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U.K. court denies bail to Nirav Modi for third time

U.K. court denies bail to Nirav Modi for third time

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Updates from :  the Hindu : Next hearing to take place on May 30 Diamond merchant Nirav Modi will remain in Wandsworth prison in London after the Chief Magistrate at Westminster Magistrates Court on Wednesday refused to grant him bail for a third time, concluding that while new evidence had been put before the court and the security offer upped to £2 million, it had not been enough to assuage her concerns. These centered around the “large fraud” at the heart of the allegations against Mr. Modi (including the allegation that “$60 million had been squirrelled away personally” by Mr. Modi), his lack of community ties in the U.K., the risk that he would attempt to interfere with witnesses and damage evidence, and the risk that he would attempt to use the substantial means available to
Four generations have made same promises on poverty but nothing happened: PM Modi

Four generations have made same promises on poverty but nothing happened: PM Modi

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Updates from :  the Hindu : In an apparent dig at Congress’ minimum income poll promise and the Gandhi family, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said its four generations had made the same promises but nothing happened, and first-time voters should see the “track record” of those pitching for eliminating poverty. Addressing a ‘Main Bhi Chowkidar’ event in New Delhi, he also said ‘Mission Shakti’, demonstrating India’s anti-satellite missile capability, had nothing to do with polls and hit out at those opposing his announcement of it in an address to the nation. “The US, Russia and China did ASAT tests openly, why should we have hidden it,” he said replying to question at the event that was beamed across the country at 500 places where gatherings of BJP workers, professionals,
Seized ₹14,000 crore of assets of an offender: Narendra Modi

Seized ₹14,000 crore of assets of an offender: Narendra Modi

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Updates from :  the Hindu : Vijay Mallya asks why BJP leaders were still targeting him though “the highest authority has confirmed full recovery” of his dues and more. Without naming absconding liquor baron Vijay Mallya, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said the government had seized ₹14,000 crore worth of assets of “a man who committed a ₹9,000-crore fraud and left the country”. Mr. Mallya tweeted soon, asking why the BJP leaders were still targeting him though “the highest authority has confirmed full recovery” of his dues and more. “What is the situation of those who committed fraud in India and fled abroad,” Mr. Modi said at the TV9 Bharatvarsh Conclave. “The man who committed a ₹9,000-crore fraud and left the country, his ₹14,000 crore and more of assets have been
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