Panama Papers: News

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan promises to pay tax after non-payment notice

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan was served a notice by the Sinnar Tehsil Office in the Nashik district of Maharashtra after the actor did not pay the agricultural tax.

04 Oct 2021

Pandora Papers

Pandora Papers: Hidden riches of Sachin Tendulkar, Ambani, others exposed

Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar, Reliance ADAG chief Anil Ambani, Biocon's Kiran Mazumdar Shaw are among over 300 Indians who have hidden their wealth in offshore accounts, the Pandora Papers leak has found.

23 Dec 2018

Pakistan News

Nawaz Sharif corruption cases: Pakistan court to deliver judgment tomorrow

An anti-corruption court in Pakistan will deliver its judgment tomorrow in two remaining corruption cases against ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.

09 Nov 2018

Narendra Modi

Chhattisgarh: War-of-words between Modi, RaGa ahead of assembly elections

Launching an attack on Congress, Prime Minister Narendra Modi while addressing a rally in Bastar's Jagdalpur said the party supported Urban Maoists.

30 Oct 2018

Madhya Pradesh

Rahul Gandhi slapped with criminal-defamation suit by MP CM's son

Kartikey Chouhan, son of Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, filed a criminal defamation suit today against Rahul Gandhi in a Bhopal court.

30 Oct 2018

Madhya Pradesh

RaGa says he was "confused" after MP CM threatens lawsuit

Just hours after Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan threatened to take legal action against Rahul Gandhi over allegedly defamatory accusations of corruption, the Congress chief issued a statement saying that he got "confused".

02 Oct 2018

Nawaz Sharif

Pakistan court allows auctioning of former Finance Minister Dar's assets

An anti-corruption court in Pakistan directed authorities to auction the assets and seize bank accounts of absconding former Finance Minister Ishaq Dar in a graft case filed against him in Panama Papers scandal.

19 Sep 2018

Pakistan News

Islamabad High-Court suspends Sharif, daughter's sentence, to be released soon

The Islamabad High Court on Wednesday suspended the sentence of ousted Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz, and ordered their release, reports Reuters.

15 Aug 2018

Pakistan News

Pakistan: Jailed Sharif appears before accountability-court in remaining graft cases

Pakistan's jailed former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today appeared before the Islamabad-based Accountability Court hearing two graft cases (Al-Azizia Steel Mills and Hill Metal Establishment cases) against him and his family.

13 Aug 2018

Nawaz Sharif

Pakistan: Nawaz Sharif appears before accountability court over corruption cases

Pakistan's jailed former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today appeared before an accountability court hearing corruption cases against him and his family, the first court appearance in the remaining two graft cases, the Al-Azizia Steel Mills and the Hill Metal Establishment case.

08 Aug 2018

Pakistan News

Pakistan: Sharif's sons Hassan, Hussain blacklisted by authorities; passports blocked

Pakistan's deposed PM Nawaz Sharif's sons, Hassan and Hussain, have been placed on the blacklist by authorities, barring them from traveling on their Pakistani passports.

20 Jul 2018

Pakistan News

Sharif, daughter might be shifted to Sihala jail amid 'security-fears'

Jailed former PM of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam may be shifted from the high-security Adiala jail in Rawalpindi to Sihala Rest House in Islamabad, after some prisoners started chanting slogans against him yesterday.

13 Jul 2018

Pakistan News

Former Pakistani PM Nawaz Sharif, daughter arrested at Lahore airport

Pakistan's former prime minister Nawaz Sharif along with his daughter Maryam were arrested tonight on their return to the country after they were convicted in a corruption case, less than two weeks before the country goes to polls.

06 Jul 2018

Pakistan News

Pakistan: Nawaz Sharif jailed for 10 years in corruption case

An Islamabad court today sentenced former Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif to 10 years in prison in the Avenfield corruption reference, and fined £8mn.

03 Jul 2018

Pakistan News

It's 'haram' to cast votes for women, says Pakistani politician

Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz candidate for the July 25 General Election and former Punjab province minister Haroon Sultan has stoked a controversy by terming it "haram" to cast votes for women.

21 Jun 2018


'Panama Papers:The Aftermath' reveals 1.2mn fresh documents, including 12,000 Indians

Two years after the scandalous Panama Papers leak, the whistleblowers, including the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) and Indian Express, have come up with a staggering 1.2mn fresh documents.

12 May 2018

Pakistan News

26/11 Mumbai attacks: Nawaz Sharif finally admits Pakistan's hand

In possibly the first such admission, former Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif has hinted at the involvement of cross-border terrorists in the deadly 26/11 Mumbai attacks.

13 Apr 2018

Pakistan News

Pakistan Supreme Court bars Nawaz Sharif from office for life

The Pakistan Supreme Court (SC) has disqualified former PM Nawaz Sharif from holding office for life.

15 Mar 2018

Nawaz Sharif

'Panama Papers' law firm Mossack Fonseca shuts down

Citing negative press and unwarranted action by authorities on Mossack Fonseca, the Panamanian law firm at the heart of the Panama Papers global tax evasion scandal announced, it would shut down its operations.

12 Mar 2018

Pakistan News

Pakistan's first-ever Hindu Dalit woman Senator sworn in

Krishna Kumari Kolhi from Pakistan's Sindh province who became the first-ever Hindu Dalit woman Senator in the Muslim-majority country was sworn in as a member of the Upper House.

11 Jan 2018

Pakistan News

Panama Papers case: 4 more witnesses testify against Nawaz Sharif

Four more witnesses have reportedly testified against ousted-Pakistani PM Nawaz Sharif before an anti-graft court.

05 Dec 2017


Islamabad HC dismisses Nawaz Sharif's plea to club corruption cases

The Islamabad High Court (IHC) dismissed three-time Pakistani PM Nawaz Sharif's plea to club three corruption cases against him.

08 Nov 2017


#ParadisePapers: Did Prince Charles lobby to alter climate change policy?

Numerous big names, including Queen Elizabeth-II and US commerce secretary Wilbur Ross have been named in the recently leaked Paradise Papers.

07 Nov 2017

Amitabh Bachchan

Panama Papers: Rs. 792cr of undisclosed wealth detected so far

Over 1.5 years after Panamagate, the government has for the first time revealed the extent of its implications: Rs. 792cr of undisclosed wealth has been detected so far.

06 Nov 2017


Paradise Papers: Top coaching institute FIITJEE named in leak

One of the Indian names that came up in the Paradise Papers leak is coaching class franchise FIITJEE.

06 Nov 2017


Paradise Papers leak reveals how 714 Indians stashed money abroad

At least 714 Indians have been named in the Paradise Papers, a cache of 13.4 million documents that constitute the biggest-ever leak of financial data.

17 Oct 2017


Panama Papers journalist Daphne Caruana killed in car bomb explosion

Prominent investigative journalist-blogger of Europe's Malta, Daphne Caruana Galizia, who accused the nation's government of corruption and fearlessly led Panama Papers investigation, has been killed in a car bomb attack near her Bidnija residence.

09 Oct 2017

Nawaz Sharif

Panamagate: Nawaz Sharif to be indicted on Oct 13

Even as an anti-graft court granted bail to Nawaz's Sharif's daughter and son-in-law in the Panama Papers case, it announced it would indict the former Pakistan PM on October 13.

14 Aug 2017


Panama Papers: India launches investigation into Amitabh Bachchan, others

India has finally started investigations on its citizens whose names emerged in the Panama Papers leak, including Amitabh Bachchan.

11 Aug 2017

Pakistan News

Pakistan: Thousands attempt procession in support of ousted Sharif

A so called "caravan" procession in support of Sharif was attended by thousands of people.

30 Jul 2017


How Sharif's resignation as Pakistan's PM may impact India

The aftermath of Pakistani PM Nawaz Sharif's ouster is being closely watched by India.

28 Jul 2017

Nawaz Sharif

Pakistan: Could Shehbaz, Nawaz Sharif's brother be the next PM?

Nawaz Sharif has stepped down as Pakistan PM for the third time after being disqualified from office in the Panama Papers case.

28 Jul 2017

Pakistan News

Panama Papers: Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif disqualified from holding office

In the ongoing Panama Papers case, the Pakistani SC has disqualified PM Nawaz Sharif from holding office.

12 Jul 2017

Nawaz Sharif

How a Microsoft font may bring down Nawaz Sharif govt?

In the midst of a deepening political crisis in Pakistan, the daughter of under-fire Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif, Maryam, might have struck the final blow to the Sharif government.

10 May 2017

Nawaz Sharif

Imran Khan to sue Sharif for taking money from Osama

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf chief Imran Khan has moved the Supreme Court seeking filing of charges against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for receiving funds from Osama Bin laden in the 1980s.