It was acknowledging this sentiment that Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh underlined how despite "provocations," like mini-dharnas at over 100 places in the state and blockades on railway tracks, the state government didn't clamp down.
You must remember: what suits Pakistan is a disturbed Punjab. They have a disturbed Kashmir; now a disturbed Punjab so they can contend with us in one way or the other. Now, the danger also lies more in the close collaboration between China and Pakistan.
While attaching his assets, including a villa in Dubai and five Swiss Bank accounts, the ED claimed: “Rajiv Saxena has admitted to laundering the proceeds of crime not only of AgustaWestland deal but also various other defence deals.”
Chartered accountant Rajiv Saxena's statement, running over 1000 pages, show him claiming that his role was “liited to the structures and managing the execution” for key players like Sushen Mohan Gupta, Ratul Puri and Gautam Khaitan.
Submitted to the RBI-appointed administrator on August 27, the report comes when DHFL’s proprietors Kapil Wadhawan and his brother Dheeraj Wadhawan are out on bail after being arrested by investigating agencies in January this year.
The files identify at least $2 trillion in transactions between 1999 and 2017 flagged as possible evidence of money laundering or other criminal activity by compliance officers of banks and financial institutions.
From steel major to IPL sponsor, diamond merchants to those under ED, CBI scanner, several Indian individuals and entities have been referred in secret reports by banks to US Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network.
Indian manufacturers are pointing towards a slow but sure surge in orders from state governments and hospitals. They also highlight the use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) software to make sense of images and scans of Covid patients for better diagnostics.
In March, ventilators were considered vital to treat serious Covid cases, and with the countrywide inventory at an estimated 47,000, manufacturers raced to ramp up production. But now, with health experts pointing to a shift in treatment to non-invasive oxygenation, these manufacturers are staring at excess stocks and hoping for export channels to be opened.
Talking to The Indian Express, Hardeep Singh Puri said, "The aviation industry, the world over, is one of the worst-hit sectors. Experience may vary, but most countries are characterised by a significant reduction in demand. Some of the countries have opened up the aviation sectors but there have been reports of less occupancy and even of empty flights."
“The ideology of the BJP is in the blood of our family and I had seen this (Jyotiraditya’s possible entry in the BJP) for a while now," Yashodhara Raje Scindia, who is the Shivpuri MLA and former MP minister.
The summons come after searches by the IT Department on April 2, 2019 in 52 places including several locations in Madhya Pradesh as well as on October 2019 and February 2020 in Hyderabad, Vijayawada and other locations.