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Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut produced in court, hours after midnight arrest in Patra Chawl scam

Sanjay Raut was earlier taken for medical check-up; Shiv Sena launches protest against arrest   Mumbai: Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) around midnight on Sunday under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act in an alleged land scam. He was taken to the government hospital for check-up on Monday,...

Sonia Gandhi to appear before ED on Wednesday for 3rd round of questioning

  New Delhi: Congress president Sonia Gandhi is scheduled to appear before the Enforcement Directorate on Wednesday for the third round of questioning in the National Herald case. Sonia Gandhi’s first appearance at the office of the agency was on July 21. The next round was held on Tuesday, July 26. Both days were marked...

WB minister Partha Chatterjee arrested by ED after Rs 21 crore cash seizure from aide’s house

Kolkata: Trinamool Congress leader and West Bengal Cabinet minister Partha Chatterjee was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate on Saturday for alleged involvement in the SSC recruitment scam. The former education minister was produced before the Bankshal Court. Earlier, over Rs 21 crore cash was found from the house of Arpita Mukherjee, a close aide of...

Rahul Gandhi reaches ED office for fourth round of questioning in National Herald case

New Delhi: The questioning of Congress MP Rahul Gandhi by the Enforcement Directorate in the National Herald case entered the fourth day on Monday. The ED had issued summons to Rahul Gandhi and his mother and Congress president Sonia Gandhi for interrogation in the money laundering case. Rahul’s questioning began on June 13. Congress leaders,...

Delhi health minister Satyendar Jain suffers ‘memory loss’ during ED probe

Minister’s custody extended till June 18 after court reserves order on bail plea New Delhi: Delhi health minister Satyendar Jain, who is currently in the custody of the Enforcement Directorate for questioning in a money laundering case, claimed to suffer from memory loss, the agency told the trial court on Tuesday during the hearing of...

Rajya Sabha elections in Maharashtra: Nawab Malik, Anil Deshmukh denied permission to vote

Mumbai: A special PMLA court denied permission for Maharashtra minister Nawab Malik and former Home Minister Anil Deshmukh to vote in the Rajya Sabha elections on Friday. Deshmukh’s lawyer has requested for a certified copy of the order at the earliest so as to enable them to approach the High Court on Thursday itself. Objecting...

ED raids premises of Satyendar Jain, aides; seizes Rs 2.82 crore cash, 1.8 kg gold

New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) said on Tuesday that it had seized Rs 2.82 crore in cash and 133 gold coins weighing 1.8 kg during raids at the premises of Delhi health minister Satyendar Jain and his aides. According to the agency, the cash and gold were unexplained and had been kept in a...

ED issues fresh summons to Rahul Gandhi in National Herald case

The Congress leader had sought change of date as he is out of country   New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate has issued fresh summons to Congress MP Rahul Gandhi in the National Herald newspaper case. He had asked for more time to appear before the agency as he is currently out of the country. The...

ED freezes PFI’s bank accounts on money laundering charges

New Delhi: The bank accounts of Popular Front of India (PFI) have been frozen by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act. PFI has been under scanner of agencies tracking terror cases. As many as 23 bank accounts of the organisation with collective balance of Rs 59,12,051 as well as 10...

Delhi minister Satyendar Jain sent to ED custody till June 9 in money laundering case

New Delhi: A court in Delhi has sentenced Delhi health minister Satyendar Jain to the Enforcement Directorate’s (ED’s) custody till June 9. Satyendar Jain was arrested on Monday by ED for alleged money laundering. The CBI had in 2017 alleged that the minister and his wife had amassed disproportionate assets worth Rs 1.47 crore between...

Dawood Ibrahim in Pakistan’s Karachi: Nephew tells ED

Mumbai: Wanted gangster Dawood Ibrahim is in Karachi in Pakistan, his nephew Alishah Parkar has told the Enforcement Directorate. Alishah Parkar is the son of Dawood’s sister Haseena Parkar. He said that while he and his family are not in contact with the fugitive gangster, the latter’s wife Mehajabin contacts his wife and sisters during...

ED seizes Rs 5.5k crore from Xiaomi India’s accounts

  New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Saturday seized Rs 5551.27 crore from bank accounts of Xiaomi Technology India Private Limited for violation of foreign exchange law. Xiaomi India is the distributor of Chinese smartphones under the brandname MI. The seizure was done under provisions of the Foreign Exchange Management Act 1999 in connection...