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More than a quarter of workers at the FEMAsay they have harassed or discriminated against based on their gender or race, according to a survey released Dec. 2, 2020, as part of the fallout from allegations of sexual harassment by a senior official at the agency.(AP)

Survey finds race and sex-based harassment ‘common’ at FEMA

By Associated Press | Posted by Arpan Rai | Washington
PUBLISHED ON DEC 03, 2020 06:33 AM IST
The survey by the RAND Corp. found that such civil rights violations were “common” at FEMA, reported by about 29% of the employees surveyed last year.
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His tenure was to end next week as the ED director’s post comes with a fixed term of two years.(ANI/Twittter)
His tenure was to end next week as the ED director’s post comes with a fixed term of two years.(ANI/Twittter)

ED Director S K Mishra’s tenure extended by one year

By Press Trust of India| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON NOV 14, 2020 02:35 PM IST
The ED is a central investigative agency that enforces two central laws-- the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) and the Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA).
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In 2017, the Union home ministry had barred three NGOs associated with the church from accepting funds but the latest raids show fund flow continued from foreign countries in other names. (Videograb)
In 2017, the Union home ministry had barred three NGOs associated with the church from accepting funds but the latest raids show fund flow continued from foreign countries in other names. (Videograb)

I-T raids at Kerala church, foreign funding rules violation suspected

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Thiruvanathapuram
UPDATED ON NOV 07, 2020 12:10 PM IST
The Believers’ Church runs a medical college and many other educational institutions in Kerala and other states. It also owns Cheruvally estate in Pathanamthitta district which has been identified as the location for the proposed Sabarimala airport.
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The Enforcement Directorate said teh promoters of Kolkata-based Shree Ganesh Jewellery House are serial offenders.(HT PHOTO)
The Enforcement Directorate said teh promoters of Kolkata-based Shree Ganesh Jewellery House are serial offenders.(HT PHOTO)

ED slaps Kolkata firm with biggest ever FEMA notice of Rs 7,220 cr

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 06, 2020 11:00 PM IST
Promoters of Kolkata-based Shree Ganesh Jewellery House are said to have wilfully siphoned off Rs 7,220 cr.
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ED sources stated that they have identified illegal foreign holdings amounting to contravention of Section 4 of the Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999 (FEMA).(HT FILE PHOTO.)
ED sources stated that they have identified illegal foreign holdings amounting to contravention of Section 4 of the Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999 (FEMA).(HT FILE PHOTO.)

Illegal foreign holdings under ED scanner for FEMA violations

By Pratik Salunke | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON FEB 01, 2020 05:51 PM IST
On January 17, the ED conducted searches at premises linked to former chief engineer of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) and recovered incriminating documents of a property based in Dubai. The agency has not disclosed the name of the former BMC officer as investigations are underway.
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Officials said the company, along with other notices, received investments from PwC BV by “falsely” showing them as ‘grants’ so as to avoid attracting provisions of FEMA, which require approval of the government or the Reserve Bank of India.(HT image)
Officials said the company, along with other notices, received investments from PwC BV by “falsely” showing them as ‘grants’ so as to avoid attracting provisions of FEMA, which require approval of the government or the Reserve Bank of India.(HT image)

PwC gets ~230-cr penalty notice for ‘FEMA violations’

By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 14, 2019 03:55 AM IST
The ED had taken over the probe against the firm on direction of the Supreme Court which asked it to look into the affairs of the company from the point of view of FEMA.
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The ED had raided the office of Amnesty in Bengaluru last year for alleged violation of FCRA (Foreign Contribution Regulation Act).(Photo: AP)
The ED had raided the office of Amnesty in Bengaluru last year for alleged violation of FCRA (Foreign Contribution Regulation Act).(Photo: AP)

ED issues notice to Amnesty over ‘FEMA’ violation

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 06, 2019 01:53 AM IST
The officer added that Amnesty India received 51.72 crore for rendering civil society activities in India by getting remittances from parent body Amnesty International UK in the garb of export of services.
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BEST had in April placed an order from two operators for supplying 40 e-buses each under the Centre-sponsored FEMA scheme.(Photo by Bhushan Koyande/HT)
BEST had in April placed an order from two operators for supplying 40 e-buses each under the Centre-sponsored FEMA scheme.(Photo by Bhushan Koyande/HT)

Bidder opts out, BEST to get 40, not 80, e-buses

By Kailash Korde | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON AUG 31, 2019 05:03 AM IST
On Thursday, HT had highlighted how BEST’s plan to ply 400 AC buses had hit a roadblock as one of the two bus operators declined to supply 200 buses.
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The Enforcement Directorate conducted searches on Friday at the premises of Jet Airways founder Naresh Goyal in connection with a case of alleged contravention of the foreign exchange law.(REUTERS)
The Enforcement Directorate conducted searches on Friday at the premises of Jet Airways founder Naresh Goyal in connection with a case of alleged contravention of the foreign exchange law.(REUTERS)

ED conducts raids at Jet founder Naresh Goyal’s premises

By HT Correspondents | New Delhi/Mumbai
UPDATED ON AUG 24, 2019 01:41 AM IST
They said the searches are being carried out under the provisions of the Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA) and are aimed at gathering additional evidence.
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The action was taken under the provisions of Section 37A of Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999 (FEMA) in lieu of foreign assets illegally held abroad in contravention of Section 4 of FEMA.(PTI Image)
The action was taken under the provisions of Section 37A of Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999 (FEMA) in lieu of foreign assets illegally held abroad in contravention of Section 4 of FEMA.(PTI Image)

ED seizes Rs 86.38 cr assets of Hyderabad-based software tech park

By HT Correspondent | New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 31, 2019 06:54 PM IST
The action was taken under the provisions of Section 37A of Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999 (FEMA) in lieu of foreign assets illegally held abroad in contravention of Section 4 of FEMA.
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FILE PHOTO: A policeman walks past a logo of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) at BCCI headquarters in Mumbai April 26, 2010. REUTERS/Arko Datta/Files(REUTERS)
FILE PHOTO: A policeman walks past a logo of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) at BCCI headquarters in Mumbai April 26, 2010. REUTERS/Arko Datta/Files(REUTERS)

RBI looking into alleged violation of FEMA rules by BCCI; association denies any wrongdoing

By PTI | Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON MAY 27, 2019 03:47 PM IST
BCCI allegedly paid Rs 800 crore to Cricket Australia (CA) and Cricket South Africa (CSA) as ‘additional participation fee’ for the now-defunct Champions League T20 tournament.
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Singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan has denied the “bizarre” claims made by the Enforcement Directorate.(Hindustan Times)
Singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan has denied the “bizarre” claims made by the Enforcement Directorate.(Hindustan Times)

Rahat Fateh Ali Khan denies receiving any notice from Enforcement Directorate

By Samarth Goyal | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 30, 2019 04:05 PM IST
Singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan has denied the “bizarre” claims made by the Enforcement Directorate.
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The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Thursday said it had issued a show-cause notice to New Delhi Television Ltd which operates television channels including the news broadcaster NDTV.(HT File Photo)
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Thursday said it had issued a show-cause notice to New Delhi Television Ltd which operates television channels including the news broadcaster NDTV.(HT File Photo)

ED issues notice to NDTV over forex norm violation of Rs 4,300 crore

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON OCT 18, 2018 11:43 PM IST
An ED statement said the notice was issued in respect of suspected contraventions of the Foreign Exchange Management Act relating to foreign direct investment received by NDTV.
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President Donald Trump arrives to speak at a Congressional Medal of Honor Society reception in the East Room of the White House in Washington on Saturday.(AP)
President Donald Trump arrives to speak at a Congressional Medal of Honor Society reception in the East Room of the White House in Washington on Saturday.(AP)

Donald Trump administration to send ‘Presidential Alert’ on all US cellphones on Thursday

By Reuters | Reuters, Washignton
UPDATED ON SEP 16, 2018 11:52 AM IST
The Trump administration will send a message to all US cellphones on Thursday to test a previously unused alert system that aims to warn the public about national emergencies.
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The petition has asked for initiation of legal proceedings against the two e-commerce giants under the Foreign Exchange Management Act for alleged violation and circumvention of FDI.(AFP)
The petition has asked for initiation of legal proceedings against the two e-commerce giants under the Foreign Exchange Management Act for alleged violation and circumvention of FDI.(AFP)

Plea claims FDI violation by Flipkart and Amazon, HC seeks Centre’s reply

By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 30, 2018 10:34 PM IST
The plea has claimed that Amazon and Flipkart have created multiple entities to circumvent the FDI norms and route the hot-selling stock at cheaper rates.
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The ED had initiated the proceedings under the Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA) against the BCCI in 2011 and issued notices to its erstwhile top officials, including Srinivasan and Prasanna Kumar.(Hindustan Times)
The ED had initiated the proceedings under the Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA) against the BCCI in 2011 and issued notices to its erstwhile top officials, including Srinivasan and Prasanna Kumar.(Hindustan Times)

Madras HC dismisses ex-BCCI N Srinivasan’s plea challenging ED action

By Press Trust of India | Chennai
PUBLISHED ON JUL 09, 2018 11:28 PM IST
The ED had initiated the proceedings under the Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA) against the BCCI in 2011 and issued notices to its erstwhile top officials, including Srinivasan and Prasanna Kumar.
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The Enforcement Directorate was investigating the case for the alleged contravention of the Foreign Exchange Act (FEMA) in transferring over Rs 243 crore out of the country to host the 2009 edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) in South Africa.(HT Photo)
The Enforcement Directorate was investigating the case for the alleged contravention of the Foreign Exchange Act (FEMA) in transferring over Rs 243 crore out of the country to host the 2009 edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) in South Africa.(HT Photo)

IPL 2009: Enforcement Directorate slaps Rs 121 crore FEMA penalty

By Press Trust of India | Press Trust of India, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON MAY 31, 2018 09:27 PM IST
A special director of the Enforcement Directorate levied a penalty of Rs 82.66 crore on the BCCI, Rs 11.53 crore on N Srinivasan, Rs 10.65 crore on Lalit Modi, Rs 9.72 crore on former BCCI treasurer MP Pandove and Rs 7 crore on the State Bank of Travancore (now merged with the SBI).
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The Enforcement Directorate (ED) initiated the action under the provisions of the Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA).
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) initiated the action under the provisions of the Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA).

ED seizes Rs 20.87 crore assets of Dabur’s Pradip Burman in probe of HSBC black money list

By Press Trust of India | Press Trust of India, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 22, 2018 03:08 PM IST
ED said the assets were seized after it was found that Burman deposited $32.12 lakh in his account with HSBC bank in Zurich in Switzerland and that he “did not” show this amount in his IT Returns filed during 2007-08 despite declaring it to the taxman that this was his earning.
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