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25-Jun-2019 New Delhi

'Nirav Modi-PNB fraud a familiar rerun, not the last'

The Rs 14,000 crore Nirav Modi-PNB scam is not the first and certainly not the last despite elaborate checks prescribed by the regulators, says a new book by B.V. Kumar, a former head of the Directorate of Revenue (Intelligence) who was in the thick of the...

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...

01-May-2019 New Delhi

Saradha Scam: Singhvi says CBI playing a political game

Senior advocate Abhishek Manu Singhvi appearing for former Kolkata Commissioner of Police (CP) Rajeev Kumar in the Saradha scam case submitted before the Supreme Court on Wednesday that the whole episode of the CBI insisting on Kumar's arrest is a political...

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...

10-Dec-2018 Kolkata

Trinamool MP quizzed by CBI in Saradha scam

Trinamool Congress MP and party General Secretary Subrata Bakshi was quizzed by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday in connection with the ongoing probe of the multi-crore 'Saradha' chit fund case.Citing that the matter was "sub judice", Bakshi...

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...

27-Sep-2018 Bhopal

Vyapam case: FIR ordered against Digvijay, Kamal Nath, Scindia

A Special Court here has ordered an FIR against Congress leaders Digvijay Singh, Jyotiraditya Scindia, Kamal Nath and Vyapam scam whistleblower Prashant Pandey on a petition filed by BJP's legal cell advocate Santosh Sharma.Judge Suresh Singh, late on...

19-Sep-2018 Bhopal

Rs 2 cr scam unearthed in women, child department in MP

A scam of around Rs 2 crore has been unearthed in Madhya Pradesh's Women and Child Development (WCD) Department, police said on Wednesday.An FIR was registered by the police after WCD Joint Director Swarnim Shukla on Tuesday filed a complaint against 14...

14-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Saradha scam: ED given time to respond to Nalini Chidambaram plea

The Supreme Court on Friday gave Enforcement Directorate (ED) and others two weeks to respond to Nalini Chidambaram's plea against her summoning in the Saradha chit fund scam case.Nalini Chidambaram is a senior lawyer practising in Supreme Court.The bench...

12-Sep-2018 New Delhi

ED chargesheets Pearls Group in Rs 48K cr ponzi scam

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Wednesday filed a charge- sheet against Pearls Group and its chief Nirmal Singh Bhangoo in connection with a ponzi scam involving over Rs 48,000 crore.Apart from Bhangoo, who is in judicial custody, three of his colleagues...

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...

07-Sep-2018 Chennai

Gutkha scam: Chennai ex-police commissioner George pleads innocence

Former Chennai Police Commissioner S. George on Friday said he has not received any money from any gutkha manufacturer.The former city police chief told reporters here that at the time when the scam surfaced, it was blown up to prevent him and T.K. Rajendran...

06-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Gutkha scam : CBI arrests four

The CBI on Thursday said it has arrested four persons including the promoters and directors of Jayem Industries and officers of the Food Safety and Drug Administration and Excise Department in connection with the multi-crore gutkha scam in Tamil Nadu.A Central...

05-Sep-2018 Chennai

CBI raids TN Minister, DGP in gutkha scam

CBI officials from New Delhi on Wednesday searched the residences of several persons including Health and Family Welfare Minister C. Vijayabasker and Director General of Police (DGP) T.K. Rajendran in connection with a multi-crore gutkha scam."Separate CBI...

22-Aug-2018 Kolkata

Saradha Scam: CBI plans to question four Bengal IPS officers

The CBI has written to the West Bengal police chief wanting to question four senior IPS officers in the state, including Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajiv Kumar, in connection with the multi-crore Saradha chit fund scam, an agency official said on Wednesday.The...

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...

31-Jul-2018 Bhopal

Four awarded four-year jail term in Vyapam scam

A special CBI court here on Tuesday awarded jail term to four persons for their involvement in the infamous Vyapam scam in Madhya Pradesh, officials said on Tuesday.Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) prosecutor Pawan Pathak told reporters that the four...

11-Jun-2018 New Delhi

CBI has no information about Nirav Modi's whereabouts

The CBI has no idea about the whereabouts of the diamantaire Nirav Modi, who is absconding in the Rs 14,500 crore Punjab National Bank fraud case, informed sources said on Monday against the backdrop of reports from London that he has sought asylum in Britain.They...

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 Ranchi

37 convicted in fodder scam case

A special CBI court in Ranchi on Monday convicted 37 people and acquitted five in one of the cases related to the fodder scam.The case (number RC 45A/96) related to fraudulent withdrawal of Rs 34.91 crore from Dumka treasury during 1991-92 and 1995-96.This...

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 Jammu

Gulmarg Land Scam: Baramulla Court to conclude trial expeditiously

In a significant order a Division Bench of the State High Court (Jammu Wing) comprising Justice Alok Aradhe and Justice Tashi Rabstan has directed the 1st Additional Sessions Judge, Baramulla to take steps for completion of the trial expeditiously. The...

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...

01-Apr-2018 Bengaluru

CBI files Rs 19cr UCO bank fraud case

The CBI has registered a fresh bank fraud case amounting to Rs 19.03 crore that was sanctioned by UCO Bank to 18 fake borrowers under various home and property loan schemes with concessional interest rates in 2013 and 2016, it was announced on Sunday.The...

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