Nirav Modi: News

15 Apr 2023

Mehul Choksi

Big relief for Mehul Choksi, can't be extradited from Antigua 

Fugitive diamantaire Mehul Choksi—who is wanted in India for his involvement in a Rs. 13,500 crore fraud case—got a big relief from the High Court of Antigua and Barbuda, reported ANI.

16 Dec 2022

PNB Scam

Nirav Modi could be extradited from UK in 28 days

Fugitive billionaire diamantaire Nirav Modi is likely to be extradited to India from the United Kingdom (UK) in 28 days.

09 Nov 2022

Punjab National Bank

Nirav Modi's plea against extradition rejected by British court

A United Kingdom court on Wednesday rejected the plea of fugitive Nirav Modi against extradition to India to face the charges of fraud.

DHFL Scam: AgustaWestland chopper seized in India's biggest bank fraud

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has seized an AgustaWestland chopper from the property of one Avinash Bhosale as part of the Diwan Housing Finance Corporation Ltd. scam.

21 May 2022

Punjab National Bank

Dominica withdraws illegal entry case against fugitive Mehul Choksi

In a relief to fugitive diamantaire Mehul Choksi, Dominican authorities withdrew the proceedings over his "illegal entry" into the island nation, officials said on Saturday.

Nirav Modi's aide Subhash Parab arrested by CBI in Mumbai

Subhash Shankar Parab, a close associate of fugitive Nirav Modi, was brought to India from Cairo and arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in Mumbai on Tuesday, according to reports.

19 Oct 2021

New York City

Nirav Modi's plea on dismissing fraud allegations rejected by court

A bankruptcy court in the United States has rejected a petition filed by fugitive Indian businessman Nirav Modi and two of his associates, seeking the dismissal of fraud allegations against them.

23 Jun 2021

Vijay Mallya

Banks given Rs. 9,300cr seized from Mallya, Modi, Choksi: ED

The Enforcement Directorate on Wednesday said that it had transferred over Rs. 9,300 crore to public sector banks (PSBs) and the central government after attaching or seizing the assets of fugitive billionaires Mehul Choksi, Nirav Modi, and Vijay Mallya.

16 Apr 2021

United Kingdom

UK government clears Nirav Modi's extradition to India

The extradition of fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi has been cleared by the United Kingdom government.

26 Feb 2021

PNB Scam

Arthur Road jail readies special cell to lodge Nirav Modi

With a UK court ruling in favor of extradition of fugitive diamond merchant Nirav Modi, wanted in India on charges of fraud and money laundering in Punjab National Bank (PNB) scam case, Mumbai's Arthur Road jail has kept a special cell ready to lodge him, an official said on Friday.

25 Feb 2021


Nirav Modi can be extradited to India: UK court

A United Kingdom court on Thursday ruled that fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi can be extradited to India, stating that he has a "case to answer for in India."

25 Feb 2021

PNB Scam

UK court to decide on Nirav Modi's extradition today

A court in the United Kingdom (UK) will decide today whether beleaguered diamantaire Nirav Modi, wanted in connection with the Punjab National Bank (PNB) scam, must be extradited to India or not.

06 Jan 2021

Narendra Modi

Nirav Modi's sister, brother-in-law turn approvers, will testify against him

Fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi's younger sister and brother-in-law have turned approvers in the Punjab National Bank (PNB) scam case and will now testify against him after a special court in Mumbai accepted their request seeking a pardon on Monday.

26 Aug 2020

Delhi High Court

Mehul Choksi moves Delhi HC over Netflix's 'Bad Boy Billionaires'

Fugitive diamond merchant Mehul Choksi on Wednesday moved the Delhi High Court against an upcoming Netflix docuseries.

12 Feb 2020

Narendra Modi

Vijay Mallya, Nirav Modi, Anil Ambani may lose these assets

In a bid to recover debt from Indian tycoon owners of bankrupt companies, creditors are now looking at their personal possessions.

07 Nov 2019

Punjab National Bank

If extradited to India, I will kill myself: Nirav Modi

Fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi, who is lodged in a prison in UK, wants to be released. And now, that his bail pleas have been junked repeatedly, he has taken to threats.

03 Nov 2019


13 cars linked to Nirav Modi to be auctioned soon

As many as 13 motor vehicles, including luxury cars, linked to disgraced diamond businessman Nirav Modi are set to be auctioned by the Enforcement Directorate in Mumbai on Thursday, November 7.

26 Sep 2019


'Crook' Mehul Choksi will be deported to India: Antigua PM

The days of Mehul Choksi's freedom are numbered and if all goes well, he will be deported to India, a statement from Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister has hinted.

31 Jul 2019

Narendra Modi

Mallya and Modi's extradition cases to be heard in 2020

In a recent development, the extradition trial of fugitive businessman Nirav Modi in UK's Westminster Magistrates Court will be held next year, reports HT.

Swiss bank accounts of Nirav Modi, having Rs. 280cr, seized

There seems to be no end to troubles of beleaguered diamantaire Nirav Modi, who is the prime accused in the Rs. 13,700 crore PNB fraud.

25 Jun 2019


Mehul Choksi will be extradited, says Antigua's PM

India's grip is tightening around Mehul Choksi, and soon he might be extradited.

12 Jun 2019


Nirav Modi's fourth bail plea rejected by UK court

On Wednesday, the Royal Courts of Justice denied the bail application of fugitive businessman Nirav Modi. This was the fourth time that Modi, a prime accused in multi-crore PNB scam, approached a court seeking respite.

26 Apr 2019


London court rejects Nirav Modi's bail plea for third time

On Friday, a UK court rejected bail application of fugitive Indian businessman Nirav Modi for the third time. He was presented before Westminster Magistrates Court via video conferencing.

17 Apr 2019


Government removes ED Mumbai chief over Nirav Modi case controversy

Enforcement Directorate's Special Director in Mumbai, Vineet Agarwal, has been removed from the post by the government on Tuesday.

Nirav Modi-owned 13 luxury cars to go under hammer

After his 68 artworks, fugitive billionaire Nirav Modi's 13 luxury cars will reportedly go on auction on April 18.

30 Mar 2019


ED officer probing Nirav Modi case removed, reinstated hours later

In a concerning turn of events, the Enforcement Directorate officer who was investigating the Nirav Modi case was relieved of his duties on Friday evening, only to be reinstated at the post hours later.

29 Mar 2019


#NiravModiExtradition: London court rejects fugitive Nirav Modi's second bail plea

The Westminster Magistrates' Court in London has once again denied bail to fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi wanted in the Rs. 13,500-crore Punjab National Bank scam.

26 Mar 2019

Narendra Modi

68 artworks owned by billionaire Nirav Modi up for auction

68 artworks, owned by fugitive billionaire Nirav Modi, which are at display for preview in Mumbai's JK Banquet, are set to go on auction today.

21 Mar 2019


Nirav Modi planned plastic surgery to evade arrest: Report

Fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi, the prime accused in the Rs. 13,000 crore Punjab National Bank fraud, tried different routes to evade arrest, reports TOI.

21 Mar 2019

Narendra Modi

After Nirav Modi's bail rejection, PM says "Chowkidar is alert"

Fugitive businessman Nirav Modi, who is the prime accused in the Rs. 13,000 crore PNB fraud, was denied bail by a UK court on Wednesday. He will stay in prison till March 29.

20 Mar 2019


Fugitive businessman Nirav Modi arrested in London, claims report

Nirav Modi, the fugitive businessman, who is the main accused in the multi-crore PNB scam has been arrested in London, claimed NDTV.

13 Mar 2019


India didn't show interest in pursuing Nirav Modi's case: Report

India apparently didn't show interest in pursuing the case of Nirav Modi, the fugitive diamantaire who was spotted in London last week claims a report by NDTV.

09 Mar 2019

Pakistan News

India wants "naya" Pakistan to take "naya" action against terrorism

A day after Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan said he wouldn't allow his country's soil to be used for terrorism abroad, New Delhi on Saturday asked him to move beyond words.

09 Mar 2019


Nirav Modi spotted in London, running diamond business: Report

Nirav Modi, the fugitive diamantaire wanted in the multi-crore PNB scam, is living freely in London, a report in The Telegraph confirmed.

08 Mar 2019

Bombay High Court

Nirav Modi's bungalow, worth Rs. 100 crore, demolished using explosives

Fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi's sprawling seaside bungalow located in Alibaug, Maharashtra was demolished on Friday.

14 Dec 2018

Nitin Gadkari

Calling one time defaulter 'chor' unfair, says Gadkari on Mallyaji

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Thursday said it was unfair to call businessman Vijay Mallya a chor just because he couldn't repay the loan once. He added Mallya had been repaying the loan for 40 years.

13 Dec 2018


#PNBScam: Interpol issues red corner notice against Mehul Choksi

Almost half a year after Interpol had issued a red corner notice against absconding diamantaire Nirav Modi, the agency has issued a red corner notice against his uncle and accomplice in the Rs. 14,000cr PNB scam, Mehul Choksi.

05 Dec 2018

Vijay Mallya

Please take it: Mallya offers to repay 100% to banks

With five days remaining for a UK court's verdict on whether fugitive business tycoon Vijay Mallya can be extradited to India, Mallya seems to be rattled.

27 Oct 2018

Narendra Modi

SK Mishra appointed new ED chief; Karnal Singh retires

IRS officer Sanjay Kumar Mishra was today appointed the new Chief of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in an additional capacity.

25 Oct 2018

Hong Kong

ED seizes Nirav Modi's Rs. 255cr-worth assets in Hong Kong

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) today said it has attached valuables and jewelry worth Rs. 255 crore in Hong Kong of diamond jeweler Nirav Modi in connection with the alleged $2 billion fraud in Punjab National Bank (PNB).

17 Oct 2018


PNB Fraud: ED attaches Rs. 218.46cr-worth assets of Choksi, others

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Wednesday seized assets worth over Rs. 218 crore in the nearly Rs. 13,000 crore loan fraud case probe, officials said.

10 Oct 2018


Nirav Modi's fake diamonds cost this Canadian man his relationship

The man behind the multi-crore banking fraud in India, Nirav Modi, had sold a Canadian national two fake diamond rings costing him $200,000.

01 Oct 2018


PNB scam: ED attaches Nirav Modi's property worth Rs. 637cr

On Monday, the Enforcement Directorate attached properties and bank account related to fugitive Nirav Modi worth Rs. 637 crore.

27 Sep 2018


#PNBScam: Choksi gets time to reply to ED plea

A special court yesterday gave diamond jeweler Mehul Choksi, a key accused in PNB bank fraud case, time till October 30 to file his reply to an Enforcement Directorate (ED) plea seeking to declare him a "fugitive" under Fugitive Economic Offenders Act.

19 Sep 2018


PNB Scam: India's largest law firm under investigators' scanners

According to Reuters, India's largest law firm, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas (CAM) has come under scrutiny in connection with the Rs. 14,000cr PNB scam after investigators seized documents relating to the scam from CAM premises.

15 Sep 2018


Congress's charges against Jaitley over Mallya meeting 'ridiculous': Sena

The Shiv Sena today hit out at the Congress saying its allegations against Finance Minister Arun Jaitley over fugitive tycoon Vijay Mallya's claims on meeting him were "ridiculous".

10 Sep 2018


#PNBScam: Interpol issues Red Corner Notice against Nirav Modi's sister

Interpol has issued a Red Corner Notice (RCN) against Purvi Modi, a Belgian national and absconding billionaire jeweler Nirav Modi's sister, in connection with the alleged $2 billion PNB money laundering case, officials said Monday.

21 Aug 2018

South Korea

From this Friday, use Metro card for your bus-rides too!

Come August 24, and you'll be able to use your metro card for paying for your bus rides!

United Kingdom authorities confirm Nirav Modi is in UK

The United Kingdom authorities have confirmed that diamantaire Nirav Modi is in the UK. Further, it has been reported that the CBI has already filed a case for his extradition.

05 Aug 2018


President approves law deterring fugitive economic offenders from fleeing country

President Ram Nath Kovind has given assent to "Fugitive Economic Offenders Act, 2018" that deters fugitive economic offenders to evade legal process in India and flee the country.