Wednesday, 18 May, 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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Chinese President Xi Jinping | Representational image| kremlin.ru

Chinese economy is feeling the heat. Blame Xi’s political Lysenkoism, vaccination policy

Smarting from the failures of his Great Leap Forward campaign, which hit the economy hard, Mao launched the 1962 war with India to rally the nation behind him.
Congress supporters staged a protest against inflation in Ranchi on 10 May | ANI

As inflation breaks records, Modi govt plans to counter criticism ahead of anniversary & polls

While retail inflation hit an 8-year high of 7.8% in April, wholesale inflation surged to a 9-year high of 15.08% on the back of elevated food and energy prices in the same month.

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Satellite image of the development on the site | Twitter | @detresfa_

China building ‘bigger, broader’ 2nd bridge at Pangong Tso that can carry armoured columns

China's People's Liberation Army aims for multiple routes to counter any possible operations by the Indian forces on the southern banks of the Pangong Tso in the future.

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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