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  • ED team in Singapore to track down Nirav Modi

    New Delhi: In a bid to tighten the noose around fugitive diamond jeweller Nirav Modi, wanted in India in a Rs 13,500 crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud case, a three-member Enforcement Directorate (ED) team has reached Singapore.

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    Absconding businessman Nirav Modi’s uncle Mehul Choksi is not in US, informs Interpol

    New Delhi: The Interpol Washington has said that absconding diamantaire Nirav Modi’s uncle Mehul Choksi is not in the United States. According to government sources, the Interpol Washington responded to India’s request last Wednesday stating that Choksi is not in the US. India has written back to the Interpol seeking further details of Choksi’s whereabouts, the sources added.

  • ITRs of HNI buyers of Nirav jewellery under lens

    New Delhi : The Income Tax Department has decided to re-assess the ITRs of over 50 high net-worth individuals (HNIs) who purchased costly jewellery from firms owned by absconding diamantaire Nirav Modi, official sources said on Friday.

  • Mamata denounces I-T raids at hospital of Yogendra’s  sisters

    Kolkata : West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday condemned the I-T raids at a hospital owned by Swaraj India chief Yogendra Yadav’s sisters at Rewari and alleged that the BJP was using government agencies to silence opposition voices before the general election.

  • ED seeks court order declaring Nirav Modi, Mehul Choksi fugitives

    Mumbai: The ED on Wednesday approached a special court here seeking its order to declare diamond merchants Nirav Modi and his uncle Mehul Choksi — both accused in over Rs 13,500 crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) loan fraud case as fugitives because they fled from India a month before they were named in the multi-crore fraudulent case.

  • PNB Scam: Interpol issues red corner notice against Nirav Modi

    New Delhi: A Red Corner Notice has been issued against absconding diamantaire Nirav Modi by the Interpol in connection with the multi-crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) scam. Interpol has also issued Red Corner Notice against Nirav’s brother Nishal Modi and his company’s executive Subhash Parab in connection with the scam.

  • Nirav Modi case: ED files chargesheet against Mehul Choksi and 13 others in PNB scam

    Mumbai: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) filed a prosecution complaint against Mehul Choksi and thirteen other people in connection with the Punjab National Bank (PNB) scam on Thursday. The chargesheet was filed before the special Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) court against Choksi and thirteen others.

  • Nirav Modi did not have more than one Indian passport: Ministry of External Affairs

    New Delhi, The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) has written to several European countries seeking help in tracing bank fraud fugitive Nirav Modi even as it asserted that he did not have more than one Indian passport in his possession. MEA Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said the ministry has also sent messages to all its missions abroad to get in touch with local governments to deny entry to Modi and

  • PNB Scam: Accused challenges PMLA court’s jurisdiction, seeks transfer of case to the CBI court

    Mumbai: An accused in the multi-crore Punjab National Bank (PBM) scam on Wednesday moved the PMLA court here challenging its jurisdiction and sought transfer of the case to CBI court. Besides, another accused in the case on Wednesday filed an application before the special CBI court claiming lack of coordination between the two prosecuting agencies — the Central Bureau Of  Investigation (CBI) and the Enforcement Directorate (ED).

  • PNB Scam: MEA writes to European countries to trace Nirav Modi

    New Delhi: The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) has sought assistance from select European countries to trace and restrict absconding diamantaire Nirav Modi‘s movements. As per sources, the MEA, last week, had written letters regarding the same to France, United Kingdom, and Belgium.

  • Nirav Modi: Court allows ED to start extradition process

    Mumbai: A special court here on Tuesday allowed the Enforcement Directorate’s plea seeking extradition of fugitive billionaire jeweller Nirav Modi in a money laundering case related to the US$ 2 billion Punjab National Bank (PNB) loan fraud.

  • Chanda Kochhar gone, message is loud & clear

    As the country just began to come out of the shock of Jeweller Nirav Modi, who allegedly duped the nation’s major bank, the Punjab National Bank and found his way out of India not to return unless a miracle takes place, yet another scandal came down bitterly and heavily on banking circle; this time it was Bank of Maharashtra, that went out of the way to oblige Pune’s super-builder S R Kulkarni, who, along

  • ‘Nirav Modi stayed just above a jewellery store in London’

    London : Indian billionaire Nirav Modi was living in a flat just above his jewellery store in the posh Mayfair area of London while he was being hunted in India for an alleged money laundering case linked to over USD 2 billion, according to a media report on Sunday.

  • PNB Scam: ‘Hacked’ CBI account may explain why Nirav Modi stays ahead of law

    New Delhi: The CBI admitted on Monday that though information about Nirav Modi’s passport being revoked had been flashed in the Interpol central database on February 24, several countries ignored the alert and still allowed him to travel .The admission came even as TV channel News 18 revealed that the official email account of CBI Joint Director Rajiv Singh, who heads the banking fraud division, which