Directorate of Revenue Intelligence Current Affairs, GK & News

Smuggling in India report, 2019-20

Context in Current Affairs: The Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman recently released the Smuggling in India Report 2019-20. The report was released during the 63rd founding day celebrations of Directorate of Revenue Intelligence.  The report analyses the smuggling trends on narcotic drugs, gold and foreign currency, security and commercial frauds. Overall Findings of the Report The ..

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Operation Calypso: DRI busts International Cocaine Smuggling racket

The Directorate of Revenue intelligence (DRI) recently launched Operation Calypso. Under the operation, 504 grams of cocaine was seized and a transnational drug racket was busted. The gang has successfully smuggled more than 3.3 kilograms of cocaine in Mumbai. The value of the smuggled cocaine has been estimated as 20 crores of Rupees. Directorate of ..

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Stamps released to commemorate contribution of Directorate of Revenue Intelligence

On December 26, 2019, Union Finance Minister Smt. Nirmala Sitaraman released postage stamps to commemorate the services of Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) in order to protect the nation. Significance DRI plays an immense role to counter smuggling and preserve cultural heritage and environment of the country. It is essential for DRI to keep pace ..

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IAF asked to pay Rs 100 crore GST bill for import of spares

The Indian Air Force which is facing fast depleting squadrons and is yet to induct aircraft in significant numbers to keep up with falling fleet numbers is now facing issues in the import of spare parts for its existing fighter aircraft fleet. What has happened? Most of the Indian Air Force fleet is made up ..

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Supreme Court issues notice to Centre on PIL against notification under IT Act

The Supreme Court has issued a notice to the Central government on PIL which questioned the notification authorising 10 central agencies to intercept, monitor and decrypt any computer system. What was the notification? Under the notification, the central government had empowered 10 agencies, Intelligence Bureau, Narcotics Control Bureau, Enforcement Directorate, the Central Board of Direct ..

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