FAKE PASSPORT

  • Sunanda Pushkar death case: 3 fake passport holders under scanner, say sources November 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Three fake passport holders have come under the Delhi Police scanner in the death case of Congress MP Shashi Tharoor's wife Sunanda Pushkar, sources said on Tuesday. The trio was staying at the Leela Hotel when Sunanda Pushkar was found dead under mysterious circumstances, the sources said. The trio...
  • Supreme Court dismisses Abu Salem's plea in fake passport case August 1, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed gangster Abu Salem's appeal against his conviction and sevenyear jail term in fake passport case. The underworld don was sentenced to seven years in jail in 2013 in the 2001 fake passport case by a special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court in...
  • Fake passport racket busted; six Sri Lankan Tamils arrested June 23, 2014

    Chennai: Police on Monday claimed to have busted a fake passport and visa racket with the arrest of six Sri Lankan Tamils residing here. Police said they were on the lookout for persons who had obtained the fake travel documents. The gang, which charged Rs 30,000 per 'passport', was nabbed...
  • Mystery deepens around the missing Malaysian airlines plane March 11, 2014

    Mystery is deepening around the missing Malaysian airliner. Reports now suggest that the Thai travel agency that booked tickets for two passengers with stolen passports had been asked to do so by an Iranian middleman. ...
  • Malaysia air probe finds scant evidence of terror attack: Sources March 11, 2014

    Kuala Lumpur/Washington: Investigators in Malaysia are voicing skepticism that the airliner that disappeared early Saturday with 239 people on board was the target of an attack, US and European government sources close to the probe said. The fate of the Malaysian airliner that vanished about an hour into a flight to...
  • Missing Malaysian jet: Stolen passports a common thing in Asia March 10, 2014

    New Delhi: The stolen passports and the possibility of a passenger or some passengers using fake passports on the missing Malaysian airlines has triggered an alarm all over the World. Security and intelligence agencies fear that the flight may have been hijacked or bombed by the terrorists. No trace of...
  • Vietnam says it may have found missing Malaysian plane's door March 10, 2014

    Kuala Lumpur: Vietnamese aircraft spotted what they suspected was one of the doors of a missing Boeing 777 on Sunday, while questions emerged about how two passengers managed to board the ill-fated aircraft using stolen passports. Interpol confirmed it knew about the stolen passports but said no authorities checked its vast...
  • Four passengers on missing Malaysian plane had fake passports: Source March 9, 2014

    Kuala Lumpur: Malaysian authorities are investigating the identities of at least two other passengers on a missing Malaysia Airlines flight, in addition to two who were found to be using stolen passports, a security official said. Investigators were verifying the identities with the relevant embassies in Malaysia, said the official, who...
  • Indian woman travels to Pakistan with fake passport to meet 'lover' January 17, 2014

    Lahore: An Indian woman was deported from the airport here when she flew in from Doha using a fake Pakistani passport to meet a man she had fallen in love with after meeting on a social networking website. Nagita Ramesh, who is in her twenties and hails from Gujarat state, arrived...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai November 28, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Tejpal misses deadline, Goa police to arrest him November 28, 2013

    Tehelka FounderEditor Tarun Tejpal is likely to be arrested by the Goa Police after he failed to meet the 3 PM deadline set by it for questioning in a sexual assault case involving a woman journalist. ...
  • Abu Salem jailed for 7 years in fake passport case November 28, 2013

    Hyderabad: Underworld don Abu Salem has been sentenced to seven years in jail in the 2001 fake passport case by a special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court in Hyderabad. The court, which had convicted the extradited gangster in the case on November 18, pronounced the sentence on Thursday. Judge MV...
  • Charges framed against Ramdev's aide Balkrishna in fake passport case October 31, 2013

    A special CBI court in Dehradun has framed charges against yoga guru Ramdev's close aide Balkrishna for obtaining a passport on the basis of fake documents. Designated CBI judge Pritu Sharma framed charges against Balkrishna and coaccused Naresh Chandra Dwiwedi under different sections of the IPC including cheating and forgery after...
  • Fake passport: Court to frame charges against Ramdev aide Balkrishna September 24, 2013

    Dehradun: A Special CBI court will frame charges against yoga guru Ramdev close aide Balkrishna in the fake passport case on Tuesday. He has been charged with forgery and violation of the Indian Passport Act. CBI claims Balkrishna obtained the passport on the basis of a fake date of birth...
  • TN: 2 persons held with 71 fake Indian passports May 2, 2013

    Rameswaram: Two persons who were planning to send several Sri Lankan Tamil refugees to Germany using fake Indian passports were on Wednesday arrested and 71 counterfeit passports seized from them at Naripaiyur in Ramanathapuram district, police said. Cash to the tune of Rs 11.5 lakh was also seized from the duo...
  • Patna court rejects Hasan Ali Khan's bail plea April 12, 2013

    Patna: A local court in the district rejected the bail application of Punebased businessman Hasan Ali Khan in a fake passport case. Judicial Magistrate Sunil Kumar passed the order summarily rejecting Khan's bail plea on Friday. The police had last week submitted a chargesheet in the court hearing the fake passport...
  • Dehradun: CBI court to hear Balkrishna's fake passport case October 22, 2012

    Dehradun: A special CBI court in Dehradun will hear Baba Ramdev's aide Balkrishna's fake passport case. He has been charged with forgery and violation of the Indian Passport Act. CBI claims Balkrishna obtained the passport on the basis of a fake date of birth certificate. According to the Enforcement Directorate's initial...
  • Kandahar hijack case: Court acquits 19 accused October 19, 2012

    Mumbai: A local court on Friday acquitted 19 persons, accused to have helped get fake passports for the hijackers of the Indian Airlines flight IC814 in December 1999. In December 1999, Mumbai police's crime branch arrested Abdul Latif, an alleged terrorist, from suburban Jogeshwari and claimed to have recovered an...
  • Fake passport: Ramdev aide Balkrishna gets bail August 16, 2012

    Nainital: The Uttarakhand High Court on Thursday granted bail to yoga guru Ramdev's close aide Balkrishna, nearly a month after he was arrested by the CBI in a fake document case. Hearing the bail application, a single judge bench of Justice Tarun Agrawal granted bail to Balkrishna. The court...
  • Balkrishna's custody extended till Aug 27 August 13, 2012

    New Delhi: Yoga guru Baba Ramdev's close aide Acharya Balkrishna's judicial custody has been extended till August 27. He was produced before a Dehradun court on Monday. Balkrishna was arrested in a case of forgery and violation of the Indian Passport Act. Balkrishna was arrested last month in a fake passport...
  • Ramdev aide Balkrishna' custody ends today August 13, 2012

    New Delhi: Yoga guru Baba Ramdev's close aide Acharya Balkrishna's judicial custody ends on Monday. He will be produced before a Dehradun court. Balkrishna was arrested in a case of forgery and violation of the Indian Passport Act. Balkrishna was arrested last month in a fake passport case after he failed...
  • Ramdev aide gets 14 day judicial custody July 21, 2012

    New Delhi: Yoga guru Ramdev's aide Balkrishna was on Saturday sent to 14day judicial custody. Balkrishna was arrested on Friday in a fake passport case after he failed to appear at a Dehradun court. The court had issued a nonbailable warrant against him. Balkrishna is accused of using fake documents to procure...
  • Ramdev aide arrested in fake passport case July 20, 2012

    New Delhi: An aide of Yoga guru Ramdev was on Friday arrested for failing to appearing in a Dehradun court in a fake passport case. Balkrishna had allegedly provided fake documents to procure a passport. The Dehradun court issued a nonbailable warrant against him. He may be sent to judicial custody, say...
  • Mumbai police seek permission to arrest Tapuriah September 2, 2011

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Police on Friday filed an application in a sessions court, seeking permission to arrest Kolkatabased businessman Kashinath Tapuriah, an associate of Pune stud farm owner Hasan Ali Khan, in a fake passport case. Khan and Tapuriah are currently in judicial custody, after Enforcement Directorate (ED) arrested them in...
  • Ramdev aide's plea rejected by the CBI July 28, 2011

    Dehradun: Yoga guru Ramdev's aide Balkrishna on Thursday sought 20 days time to appear before the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for questioning in a case under the Passport Act, claiming he has applied for a UK visa and his travel document is with that mission. The agency, however, rejected his...
  • CBI to probe fake passport case against Ramdev aide June 25, 2011

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is examining a complaint against Balakrishna, a close aide of yoga guru Baba Ramdev, for allegedly holding a fake passport, agency sources said on Saturday. A preliminary inquiry is likely to be registered soon against Balakrishna, the sources said adding the agency has...
  • Ramdev's aide accused under Arms Act: IB June 7, 2011

    New Delhi: Yoga guru Baba Ramdev's close aide Acharya Balkrishna is being investigated for procuring a fake Indian passport and for violating the Arms Act. Sources say that the Prime Minister's Office has ordered an enquiry against Balkrishna. Documents available with CNNIBN show that Balkrishna has been a repeat offender. He...
  • Patna police seek custody of Hasan Ali April 26, 2011

    Mumbai: Patna police on Tuesday approached a court in Mumbai seeking custody of arrested Pune businessman Hasan Ali Khan in connection with a passport forgery case but their plea was deferred till Wednesday. The police presented a production warrant of Khan issued by the chief judicial magistrate of Patna as he...
  • Hasan Ali case: ED to quiz Puducherry LG April 19, 2011

    New Delhi: Puducherry Lieutenant Governor Iqbal Singh can be questioned by the Enforcement Directorate over his alleged links with tax defaulter Hasan Ali Khan. The Prime Minister's Office gave its permission to the Enforcement Directorate (ED) to question Singh. Sources said the clearance was given when the file seeking such permission...
  • Puducherry Lt Gen accused of helping Hasan Ali April 18, 2011

    Puducherry: Lieutenant Governor Iqbal Singh has been accused of helping facilitate a fake passport for India's alleged tax evader Hasan Ali Khan, who's now in judicial custody. Singh has denied the allegations. He told CNNIBN that he has no plans of resigning. Meanwhile, the state government has distanced itself from...