Reliance ADAG moved Mumbai high court to released Tina Ambani’s yacht

Three months after the customs department seized a luxury yacht owned by Tina Ambani for alleged duty evasion, Reliance-Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group (Adag) has moved the Bombay High Court challenging the seizure.

Tian, a gift for Tina Ambani from her husband, Adag promoter Anil Ambani, was seized in February by the central intelligence unit (CIU) of the customs department in Mumbai. The department had in March asked Adag to pay up a duty of Rs3 crore in addition to the Rs25 crore already paid, along with a bank guarantee of Rs15 crore for its release.
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Two Air works employee held in Ambani chopper sabotage case

The Mumbai Crime Branch on Sunday night arrested two employees of Air Works, in the Ambani chopper case. Joint Commissioner of Police (Crime) Rakesh Maria told a press conference here on Monday, that Uday Manohar Warekar, 32, and Balraj Ganpati Thevar, 38, both helpers at Air Works, were arrested for allegedly putting pebbles and soil in the gearbox of Anil Ambani’s chopper Bell 412.

He said an ongoing dispute between the management of the airline maintenance company and its employees union, Maharashtra General Kamgaar Mahasangh, was the cause behind the misdeed. He ruled out business rivalry between Air Works and the Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group (ADAG).
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Reliance-ADAG may develop India’s largest container terminal

Reliance-Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group, or R-Adag, controlled by billionaire industrialist Anil Ambani, may be interested in developing the country’s largest container terminal that is to come up at the Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust, or JN Port, in Navi Mumbai, and which will cost an estimated Rs6,700 crore. A Mumbai-based consultant to infrastructure projects said the cost could increase to Rs12,000 crore. He did not want to be identified.

Reliance Industries Ltd, or RIL, the country’s largest company by market value that is led by Anil Ambani’s estranged elder brother Mukesh Ambani had earlier planned to bid for the same project but later bought a 65% stake in Rewas Port Ltd from Mumbai-based Amma Lines Ltd. Rewas Port Ltd is developing the Rewas port, also in Navi Mumbai. RIL’s interest in the container terminal at JN Port and its acquisition of the stake in Rewas Port have both previously been reported in the media.
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2 People arrested in Anil Ambani’s chopper case

TWO people have been arrested in connection with an alleged plot to sabotage a helicopter belonging to one of India’s richest men, media reports said on Monday, quoting police.

The pair were said to have been working with a senior technician at Mumbai airport when stones and sand were found in the fuel tank of the Bell 412 chopper owned by the wealthy industrialist Anil Ambani.
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Reliance ADAG’s Girish Shah proposed to CMO Asia Pacific Advisory Council

Girish Shah, Head of Branding, Reliance ADA Group, has been nominated to the CMO Council Worldwide’s Asia Pacific Advisory Council. The CMO Council is a worldwide body of marketing professionals and the advisory board in Asia Pacific includes nearly 30 for B2B and about 15 for B2C companies.

According to Shah, his nomination only reflected the overall growth of the brand and added value to his brand. “It is largely about how these brands develop traction and move forward.
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ADAG Staff questioned regarding death of Bharat Borge

A former director-general of police now working with the Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group as security officer and two colleagues were today questioned over the death of Bharat Borge, the aviation technician who had found pebbles and gravel in Anil Ambani’s helicopter.

Prakash Sawant, the assistant commissioner of Government Railway Police who is investigating the death, said: “We had called three ADAG officials to record their statements. Statements of K.K. Kashyap, Shailesh Kale and Capt. Chawla were recorded.”
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Bharat Borge knew who sabotaged Anil Ambani’s helicopter: Cops

Whether or not Bharat Borge’s death was an accident, the crime branch believes the Air Works technician, who discovered sabotage in Anil Ambani‘s chopper, was a man who knew too much.

We are sure that Borge knew who had put gravel in the fuel tank of Anil Ambani’s chopper,” said a crime branch source.

Borge was found dead on the railway tracks at Vile Parle on April 28 and could have been under pressure from the police as well as the ADA group to disclose names of the culprits, sources said. Borges, who had spotted stones and gravel in the fuel tank on the evening of April 23 and reported it to his seniors, refused to give any names to the police even after three days of questioning.
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Reliance security officials has given clean chit in Borge case

The Railway Police investigating the death of Bharat Borge has given a clean chit to the top three Reliance security officials who had reportedly met Borge on April 27.

The police on Thursday recorded statements of ADAG security official and former Maharashtra DGP K K Kashyap, two of his colleagues and air works’ air wing commander Pradeep Chawla.

“They had gone there to do their work and Bogre was doing his. They commended him for detecting the pebbles and mud and went away,” Assistant commissioner of police, Prakash Sawant told reporters.
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Bharat Borge’s death; Suiside or a murder (Anil ambani chopper case)

The billionaire industrialist often commutes by helicopter, soaring far above the traffic jams that clog his sprawling hometown of Mumbai.

But Ambani’s high-flying life could have ended last week – a complaint filed with police said pebbles and gravel were found in the chopper’s engine – debris that could have caused the craft to crash.

The case took a bizarre twist this week: the technician who discovered the suspected sabotage turned up dead. Bharat Borge’s body was discovered on suburban Mumbai railway tracks after he was apparently hit by a train – a death police are calling suicide but Borge’s family believes was murder.
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Phone records of Bharat Borge, technician at Airworks

Phone records of Bharat Borge, the Airworks technician who was run over by a train, are being examined by the police in an attempt to understand why he went to the Vile Parle railway level crossing.

“As per his routine, Borge would board a train at Bhayander, where he resides, and alight at Santacruz after which he would go to his workplace. However, on the day of the incident, Borge seems to have alighted at Vile Parle and walked to the level crossing,” Government Railway Police (Commissioner) A K Sharma told PTI.
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