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  • Black money case: Disclosure of account holders will embarrass Congress, says Arun Jaitley 11 hours 19 minutes ago

    New Delhi: On the backfoot after saying that the Centre will not reveal the names of account holders in the black money case, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday hit back at the Congress saying doing so would embarrass the party itself. Jaitley, however, added that the names will be disclosed...
  • Anna Hazare writes to Modi, threatens stir over black money 3 days ago

    Mumbai: Criticising the government for telling the Supreme Court that all information on black money stashed abroad can't be disclosed, activist Anna Hazare on Saturday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and threatened to launch an agitation if the ill-gotten wealth was not brought back. "Bringing back black money is an...
  • Anna Hazare writes to Modi, threatens stir over black money 3 days ago

    Mumbai: Criticising the government for telling the Supreme Court that all information on black money stashed abroad can't be disclosed, activist Anna Hazare on Saturday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and threatened to launch an agitation if the ill-gotten wealth was not brought back. "Bringing back black money is...
  • Black money issue: Trinamool says Centre has made 'U-turn' 3 days ago

    Kolkata: The Trinamool Congress on Saturday said that the central government has made a "u-turn" on the black money issue which was "shocking" and vowed to oppose it both inside and outside Parliament. "Trinammol Congress slammed BJP's U-turn on black money (issue). (It is) shocking. Legalistic arguments about black money...
  • Modi should keep his promise on black money issue: Digvijay Singh 3 days ago

    Bhopal: Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh demanded from Prime Minister Narendra Modi to pay Rs three lakh each to citizens of the country as promised by him on the issue of black money stashed in foreign countries during Lok Sabha polls campaigning. Singh, who was in city on Saturday to attend...
  • Govenment approach on black money not adventurist, says Arun Jaitley 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Rejecting the charge that NDA has done a U-turn on disclosure of names of black money holders, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said that the government will not be pushed into an act of adventurism and jeopardise the chances of getting cooperation of other countries in future....
  • Modi government misleading public on black money issue: Congress 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Accusing the NDA government of misleading the public on the issue of black money, Congress on Saturday rejected Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's charge that a treaty signed with Germany by the Congress government in 1995 has kept its hands tied on the issue. Countering the accusation, AICC Communication...
  • Black money: Refusal to declare names of account holders disillusions BJP supporters 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The Narendra Modi government's promise to bring back black money stashed abroad, is now veering uncomfortably close to the UPA government's line. The Centre told the Supreme Court on Friday that it cannot disclose details given by countries with which India has a double taxation avoidance agreement. Finance...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories 4 days ago

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • News 360: Supreme Court grants bail to Jayalalithaa 4 days ago

    The Supreme Court has granted bail to former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa's and has suspended her sentence. This was the last chance for Jayalalithaa to get a bail before Diwali as the apex court will go on leave for a week after Friday. ...
  • India@9 with Anubha Bhonsle 4 days ago

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  • Black money: Congress demands apology as Centre refuses to declare names of account holders 4 days ago

    New Delhi: With the Centre announcing its apprehensions regarding declaring names of people having black money stashed away in foreign banks, Congress on Friday launched a scathing attack on the BJP-led coalition. "Declare black money account holders or apologize to Congress for previous attacks," Congress leader and former External Affairs Minister...
  • Opening account in foreign bank is not crime: Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi 4 days ago

    New Delhi: With the Modi government facing the arduous task of fulfilling its promise of getting back black money stashed abroad, Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi today said all amounts deposited in foreign banks by Indian citizens can't be termed as black money and that it is not a crime to...
  • Cannot disclose names of people having black money abroad: Modi government to SC 4 days ago

    New Delhi: The government has told the Supreme Court that it cannot disclose the names of people having black money stashed abroad. The government says that that the names cannot be made public as it violates the double taxation avoidance agreement. The government says that the names can only be shared...
  • Swiss will examine India's request for banking information on priority basis 5 days ago

    In a major breakthrough in India's fight to bring back black money stashed abroad, Switzerland said it will examine India's requests for banking information on a priority basis. ...
  • Black money case: Switzerland says will examine Indian requests for information on 'priority basis' 6 days ago

    Berne/New Delhi: In a major breakthrough in India's fight against black money allegedly stashed abroad, Switzerland on Wednesday said it will examine Indian requests for banking information on a priority basis and provide requested details in a time-bound manner. The Swiss authorities would also "assist in obtaining confirmation on genuineness of...
  • AgustaWestland case: ED questions former IAF Chief SP Tyagi's cousin Sanjeev 1 week ago

    New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate on Tuesday questioned Sanjeev Tyagi, cousin of former IAF chief SP Tyagi, in connection with its money laundering probe into the Rs 3,600 crore AgustaWestland VVIP helicopter deal. Officials said Sanjeev was summoned under the provisions of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA). "Yes, I have...
  • Black money: Top Indian tax team heads to Switzerland 1 week ago

    New Delhi: A high-level delegation of tax and revenue officials is set to soon travel to Switzerland in order to pursue cases of black money and secret accounts held by Indians in banks in the Alpine nation. Sources said that the delegation, which will lay special focus on a number of...
  • Twitter users can now transfer money via tweets. Here's how October 13, 2014

    Paris: One of France's largest banks is teaming up with social network Twitter this week to allow its customers to transfer money via tweets. The move by Groupe BPCE, France's second largest bank by customers, coincides with Twitter's own push into the world of online payments as the social network seeks...
  • What did Congress do in 60 years to bring back black money, asks Venkaiah Naidu October 6, 2014

    Hyderabad: Taking exception to Congress president Sonia Gandhi's reported attack on NDA government on the issue of black money, Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu asked what her party did on the matter when it was in power. "I am putting a straight question to the Congress president. If it is...
  • India still hasn't approached many European nations to recover black money: Edmond Allen October 1, 2014

    US-based attorney C Edmond Allen who is seen as a whistle-blower of sorts for the CBI in the black money case claimed that the Indian government needs to approach European nations to recover black money. ...
  • Black Money: Automatic information exchange to help India and Switzerland September 29, 2014

    Kolkata: Automatic information exchange would help India and Switzerland to contain stashing of black money in Swiss banks, Ambassador of Switzerland to India and Bhutan Linus Von Castelmur said on Monday. "For the future, I think the solution will be expected on automatic information exchange so that each and every...
  • Delhi metro halted, stolen Rs 1.60 lakh recovered September 28, 2014

    New Delhi: Prompt action by CISF personnel in halting a Delhi Metro train helped a businessman get back his stolen Rs 160,000 and in nabbing the culprit, an official said on Sunday An alert was sounded at 3.11 pm on Saturday at the Noida City Centre Metro station on Delhi Metro's...
  • Rupee down 7 paise versus dollar in early trade September 24, 2014

    Mumbai: The rupee lost 7 paise to 61.01 against the dollar in early trade at the Interbank Foreign Exchange market due to increased demand for the US currency from importers. Forex dealers attributed the rupee's fall to increased demand for the US currency from importers but dollar's weakness against other units...
  • ED arrests Gautam Khaitan in money laundering probe in VVIP choppers deal case September 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Enforcement Directorate on Tuesday carried out its first arrest in the money laundering probe in the Rs 3,600-crore AgustaWestland chopper deal, taking into custody Gautam Khaitan, an ex-board member of an accused company. The agency, which is trying to track the alleged kickbacks of Rs 360 crore from the...
  • Rupee falls to 1-week low of 60.94 Vs US dollar as stocks drop September 23, 2014

    Mumbai: The Indian rupee on Tuesday depreciated by 12 paise to close at one-week low of 60.94 against the Greenback on month-end dollar demand from importers and steep fall in local equities. At the Interbank Foreign Exchange (Forex) market, the domestic unit commenced lower at 60.93 a dollar from previous close...
  • Rupee ends a paisa down at 60.82 Vs dollar in lacklustre trade September 22, 2014

    Mumbai: In lacklustre trade, the Indian rupee today closed one paisa down at 60.82 against the US dollar on alternate bouts of demand and supply, snapping a fourday rising trend. At the Interbank Foreign Exchange market (Forex), the domestic unit commenced lower at 60.85 a dollar from previous close of 60.81....
  • NASA launches $20,000 Mars challenge September 21, 2014

    Washington: Attention, space enthusiasts! NASA is offering a $20,000 prize to anyone who can come up with a design idea for small science and technology payloads that could also provide the necessary weight to balance spacecraft entering the Martian atmosphere. "NASA is committed to engaging the public, and specifically the maker community...
  • Money laundering: RBI takes action against erring UCBs September 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Cracking down on money laundering, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has closed down six Urban Cooperative Banks (UCBs) which were suspected of being used to route illegal money. The central bank has also asked state governments to take stern action against any other erring UCBs after reports emerged...
  • Rupee logs sixweek peak of 60.29 vs US dollar, up 10 paise September 8, 2014

    Mumbai: The Indian rupee on Monday appreciated by ten paise to end at a nearly sixweek high of 60.29 against the Greenback tracking a solid rally in local shares and continued dollar selling by exporters and some banks. Good inflows also helped the rupee even as the widely tracked dollar index...