Friday, Dec 02, 2022



Interview with Panama Papers whistleblower 'John Doe': May have to wait until my death (to reveal my identity)

July 23, 2022 8:06 am

So far, 'John Doe' has only spoken out publicly on one occasion, in the form of a manifesto published four weeks after the Panama Papers emerged. In it, the source called on policymakers to take action to combat global inequality. Since then, there have been books, podcasts and documentaries about the leak, and even a Hollywood movie starring Meryl Streep. But the whistleblower has remained silent. John Doe has now spoken to two German journalists. Read the interview.

Pandora Papers showing how global elites continue to exploit tax loopholes underline need for comprehensive reform

October 06, 2021 9:07 am

Disclosures such as these reiterate the need for comprehensive, all encompassing reform. Gaps in tax systems must be addressed, and information must be shared by countries more freely.

Pandora Papers: Pak PM Imran Khan says would probe all citizens mentioned in leaks

October 04, 2021 3:12 pm

Khan said this in a statement issued late on Sunday after the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), a major international research into the financial secrets of high-profile individuals around the world, unveiled "Pandora Papers".

New offshore records reveal several Indian firms tapped Mauritius route to save on taxes

September 13, 2020 9:55 am

The Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement (DTAA) was signed between India and Mauritius in 1982. Under this, any entity could apply for tax residency and pay zero capital gains tax. This became the principal reason why Mauritius emerged as a top channel for investments being routed into India.

#ImplantFiles - Big medical device bazaar: Faulty implants, basement surgeries, lives at risk

November 27, 2018 3:55 pm

The Indian Express joined around 100 other reporters from 36 countries for an ICIJ meeting in Washington DC to plan the most exhaustive health investigation ever mounted.

Paradise Papers: Apple had revamped overseas business in 2013 to locate new tax havens

November 07, 2017 2:20 pm

Apple revamped its overseas subsidiaries to take advantage of tax loopholes on the European island of Jersey after a crackdown on Ireland's loose rules began in 2013

Paradise Papers: Secrecy of tax havens smashed, says Jaitley, orders action; all to be probed, says tax chief

November 07, 2017 11:38 am

Paradise Papers: The announcement came hours after the release of the first set of Indian corporates in the ongoing investigation by The Indian Express in collaboration with the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) and German newspaper Suddeutsche Zeitung.


How Johnson & Johnson pushed another 'faulty' hip implant in India

June 22, 2020 6:09 pm

What slipped under the radar is a story of how Johnson & Johnson used a loophole in US laws to push the product into the Indian market.

Implant files: Delhi's back alleys turn into operation theatres for breast implant surgeries

June 22, 2020 6:10 pm

No one is checking the implants for safety; technicians often double up as surgeons; shame and stigma prevent patients from reporting the gruesome aftermath of what has gone wrong, an investigation by The Indian Express has found.

The Indian Express with ICIJ | Implant files: Faulty implants and basement surgeries

June 22, 2020 6:10 pm

Implant files: An Indian Express investigation with ICIJ reveals how faulty implants and basement surgeries are putting lives at risk.