Sunday, 27 November, 2022

Topic: fraud

Indian-origin Gupta brothers arrested in UAE over corruption scandal in South Africa

A judicial inquiry into state graft spanning more than three years detailed close links between the brothers and former President Jacob Zuma.

‘Fake address, intent to defraud’: Why India is cracking down on firms with Chinese directors

Registrar of Companies has lodged 39 FIRs in Mumbai alone against companies with foreign directors or shareholders. Officials are tight-lipped but complaints show common patterns.

How Neel Patel ‘conned’ Indians out of crores, with dreams of Atmanirbhar Bharat & a cheap iPhone

Swadeshi apps and influential Twitter friends drew many to Patel. As his father is arrested as part of probe into alleged multi-crore web of scams, Patel says he didn't do anything illegal.

How an NSE ex-CEO took ‘guidance’ of a faceless ‘yogi’ for controversial governance decisions

A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint this week.

CBI arrests imposter posing as NHAI chief & duping victim of Rs 80 lakh

Madhubani resident Manoj Kumar Jha was arrested and subsequent CBI searches across cities led to the recovery of around 200 SIM cards along with incriminating documents.

Carlsberg’s Indian unit under investigation following allegations of potential fraud

Carlsberg’s partner Khetan Group in 2019 had alleged that the Indian unit was offering illegal trade discounts and was engaged in fraudulent practices for sales promotion.

‘Covishield’ labels, cash payment, no photos — inside Mumbai’s ‘fake’ vaccination camps

According to police, about 2,685 people were duped in such camps between 25 May and 6 June. While most haven't received vaccination certificates, those who have complain of wrong details.

CBI books former Crompton Greaves chairman, others in Rs 2,435 cr Yes Bank fraud case

Former Crompton Greaves chairman Gautam Thapar was recently booked in another fraud case in Yes Bank, officials said.

Suspected fraudulent payments released under scholarship scheme in Haryana, says CAG report

The report shows only 52.24% of applications were paid scholarships during 2015-19, while 37% were not paid, even though sanctioned amounts were drawn from the treasury.

Trump’s call to find votes could end up as smoking gun of election fraud

Trump’s phone call pressing Georgia Secretary of State is likely to add to the pressure Joe Biden‘s Justice Department will face to pursue a prosecution of the current president.

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Apple revolutionised smartwatch. Then came the budget wave and more—AmazFit, Fitbit to Samsung

The Fitbit Versa 4 and Sense 2 are good options for fitness fiends who want a smartwatch for fitness tracking only, while Garmin is great for extreme sports enthusiasts.
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How India-Australia FTA is set to boost trade that’s already at a record high

While the bulk of the trade between India and Australia is so far in the energy sector, the FTA is expected to broaden this to include other goods and services.


Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.