Amazon seeks to pause antitrust review of 2019 deal with India’s Future Group: Report

Amazon.com Inc has asked India’s Supreme Court to pause an expedited review of allegations that the U.S. firm concealed information while seeking antitrust clearance for a 2019 deal with India’s Future Group, legal papers seen by Reuters showed. The Competition Commission of India (CCI) in…

Mumbai drugs case: Prabhakar Sail to stand his ground on extortion charges before NCB, say lawyers

Prabhakar Sail will stand his ground on the pay-off allegations in the Cordelia cruise drugs case when he appears before the NCB’s Delhi vigilance team, his lawyers said. Prabhakar Sail, an independent witness in the case, has been directed to appear before the NCB vigilance team at 2 pm on Monday. Sail claimed…

SIT probing allegations against NCB’s Sameer Wankhede records statements of 2 others

The Special Investigation Team (SIT) constituted by the Mumbai Police to investigate the extortion allegations levelled by Prabhakar Sail against NCB’s zonal director Sameer Wankhede and witness Kiran Gosavi, has recorded the statements of Ranjitsingh Bindra and one Mayur Ghule. According to sources, when Sam…

Sameer Wankhede calls Nawab Malik’s letter a joke, says do whatever you want

Narcotics Control Bureau zonal director Sameer Wankhede said Nawab Malik’s letter was a joke and a lie. Sameer Wankhede added that Nawab Malik can do whatever he wants, “the content of the letter is all wrong”. “This is all lies and jokes. Let him [Maharashtra minister Nawab Malik] do whatever…

US watchdog will look into allegations Afghan’s Ghani took money from country

John Sopko, the U.S. special inspector general for Afghanistan reconstruction, said on Wednesday his office would look into allegations that former Afghan President Ashraf Ghani took millions of dollars with him when he left the country. Ghani has said he left Kabul to prevent bloodshed and denied reports he took large…

Agencies Do Their Job, No Interference”: Government On Media Tax Raids

New Delhi:  Media group Dainik Bhaskar and an Uttar Pradesh-based news channel were raided by Income Tax teams in multiple cities this morning over allegations of tax evasion. As the raids on media outlets critical to the government spurred opposition attacks and condemnation on social media, Information and…

“2 Crores To 18 Crores In Minutes”: Ram Temple Trust Accused Of Land Scam

The Samajwadi Party (SP) and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) claim the transaction took place in March this year. Two opposition parties of Uttar Pradesh on Sunday accused the Ram Mandir Trust set up by the centre last year of pulling off an illicit land deal in Ayodhya. The Samajwadi Party (SP) and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)…