Paradise Papers : MoS Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha clarified his involvement
MoS for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha on Monday clarified that the transactions were not done for any "personal purpose" after his name was cropped up in the leaked list of 'Paradise Papers' of companies having offshore entities globally. Titled 'Paradise Papers', the findings have been released by the US-based International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, which was behind the Panama Papers made public last year. Bollywood actors Amitabh Bachchan and Sanjay Dutt's wife Manyata, Union minister Jayant Sinha and corporate lobbyist Niira Radia are among the Indians named in a fresh set of data leaks showing alleged offshore dealings of the world's rich and famous. The long list of international leaders and celebrities on the list includes Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos, singers Bono and Madonna and US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross.