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Pandora Papers

Pandora Papers - The Indian Express investigation in collaboration with ICIJ.


Pandora Papers: Arrested, facing Rs 7,000-crore default, Kolkata’s Nilesh Parekh went offshore

October 17, 2021 1:51 pm

Nilesh Parekh, promoter of one of the top wilful defaulters, Shree Ganesh Jewellery House (I) Ltd, became the sole director of Chicory Holdings Limited in the BVI in December 2011 to hold assets primarily in the United Arab Emirates.

Pandora Papers: Held for fraud, DHFL promoters Wadhawans bought business jet, floated offshore companies

October 16, 2021 11:30 am

DHFL promoters Kapil Wadhawan and his brother Dheeraj Wadhawan were put behind bars last year and owe Indian banks more than Rs 88,000 crore.

Pandora Papers: All three Salgaocar brothers set up offshore trusts, firms

October 15, 2021 7:42 am

According to the documents maintained by Asiaciti Trust Services, Dattaraj Salgaocar, owner of VM Salgaocar Group, is shown as the beneficiary of The Annemecore Trust in New Zealand. As per the trust deed, Annemecore was set up on July 4, 2011, with Mirabaud Trust (New Zealand) Ltd as its trustee.

Pandora Papers: Nirav Modi sister’s trust offers its Swiss account funds to Govt

October 15, 2021 7:10 am

Purvi Modi’s offer, furnished as part of her full disclosure requirement as a condition for her pardon, is being considered by the Government, sources told The Indian Express.

Pandora Papers: Oswal’s BVI firm sold coal from Indonesia mine he partly owned

October 14, 2021 10:54 am

During 2010-2011, records show, almost the entire sale of coal mined by PT Garda Tujuh Buana TBK (GTBO) took place through Briskon Holdings Ltd (BVI) which also received over $21 million from the Indonesian company for supplying machinery.

Pandora Papers: One Rajasthan royal floated firm to buy UK house, another wound company up

October 13, 2021 9:08 am

Gaj Singh of Jodhpur, a former Member of Parliament, and Arvind Singh Mewar of Udaipur, both former Maharajas of erstwhile princely states, figure in the Pandora Papers.

Pandora Papers: Homebuyers, investors high and dry, Ireo’s Goyal moved $77 million to offshore trust

October 12, 2021 12:57 pm

Many homebuyers, having lost hope of getting their apartments, are approaching courts, seeking possession or refund. So are marquee foreign investors such as Axon Capital and Children’s Fund Foundation in courts overseas for returns on hundreds of millions of dollars pumped into the group’s projects.

Pandora Papers: Kamal Nath’s son, Agusta deal key accused had offshore links

October 11, 2021 3:20 pm

From Bakul Nath, the NRI son of Congress veteran and former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath, to case accused Rajiv Saxena, these records provide fresh evidence in the corruption scandal which has had the CBI and ED filing several chargesheets.

Pandora papers reveal legislative limits of preventing tax dodging

October 12, 2021 7:16 am

Suranjali Tandon writes: For tax system to be truly reformed socially unacceptable tax avoidance must be made legally impermissible.

Pandora Papers Explained: How US states help rich foreigners shield assets

October 12, 2021 2:53 pm

The release of the “Pandora Papers” report by the ICIJ has shed light on the financial dealings of the elite and the corrupt and how they have used offshore accounts and tax havens to shield trillions of dollars in assets.