Saturday, 1 October, 2022
TopicPNB Scam

Topic: PNB Scam

‘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.

Indian agencies returning empty handed from Dominica shows Mehul Choksi had ‘a better plan’

For now, fugitive diamantaire Mehul Choksi is safe, at least till 1 July, when the Dominican court will decide whether he should be deported to India or Antigua and Barbuda.

Court issues show cause notice to Nirav Modi in PNB scam case, asks to appear on 11 June

A special court, which issued the show case notice, said it will proceed with action against the fugitive businessman under the Fugitive Economic Offenders Act if he fails to appear.

Final hearings in Nirav Modi extradition case in UK scheduled for 7,8 January

Modi's remand was extended until 29 December. District Judge Samuel Goozee judge is scheduled to hear closing arguments from both sides on 7 and 8 January.

After 3 scandals in 3 years, PNB plans an image makeover, expects profits

Fraud-hit PNB is clearing a backlog of provisions and expects to post net income in every quarter of fiscal 2020-21.

Court confiscates Nirav Modi’s assets, first order under Fugitive Economic Offenders Act

The court, in its order, said the assets shall be attached by the ED under the provisions of the FEO Act within one month.

Nirav Modi’s brother named in fresh charge sheet in PNB case

Besides Nehal Modi, the chargesheet names PNB's suspended deputy general manager Sanjay Prasad, and Nirav Modi's associates Amit Magia, Sandeep Mistri and Mihir Bhansali.

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 alleges PNB probe incomplete, special court issues notice to CBI

Mehul Choksi has claimed that the CBI has filed false FIRs were against him in February 2018 and the "incomplete" investigation is hurting his businesses.

Subramanian Swamy wants you to believe Nirav Modi paid Congress Rs 98 cr, but he’s wrong

BJP MP Subramanian Swamy retweets photo of a Rs 98 crore 'cheque' signed by Nirav Modi in favour of Congress. But the cheque is fake.

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Wild elephants monitored under thermal UAVs in Maharashtra | RESQ Charitable Trust

We monitored wild elephants, leopards in villages with thermal drones first time in Maharashtra

Whether it's monitoring wildlife, mitigating conflict, capturing of wildlife on field, UAVs are effective tools to complement existing on-ground efforts.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.

Defence

File photo of former Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria after flying a MiG-21 of 51 Squadron at the Srinagar airbase | ANI

Famed IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman’s MiG-21 Squadron bows out from Srinagar today

Known as the ‘Sword Arms’, number-plating of the squadron was done Friday. It has made way for MiG-29s to be the new 'guardian of the Valley'.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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