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FinCEN files: All you need to know about the leak

21 Sep 2020

FinCEN files: All you need to know about the leak

Several Indian banks helped facilitate transactions red-flagged by the United States Treasury Department's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) for suspected money laundering, terrorism, drug dealing, and financial fraud, a major leak of top-secret documents has revealed.

#TrueStory: Bundles of cash showered from Kolkata building

21 Nov 2019

#TrueStory: Bundles of cash showered from Kolkata building

In a bizarre incident, countless pedestrians and bystanders were seen trying to grab as much scattered cash as possible, after bundles of rupee notes, worth around Rs. 5 lakh, were thrown out of a building on the busy Bentinck Street in Kolkata.

Petition filed in SC seeking quashing of Center's 'snooping order'

24 Dec 2018

Petition filed in SC seeking quashing of Center's 'snooping order'

On Monday, a public interest litigation (PIL) was filed before the Supreme Court challenging the constitutionality and legality of the Center's December 20 order that granted sweeping surveillance powers to 10 Central agencies.

Centre goes in defensive mode after 'snooping order', clarifies notification

22 Dec 2018

Centre goes in defensive mode after 'snooping order', clarifies notification

On Thursday, the Centre gave powers to ten Central investigative agencies to intercept and monitor all data present in any computer and invited criticism from the opposition which claimed the country was being made into an 'Orwellian state'.

Now, government can monitor data in any personal computer

21 Dec 2018

Now, government can monitor data in any personal computer

In what could mark the beginnings of an Orwellian surveillance state, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), on Thursday, granted sweeping powers to 10 Central investigative agencies to intercept, monitor and decrypt any data stored on computer devices.

DRI seizes Rs. 1.68cr-worth gold smuggled into India from Myanmar

01 Apr 2018

DRI seizes Rs. 1.68cr-worth gold smuggled into India from Myanmar

DRI officials in Kolkata have seized 34 gold bars of foreign origin cumulatively weighing 5.6 kg and valued at Rs. 1.68cr, which was smuggled into India from Myanmar.

Nirav Modi fraud: Modi and Choski's passports revoked

24 Feb 2018

Nirav Modi fraud: Modi and Choski's passports revoked

The passports of Nirav Modi and Mehul Choski - accused of over Rs. 11,400 crore worth of fraud - have been revoked, according to sources from the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA).

Bengaluru: Online fraud racket busted, four people held

26 Jul 2017

Bengaluru: Online fraud racket busted, four people held

Criminal Investigation Department's (CID) cyber-crime investigators arrested four persons hailing from Jharkhand and busted their phishing racket in Bengaluru.

Forest dept searches for national level shooter over illegal-wildlife recovery

01 May 2017

Forest dept searches for national level shooter over illegal-wildlife recovery

The Forest Department is on the lookout for Prashant Vishnoi, a national level shooter, after they recovered illegal wildlife trophies from his father's house in Meerut.

2.5 kg gold seized from Air India flight

29 Aug 2016

2.5 kg gold seized from Air India flight

On August 29, 2016, an Air India flight arrived at Goa from Dubai.