Free Press Journal
  • SC dismisses plea against C’garh govt’s Agusta chopper purchase

    New Delhi : The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed petitions seeking a probe into alleged irregularities in the purchase of the AgustaWestland helicopter by the BJP government of Chhattisgarh in 2006-07 for VIP use, saying there were “no grounds to accept the prayer for probe” and “no clear issue of genuine public interest” was involved.

  • Panama Papers: ED seizes assets of Ahd company

    New Delhi : The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Friday said it has seized assets worth Rs 48.87 crore, under the FEMA law, of an Ahmedabad-based company in connection with its probe in the ‘Panama Papers’ case. The central probe agency identified the firm as Ms. Sintex Industries Limited and said it is linked to Amit Patel and Rahul Patel, whose names “had figured in the Panama Papers case with respect to their

  • BJP MP Jayant Sinha on Paradise Papers: All transactions were fully disclosed

    New Delhi: Union Minister Jayant Sinha on Monday defended himself through a series of tweets after his name appeared in the “Paradise Papers” leak. Sinha said all transactions related to him which have been mentioned in the Indian Express investigation were “fully disclosed” to relevant authorities and were done in his “official capacity, not personal”.

  • Panama Papers scribe killed in Malta car bomb

    Valletta: A journalist who led the Panama Papers probe into corruption in Malta was killed on Monday in a car bomb near her residence, the media reported.

  • Big B, Aishwarya submit documents to ED in Panama Papers case

    New Delhi: Bollywood Superstar Amitabh Bachchan and his daughter-in-law Aishwarya Rai Bachchan on Tuesday submitted documents of their financial dealings to the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in connection with the ongoing Panama Papers probe.

  • Nawaz Sharif, family rebuff NAB for the second time

    Lahore : Ousted Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his family members on Sunday failed for the second time to appear before the country’s top anti-graft body which wants to interrogate them over money laundering and corruption charges revealed by the Panama Papers.

  • Sharif, sons fail to appear before anti-corruption body

    Lahore : Ousted Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his two sons on Friday failed to appear before the top anti-graft body, which wanted to interrogate them over money laundering and corruption charges revealed by the Panama Papers.

  • NAB initiates fresh probe against Sharif and family

    Lahore : The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has begun fresh investigations to prepare four references against ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s family in accordance with the July 28 Supreme Court verdict for his disqualification.

  • NAB directorates initiate fresh investigations against Nawaz Sharif family

    Lahore: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has begun fresh investigations to prepare four references against ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s family in accordance with the July 28 Supreme Court verdict for his disqualification.

  • Panamagate verdict: Pakistan Supreme Court to decide Nawaz Sharif’s fate today

    Islamabad: A five-judge bench of Pakistan Supreme Court is set to announce the verdict in the Panama Papers case on Friday, thereby deciding the fate of a thrice-elected Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. The bench headed by Justice Asif Saeed Khosa will announce the historic verdict. Khosa in April 20 judgement declared Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif ‘disqualified’ for not being honest to the nation. He had also directed the Election Commission of Pakistan

  • Pak SC concludes Panama case hearing against Sharif, family

    Islamabad: Pakistan’s Supreme Court today concluded hearing the high-profile Panama Papers case against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his family for alleged corruption, but reserved its verdict that could jeopardise his political future.

  • Decision on Pakistan PM Sharif’s disqualification soon: SC

    Islamabad : The three-member special Supreme Court implementation bench hearing the Panama Papers case on Tuesday observed that it would take a decision on Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s disqualification or sending the matter to an accountability court after reviewing all the material in his regard.