Friday, Feb 27, 2015

APPU ESTHOSE SURESH

Profile

A reference to the Indian Express
Fri, Feb 27, 2015

The Indian Express neither asked for nor published any article from Essar.

Essar Leaks: Getting papers out, quoting Nehru, spreading Diwali cheer
Fri, Feb 27, 2015

Multiple emails suggest that flow of information and documents from ministries are critical for strategy.

Essar Leaks: Keep 200 jobs for VIP referrals and maintain a data bank, says memo
Fri, Feb 27, 2015

Several emails are exchanged on the subject of VIP referrals.

Essar Leaks: Wooing politicians with high-end phones, journalists with cabs
Fri, Feb 27, 2015

There are references to stories being 'planted' in newspapers as well as questions being 'planted' among 'friendly' journalists

Essar Leaks: ‘Guests are very important people… Kindly see they are comfortable’
Fri, Feb 27, 2015

A whistleblower has decided to go public with internal communications of the Essar Group, claiming these show favours to ministers, jurnos.

Essar Leaks: French cruise for Nitin Gadkari, favours to UPA Minister, journalists
Fri, Feb 27, 2015

Company communications, show that BJP leader Nitin Gadkari, his wife, two sons and daughter spent two nights on an Essar luxury yacht.

UPA stalled, NDA sends I-T to survey HSBC
Tue, Feb 24, 2015

Sources said the notice was served on Monday to HSBC India for not furnishing details of its banking transactions for the last 16 years.

By undervaluing imports, liquor firms are evading duty: DRI
Sun, Feb 22, 2015

The agency has flagged its concerns in a note to the finance ministry’s Revenue Department.

Vyapam jobs scam: 720 students and parents booked in MP
Fri, Feb 20, 2015

Sources said most of the arrested students were from the backward districts of the state, including Jhabua and Morena.

Exam scam: Records fudged to shield Shivraj, claims Congress
Tue, Feb 17, 2015

Chief Minister Shivaraj Singh Chouhan dismissed the charges, saying the “Congress allegations are baseless”.

Evidence-tampering charges fly in probe into MP jobs scandal
Sun, Feb 15, 2015

Special Task Force chief Sudhir Sahay did not comment. The STF is assisting the SIT in the probe.

$600-mn trail to RIL in maze of 14 accounts
Tue, Feb 10, 2015

When asked RIL said: “Neither RIL nor Mr Mukesh Ambani have or had any illegitimate bank accounts anywhere in the world.”

No holy cows, will probe new names on HSBC list: Jaitley
Tue, Feb 10, 2015

Indian Express investigation has revealed 1,195 Indian HSBC clients, roughly double the 628 names that French authorities gave to the Government in 2011.

Why diamonds are the HSBC list’s best friend
Tue, Feb 10, 2015

77 of the 1,195 Indians in HSBC’s Swiss list are connected to the diamond industry.

#SwissLeaks: We are going all out, there are no holy cows, says Arun Jaitley
Mon, Feb 09, 2015

"I am constrained not to name individuals until the prosecution is filed," said Arun Jaitley.

Saradha scam: Home Secy Anil Goswami sacked, CBI recording of chat with accused sealed his fate
Thu, Feb 05, 2015

Goswami had allegedly asked the CBI to stall the arrest of former union minister Matang Sinh in Saradha scam.

Delhi polls: A sewing shop, grocery shut down, post office: from here, AAP got Rs 2 cr donation
Tue, Feb 03, 2015

The Indian Express visited three on Monday night to find a small sewing factory, a one room grocery shop with its shutters down, and a post office.

Inside story: How Kiran Bedi met Narendra Modi and how she got his backing
Sat, Jan 17, 2015

The sources added that FM Arun Jaitley had initiated a dialogue on the issue with Bedi a week ago.

Shadow over his CBI stint, ex-director quits UPSC
Thu, Jan 15, 2015

Series of BBM messages between Moin Qureshi and former CBI chief over years are also currently under scanner.

CBI team moves to shut Tata 2G probe its ex-chief ordered
Sun, Jan 11, 2015

A CBI team has moved an official note seeking to close its probe into the Rs 1,700-crore advance given by Tata Realty to Unitech Ltd, a company chargesheeted in the 2G scam, saying it was following in “letter and spirit” a Supreme Court order that directed former agency chief Ranjit Sinha “not to interfere” in […]

Budget day nears, but key CBEC positions unfilled
Mon, Jan 05, 2015

The CBEC comprises of seven members. In the absence of the appointments, it is functioning with two members, including the chairman.

EXCLUSIVE — Robert Vadra’s firm gets an Income-Tax notice: explain land, financial deals
Thu, Jan 01, 2015

Income tax : Skylight Hospitality principal officer summoned tomorrow, notice on Dec 24.

Qureshi faces ED probe, I-T rejects his immunity plea
Sat, Dec 27, 2014

Qureshi had offered to pay additional tax on undisclosed income for immunity from prosecution.

R P Singh, former CAG official who disputed 2G loss, passes away
Thu, Dec 18, 2014

Singh, who hailed from Bihar, was a teacher before he joined the CAG in 1979, where he served 32 years.

DRI for better intel sharing among SAARC nations
Thu, Dec 04, 2014

The agreement restricts the sharing of information on a case-to-case basis once investigation finds trails to these countries.

I-T moves to attach properties of meat exporter at centre of row over CBI chief
Sun, Nov 23, 2014

Qureshi is at the centre of a controversy over his alleged links to senior CBI officers.

Successor set to be named before Sinha retires Dec 3
Fri, Nov 21, 2014

The government has not made any progress in the selection of the next CBI chief since the post of the Leader of Opposition is vacant.

Govt must move against Sinha: Bhushan
Fri, Nov 21, 2014

Lawyer demands CBI Director be removed from all cases.

Abhishek Singhvi in tax soup: officials reject claim that ‘termites ate vouchers,’ slap Rs 56-cr penalty
Wed, Nov 12, 2014

High Court stays Settlement Commission order which questioned, among others, Rs 5-cr laptop buy

Trail of Moin Qureshi’s texts reaches CBI chief: ‘What’s the best time to meet boss?’
Thu, Oct 30, 2014

Logbook shows Qureshi met Sinha when son of accused in CBI case sought help.

Moin Qureshi BBM message to ex-CBI chief A P Singh: ‘Sir 500 words essay is good or 1000 word essay and size of jacket. Fast pls.’
Wed, Oct 29, 2014

“Sir 500 words essay is good or 1000 word essay and size of jacket. Fast pls.” When meat exporter Moin Qureshi sent this BBM message in July last year to A P Singh, the former CBI director who is now a member of the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) replied, “500 words. 40 Jacket 16 […]

Black money: SIT seeks probe unit, changes in DTAA
Wed, Oct 29, 2014

The report also recommends redefining “Beneficial Ownership”, which guides the ownership of trusts and corporate vehicles.

Black money case: Who is Pradip Burman
Tue, Oct 28, 2014

Pradip Burman opened this account in 1999, when he was in Dubai and the investigations into his accounts started in July 2011.

Black money: Before NDA came, HSBC gave Govt info on 75 individuals in list
Tue, Oct 28, 2014

The Indian Express reported on Saturday that many accounts do not have a specific amount mentioned against them. There are 289 such names.

2 names like those of UPA ministers, but unverified and denied
Sat, Oct 25, 2014

The Indian Express spoke to the two former ministers and both denied holding any such account.

A third of HSBC list isn’t verified yet, 136 confirmed begin to pay fines
Sat, Oct 25, 2014

The highest amount in the list is $ 18 million, allegedly belonging to two top industrialists. Mehta, Patel most common.