Nirav Modi, PNB fraud case: Two of these awards came in 2017 — the year PNB issued 293 LoUs to companies owned by Modi and his family — and were given out by Central Vigilance Commissioner (CVC) KV Chowdary.
Agencies suspect shell firms; Nirav Modi exec, bank officials held. It is learnt that the CBI and Enforcement Directorate are preparing judicial requests to be sent to Dubai, Hong Kong, Germany, Bahrain and Mauritius among other countries to verify details.
Nirav Modi and kin were rolling over LoUs, so old ones were also renewed in 2017. The CBI on Thursday registered a fresh FIR in the case against Mehul Choksi, maternal uncle of Nirav Modi, and his three companies claiming that they swindled PNB to the tune of Rs 4,886.72 crore in 2017-18
According to CISF sources, CISF unit at Bailadila Iron Ore Mines in Dantewada's Bacheli spotted movement of some armed Maoists in the area at around 9.45 am. CISF guards the mines operated by National Mineral Development Corporation (NMDC).
In back-to-back speeches, Prime Minister Narendra Modi underlined that the “New India” initiatives of his government were qualitatively different from the ones of “Old India” championed by the Congress.
The NIA on Thursday filed a voluminous chargesheet in its case of alleged terror-funding against Kashmiri separatists. The 12 accused listed in the chargesheet include seven separatists arrested last year, apart from Hafiz Saeed and Hizbul Mujahideen chief Syed Salahuddin.
The chargesheet, sources said, is not likely to name top Hurriyat leaders such as Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Mirwaiz Umer Farooq or Yasin Malik but will charge those associated with them under stringent sections of the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA)
The case, based on a CBI FIR that names Lalu, his son Tejashwi and wife Rabri Devi, pertains to alleged favour given by Lalu as Railway Minister to a company in cornering tenders for maintenance of two IRCTC hotels.