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CRPF security restored in Kochi customs office

Kochi: The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) will guard the customs office in Kochi ..

Karipur airport
Karipur smuggling case: CBI books 14 customs officials
sreeramakrishnan and vinodini
Customs serves notice to Speaker again; seeks legal advice on action against Vinodini Balakrishnan
Vinodini Balakrishnan
iPhone controversy: Customs serve notice to Kodiyeri's wife Vinodini again
Pinarayi Vijayan

Customs behaved unseemly to Asst. Protocol Officer, alleges CM

Thiruvananthapuram: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan informed the assembly that the Customs officials behaved indecently to Assistant ..


Customs official shifts Rs 5 lakh out of Karipur airport amidst CBI raid

Kozhikode: The Central Bureau of Investigation has received information that a customs official illegally transported Rs 5 lakh from ..

Karipur airport

Cash, gold worth Rs 1 crore seized during CBI raid at Karipur airport

Kochi: Cash and gold to the tune of Rs 1 crore was seized during raids conducted by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) at Karipur ..


Customs likely to delay interrogating Speaker

Kochi: Customs is likely to delay the interrogation of speaker P Sreeramakrishnan to more than a month in the dollar smuggling case, ..


Customs issues fresh summons to Speaker’s assistant private secretary in residential address

Kochi: The Customs has issued a fresh summons to Speaker’s assistant private secretary K Ayyappan for the interrogation related ..

UAE consulate office

Dollar smuggling case: Customs to quiz drivers at UAE consulate

Thiruvananthapuram: Customs will interrogate drivers at the UAE consulate on Monday in connection with the probe into the dollar smuggling ..

Swapna Suresh

VIPs smuggled black money to Gulf through diplomatic channel, says Customs

Thiruvananthapuram: The gold smuggling case has taken a new turn as the Customs revealed that some VIPs smuggled black money to Gulf ..


Court asks Customs to produce evidences against Sivasankar

Kochi: The court asked the Customs to produce evidences against former principal secretary of the chief minister M Sivasankar. It was ..

M Sivasankar

Sivasankar arrested in Customs case too

Kochi: The Customs arrested former principal secretary to the chief minister M Sivasankar. The Customs officials headed by Preventive ..

KT Jaleel

Customs to interrogate minister K T Jaleel

Thiruvananthapuram: The Customs Department served a notice to Minister for Higher Education K T Jaleel asking him to appear for interrogation ..

M Sivasankar

Sivasankar's arrest delayed as decoding of digital documents took time

Kochi: The arrest of former principal secretary to the chief minister M Sivasankar was delayed as the procedures to decode the digital ..

M Sivasankar

M Sivasankar brought to Enforcement Directorate office in Kochi for interrogation

Kochi: The Enforcement Directorate, which took M Sivasankar into custody, brought the IAS officer to their office in Kochi. ED officials ..


UAE attaché tried to oust Customs officer who foiled gold smuggling bid: Customs report

Kochi: The administrative attaché in the UAE consulate attempted to oust the Customs officer who foiled the gold smuggling attempt, ..

Swapna Suresh

UAE consulate officials smuggled large amounts of foreign currency, Swapna Suresh tells Customs

Kochi: The Customs investigation team said that all the top officials at the UAE consulate in Thiruvananthapuram smuggled dollars in ..


Sivasankar pretending to be ill; anticipatory bail plea invalid, says Customs

Kochi: The Customs officials stated that former principal secretary M Sivasankar sought treatment at the hospital as per a pre-planned ..


Customs dept alleges foul play in Sivasankar's treatment; medical board meeting on Monday

Thiruvananthapuram: The Customs department is suspecting foul play in former IT secretary M Sivasankar remaining under treatment at ..

Sivasankar, Sriram Venkitaraman

'Sriram' model strategy applied to save Sivasankar from arrest

Thiruvananthapuram: Former principal secretary to the chief minister M Sivasankar was saved from arrest by the Customs in connection ..

M Sivasankar

Sivasankar still in hospital; Customs likely to arrest him if condition stable

Thiruvananthapuram: Former principal secretary to the chief minister M Sivasankar, who was hospitalised after feeling uneasy while ..

gold smuggling case

Gold smuggling: More people with political connections to be nabbed

Kochi: Soon after the arrest of Koduvally municipal councillor Karat Faizal, many other people with political connections are likely ..

Pinarayi Vijayan

Govt cornered as 4th central agency joins probe against it

Thiruvananthapuram: The state government has been put on the defensive as the central agencies tightened grip on it in the last months ..

K T Jaleel

Distribution of religious texts: Customs likely to quiz Minister Jaleel again on Thursday

Kochi: The Customs is likely to interrogate Minister K T Jaleel again on Thursday. The move to interrogate the minister comes soon ..


Religious texts were transported on direction from officials, say drivers

Kochi: The Customs department questioned the drivers who transported religious texts from the UAE consulate to C-apt and then to Malappuram ..

uae consulate

Customs may question KT Jaleel; statement of driver who transported parcel recorded

Thiruvananthapuram: The Customs department has intensified the investigation into religious text and dates import cases. Customs is ..

UAE Consulate

Customs to seek explanation from state govt regarding distribution of palm dates

Thiruvananthapuram: The Customs is intensifying the investigation into the distribution of palm dates and religious texts from UAE ..

KT Jaleel

Customs register 2 cases against Kerala government

Kochi: The Customs department has registered two cases against the state government for allegedly accepting consignments of the Holy ..

Swapna Suresh

Customs official removed from probe team after Swapna Suresh's statement leaked

Thiruvananthapuram: Customs Preventive Assistant Commissioner N S Dev has been removed from the probe team that investigates into the ..

Swapna Suresh

Gold smuggling: Top politician who has close contact with Swapna to be quizzed

Kochi: The case relating to the gold smuggling in diplomatic baggage at Thiruvananthapuram airport has taken a new turn as the Customs ..

M Sivasankar

Customs probe into Sivasankar's financial deals; quizzes chartered accountant

Thiruvananthapuram: The Customs department is investigating into the financial transactions of M Sivasankar, former principal secretary ..

Gold Smuggling Case

Gold smuggling case: Customs interrogating Hariraj

Kochi: The Customs department is interrogating cargo clearing agents association leader Hariraj in connection with the diplomatic baggage ..


Gold smuggling case: Customs department seeks permission to interrogate attaché

Kochi: The Customs department will seek permission from the Ministry of External Affairs to interrogate the attaché at the UAE ..


Top Customs official opposes transfer of 4 officers to Kozhikode airport

Kochi: When the mass transfer of Customs officers erupted a controversy, a higher official in the Customs department requested the ..

Gold Smuggling

Gold smuggled in diplomatic baggage taken to Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu for sale

Kochi: The gold smuggled in diplomatic baggage earlier was taken to Tiruchirappalli in Tamil Nadu and Sangli in Maharashtra for sale, ..

Customs raid

Gold smuggling: Customs raid Malappuram man's house

Malappuram: The Customs officials carried out a raid at the house of a man who was arrested in connection with the gold smuggling case ..


Customs seize entire collection of gold from jewellery showroom in Kozhikode

Kozhikode: As the Customs intensified investigation into the gold smuggling case, raids continue in jewellery showrooms in Kozhikode ..

Sandeep Nair, Swapna Suresh

Higher officials involved in gold smuggling to be trapped in 'call connect'

Kochi: The call details are the major evidence to trap the higher officials involved in the gold smuggling case. The NIA and the Customs ..

Swapna Suresh

Gold smuggling: Customs unlikely to get CCTV visuals they asked for

Thiruvananthapuram: The Customs officials are unlikely to get the CCTV visuals which they demanded as part of the investigation into ..

Kozhikode Airport Issue

130 tonnes of goods not cleared in Kozhikode airport for 3 months

Kozhikode: Nearly 130 tonnes of goods remain uncleared in the cargo section of Kozhikode airport since March awaiting the permission ..


Gold smugglers lure expats with free flight tickets; customs dept warns returning passengers

Kochi: Customs department has learned that smugglers are trying to take advantage of the desperate situation of expats struggling due ..


Utilise gold seized by customs for COVID-19 fight: Retired IRS official

A retired Indian Revenue Service (IRS) official has suggested a plan for India to find funds to fight the coronavirus pandemic. Former ..


Two Customs officers involved in gold smuggling cases in Kerala removed from service

Kochi: Two Customs Preventive officers allegedly involved in gold smuggling cases in Kerala were removed from service, a top official ..


Spurt in Gulf job seekers from Kerala ending up as drug carriers: Customs

Kochi: The Customs on Friday said there has been a spurt in job seekers from Kerala and other states being lured to act as carriers ..

Karipur airport

Passenger baggages go missing at Karripur airport

Karippur: The Malabar Development Forum President K M Basheer alleged that the baggage of passengers goes missing in Kozhikode Airport ..