Thursday, 11 August, 2022
TopicGitanjali Gems

Topic: Gitanjali Gems

‘Charges against me fake & bogus, I’ve become political football’, says fugitive Mehul Choksi

In interview with Business Standard, PNB scam accused alleges he was ‘victim of kidnapping’ in May 2021 and wants to clear his name in India, but his health keeps him in Dominica.

Breakthrough in PNB fraud case, international business head of Gitanjali Gems traced to US

ED begins process to extradite Sunil Varma, who fled days before PNB scam broke last year, involving diamond merchants Mehul Choksi & Nirav Modi.

Mehul Choksi wants non-bailable warrants against him quashed, cites fear of mob lynching

He fears threat from his former employees, debtors and also from jail staff and inmates, in case he's brought back.

On Camera


File photo of Sterlite copper unit at Tuticorin in Tamil Nadu | By special arrangement

Shut since 2018 violence, TN Sterlite plant’s closure cost economy Rs 14,749 cr, says study

Copper plant in Thoothukudi was closed after protests turned violent & police firing left 13 people dead. Job losses one of major impacts, says study by NGO CUTS International.


Representational image | Indian Army soldiers during the Army Day Parade at Cariappa Parade Ground in New Delhi | ANI Photo

Army looks to reduce troops by 2 lakh, deployment in Kashmir could be rejigged

The Army, which faces a shortage of about 1.35 lakh personnel, is aiming to reduce its strength from 12.8 lakh to around 10.8 lakh.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.