10 Feb 2021
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.
06 Jan 2021
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.
05 Oct 2020
Streaming giant Netflix has finally released the controversial documentary Bad Boy Billionaires in India and around the world.
26 Aug 2020
Fugitive diamond merchant Mehul Choksi on Wednesday moved the Delhi High Court against an upcoming Netflix docuseries.
07 Nov 2019
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.
26 Sep 2019
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
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.
27 Jun 2019
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
India's grip is tightening around Mehul Choksi, and soon he might be extradited.
26 Apr 2019
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.
01 Apr 2019
After his 68 artworks, fugitive billionaire Nirav Modi's 13 luxury cars will reportedly go on auction on April 18.
29 Mar 2019
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
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
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
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.
18 Mar 2019
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.
13 Mar 2019
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
Nirav Modi, the fugitive diamantaire wanted in the multi-crore PNB scam, is living freely in London, a report in The Telegraph confirmed.
21 Jan 2019
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.
13 Dec 2018
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.
10 Dec 2018
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.
05 Dec 2018
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.
06 Nov 2018
After months, authorities have finally made a break in the Rs. 13,000cr PNB fraud case.
25 Oct 2018
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
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.
01 Oct 2018
On Monday, the Enforcement Directorate attached properties and bank account related to fugitive Nirav Modi worth Rs. 637 crore.
27 Sep 2018
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.
25 Sep 2018
Yesterday, Rahul Gandhi criticized BJP for not developing projects launched by the UPA government.
11 Sep 2018
Beleaguered diamantaire Mehul Choksi on Tuesday said all allegations leveled on him by the Enforcement Directorate are false and baseless.
10 Sep 2018
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.
02 Sep 2018
A designated PMLA authority has held that 41 properties worth about Rs. 1,210 crore, attached by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in the name of absconding diamond jeweler Mehul Choksi and his associated firms, are money laundering assets.
20 Aug 2018
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
India has submitted a request to Antigua to extradite Mehul Chokdi, Gitanjali Gems chairman, one of the key accused in the Rs. 12,000cr PNB scam.
03 Aug 2018
Indian agencies told Antigua that there was no adverse information against Mehul Choksi when the Caribbean country did its background check on the fugitive billionaire before granting him citizenship in May 2017, Antiguan paper the Daily Observer reported.
30 Jul 2018
India requested authorities in Antigua and Barbuda to detain PNB scam fugitive Mehul Choksi after it received information about his presence in the Caribbean island, government sources said today.
29 Jul 2018
The PNB scam exposed several loopholes in Indian laws that let defaulters like Nirav Modi and Mehul Choksi flee the country after looting over Rs. 12,000cr from banks.
24 Jul 2018
Absconding diamantaire Mehul Choksi has left the US to take refuge in the island of Antigua located in the tiny Caribbean country of Antigua and Barbuda.
02 Jul 2018
Indian agencies are one step closer to nabbing Nirav Modi, the prime accused in a Rs. 13,400 crore fraud, after the Interpol issued a Red Corner Notice against him.
22 Jun 2018
Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Friday filed the first case under "Fugitive Economic Offender Ordinance" to declare Vijay Mallya a fugitive offender and to confiscate his assets worth Rs. 12,500cr (including movable and immovable properties).
20 Jun 2018
It's been months since Nirav Modi started playing cat-and-mouse with Indian authorities. Recently, after reports emerged he was in the UK, he left for Brussels within two days.