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RBI to DRI: We can’t ask banks to share customer information

The banking regulator’s response followed a request by the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI), which sought RBI’s assistance in obtaining information from two state-owned banks on the alleged Rs 29,000-crore overvaluation of coal imports from Indonesia by Indian companies, including the Adani Group, ADAG and Essar Group among others.

DRI order against ABG Shipyard overturned by customs tribunal

Incidentally, the tribunal set aside the crucial order of the revenue department even though the two main accused in the case -- ABG Shipyard and its promoter -- have not appealed against the DRI order in the tribunal.


DRI seizes over 100 kg gold across Mumbai in two days

Seven persons have been arrested and were sent to judicial custody till April 11 on Friday. Besides the gold, Rs 1.81 crore in cash was also recovered from the offices and residences of the accused.

DRI: Director of edible oil company held for misuse of trade deal to evade duty

Intelligence suggested that the Indian importers have imported such edible oil consignments from non-SAFTA countries routed through Bangladesh.

DRI busts illegal exports of shark fin from Maharashtra and Gujarat

The DRI has alleged that the seized shark fins were being allegedly exported through a Mumbai-based proprietary firm, Global Impex Trading. Founded in 2008, it is a leading exporter of seafood items, said sources.

Kolkata DRI seizes 23kg gold worth Rs 6.8 crore, four arrested

Acting on a tip-off, DRI, Kolkata Zonal Unit, arrested two men and a woman from a Siliguri-bound bus in Dharm-atala. One of the accused was travelling with his minor son.


Chandigarh airport: Gold worth over Rs 21 lakh seized at airport, man held

A senior DRI official told Chandigarh Newsline that acting on a prior input, a DRI team caught a person who was carrying gold with him. The passenger, sources said, was acting as a courier and had travelled to Bangkok last week. The gold was hidden inside his rectum.

DRI seizes 6 kg ivory worth Rs 35 lakh in Assam

The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) has seized 24 pieces of ivory weighing about six kilograms collectively from two persons, including a contractual employee of the railways, near the Guwahati Railway Station.

Man jumps from DRI building: Kin accuse officials of torture, Delhi HC sends notice

The mother, in her plea, had also said that she received a call from DRI officials, demanding Rs 1.5 crore if she wanted to save her son from any torture.

DRI busts diesel smuggling racket, arrests four persons

Searches conducted at two container freight stations in Chennai revealed that 14 containers were imported from Dubai to Chennai Port in the name of M/s SAF Petroleum and M/s Aditya Marine and the goods were declared as Mineral Spirit.