Actor Aishwarya Rai Bachchan appeared before the Enforcement Directorate for questioning in Delhi on Monday in connection with the 2016 Panama Papers inquiry which points towards tax evasion by many individuals and corporate entities across the world.
The Delhi High Court has recently issued notice to the Centre in a petition seeking action against financial institutions, individuals/Group of companies and erring persons/officials/officers/public servants in relation to institutionalized corruption in the banking sector.
The unwarranted rush in increasing the tenure to five years by resorting to the ordinance route has dismayed many as investigative agencies are often being used by governments to further their interests.
The Supreme Court on Thursday refused to entertain an application of default bail moved by former Uttar Pradesh Minister Gayatri Prajapati. The Division Bench of Justices K.M. Joseph and P. Narasimha refused to entertain the plea of default bail, stating the appropriate remedy would lie before the Allahabad High Court.