Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA): News

Supreme Court restricts ED's power to arrest under PMLA

The Supreme Court has ruled that the Enforcement Directorate (ED) cannot arrest an accused under Section 19 of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) once a special court has taken cognizance of the complaint.

14 May 2024

Arvind Kejriwal

ED to make AAP accused in Delhi excise policy case 

The Enforcement Directorate has told the Delhi High Court that it will make Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's Aam Aadmi Party an accused in the excise policy scam case.

Jharkhand: ED arrests Congress leader's secretary after ₹35cr cash recovery 

The Enforcement Directorate (ED), late on Monday night, arrested the personal secretary to Jharkhand Rural Development Minister (JRDM) Alamgir Alam—Sanjeev Lal—and Lal's house help Jahangir Alam.

Jharkhand: Cash recovered during raid on help of minister's aide

The Enforcement Directorate on Monday conducted a series of raids across Ranchi, Jharkhand.

Tamil Nadu: ED raids multiple locations linked to ex-DMK leader

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Tuesday initiated a series of raids across over 25 locations in Tamil Nadu.

05 Apr 2024

Rahul Gandhi

Congress releases manifesto for 2024 polls, focus on 'Paanch Nyay' 

The Congress released its manifesto for the 2024 Lok Sabha elections on Friday.

26 Mar 2024

Narendra Modi

Kejriwal arrest: AAP to 'gherao' PM residence, BJP demands resignation

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is set to "gherao" Prime Minister Narendra Modi's residence on Tuesday against the arrest of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal in the now-scrapped Delhi excise policy case.

Paytm Payments Bank fined Rs. 5.49 crore for money laundering

Paytm Payments Bank has been slapped with a Rs. 5.49 crore fine by the Financial Intelligence Unit-India (FIU-IND) for breaching the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) obligations.

06 Feb 2024

Arvind Kejriwal

ED raids premises linked to Kejriwal's personal secretary, AAP MP 

The Enforcement Directorate (ED), on Tuesday, raided multiple locations in Delhi linked to Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Rajya Sabha MP ND Gupta, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's personal secretary Bibhav Kumar, and others.

13 Jan 2024

Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi liquorgate: ED summons Kejriwal again—4th time in 2 months

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has summoned Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for the fourth time in the money laundering case linked to the Delhi liquor policy.

09 Jan 2024

Rabri Devi

Land-for-jobs scam: ED chargesheet names Rabri Devi, daughter Misa Bharti

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has named former Bihar Chief Minister Rabri Devi in its first chargesheet in a money laundering case linked to the Indian Railways land-for-jobs scam.

30 Oct 2023

Manish Sisodia

Delhi liquor scam: Supreme Court denies bail to Manish Sisodia

The Supreme Court on Monday refused to grant bail to Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader and former Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia in cases linked to the alleged Delhi liquor policy scam.

Delhi Waqf Board corruption: ED raids AAP's Amanatullah Khan's residence  

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Tuesday raided Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Amanatullah Khan's residence and other properties in Delhi as part of a money-laundering case, NDTV reported.

'ED can't be vindictive': Supreme Court overturns arrests of businessmen

The Supreme Court has overturned the arrests of the directors of Gurugram-based realty group M3M—Basant Bansal and Pankaj Bansal—in a case under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA), per NDTV.

12 Aug 2023

Lok Sabha

Tech makeover, witness protection key additions in bill replacing CrPC

The Centre introduced three bills in the Lok Sabha on Friday to revamp the legal framework of India's criminal justice system.

31 Jul 2023

Lalu Prasad Yadav

Land-for-jobs scam: Lalu Yadav, family's assets worth Rs. 6cr seized

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Monday seized properties worth Rs. 6 crore linked to Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav, his wife and former Bihar Chief Minister Rabri Devi, and their son and Bihar Deputy CM Tejashwi Yadav in the alleged land-for-jobs scam, NDTV reported.

10 Jul 2023

Manish Sisodia

Supreme Court to hear Manish Sisodia's bail plea on Friday

The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Manish Sisodia's bail plea in the Delhi liquor policy scam case on Friday.

15 May 2023

Satyendar Jain

AAP's Satyendar Jain moves SC seeking bail in PMLA case

Jailed former Delhi cabinet minister and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader, Satyendar Jain, moved the Supreme Court on Monday challenging the Delhi High Court order which rejected his bail plea in a money laundering case against him.

12 Apr 2023

Ajit Pawar

MSC Bank scam: ED chargesheet drops NCP's Ajit Pawar, wife

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has filed a chargesheet against the Maharashtra State Cooperative (MSC) Bank in a multi-crore money laundering case, naming a company linked to former Maharashtra deputy chief minister and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Ajit Pawar.

08 Mar 2023

Cryptocurrency

Government imposes anti-money laundering provisions on cryptocurrency, virtual assets

In the latest blow to the cryptocurrency sector in the country, the Indian government has imposed money laundering provisions on the industry.

Liquor policy: ED arrests businessman Arun Pillai; Sisodia's questioning likely

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Tuesday arrested Hyderabad-based businessman Arun Ramchandra Pillai in connection to the Delhi liquor policy scam case.

03 Mar 2023

Jharkhand

Jharkhand: ED seizes Rs. 3 crore linked to IAS Singhal

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) seized Rs. 3 crore in cash in connection with the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) case against now-suspended IAS officer Pooja Singhal.

Supreme Court to review its 'Money Laundering Act' decision today

The Supreme Court is scheduled to hear a review petition on Thursday that challenged its recent judgment on the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) 2002.