Free Press Journal
  • Delhi High Court to hear Aslam Wani’s bail plea over terror funding case

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court will hear the bail plea of Mohammad Aslam Wani, an alleged hawala dealer, in connection with a money laundering case involving Kashmiri separatist leader Shabir Shah. The court on Tuesday began the trial of Shah and Wani in connection with the decade-old case for alleged terror funding. It also sought the Enforcement Directorate’s (ED) response to the bail plea filed by Shah by February 22.

  • Substantial progress in probe against Ranjit Sinha: SIT to SC

    New Delhi : The CBI’s special investigation team (SIT) today informed the Supreme Court that substantial progress has been made in the probe against the agency’s then chief Ranjit Sinha, who prima facie tried to scuttle the investigation in coal scam cases.

  • PMLA Tribunal restrains ED from taking over Zakir Naik’s assets

    Mumbai: A PMLA Tribunal has restrained the Enforcement Directorate (ED) from taking possession of immovable assets it has attached in connection with a money laundering case against controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik, a move the agency said it will appeal against.

  • Fodder scam Lalu gets 3 years, 6 months in jail

    Ranchi : A special CBI court on Saturday sentenced RJD chief Lalu Prasad to three-and-a-half years in jail and imposed a fine of Rs 10 lakh on him in a fodder scam case relating to fraudulent withdrawal of Rs 89.27 lakh from the Deoghar Treasury 21 years ago. The punishment was handed down to 69-year-old Prasad by CBI court judge Shiv Pal Singh. This is the second time that he has been

  • Another charge-sheet against Misa Bharti in money laundering case

    New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has filed another supplementary charge-sheet against Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) supremo Lalu Prasad’s daughter Misa Bharti, her husband Shailesh Kumar and others in Delhi’s Patiala House Court in connection with alleged Rs. 8000 crore money laundering case.

  • SC asks ED, CBI to file status report in Aircel-Maxis cases

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday directed the Enforcement Directorate (ED) and Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to file a status report by January 23 in connection with the investigations pending in the cases related to Aircel-Maxis deal.

  • Enforcement Directorate arrests 2 in Vadra-linked land grab case

    New Delhi / Jaipur: The Enforcement Directorate has said it has arrested two persons in connection with its money laundering probe in the Bikaner land scam case, which is allegedly linked to Robert Vadra, the brother-in-law of Congress President Rahul Gandhi.

  • ED seizes properties worth Rs 48.87 cr in Panama Papers Case

    New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate on Friday seized properties in the form of immovable assets worth Rs 48.87 crore from Ahmedabad-based company in connection with the Panama Papers case.

  • Panama Papers case: ED seizes assets linked to former IPL chairman

    New Delhi : The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Saturday said it has seized mutual funds valued at Rs 10.35 crore under the FEMA law of a company “controlled” by businessman and former IPL Chairman Chirayu Amin in the Panama Papers case.

  • Mumbai: Keen to end tariq-pe-tariq, Chhagan Bhujbal team ups the ante for bail

    Mumbai: After the Supreme Court struck down Section 45 of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA), it has boosted prospects of former Deputy Chief Minister Chhagan Bhujbal’s bail. Interestingly, Bhujbal’s bail application was filed in July this year and since then it has only been ‘tariq pe tariq’ – a much popular line from Damini, a Hindi film.

  • INX media case: ED to interrogate Peter Mukherjea in money laundering case

    Mumbai: The special Central Bureau of Investigations (CBI) court on Thursday granted permission to the Enforcement Directorate (ED) to interrogate Peter Mukherjea, money laundering case. The case also involves former finance minister and senior politician P Chidambaram’s son Karti.

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    Mumbai: ED opposes Chhagan Bhujbal’s bail plea

    Mumbai: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Thursday vehemently opposed the application moved by former deputy chief minister Chhagan Bhujbal, seeking bail. The central agency claimed that Bhujbal has given an explanation of only Rs 30 crore out of the total Rs 847 crore, the amount which he is accused of siphoning and laundering.

  • Mumbai: Chhagan Bhujbal waits for bail, ED attaches his properties

    Mumbai: Just prior to the hearing on former Deputy Chief Minister Chhagan Bhujbal’s application for bail, the ED has attached former’s properties, which the agency claims are worth Rs 20.41 crores. Interestingly, these properties include the house willed to Bhujbal by his grandmother and another which he had got under the MLA quota.

  • ED attaches Rs 20 cr assets in Chhagan Bhujbal PMLA case

    Mumbai: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has issued a fresh order attaching assets worth Rs 20.41 crore in connection with its money laundering probe against former Maharashtra deputy chief minister Chhagan Bhujbal and others.

  • Rabri Devi grilled by ED for 6 hours

    Patna : Former Bihar Chief Minister Rabri Devi was on Saturday grilled for six hours here by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in connection with a railway hotels allotment corruption case, official sources said.   Rabri Devi, wife of RJD chief Lalu Prasad, reached the ED zonal office in the state capital by noon.

  • ED questions Tejashwi Yadav in IRCTC scam case

    Patna: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Monday questioned Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prashad Yadav’s son and former Bihar deputy chief minister Tejashwi Yadav in connection with the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) scam case.