Tag: Mehul Choksi

India sent private jet to Dominica carrying Mehul Choksi deportation documents: Antiguan Prime Minister

NEW DELHI: India sent a private jet to Dominica carrying documents related to the deportation of fugitive businessman Mehul Choksi, wanted in a Rs 13,500 crore bank loan fraud case, Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda Gaston Browne told a radio show in his country. There was, however, no immediate official confirmation from Indian authorities […]

Banks technically write off over Rs 68,000 crore loans, Mehul Choksi among 50 top wilful defaulters: RTI

NEW DELHI: Indian banks have technically written off a staggering amount of Rs 68,607 crore due from 50 top wilful defaulters, including absconding diamantaire Mehul Choksi, according to a reply under RTI from the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). Prominent RTI activist Saket Gokhale had filed an RTI query with the RBI seeking details of […]

PNB scam: Mehul Choksi’s plea for ED probe in Antigua rejected

NEW DELHI: A special court here on Thursday rejected a plea filed by diamantaire Mehul Choksi, a key accused in the multi-crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) scam, seeking its direction to the Enforcement Directorate (ED) to question him in Antigua, where he is currently based. Choksi had last month filed the plea before the special […]

Now SBI chases Mehul Choksi for Rs 405 crore loan default

MUMBAI: In a new development, the State Bank of India (SBI) on Wednesday moved to recover loan outstandings of Rs 405 crore from absconding diamantaire Mehul Choksi, his family and companies. This is the first time the country’s biggest bank’s exposure has been revealed in the case involving Choksi, who is among the prime accused […]

Rahul Gandhi demands Arun Jaitley’s resignation over Mehul Choksi issue

NEW DELHI: Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday demanded Finance Minister Arun Jaitley’s resignation alleging that his daughter was “on the payroll” of Mehul Choksi, the prime accused in the multi-crore PNB fraud case. Taking to Twitter, he alleged that Jaitley “sat on the file and allowed him (Choksi) to flee”. The Congress chief claimed […]

PNB fraud: ED attaches over Rs 218 crore assets of Mehul Choksi, others

NEW DELHI: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Wednesday seized assets worth over Rs 218 crore, including diamonds and flats abroad, in the nearly Rs 13,000 crore loan fraud case probe, the agency said. It said three provisional orders under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) were issued by the central investigative agency’s zonal office […]

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