According to Indian laws, it is not illegal for Indians to own property in Dubai. As per the Foreign Exchange Management Act of 1999, resident and non-resident Indians are allowed to own immovable properties abroad.
Of the 129,000 entries in the Dubai database from 181 countries, those of Indians form a sizeable chunk with 5,800 linked to properties in top sites such as the Palm Jumeirah, The World, Motor City, Emirates Living, Dubai Marina, Burj Dubai, Old Town Island.
The raids, led by additional director of I-T in Ludhiana Ritesh Parmar, began Wednesday night and continued on Thursday. Around 15 teams of income tax department carried out the raids at different places in Jalandhar and Ludhiana.
Officials said the first set of summons with specific questions for each were sent in end-November.
A former Facebook employee believes that the social media giant should not be asked to regulate its own data privacy, as it would not be able to do so.
Ripu Sudan Kundra alias Raj Kundra and his parents used a layered offshore trust-company structure to channel EUR 2 million to pick up direct and indirect interests in two companies each in India and UK
Appleby records show his links to a group of companies under the name “Tridevi” and incorporated almost simultaneously in 2009 in Mauritius and Seychelles to invest in India’s oil and gas sector.
Several Indians have been named and listed in the Paradise Papers registries. A list of Indian company owners whose identities have been confirmed and addresses verified
Several Indians have been listed in the Paradise Papers registries. A list of Indian company owners whose identities have been confirmed and addresses verified:
Doctor couple Narinder Pal and Mala Arora are listed as shareholders of WorldCare Limited (Bermuda), a company set up in June 1996.
Paradise Papers: While the stated reason for setting up the company was to bring a team of up to five people to the Isle of Man to deliver a project for Lloyds TSB, the group decide to wind up the company in Isle of Man stating that it has not been generating revenues.
Indian subsidiaries also invested in Jagati Publications Ltd, owned by Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy
On January 30, 2011, INS Vindhyagiri, entering the Mumbai dockyard, was involved in a collision with MV Nordlake, a Cyprus-flagged container carrier which was moving out of the harbour.
SNC-Lavalin is a Montreal-based engineering major, which was first implicated in a financial bribery case booked by the CBI in 2008 in which Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan had been named. Vijayan was cleared in August this year.
Appleby records show that Sanjay Chhabra’s Dolomite Restaurants and Sierra Nevada Restaurants Pvt Ltd are joint venture companies with UK-based International Market Management (UK) Ltd, which invested in these companies through its 100 per cent subsidiary IMM Associates Mauritius.