Buoyed by a Jharkhand High Court order in a case, the Enforcement Directorate is set to file a charge sheet against DMK leader Kanimozhi and former telecom minister A Raja for alleged money laundering charges in the 2G telecom spectrum case. The agency is understood to have found evidence with regard to the channelling of R200 crore to the DMK family-run Kalaignar TV through a circuitous route and has relied on a 2010 Jharkhand High Court order to slap the charge of “criminal proceeds” against the accused.
Ishrat case: IPS officer PP Pandey hospitalised
Senior Gujarat IPS officer PP Pandey, who was directed by the Supreme Court to appear before a special CBI court in connection with the Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case, was admitted to hospital after he complained of chest pains. Pandey was admitted to Chandramani Hospital at Shahibaug area of Ahmedabad, according to sources.
NTPC threatens to exit coal mining ops after police firing
Disturbed over the treatment meted out to its officials in the aftermath of police firing incident near the company’s Chatti Bariatu coal mines in Jharkhand, the country's largest power producer NTPC has expressed its desire to move out of all coal mining operations in the state unless a just settlement is reached.