Blackmoney

  • EC initiates 'charcha' with voters on use of black money in polls 09-03-2014 02:27 PM

    Ex-bankers, retired government officials and journalists have been roped in by the EC to hold 'charcha' or dialogue sessions with voters as part of its drive to crack down on blackmoney instances in "expenditure- sensitive" pockets. For the first time, the EC has directed the Chief Electoral Officers of all...
  • Congress started corruption in India: Jethmalani 29-12-2011 08:26 PM

    Jethmalani created a flutter in the Rajya Sabha when he made remarks against a former PM having money stashed away in Swiss banks. ...
  • We don't have black money: BJP MPs to declare 08-12-2011 12:02 PM

    New Delhi: BJP MPs will submit declarations to the presiding officers of their respective Houses of Parliament on Friday, stating that they do not have any illegal money stashed in any foreign bank or tax haven abroad. BJP leader LK Advani had announced on the completion on his nation-wide yatra...
  • Black money: 782 offshore accounts being probed 01-11-2011 01:45 PM

    New Delhi: The Income Tax department is looking at 782 Indian accounts in HSBC Geneva for suspected black money. Sources said a probe into some of the Indian account holders with over Rs 3000 crores in deposits are being probed. The list was not officially given by the Swiss government,...
  • Advani demands white paper on black money abroad 25-10-2011 12:16 AM

    Cuttack: BJP leader L K Advani on Monday demanded a status document from the UPA on what steps it had taken to bring back black money stashed in foreign banks. "The Parliament and above all, the people of this country should know what steps had been taken by the Centre...
  • Yashwant opposes scheme to unearth black money 18-09-2011 11:03 AM

    New Delhi: Expressing opposition to the idea of an amnesty scheme to unearth black money, senior BJP leader and former Finance Minister Yashwant Sinha has said they do not serve any purpose but act as a disincentive to honest taxpayers. "I am against all amnesty schemes. If you look at...
  • Bombay High Court grants bail to Hasan Ali 12-08-2011 04:43 PM

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Friday granted bail to Pune stud farm owner Hasan Ali Khan, arrested in March for alleged involvement in multi-crore money laundering scam, observing that there is nothing in Enforcement Directorate's case to show that the money amassed by him are proceeds of crime. "There...
  • 'I can't be hanged for sins of other ministries' 12-07-2011 09:27 PM

    New Delhi: Hours after he was shifted from Law Ministry to Corporate Affairs Ministry, a visibly unhappy M Veerappa Moily on Tuesday said he had been a victim of 'campaign by vested interests' and asserted that he could not be 'hanged' for the "sins" of other ministries. Apparently referring to...
  • Police crackdown on Ramdev camp: Will this action by the UPA government convert the yoga guru into a political hero?

    The permission for yoga camp was cancelled and section 144 was imposed at the Ramlila Grounds as protestors were thrown out. ...
  • Supporters express solidarity for Baba Ramdev 03-06-2011 09:49 AM

    Baba Ramdev's supporters expressing solidarity for his fight against corruption have converged at Ramlila Grounds. ...
  • Baba Ramdev sets a grand stage for satyagrah 02-06-2011 01:15 PM

    The venue can accommodate more than 2 lakh people and elaborate arrangements have been made for the yoga camp on June 4. ...
  • Should gurus and babas lead political campaigns?

    Tonight at 10 Sagarika Ghose asks a panel of experts should gurus and babas lead political campaigns. ...
  • Will Baba Ramdev's movement be as successful as Anna Hazare?

    Rejecting Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's appeal to call off his fast, Yoga guru Baba Ramdev on Wednesday asked people to join him in his campaign...
  • No ultimatum given to govt: Kejriwal 31-05-2011 02:48 PM

    New Delhi: Social activist Arvind Kejriwal has denied any rift within the civil society group on the Lokpal bill and said that they have not issued an ultimatum to the government following Monday's meeting that ended after the two sides disagreed on all key issues. "We have not issued any...
  • Cong dismisses Assange claims, BJP for probe 27-04-2011 04:42 PM

    New Delhi: While Congress on Wednesday dismissed WikiLeaks chief Julian Assange's remarks about the Indian black money stashed in Swiss banks, saying it will not join issue with individuals or comment on "hearsay", BJP alleged the UPA government was not making any effort to bring it back despite being pulled...
  • Govt not doing anything about black money: Advani 26-04-2011 06:46 PM

    New Delhi: In the wake of comments by WikiLeaks chief Julian Assange about black money stashed abroad by Indians, BJP on Tuesday alleged that the UPA government was not making any effort to bring it back despite being pulled up by the Supreme Court. Speaking to reporters in Burdwan, West...
  • SC takes on government over blackmoney probe 21-04-2011 06:10 PM

    New Delhi: "Was the government sleeping all these years on the issue of blackmoney," the Supreme Court said on Thursday while criticising the Centre's probe restricting to an individual and being evasive about the idea of an investigation by the Special Investigating Team. The apex court said the investigation into...
  • IIT professor threatened: SC pulls up ED chief 08-04-2011 01:54 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday pulled up Enforcement Directorate officials on allegation that a petitioner was threatened in the blackmoney case. Enforcement Directorate Director Arun Mathur, Joint Director Prabha Kant and SK Sawhney allegedly threatened IIT Professor SK Dubey, one of the petitioners in the blackmoney case. Dubey...