Gold Smuggling
India  /  Published 11.07.20

Gold case thunder backfires on BJP

The BJP, which has been targeting the Left government in Kerala over a high-profile gold smuggling case, has begun to face unpalatable questions itself over the controversy. Sandeep Nair, a Thiruvana...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

India  /  Published 10.07.20

Gold: audio clip surfaces

An audio statement attributed to Swapna Suresh, who has found herself at the centre of a widening gold smuggling scandal in Kerala, surfaced on Thursday, carrying an account in which she said she had ...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

India  /  Published 09.07.20

Gold: Hunt on for accomplice

The probe into the gold smuggling racket in Kerala, which has already displaced a senior IAS officer, has led customs officials to the doors of an alleged accomplice of an accused. Customs officials ...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

India  /  Published 07.07.20

Kerala IT secretary removed as CM's secretary

Kerala IT secretary M. Sivasankar was removed as secretary to chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Tuesday, in the backdrop of the gold smuggling controversy, where the role of a former woman employee o...
By PTI in Thiruvananthapuram

India  /  Published 07.07.20

Gold: diplomatic shenanigans?

Kerala has always had a fascination for gold, so much so that the small state is by far the top consumer of the precious metal in the country. Now, the yellow metal is making waves in the state after ...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore


India  /  Published 06.07.20

30kg gold in ‘diplomatic’ bag

Customs officials on Sunday seized over 30kg gold that had arrived in a “diplomatic baggage” by air cargo at the international airport here. Customs commissioner Sumit Kumar said a smuggl...
By PTI in Thiruvananthapuram

West Bengal  /  Published 20.08.19

Over 9kg of gold seized in Phulbari

Officers of the directorate of revenue intelligence (DRI) intercepted an SUV headed towards the city and seized at least 60 gold biscuits, valued around Rs 4 crore, that had allegedly been smuggled fr...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 02.03.20

BRIEFS: Fall while boarding bus

A 65-year-old woman fell while boarding a bus near the Howrah bridge flower market on Monday. Sumita Devi Kiradoo, a resident of Posta, was taken to a nursing home with leg injuries, police said. She ...
By The Telegraph in Calcutta

India  /  Published 09.06.19

Gold arrests put glare on celeb tragedy

The tragedy of a horrific car crash that claimed the lives of an accomplished violinist and his daughter in September last year has taken an unexpected turn with two of his programme coordinators now ...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

West Bengal  /  Published 13.06.19

Gold: 2 suspects arrested

A man and his nephew were arrested on Wednesday for allegedly running an international gold smuggling racket. Ashok Jalan, who stays in Salt Lake’s Sector I, assisted by his nephew Amit, who li...
in Calcutta


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