CURRENCY NOTES

  • Tamil Nadu: Fake currency notes seized; one held September 13, 2014

    Chennai: A 24yearold man from West Bengalhas been arrested for alleged possession of fake Indian currency notes with a total face value of Rs 88,000, police said on Saturday. Partha Pathru was arrested on Friday when he tried to buy a pack of cigarettes, trying to exchange a Rs 1,000...
  • ICICI reports deposit of Rs 10 cr fake currency notes over several years April 9, 2014

    Country's largest private sector bank ICICI Bank has lodged an FIR alleging fake currency notes with a face value Rs 10 crore were deposited in its different branches in the past several years. Regional Head of ICICI Bank Manish Pandey lodged an FIR at Hazratganj police station alleging that fake currency...
  • Two arrested with fake currency notes in Muzaffarpur February 9, 2014

    Two people were arrested on Sunday with fake currency notes of face value Rs.3.98 lakh in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district, police said. They were arrested by the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) at Maithi when they were on their way to deliver the counterfeit notes at Bettiah, the district headquarters of West...
  • 2009 fake currency case: Quantum of sentence to be pronounced today January 30, 2014

    Mumbai: A special National Investigation Agency (NIA) court on Thursday will pronounce the quantum of sentence in the 2009 fake currency case. Six persons were convicted on Wednesday for possessing and circulating fake Indian Currency notes in May 2009. They have been convicted under Section 16 and 18 of Unlawful...
  • Fake Indian currency notes case: NIA convicts 6 people January 29, 2014

    New Delhi: A special National Investigation Agency court on Wednesday convicted all six people in a case of circulating fake Indian currency notes. They have been convicted under Section 16 and 18 of Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act and Section 489 of IPC. The quantum of sentence will be pronounced on Thursday. (More...
  • RBI to withdraw all pre2005 currency notes from March 31 January 22, 2014

    The Reserve Bank on Wednesday decided to withdraw all currency notes issued prior to 2005, including Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 denominations, after March 31 in a move apparently aimed at curbing black money and fake currencies. "After March 31, 2014, it (RBI) will completely withdraw from circulation all bank notes...
  • BJP leader Anchal Sonkar under scanner for tossing currency notes in air October 21, 2013

    Jabalpur: Authorities have sought explanation from the former Madhya Pradesh minister and BJP leader Anchal Sonkar for allegedly tossing currency notes in the air and violating the Model of Code of Conduct at a programme in Jabalpur. Assembly polls would be held in the state next month. Video footage...
  • Rajasthan police arrest fake note smuggler from West Bengal September 2, 2013

    Jaipur: Rajasthan police has seized fake Indian currency notes with face value of nearly Rs two lakh and arrested an alleged smuggler in West Bengal when he was boarding a train to this state, officials said on Monday. Mubin (28) was arrested from Malda district of West Bengal on Sunday and...
  • Dawood Ibrahim safe in Pakistan under ISI cover, says Tunda August 18, 2013

    Abdul Karim Tunda, one of India's most wanted terrorists who has been arrested, has told his interrogators he was in constant touch with Pakistan's ISI and worked closely with it and also met leaders of several anti India outfits during his stay in that country. A top Delhi police official while...
  • Cases of terror funding have increased by 300 per cent: Report February 25, 2013

    New Delhi: A Finance Ministry report has come out with shocking details about terror funding just a few days after the Hyderabad bomb blasts. According to the report terror funding has gone up by 300 per cent in the last one year while cases of hawala transaction and fake currency...
  • Karnataka: 300 bags with cash seized in Bellary June 12, 2012

    Bangalore: The police in Karantaka's mining hub of Bellary have found crores of crushed currency notes in a plywood factory. The currency was stored in 300 bags. The factory owner claims that he brought this consignment from Indore for making plywood a few months back and had no clue about...
  • 'Dawood behind fake currency operation in India' October 17, 2011

    New Delhi: A few days after news came in of the arrest of Iqbal Mirchi, Dawood Ibrahim's righthand man in London, a CNNIBN's exclusive report has exposed the latest modus operandi and routes to push fake currency to India. A detailed intelligence report shows how Hyderabad is emerging as the latest...