One of the guards, Mukesh Kumar Yadav , leaves behind a three-year-old daughter Kittu, a wife, aged parents and a brother not fit enough to work. He was the only earning member of the family. read more
People excluded from Assam’s citizens’ register can file their claims for inclusion in the NRC final draft from September 25, the Supreme Court decided on Wednesday. The window will tentatively remain open for 60 days.
Investigators had seized documents from the law firm in connection with the Punjab National Bank fraud case. The bank had in January alleged that diamond merchant Nirav Modi and his uncle had for years fraudulently raised billions of dollars in foreign... read more
Fugitive jeweller Mehul Choksi defended himself in the Punjab National Bank(PNB) scam in a video statement from Antigua. He said that the PNB misinformed agencies against him and employees resigned from his company for the same reasons. An ED investigation has found that absconding jeweller Mehul Choksi diverted over Rs 3,250 crore funds, allegedly defrauded from a PNB branch in Mumbai, to foreign shores and he was in business of “highly inflating” prices of precious metals sold from his outlets. The businessman has rejected the charges as “baseless”. (HT Correspondent )read more
In its chargesheet, the Enforcement Directorate has said Choksi allegedly diverted $ 56.12 million (about Rs 400 crore) of loan funds to Nirav Modi and about $ 50 million (Rs 360 crore approx) to Modi’s father Deepak Modi. read more
India’s request to Antigua and Barbuda for the extradition of fugitive diamond merchant Mehul Choksi may finally be decided in the United Kingdom, where India is already fighting a case for the extradition of Vijay Mallya. read more