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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.

UK court permits Vijay Mallya to appeal against his extradition

02 Jul 2019

UK court permits Vijay Mallya to appeal against his extradition

In December last year, after the London Westminster Magistrates' Court ordered Vijay Mallya's extradition, Indian authorities jumped with joy. A few months later, in February, United Kingdom Home Secretary Sajid Javid cleared the extradition of the beleaguered businessman.

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.

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange arrested after Ecuador withdrew asylum status

11 Apr 2019

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange arrested after Ecuador withdrew asylum status

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was arrested on Thursday by British police after Ecuador denied to provide him asylum indefinitely. Assange, who has grown a beard, was forcefully taken into a police vehicle.

#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.

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.

Soon, India will get details of Mallya's Swiss bank accounts

01 Feb 2019

Soon, India will get details of Mallya's Swiss bank accounts

The Indian government may soon get details of money which embattled businessman Vijay Mallya kept in multiple Swiss bank accounts, reports HT.

UK-court's verdict on Mallya's extradition today: All you should know

10 Dec 2018

UK-court's verdict on Mallya's extradition today: All you should know

Westminster Magistrates' Court in London will deliver its judgment on extradition of embattled liquor baron Vijay Mallya on Monday and a CBI team has left from India for the same.

Vijay Mallya's extradition case edges towards ruling. Details here

09 Dec 2018

Vijay Mallya's extradition case edges towards ruling. Details here

Embattled liquor tycoon Vijay Mallya is scheduled to return to Westminster Magistrates' Court in London tomorrow when his extradition trial is listed for a judgment hand-down.

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.

Footballer Hugo Lloris accepts drunk driving charges

12 Sep 2018

Footballer Hugo Lloris accepts drunk driving charges

Tottenham goal-keeper and France captain, Hugo Lloris has admitted to charges of drunk driving.

Vijay Mallya to appear before UK court for extradition hearing

12 Sep 2018

Vijay Mallya to appear before UK court for extradition hearing

Vijay Mallya will appear before a London court today for a hearing in his extradition case, during which the judge is expected to review a video of the Mumbai jail cell prepared by the Indian authorities for the embattled liquor tycoon.

Hugo Lloris charged with drunk driving, might lose Tottenham captaincy

26 Aug 2018

Hugo Lloris charged with drunk driving, might lose Tottenham captaincy

On Friday, France's World Cup winning captain, Hugo Lloris, was charged with drunk driving at Gloucester Place in Central London.

RaGa talks about India's job crisis, 2019 elections in London

26 Aug 2018

RaGa talks about India's job crisis, 2019 elections in London

Rahul Gandhi yesterday said that people support populist leaders like US President Donald Trump and PM Narendra Modi because they are angry over not having jobs, as the Congress President stepped up his attack on the BJP and the RSS.

PMLA case: Vijay Mallya appears for pre-trial extradition hearing

20 Nov 2017

PMLA case: Vijay Mallya appears for pre-trial extradition hearing

Businessman Vijay Mallya arrived at London's Westminster Magistrates' Court for his pre-trial extradition hearing.

UK turns down two extradition requests by India

05 Nov 2017

UK turns down two extradition requests by India

In recent weeks, UK has rejected two extradition requests by India. The decision came from London's Westminster Magistrates' Court, the same court that is hearing the Vijay Mallya case.

Vijay Mallya's extradition hearing to resume on June 13

13 Jun 2017

Vijay Mallya's extradition hearing to resume on June 13

On June 13, the Westminster Magistrates Court in London will hear the extradition case of Vijay Mallya, where the Crown Prosecution Service will argue for the Indian government; CBI earlier provided officials necessary documents.

Defiant Mallya says he intends to watch all ICC matches

06 Jun 2017

Defiant Mallya says he intends to watch all ICC matches

While the presence of absconder Vijay Mallya at the ICC Champions Trophy match created quite a stir in the media and social media, Mallya was unfazed.

SC finds Mallya guilty of contempt of court, summons him

09 May 2017

SC finds Mallya guilty of contempt of court, summons him

The Supreme Court has found businessman Vijay Mallya guilty of contempt of court, and has summoned him before it on 10 July.

Vijay Mallya arrested in London, granted bail in 3 hrs

18 Apr 2017

Vijay Mallya arrested in London, granted bail in 3 hrs

In what is seen as the first-step toward bringing Vijay Mallya to India, reports have indicated that he was arrested by Scotland Yard in London. The Westminster Magistrates' Court granted him bail in 3 hours.

Vijay Mallya: UK okays request for his extradition

25 Mar 2017

Vijay Mallya: UK okays request for his extradition

The UK secretary of state has approved India's request for extradition of Vijay Mallya and sent it to a district judge for consideration of a warrant, announced MEA spokesperson Gopal Baglay.

Key accused in 2000 cricket match-fixing scandal held

15 Sep 2016

Key accused in 2000 cricket match-fixing scandal held

Sanjeev Chawla, one of the main people accused in the 2000 cricket match fixing scandal was arrested in London on 14 June.