Saturday, 25 June, 2022
TopicNirav Modi

Topic: Nirav Modi

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.

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.

US court rejects plea of Nirav Modi, associates seeking dismissal of fraud allegations

The allegations were made in a New York court by Richard Levin, the court appointed trustee of 3 US firms —Firestar Diamond, Fantasy Inc & A Jaffe, indirectly owned by Modi previously.

Anil Ambani, Tendulkar among Indians who parked funds in offshore firms, ‘Pandora Papers’ reveal

The investigation is based on nearly 12 million documents obtained by the International Consortium and Investigative Journalists. The list names several prominent Indians and world leaders.

Mumbai court allows return of Nirav Modi’s confiscated assets worth Rs 440 crore to PNB

The bank in July had filed multiple applications seeking the release of properties mortgaged with PNB against credit facilities extended to two of Nirav Modi's firms.

Nirav Modi can use ‘mental health’ argument to appeal against extradition to India

UK court ruling is a blow to the Indian government that’s seeking to charge Nirav Modi on home turf, where Modi’s lawyers argue he’ll face an unfair trial in the PNB scam.

Suicide risk present amid Covid at Mumbai’s Arthur Road jail, Nirav Modi tells UK court

The court was hearing an extradition appeal of Nirav Modi, who is wanted in India to face charges of fraud & money laundering in the estimated $ 2-billion PNB scam case.

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.

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.

On Camera

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1990s house music and fashion are back — unfortunately, so is a 1970s economy

It may be fear of recession that’s driving today’s obsession with all things early ‘90s. The period was characterised by a dismal economy and large-scale unemployment.
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Three charts show trouble for Indian stocks and why its unlikely to end anytime soon

The S&P BSE Sensex Index has fallen more than 15% from its October high, nearing the 20% loss that denotes a bear market.

Defence

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

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.
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