ED seeks 14-day custody of Congress leader Shivakumar

The Enforcement Directorate today sought 14-day custodial interrogation of Karnataka Congress leader D K Shivakumar, arrested in a money laundering case, in a Delhi court. Continue Reading

Chidambaram plea: SC to decide 5 September

The Supreme Court today said it will pronounce on 5 September the order on plea of former Finance Minister P Chidambaram in the INX Media money laundering case lodged by the Enforcement Directorate. Continue Reading

Need Chidambaram’s custody to unearth conspiracy: ED to SC

Money laundering is an offence against “society and nation,” the ED told the Supreme Court today and said it needed custodial interrogation of former Finance Minister P Chidambaram to unearth the larger conspiracy in the INX Media money case under PMLA. Continue Reading

SC extends protection from arrest to Chidambaram

The Supreme Court today extended till tomorrow the interim protection from arrest granted to former Finance Minister P Chidambaram in the INX Media money laundering case lodged by the Enforcement Directorate (ED). Continue Reading

Praful Patel appears before ED in aviation scam

Former Civil Aviation Minister and NCP leader Praful Patel today appeared before the ED in connection with a money laundering probe related to losses suffered by Air India as part of an alleged multi-crore aviation scam, officials said. Continue Reading

Money laundering case: Robert Vadra appears before ED

Robert Vadra, the brother-in-law of Congress President Rahul Gandhi, appeared before the Enforcement Directorate today in connection with a money laundering case linked to purchase of alleged illegal assets abroad, officials said. Continue Reading

Aircel-Maxis case: Delhi court extends relief to Chidambarams

A Delhi court today extended till 1 August the interim protection from arrest granted to former Union Minister P Chidambaram and his son Karti in the Aircel-Maxis cases by the CBI and the ED. Continue Reading

Sadiq Batcha’s wife claims attack, gets police protection

Rehana Banu, wife of former union minister A Raja’s key aide Sadiq Batcha who was found dead in 2011 amid the probe into the 2G spectrum scam, was provided security after she lodged a complaint with the Police Commissioner stating that some men smashed the window glass and pelted stones at the car in which she was travelling Tuesday night in a suburban area. Continue Reading

ED attaches assets of P Chidambaram, Karti worth Rs 54 cr

The ED had registered a PMLA case in this deal case on the basis of a CBI FIR and had alleged that irregularities took place in the FIPB clearance to INX Media for receiving overseas funds to the tune of Rs 305 crore in 2007 when his father P Chidambaram was the Union finance minister. The ED had grilled Karti in this case in the past. Continue Reading