The Directorate of Enforcement 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 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’.
CBI and Enforcement Directorate officials expect the process of Nirav Modi’s extradition to be a “much faster” affair than the exercise to bring back Vijay Mallya and feel it should not take more.. IndiaTimes - Published
The Enforcement Directorate officials are also of the view that Nirav Modi's extradition case is progressing at a good pace since after handling fugitive liquor baron Vijay Mallya's case, officials are.. DNA - Published
A Delhi court on Tuesday extended Robert Vadra's anticipatory bail in a money laundering case till March 25 and asked him to join the probe in the matter after the Enforcement Directorate said he was.. IndiaTimes - Published
Special public prosecutors D P Singh and N K Matta, appearing for the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and the Enforcement Directorate (ED) respectively, had told the court that the accused was a.. IndiaTimes - Published
In the coming days, the Enforcement Directorate can attach more properties, which could again worth in crores. According to reports, ED has received information that separatists in Kashmir received Rs.. DNA - Published
Watali allegedly held this property for terror outfits operating in the Kashmir Valley. The Enforcement Directorate (ED) case is based on a charge sheet filed by the NIA as part of its probe against.. DNA - Published
It said a provisional order under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) has been issued to attach the asset at 45 Avenue, Victor Hugo in France and it is in the name of Ms SCI Solaime and.. IndiaTimes - Published
Justice Sunil Gaur took the submissions on record and again reserved the order on the anticipatory bail of the senior Congress leader. The court had earlier on January 25 reserved its order on.. IndiaTimes - Published