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Over Rs 13,000 Crore Recovered From Vijay Mallya, Nirav Modi And Mehul Choksi

Dec 20, 2021 PTI

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday said that banks have recovered ₹ 13,109.17 crores from the asset sale of fugitives like Vijay Mallya, Nirav Modi and Mehul Choksi.

Police Seizes UP Drug Mafia's Property Worth Rs 50 Crore

Nov 23, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The additional SP said, "We have taken action under the relevant sections of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act. Now, these accused or their family members cannot sell, rent or gift these properties to anyone."

Highlights: Govt Announces Setting Up Of National Asset Reconstruction Company

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman cleared a proposal providing Rs 30,600cr government guarantee for security receipts to be issued by the National Asset Reconstruction Company to tackle bad loans

Centre Announces Rs 6 Lakh Cr National Monetisation Pipeline, To Monetise Assets Across Sectors

Aug 23, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Announcing the National Monetisation Pipeline (NMP), Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said the asset monetisation does not involve selling of land and it is about monetising brownfield assets.

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik Declares He Has Assets Worth Rs 64.98 Crore

Naveen Patnaik, who also heads Biju Janata Dal (BJD) is on the chief ministerial chair for a record fifth term since 2000.

25 November, 2020

Will Cooperate With CBI Probe In DA Case: Cong Lead D K Shivkumar


Shivakumar says he will not question the agency's style of functioning.

03 May, 2019

Lok Sabha Elections: Jyotiraditya Scindia Richest Candidate In Sixth Phase

Outlook Web Bureau

Congress candidate Jyotiraditya Scindia, who is also in charge of the Congress in western Uttar Pradesh, topped the list of 967 candidates.

30 April, 2019

Lok Sabha Elections: Poonam Sinha Richest Candidate In Phase 5

Outlook Web Bureau

Samajwadi Party (SP) candidate Poonam Sinha, who is contesting from Lucknow, has topped the list of rich candidates with declared assets of over Rs 193 crore.

12 April, 2019

Preliminary Inquiry Against Mulayam Singh, Akhilesh Yadav In Disproportionate Assets Case Closed In 2013: CBI To SC

Outlook Web Bureau

A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi asked the CBI to file its response within four weeks on a fresh plea filed by a Congress activist in the disproportionate assets case against Mulayam Singh Yadav.

06 April, 2019

All, Except Five, Gujarat BJP And Congress LS Polls Candidates Are Crorepatis

Outlook Web Bureau

Four of the five candidates, whose total assets are less than one crore rupees, belong to the tribal community.

23 March, 2019

Congress Candidate Vishweshwar Reddy Becomes Richest Politician In Andhra, Telangana

Outlook Web Bureau

Konda Vishweshwar Reddy, the Congress party candidate from Telangana's Chevella Lok Sabha constituency, has declared family assets that make him the richest politician in both the Telugu states.


11 March, 2018

State-Owned Lenders SBI, UCO Bank Look For Buyers To Sell NPAs Worth Rs 1200 Crore

Outlook Web Bureau

The gross non-performing assets (NPAs) of all the banks in the country amounted to Rs 8.41 lakh crore at end-December, bulk of which is in the books of public sector banks (PSBs).

20 February, 2018

Former Bangladesh PM Khaleda Zia Challenges 5-Year Sentence In Graft Case

Outlook Web Bureau

A day after receiving a copy of the trial court's verdict, her counsels filed an appeal in the High Court challenging the verdict.

24 December, 2017

Merely Issuing Guidelines Not Enough, Take Urgent Measures To Contain NPAs: Parliament Panel Tells Govt

Outlook Web Bureau

It also recommended that the existing vigilance mechanism should be re-visited and, if required, the same be amended to provide more teeth to existing mechanism.

06 September, 2017

UP CM Yogi Adityanath's Assets Increased 32 Percent In Three Years

Outlook Web Bureau

The five-time Gorakhpur MP owns a revolver and a rifle worth Rs one lakh and Rs 80,000, respectively.

16 August, 2017

For First Time, Hefty Allowances Of BCCI’s Officials Disclosed

Qaiser Mohammad Ali

Treasurer Anirudh Chaudhry got Rs.1.71 crore & acting secretary Amitabh Choudhary Rs.1.56 crore as allowances alone in a little over two years. CoA also asks SC to remove all BCCI office-bearers

Photo Gallery

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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