Ritu Sarin

Ritu Sarin is Executive Editor (News and Investigation)

Articles By Ritu Sarin

Income Tax serves notices to Reliance First Family under Black Money Act

Responding to questions sent by The Indian Express on the notices and the key allegations, a Reliance spokesperson replied: “We deny all the contents of your email including receipt of any such notice.”

Easing of curbs in J&K depends on Pakistan’s behaviour, says NSA

In his first interaction with the media since the August 5 revocation of the special status to J&K under Article 370, Doval also said public order and safety of residents was of greater priority for the government.

Invites gone and withdrawn: No media entry to R N Kao Memorial Lecture

The memorial lecture, to which a select group of journalists covering internal security are invited, is this year being delivered by Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday, August 20.

‘Non acceptance’ of coins by several banks, states; FinMin reviews issue

At the high-level meeting, the previous attempts of the RBI which directed all banks to immediately instruct their branches to accept coins of all denominations tendered at their branches were also taken up.

ED searches former Religare promoters, offshore deals under scanner too

ED searched residences of Shivinder Singh and Malvinder Singh, and those of their associates. Mauritius Leaks revelations described as ‘corroborative evidence’.

Mauritius Leaks: Mayo Clinic arm entered into JV with GMR, Apollo for Hyderabad hospital

It was in 2011 that MFMER, described in the data of offshore specialist firm Conyers Dill & Pearman as a not-for-profit corporation, registered Mayo Clinic GBS Mauritius to be wholly owned by Mayo Foundation.

In Mauritius papers, a real estate fund that never took off

Kolte Patil Developers has referred to its partnership with Portman Holdings time to time but not the Fund or its association with Conyers.

Explained: What are the Mauritius Leaks, why are they important?

At the heart of the 18-country collaborative investigation by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) and The Indian Express are data from Conyers Dill & Pearman, an offshore specialist law firm with several Fortune 500 companies as clients.

Explained: How tightening of rules in India affected firm at centre of Mauritius leaks

Leaked data show that before countries like India decided to rein in tax treaty benefits to increase their own tax base, bankers and companies like Conyers Dill & Pearman raised red flags over tightening regulations and compliance.

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

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.

Swiss banks accounts: Indian details to be transferred

Pointing to volume, Swiss office says several dispatches may be needed. According to the two Swiss agencies, India is among 73 countries with whom information on bank accounts will be shared this year — AEOIs were implemented with 36 countries last year.

The sum of all fears

Amar Bhushan, former special secretary of RAW, returns with another set of spy thrillers

False charges to remarks about women: Cloud over sacked senior tax officer Srivastava

The slew of charges, filed on May 23, the day Lok Sabha election results were announced, included making “scandalous” allegations against women Income Tax officers; making a “false facade of inquiries” against top officials of the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT)

Polltime raids in MP: Kamal Nath aides, 11 Congress candidates including Digvijaya under scanner

Questioned on these findings, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath told The Indian Express that he had “nothing to do with it.”

Kamal Nath on Congress defeat: Message did not reach… Priyanka, Nyay should have come earlier

Kamal Nath said, "The message of Modi and the agenda of the BJP were delivered all across well in time by his people. But our message did not reach the people effectively."

Tax raid, Kamal Nath link: EC asks for probe by CBI

The Election Commission has made a strong case for a CBI inquiry in the complaint they sent on April 5, 2019 regarding the search and seizure operations conducted in Delhi, Noida, Bhopal, Indore and Goa.

Civil lines

Seasoned bureaucrat Anil Swarup’s memoir touches upon sensitive government issues but falls short of any big reveal

To end the glut of coins, govt mulls privatisation of distribution, exports

Minutes of meetings of the C&C Division accessed by The Sunday Express reveal that the RBI’s representatives have been giving an alarming picture of the coin glut but have, however, assured that whatever quantity of coins have been indented by them will now be lifted.

Nirmala Sitharaman on Mission Shakti ASAT missile test: Decision taken in 2014… no country will share or sell this tech, it’s our own

Nirmala Sitharaman on Mission Shakti ASAT missile test: "PM (Modi) is the Minister for Space, isn’t he? If people are questioning the decision of PM to make an address to the nation they should know the importance of this achievement for our national security."

Oppn complains, EC sets up panel to probe but PM’s address likely to escape the heat

Since Modi neither made any new policy announcement nor give his government or party credit for the development, he is unlikely to be found guilty of any violation, The Indian Express has learnt.