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 order adding that Bhushan could seek 'statutory remedy' by approaching the Registrar (Stamps) as per the provisions of Stamp Act.
The Assistant Stamp Commissioner had, on January 06, held Bhushan guilty of evading stamp duty in purchase of property spread over 7,818 square metres of land in the posh Civil Lines locality of the city.
The former Union Minister was asked to pay the outstanding amount with a monthly interest of 1.5 per cent with effect from November 29, 2010 besides being slapped with a fine of more than Rs 27 lakh....more
03:54 PM, Feb 01, 2012
New Delhi: Ending all speculation over who will bid successfully to replace Deccan Chargers as the new Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise, the BCCI announced on Thursday that the Sun TV Network has won the bid for the Hyderabad franchise for an amount of Rs 85.05 crore per year. The IPL Governing Council met in Mumbai earlier on Thursday to open the bids, where Sun TV's bid was substantially higher...
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