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Mehul Choksi cites health for not coming to India

Fugitive diamantaire Mehul Choksi’s lawyer filed an application on Friday before the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) court citing “medical reasons” for not returning to India to appear before it for his role in the multi-crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud. Through his advocates, Mr. Choksi filed an application that says, “The court should […]

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Ravi Shankar Prasad to introduce Bill to amend Aadhaar Act

The Cabinet in mid-December approved amendments that would permit voluntary use of Aadhaar for mobile SIM card and bank account authentication, and allow children who turn 18 to opt out of the system.  Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad will introduce a bill in Lok Sabha on Wednesday to amend the Aadhaar Act, Indian Telegraph Act […]