Wednesday, 18 May, 2022
TopicEnforcement Directorate

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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File photo of Assi Ghat, Varanasi | Representative Image | Neera Majumdar | ThePrint

Forget Gyanvapi for a moment, Varanasi needs justice for a recent carnage: 2006 IM bombings

The real victim of the Varanasi bombing investigation has been the idea of justice. It's more lethal than any bombs the Indian Mujahideen planted.
File image of Tata Group's headquarters in Mumbai | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Tata in acquisition talks with as many as 5 brands, to bolster position in consumer goods sector

The conglomerate will likely face stiff competition in the sector from existing global giants such as Unilever, as well as Indian tycoon Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Industries.

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China building ‘bigger, broader’ 2nd bridge at Pangong Tso that can carry armoured columns

China's People's Liberation Army aims for multiple routes to counter any possible operations by the Indian forces on the southern banks of the Pangong Tso in the future.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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