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Nirav Modi

Punjab National Bank Gets Back Nirav Modi Firm's Properties Worth Rs 500 Cr

Aug 27, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Nirav Modi, who was declared a 'fugitive economic offender' in December, 2019, and his uncle Mehul Choksi are accused of committing a Rs 14,000 crore scam by obtaining credit facilities fraudulently from the PNB

Nirav Modi Gets Permission By UK High Court To Appeal On Depression, Suicide Risk Grounds

Aug 09, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The judge noted that the arguments made under both grounds overlap in this case as they both rely principally on the appellant, Nirav Modi's mental ill health.

Nirav Modi Cites Suicide Risk, Lack of Mental Health Support In India In New Extradition Appeal

Nirav Modi's lawyer said Covid-19 is rising in Maharashtra and is affecting Arthur Road jail, arguing the healthcare system is 'near collapse.'

Mehul Choksi Returns To Antigua And Barbuda After Getting Bail For Treatment

Jul 15, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Choksi, 62, was given bail by Dominica High Court to travel back to Antigua for seeking medical help from a neurologist based there.

Mehul Choksi Will 'Only' Come Back To Dominica To Face Trial When Fit: Reports

The 62-year-old is wanted in India in connection with the ₹ 13,500-crore Punjab National Bank fraud case.

02 July, 2021

'Total Nonsense': Dominica PM Rubbishes Claims That His Govt Was Involved In Mehul Choksi's Abduction

Outlook Web Bureau

Skerrit said his government will allow the court to carry out its process regarding Choksi and gave the assurance that his rights and obligations will be respected

02 July, 2021

Nirav Modi's Sister Sent Rs 17.25 Crore From UK To Indian Govt Account: ED

Outlook Web Bureau

Nirav Modi is presently lodged in a UK jail and has lost his extradition plea to India in connection with the alleged $2-billion loan fraud at the Brady House branch PNB in Mumbai

29 June, 2021

Mehul Choksi's Lawyer Appeals For CARICOM Intervention In Alleged ‘Kidnapping’

Outlook Web Bureau

Polak has also approached the Scotland Yard seeking a probe into alleged kidnapping of Choksi.

25 June, 2021

Will Keep Making Efforts To Pursue Nirav Modi's Early Extradition To India From UK: MEA

Outlook Web Bureau

Choksi and his nephew Nirav Modi had fled India in the first week of January, 2018, weeks before the scam in the PNB rocked the Indian banking industry.

23 June, 2021

Nirav Modi's Plea Against Extradition To India Turned Down By UK HC

Outlook Web Bureau

Modi is facing probe by two central agencies here in India for bank fraud to the tune of over Rs 13,500 crore.

23 June, 2021

Mallya, Choksi, Nirav Modi's Assets Worth Rs 9,371 Crore Transferred To State-Run Banks

Outlook Web Bureau

The total assets attached by the ED are worth Rs 18,170.02 crore.

23 June, 2021

No Conclusive Evidence, But There’s Info In Public That Choksi Was Abducted: Antigua-Barbuda PM

Outlook Web Bureau

Choksi, wanted in Rs 13,500 crore bank fraud case in India, had mysteriously gone missing on May 23 from Antigua and Barbuda where he has been staying since 2018 as a citizen.

16 June, 2021

Firms Owned By Mehul Choksi Siphoned Off Over Rs 6,344.96 Crore From PNB Using Fraudulent LoUs: CBI


The PNB officials at the bank's Brady House branch in Mumbai issued 165 letters of undertaking (LoUs) and 58 foreign letters of credit (FLCs) during March-April 2017, against which 311 bills were discounted.

16 June, 2021

PNB Scam: CBI Files Supplementary Chargesheet Against Ex-Official Of Gitanjali Group Of Companies

Outlook Web Bureau

Mehul Choksi was living in Antigua and Barbuda since 2018, after he escaped from India in the first week of January that year, weeks before the scam was reported.

07 June, 2021

Mehul Choksi's Lawyers Name His Alleged Abductors; Probe On Says Antigua PM

Outlook Web Bureau

The family of Choksi had claimed that he was in Antigua till 5 pm on May 23 which makes it impossible to cover a 120-mile distance in four to five hours, which approximately takes about 12-13 hours.

07 June, 2021

Did Not Evade, Left India To Seek Medical Treatment In US: Choksi Tells Dominica HC

Outlook Web Bureau

Choksi, who is wanted in India by the CBI and the ED in connection with the PNB fraud case, had gone missing on May 23 from Antigua sparking a massive manhunt.

03 June, 2021

Answer Charges Of Illegal Entry…: Dominica HC To Mehul Choksi

Outlook Web Bureau

Choksi’s lawyers, however, alleged that he was kidnapped from Jolly Harbour in Antigua and brought to Dominica on a boat, about 100 nautical miles away.

02 June, 2021

Multi-Agency Team In Dominica To Bring Back Fugitive Mehul Choksi If Courts Allow Deportation

Outlook Web Bureau

The team consisting of two members of the CBI and officials of the other agencies has reached Dominica where Choksi's case will come for hearing tomorrow (local time) before the High Court of Dominica.

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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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