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Panama Papers scandal

Pakistan court allows auctioning of absconding former minister Ishaq Dar's assets

The case about owning "assets beyond known means of income" is among four graft cases filed by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) following the Supreme Court's order of July 28 against Dar and ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his family.

Oct 02, 2018, 13:24 PM IST

Pakistan court declares FM Ishaq Dar proclaimed offender in graft case

Pakistan's anti-graft body has also sought the inclusion of Dar's name on the Exit Control List after he repeatedly failed to appear before the anti-corruption court in the Panama Papers case.

Nov 21, 2017, 14:05 PM IST

Panama Papers scandal: Witnesses record statement against Nawaz Sharif

Two prosecution witnesses on Wednesday recorded their statements against ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his family members in an accountability court which formally began trial proceedings against them in corruption cases linked to the Panama Papers scandal.

Nov 15, 2017, 16:00 PM IST

Sharif's daughter, son-in-law gets bail in Panama Papers case

The Supreme Court initially declined to dismiss Nawaz but ordered an investigation into his family`s wealth. After the probe it disqualified him and ordered a NAB investigation and trial into the family.

Oct 09, 2017, 13:50 PM IST

Nawaz Sharif's indictment in graft cases postponed

The NAB has filed cases of corruption and money laundering against Sharif, his family members and Finance Minister Ishaq Dar in the Accountability Court in Islamabad and Rawalpindi.

Oct 02, 2017, 16:00 PM IST

US looks forward to 'smooth' political transition in Pakistan

"We look forward to a smooth transition as Pakistan's parliament selects the next prime minister,” a State Department official said when asked about the disqualification of Sharif for dishonesty.

Jul 28, 2017, 21:26 PM IST

Pakistan lawyers give 7-day deadline to PM Nawaz Sharif to quit

Pakistani lawyers on Saturday gave a seven-day deadline to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to resign on the Panama Papers scandal otherwise they will launch a nationwide movement against him.

May 20, 2017, 20:51 PM IST

Panama Papers scandal: Pakistan SC orders corruption probe against Nawaz Sharif

 In a jolt to Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, the Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered a probe into the Panama Papers scandal.

Nov 01, 2016, 16:29 PM IST

Iceland`s `Pirates` eye power in snap vote after Panama Papers scandal

Voters are expected to punish the incumbent coalition after the Panama Papers revealed a global tax evasion scandal that ensnared several senior politicians and forced former prime minister Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson to resign.

Oct 30, 2016, 00:28 AM IST

IT worker at Panama Papers firm arrested in Geneva: Report

An information technology worker at the Geneva office of Mossack Fonseca, the law firm at the centre of the Panama Papers scandal, has been arrested, Switzerland's Le Temps newspaper reported today.

Jun 16, 2016, 00:02 AM IST

Panama Papers controversy: Company Amitabh Bachchan denied link to acquired ship from his brother Ajitabh

It has been reported that soon after Amitabh Bachchan was appointed director, one of the four companies, Tramp Shipping Limited (Bahamas), acquired a ship from another Bahamas company, co-owned by his brother Ajitabh Bachchan, in 1994.

Jun 13, 2016, 17:34 PM IST

Panama papers scandal: Russia to join global fight against tax evasion

Moscow will join the global battle against tax evasion and other illicit activities by signing up to an international scheme to stamp out fiscal cheating, Russia's finance minister said on Thursday.

Apr 29, 2016, 02:04 AM IST

EU to draw up tax haven blacklist

EU nations have agreed to draw up a blacklist of tax havens in the wake of the Panama Papers leaks. Finance ministers have endorsed the move, which is to be completed by the end of the summer.

Apr 24, 2016, 09:32 AM IST

New raid on Panama Papers law firm: Report

Panamanian authorities launched a new raid Friday on an address linked to the law firm at the heart of the Panama Papers scandal, local media reported.

Apr 23, 2016, 04:11 AM IST

Arun Jaitley targeted by Congress, AAP on Panama Papers leaks

Congress and AAP on Thursday targeted Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on the Panama Papers issue, demanding a judicial probe into the allegations about some Indians setting up offshore entities in a tax haven and asking him to "recuse" from dealing with the matter.

Apr 07, 2016, 18:56 PM IST

Zee Media Exclusive: Amitabh Bachchan's brother managed his businesses during Panama years

Amitabh Bachchan has said that he has not heard of the company referred to against his name nor he has any connection with these companies regarding Panama Papers. 

Apr 06, 2016, 16:46 PM IST

Panama Papers scandal: Icelandic PM resigns; Pak Premier Nawaz Sharif announces panel to probe leak

The ripples of 'Panama Papers' is being felt far and wide. 

Apr 05, 2016, 21:36 PM IST

Panama Papers: REVEALED! How reporters pulled off one of biggest leaks in history

Spain, France and several other countries launched tax evasion probes on Tuesday after a massive leak of confidential documents lifted the lid on the murky offshore financial dealings of a slew of politicians and celebrities.

Apr 05, 2016, 18:33 PM IST