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Enforcement Directorate:
The Directorate of Enforcement (ED) is a law enforcement agency and economic intelligence agency responsible for enforcing economic laws and fighting economic crime in India. It is part of the Department of Revenue, Ministry of Finance, Government Of India. It is composed of officers from the Indian Revenue Service, Indian Corporate Law Service, Indian Police Service and the Indian Administrative Service. The origin of this Directorate goes back to 1 May 1956, when an ‘Enforcement Unit’ was formed, in Department of Economic Affairs, for handling Exchange Control Laws violations under Foreign Exchange Regulation Act, 1947. In the year 1957, this Unit was renamed as ‘Enforcement Directorate’.

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Congress leader DK Shivakumar to be sent to Tihar jail

The Congress leader was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on September 3 and was in its custody since then.
DNA - Published Also reported by •IndiaTimes

Shivakumar moves Delhi HC seeking copy of his statements recorded by ED

Karnataka Congress leader D K Shivakumar approached the Delhi high court on Tuesday, seeking copy of his statements recorded by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in a money laundering case.
IndiaTimes - Published

Delhi court extends ED custody of Ratul Puri by 3 days in AgustaWestland money laundering case

A Delhi court on Monday extended by three days the ED custody of Ratul Puri, nephew of Madhya Pradesh chief minister Kamal Nath, in a money laundering case related to AgustaWestland chopper scam...
IndiaTimes - Published

ED raids multiple locations in disproportionate assets case involving former IRS officer

"Enforcement Directorate conducted searches at 6 locations, 2 each at Kolkata, Mumbai and Patna in connection with an investigation under Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002 (PMLA) against Neeraj..
DNA - Published

Interpol issues red corner notice to Nirav Modi's brother

Interpol has issued a red corner notice (RCN) against Nehal Modi, a Belgian citizen and step brother of fugitive diamond trader Nirav Modi on the request of the Enforcement Directorate. The ED..
IndiaTimes - Published

INX Media case: Court rejects P Chidambaram's surrender plea

Observing that investigation is the prerogative of the probe agency, a special CBI court here dismissed on Friday a plea by former Union finance minister P Chidambaram, who is currently lodged in Tihar..
IndiaTimes - Published

ED's charge against Shivakumar: Tainted money over Rs 200 crore, 'benami' property worth Rs 800 crore

The Enforcement Directorate on Friday told a court that probe against Congress leader DK Shivakumar has revealed that tainted money is more than Rs 200 crore and 'benami' property is worth Rs 800..
IndiaTimes - Published

ED seeks 5 more days of custodial interrogation of Congress leader D K Shivakumar

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Friday sought 5-day extension of Karnataka Congress leader D K Shivakumar's custodial interrogation. Shivakumar, arrested on September 3 by the ED in a money..
IndiaTimes - Published

INX Media Case: P Chidambaram to stay in Tihar as Delhi court rejects plea to surrender before ED

Chidambaram was arrested last month by the CBI after the Delhi High Court rejected his petition seeking anticipatory bail in the case
DNA - Published Also reported by •IndiaTimes

INX Media case: Chidambaram may have to stay in Tihar till Sept 23

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Thursday informed a special court here that it was in the middle of interrogating six persons in connection with the INX Media case involving former Union finance..
IndiaTimes - Published

Congress leader D K Shivakumar likely to be produced before court on Friday

Karnataka Congress leader D K Shivakumar, arrested in a money laundering case, is likely to be produced before a Delhi court on Friday on expiry of his 9-day ED custody. Special judge Ajay Kumar Kuhar..
IndiaTimes - Published

Robert Vadra may hamper probe if allowed to travel to Spain, ED tells court

The Enforcement Directorate told a Delhi court on Thursday that Robert Vadra, the son-in-law of Congress chief Sonia Gandhi, may hamper the probe if allowed to travel to Spain and other European..
IndiaTimes - Published

VVIP chopper case: Special Delhi court remands Ratul Puri in five-day Enforcement Directorate custody

Puri was arrested on Wednesday by the ED for his alleged involvement in Rs 3,600-crore AgustaWestland VVIP chopper money laundering case
DNA - Published

ED summons Shivakumar's daughter for questioning

In more trouble for arrested Congress leader DK Shivakumar, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) has now summoned his daughter Aishwarya for questioning as part of its probe into the money laundering case..
IndiaTimes - Published

AgustaWestland scam: Court dismisses Christian Michel's bail pleas in CBI, ED cases

Special Judge Arvind Kumar rejected Michel's applications in cases filed by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and the Enforcement Directorate (ED), saying there was no sufficient ground to..
IndiaTimes - Published

Delhi court adjourns sine die hearing in Aircel-Maxis cases

The relief came hours after the SC dismissed Chidambaram's appeal against the Delhi High Court's August 20 order rejecting his anticipatory bail plea in the INX Media corruption case registered by the..
DNA - Published

Delhi court adjourns Aircel-Maxis case against Chidambaram sine die

The case is now adjourned until the application is moved by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) and the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to revive the case.
DNA - Published

INX Media Case: P Chidambaram granted separate cell in Tihar with western loo, ED arrest next

Earlier in the day, news came in by 10.30 am from Supreme Court that Chidambaram was now a sitting duck to be picked up any time by the Enforcement Directorate (ED), pursuing his arrest.
DNA - Published

ED notice to Amnesty for alleged FEMA violations

The Enforcement Directorate recently issued a show cause notice to Amnesty International India Pvt Ltd, the Indian arm of the Amnesty International, UK, for Rs 52 crore remittances it had received from..
IndiaTimes - Published

Chidambaram likely to be lodged in Jail No.7 in Tihar

Former finance minister P Chidambaram, who was sent to 14-day judicial custody on Thursday in the INX Media corruption case, is likely to be lodged at the Tihar prison's Jail No. 7, officials said...
IndiaTimes - Published

Aircel-Maxis cases: Delhi court grants anticipatory bail to P Chidambaram, son Karti

A Delhi court Thursday granted anticipatory bail to former finance minister P Chidambaram and his son Karti in Aircel Maxis cases filed by the CBI and the Enforcement Directorate. Special Judge O P..
IndiaTimes - Published

Aircel-Maxis: Court refuses CBI, ED request to defer order on Chidambaram's bail plea

The CBI and the Enforcement Directorate Thursday urged a Delhi court to defer order, scheduled at 2 PM, on anticipatory bail pleas by former finance minister P Chidambaram and his son Karti in Aircel..
IndiaTimes - Published

INX media case: SC rejects anticipatory bail plea of P Chidambaram in ED probe

Trouble mounts for P Chidambaram.
DNA - Published

D K Shivakumar sent to ED custody till Sept 13

A Delhi court on Tuesday sent arrested Congress leader D K Shivakumar to Enforcement Directorate (ED) custody till September 13 in connection with an alleged money laundering case.
DNA - Published

Political vendetta has become stronger than law in this country: D K Shivakumar

Karnataka Congress leader D K Shivakumar, who is under Enforcement Directorate's custody, on Wednesday said that "political vendetta" has become stronger than the law in this country.
IndiaTimes - Published

ED arrests Ratul Puri in money laundering case related to VVIP chopper scam


IndiaTimes - Published

ED seeks 14-day custody of Congress leader Shivakumar in money laundering case

The Enforcement Directorate on Wednesday sought 14-day custodial interrogation of Karnataka Congress leader D K Shivakumar, arrested in a money laundering case, in a Delhi court. The ED told the court..
IndiaTimes - Published

Not going to be intimidated, will keep asking 'hard questions': Congress on Shivakumar's arrest

The party also said the 96 days of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government's second term are characterised by three words -- "tyranny, chaos and anarchy". The Enforcement Directorate on..
IndiaTimes - Published

Key Karnataka Cong leader DK Shivakumar held by ED, party cries foul

The Enforcement Directorate arrested Congress leader and former Karnataka minister D K Shivakumar on Tuesday for allegedly being evasive during his questioning on money laundering charges over the past..
IndiaTimes - Published

Narada sting op: CBI conducts voice sample tests of TMC MP, former minister

Roy and Mitra are among the ten leaders and ministers of the Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress (TMC) who have been summoned by the CBI for the test. The TMC MP from Dum Dum had earlier appeared..
IndiaTimes - Published

Aircel-Maxis deal: CBI, ED seek custodial interrogation of Chidambaram, son from court

The CBI and the ED Monday sought in a Delhi court the custodial interrogation of former finance minister P Chidambaram and his son Karti in cases arising out of the Aircel-Maxis scam saying they have..
IndiaTimes - Published

Karnataka Congress leader D K Shivakumar appears before ED for 3rd time in Delhi

Senior Karnataka Congress leader D K Shivakumar appeared before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) for questioning in a money laundering case for the third time on Monday, officials said. He arrived at..
IndiaTimes - Published

DK Shivakumar to appear before ED in Delhi today; slams Yediurappa for being 'vindictive'

On Friday, Karnataka Cong leader DK Shivakumar said that he would be going to Delhi to report to the Enforcement Directorate (ED) today after being summoned.
DNA - Published

Enforcement Directorate grills Ahmed Patel's son Faisal Patel in Sterling Biotech case

The agency had summoned Faisal Patel to join the probe in the case
DNA - Published

SC extends protection to P Chidambaram in ED case till September 5

After holding marathon hearings of over 11 hours running into five days, the Supreme Court on Thursday reserved its order on former finance minister P Chidambaram’s anticipatory bail plea in the..
IndiaTimes - Published

INX media case: SC reserves order on Chidambaram's bail plea for Sept 5, extends interim protection from ED

The Supreme Court on Thursday reserved the judgement for September 5, on a plea filed by senior Congress leader P Chidambaram against the Delhi High Court's order rejecting his anticipatory plea in a..
DNA - Published

Bail to Chidambaram will affect cases of Mallya, Choksi, Modi: ED

Solicitor General Tushar Mehta appearing for the Enforcement Directorate said that the agency has been investigating various sensitive and high profile cases under PMLA and if Chidambaram's plea is..
IndiaTimes - Published

Raj Thackeray's Rs 20 crore gain ‘without investing’ under ED lens

The Enforcement Directorate is probing how MNS chief Raj Thackeray walked out of Matoshree Realtors, one of the partners in the consortium constructing Kohinoor Square Towers in Dadar, with a profit of..
IndiaTimes - Published

Chidambaram playing 'victim card' to prevent arrest in INX Media PMLA case: ED to SC

"A ghost is sought to be created" by former finance minister P Chidambaram by "playing the victim card" and prevent the ED from arresting him in the INX Media money laundering case, the probe agency..
IndiaTimes - Published

In SC, P Chidambaram dares ED to prove bank a/cs, assets abroad

A day after the Enforcement Directorate (ED) told the Supreme Court that P Chidambaram had 17 bank accounts and 10 properties abroad, the former finance minister refuted the allegations on Tuesday and..
IndiaTimes - Published

Chidambaram in SC denies ED's allegations, says every asset disclosed by him

Chidambaram, arrested on August 21 in the INX Media case lodged by the CBI, said in his rejoinder affidavit that the top court should call for the records from the investigating officer of the..
IndiaTimes - Published

INX Media case: SC extends interim protection to P Chidambaram from ED arrest

The top court will continue to hear tomorrow (August 28) the plea of P Chidambaram against Delhi High Court's order dismissing his anticipatory bail plea.
DNA - Published

Supreme Court allows crucial audit report on Amrapali to Enforcement Directorate

The directors are in police custody and the audit report will enable investigations to proceed in this direction
DNA - Published

ED, CBI and fear is new definition of democracy under BJP: Akhilesh Yadav

Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav on Monday slammed the BJP-led Centre, saying it is trying to give a new definition to democracy by using the Enforcement Directorate and the Income Tax..
IndiaTimes - Published

INX Media Case Latest Update: P Chidambaram gets one more day protection from ED arrest

A bench of Justices R Banumathi and AS Bopanna said the petition has become infructuous as he was arrested on August 21.
DNA - Published

P Chidambaram gets reprieve in Enforcement Directorate case, but will still spend weekend with CBI sleuths

The agencies represented by Solicitor General Tushar Mehta fought tooth and nail to oppose any possible relief for Chidambaram
DNA - Published

ED raids 12 locations of former Jet Airways chairman Naresh Goyal

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Friday carried out searches at locations of Jet Airways founder Naresh Goyal in connection with a Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA) case.
DNA - Published

SC grants interim protection to Chidambaram in ED case; no relief in CBI matter

Congress leader P Chidambaram was on Friday granted protection from arrest by the Supreme Court till August 26 in the money laundering case lodged by the Enforcement Directorate in the INX Media case...
IndiaTimes - Published

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