Friday, Jun 02, 2023

Gold Smuggling

Gold Smuggling Case: Don't Arrest M Sivasankar Till October 23, Kerala HC Tells ED

The court asked the ED, which had earlier interrogated Sivasankar, to file its report on his anticipatory bail plea, which came up for hearing today.

15 October 2020

Kerala Gold Smuggling Case: Ex-Diplomat Urges Focus On Diplomatic Bag To Find Ringleaders

A former diplomat says whoever was behind the smuggling had an unwarranted level of confidence that the customs officers would clear the bag, and it is for the investigators to uncover the person.

18 July 2020

Swapna, Sandeep Nair Arrested From Bengaluru In Kerala Gold Smuggling Case: Report

Swapna is among the four accused booked by the NIA in the smuggling of 30 kg of gold through diplomatic baggage at Thiruvanathapuram International airport.

11 July 2020

Kerala Secretariat Fire: Opposition Alleges Files Related To Gold Smuggling Case Destroyed

The Kerala government has appointed an expert panel to look into the incident and asked it to submit the report within a week, while the crime branch will also probe the matter.

26 August 2020

Gold Standard Falls

17 July 2020

Kerala Gold Smuggling Case: CM Vijayan Writes To PM Modi As Oppn Demands His Resignation

Undeterred by loss of top aide, and the Opposition's demand for his resignation, Kerala CM calls for independent inquiry in the gold smuggling case.

08 July 2020

ED Interrogates Suspended IAS Officer In Kerala Gold Smuggling Case: Report

Sivasankar was summoned to the office of the Enforcement Directorate in Kochi in the afternoon and his interrogation continued till late evening, PTI reported.

16 August 2020



A political row has erupted in Kerala after more than 30 kg gold was found hidden inside bathroom fittings. The gold was found being smuggled into the country in diplomatic baggage.

01 January 1970