Mehul Choksi got 'clear report' for passport as no criminal antecedents were found in 2017: Mumbai Police
Choksi is one of the alleged masterminds of the USD 2 billion scam in state-run Punjab National Bank and is the uncle of fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi.
Antigua says Indian agencies had given 'no adverse information' on Mehul Choksi during citizenship check: Report
CBI had on July 25 sought the whereabouts of Choksi and written to Antiguan authorities, demanding details about him.
Choksi had taken the citizenship of Antigua in November 2017, and oath of allegiance on January 15 this year, the officials said.
The red corner notice (RCN) request from the CBI to the Interpol against Choksi is still pending. Choksi was granted citizenship by registration in November 2017.
Citing it as one of the major positive developments, Mehta said the US court has made it very clear that money will not be distributed among creditors of Firestar Diamond Inc.
The agency had immediately issued a diffusion notice with the Interpol to track Modi and Choksi but their whereabouts remain unknown.
MPs belonging to Telegu Desam Party, Trinamool Congress trooped into the well of the House, raising slogans over Andhra's Special Status' and PNB scam.
Noting that Modi, during his recent visits to Karnataka had, among other things, spoken on the issue of corruption, Surjewala said after 46 months in power Modi has to answer about corruption.
Absconding billionaire jeweller Nirav Modi advised his staff to look for other jobs as he is not in a position to pay them.
The district unit of the Congress led by their president Gaurav Chaudhary took out a march from the UPCC office to the state Assembly before criticising the Prime Minister.
PNB has demanded Rs 645.12 crore from Gitanjali Gems, Rs 187.52 from Gili India, Rs 110 from Nakshatra Brands, and Rs 103.24 crore from Asmi Jewellery.
The "Just In Vogue" outlet, owned by a Mumbai-based businessman, sells diamond studded jewellery items designed by the Gitanjali Jewellers.
He said the BJP claimed to be a party that was "above corruption" but it too faced allegations like the one against the son of the party's national president and was refusing a transparent inquiry.