Saturday, 21 May, 2022
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Topic: Enforcement Directorate

Jharkhand mining secretary Pooja Singhal arrested by ED in 5-yr-old money laundering case

The case relates to alleged diversion of MGNREGA funds worth Rs 18.6 crore during Singhal’s tenure as the deputy commissioner of Khunti district between February 2009 & July 2010.

Court issues warrant against Abhishek Banerjee’s wife for refusing to join money laundering probe

Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Snigdha Sarvaria gave the order after it was told that the accused was not appearing before either the court or the agency despite several summons.

ED recovers over Rs 18 crore in Jharkhand MGNREGA funds fraud case

The raids pertain to a money-laundering case in which Ram Binod Prasad Sinha, former junior engineer in Jharkhand govt, was arrested in 2020 under the PMLA.

ED seizes Rs 55.51 billion from Chinese company Xiaomi for forex violation

The Enforcement Directorate took control of the bank accounts of Xiaomi Technology India under the provisions of the Foreign Exchange Management Act.

ED seizes Rs 5,551 crore from Chinese smartphone giant Xiaomi under FEMA law

The seized amount is lying in the bank accounts of Xiaomi Technology India Pvt Ltd, which started its operations in India in 2014 and started remitting the money in 2015.

As non-BJP states retaliate to Modi govt’s ‘triple weapon’ attacks, a new MAD doctrine rises

Non-BJP chief ministers are retaliating. If Centre can use its agencies to threaten, intimidate and jail its rivals, so can they. The fightback has become an established pattern and will get more intense.

‘Fabrication of court order’: ED files FIR against Kolkata Police, Centre-Bengal battle escalates

ED officials claim in FIR that Kolkata Police tampered with court order to make Joint Director Kapil Raj provide a voice sample without his consent.

Why ED is accusing Amway of ‘pyramid fraud’, duping customers of ‘hard-earned money’

Enforcement Directorate attached assets of Amway India worth over Rs 757.77 crore Monday. ED alleges firm's focus is on signing people up for get-rich schemes, not selling products.

ED attaches Amway India’s assets worth over Rs 757 cr in money-laundering probe

The federal agency issued a statement Monday, alleging that the company was perpetrating a 'scam' by running a pyramid 'fraud' in the guise of direct-selling MLM network.

ED summons five ‘close associates’ of Nagaland CM Neiphiu Rio in money laundering case

One of the 'associates', Kuovisieo Rio, is special assistant in Nagaland CMO, while others are known to be CM’s 'right hand' and 'partner in contract works'.

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The LIC way or the Air India way — that is the multi-crore disinvestment question

The real argument against disinvestment is that any sale of a large firm is likely to fall into an oligarch’s lap. No one would want to make them more powerful than they already are.
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Inflation raised monthly expenses of 92% Indian families in last 3 months, finds online survey

A LocalCircles poll found that 70% of respondents felt their monthly household budget increased by 10% while 55% expected expenses to go up by another 10% in the next 3 months.

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India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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