Central Excise

  • Maid found hanging in excise officer's house October 1, 2013

    A 35-year-old domestic help was found hanging at the residence of a Central Excise officer in Ghaziabad on Tuesday morning, police said. Kavita was found dead under mysterious circumstances at the residence of Ramesh Kumar, a Superintendent in the Central Excise, in Lajpat Nagar area, they said. Kavita, a mother of two,...
  • 12 kg gold seized from two Sri Lankans at Goa airport September 18, 2013

    Customs officials in Goa seized 12 kilograms of gold bars from two Sri Lankans on Wednesday, a customs official said. The value of the gold seized is Rs 3.60 crore in the international market, and it is the biggest haul of gold seized in Goa in recent times, the official said. The...
  • Central excise sleuths crack fraud in Jharsuguda, recover Rs 2 crore August 23, 2013

    Conducting a major raid in Odisha, central excise sleuths on Friday claimed to have cracked a fraud allegedly by a private company at Jharsuguda and collected Rs 2 crore from it to avoid arrest. The raid was done by the intelligence unit of Director General of Central Excise (DGCE) here following...
  • UPSC exam: IRS (I-T, Customs & Central Excise) July 10, 2012

    The IRS comprises of IRS – Customs and Central Excise (C&CE) and IRS – Income Tax (IT). It is one of the Group a Central Civil Service of India. The cadre controlling authority for IRS is Ministry of Finance, Department of Revenue, Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) /...
  • Maya for removal of central excise duty on diesel June 28, 2011

    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati on Tuesday demanded that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh should abolish central excise duty on diesel and roll back recent hike in prices of diesel, petrol, LPG and kerosene oil. "The Chief Minister has sent a letter to the Prime Minister requesting him to abolish...
  • Central Excise - the engine of economic growth February 27, 2011

    A special focus show on the instrumental role of Central Excise and Customs in the development of Indian economy. ...
  • Arrested: 22 govt officials, 11 bar girls watching porn August 28, 2008

    New Delhi: Eleven bar girls and 22 Central Excise and Customs officials were arrested late on Tuesday night in a raid conducted by the Pune Police in Khandala. All the arrested officers are from the Mumbai International Airport and four of them are of SP rank. The officials were allegedly attending...