The Enforcement Directorate has accused Nirav Modi of an indirect challenge in the money laundering case filed against him. Modi an accused in the Rs 12,000 crore PNB fraud case is using his company, Firestar Diamonds, to "abuse the process of law" and indirectly challenge the case by moving the plea through his firm, the ED told the Delhi High Court.
The Delhi High Court has ordered the company Young Indian to first deposit Rs 10 crore before the challenging the Income Tax recovery notice of Rs 249.15 crore in connection with the National Herald case. The court directed the company to deposit half the amount with the IT department before March 31 and the remaining of Rs 5 crore by April 15.
The decision by the Siddaramaiah led Congress government in Karnataka to accord 'religious minority' status is expected to face tough legal scrutiny. One of the main points that one needs to take into consideration is that although the Constitution is silent on this issue, it still goes against its spirit.