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Nirav Modi


Judgment day in Nirav Modi UK extradition case on Feb 25

January 08, 2021 11:00 pm

District Judge Samuel Goozee confirmed the timeline on Friday, at the end of closing submissions in the case at Westminster Magistrates' Court in London.

Nirav Modi's lawyers rely on Julian Assange extradition block for his final hearings in UK

January 07, 2021 9:25 pm

The 49-year-old diamond merchant, facing charges of fraud, money laundering and intimidating witnesses in the estimated USD 2-billion Punjab National Bank (PNB) scam case, appeared in the Westminster Magistrates' Court.

Nirav Modi’s sister, her husband opt for pardon, to testify against him

January 06, 2021 1:58 pm

Last month, Nirav Modi's younger sister Purvi Mehta and her husband, Maiank Mehta, had filed applications before the court stating that they wanted to distance themselves from Nirav Modi, and could provide “substantial and important evidence” relevant to him and his dealings.

PNB scam accused Nirav Modi's brother Nehal charged in $2.6 million fraud in New York

December 20, 2020 7:26 pm

The Interpol has issued a Red Corner Notice (RCN) against Nehal on charges of alleged money laundering that is being probed by the Enforcement Directorate.

India seeks expeditious extradition of Vijay Mallya, Nirav Modi from UK

November 05, 2020 3:30 pm

Mallya, wanted in India over fraud and money laundering charges in relation to loans taken out by his now-defunct Kingfisher Airlines from state-owned Indian banks, has been found to have a case to answer in India by the UK courts.

Nirav Modi extradition case: UK judge admits CBI, ED evidence

November 03, 2020 9:24 pm

District Judge Samuel Goozee heard the arguments and concluded he considered himself "bound" by the previous UK court rulings in the extradition case of former Kingfisher Airlines chief Vijay Mallya.

Former HC judge refuses to be examined again in Nirav Modi case

November 02, 2020 1:36 am

Nirav is currently lodged in a prision after the court in UK refused to grant him bail for the seventh time.

Explained: What's inside Mumbai's Arthur Road jail, and why does it have such a reputation?

September 18, 2020 8:23 am

Both Nirav Modi and Vijay Mallya have told courts in the UK about the conditions in the prison while seeking to fend off their extradition to India

Nirav Modi made a 'convenient scapegoat', cannot get fair trial in India: Markandey Katju to London court

September 12, 2020 10:37 am

"Is it at least possible, you are something of a self-publicist who will make any outrageous statements for the purpose of courting the press," questioned barrister Helen Malcolm, to which Katju replied "you are entitled to your opinion".

Nirav Modi faces suicide risk, politically biased trial in India, UK court told

September 08, 2020 10:32 pm

The court was told about a "marked decline" in Modi's mental health at Wandsworth Prison in south-west London, where stricter coronavirus curbs have meant a lack of access to inhouse counselling facilities.


Nirav Modi, Priya Varrier, Indu Malhotra, Navjot Singh Sidhu: Newsmakers of 2018

December 25, 2018 7:31 am

From Urjit Patel's resignation to the demise of former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee, 2018 has been an eventful year. Here is a recap of the year in photographs


Mehul Choksi says Enforcement Directorate’s allegations against him “false and baseless”

June 22, 2020 6:16 pm

The fugitive jeweller has spoken about the allegations against him for the first time. Mehul Choksi claimed that he tried to revoke the suspension of his passport with the Indian authorities.

Bank officials under CBI probe has risen 5 times in the last 4 months: News in Numbers

June 22, 2020 6:22 pm

The number of bank officers arrested or facing charges for being involved with bad loans has gone up five times in the last four months. Here’s the #NewsInNumbers. See more: