Delhi police, on October 3, raided the places of journalists of Newsclick, in allegations of irregularities in funding and Chinese investors' involvement. The raids started on October 3, morning, in New Delhi, confirmed the sources. The police seized laptops, mobile phones and other documents of journalists, associated with the news portal. Sanjay Rajoura, Bhasha Singh, Urmilesh, Prabir Purkayastha, Abhisar Sharma, Aunindyo Chakraborty and… read-more
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) arrested a woman Indian Administration Service (IAS) in the coal scam. The ED conducted raids at her residence in Raipur on Friday. Her premises were raided earlier as well and her assets were attached by the ED as part of its probe into the alleged coal levy case. This is the second IAS officer in the state who has been arrested in the case.
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The Enforcement Directorate (ED) officials conducted searches on the premises of film production company Lyca in Chennai, reports claimed. Searches were being held in different locations in the city, confirmed news agencies. There was no immediate response from the production company regarding the raids. It is to be noted, Searches were underway at around eight premises in Chennai after the central probe agency registered a money laundering… read-more
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the Pimpri Chinchwad Crime Branch team has busted a sex racket operating out of a five-star hotel in the Wakad area in Pune. The police arrested a Bhojpuri actress and model, along with an agent, for their alleged involvement in the prostitution business. The raid was conducted after the police received a tip-off about the illegal activity at the hotel. A case has been registered and an investigation is launched.
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) launched searches at Jet Airways offices and residence of owner Naresh Goyal. The searches were carried out in the view of bank fraud allegations, confirmed CBI officials. As per sources, the CBI has registered a case against Jet Airways, Naresh Goyal, wife Anita Goyal and Ananda Shetty for duping banks to the tune of Rs 538 crores. Seven locations are being raided in Mumbai.
Conman Sukesh broke down in front of police in Mumbai Jail, after a raid in his cell, on February 23. In the CCTV, Sukesh who was alleged in a money extortion case was weeping. Furthermore, during the raid, the police seized items worth lakhs. As per sources, a Gucci sandal worth Rs 1.5 lakh and two pairs of jeans worth Rs 80,000, were recovered.
A team of 15 officials from the Income Tax Department conducted survey operations at the offices of the BBC in Delhi and Mumbai, on February 14. As per sources, the searches at the BBC offices were related to allegations of International Taxation and Transfer Pricing irregularities, said sources. The department is looking at documents related to the business operations of the company and those related to its Indian arm.
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The Enforcement Directorate (ED) is conducting raids at more than 25 locations in Delhi, in connection with the Delhi Excise Policy Scam. The case involves Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia, politicians and others including businessmen in Hyderabad. In the new raid, the premises of businessmen dealing in liquor are being searched. However, details of the raid and an official statement from the ED agency is awaited.
Delhi Lieutenant Governor VK Saxena on August 19 transferred 12 IAS officials, hours after the CBI searched 22 sites in connection with the Delhi excise policy inquiry. Saxena issued the order with no explanation. The list includes Jitendra Narain, Anil Kumar Singh, Vivek Pandey, Shurbir Singh, Garima Gupta, Ashish Madhaorao More, Udit Prakash Rai, Vijendra Singh… read-more
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US federal investigators on August 12 seized 11 sets of secret documents from the Florida home of former President Donald Trump during an extraordinary search. These papers are part of a possible criminal breach of the Espionage Act and a few other laws. Trump is facing potential criminal charges in Georgia as a result of his efforts to reverse the result of the 2020 presidential election in his favor.
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