Articles about Mehul Choksi

Mehul Choksi masterminded PNB scam: Indian authorities tell Dominican court

12 Jun 2021

Mehul Choksi masterminded PNB scam: Indian authorities tell Dominican court

Diamantaire Mehul Choksi masterminded the Rs. 13,500 crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) scam, Indian authorities told Dominica's High Court of Justice on Saturday.

Mehul Choksi denied bail by Dominica High Court

12 Jun 2021

Mehul Choksi denied bail by Dominica High Court

The Dominica High Court has denied bail to fugitive diamantaire Mehul Choksi in the case of illegal entry into the island country, local Caribbean media reported.

Choksi's alleged girlfriend Barbara Jabarica denies role in his 'abduction'

09 Jun 2021

Choksi's alleged girlfriend Barbara Jabarica denies role in his 'abduction'

Barbara Jabarica, the alleged girlfriend of fugitive businessman Mehul Choksi, has rubbished reports that she was involved in his recent purported abduction.

Was thrashed brutally, abducted from Antigua to Dominica: Mehul Choksi

07 Jun 2021

Was thrashed brutally, abducted from Antigua to Dominica: Mehul Choksi

Fugitive diamantaire Mehul Choksi—accused in the Rs. 13,500-crore Punjab National Bank fraud case—claimed he was thrashed and abducted by some men claiming to be Antiguan policemen on May 23, the day he mysteriously went missing from Antigua and Barbuda.

Indian officials return from Dominica as Choksi's deportation case adjourned

04 Jun 2021

Indian officials return from Dominica as Choksi's deportation case adjourned

The high-profile team of Indian officials, that had flown down to Dominica to bring back fugitive businessman Mehul Choksi, is now headed home sans him.

Mehul Choksi denied bail by Dominica court over illegal entry

03 Jun 2021

Mehul Choksi denied bail by Dominica court over illegal entry

Mehul Choksi - the 62-year-old fugitive founder of India-based Gitanjali Group - has been denied bail by a court in Dominica for illegally entering the Caribbean island country from Antigua and Barbuda.

Mehul Choksi case: What are the legal issues before India?

02 Jun 2021

Mehul Choksi case: What are the legal issues before India?

India has been looking to gain custody of fugitive jeweler Mehul Choksi, wanted in the Rs. 13,000 crore PNB loan fraud case.

Choksi's 'romantic trip' with girlfriend reportedly landed him in jail

31 May 2021

Choksi's 'romantic trip' with girlfriend reportedly landed him in jail

Mehul Choksi - the fugitive Indian diamantaire - had probably planned a "romantic getaway" with his girlfriend before that plan turned awry and he was arrested in Dominica, Antigua and Barbuda's Prime Minister said citing reports.

Mehul Choksi cannot be immediately deported to India. Here's why

28 May 2021

Mehul Choksi cannot be immediately deported to India. Here's why

A court in Dominica - an island nation in the Caribbean - has put on hold the deportation of fugitive Indian jewelry merchant Mehul Choksi.

Fugitive Mehul Choksi held in Dominica, was fleeing to Cuba

27 May 2021

Fugitive Mehul Choksi held in Dominica, was fleeing to Cuba

Mehul Choksi - the fugitive Indian jewelry trader and one of the country's most wanted in connection with the Rs. 14,000 crore Punjab National Bank scam - has been captured in Dominica, reports say.

Mehul Choksi, fugitive businessman, goes missing in Antigua; probe on

25 May 2021

Mehul Choksi, fugitive businessman, goes missing in Antigua; probe on

Mehul Choksi - the fugitive jewelry businessman wanted in India in connection with the Rs. 14,000 crore PNB loan fraud - has gone missing in the island nation of Antigua and Barbuda, where he had been residing since 2018.

Top 100 wilful defaulters owe Rs. 84,632 crore to banks

10 Feb 2021

Top 100 wilful defaulters owe Rs. 84,632 crore to banks

The amount of money that the top 100 wilful defaulters owe banks increased in FY20, as compared to a year earlier. The defaulters owe Rs. 84,632 crore to lenders, up from FY19's figure of Rs. 80,344 crore.

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

06 Jan 2021

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.

Netflix partially releases 'Bad Boy Billionaires' amid legal battles

05 Oct 2020

Netflix partially releases 'Bad Boy Billionaires' amid legal battles

Streaming giant Netflix has finally released the controversial documentary Bad Boy Billionaires in India and around the world.

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

26 Aug 2020

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.

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

07 Nov 2019

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.

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

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.

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

31 Jul 2019

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

27 Jun 2019

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.

Mehul Choksi will be extradited, says Antigua's PM

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.

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

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.

Nirav Modi-owned 13 luxury cars to go under hammer

01 Apr 2019

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.

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

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.

68 artworks owned by billionaire Nirav Modi up for auction

26 Mar 2019

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.

Nirav Modi planned plastic surgery to evade arrest: Report

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.

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

21 Mar 2019

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.

Mehul Choksi's namesake just submitted thesis on PM Modi

18 Mar 2019

Mehul Choksi's namesake just submitted thesis on PM Modi

A student from Surat has submitted his doctorate thesis on Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Just like the subject of his research, the name of the student is equally interesting- Mehul Choksi.

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

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.

Nirav Modi spotted in London, running diamond business: Report

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.

#PNBScam: Mehul Choksi gives up Indian citizenship to avoid extradition

21 Jan 2019

#PNBScam: Mehul Choksi gives up Indian citizenship to avoid extradition

In what is being seen as a move to avoid extradition to India, fugitive businessman Mehul Choksi has surrendered his Indian passport to the Indian High Commission in Antigua and Barbuda.

#PNBScam: Interpol issues red corner notice against Mehul Choksi

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.

Following Choksi's footsteps? Wealthy Indians are rushing for new passports

10 Dec 2018

Following Choksi's footsteps? Wealthy Indians are rushing for new passports

There has been a growing interest among wealthy Indians to buy citizenship of other countries, ever since Mehul Choksi obtained a citizenship for Antigua in November 2017, TOI reports.

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

05 Dec 2018

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.

PNB Scam: Mehul Choksi's associate Deepak Kulkarni arrested in Kolkata

06 Nov 2018

PNB Scam: Mehul Choksi's associate Deepak Kulkarni arrested in Kolkata

After months, authorities have finally made a break in the Rs. 13,000cr PNB fraud case.

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

25 Oct 2018

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).

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

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.

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

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.

#PNBScam: Choksi gets time to reply to ED plea

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.

BJP hasn't developed any UPA project: Rahul in Amethi

25 Sep 2018

BJP hasn't developed any UPA project: Rahul in Amethi

Yesterday, Rahul Gandhi criticized BJP for not developing projects launched by the UPA government.

PNB scam: ED's allegations are baseless, claims Mehul Choksi

11 Sep 2018

PNB scam: ED's allegations are baseless, claims Mehul Choksi

Beleaguered diamantaire Mehul Choksi on Tuesday said all allegations leveled on him by the Enforcement Directorate are false and baseless.