Mehul Choksi

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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.

'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.

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

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.

Mehul Choksi's properties are money laundering assets: PMLA Authority

02 Sep 2018

Mehul Choksi's properties are money laundering assets: PMLA Authority

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.

United Kingdom authorities confirm Nirav Modi is in UK

20 Aug 2018

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.

India submits extradition request for Mehul Choksi to Antigua

05 Aug 2018

India submits extradition request for Mehul Choksi to Antigua

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.

Indian agencies told Antigua no adverse records against Choksi: Report

03 Aug 2018

Indian agencies told Antigua no adverse records against Choksi: Report

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.

India asked Antigua to detain Choksi: Details here

30 Jul 2018

India asked Antigua to detain Choksi: Details here

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.

PNB scam aftermath: India's passport rules may undergo changes

29 Jul 2018

PNB scam aftermath: India's passport rules may undergo changes

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.

PNB Scam: Choksi moves to Antigua, takes up local passport

24 Jul 2018

PNB Scam: Choksi moves to Antigua, takes up local passport

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.

PNB Fraud case: Interpol issues Red Notice against Nirav Modi

02 Jul 2018

PNB Fraud case: Interpol issues Red Notice against Nirav Modi

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.

ED seeks fugitive-tag for Mallya; moves court to confiscate Rs.12,500cr-assets

22 Jun 2018

ED seeks fugitive-tag for Mallya; moves court to confiscate Rs.12,500cr-assets

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).

How is Nirav Modi traveling with revoked Indian passport?

20 Jun 2018

How is Nirav Modi traveling with revoked Indian passport?

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.

Nirav Modi still traveling on Indian passport despite revocation: Reports

18 Jun 2018

Nirav Modi still traveling on Indian passport despite revocation: Reports

Days after he travelled from London to Brussels, reports have claimed that embattled billionaire Nirav Modi made the journey on an Indian passport.

After fresh-speculation on whereabouts, Nirav Modi flees to Brussels: Reports

14 Jun 2018

After fresh-speculation on whereabouts, Nirav Modi flees to Brussels: Reports

Days after reports surfaced that embattled diamantaire Nirav Modi is in UK, he's understood to have fled to Brussels.

Embattled billionaire Nirav Modi seeking political asylum in UK: Reports

11 Jun 2018

Embattled billionaire Nirav Modi seeking political asylum in UK: Reports

Billionaire diamantaire Nirav Modi has headed to the UK seeking asylum alleging "political persecution" in India, the latest reports claim.

Fire at I-T department's office destroys Nirav files, department refuses

03 Jun 2018

Fire at I-T department's office destroys Nirav files, department refuses

According to sources, files on the absconding Nirav Modi, Mehul Choksi, and several others wanted for economic offenses were destroyed in a major fire at the premises of the Income Tax Department in Mumbai on Friday.