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  • Saradha scam: ED freezes bank accounts of Mohun Bagan, East Bengal football clubs 2 days ago

    Kolkata: Two prominent football clubs in West Bengal - Mohun Bagan and East Bengal - are facing the heat in the multicrore Saradha chit fund scam. The Enforcement Directorate has frozen the bank accounts of the two clubs and is also likely to act against another two - Bhowanipore and Kalighat...
  • Odisha: Court asks jail authorities to produce Seashore CMD on October 14 5 days ago

    Bhubaneswar: A local court has directed the superintendent of Jeypore jail in Odisha's Koraput district to produce Seashore CMD Prashant Das before it on October 14. District and sessions court judge DP Choudhury issued the direction yesterday while hearing a petition of the Enforcement Directorate which wanted to take Das on...
  • West Bengal: BJP demands CM Mamata Banerjee's resignation September 11, 2014

    Kolkata: Demanding resignation of Mamata Banerjee as Chief Minister of West bengal in view of the CBI's questioning of her party MPs in the Saradha scam, the BJP on Thursday said that it would submit a memorandum to the state Governor asking her to step down on moral ground. "We will...
  • Syndicate Bank fraud case: ED attaches Rs 12 crore assets September 6, 2014

    Chennai: The Enforcement Directorate has attached eight immovable properties consisting of about 80 residential units at several neighbourhoods here worth Rs 12 crore as a followup in a bank fraud case. The properties had been purchased by one Kumar alias Vijayakumar by obtaining several loans, including housing and...
  • 2G Scam: SC to hear ED officer's issue on Thursday September 2, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday said that it will pass an order on continuance of Deputy Director of ED Rajeshwar Singh in the investigation of 2G spectrum scam only after hearing him. "We will hear him if he wants to continue or not. After hearing him we will pass...
  • AgustaWestland: ED slaps laundering case against exIAF chief July 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Stepping up the heat in the Rs 3,600crore AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Friday registered a money laundering case against former IAF chief SP Tyagi and others to probe proceeds of crime in the alleged kickbacks paid to procure the flying machines. ED, which...
  • Ed Sheeran scores first No 1 album on US Billboard chart July 3, 2014

    Reuters: British singersongwriter Ed Sheeran's scored his first top album on the weekly U.S. Billboard 200 chart on Wednesday as "x" easily lapped the competition selling 210,000 copies, according to figures from Nielsen SoundScan. "x" is the 23yearold's second album and sales have been helped by the success of the single...
  • Ed Sheeran's 'X' sells over 182,000 copies, becomes the fastest selling album of 2014 June 30, 2014

    London: Singer Ed Sheeran has reached a milestone with her second album 'X' it has sold more than 182,000 copies in the last seven days to make it the fastestselling album of 2014. The 23 yearold entered the British charts on Sunday at No.1 with his 12track album, reports...
  • BJP demands independent CBI, ED probe into irrigation scam June 18, 2014

    Pune: The BJP has demanded an independent investigation by the CBI and the Enforcement Directorate (ED) into alleged irregular financial transactions worth Rs 20,000 crore which fell outside the scope of the Chitale Committee, which probed the irrigation scam in Maharashtra. Accusing Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan of shielding then...
  • Kerala: VS Achutanandan's petition on CBI probe in solar case posted after 4 weeks June 13, 2014

    Kochi: Kerala High Court on Friday adjourned after 4 weeks the petition by veteran CPI(M) leader VS Achutanandan seeking CBI inquiry in the solar panel case, which had rocked the state last year. The petitioner had also sought a probe involving Enforcement Directorate, Corporate Affairs Department and Income Tax Department. A...
  • Over 300 bank accounts, 200 firms used to commit Saradha scam: ED June 8, 2014

    New Delhi: A complicated maze of 338 bank accounts and 224 companies was used by the perpetrators of the Saradha chitfund scam which is alleged to have duped numerous investors of their hard earned monies in various states including West Bengal, Odisha and Assam. The Enforcement Directorate (ED), which has been...
  • Black money SIT decides to solve tax treaties' secrecy puzzle June 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Tasked with the job of recovering illicit wealth stashed away by Indians, the SIT on black money has decided to look into the contentious issue of secrecy clauses in India's tax treaties with Switzerland and other countries. India has signed tax information exchange treaties with many countries, but they...
  • Contradiction in ED's charge sheet in 2G's PMLA case: Shahid Balwa June 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Swan Telecom promoter Shahid Usman Balwa on Wednesday told a Delhi court that the charge sheet filed by Enforcement Directorate in a 2G scamrelated money laundering case was "contradictory" and the transfer of Rs 200 crore to Kalaignar TV was a "prudent business transaction". Balwa, who has...
  • Saradha probe: ED, CBI to share vital information May 20, 2014

    Kolkata: The two central agencies, Enforcement Directorate and Central Bureau of Investigation, would coordinate with each other while probing the multicrore Saradha chit fund scam independently. "The CBI team, led by joint director Rajiv Singh, had come to us on Monday just to get a feel of the entire issue....
  • Maroon 5, Shakira rock Wango Tango 2014 May 12, 2014

    Carson: Wango Tango alum Adam Levine welcomed a new generation of concertgoers to the annual, daylong music festival Saturday. Before performing his hit "Pay Phone" the Maroon 5 frontman recalled his Wango debut in 2004. "Half of you guys weren't even alive. So welcome," said a platinum blond Levine. Colombian singer Shakira, British...
  • Saradha scam: ED to complete probe within 'reasonable time' May 6, 2014

    Kolkata: The Enforcement Directorate was hopeful that the investigation into the Saradha ponzi scam would be completed within a reasonable period of time, as the wife of a former Congress MP was questioned. "The Saradha probe involves several issues and scanning of plethora of documents. But we hope that the investigation...
  • Coal scam: ED files laundering case against exMoS, Naveen Jindal May 5, 2014

    New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has slapped money laundering charges against former Minister of State in the Coal Ministry Dasari Narayana Rao and Congress MP Naveen Jindal in connection with its probe in the Coal blocks allocation case. The agency, which has registered an FIR under the Prevention of Money...
  • Court to rule on May 2 on ED chargesheet against Raja, Kanimozhi April 30, 2014

    New Delhi: A court on Wednesday reserved its order on taking cognizance of the chargesheet against former telecom minister A Raja, DMK MP Kanimozhi and Dayalu Ammal, the wife of DMK chief M Karunanidhi, among others for money laundering in the 2G spectrum allocation case. Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Special...
  • Assets, properties worth Rs 1,759 crore seized by ED April 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Over Rs 1,750 crore worth of properties and valuable assets have been seized by Enforcement Directorate (ED) in the last one year even as the antimoney laundering agency launched maximum number of prosecution for alleged violations during the same period. The agency carried out a total of 127 attachments...
  • Chidambaram has nothing to hide in Saradha scam: Anand Sharma April 28, 2014

    Kolkata: Rebutting Narendra Modi's charge that Union Finance Minister P Chidamaram had something to hide in the Saradha scam, Union Commerce Minister Anand Sharma on Monday said that Trinamool Congress leaders were involved in the scandal and they would be investigated and punished under law. Sharma alleged that Chief Minister Mamata...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey April 25, 2014

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  • News 360: BJP targets Robert Vadra, says will probe him April 25, 2014

    There will be no witchhunt if the Bharatiya Janata Party forms the next government at the Centre, said party leader Arun Jaitley on Friday just a few hours after his colleague Uma Bharti called Congress President Sonia Gandhi's soninlaw Robert Vadra a thief and said that he won't be spared. ...
  • Coal scam: ED registers money laundering, forex violation case April 24, 2014

    New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has registered money laundering cases against those firms which are under the scanner of CBI, including Jindal Steel and Power Limited (JSPL) and Rathi Steel and Power. ED officials said that post-registration of the cases, the agency has issued directions to its various zonal offices...
  • 2G scam: ED likely to file chargesheet against Kanimozhi, Raja soon April 22, 2014

    New Delhi: A charge sheet against former Telecom Minister A Raja and DMK leader Kanimozhi is expected to be filed soon in the 2G spectrum money laundering case being probed by the Enforcement Directorate (ED). A Raja is likely to be charged with abetment to money laundering while DMK...
  • ED acting at behest of Chidambaram, Bengal government alleges April 20, 2014

    Kolkata: West Bengal government on Sunday alleged that the Enforcement Directorate took action in Saradha chit fund scam at the behest of Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram and questioned the timing of the "political action before the election". "ED all of a sudden has become active before the election. What...
  • Benedict: Would've liked a part in JJ's new 'Star Wars', but won't happen April 14, 2014

    London: Benedict Cumberbatch has revealed that he is not starring in the highly-anticipated 'Star Wars' sequel. Cumberbatch, 37, has long been linked to a role in 'Star Wars: Episode Vii', which would reunite him with his 'Star Trek Into Darkness' director JJ Abrams but the 'Sherlock' star claims the...
  • Australia cut Cowan, Wade from contracts list March 31, 2014

    Australia have cut opening batsman Ed Cowan and wicketkeeper Matthew Wade from their list of 18 centrally-contracted players, but handed opener Phillip Hughes another chance to establish himself in the national set-up. The 25-year-old Hughes has been dropped three times since his 2009 Test debut against South Africa and may count...
  • Ireland stun World T20 champions West Indies February 27, 2014

    Kingston: Ireland added to their list of giantkilling victories with a sixwicket win over World Twenty20 champions West Indies in the first T20 international at Jamaica's Sabina Park on Wednesday. It was at the Kingston venue where Ireland dramatically defeated Pakistan in a St Patrick's Day 50over World Cup match back...
  • Manchester United plan significant squad changes February 12, 2014

    London: After conceding Manchester United were enduring a "disappointing" season, vice chairman Ed Woodward indicated on Wednesday that a significant overhaul of the struggling squad will come in the summer. Champions of the English Premier League last season, United are seventh in the standings, nine points from the crucial fourth Champions...
  • Taylor Swift won't feature in Ed Sheeran's album January 10, 2014

    Los Angeles: British singer Ed Sheeran confirmed that his good friend Taylor Swift won't make a guest appearance in his new album like she did in his previous record. Sheeran, 22, announced earlier this week that he wants to surprise people with his upcoming album and explains that another...