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Thursday, October 29, 2020

PNB scam


HC junks PNB scam accused Choksi's plea for pre-screening of Netflix's 'Bad Boy Billionaires'

August 28, 2020 5:37 pm

Justice Navin Chawla, after hearing the matter for over two hours, declined to grant relief to Choksi saying a writ petition for enforcement of a private right cannot be maintainable.

PNB scam accused Mehul Choksi moves HC against Netflix 'Bad Boy Billionaires' documentary

August 26, 2020 6:18 pm

The documentary, Bad Boy Billionaires, is described on Netflix platform as "This investigative docuseries explores the greed, fraud and corruption that built up - and ultimately brought down - India's most infamous tycoons."

PNB scam: ED opposes plea of Nirav Modi’s son on confiscation of properties

August 11, 2020 2:16 am

Rohin Modi’s counsel submitted that the properties were purchased in 2006, much before the alleged crime was committed, in 2011, and therefore it did not form part of the proceeds of crime.

PNB scam: ED confiscates assets worth Rs 329 crore from Nirav Modi under fugitive law

July 08, 2020 6:56 pm

The agency said that a special court in Mumbai had declared Modi a fugitive economic offender on December 5, 2019 and on June 8 directed the ED to confiscate assets worth Rs 1396 crore of Modi.

Former HC judge working at Congress' behest to save Nirav Modi: Ravi Shankar Prasad

May 14, 2020 6:31 pm

While Prasad did not identify the judge, his BJP colleague Sambit Patra alleged that former Bombay High Court judge Abhay Thipsay has been posing as a witness in Nirav Modi's case.

Aiming for cost efficiency, PSBs cut overseas branch presence by 22.5%

December 30, 2019 1:06 am

Besides, the PSBs also reduced the number of representative offices and closed 12 offices, thereby bringing their number down from 29 in March 2018 to 17 in March this year.

PNB scam: Nirav Modi declared fugitive economic offender

December 05, 2019 12:51 pm

Nirav Modi is the second person, after Vijay Mallya, to be charged under the newly-promulgated Fugitive Economic Offenders (FEO) Act that was passed last year.

PNB scam: UK court to hear Nirav Modi's new bail application

November 06, 2019 12:31 pm

In June, Modi's legal team took his appeal against that ruling to the Royal Courts of Justice in London, where a judge was told about the diamond merchant's troubled state of mind in "confidential" documents.

Nirav Modi further remanded in custody in UK, next videolink hearing on Nov 11

October 17, 2019 4:36 pm

Nirav Modi has been lodged at Wandsworth prison in south-west London, one of England's most overcrowded jails, since his arrest in March on an extradition warrant executed by Scotland Yard on charges brought by the Indian government.

Mehul Choksi a 'crook', deportation just a matter of time: Antigua and Barbuda PM

September 26, 2019 7:01 pm

Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Gaston Browne said: "I can assure you that he will be ultimately deported after exhausting all his appeals. He will be extradited back to India to face whatever charges against him. It is just a matter of time."


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.