Enforcement Directorate

High-Voltage Drama Rages At Ex-TMC MLA’s Hearing

KOLKATA: The raging high-voltage drama at the special courtroom hearing of Kolkata’s multi-crore scam case, involving a suspended minister from CM Mamata Banerjee’s Cabinet Partha Chatterjee and his close aide Arpita Mukherjee became more pronounced on Friday. The defense counsel and Enforcement Directorate (ED) lawyer continued to be at loggerheads during the hearing. While praying for

Congress Trying To Scare ED & Protect Gandhi Family: BJP

NEW DELHI: Hitting back at the Congress, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said that in the name of protest against inflation and unemployment, the Congress party is trying to scare the Enforcement Directorate (ED) and protect the Gandhi family. “There was discussion on inflation in the House. Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman replied but the

SSC Scam: ED Asks Ex-Min’s Daughter, Son-In-Law To Join Probe

KOLKATA: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has called the daughter and son-in-law of tainted former Bengal minister Partha Chatterjee to join its investigation in the multi-crore SSC recruitment scam.    The financial probe agency had sent emails to Chatterjee’s US-based daughter Sohini Bhattacharya and son-in-law Kalyanmay Bhattacharya to immediately come to Kolkata and join the investigation.  The

Pune Land Grab Scam: ED Files 6K Page Charge Sheet

NEW DELHI: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Thursday filed a 6,000-page charge sheet against Pune-based businessman Avinash Bhosale’s son Amit Bhosale of ARA properties and two others in connection with the Pune land grab scam case. The financial probe agency had attached the properties worth ₹4 crores in connection with the case in August last

You Are Not Above Law: BJP Warns Rahul, Sonia

NEW DELHI: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday warned Rahul Gandhi and Congress that the way they are behaving in the investigation of the National Herald case is inappropriate. “The way Rahul Gandhi and senior leadership of the Congress is behaving in this National Herald investigation case is uncalled for and inappropriate. First, you

Why Is Cong Scared To Move Court? Prahlad Joshi Asks

NEW DELHI: Amid the Congress party expressing apprehensions over the actions of the Enforcement Directorate, Union parliamentary affairs minister Pralhad Joshi on Thursday said that whatever is happening is happening within the confines of the law and whenever any government does anything wrong, courts are always there. “This country has such a vibrant and healthy

ED Removes Seal From Herald House In Kharge’s Presence

NEW DELHI: A day after the Enforcement Directorate (ED) sealed the office of Young Indian Limited (YIL) in connection with an alleged money laundering case involving National Herald, a senior Congress leader appeared before the financial probe agency on Thursday. The ED removed the seal from the office of YIL in presence of Mallikarjun Kharge

Govt Trying To Create Control State, Alleges Congress Leader

NEW DELHI: After Young Indian Ltd (YIL)’s office was sealed by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Wednesday, Congress accused the government on Thursday of wanting to establish a “control state”. On Thursday, ED removed the seal from the office of YIL in presence of senior Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge, who is also the principal officer

Court Extends Ex Bengal Min, Aide’s ED Stay 

KOLKATA: A Special Court in Kolkata has sent former Minister Partha Chatterjee and his close associate Arpita Mukherjee to two more days of ED custody till August 5th in the alleged SSC recruitment scam on Wednesday. But the war of words between the learned counsels from both sides once again lit up the courtroom. Looking

ED Attaches ₹105 Cr In Micro-Loans Fraud Case

NEW DELHI: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Wednesday said that it has attached bank balances worth ₹105.32 crores lying in various bank accounts and with payment gateway accounts of 12 Non-Banking Financial Companies (NBFCs) in connection with an instant personal micro-loans fraud case. Among the companies are Inditrade Fincorp Limited, Aglow Fintrade Private Limited and