Monday, 28 November, 2022

Topic: ED

ED summons Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren for questioning tomorrow in ‘illegal mining’ case

The ED has 'identified' proceeds of crimes relating to illegal mining of more than Rs 1,000 crore till now. Soren will appear before the ED at its regional office in Ranchi.

ED arrests liquor businessman Sameer Mahendru in Delhi liquor policy case

The managing director of Indospirits, Mahendru was arrested for allegedly collecting cash on behalf of Vijay Nair, another accused who was arrested by CBI Tuesday.

50-day planning, 93 locations, 106 arrests — how NIA, ED executed India’s 1st ‘coordinated raids’

Raids carried out at houses & offices of leaders of the Islamic outfit, PFI, & its allied organisations. Arrested include PFI co-founder P. Koya, chairman O.M.A. Salem & SDPI president E. Aboobacker.

What is PFI, how it’s ‘linked’ to banned terror outfit SIMI & why it’s on every agency’s hit list

In 2017, NIA had filed a report recommending ban on PFI. Delhi and UP police & ED are probing the outfit's role in various cases including 2020 riots and Hathras unrest.

10 yrs after going to jail in arms case, ‘Lord of War’ Abhishek Verma resurfaces as Delhi tycoon

Of 7 cases lodged against him, Verma was acquitted in 3 & is facing trial in 4. He claims all cases were 'politically motivated' & is now trying to rebrand himself as a businessman.

‘Have corruption cases against CBI, ED, BSF’: Mamata warns central agencies of tit-for-tat action

Speaking at TMC rally in Kolkata, Bengal CM vows to defeat BJP in 2024. Daring central probe agencies to arrest her, says she can fight polls from jail and still defeat BJP.

Jokes, memes, protests – Mamata, TMC silence after leaders’ arrests shows Bengal is changing

A few years ago, Mamata did not hesitate to arrest a JU professor for merely mailing a cartoon. Now, after Partha Chatterjee and Anubrata Mondal arrests, TMC is unusually still.

Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut sent to judicial custody till 22 August in Patra Chawl land case

Earlier, on 1 August, Raut was sent to Enforcement Directorate's custody till 1 August in connection with a money laundering case pertaining to the Patra Chawl land scam

Under Modi govt, ED’s public profile has changed. It has 4 times the staff, bigger budgets

In New Delhi, and all state capitals, the dictum was ‘those who live in glass houses never throw a stone.’ Modi govt has changed that.

India is seeing crorepati cult in politics. Bengali bhadralok, Marathi manoos no bar

When did hauls of cash and gold—once seen among ‘dabang’ netas elsewhere—start to appear in Bengal of all places?

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Apple revolutionised smartwatch. Then came the budget wave and more—AmazFit, Fitbit to Samsung

The Fitbit Versa 4 and Sense 2 are good options for fitness fiends who want a smartwatch for fitness tracking only, while Garmin is great for extreme sports enthusiasts.
Representative image | Reuters

GameFi is revolutionising global NFT market. Here’s how crypto regulations could shape it

GameFi is the intersection of gaming and finance in an environment driven by use of blockchain, non-fungible tokens and smart contracts.


Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.