

UK court allows Indian banks to amend bankruptcy plea against Vijay Mallya

The high court judgment will help the banks led by SBI to move a step closer in their attempt to recover debt from loans paid out to Vijay Mallya's now-defunct Kingfisher Airlines.

Five key ED findings that went against Nirav Modi’s extradition appeal in UK courts

The UK's Home Department cleared the extradition of fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi. He has an option of legally challenging it before the UK High Court.

‘Drug kingpin’ extradited from UK, to face trial in India for peddling ‘meow meow’

Kishan Singh, a UK citizen, is a native of Rajasthan. He was arrested by British authorities in 2018 on request from India.

Possible Trump pardon overshadows Assange extradition ruling in UK

A London judge will Monday rule on whether Julian Assange will be extradited to the US, where he faces charges related to the WikiLeaks disclosures.

India seeking speedy extradition of Vijay Mallya & Nirav Modi from UK, says Harsh Shringla

Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla raised the issue of economic offenders being extradited to face the Indian judicial system with several UK ministers and officials.

‘Secret’ extradition proceedings going on to bring Vijay Mallya to India, Centre tells SC

Advocate Rajat Nair said the extradition request has been made as per the Supreme Court's direction, but the Centre was not aware about how it is being carried out.

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India has debated sedition at length but it won’t go without the overhaul of justice system

Preventive Detention has stayed its course because India didn’t invest much in the investigative competence of the police, or legal acumen of the prosecutors.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.


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As drones usher in new era of warfare, India’s growing UAV industry begins to take flight

With a growing indigenous base of drone manufacturers and exporters, and incentives from government, industry sentiment is bullish. However, some concerns remain. 

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.