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Punjab-origin man jailed for life for stabbing wife to death in UK

Anil Gill, 47, was arrested on suspicion of the murder of 43-year-old Ranjit Gill by Thames Valley Police after being called to the couple’s home in January this year by the suspect.
In February, Anil Gill was charged with one count of murder and sentenced to life imprisonment at Luton Crown Court on Friday. He must serve a minimum of 22 years behind bars before being eligible for parole.
In February, Anil Gill was charged with one count of murder and sentenced to life imprisonment at Luton Crown Court on Friday. He must serve a minimum of 22 years behind bars before being eligible for parole.
Updated on Nov 17, 2021 04:16 AM IST
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Nirav Modi’s extradition case to be heard by UK court on Tuesday

Tuesday’s hearing will be on the issue of admissibility of evidence presented by the Indian government against Nirav Modi.
Fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi’s sixth bail request was denied by UK’s Westminster Magistrates Court.(Mint)
Fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi’s sixth bail request was denied by UK’s Westminster Magistrates Court.(Mint)
Updated on Nov 02, 2020 06:11 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, London | ByPrasun Sonwalkar

Ex-steelmaker Sanjay Singal loses in £150 million claim case in UK court

Sanjay Singal, who furnished guarantees as part of the loan agreements, was the CMD of the company at the time the loans were advanced. He was not present at the court hearing, he was earlier represented by English lawyers, but has not been playing an active part in the case.
There have been no recoveries from BPSL since June 2018.(Reuters File Photo)
There have been no recoveries from BPSL since June 2018.(Reuters File Photo)
Updated on Aug 20, 2020 12:56 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, London | ByPrasun Sonwalkar

UK court rejects fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi’s fifth bail plea

Modi, 49, was arrested in March 2019 and is facing extradition to India to face charges of fraud and money-laundering linked to a Mumbai branch of the Punjab National Bank. Lodged in the Wandsworth jail, Modi appeared by videolink, dressed in T-shirt and jeans.
Fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi’s fifth request to be released on bail rejected by UK Court(Aniruddha Chowdhury/Mint)
Fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi’s fifth request to be released on bail rejected by UK Court(Aniruddha Chowdhury/Mint)
Updated on Mar 05, 2020 08:35 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, London | ByPrasun Sonwalkar

Anil Ambani to pay $100 mn in conditional order for Chinese banks: UK court

The Reliance Group indicated that it plans to appeal against the ruling, which will involve a process of seeking permission to appeal.
The Chinese banks had sought summary judgment against Anil Ambani over an alleged breach of a personal guarantee on a debt refinancing loan of around USD 925 million in February 2012.(Mint)
The Chinese banks had sought summary judgment against Anil Ambani over an alleged breach of a personal guarantee on a debt refinancing loan of around USD 925 million in February 2012.(Mint)
Updated on Feb 08, 2020 01:29 AM IST
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UK court exonerates Indian-origin doctor jailed for sexual assault

Birmingham-based Rajeshkumar Lalji Mehta, 65, was jailed in April 2018 and served his full sentence. He was also struck off the General Medical Council’s register, but his conviction was quashed after new evidence came to light showing the patient lied on oath.
The Indian-origin doctor who worked for nearly 40 years in the National Health Service, was jailed for 15 months after a patient complained of sexual assault.(GETTY IMAGES.)
The Indian-origin doctor who worked for nearly 40 years in the National Health Service, was jailed for 15 months after a patient complained of sexual assault.(GETTY IMAGES.)
Updated on Dec 20, 2019 06:13 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, London | ByPrasun Sonwalkar

UK court to rule on £1 million sent to London by Hyderabad Nizam in 1948

The case has gone through several twists, with India and the descendants on the same side against Pakistan, which claims the money on the ground that it was a gift to the people of the country, or payment for helping the Hyderabad state during India’s annexation in 1948.
Nizam Osman Ali Khan .(HT File Photo)
Nizam Osman Ali Khan .(HT File Photo)
Updated on Jun 25, 2019 08:56 PM IST
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London | ByPrasun Sonwalkar

Nirav Modi turns to UK high court after denied bail thrice

Modi, who was present in court, was remanded to custody until June 27, while chief judge Emma Arbuthnot fixed July 29 for the next case management hearing. The ‘opening note’ in the extradition case is to be submitted within six weeks, the court directed.
Claire Montgomery, lawyer for Modi, pointed out that so far it was not mentioned in the documents in which prison he would be lodged, if extradited.(MINT PHOTO)
Claire Montgomery, lawyer for Modi, pointed out that so far it was not mentioned in the documents in which prison he would be lodged, if extradited.(MINT PHOTO)
Updated on May 31, 2019 07:33 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, London | ByPrasun Sonwalkar

UK court remands Nirav Modi till June 27

Modi was arrested by uniformed Scotland Yard officers on an extradition warrant from a Metro Bank branch in central London as he attempted to open a new bank account on March 19 and has been in prison since.
The judge also asked the Indian government to provide within 14 days the information on which prison he will be held at.(HT Photo)
The judge also asked the Indian government to provide within 14 days the information on which prison he will be held at.(HT Photo)
Updated on May 30, 2019 05:23 PM IST
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UK court denies bail to Nirav Modi for third time

Modi’s defence team doubled the bail security to 2 million pounds and offered he would stay on 24-hour curfew at his London flat.
“This is a large fraud and the doubling of security to 2 million pounds is not enough to cover a combination of concerns that he would fail to surrender (if bail is granted),” said Judge Arbuthnot.(HT Photo)
“This is a large fraud and the doubling of security to 2 million pounds is not enough to cover a combination of concerns that he would fail to surrender (if bail is granted),” said Judge Arbuthnot.(HT Photo)
Updated on May 09, 2019 05:01 PM IST
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London | ByPrasun Sonwalkar

Nirav Modi to make third bail bid in UK court this week

Nirav Modi, 48, who is currently lodged in the Wandsworth hail in west London, will need to cite new grounds to seek bail. Under rules, another application can only be made if there is a change of circumstances.
Diamantaire Nirav Modi, who is facing an extradition request from India and has been twice denied bail by the Westminster magistrates court after his arrest in March, is due to make his third bid to secure bail in the court on May 8.(Aniruddha Chowdhury/Mint)
Diamantaire Nirav Modi, who is facing an extradition request from India and has been twice denied bail by the Westminster magistrates court after his arrest in March, is due to make his third bid to secure bail in the court on May 8.(Aniruddha Chowdhury/Mint)
Published on May 05, 2019 09:49 PM IST
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London | ByPrasun Sonwalkar

‘Nirav Modi made death threats, offered bribe to witnesses’: Prosecutor tells UK court

Looking more dishevelled and dressed in a similar white shirt as his first court appearance last week, the 48-year-old was brought to the dock to be produced before Westminster Magistrates Court Chief Magistrate Emma Arbuthnot and sat behind a glass enclosure as the hearing got underway.
Nirav Modi
Nirav Modi
Updated on Mar 29, 2019 08:38 PM IST
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Additional evidence against Nirav Modi submitted in UK court

Arbuthnot is the same judge who had ordered the extradition of former Kingfisher Airlines boss Vijay Mallya last December.
The defence is deliberating over that new file and the judge will review it before Modi is produced before her for his second bail application hearing around 12.30 (local time).(Aniruddha Chowdhury/Mint)
The defence is deliberating over that new file and the judge will review it before Modi is produced before her for his second bail application hearing around 12.30 (local time).(Aniruddha Chowdhury/Mint)
Updated on Mar 29, 2019 06:37 PM IST
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UK court set to decide on Vijay Mallya’s appeal against extradition

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.
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)
Updated on Mar 27, 2019 07:02 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, London | ByPrasun Sonwalkar

After Chawla and Mallya, Nirav Modi extradition next big case in UK

Nirva Modi’s case is set to begin in the Westminster Magistrates’ Court after British home secretary, Sajid Javid, last week certified India’s extradition request.
In this file photo, Nirav Modi Indian jewellery designer at his office in Lower Parel, in Mumbai .(Aniruddha Chowdhury/Mint file photo)
In this file photo, Nirav Modi Indian jewellery designer at his office in Lower Parel, in Mumbai .(Aniruddha Chowdhury/Mint file photo)
Updated on Mar 11, 2019 12:59 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, London | ByPrasun Sonwalkar

UK court to formalise cricket bookie Sanjeev Chawla’s extradition

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)
Updated on Jan 07, 2019 07:00 AM IST
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Fresh trouble for Mallya as he faces bankruptcy proceedings in UK court

The latest legal action by SBI and other lenders relates to declaring Mallya bankrupt as part of their efforts to seize his assets in the UK to recover the loans. He is planning to contest the fresh petition which, according him, is “not sustainable”.
Liquor baron Vijay Mallya is now facing bankruptcy proceedings in a London court (File Photo)(AP)
Liquor baron Vijay Mallya is now facing bankruptcy proceedings in a London court (File Photo)(AP)
Updated on Dec 16, 2018 11:49 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, London | ByPrasun Sonwalkar

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

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”.
A UK court has ordered Vijay Mallya’s extradition to India.(Reuters)
A UK court has ordered Vijay Mallya’s extradition to India.(Reuters)
Updated on Dec 10, 2018 09:31 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, London | ByPrasun Sonwalkar

Vijay Mallya LIVE updates: “Nothing to be shocked about,” says businessman on UK court’s extradition order

A court in the United Kingdom ordered on Monday to extradite Vijay Mallya to India to face charges of financial irregularities running into thousands of crores but the businessman is unlikely to return anytime soon.The 62-year-old former boss of Kingfisher Airlines has been on bail since his arrest on an extradition warrant in April last year. He has contested that the extradition case against him is “politically motivated” and the loans he has been accused of defrauding on were sought to keep his now-defunct airline afloat.Here are the live updates:

A court in the United Kingdom will decide on Vijay Mallya’s extradition to India today to face charges of financial irregularities(AP)
A court in the United Kingdom will decide on Vijay Mallya’s extradition to India today to face charges of financial irregularities(AP)
Updated on Dec 10, 2018 08:49 PM IST
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Sushma Swaraj reveals Modi’s response to May on British courts questioning Indian jails in Mallya case

Sushma Swaraj revealed how PM Modi had told his British counterpart Theresa May that her country’s courts were wrong in questioning the condition of Indian jails in the case of Vijay Mallya’s extradition.
External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj said India has sent Vijay Mallya’s extradition request to the UK and the case in going on in British courts.(HT/Mohd Zakir)
External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj said India has sent Vijay Mallya’s extradition request to the UK and the case in going on in British courts.(HT/Mohd Zakir)
Updated on May 28, 2018 08:56 PM IST
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