In a major crackdown on real estate companies in Tamil Nadu, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Tuesday carried out raids at more than 40 locations across Tamil Nadu including Chennai and Thanjavur. The house and offices of a prominent real estate industrialist Shanmugam in Thanjavur, are also being raided. The ED raids are were carried at Thyagaraya Nagar, Saravana Street,… Continue reading "ED raids across multiple locations in Tamil Nadu"
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Following the arrest of Tamil Nadu minister V Senthil Balaji in a money laundering case on June 14, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) has conducted several raids and searches at different locations connected to him. On Wednesday morning, officials from the investigating agency arrived at an under-construction building located on the Karur-Salem highway, which belongs to Ashok, the brother of Balaji,… Continue reading "ED searches property of Senthilbalaji’s brother in Karur"
Embattled Minister V Senthilbalaji and his wife Megala on Wednesday assailed the Enforcement Directorate’s decision to arrest him in a money laundering case, saying in accordance with a Supreme court judgment, the officials of the probe agency are not police officers and so they cannot make arrests. Appearing for the Minister and his wife before a bench of Justices AS… Continue reading "Senthil Balaji case: Kapil Sibal says ED can’t make arrests"
State higher education minister K Ponmudy on Wednesday met and briefed Chief Minister M K Stalin after going through Enforcement Directorate (ED) inquiry in connection with alleged money laundering case. Ponmudy visited Stalin at the Chief Minister’s camp office a day after the conclusion of the two-day grilling by the ED. If party sources with knowledge of the meeting were… Continue reading "Minister Ponmudy briefs CM Stalin after ED inquiry"
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Monday conducted raids at the premises of DMK leader and Tamil Nadu Higher Education Minister K Ponmudy and his MP son Gautham Sigamani in a money laundering case, official sources said. Escorted by armed personnel of the CRPF, the officials of the federal probe agency searched the premises under the provisions of the Prevention of… Continue reading "ED raids Ponmudy and his son in money laundering case"
Tamil Nadu government on Wednesday withdrew the permission given to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in the state. “Section 6 of the Delhi Special Police Establishment Act, 1946 (Central Act XXV of 1946) states that the Central Bureau of Investigation should obtain the prior permission of the respective state government even if it is conducting an investigation in any… Continue reading "Tamilnadu govt withdraws permission given to CBI"
The Directorate of Enforcement (ED) has carried out searches at 10 locations in Chennai related to officials of Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation (TANGEDCO) and South India Corporation (SIC), a group company of the Chettinad Group. A sum of Rs 360 crore was also recovered during the raids, the ED said in a statement. The searches were conducted last… Continue reading "ED searches in Chennai linked to officials of TANGEDCO"
Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren has been summoned by the Enforcement Directorate in an illegal mining case. Soren has been asked to appear before the central probe agency tomorrow, November 3. The ED has already arrested Soren’s aide Pankaj Mishra in the case. On July 8, the probe agency also raided 18 locations in Jharkhand linked to Pankaj Mishra and… Continue reading "Hemant Soren summoned by ED in illegal mining case"
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi is set to appear for the fifth day of questioning by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) today. The Wayanad MP has been questioned for over 40 hours in an alleged money laundering case. His questioning is likely to be completed today, said sources. Gandhi’s questioning resumed yesterday after a day’s break allowing him to visit his hospitalised… Continue reading "Ed continues to grill Rahul Gandhi"
A day after Congress president Sonia Gandhi and senior leader Rahul Gandhi were asked to appear before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) for questioning in a money laundering case linked to the National Herald newspaper, sources have now learned that Rahul Gandhi is currently on a foreign tour and is likely to arrive in the country on June 5. Congress party… Continue reading "Rahul Gandhi seeks time to appear before ED"