Paradise Papers : 714 Indians named, Nira Radia, Sanjay Dutt’s wife included
There are 714 Indians named in the Paradise Papers for skirting taxes. YSR Congress Chief YS Jagan Mohan Reddy, fugitive industrialist Vijay Mallya, lobbyist Nira Radia, film actor Sanjay Dutt's wife who figures under her former name Dilnashin and Nand Lal Khemka of Sun Group also find place in the list. The ICIJ and 95 media partners explored 13.4 million leaked files of offshore law firms and the company registries in some of the world's most secretive countries. The files were obtained by the German newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung, and shared with the ICIJ. Among 180 countries represented in the data, India ranks 19th in terms of number of names. A total of 714 Indian names figure in the leaked data. These include companies involved in the Sun-TV-Aircel-Maxis case, Essar-Loop 2G case and SNC-Lavalin case in which Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan was named. Firms involved in Rajasthan ambulance scam such as Ziquista Healthcare also finds place in the list.