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  • VVIP choppers deal: ED to file fresh charge sheet

    New Delhi : The Enforcement Directorate (ED) is soon expected to file a fresh charge sheet in the over Rs 3,600 crore AgustaWestland VVIP choppers deal case, officials said Wednesday.

  • ED looks to attach Nirav’s Rs 4,000-cr foreign assets

    New Delhi : Widening its probe, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) has zeroed in on foreign assets worth about Rs 4,000 crore of absconding diamond jeweller Nirav Modi for quick attachment under the anti-money laundering law in connection with the alleged $2 billion PNB fraud case.

  • AgustaWestland case: Delhi court grants bail to former Air Force Chief SP Tyagi and others

    New Delhi: Former IAF chief Air Chief Marshal S.P. Tyagi and others were granted bail by a court here on Wednesday in a money laundering case related to the Rs 3,600-crore AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal. Special Judge Arvind Kumar asked Tyagi and others, who appeared before him, to furnish a personal bond of Rs one lakh and surety bond of like amount each.

  • PNB Scam: Mehul Choksi breaks silence, calls ED’s allegations ‘false and baseless’

    St. John’s (Antigua and Barbuda): Defending himself, fugitive diamantaire Mehul Choksi on Tuesday said that all allegations against him by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) are “false and baseless.” “All the allegations labeled by the ED are false and baseless. They have attached my properties illegally without there being any basis of the same,” Choksi said in his first interview since the multi-crore rupee scam tumbled out. All questions by ANI to Choksi were asked

  • Reminder sent to Interpol for Choksi RCN

    New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has sent a reminder to Interpol about its application seeking a red corner notice against absconding jeweller Mehul Choksi in connection with the PNB money laundering case, officials said. They said a detailed request for issuance of the arrest warrant against Choksi by the global police body was sent in June, soon after the ED filed a charge sheet against him in a Mumbai court. The

  • Karti asked to reply to ED plea by Sept 18

    New Delhi : Delhi’s Patiala House court on Monday issued notice to Karti Chidambaram on the Enforcement Directorate’s plea seeking cancellation of interim bail granted to him, and sought a reply from him by September 18.

  • Aircel-Maxis case: Court seeks Karti Chidambaram’s reply over ED’s plea seeking cancellation of interim bail

    New Delhi: Delhi’s Patiala House court on Monday issued notice to Karti Chidambaram on the Enforcement Directorate’s plea seeking cancellation of interim bail granted to him, and sought a reply from him by September 18. Karti, who is being interrogated for his involvement in the Aircel-Maxis case, has also been accused by the ED of not cooperating in the investigation which was one of the conditions on which he was granted interim

  • PNB Fraud: Interpol issues red corner notice against Nirav Modi’s sister Purvi

    New Delhi: Interpol has issued a red corner notice (RCN) against Purvi Modi, a Belgian national and absconding billionaire jeweller Nirav Modi‘s sister, in connection with the alleged USD 2 billion PNB money laundering case, officials said Monday. The notice, which acts as an international arrest warrant, states that Purvi Deepak Modi, 44, is required on charges of “money laundering”.

  • Aircel-Maxis case: ED moves court to cancel Karti Chidambaram’s interim relief from arrest

    New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate moved Monday a Delhi court seeking to cancel the interim relief from arrest granted to former Union minister P Chidambaram’s son Karti Chidambaram in an Aircel-Maxis money laundering case. Special CBI Judge O P Saini agreed to hear the plea at 2 pm Monday after the probe agency told the court that custodial interrogation of Karti Chidambaram was required in the matter.

  • Opp unites over Bharat Bandh

    New Delhi : Most of the opposition parties on Sunday announced their support to the Bharat Bandh called by the Congress and Left Front to protest against the rising fuel prices and have a showdown with the Modi government that has evaded a direct explanation to the non-stop rise in fuel prices.

  • PSBs rapped over huge loans to cos without security

    Chennai : The Madras High Court slammed public sector banks on Monday for granting crores of rupees as loans without sufficient security to several firms “when people are begging for educational and farm loans”.

  • Railway tender scam: ED files charge-sheet against Lalu, family

    New Delhi : The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Friday filed chargesheet against former Railway Minister Lalu Prasad, his wife Rabri Devi, son Tejashwi Yadav and others in a money laundering case related to the 2006 IRCTC hotels maintenance contract.

  • Aircel-Maxis PMLA case: ED questions former finance minister P Chidambaram

    New Delhi: The ED today again questioned former Finance Minister P Chidambaram in the Aircel-Maxis money laundering case, officials said. Official sources said Chidambaram’s statement will be recorded under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA). It is understood that the agency wants to put across a fresh set of questions to him regarding the deal.The agency had earlier recorded statements of FIPB officials when this deal took place and it is expected

  • ED files chargesheet against Lalu, Rabri, Tejashwi and 13 others in Railway tender scam

    New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate today filed its first charge sheet against RJD chief Lalu Prasad, his wife Rabri Devi and others in connection with the IRCTC hotels allotment money laundering case, officials said.The agency has also named Prasad’s son and former Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi Yadav, his party colleague PC Gupta and his wife Sarla Gupta, a firm Lara Projects and 10 others in the prosecution complaint (charge sheet) filed under

  • ED to appeal against PMLA tribunal order in Mallya case

    New Delhi : The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Sunday said it will appeal against a recent order of a PMLA tribunal, asking the agency to release a “miniscule” amount of assets it had attached in connection with a multi-crore-rupee bank loan fraud probe related to the Kingfisher Airlines and its promoter Vijay Mallya.

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    NCP leader Chhagan Bhujbal takes ill on way to PMLA court, hospitalized

    Mumbai: NCP leader Chhagan Bhujbal was admitted to a hospital after he complained of chest pain and uneasiness while on his way to attend a court hearing here on Monday. Bhujbal was granted bail by the Bombay High Court on May 4 after being in jail since March 2016 in connection with a case under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA).