Black Marketing

  • Three arrested for black-marketing of LPG cylinders 14-06-2014 11:25 PM

    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...
  • Truck operators upset with new Act, say district collectors can't decide sand prices 20-02-2014 10:08 AM

    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...
  • Police seize 68 rice sacks of PDS being taken for illegal sale 28-12-2013 12:17 AM

    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...
  • Silk Road, the online marketplace of vice, shut down by FBI 03-10-2013 06:46 AM

    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...
  • Over 1.5 million workers change status before Saudi crackdown 23-06-2013 06:31 AM

    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...
  • MCA bans Ratnakar Shetty over 'black-marketing' remarks 04-06-2013 06:34 PM

    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...
  • Parrikar alleges irregularities in Maharashtra irrigation 10-04-2013 01:48 AM

    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...
  • BJP a party of black marketeers, brokers: Digvijaya 30-11-2012 10:09 PM

    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 24-09-2012 12:24 PM

    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' 01-09-2012 02:52 AM

    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...
  • CJ Report on black-marketing of LPG cylinders 04-12-2011 12:13 AM

    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 02-04-2011 08:18 AM

    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...
  • Man held for online black marketing of WC tickets 28-03-2011 04:46 PM

    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 28-03-2011 04:30 PM

    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...