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Pandora Papers

India Gets Third List Of Its Nationals Having Swiss Bank Account

Oct 11, 2021 Saptaparno Ghosh

This was the third such exchange between the Swiss body and India under the framework of the global standard on the automatic exchange of information (AEOI).

EXPLAINER: How Global Deal Stems Corporate Use Of Tax Havens

Oct 09, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The sweeping agreement was struck Friday among 136 countries after talks overseen by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development.

Anatomy Of Black Money: Will The Pandora Papers Tackle It

The latest expose under the Pandora list has names of prominent Indians like former cricketer Sachin Tendulkar, chairman and MD of Biocon, Mazumdar Shaw, and industrialist Vinod Adani, others.

'Pandora Papers' Reveal London Key Destination For World's Elite To Conceal Their Cash

Oct 05, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The leaked financial data, dubbed the 'Pandora Papers', was published Sunday by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists and its media partners, including Britain's Guardian newspaper and the BBC.

'Pandora Papers' Cases To Be Investigated: Finance Ministry

“The Government has taken note of these developments. The relevant investigative agencies would undertake an investigation in these cases and appropriate action would be taken in such cases as per law,” the Finance Ministry stated.

04 October, 2021

Finance Ministry on 'Pandora Papers' Investigation: Multi-Agency Group Headed By CBDT Chairman To Investigate Pandora Papers

Outlook Business Team

Earlier in the day, officials had informed Outlook Business that it was already probing some of the names which had featured in the list.

04 October, 2021

Panama To Pandora: 10 Indians Whose Financial Records Have Faced ‘Leaks’ - Aishwarya Rai, Amitabh Bachchan, Ajay Devgn And More

Outlook Business Team

More than 700 Indian politicians, actors, sports stars and other celebs are linked to such offshore companies or trusts. The Income Tax Department and other probe agencies have announced multiple investigations following such revelations. Here’s a look at the top 10 names which propped up in such investigations over the years.

04 October, 2021

Pandora Papers: Some Cases Were 'Already Known,' Claim Govt Sources

Kamalika Ghosh

An ICIJ analysis of the secret documents identified 956 companies in offshore havens tied to 336 high-level politicians and public officials, including country leaders, cabinet ministers, ambassadors and others.

04 October, 2021

Sachin Tendulkar's Name In Pandora Papers As Leak Exposes Murky Financial Secrets Of World's Super Rich


People linked by the secret documents to offshore assets include Sachin Tendulkar, Shakira, Claudia Schiffer and an Italian mobster known as ‘Lell the Fat One’.

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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