Tuesday, Mar 31, 2015




Ritu Sarin is Executive Editor (News and Investigation)

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.

Govt offers money to whistleblower for info
Tue, Feb 10, 2015

The source said Finance ministry’s Department of Revenue offered Falciani the “standard 10% of tax collected due to the revelations or evidence”.

HSBC’s aggressive courtship, depending on clients’ profile
Tue, Feb 10, 2015

Bank scripts tell story of clients ‘balanced’ or ‘conservative’, ‘zero’ or ‘high’ tolerance.

The List: Who’s Who & How Much
Mon, Feb 09, 2015

The names include those of businessmen, politicians and their families.

Exclusive: HSBC Indian list just doubled to 1195 names. Balance: Rs 25420 cr
Mon, Feb 09, 2015

Global ‘leak’ reveals names of businessmen, politicians; set to widen scope of SIT black money probe.

Explained: What’s new, why it’s important
Mon, Feb 09, 2015

There are 1,688 Indian HSBC “clients” in the list, based on nationality, place of birth, addresses and location/issuing country for ID.

At Birla office, I-T found entries marked ‘payment’ for ‘Project J (Environment)’
Sat, Jan 31, 2015

The raid was conducted as a follow-up to CBI probe into the group’s alleged role in Hindalco coal allotment scandal.

Regularly routed cash through hawala, top Birla executive tells Income Tax
Thu, Jan 15, 2015

Saxena told IT investigators that he had been maintaining records of unaccounted cash transactions over the previous five years.

RBI: Raise share of dollar in foreign exchange reserves
Fri, Jan 09, 2015

Strategy panel makes push as other currencies underperform.

BJP’s face in Valley loses ‘tough’ election
Wed, Dec 24, 2014

The party’s woman face, Bhat lost from Amirakadal constituency of Srinagar, coming third.

Supplies to UN peacekeepers delayed, blame game on
Mon, Dec 22, 2014

There is a blame game on between the Army, MoD and the government-owned enterprise Balmer Lawrie.

PMO for relaxed ECB norms to get infrastructure projects rolling
Wed, Dec 03, 2014

The PMO has also pitched for lifting restrictions on use of the funds raised overseas.

Centre gets legal room to ‘settle’ Jaya’s tax cases
Sat, Nov 29, 2014

Law Ministry has relied on 2008 revised guidelines under which failure to furnish returns has been treated as a 'non-technical' offence.

Coal scam: Govt went out of its way to accommodate Hindalco, admits UPA Coal official
Wed, Nov 26, 2014

The file noting and the internal letter were among the documents seized by the CBI during searches.

The two women carrying BJP’s hopes in Kashmir valley
Mon, Nov 24, 2014

She has a tough contest with sitting National Conference MLA Nassir Aslam Wani deciding to recontest.

No personal aspersions cast on me: CBI chief
Fri, Nov 21, 2014

The 2G probe, he said, was at the trial stage even before he was appointed Director and there was no role for him to monitor the probe.

After rebel who became face of counterinsurgency, the son
Tue, Nov 18, 2014

Kuka Parray’s son Imtiaz says governments in Kashmir have done little to rehabilitate or protect surrendered militants.

BJP manipulating system by registering migrants as new voters: Omar Abdullah
Mon, Nov 17, 2014

Omar Abdullah has accused the BJP of trying to manipulate the system by registering migrants as new voters.

Regret that benefits of reduced militancy didn’t reach people during this tenure: Omar Abdullah
Mon, Nov 17, 2014

Just before Omar Adbullah flew off on a tour of Leh and Ladakh, The Indian Express spent an hour with him.

J&K: Massive clampdown for ‘smooth’ polls, average 300 detentions per week
Sun, Nov 16, 2014

More than half the detainees have been categorised as “stone pelters” and “trouble mongers”

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

New trail in tax haven probe leads to cash, property in UK, UAE
Fri, Nov 07, 2014

Officials told The Indian Express that the new details now available with them for over 2 dozen cases point to purchase of property in prime locations.

Swiss authorities agree to hand over non-HSBC details
Wed, Nov 05, 2014

All these had been clubbed by the Swiss authorities with the HSBC cases and account details blocked even during the UPA regime.

Want to write tell-all book on Indira and Rajiv, says Dhawan
Fri, Oct 31, 2014

R K Dhawan says he is “inclined” to write a book that will “reveal a lot” about the former Prime Minister.

Nothing to hide but Germans protested, others may too, says A-G Mukul Rohatgi
Wed, Oct 29, 2014

A-G said that the Govt would also hand over to SC a status report on the progress made in each case.

In rare directive, PM tells CBI to probe ‘irregular’ RAW purchases
Sat, Oct 18, 2014

CBI officials said the agency was likely to register a case, possibly next week.

For HSBC list info, India to send team to Switzerland
Mon, Oct 13, 2014

The delegation is expected to have their meetings on October 15.

Blacklisting Rolls Royce will hit Jaguar fleet, AG told govt
Fri, Oct 10, 2014

The case before the CBI is that a commission ranging from 10 per cent to 11.3 per cent was received by Aashmore Pvt Ltd and Patni for the HAL contract.

I&B top brass flagged RSS chief’s speech to minister Javadekar
Sun, Oct 05, 2014

Archana Datta denied that she was under any instructions from the minister to telecast the speech live.

Anti-terror, trade top India-US talks
Wed, Oct 01, 2014

The two leaders expressed concern over Iran’s nuclear programme and South Korea’s ballistic missile programmes.

Anti-terrorism to trade: Narendra Modi, Barack Obama join hands for ‘model’ partnership
Wed, Oct 01, 2014

‘CHALEIN SAATH SAATH’: To work together to target LeT, JeM, Dawood