BLACKMONEY

  • BJP government should come clean on black money: TMC 6 days ago

    Kolkata: The Trinamool Congress on Friday dared the Narendra Modi government to "come clean" on black money and reveal the names who stashed it at one go. "The BJP government must come clean on black money and reveal names at one go. The selective leaking, rumour mongering and innuendo will...
  • CPM asks Centre to issue White Paper on blackmoney October 22, 2014

    New Delhi: CPI(M) on Wednesday demanded the issuance of a White Paper detailing the amounts of illegal money stashed away abroad and those involved, saying just naming some individuals would not serve any purpose. Accusing the Narendra Modi government of "going back" on its poll promise of bringing back black...
  • Automatic exchange of info to help unearth blackmoney: India September 22, 2014

    Cairns: Extending full support to the automatic exchange of tax and banking information, India on Monday said that it will help in unearthing blackmoney stashed abroad and bringing it back. Intervening at the meeting of G20 Finance Ministers, Minister of State for Finance Nirmala Sitharaman said 46 countries, including India, have...
  • Blackmoney: SIT empowers Enforcement Directorate to check huge forex violations September 14, 2014

    New Delhi: To check largescale foreign exchange violations and generation of slush funds, a Special Investigation Team (SIT) on black money has asked RBI and Enforcement Directorate (ED) to jointly take on cases of huge exports outstanding. The SIT, for the first time, has authorised the ED to obtain regular information...
  • India has got government with a strong foreign policy: Amit Shah September 7, 2014

    Kolkata: BJP president Amit Shah on Sunday said that the Narendra Modi government has made it clear that security of the country's borders is of prime importance and no compromise will be made on that issue. "By calling all SAARC nations in the oathtaking ceremony, the Narendra Modiled government had...
  • NDA slams Congressled UPA for 'sitting on' black money issue September 2, 2014

    New Delhi: The ruling NDA on Tuesday hit out at the previous UPA regime saying it had failed to set up an SIT on black money despite a Supreme Court direction for the same even as it asserted that it will bring out the truth in the matter after acting...
  • Blackmoney: Indian agencies get Swiss banks' data of hoarders August 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Tax investigators pursuing instances of blackmoney stashed abroad by Indians have finally been able to circumvent the Swiss secrecy code by asking over 100 such account holders to submit on their own details of personal balances in these banks, brought under the tax net recently, for lesser penal...
  • EC initiates 'charcha' with voters on use of black money in polls March 9, 2014

    Ex-bankers, retired government officials and journalists have been roped in by the EC to hold 'charcha' or dialogue sessions with voters as part of its drive to crack down on blackmoney instances in "expenditure- sensitive" pockets. For the first time, the EC has directed the Chief Electoral Officers of all states...
  • Ramdev alleges witch hunt by UPA government August 29, 2012

    New Delhi: Yoga Guru Ramdev has accused the UPA government of witch hunt after it was announced that his trust Patanjali Yogpeeth's charitable status will be withdrawn. Ramdev claimed that he is being targetted because of his anticorruption movement against the UPA. "Just because we speak against corruption and blackmoney, the...
  • Blackmoney: Govt to set up 14 new overseas IT offices August 15, 2012

    New Delhi: The government will set up 14 more Income Tax Overseas Units (ITOUs) to deal with the menace of blackmoney and keep a tab on illegal routing of funds from abroad and parking money in foreign countries. The Finance Ministry has recently sent a detailed proposal in this regard to...
  • Act by this evening or face revolution: Ramdev August 12, 2012

    New Delhi: Taking on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on the issue of corruption, Yoga guru Ramdev has asked the government to act on his demand by Sunday evening or else face a big revolution across the country. Ramdev said that he will announce his next move at 5 pm on...
  • Ramdev to declare his next move, Gen Singh to join August 12, 2012

    New Delhi: Yoga guru Baba Ramdev is set to make a major announcement on the next step of his agitation on Sunday. Ramdev had deferred by a day the "big" announcement on the next course of his agitation on blackmoney and Lokpal Bill as former Army chief General VK Singh...
  • Ramdev's 3day symbolic fast to end today August 11, 2012

    New Delhi: Baba Ramdev's symbolic threeday fast at Ramlila Maidan in Delhi comes to an end on Saturday. However, on Friday Ramdev claimed that he would not leave his agitation until the government responded to his demands. Thousands of people have been camping at the Ramlila Maidan for the last...
  • Multipronged efforts to check blackmoney: Govt August 11, 2012

    New Delhi: Undisclosed income of Rs 49,325 crore has been detected in the country in the last three years while tax evasion of Rs 600 crore has been found on inputs from abroad under multipronged efforts to check blackmoney menace, government said on Friday. The...
  • Ramdev has right to voice his opinion: Nitish August 10, 2012

    Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has said yoga guru Ramdev had the right to voice his opinion on any issue in a democratic set up. The yoga guru had been proactive in raising several issues of national importance such as blackmoney, Kumar said on Thursday. Every individual in the country had...
  • BJP ready to support Ramdev's campaign: Rajnath August 10, 2012

    Ghaziabad: The BJP on Thursday said it is ready to provide active support to Yoga guru Ramdev's campaign against black money stashed abroad if he asks for it. "BJP has provided moral support to both Anna Hazare's and Ramdev's campaigns in the past and is even ready to lend active...
  • Yet to get an invite from Ramdev: Team Anna August 5, 2012

    New Delhi: Team Anna on Sunday said it was yet to get an invite from yoga guru Ramdev to join his indefinite protest against blackmoney which begins in New Delhi this Thursday. "We have not received any invite yet. When it (invite) comes, we will see," Team Anna member Arvind...
  • Anna, Ramdev attack govt on corruption July 17, 2012

    Pune: Ahead of their proposed protests in Delhi, Anna Hazare and yoga guru Ramdev on Tuesday launched an attack on the UPA government accusing it of not showing enough resolve in tackling corruption and bringing back black money stashed away abroad. Hazare and Ramdev said they will support each other in...
  • Can't commit to work under Anna's leadership: Ramdev June 4, 2012

    In an interview to CNNIBN, Ramdev defended his strategy of not naming individuals in his campaign against blackmoney. ...
  • Anna, Ramdev join hands but fail to woo public June 3, 2012

    New Delhi: The experiment by Baba Ramdev and Team Anna to join hands against corruption failed to elicit huge response with very few people turning up at the fast venue at Parliament Street in New Delhi on Sunday. Ramdev's prediction that thousands of supporters will gather in other cities hasn't...
  • Don't name MPs, Ramdev tells Kejriwal June 3, 2012

    New Delhi: The experiment to join hands and fight corruption between Baba Ramdev and Team Anna seems to have failed, with Arvind Kejriwal storming out of the agitation venue a short while earlier. Baba Ramdev has taken objection to Kejriwal naming MPs in his speech. Ramdev said the fight against...
  • Ramdev asks PM to make Cabinet corruption free June 3, 2012

    New Delhi: Terming Prime Minister Manmohan Singh an "honest person", yoga guru Ramdev on Sunday asked him to make his Cabinet "corruption free." He threatened the government with a "fight to the finish" by August for bringing back black money stashed away abroad as also against corruption. "The Prime Minister was forced...
  • Anna, Ramdev begin fast at Jantar Mantar June 3, 2012

    New Delhi: Social activist Anna Hazare and yoga guru Ramdev on Sunday began their daylong fast at Jantar Mantar against corruption and blackmoney stashed abroad. "Manmohan Singh was forced to give statement on Illegal mining. We all know that the prime minister is a honest person and we all respect him....
  • Ramdev threatens fight to finish by August June 3, 2012

    New Delhi: Ahead of his joint fast with Anna Hazare against UPA government on corruption on Sunday, yoga guru Ramdev threatened the government with a fight to finish by August for bringing back black money stashed abroad. As he headed to Rajghat from Tikri Kalan on Delhi border before reaching the...
  • Anna, Ramdev join hands in antigraft battle June 3, 2012

    New Delhi: Yoga guru Baba Ramdev and social activist Anna Hazare will on Sunday sit in the capital on a daylong fast against corruption and black money stashed abroad. Sunday's protest at Jantar Mantar is also likely to see Ramdev announcing his strategy with regard to the 2014 General Elections....
  • Anna Hazare to meet Ramdev in Delhi today June 2, 2012

    New Delhi: Social activist Anna Hazara will be arriving in Delhi on Saturday, a day ahead of his daylong fast against corruption alongwith yoga guru Baba Ramdev at Jantar Mantar. Anna and Ramdev are expected to meet later in the day. Ramdev had earlier claimed that their anticorruption rally will...
  • Govt targeting anticorruption crusaders: Ramdev May 18, 2012

    Jind: Yoga guru Ramdev on Friday accused the central government of targeting anticorruption crusaders in the country. "The government has targeted people who have raised their voice against rampant corruption and I am no exception," he told reporters after a twoday yoga camp at Arjun stadium in Jind. Ramdev said he...
  • Anna, Ramdev joint protest fast on June 3 April 20, 2012

    New Delhi: Launching a new tirade against government on the issues of blackmoney and corruption, Yoga guru Baba Ramdev on Friday announced that he will undertake a symbolic protest along with social activist Anna Hazare on June 3. He said that his nationwide agitation will start from May 1. He...
  • IT may get to reopen returns beyond 6 years February 20, 2012

    New Delhi: Government may grant the Income Tax department powers to reopen tax returns of beyond six years in specific cases of black money where "foreign assets" are involved. The IT department needs these powers to pursue the ongoing cases where funds were found to be stashed abroad and these came...
  • UPA Govt dragging its feet on black money: Sinha January 16, 2012

    New Delhi: Senior BJP leader Yashwant Sinha on Monday accused the UPA government of "dragging its feet" on the issue of blackmoney, saying it was not launching prosecution to shield the offenders. He said the government's stand that bilateral agreement was coming in its way in disclosure of names was hard...