Ritu Sarin


Ritu Sarin is Executive Editor (News and Investigation)

CBI put it in writing: ‘Inform us discreetly… detention of (Vijay Mallya) not required’
Tue, Sep 18, 2018

The letter, curiously, makes out that the agency was unaware of the system of alerts via the APIS and now that they had been made aware of it, there was no need for Vijay Mallya’s detention.

ISRO spy case: Nambi Narayanan awarded Rs 50 lakh compensation, committee to look into ‘erring’ police personnel
Sat, Sep 15, 2018

The bench of Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud set up a committee headed by one of its former judges to “find out ways and means to take appropriate steps against the erring” police personnel.

Told about job 2 hours before announcement, says J&K Governor Satya Pal Malik, want sifarish-free system
Wed, Aug 29, 2018

The Jammu and Kashmir Governor said that before he met with Home Minister Rajnath Singh yesterday, he had been briefed on some pressing demands of the J&K police.

J&K Governor Satya Pal Malik: ‘I want to create a corridor of faith… to conduct my outreach one step at a time’
Wed, Aug 29, 2018

I will not have a bureaucratic approach but gradually get first-hand experience of the issues and problems. I want an honest feedback from people, and eventually the work has to be done by local representatives and sarpanches, said Satyapal Malik.

A delicate truth
Sat, Aug 25, 2018

Espionage is an unending game, says Vikram Sood, but policymakers treat intelligence assessments like instant coffee

Food, love and Kuldip saheb
Fri, Aug 24, 2018

His appetite for news and politics, mentoring of younger journalists will be remembered.

Panama Papers: Politician to chawl resident, first cases sent to court
Tue, Jul 17, 2018

Panama Papers: At least 16 Indians face prosecution, cases were filed after foreign jurisdiction sent information on holdings, asset.

Indian intelligence infiltrated Islamic State ring to track, arrest Afghan suicide bomber sent to hit Delhi
Wed, Jul 11, 2018

The operation included the Indian “plant” supplying the IS operative with explosives — without triggers — and even arranging for his accommodation in the capital.

After Panama Papers, offshore firm saw 30-fold rise in authorised capital
Sat, Jun 23, 2018

One month after the Panama Papers revelations, Mardi Gras Holdings was placed on a list of 69 entities — mostly set up by Indian clients — that was sent on May 3, 2016, by BVI’s Financial Investigation Agency (FIA) to Mossack Fonseca for detailed information.

‘We Resign’: That’s what Mossack Fonseca told these Indian clients after Panama Papers leak
Sat, Jun 23, 2018

Email exchanges reveal that Mossack Fonseca did not have several crucial documents needed to complete due diligence requirements to set up offshore firms for these clients

Panama Papers: Firms tied to Indians dominate inquiry lists of British Virgin Islands, Bahamas
Fri, Jun 22, 2018

Panama Papers: This is evident from Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca’s response to authorities in the BVI and the Bahamas who sought information on client companies soon after the Panama Papers revelations in April 2016.

Panama Papers: Have begun verifying new data, says CBDT chief Sushil Chandra
Fri, Jun 22, 2018

Panama Papers: CBDT Chief Sushil Chandra said, “We have taken invasive action in 62 cases connected to Panama Papers and have found that large deposits had been made in foreign bank accounts which had not been declared in tax returns or surrendered during the amnesty scheme."

Panama Papers: New data shows ex-Delhi politician was introduced to Mossack by Swiss bank
Fri, Jun 22, 2018

Panama Papers: On January 9, this year, the Swiss Federal Tax Authority issued a gazette notification asking Kejriwal for a disclosure on the Swiss bank accounts he may have opened – and giving him 10 days to appoint a representative.

Panama Papers: Despite global leak, this Indian client didn’t want Mossack Fonseca to quit
Fri, Jun 22, 2018

Panama Papers: On December 1, 2016, six months after the Panama Papers leak, Moonglow was sent a notice by Mossack Fonseca, asking for details of property holdings and bank accounts. On February 2, 2017, the law firm sent its “notice to resign.”

Panama Papers: Among new names, telecom czar’s son, a business couple
Thu, Jun 21, 2018

Panama Papers: A company official, replying on behalf of Kavin Bharti Mittal, said: “KBM Global Limited is a Company set up by Kavin Bharti Mittal in the year 2008 for pursuing business activities and making investments in the tech sector. Kavin Bharti Mittal is the sole beneficial shareholder of KBM Global Limited.

Second largest firm in Paradise Papers data surfaces in new cache from Panama
Thu, Jun 21, 2018

Panama Papers: Emails among Mossack Fonseca employees in October 2017 show that three members of the Khemka family are listed as PEPs (Politically Exposed Persons)

Mumbai to Virgin Islands: Soon after Panama Papers leak, Iqbal Mirchi’s family rejigged offshore holdings
Thu, Jun 21, 2018

Panama Papers: Iqbal Mirchi died of a heart attack at the age of 63 in 2013. He was wanted by Mumbai Police for allegedly having handled the finances of Dawood Ibrahim, and arrested by Scotland Yard after the CBI issued a Red Corner Notice against him.

Panama Papers – The Aftermath: New records reveal fresh financial secrets of Indian clients
Thu, Jun 21, 2018

Panama Papers - The Aftermath: The fresh investigation of Indian individuals and entities reveals how Mossack Fonseca, which serviced their accounts, scrambled to respond to an unprecedented global crackdown. Significantly, it also confirms the existence of several customers who had hitherto denied any links. And lifts the veil on the financial trail of new clients.

Clear and Present Danger
Sat, Jun 09, 2018

A new spymaster series inspired by true stories of covert foreign operations and perilous liaisons

India tops list of websites blocked, its telcos filter the most
Wed, Apr 25, 2018

Other than those dealing in porn or piracy, websites and web pages found blocked at different points during the testing period in India include those belonging to domestic and foreign NGOs, United Nations organisations, human rights groups, health forums, feminist groups and political activists.