Aakar Patel

FEMA Violations: ED Imposes Rs 51 Cr Penalty On Amnesty, Rs 10 Cr On Aakar Patel

NEW DELHI: The Adjudicating Authority of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Friday said that it has imposed a penalty of Rs 51.72 crore on Amnesty India International Pvt Ltd, a human rights watchdog, and Rs 10 crore on its former CEO Aakar Patel for contravention of the provisions of Foreign Exchange Management Act, (FEMA). In […]

Ex-Amnesty India Chief Aakar Patel Can Fly Abroad: Delhi Court

  NEW DELHI:  A special CBI court on Saturday upheld a trial court’s order directing the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to withdraw the lookout circular (LOC) against former Amnesty International India chief Aakar Patel. However, the court set aside the direction issued to the CBI director to tender a written apology to Patel for […]

Ex-Amnesty India Chief To Press For CBI’s Apology, Compensation, His Lawyer Tells TNI

NEW DELHI: A day after a Delhi court stayed a magistrate’s order asking the CBI to withdraw a lookout circular (LOC) against former Amnesty International India chief Aakar Patel, his lawyer Tanveer Ahmed Mir on Saturday said that he would plead the court to uphold the order for an apology and compensation to Patel by […]

Delhi Court Sets Aside LOC Against Aakar Patel, Asks CBI To Apologise

NEW DELHI: A court in Delhi on Thursday directed the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to withdraw a Look Out Circular (LOC) issued against former chief of Amnesty International India, Aakar Patel in a case of an alleged violation of the Foreign Contributions Regulation Act (FCRA). The court said a “written apology” from the CBI […]

Aarushi Talwar Lawyer To Defend Aakar Patel in CBI-Amnesty Case

NEW DELHI: Senior lawyer Tanvir Ahmed Mir, who had represented Aarushi Talwar murder case in Allahabad High Court, is representing ex-Amnesty International India chief Aakar Patel in a Delhi court. Mir has been engaged by Patel in Rouse Avenue court hours after CBI issued LoC to him. Patel was on Wednesday stopped at Bengaluru airport […]