Friday, 1 July, 2022

Topic: extradition

This is why protestors stormed Hong Kong streets over ‘extradition’ bill

Proposed bill will allow extradition of suspects from Hong Kong to China for trial and critics fear people may be subjected to torture under China's judicial system.

Nirav Modi’s bail rejected for fourth time, UK court fears he would abscond

The court concluded there are 'substantial grounds' to believe that Nirav Modi would fail to surrender as he does possess the means to abscond.

UK court asks Indian govt to confirm Nirav Modi’s prison cell if he was extradited

The UK court asked Indian govt to confirm where Nirav Modi will be imprisoned if he was extradited to India.

Modi govt cites RTI clause to refuse details of Vijay Mallya & Nirav Modi extraditions

A section of the Right to Information Act bars disclosure of information which would impede the process of investigation.

Sweden reopens rape investigation against WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange

The Swedish authorities decided to drop the rape investigation two years ago after Julian Assange took refuge in the Ecuador embassy in London.

‘Free Julian Assange’ petition goes viral: Why is the world so invested in his release?

Julian Assange, co-founder of whisteblowing website WikiLeaks, is facing extradition to the US after Ecuador revoked his political asylum.

With Michel and Mallya, Modi’s Big Four target before 2019 elections has got a flying start

Narendra Modi is leveraging India’s weight and presence abroad in bringing several absconders to justice.

Vijay Mallya says allegations of stealing money against him completely false

Mallya is fighting an extradition case to India on charges of fraud and laundering money to the tune of Rs 9,000 crore. 

Why it won’t be easy for India to get Zakir Naik extradited from Malaysia

Absence of Interpol red corner notice against Muslim preacher a major hurdle; Malaysian PM reluctant to consider India’s extradition request.

In big win for Indian banks, UK court issues enforcement order against Vijay Mallya

The court order favoured a consortium of 13 Indian banks which seeks to recover funds from the Indian businessman.

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Research shows heart attack survivors may be at higher risk of mental weakness

Here’s what you should eat after a heart attack. Recovery can take months

Heart attack among under 40 have risen 2% every year from 2006 to 2016. Overall nutrition is vital to returning to normal health after a heart attack.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.


National Security Adviser Ajit Doval | File photo: ANI

At 1st Maritime Security Group meet, NSA chief Doval stresses on coordination among stakeholders

Meeting chaired by Vice Admiral (retd) G. Ashok Kumar, India’s 1st national maritime security coordinator. ‘Crucial policy issues’ such as ‘blue economy initiative’ also discussed.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.