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02-May-2019 New Delhi

PNB ruined Gitanjali Gems to hide its misdeeds: Mehul Choksi

Key accused in the PNB fraud case, Mehul Choksi on Thursday said the state-run Punjab National Bank intentionally "destroyed" Gitanjali Gems, the luxury brand owned by him, with an aim to hide its "own wrongdoings".He said that the company should not have...

22-Mar-2019 Mumbai

PNB fraud: Choksi cites risk to life, moves court

One of the key accused in the PNB fraud case, Mehul Choksi, on Friday moved a fresh application in a special Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) court in Mumbai seeking cancellation of a non-bailable warrant against him.His application came three days...

06-Nov-2018 New Delhi

PNB fraud: ED arrests Choksi's Hong Kong firm director

The Enforcement Directorate on Tuesday said that it has arrested from Kolkata a director of a shell company of fugitive diamentaire Mehul Choksi in the Rs 13,500 crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud case."We have arrested Deepak Krishna Rao Kulkarni from...

01-Oct-2018 New Delhi

PNB fraud: ED attaches Nirav Modi's foreign assets worth Rs 637 cr

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) said on Monday it has attached foreign properties of fugitive diamond jeweller Nirav Modi worth Rs 637 crore, including two apartments in New Yorks Central Park, even as the agency continued its investigation into the Punjab...

01-Oct-2018 New Delhi

ED attaches Nirav Modi's foreign assets worth Rs 637 cr

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) said on Monday it has attached foreign properties of fugitive diamond jeweller Nirav Modi worth Rs 637 crore, including two apartments in New Yorks Central Park, in its ongoing investigation into the Punjab National Bank...

11-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Allegations false, ED attached my property illegally : Mehul Choksi

Amid Indias efforts to get a red corner notice against him, fugitive PNB scam accused Mehul Choksi, in his first message from his hideout in Antigua, denied allegations of any wrongdoing and instead accused the ED of "illegally" attaching his properties.In...

13-Aug-2018 New Delhi

PNB scam: Centre dismisses former MD on last day of service

The central government on Monday dismissed former Allahabad Bank Managing Director Usha Ananthasubramanian on the day she was to superannuate from service, according to an official notification.In May this year, Ananthasubramanian had been divested of all...

14-May-2018 Mumbai

PNB scam: CBI chargesheet names Allahabad Bank CEO, 21 others

The CBI on Monday filed a chargesheet against Allahabad Bank MD and CEO Usha Ananthasubramanian and 21 others, including 11 bank officials, in the over Rs 13,000 crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud case in which diamantaire Nirav Modi and his uncle Mehul...

09-Apr-2018 Mumbai

PNB fallout : CBI may act against top law firm

A leading Mumbai law firm may face action by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in connection with the possession of some unauthorised documents pertaining to the ongoing probe in the Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud case, official sources said...

08-Apr-2018 Mumbai

Non-bailable warrants issued against Nirav Modi, Mehul Choksi

A special CBI court here on Sunday issued non-bailable warrants (NBWs)against diamantaire Nirav Modi and his uncle Mehul Choksi in connection with Rs 13,500 crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud.The court's move comes following Central Bureau of Investigation...

06-Apr-2018 New Delhi

PNB fraud: CBI questions former RBI Deputy Governor

The CBI on Friday questioned the Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) former Deputy Governor Harun Rashid Khan in connection with Rs 13,500 crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud involving diamantaire Nirav Modi and his uncle Mehul Choksi, an official said.Informed...

05-Apr-2018 New Delhi

PNB fraud: CBI questions four RBI officials

The CBI on Thursday questioned four Reserve Bank of India (RBI) officials in connection with Rs 13,500 crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud involving diamantaire Nirav Modi and his uncle Mehul Choksi, an official said.Those questioned includes three Chief...

05-Apr-2018 New Delhi

PNB fraud: CBI questions four RBI officials

The CBI on Thursday questioned four Reserve Bank of India (RBI) officials in connection with Rs 13,500 crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud involving diamantaire Nirav Modi and his uncle Mehul Choksi, an official said.Those questioned includes three Chief...

29-Mar-2018 New Delhi

PNB to honour all inter-bank LoUs, FLCs

State-run lender Punjab National Bank (PNB) will honour all inter-bank Letters of Undertaking (LoUs) and Foreign Letters of Credit (FLCs) issued by it which mature on or before March 31, 2018.The decision was taken by the Board of PNB in a meeting held on Wednesday."The...

23-Mar-2018 New Delhi

CBI lodges case in another bank fraud involving Rs 445 cr

In yet another case of bank fraud, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday filed a case against 31 persons, including a General Manager of IDBI Bank, for allegedly defrauding the lender of Rs 445 crore, given out as loans which have since turned...

17-Mar-2018 Mumbai

Rs 9.1-cr Chandri Paper fraud reported to CBI on Feb 13 : PNB

The Punjab National Bank (PNB) on Saturday clarified that Rs 9.10 crore fraud unearthed pertaining to Chandri Paper and Allied Products was not a new fraud."It is not a new fraud. Fraud had already been declared in respect of fradulent and unauthorised issuance...

15-Mar-2018 New Delhi

CBI arrests R.P. Info System directors in Rs 515 cr bank fraud

The CBI on Thursday arrested two directors of Kolkata-based computer manufacturing firm R.P. Info System for allegedly cheating a consortium of banks to the tune of Rs 515.15 crore, an official said.Those arrested have been identified as Shivaji Panja and...

15-Mar-2018 New Delhi

Ex-PNB official Shetty booked in Rs 9-cr LoU fraud with another company

Apparently, the Nirav Modi and Mehul Choksi groups were not the only ones indulging in frauds related to Letters of Undertaking (LoUs) issued by the Punjab National Bank (PNB) officials.The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has filed another case against former...

13-Mar-2018 New Delhi

PNB discloses Rs 942 cr additional exposure to Gitanjali group

The Punjab National Bank (PNB) has filed a fresh complaint to the CBI alleging it has uncovered additional exposure of about Rs 942.18 crore defraud by Gitanjali Group of companies in connection with a multi-crore fraud.The PNB, the country's second-biggest...

13-Mar-2018 Mumbai

PNB fraud fallout: RBI scraps Letters of Undertaking system

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Tuesday discontinued the system of issuing Letters of Undertaking (LoUs) by banks for availing trade credits for imports into India in the wake of the Rs 12,600 crore fraud on state-run Punjab National Bank (PNB) unveiled...

12-Mar-2018 New Delhi

Arun Jaitley silent on PNB scam to protect daughter : Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday alleged that Finance Minister Arun Jaitley was silent on the Rs 12,600 crore PNB fraud case to "protect his lawyer daughter" and asked why her firm was not "raided"."It's now revealed that our Finance Minister's silence...

11-Mar-2018 New Delhi

PNB fraud overreaction may hugely hurt credit flow : Assocham

Overreaction by banks and investigative agencies to the Rs 12,600 crore fraud on state-run Punjab National Bank (PNB) which came to light last month could hurt essential credit disbursement to trade and industry, tempering growth expectations, industry association...

08-Mar-2018 New Delhi

PNB fraud accused Choksi says impossible to return to India

Gitanjail Group promoter Mehul Choksi, accused of involvement in the Rs 12,600 crore fraud against the Punjab National Bank (PNB), has said it was "impossible" for him to return to India, citing health reasons and suspension of his passport.In a March 7 dated...

08-Mar-2018 New Delhi

CBI registers fresh Rs 321 crore case against Nirav Modi

The CBI on Thursday said that it has registered a fresh case against diamantaire Nirav Modi for causing a loss of Rs 321 crore to Punjab National Bank (PNB) by availing different credit facilities between 2013 and 2017.According to a Central Bureau of Investigation...

07-Mar-2018 New Delhi

High Court seeks ED response in Nirav Modi case

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday asked the Enforcement Directorate (ED) to file a response on a plea filed by Nirav Modi's firm Firestar Diamond against the probe agency proceedings in the multi-crore-rupee Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud case.A bench...

06-Mar-2018 New Delhi/Mumbai

PNB fraud: CBI questions top Gitanjali official

The CBI on Tuesday began questioning the Vice President of Banking Operations of Mehul Choksi's Gitanjali Group in connection with its ongoing probe into the multi-crore PNB fraud case, officials said."Vipul Chitalia was picked up for questioning," a Central...

05-Mar-2018 New Delhi/Mumbai

PNB fraud: CBI grills GM, gets remand of 4 accused till March 17

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday said it questioned a General Manager of the Treasury Division of Punjab National Bank (PNB) in connection with its ongoing probe into Rs 12,600-crore bank fraud case involving diamond jeweller Nirav Modi...

05-Mar-2018 New Delhi

Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha adjourned amid protests against PNB bank fraud

The Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha were adjourned on Monday as soon as they met for the second part of the budget session of Parliament amid opposition protests over the Punjab National Bank fraud and special status to Andhra Pradesh.The Lok Sabha was adjourned...

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