DA case: Karnataka wants to recover Rs 100 crore from Jaya’s estate

It would be interesting to see what the Supreme Court would have to say on the review plea filed by Karnataka in which it sought a reversal of the verdict abating Jayalalithaa in the disproportionate assets case.

While delivering the verdict, the court had made observations against Jayalalithaa albiet posthumously of how she had criminally conspired with co-accused Sasikala to launder ill-gotten wealth.

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Narada sting: Here are the TMC leaders under CBI scanner

The Supreme Court on Tuesday maintained that the Narada sting operation would be probed by the Central Bureau of Investigation. Following the order of the Calcutta high court which ordered the CBI probe, the West Bengal government, which is in the eye of the storm following this sting, moved the Supreme Court.

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Jaya DA case: Karnataka asks SC if Rs 100 crore fine can be collected?

The Karnataka Government has filed a review in the Supreme Court seeking a clarification on the Rs 100 crore fine imposed on Jayalalithaa in the disproportionate assets case.

The review seeks a clarification on whether the fine amount can be collected since the SC had said that the case against her stood abated in the event of her death.

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Setback for Mamata Banerjee: SC says Narada sting will be probed by CBI

In a major setback to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, the Supreme Court has said that the Narada sting case will be probed by the Central Bureau of Investigation.

The SC also rejected the petitioner’s plea for a probe by a Special Investigation Team monitored by the SC. Following these observations, the West Bengal state government withdrew its appeal.

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Stung by Narada: CBI probe will see many skeletons tumbling out of TMC’s closet

The Mamata Banerjee government in West Bengal was quick to move the Supreme Court challenging an order that directed the Central Bureau of Investigation to probe the Narada sting operation.

The sting had blown the lid off several TMC leaders who were seen taking bribes to show favours for a fictitious company.

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Mining baron Sekhar Reddy arrested, remanded in judicial custody

The Enforcement Directorate has arrested mining baron Sekhar Reddy and remanded him to judiciary custody until March 28. Reddy was arrested just a few days after a Central Bureau of Investigation court had granted him bail.

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Dirty cash: Intelligence probes 500 shell companies linked with Parasmal Lodha

Parasmal Lodha(standing in the middle)

The Financial Intelligence Unit is collecting information about 500 shell companies based out of Kolkata which were allegedly used by real estate developer Paras Mal Lodha to convert and launder demonetised notes.

The FIU is in the process of gathering information about 500 accounts which were used to launder money, top officials informed.

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Narada: CBI names WB ministers after filing preliminary inquiry

Based on a directive by the Calcutta High Court, the CBI on Monday registered a preliminary inquiry in connection with the Narada sting operation case.

The CBI has named several ministers in the West Bengal government, bureaucrats, members of parliament, police personnel and an ex-MLA in the case.

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ED to question Sekar Reddy, to ascertain Rs 34 crore money trail

After being released on bail two days back, the Enforcement Directorate will now question mining baron Sekar Reddy. The case on hand relates to the Rs 34 crore found in new currency notes during the raids that were conducted.

While the Central Bureau of Investigation had handled the initial part of the probe, the ED is probing into the money trail.

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Narada: Kolkata police behaved like puppets of the state, HC observed

In a major development, the Calcutta high court on Friday said that the Narada sting operation will be probed by the Central Bureau of Investigation.

“They behaved like puppets of the state,” the court observed while coming down heavily on the Kolkata police who were probing the case.

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