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Newsclick Received Transmittals Worth Rs 30 Crore, Says ED

Enforcement Directorate (ED) has confirmed that the online portal 'Newsclick' received remittances from unwarranted sources between March 2018 and March 2020. Reportedly, it received Rs 30 crore of which a major chunk was given as salary to Bhima Koregaon case accused Gautam Navlakha. Besides, it paid Rs 52.09 lakh to Bappaditya Singh - an IT cell member of CPI(M). However, Newsclick denied wrongdoings and criticized the wing for establishing… read-more

Sun, 14 Feb 2021 - 01:47 PM / by Ronit John

Tags:, Control-Flow Enforcement, Bhima Koregaon Case, Raid

Courtesy: The Print

Representational photo: Officers outside ED office.

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Delhi: ED Conducts Raid On Newsclick Office, Residence Of Journalists

Premises of Delhi-based independent media portal was raided by Enforcement Directorate on February 9. Reportedly, the agency stormed residences of portal's owner Prabir Purkayastha and editor Pranjal. The raid was conducted under investigation of alleged money laundering case involving funding from "dubious companies" abroad. Pranjal stated, "we are cooperating and will continue to cooperate". Meanwhile, many journalists… read-more

Tue, 09 Feb 2021 - 03:33 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Enforcement Directorate,, Prabir Purkayastha, MONEY LAUNDERING

Courtesy: The Wire