Black Marketing

  • Three arrested for black-marketing of LPG cylinders June 14, 2014

    Police have arrested three persons and recovered 24 LPG cylinders here in a drive against black-marketing of the subsidised domestic gas in the city hotels, an official said on Saturday. "Three persons were arrested and a total of 24 LPG cylinders were confiscated in the raids conducted across 54 restaurants and...
  • Truck operators upset with new Act, say district collectors can't decide sand prices February 20, 2014

    Rajasthan sand truck operators on Wednesday appealed to the state government to exempt sand from the purview of a newly introduced legislation which empowers the district collectors to fix a rate for certain consumers' commodities to check black marketing. Under the new Act, district collectors have been authorised to decide rates...
  • Police seize 68 rice sacks of PDS being taken for illegal sale December 28, 2013

    Police on Friday seized 68 sacks of rice of Public Distribution system taken for illegal sale in market in Bihar's Nawada district. On a tip off, the police stopped a tractor laden with 68 sacks of rice taken to market for illegal sale, police sources said. The tractor driver was arrested while...
  • Silk Road, the online marketplace of vice, shut down by FBI October 3, 2013

    Boston: Before it was shut down by US agents this week, people looking to buy street drugs, hire hackers or hitmen, and acquire stolen e-commerce accounts anonymously online could go to Silk Road, the Amazon.com of vice. For more than two years, according to US authorities, the website allowed users to...
  • Over 1.5 million workers change status before Saudi crackdown June 23, 2013

    Yiyadh: More than 1.5 million foreign workers in Saudi Arabia have changed their residence status since April ahead of a planned crackdown on illegally registered expatriates in the world's leading oil exporter, the labour ministry said on Saturday. Saudi Arabia is trying to reduce a black market in labour among the...
  • MCA bans Ratnakar Shetty over 'black-marketing' remarks June 4, 2013

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) on Tuesday banned BCCI Chief Administrative Officer Ratnakar Shetty from taking part in its activities for five years. Shetty had reportedly been warned by the Association after he accused some of its members of black marketing of tickets. He had been given time till early last...
  • Parrikar alleges irregularities in Maharashtra irrigation April 10, 2013

    Panaji: Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Tuesday alleged irregularities in all irrigation projects in Maharashtra, including the Tillari project bordering the state. "All irrigation projects in Maharashtra are scam. I am saying this on record," he told the State Legislative Assembly, while speaking on demands for grants. "We know about...
  • BJP a party of black marketeers, brokers: Digvijaya November 30, 2012

    Raghogarh: Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh on Friday alleged that the BJP was a "party of black marketeers and brokers" because of which it opposed the Centre's cash-for-subsidy scheme. "It is a party of black marketeers and brokers," he told reporters, adding there was no problem with the BJP going...
  • LPG cap: Distributors plan strike on October 1 September 24, 2012

    New Delhi: The National Federation of LPG Distributors of India has announced a nationwide strike on October 1 against the cap on subsidised cylinders introduced recently by the government to deal with its huge subsidy bill. The Federation's General Secretary Pawan Soni said that the move would create a huge...
  • Facebook cracks down on fake 'Likes' September 1, 2012

    San Francisco: Facebook Inc is weeding out fake "Likes" on its social network that are being caused by spammers, malware and black marketeers as it strives to maintain credibility as an advertising platform. Facebook said the number of Likes, or endorsements by users, on corporate pages is likely to drop by...
  • CJ Report on black-marketing of LPG cylinders December 4, 2011

    CJ Samar Gupta reports from Alwar on the misuse of domestic LPG cylinders in the city, that leads to black-marketing. ...
  • Fans wait and watch as VIPs get WC tickets April 2, 2011

    Mumbai: As India readies for one of its biggest cricket matches ever, the World Cup final against Sri Lanka, the Wankhede stadium is a bustle of activity, with people from different parts of the country, and even, the world, waiting in long queues to get tickets. To be a part of...
  • Man held for online black marketing of WC tickets March 28, 2011

    The cyber crime branch of the Chandigarh police on Monday, arrested a software engineer who was trying to sell Mohali match tickets online. He was trying to sell five tickets of Rs 250 each for Rs 1,20,000 each online. ...
  • Man held for black marketing WC tickets online March 28, 2011

    Mohali: The cyber crime branch of the Chandigarh police on Monday, arrested a software engineer who was trying to sell Mohali match tickets online. He was trying to sell five tickets of Rs 250 each for Rs 1,20,000 each online. The software engineer has been taken into custody and has been sent...