The Enforcement Directorate on Friday conducted raids at several locations related to illegal mining and shell companies in Jharkhand.
According to the PIL filed by an RTI activist, CM Soren and his brother Basant Soren invested black money through businessmenn 28 small companies to get them converted into white money.
uOn Thursday, a team of around 1,800 IT officials knocked at the doors of 187 premises-residences, offices and farm houses -- to carry out one of their biggest searches on Sasikala's family.
Operation Clean Money Drive: I-T department raids in Tamil Nadu target aides of Dhinakaran, Sasikala
Income Tax officials raided 187 places belonging to the close aides and relatives of AIADMK rebel faction's TTV Dhinakaran and Sasikala, including the office of Tamil channel Jaya TV in Chennai.
I-T raids on Jaya TV | It's a plot to bar Sasikala from politics, claims TTV Dhinakaran; documents seized from old channel office
IT sources said the raids are being conducted in almost 200 places connected to jailed AIADMK leader VK Sasikala and her extended family spread across various cities and states.
The vast leak of financial papers has details on 180 countries, India ranks 19th in terms of the number of names.
Sebi fired a bullet between the eyes of 331 listed entities suspected to be shell companies, on Monday.
Several companies today petitioned the stock exchanges against being tagged as 'suspected shell companies', a day after regulator Sebi asked the bourses to restrict trading in shares.
Parsvnath Developers, SQS India, J Kumar Infra and Prakash Industries figure among 331 "suspected shell companies", referred to market regulator Sebi by the government for tax evasion and other frauds
The restrictions include limiting trading in the affected companies to once a month and curbs in the trading of shares held by the promoters and directors of the companies.
ED officials who carried out inspections of 30-35 places in Mumbai reportedly recovered sensitive documents from the office of one Jagdish Prasad Purohit in Andheri.
Nationwide searches are being conducted under the Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA) and Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) in 16 states.