WASHINGTON (Dunya News) – At least 714 Indians have been named in the Paradise Papers released by the US-based International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), which was behind the Panama Papers made public last year.
Indian company Sun group law firm figures as Appleby’s second-largest client globally, with at least 118 different offshore entities.
Indian Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha, and BJP Member of Parliament R K Sinha names also figures in the records.
Other prominent Indian corporates which figure in the Appleby database include Jindal Steel, Apollo Tyres, Havells, Hindujas, Emaar MGF, Videocon, the Hiranandani Group and D S Construction.
Many world leaders and prominent companies have also been exposed by the Paradise leaks of having offshore companies.