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Tag: Enforcement Directorate

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ED questions Robert Vadra for over 8 hours, asks him to appear again on Monday

New Delhi: Robert Vadra, the brother-in-law of Congress President Rahul Gandhi, was on Saturday questioned for over eight hours by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in connection with a money laundering case. He has been asked to join the investigation again on Monday at 11 a.m. It was for the third consecutive day that the ED […]

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ED files money laundering case against Pakistani terror group

New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Saturday registered a case against Falah-e-Insaniyat Foundation (FIF), a Pakistani terror group, for their involvement in money laundering through various hawala channels. A senior ED official said that the case was registered under sections of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) on the basis of a case […]

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INX case: Ex-Minister Chidambaram appears for ED questioning

New Delhi: Former Union Minister P. Chidambaram on Friday appeared before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) for questioning in connection with a probe into the INX media case for giving a Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) clearance to the group in 2007. Chidambaram arrived at the Jamnagar office at 11.05 a.m. This is the third time […]

INX media case: Karti Chidambaram appears before ED for questioning

New Delhi: Karti Chidambaram, the son of former Finance Minister and Congress leader P. Chidambaram, on Thursday appeared before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) for questioning in connection with its probe into the INX media case. Karti, arrived at the ED’s Jamnagar office in central Delhi at 11.05 a.m. He will be questioned under the Prevention […]

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Robert Vadra at ED for 2nd day of questioning

New Delhi: Robert Vadra, brother-in-law of Congress President Rahul Gandhi, on Thursday appeared before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) here for questioning in a money laundering case for the second consecutive day. Vadra, who was questioned for the first time on Wednesday for over six hours, appeared before the ED’s Jamnagar office at around 11.20 a.m. […]

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INX Media case: ED to quiz Karti Chidambaram on Thursday

New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) will question Karti Chidambaram, son of former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram, in INX Media money laundering case on Thursday, an official said. Karti has been questioned on several occasions in the case being probed by the ED as well as the Central Bureau of Investigation. Both the agencies are […]

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Robert Vadra appears before ED for questioning

New Delhi: Congress leader Sonia Gandhi’s son-in-law Robert Vadra Wednesday appeared before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in connection with a money laundering probe case relating to alleged possession of illegal foreign assets. Vadra’s wife Priyanka Gandhi accompanied him, in a white Toyota Land Cruiser along with SPG personnel in tow, and dropped him outside the […]

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ED slaps Rs 1,585 crore penalty on Devas for forex violation

Bengaluru: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) imposed a Rs 1,585 crore penalty on satellite services provider Devas Multimedia Ltd, its directors and foreign investors for illegal foreign investment of Rs 579 crore against the Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA) 1999, the agency said on Sunday. “The authority held Devas, its directors and foreign investors guilty of […]

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Robert Vadra gets interim bail in money laundering case

New Delhi: A Delhi Court on Saturday granted interim bail to Robert Vadra till February 16 in connection with a money laundering case being probed by the Enforcement Directorate (ED). Special Judge Arvind Kumar directed him to join the ED investigation on the evening of February 6. The court was hearing Vadra’s anticipatory bail plea. […]

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ED questions extradited Agusta co-accused Saxena, lobbyist Talwar

New Delhi: Hours after the extradition of Rajiv Saxena the co-accused in Rs 3,600-crore AgustaWestland case, and corporate lobbyist Deepak Talwar to India from UAE, an Enforcement Directorate (ED) team started their questioning. The interrogation started around 4 a.m. soon after they were brought to its office here, a senior ED official said. Both would […]

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Pakistani singer Rahat Fateh Ali issued ED notice

New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate has issued a show-cause notice to Pakistani singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan for allegedly violating foreign exchange rules involving Rs 2 crore, officials said on Wednesday. The notice, issued on Monday, has been served in a case that pertains to the seizure of undeclared US dollars from him at the […]

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Kilkenny cat fight between top two officers severely dented CBI's reputation

New Delhi: The CBI saw the worst crisis in its over 70-year hisotry in 2018 as the bitter acrimony between its top two officers — akin to a Kilkenny cat fight — led to a public showdown, intervention by the central government and legal cases as the country’s investigative agencies remained on their toes chasing […]

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Every Computer Is Now Under Government Watch; MHA Issues Notice

New Delhi: The Ministry of Home Affairs has released an order authorising security and intelligence agencies for purposes of interception, monitoring and decryption of any information generated, transmitted, received or stored in any computer resource under the Information Technology Act. “Not just calls or emails, but any data found on a computer can be intercepted. […]

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Shelter Home Shame: ED to probe financial transactions of Good News India

Bhubaneswar: In a new development in the Beltikiri shelter home shame, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) will probe the financial transactions and source of foreign funding of Good News India NGO which runs the childcare home in Dhenkanal and other parts of the State. A senior ED official requesting anonymity stated that a detailed probe will […]

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Enforcement Directorate searches Vadra's office

New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate on Friday carried out searches at the office of Congress President Rahul Gandhi’s brother-in-law Robert Vadra in an ongoing probe into the 2012 land deal in Kolayat in Rajasthan, official sources said. The searches at the Sukhdeo Vihar office began at 11 a.m. The action came after Vadra ignored fresh […]

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PNB fraud: ED arrests Choksi's Hong Kong firm director

New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate on Tuesday said that it has arrested from Kolkata a director of a shell company of fugitive diamentaire Mehul Choksi in the Rs 13,500 crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud case. “We have arrested Deepak Krishna Rao Kulkarni from Kolkata Airport on the basis of a Look Out Circular (LOC) […]

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SK Mishra takes charge as Enforcement Directorate chief

New Delhi: IRS officer Sanjay Kumar Mishra was on Saturday appointed the new chief of the Enforcement Directorate in an additional capacity, a government order said. Mr Mishra, a 1984-batch Indian Revenue Service officer of the Income Tax cadre, has been appointed as the Principal Special Director in the agency and has been entrusted with […]

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ED issues notice to NDTV for FEMA violations amounting to over Rs 4,000-cr

New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has issued a show cause notice to private television news channel NDTV for alleged violations of the forex law amounting to over Rs 4,000 crore, the central probe agency said Thursday. “The investigation showed FEMA contraventions relating to receipt of foreign direct investment by NDTV to the extent of […]

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INX case: ED attaches Rs 54 cr of Karti Chidambaram's properties in India & abroad

New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate on Thursday said that it has attached properties worth Rs 54 crore of former Union Finance Minister P. Chidambaram’s son Karti Chidambaram and Advantage Strategic Consulting Pvt Ltd (ASCPL) in connection with its ongoing probe into the INX media money laundering case. A senior official of the financial probe agency […]

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ED attaches assets worth Rs 26 cr of journalist

New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Wednesday said it has attached properties worth Rs 26.65 crore of senior journalist Upenra Rai in connection with its ongoing probe into a money laundering case. An ED official told IANS that the attached assets includes a building in south Delhi’s Greater Kailash 1 area and a flat […]

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Court issues summons to Mallya under new law

Mumbai: A special court here on Saturday issued summons to absconding liquor baron Vijay Mallya to appear before it on August 27. The order came following a hearing on a fresh plea filed by the Enforcement Directorate (ED). The ED has sought action against him under the Fugitive Economic Offenders Ordinance in the over Rs […]

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ED grills MLA Sanatan Mahakud for 7 hours

Bhubaneswar: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) today grilled Champua’s Independent MLA Sanatan Mahakud for seven hours in connection with transportation of iron ores extracted illegally. As per sources, the ED officials summoned Mahakud based on a report submitted by the Shah Commission probing the mining scam in State. Mahakud’s Maa Kunari Transport Agency allegedly transported iron […]

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PNB fraud: ED attaches Nirav Modi's properties worth Rs 171 cr

New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Monday said that it has attached more properties of the absconding diamantaire Nirav Modi worth Rs 171 crore as part of its probe in the multi-crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud. “During further investigation, more properties and bank accounts beneficially owned by Nirav Modi were unearthed. “And based […]

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PNB scam: ED issues summons to Nirav Modi's father, sister

New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has issued summons to absconding diamantaire Nirav Modi’s father Deepak Modi, sister Purvi Mehta and her husband Mayank Mehta as part of its probe in the multi-crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud, an official said here on Friday. The fraud was committed during 2011-17 by illegally issuing Letters of […]

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Rich Naxal leaders of Odisha under ED scanner

Bhubaneswar: After a crackdown on the properties amassed by some Naxals in Bihar and Jharkhand, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) has now initiated a probe into the rebel leaders in Odisha – their source of funding, the properties they have amassed and where are their children studying. The Home Ministry has also set up a multi-disciplinary […]

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ED attaches Rs 14.48 crore property of Yadav Singh

New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has attached property worth Rs 14.48 crore of former government engineer Yadav Singh as part of its probe in a corruption case against him, an official said on Wednesday. “We attached assets worth Rs 14.48 crore of Yadav Singh in a disproportionate assets case worth Rs 23.15 crore. The […]

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ED grills Dharmasala BJD MLA Pranab Balabantaray

Bhubaneswar: The ruling BJD once again got into trouble as its Dharmasala MLA Pranab Balabantaray was today interrogated by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) for over 3 hours in connection with his alleged business links with arrested gangster siblings Sushant and Sushil Dhalasamanta (D Brothers). As per sources, the Directorate is scanning various business and financial […]

ED summons BJD MLA Pranab Balabantaray

Bhubaneswar: In what could emerge as an embarrassment for the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD), the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Friday summoned party’s Dharmasala MLA Pranab Balabantaray to appear before it over his alleged links with arrested gangster brothers- Sushil and Sushant Dhal Samant (D-brothers). Balabantray’s transport company, Pranab Minerals and Transport is now under […]

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Saradha chit fund: ED summons Chidambaram's wife Nalini

New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Monday summoned former Union Minister P. Chidambaram’s wife Nalini Chidambaram in a multi-crore Saradha chit fund scam, an official said. The agency asked Nalini Chidambaram, a senior lawyer, to appear before its Kolkata-based office on May 7 to record her statement in connection with the case. ED’s move […]

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ED attaches property worth Rs 6.52 cr of self-styled godman Sura Baba

Bhubaneswar: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) today attached assets worth Rs 6.52 crore of self-styled godman, Surendra Nath Mishra alias Sura Baba in connection with various cheating and fraud cases. According to sources, land worth Rs 5.56 crore registered in the name of Trahi Achyuta Trust and Sura’s two sons, Trilochan and Biranchi, was attached by […]

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ED attaches properties of Samruddha Jeevan Foods worth Rs 101 crore

New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Tuesday said that it has attached assets worth Rs 101 crore of Samruddha Jeevan Foods India Ltd (SJFIL) group which siphoned off Rs 3,500 crore from over 20 lakh people across India through its ponzi schemes. The agency attached immovable properties worth Rs 101.30 crore of the Pune-based […]

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Karti in CBI custody for 3 more days, gets protection from ED arrest

New Delhi: The CBI on Friday got a court permission to question Karti Chidambaram for three more days even as the Delhi High Court gave him interim protection from being arrested by the Enforcement Directorate in a case relating to alleged kickbacks in getting foreign investment clearances to private companies when his father P. Chidambaram […]

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PNB fraud: ED seizes Rs 94cr assets, luxury cars of Nirav Modi, Choksi

Mumbai/New Delhi: The ED today said it has frozen mutual funds and shares worth Rs 94.52 crore of the Nirav Modi and Mehul Choksi groups in connection with a money laundering probe against them in the Rs 11,400-crore alleged fraud at the Punjab National Bank (PNB). It also seized nine high-end luxury cars of Modi […]

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PNB fraud: ED raids over 45 locations in 15 cities

New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Sunday conducted searches at over 45 more locations in 15 cities across India in connection with the multi-crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) scam, an official said. The agency raided 10 places in Bengaluru, seven in Delhi, five each in Kolkata and Mumbai, four each in Chandigarh and Hyderabad, […]

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ED raids Karti Chidambaram's properties in Delhi, Chennai

New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate on Saturday conducted raids on senior Congress leader P. Chidambaram’s son Karti’s properties in Delhi and Chennai in connection with the INX Media money laundering case. The raids were being conducted at one location in Delhi and four in Chennai. The agency on Thursday issued fresh summons to Karti Chidambaram […]

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PACL ponzi scam: ED attaches property worth Rs 472 cr in Australia

New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has issued a provisional order for attachment of properties worth Rs 472 crore belonging to Nirmal Singh Bhangoo in Australia in Rs 45,000 crore PACL ponzi scam, an official said on Monday. The properties attached under Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) include MiiResorts Group 1 Pty Ltd and […]

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All accused in 2G case acquitted

New Delhi: A Delhi court on Thursday acquitted all the accused in the alleged multi-thousand crore rupee 2G spectrum scandal. Special Judge O.P. Saini acquitted all the accused, including then Telecom Minister A. Raja and DMK MP Kanimohi, in both the cases filed by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and Enforcement Directorate (ED). The […]

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Centre to spend Rs 1,054 crore on modernising paramilitary forces

New Delhi: The Union Home Ministry is set to spend Rs 1,054 crore in the next two years on the procurement of modern weapons, vehicles and other equipment for central paramilitary forces, an official said on Thursday. To help the law enforcement agencies in detecting, arresting and prosecuting criminals expeditiously, the official said three more […]

IRCTC hotels case: ED attaches 3-acre plot of Lalu, family

New Delhi/Patna: The Enforcement Directorate on Friday attached a three-acre plot in Patna, worth Rs 45 crore, belonging to RJD supremo Lalu Prasad and his family in connection with a money laundering probe into the 2006 IRCTC hotel maintenance contract case, officials said. The action comes six days after the agency questioned the Rashtriya Janata […]

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OOA land grab: ED registers case against Ashirbad Behera, 2 family members

cuttack: After CBI, the Enforcement Directorate has now tightened its noose around sports administrator Ashirbad Behera in connection with land grab and other irregularities in Odisha Olympic Association (OOA). As per official sources, ED has registered cases against Ashirbad Behera, who was the former general secretary of OOA, his son Sanjay Behera and son-in-law. Ashirbad […]

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