Thursday, 19 May, 2022
TopicMehul Choksi

Topic: Mehul Choksi

Now, CBI books Mehul Choksi for Rs 22 crore ‘loan fraud’ against public sector NBFC

According to FIR registered by CBI, fugitive diamantaire Mehul Choksi allegedly pledged gemstones that were 'not real' while seeking a Rs 25 crore loan from IFCI.

Centre tells apex court that Mallya, Nirav Modi and Choksi have given back Rs 18,000 cr to banks

Centre has defended reach of ED, PMLA in checking money crimes.

‘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.

Gold smuggling to cyber-aided financial crimes: How 1991 reforms changed crime in India

While the 1991 reforms reduced one form of crime — gold smuggling — they brought other challenges with the introduction of global technology and trade.

Mehul Choksi returns to Antigua & Barbuda after getting bail in Dominica on medical grounds

Choksi, wanted in a Rs 13,500 crore bank fraud case in India, was given bail by Dominica High Court to travel back to Antigua for seeking medical help from a neurologist.

Dominica HC grants bail to Mehul Choksi, permits travel to Antigua for treatment

Choksi will return to Antigua where he has been staying since 2018 after he left India, to seek medical attention from a specialized neurologist, a news portal reported.

Why RBI wants banks to send staff in sensitive roles on 10 days of surprise leave every year

Banks have been asked to prepare a list of sensitive positions to be covered under ‘mandatory leave’ requirements and also review the list periodically.

‘Total nonsense’: Dominica PM on claims that his govt’s involved in Mehul Choksi’s abduction

PM Roosevelt Skerrit also refuted the allegations of a plot between India & Dominica to kidnap Choksi from Antigua and Barbuda, where he was staying since 2018 as a citizen.

CBI charges Choksi with destruction of evidence, says he fled India with ‘dishonest intent’

The CBI in its supplementary charge sheet said Choksi had prior knowledge of impending criminal proceedings in 2017 and hence fled India in January 2018.

Dominica High Court denies bail to Mehul Choksi after mysterious disappearance

Choksi, who has an Interpol Red Notice against him, mysteriously went missing on 23 May from Antigua & Barbuda where he has been staying since 2018 as a citizen after fleeing from India.

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PT Pertamina Balongan refinery in Indramayu, Indonesia | Representational image | Bloomberg

Asian refiners to ramp up gasoline exports to US as sky-high prices beckon

In Asia, gasoline margins have doubled to more than $33 a barrel since the end of March and have edged above those for diesel, which have eased from a peak in early May.

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File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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