Free Press Journal
  • INX Media PMLA Case: Karti Chidambaram appears before Enforcement Directorate

    New Delhi: Karti Chidambaram, the son of senior Congress leader P Chidambaram, today appeared before the ED in connection with its probe into the INX Media money laundering case. Karti was summoned by the agency to appear before the Investigating Officer (IO) of the case today. His authorised representative had met the IO on the last two occasions and the central probe agency had subsequently asked him to appear himself.

  • ED arrests former Andhra Bank official in loan fraud case

    New Delhi: A former Director of Andhra Bank has been arrested by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in connection with its money laundering probe in the alleged Rs 5,000-crore bank fraud case involving a Gujarat-based pharma firm, official sources said today.

  • ED conducts raid at Karti Chidambaram’s Delhi, Chennai homes

    New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) conducted a raid at former union minister P. Chidambaram’s son Karti Chidambaram’s homes in Delhi and Chennai in the alleged INX Media bribery case, on Friday. During the filing of the report, the raid was on-going. According to sources, the ED officials reached there at 7.30 a.m. There were about five officials at their residence.

  • 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.

  • CBI, ED to appeal against verdict

    New Delhi : The CBI and Enforcement Directorate on Thursday said they would file an appeal against the 2G scam case verdict by a special court, which acquitted all the 16 accused rejecting the case presented by the agency.

  • ED fails to ensure Vijay Mallya’s presence, tells court about steps

    New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate today told a Delhi court that despite its efforts, it could not ensure presence of fugitive businessman Vijay Mallya before it to face trial for allegedly evading summons in a FERA violation case. The agency informed Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Deepak Shehrawat about steps it had taken, including sending summons to Mallya’s office and residences and publishing notices in various newspapers about the notice seeking appearance in the matter.

  • Panama Papers: ED seizes assets of Ahd company

    New Delhi : The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Friday said it has seized assets worth Rs 48.87 crore, under the FEMA law, of an Ahmedabad-based company in connection with its probe in the ‘Panama Papers’ case. The central probe agency identified the firm as Ms. Sintex Industries Limited and said it is linked to Amit Patel and Rahul Patel, whose names “had figured in the Panama Papers case with respect to their