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Tamil Nadu Electricity Minister ‘weeps’ after he is arrested by ED

Chennai | After 18 hours of interrogation, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) arrested Tamil Nadu Electricity Minister Senthil Balaji on Wednesday. But the Minister, according to sources, fell unconscious after his arrest and is currently admitted at a hospital in Omarandur Estate, Chennai. The marathon interrogation took place at the Minister’s official residence here on Tuesday, […]

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Politicians don’t enjoy higher immunity than common citizens: SC on CBI, ED misuse against Opposition

New Delhi | The Supreme Court on Wednesday declined to entertain a petition jointly filed by 14 political parties comprising Congress, Trinamool Congress, AAP, NCP, Shiv Sena, alleging misuse of investigative agencies in arresting opposition leaders, and sought guidelines on arrest. A bench headed by Chief Justice of India and comprising Justice J.B. Pardiwala observed that […]

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ED Director Sanjay Kumar Mishra gets one year extension

New Delhi | The tenure of Enforcement Directorate chief Sanjay Kumar Mishra, an Indian Revenue Service officer of 1984 batch, has been extended for another year. His four-year-long tenure in the ED was to be completed in November 18 this year but he has been given another stint as head of the Central anti-money-laundering probe agency. […]

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ED files chargesheet against Hafiz Saeed, Shahid Mehmood others in terror funding case

New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has filed a chargesheet against founder of banned terror outfits like Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT), Jamaat-Ud-Dawa (JuD) and Falah-i-Insaniyat Foundation Hafiz Saeed, his deputy Shahid Mehmood, Mohammad Salman, Dubai-based Pakistani Mohammad Kamran and Mohammad Salim alias Mama, a Delhi-based hawala operator in a terror funding case. An ED official said that the […]

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Deepak Kochhar sent to ED custody for 11 days

Mumbai: A special court in Mumbai on Tuesday sent businessman Deepak Kochhar to 11 days custody of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) which arrested him late on Monday in a money-laundering case. Kochhar, the husband of the high-profile former ICICI Bank CEO and MD Chanda Kochhar, is facing charges of money-laundering in the ICICI Bank-Videocon Group case. […]