New Delhi: Exploring the possibilities of bringing back former Indian Premier League (IPL) commissioner Lalit Modi, who is facing charges of financial irregularities in the conduct of the T-20 cricket tournament, India has written to the British Foreign Office on the issue. The former IPL commissioner has been staying in the UK for nearly two years.
This comes two days after, according to sources, the Finance Ministry wrote to the External Affairs Ministry pointing out that Modi continued to stay in the UK for a long time even after his passport has been revoked.
The matter is, however, sub-judice. It has asked the Foreign Ministry to take the help of British authorities to get Modi back to India.
According to sources, the request by the Finance Ministry was made on the plea of the Enforcement Directorate which is probing the role of Modi in the alleged financial irregularities in the conduct of various editions of the T-20 tournament....more
06:23 PM, Nov 14, 2012
New Delhi/London: It's a family squabble that is getting only worse, much to India's horror. The families of recalled diplomat Anil Verma and his wife have now gone public - making ugly charges and counter charges. Meanwhile the Government confirmed the violent altercation at their home was over just a Christmas tree! In Varanasi, Anil Verma's family has held their daughter-in-law Paromita squarely responsible for embarrassing him and the country....
09:05 PM, Jan 19, 2011
New Delhi: Facing mounting criticism over diplomat Anil Verma, accused of wife beating in London, the Government on Tuesday came out promising tough action if an enquiry finds him guilty. Officials have told CNN-IBN that, Verma will now return to India next week. Days after the story broke; the diplomat accused of having assaulted his wife in London is now packing to return. officials confirm that 1989 batch IAS officer...
11:13 PM, Jan 18, 2011