Wednesday, 5 October, 2022

Topic: PMLA

SC issues notice on plea seeking review of PMLA verdict, says two issues need reconsideration

Top court says two issues needed reconsideration-- the aspect of not providing the ECIR or complaint to the accused, and the reversal of presumption of innocence.

SC agrees to list plea seeking review of ED’s powers under PMLA judgment

The plea seeks to review the Enforcement Directorate's powers related to arrest, attachment of property involved in money laundering, search and seizure under the PMLA Act.

ED, Gujarat, UAPA, Central Vista: Justice Khanwilkar’s 6-year ‘establishmentarian’ legacy at SC

Justice A.M. Khanwilkar, a former chief justice of the Himachal Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh high courts, retired on 29 July after serving six years in the Supreme Court.

Oppn records ‘deep apprehension’ over SC upholding PMLA amendments, seeks review

New Delhi: At least 17 Opposition parties including the TMC and AAP Wednesday expressed apprehensions about the longterm implications of the Supreme Court verdict...

Sitharaman illness an ‘excuse’ — Urdu press says govt stalling inflation, GST debates in House

ThePrint’s round-up of how the Urdu media covered various news events through the week, and the editorial positions some of them took.

Journey from Didi-o-Didi to ED-o-ED & why retirement comes before employment

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

Money laundering heinous crime, spurs terror — why SC junked 241 pleas challenging PMLA clauses

Petitioners who challenged PMLA provisions before Supreme Court included former Union minister P. Chidambaram's son Karti and former Jammu & Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti.

‘Proceeds of crime’ focus of probe, Sonia questioned by ED in National Herald case for 3 hrs

Congress interim president questioned on alleged loan of Rs 90 crore given by the party to the publisher of National Herald. She has been called again on 25 July.

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.

Don’t fear crypto or digital currencies, let India’s young ride the online services boom

The post-Covid world is witnessing an explosion of the global digital services sector. This time it’s not just about software engineers. An increasing number of...

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Indian refiners scout for oil deals ahead of EU ban on Russian crude imports

European Union ban on Russian crude imports from 5 Dec will drive European refiners to buy more Middle East oil, putting them in competition with Asian buyers.


IAF chief Air Chief Marshal V. R. Chaudhari with Defence Minister Rajnath Singh | Twitter/ @IAF_MCC

Need organisation structure best suited to Indian conditions, IAF on theatre commands

The IAF chief said the model of integration that India adopts must be future-ready, must reduce levels of decision-making, and capitalise on the strength of all three services.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.