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A file photo of Nirav Modi at his office in Lower Parel, in Mumbai, India.(Aniruddha Chowdhury/Mint)

Nirav Modi’s depression, suicide risk raised in court to block extradition to India

Hindustan Times, London | By Prasun Sonwalkar
UPDATED ON JAN 08, 2021 12:41 AM IST
The diamantaire’s lawyer, Claire Montgomery, also argued that he wouldn’t receive a fair trial if extradited
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange makes a speech from the balcony of the Ecuadorian Embassy, in central London, Britain.(REUTERS)
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange makes a speech from the balcony of the Ecuadorian Embassy, in central London, Britain.(REUTERS)

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to hear UK judge’s ruling on extradition to US

London | By Reuters | Posted by Arpan Rai
UPDATED ON JAN 04, 2021 06:23 AM IST
US authorities accuse Australian-born Assange, 49, of 18 counts of conspiring to hack government computers and of breaching a secrecy law by releasing vast troves of confidential military records and diplomatic cables over a decade ago.
Last month, India said it had asked the UK not to consider any asylum request from Vijay Mallya, currently on bail pending his extradition. (Photo: Reuters)
Last month, India said it had asked the UK not to consider any asylum request from Vijay Mallya, currently on bail pending his extradition. (Photo: Reuters)

No timeline for Vijay Mallya’s extradition to India, says UK envoy

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Rezaul H Laskar
UPDATED ON JUL 23, 2020 03:28 PM IST
The envoy declined to answer a question during a virtual news briefing on whether Vijay Mallya had sought asylum in the UK, saying the British government never comments on individual asylum cases.
Vijay Mallya lost his appeal against the 2018 order to extradite him in the UK high court in April. Last month, the high court also refused Mallya permission to appeal in the UK Supreme Court.(AFP photo)
Vijay Mallya lost his appeal against the 2018 order to extradite him in the UK high court in April. Last month, the high court also refused Mallya permission to appeal in the UK Supreme Court.(AFP photo)

Do not consider Vijay Mallya’s asylum request, India messages UK

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Rezaul H Laskar
UPDATED ON JUN 11, 2020 11:01 PM IST
Vijay Mallya is wanted in India to face charges of financial offences involving Rs 9,000 crore borrowed by his now-defunct Kingfisher Airlines from several national banks.
UK home secretary Priti Patel is expected to make a final decision on Vijay Mallya’s extradition.(Reuters File Photo)
UK home secretary Priti Patel is expected to make a final decision on Vijay Mallya’s extradition.(Reuters File Photo)

‘Confidential’ legal issue has to be resolved for Vijay Mallya’s extradition, says UK

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Rezaul H Laskar and Neeraj Chauhan
UPDATED ON JUN 04, 2020 05:21 PM IST
Vijay Mallya, 64, is wanted in India to face charges of financial offences involving Rs 9,000 crore borrowed by his now-defunct Kingfisher Airlines from several Indian banks.
The decision of judges Stephen Irwin and Elisabeth Laing was based ‘on papers’ presented, not in an open court based on oral hearings, and communicated by email to CPS and Mallya’s defence team.(AP file photo)
The decision of judges Stephen Irwin and Elisabeth Laing was based ‘on papers’ presented, not in an open court based on oral hearings, and communicated by email to CPS and Mallya’s defence team.(AP file photo)

Mallya extradition in homestretch after appeal blocked, countdown starts

Hindustan Times, London | By Prasun Sonwalkar
UPDATED ON MAY 14, 2020 09:24 PM IST
The development marks one of the last stages of Mallya’s long-drawn extradition process that began with his arrest in London in April 2017. The high court will now set a ‘required period’ in which his extradition will need to be carried out.
According to the Crown Prosecution Service representing India in UK courts, Vijay Mallya has 14 days to apply to the Supreme Court for permission to appeal against Monday’s judgement.(REUTERS File)
According to the Crown Prosecution Service representing India in UK courts, Vijay Mallya has 14 days to apply to the Supreme Court for permission to appeal against Monday’s judgement.(REUTERS File)

‘Disappointed’ Vijay Mallya to pursue legal remedies after losing appeal against extradition to India

Hindustan Times, London | By Prasun Sonwalkar
UPDATED ON APR 21, 2020 06:32 AM IST
Dismissing businessman Vijay Mallya’s appeal against his extradition to India, the court upheld d the Westminster Magistrates Court’s December 2018 ruling that concluded that Mallya had a prima facie case to answer in Indian courts for charges of financial offences.
Vijay Mallya‘s appeal against his extradition to India has been rejected by the UK High Court.(AFP)
Vijay Mallya‘s appeal against his extradition to India has been rejected by the UK High Court.(AFP)

Fugitive businessman Vijay Mallya loses appeal against extradition in UK High Court

Hindustan Times, London | By Prasun Sonwalkar
UPDATED ON APR 21, 2020 06:35 PM IST
Vijay Mallya had appealed against his extradition ordered by a UK court in December 2018
Sanjeev Chawla (wearing a mask) is being taken into police custody after he was brought to New Delhi from London on Thursday.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
Sanjeev Chawla (wearing a mask) is being taken into police custody after he was brought to New Delhi from London on Thursday.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)

‘Need to probe Sanjeev Chawla’s links in India and Dubai’: Delhi cop who blew lid off fixing

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Prawesh Lama and N Ananthanarayanan
UPDATED ON FEB 14, 2020 01:13 AM IST
Cricket bookie Sanjeev Chawla , who was extradited from the UK on Thursday, will be interrogated by the Delhi Police for the first time, after a city court remanded him to 12 days’ police custody.
Vijay Mallya has been on bail since his arrest in London in April 2017.(REUTERS PHOTO.)
Vijay Mallya has been on bail since his arrest in London in April 2017.(REUTERS PHOTO.)

No prima facie case to justify extradition, insists Mallya

Hindustan Times, London | By Prasun Sonwalkar
UPDATED ON FEB 11, 2020 07:52 PM IST
Mallya’s lawyer, Claire Montgomery, challenged several aspects of the magistrates court’s ruling by judge Emma Arbuthnot, arguing that there are “multiple errors” of fact and understanding of documents in her judgement.
Ramanjit Singh Romi was arrested in Hong Kong in connection with a Rs 30-crore robbery in February 2018 .(ANI Photo)
Ramanjit Singh Romi was arrested in Hong Kong in connection with a Rs 30-crore robbery in February 2018 .(ANI Photo)

Hong Kong court clears extradition of wanted gangster Ramanjit Singh Romi

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Ravinder Vasudeva
UPDATED ON NOV 21, 2019 06:04 AM IST
Ramanjit Singh Romi is accused of funding Nabha jailbreak and targetted killings of religious leaders in Punjab
Judicial sources said police had gone to his house in Madrid after Friday’s court decision but could not find him.(Representative image)(Bloomberg photo)
Judicial sources said police had gone to his house in Madrid after Friday’s court decision but could not find him.(Representative image)(Bloomberg photo)

Venezuela ex-intel chief goes missing in Spain ahead of US extradition: Police

Madrid | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON NOV 13, 2019 05:46 PM IST
Venezuela’s former military intelligence chief has gone missing in Spain just days after a court approved a request for his extradition to the United States on drug trafficking charges, police said Wednesday.
Conditions in the Metropolitan Correctional Centre in New York have emerged as a key issue in extraditing Jabir Motiwala, an aide of one of India’s most wanted, Dawood Ibrahim(HT File Photo)
Conditions in the Metropolitan Correctional Centre in New York have emerged as a key issue in extraditing Jabir Motiwala, an aide of one of India’s most wanted, Dawood Ibrahim(HT File Photo)

US jail conditions an issue in Dawood Ibrahim aide’s extradition

London, Hindustan Times | By Prasun Sonwalkar
UPDATED ON SEP 27, 2019 05:16 AM IST
Motiwala, who was arrested in London in August 2018, is sought by US authorities to face charges of money-laundering USD 1.4 million worth of proceeds from narcotics smuggling.

Watch: PM Modi meets Malaysian premier; discusses Zakir Naik’s extradition

Hindustan Times | By Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON SEP 05, 2019 11:43 AM IST
PM Modi met Japan’s PM Shinzo Abe and Malaysian counterpart Dr Mahathir Mohamad in Russia’s Vladivostok.

In meeting with Malaysian premier, PM Modi seeks extradition of controversial preacher Zakir Naik to India

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 26, 2020 12:39 PM IST
PM Modi raises extradition of controversial preacher Zakir Naik to India during meeting with Malaysia PM
The 63-year-old embattled liqour baron had approached the court against the February 5 order signed by the UK Home Secretary approving Mallya’s extradition.(ANI photo)
The 63-year-old embattled liqour baron had approached the court against the February 5 order signed by the UK Home Secretary approving Mallya’s extradition.(ANI photo)

Vijay Mallya, facing extradition to India, seen at Ind-Aus world cup match in London

London | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON MAY 22, 2020 04:53 PM IST
The UK home office and the Westminster Court had last year ordered his extradition to India over charges of money laundering, fraud and conspiracy after he failed to convince authorities there that he has been made a victim of political intrigue.
Facing charges of financial irregularities worth over Rs 9,000 crore, Mallya again took to twitter on Tuesday to reiterate his main contention that his inability to return bank loans was a result of genuine business failure, offering to repay them.(AP File Photo)
Facing charges of financial irregularities worth over Rs 9,000 crore, Mallya again took to twitter on Tuesday to reiterate his main contention that his inability to return bank loans was a result of genuine business failure, offering to repay them.(AP File Photo)

UK court set to decide on Vijay Mallya’s appeal against extradition

Hindustan Times, London | By Prasun Sonwalkar
UPDATED ON MAR 27, 2019 07:02 AM IST
Vijay Mallya’s extradition case has progressed through the Westminster Magistrates Court, which ordered his extradition in December 2018. An appeals court judge will now decide whether grounds cited in his application merit progressing the case to a full hearing.
Nirav Modi(Aniruddha Chowdhury/Mint file photo)
Nirav Modi(Aniruddha Chowdhury/Mint file photo)

Vijay Mallya case could be template for Nirav Modi’s extradition: Sources

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 22, 2019 08:00 PM IST
Indian authorities believe the case of fugitive businessman Vijay Mallya could serve as a template for ongoing efforts to extradite diamantaire Nirav Modi, who was arrested in London on Tuesday.
Vijay Mallya’s extradition process has been approved by the UK and he now has 14 days from Feb 4 o apply for leave to appeal to the UK high court.(HT File)
Vijay Mallya’s extradition process has been approved by the UK and he now has 14 days from Feb 4 o apply for leave to appeal to the UK high court.(HT File)

Vijay Mallya’s extradition will speed up trial, jail barrack ready for him: ED

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Pratik Salunke, Mumbai
UPDATED ON FEB 07, 2019 09:12 AM IST
The ED said if the 63-year-old businessman is brought back, he will be lodged at Arthur Road Jail where a barrack has been readied. Further, Mallya’s presence is important to ascertain the full particulars of his assets and complete disclosure about the financial trail.
Christian Michel’s extradition from Dubai in December was seen by many as a notable win for the Indian government. The move was significant because Michel was a British national extradited to a third country.(PTI/File Picture)
Christian Michel’s extradition from Dubai in December was seen by many as a notable win for the Indian government. The move was significant because Michel was a British national extradited to a third country.(PTI/File Picture)

UAE envoy says ‘personal touch’ in relations facilitated Christian Michel’s extradition to India

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JAN 29, 2019 06:30 PM IST
The extradition of Christian Michel, the alleged middleman in the multimillion-dollar AgustaWestland helicopter deal, from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to India was facilitated by “personal touch” in bilateral relations, the Gulf nation’s envoy Ahmed Al Banna said on Tuesday.
Danish Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen said India and Denmark have politically resolved the issue of extraditing Niels Holck.(AFP)
Danish Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen said India and Denmark have politically resolved the issue of extraditing Niels Holck.(AFP)

Davy’s extradition resolved politically: Danish PM

New Delhi | By Rezaul H Laskar
PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2019 11:23 PM IST
The Danish judiciary’s decision in 2011 to bar Davy’s extradition on the ground that he could be exposed to inhuman treatment in an Indian jail sent ties into a tailspin for more than five years.
A UK court has formalised extradition of cricket bookie Sanjeev Chawla to India to face trial on charges of match-fixing during South Africa's India tour in 2000 (Representative Photo)(AFP)
A UK court has formalised extradition of cricket bookie Sanjeev Chawla to India to face trial on charges of match-fixing during South Africa's India tour in 2000 (Representative Photo)(AFP)

UK court allows cricket bookie Sanjeev Chawla’s extradition to India

Hindustan Times, London | By Prasun Sonwalkar
UPDATED ON JAN 07, 2019 09:57 PM IST
In a legal victory for India, the high court had ruled that conditions in the Tihar Jail in Delhi did not pose any “real risk” to Chawla’s human rights, which was the only ground on which the magistrates court had blocked his extradition in October 2017
A UK court is set to formalise the extradition of cricket bookie Sanjeev Chawla to India to face charges of match-fixing during South Africa’s India tour in 2000 (Representative Photo)(AFP)
A UK court is set to formalise the extradition of cricket bookie Sanjeev Chawla to India to face charges of match-fixing during South Africa’s India tour in 2000 (Representative Photo)(AFP)

UK court to formalise cricket bookie Sanjeev Chawla’s extradition

UPDATED ON JAN 07, 2019 07:00 AM IST
In a legal victory for India, the high court had ruled that conditions in the Tihar Jail in Delhi did not pose any “real risk” to Chawla’s human rights, which was the only ground on which the magistrates court had blocked his extradition in October 2017.
A UK court has ordered Vijay Mallya’s extradition to India.(Reuters)
A UK court has ordered Vijay Mallya’s extradition to India.(Reuters)

‘No ground at all to believe Vijay Mallya faces any risk to human rights in Mumbai jail’: UK court

Hindustan Times, London | By Prasun Sonwalkar
UPDATED ON DEC 10, 2018 09:31 PM IST
Westminster Magistrates’ Court Chief Magistrate Emma Arbuthnot ruled that there was no evidence which allowed her to find that if extradited, Mallya was “at real risk of suffering a flagrant denial of justice” or that “the prosecution is politically motivated”.
Vijay Mallya, founder and chairman of Kingfisher Airlines Ltd.(Bloomberg file photo)
Vijay Mallya, founder and chairman of Kingfisher Airlines Ltd.(Bloomberg file photo)

Business tycoon Vijay Mallya’s extradition ordered by UK court

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 10, 2018 06:33 PM IST
A United Kingdom court has ordered the extradition of businessman Vijay Mallya to India to face charges of financial irregularities running into thousands of crores.
When the FIR was filed against Rakesh Asthana, on charges that he was trying to save a Hyderabad-based businessman from CBI action in the Moin Qureshi case, Manohar too was being treated as a suspect since he was part of the SIT formed under Asthana.(HT Photo)
When the FIR was filed against Rakesh Asthana, on charges that he was trying to save a Hyderabad-based businessman from CBI action in the Moin Qureshi case, Manohar too was being treated as a suspect since he was part of the SIT formed under Asthana.(HT Photo)

Rakesh Asthana, CBI No. 2 who probed Agusta accused, now fights for career

Hindustan Times | By Rajesh Ahuja
UPDATED ON DEC 05, 2018 11:50 AM IST
Weeks before he was stripped of his charge, Rakesh Asthana had completed most of the groundwork for the chargesheet that the agency will file in court against Christian Michel
An AgustaWestland helicopter.(PTI/Representative Image)
An AgustaWestland helicopter.(PTI/Representative Image)

AgustaWestland middleman Christian Michel’s extradition: CBI’s full statement

By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 04, 2018 10:10 PM IST
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday said Christian Michel, accused of bribery in VVIP chopper AgustaWestland deal, is being extradited to India
The Westminster Magistrates Court, which had earlier blocked Sanjeev Chawla’s extradition on grounds of risk to human rights due to conditions in Tihar, was satisfied that there is a prima facie case for him to answer on basis of evidence gathered by Delhi police.(Getty Images/Picture for representation)
The Westminster Magistrates Court, which had earlier blocked Sanjeev Chawla’s extradition on grounds of risk to human rights due to conditions in Tihar, was satisfied that there is a prima facie case for him to answer on basis of evidence gathered by Delhi police.(Getty Images/Picture for representation)

UK ruling makes cricket bookie Sanjeev Chawla’s extradition more likely

Hindustan Times, London | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON NOV 22, 2018 11:46 PM IST
By ruling that suspected cricket bookie Sanjeev Chawla faced “no real risk” to his human rights in the Tihar jail, Britain’s high court has removed the only bar to his extradition to face charges of match-fixing during South Africa’s tour of India in 2000.
Mehul Choksi is a co-accused in the Rs 13,600-crore Punjab National Bank loan fraud.(File Photo)
Mehul Choksi is a co-accused in the Rs 13,600-crore Punjab National Bank loan fraud.(File Photo)

Extradition among options India trying to get back Mehul Choksi

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Jayanth Jacob
UPDATED ON AUG 14, 2018 11:21 PM IST
Another option would be initiating the legal process to prove that Mehul Choksi acquired Antigua citizenship to escape Indian law.
File photo of Mehul Choksi at Mahalaxmi Race Course in Mumbai.(HT Photo)
File photo of Mehul Choksi at Mahalaxmi Race Course in Mumbai.(HT Photo)

India submits request to Antigua for extradition of Mehul Choksi

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON AUG 05, 2018 11:53 PM IST
Choksi had fled India on January 4 this year and took oath of allegiance in Antigua on January 15.
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