The matter pertains to the alleged over-invoicing of imports and the sum involved is Rs 5,500 crore.
Paranjoy Guha Thakurta
The DRI had accused Essar of using offshore entities to siphon Rs 2,900 crore through inflated invoices. So why has the directorate been kept out of the multi-agency group tasked with acting on the latest disclosures?
The public interest litigation petition calls for disclosure of all relevant records pertaining to Asthana’s appointment.
The accountant-cum-ideologue is believed to have played a key role in many of Narendra Modi’s economic policies, such as demonetisation.
Electricity generating companies are now seeking ‘illicit gains’ by demanding compensatory tariffs from regulators, investigators allege.
While the entire media went to town reporting on the Mukerjeas in excruciating detail, many publications and TV channels have been circumspect in mentioning the Reliance connection.