Black Money

  • RBI to withdraw pre-2005 currency notes to unearth black money 23-01-2014 11:02 AM

    The RBI has announced that currency notes issued before 2005 will no longer be accepted. The notes can be exchanged at banks till July. The old notes are being withdrawn because they do not display the year they were printed. The move is being seen as an effort to crack...
  • Is the violation of banking norms far more widespread than believed? 18-06-2013 11:32 PM

    After the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) fined ICICI, HDFC and Axis banks for flouting customer norms, highlighted by a Cobrapost expose, the latest sting operation by the online magazine exposes how some employees in two foreign banks in India have also been involved in accepting black money and agreeing...
  • Money laundering by banks: Have our regulatory public institutions failed? 14-03-2013 10:09 PM

    Every rule laid down by the Reserve Bank of India has a possible loophole - that's what the bankers exposed by the Cobrapost sting claimed. ...
  • News 360: Cobrapost expose reveals brazen money laundering at banks 14-03-2013 08:36 PM

    A sting operation conducted by Cobrapost across various branches of private financial institutions, including HDFC, ICICI and Axis banks showed how bank employees were helping customers convert black money into white. ...
  • The Last Word: Has Kejriwal raised serious questions about black money? 12-11-2012 11:29 PM

    Has Arvind Kejriwal raised serious questions about black money and money laundering? ...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey 09-11-2012 11:47 PM

    India Against Corruption activist-turned-politician Arvind Kejriwal on Friday targeted several top Indian business groups and a Congress MP, alleging that they had stashed black money worth several hundred crores in the HSBC Bank in Geneva, Switzerland. He claimed that a senior Congress leader gave him the details about the black...
  • Is the government hiding the truth on black money? 09-11-2012 11:22 PM

    Reliance Industries Limited, the HSBC bank, the Dabur group have all denied the charges levelled against them by India Against Corruption activist-turned-politician Arvind Kejriwal who accused their chiefs of having crores of cash deposits in Swiss bank accounts where money, he alleged, was transferred through hawala. ...
  • Black money: Will probe Kejriwal's charges if found concrete, says Cong 09-11-2012 10:54 PM

    India Against Corruption activist-turned-politician Arvind Kejriwal on Friday targeted several top Indian business groups and a Congress MP, alleging that they had stashed black money worth several hundred crores in the HSBC Bank in Geneva, Switzerland. He claimed that a senior Congress leader gave him the details about the black...
  • HSBC Bank under scanner globally for alleged money laundering 09-11-2012 10:46 PM

    While IAC leader Arvind Kejriwal may have highlighted HSBC Bank's role in facilitating laundering black money in India, globally the London-headquartered banking major is also under scanner from several international agencies. Here is a look at some of the accusation against HSBC for its questionable transactions. ...
  • Congress MP Annu Tandon rubbishes Kejriwal's allegations 09-11-2012 08:54 PM

    Congress MP Annu Tandon had rubbished all the allegations made by Arvind Kejriwal against her saying they are completely baseless and malicious. "I deny any such rubbish and whatever he is talking, I don't know about any such thing," she said. ...
  • Allegations made by Kejriwal deserve probe, says BJP 09-11-2012 06:47 PM

    Reacting on the allegations activist turned politician Arvind Kejriwal made against Ambanis and Dabur over the black money stashed in Swiss banks, BJP spokesperson Rajiv Pratap Rudy said the charges deserve investigation. ...
  • Misleading to say it's easy to open Swiss accounts: Banking Consultant 09-11-2012 04:05 PM

    Banking Consultant Jasmine Arora said that it was not responsible of Arvind Kejriwal to say that opening an account in Swiss banks is easier. Kejriwal had said that the process of opening an account in the Geneva branch of HSBC Bank was easier than opening an account in the SBI...
  • Is there more black money in India than outside? 14-12-2011 11:22 PM

    The tax authorities had unearthed Rs 660 billion of unaccounted money as part of the government's efforts to curb tax evasion. ...
  • Black money: BJP versus UPA government 14-12-2011 02:51 PM

    While LK Advani hit out at the government for dragging its feet despite SC rebuke, the Congress denied it is soft on hoarders. ...
  • Is a non-functioning Parliament waste of tax payers' money? 23-11-2011 11:14 PM

    Price rise, black money and Telangana statehood issue continued to rock both the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha on Thursday. ...
  • Rs 8 crore lost in 2 days of Parliament logjam 23-11-2011 10:04 PM

    Legislative business continues to be pending and Rs 8 crore have been lost over the last two days. ...
  • Govt not acting on issues effectively: Smriti Irani 23-11-2011 02:17 PM

    BJP MP Smriti Advani says the Parliament ruckus is justified as the government has just been promising, but not acting on issues. ...
  • No will to bring evaders to book: CPI on black money 19-11-2011 09:29 AM

    CPI leader Gurudas Dasgupta said Parliamentary committee will have to take a decision on the black money issue. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 18-11-2011 11:56 PM

    Catch the day's top stories on India at 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai. ...
  • Why is Sonia Gandhi quiet on 2G: LK Advani 11-11-2011 10:48 AM

    It's been a month since LK Advani began his yatra against corruption and on Friday Advani slammed the UPA government at a public rally in Japipur. ...
  • PM to leave for G20 meet; black money on agenda 02-11-2011 08:31 AM

    The summit is expected to be dominated by efforts to resolve the sovereign debt crisis. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 01-11-2011 10:07 PM

    Pakistani cricketers Salman Butt and Mohd Asif found guilty of spot-fixing. Black money haunts the UPA again. ...
  • Will raise black money issue during yatra: Advani 09-10-2011 11:18 PM

    Senior BJP leader LK Advani said that he will also raise the issue of price rise and extreme poverty. ...
  • India @ 9 with Veeraraghav 15-07-2011 11:53 PM

    Catch the day's top stories on India at 9 with Veeraraghav. ...
  • The Last Word: The black money debate 08-07-2011 11:04 PM

    On The Last Word, Karan Thapar this week debates on black money. ...
  • Is judiciary the last hope to bring back black money? 04-07-2011 10:41 PM

    On 'Talking Point' Rajdeep Sardesai asks, 'Is judiciary the last hope to bring back black money?' ...
  • 'Spiritual gurus are not interested in politics' 13-06-2011 10:49 PM

    Sri Sri Ravishankar also said that the spiritual gurus are more concerned about reforming the society. ...
  • Happy that Baba responded to our pleas: Morari Bapu 12-06-2011 01:07 PM

    Spiritual leader Morari Bapu and Acharya Balkrishna were happy that Baba Ramdev had ended his fast against black money on Sunday saying that the public was aware of the cause they were fighting for. ...
  • The Last Word: Government vs Ramdev and Anna 11-06-2011 12:04 AM

    On The Last Word, Karan Thapar examines how badly the government is damaged by its handling of Ramdev and Anna Hazare. ...