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Ritu Sarin is Executive Editor (News and Investigation)

In Memoriam-On board with Abdul Kalam: sambar-vada in Iceland
Wed, Jul 29, 2015

After every foreign tour, Kalam is known to have sent suggestions to the government on all the bilateral discussions he had abroad, which included his wishlist.

Ex- chief of IPL in new row: Rashtrapati Bhavan files complaint with Delhi Police against Lalit Modi
Sun, Jul 05, 2015

Complaint relates to tweet about President’s Secretary, police commissioner Bassi says suitable action likely soon.

India wanted to raid IC-814 in Dubai, but Farooq Abdullah opposed swap, says former RAW chief AS Dulat
Fri, Jul 03, 2015

A decade separated the two incidents but both times, A S Dulat, former chief of the Research and Analysis Wing (R&AW), had to face the wrath of then Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Farooq Abdullah over the release of wanted militants in the Kashmir valley. In his book Kashmir — The Vajpayee Years, published by […]

ED will need to prove Lalit Modi is wanted for arrest: Former Interpol sec general Ronald Noble
Fri, Jun 26, 2015

Lalit Modi had tweeted his pictures with former Interpol secretary general Ronald Noble, who tells his side of the controversy in this interview to Ritu Sarin.

CBDT probes ex-UPA Minister Preneet Kaur’s HSBC account ‘link’ to trusts, properties in London, Dubai
Tue, Jun 09, 2015

Notices sent to her, husband Amarinder, son Raninder; trail leads to Jacaranda Trust, firms in British Virgin Islands.

Swiss accounts: Yash Birla, City Limo chief, Ponty son-in-law among five new names
Wed, May 27, 2015

The names of these 5 "Indian nationals" have been made public in Switzerland's Federal Gazette with regard to details sought about them by the Indian authorities.

Law Ministry reviews tribunals and appellate bodies on PMO request
Tue, May 26, 2015

The exercise is meant to assess whether some of them can be clubbed together or even done away with.

Audit report of RS Secretariat reveals piled up discrepancies
Mon, May 11, 2015

CAG seeks explanation on payments, House TV channel

HSBC: 120 cases filed, undeclared income more than doubles
Wed, Apr 29, 2015

The total amount of undisclosed income increased from about Rs 1,500 crore in 2014-end to Rs 4,700 crore by March 31.

‘Boat blown up, heroin vessel had same handlers,’ Intelligence agencies say
Fri, Apr 24, 2015

The questioning is still on and is being conducted by a panel of sleuths from intelligence agencies.

First Germany, now UK objects to India ‘breach’ of secret bank data
Sat, Apr 18, 2015

Protest lodged with Finance Ministry; sharp drop in level of information exchange

Don’t give info, cover will be blown, former head of Army covert unit writes to Manohar Parrikar
Sat, Apr 04, 2015

Officials said that the GCM being held in the Delhi Cantt should conclude its hearings within a few weeks.

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.