Duty Evasion

  • 11 fresh cases lodged against Ramdev's Patanjali Yogpeeth Trust December 12, 2013

    Eleven fresh cases of stamp duty evasion have been registered by the Uttarakhand government against Ramdev's Patanjali Yogpeeth Trust, spelling more trouble for the yoga guru. All the eleven cases registered pertain to stamp duty evasion and date back eight years or more, Haridwar District Magistrate Nidhi Pandey, on whose permission...
  • Stamp duty evasion: HC dismisses Bhushan's plea February 1, 2012

    Allahabad: The Allahabad High Court on Wednesday turned down a writ petition filed by Team Anna member Shanti Bhushan challenging an order of Assistant Stamp Commissioner here which held him guilty of evading stamp duty to the tune of about Rs 1.35 crore on a property. Justice Arun Tandon passed the...
  • Govt sends notice to the Big B for duty evasion September 26, 2008

    New Delhi: It seems trouble won't stop following superstar Amitabh Bachchan. The actor has now been issued a showcause notice by the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) for defaulting on a duty payment on imported goods. Bachchan has come under the scanner after he bought goods worth 44,000 and sought a...
  • Aircraft seized for duty evasion, top firms under scanner July 11, 2008

    New Delhi: The Customs Department has reportedly seized more aircraft belonging to companies like GMR, Oberoi's and India Bulls, according to sources. Reports suggest they are part of 250 such planes under the Customs scanner on allegations of duty evasion. Customs duty on aircraft imported for private use are double than...