Thursday, 1 December, 2022
TopicPrevention of Money Laundering Act

Topic: Prevention of Money Laundering Act

‘Bribe giver’ can be prosecuted under PMLA, accused party to ‘proceeds of crime,’ says SC

A three-judge bench of the SC overturned a Madras High Court verdict that quashed PMLA proceedings against a person who allegedly handed over Rs 50 lakh to a government servant.

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.

ED arrests two ‘business associates’ of Satyendar Jain in money laundering probe

The 57-year-old was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate on 30 May under the criminal sections of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act and is in judicial custody at present.

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.

After back & forth between courts, Supreme Court seeks Centre’s stand on Jairam’s plea

Congress MP Jairam Ramesh's plea challenged the amendments made to the Prevention of Money Laundering Act.

Enforcement Directorate attaches assets worth Rs 637 crore of Nirav Modi

The Punjab National Bank case is one among very few where Indian agencies have attached assets abroad in a criminal probe.

On Camera

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Congress MP Shashi Tharoor (Photo/ANI)

Operation ‘Discipline Tharoor’ failed in Kerala. But battle against Pinarayi won’t be easy

If his attacks on Modi and the BJP are any indication, Tharoor would rather be measured than go all-out, especially as an exponent of positive politics.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

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.