REVENUE DEPARTMENT

  • Bureaucrat found in possession of Rs 70 crore assets suspended February 2, 2014

    The Madhya Pradesh government has suspended a senior Revenue Department officer after he was found in possession of assets worth around Rs 70 crore, suspected to be acquired through corrupt means. Ravikant Dwivedi, a Joint Commissioner in Revenue Department, was suspended on Saturday night after Lokayukta police last week raided his...
  • Vyapam scam: Bureaucrat found in possession of assets worth Rs 70 crore January 30, 2014

    Lokayukta Police on Thursday uncovered details of nearly two dozen properties worth at least Rs 6070 crore possessed by a senior Revenue Department officer, who is suspected to have acquired them through corrupt means. The case came to light when personnel of the anti corruption watchdog raided the residence of Ravikant...
  • Apna Dal leader Anupriya Patel gives privillege motion notice to Speaker December 5, 2013

    Apna Dal national general secretary and MLA Anupriya Patel on Wednesday gave a privilege motion notice to Speaker Mata Prasad Pandey, over registration of fake cases against her by the police. "I have met the Speaker and informed him about the incident on December 3 at my constituency Rohaniya in Varanasi,"...
  • Government slaps Rs 5 cr notice on Ramdev's trusts November 11, 2012

    New Delhi: The Government has slapped a notice of Rs five crore demand on trusts run by Ramdev in connection with alleged service tax evasion while organising their yoga camps. Claiming that shivirs (camps) undertaken by Patanjali Yoga Peeth and Divya Yoga Trust in Haridwar were commercial activity, the Revenue...
  • Illegal outflow of Rs 66,085 cr prevented: Pranab February 15, 2012

    New Delhi: The Government's efforts to deal with the menace of black money helped in checking tax evasion as alert revenue officials prevented illegal outflow of over Rs 66,000 crore by MNCs during the last fiscal. "The Directorate of Transfer Pricing in the Ministry (of Finance) helped in saving Rs 66,085...
  • Delhi Ridge put to private use, officials turn blind eye August 7, 2008

    New Delhi: The Delhi Ridge, the sole green lung of the city is today under threat. The forest, residents allege, is being encroached upon by the land mafia. Delhi Ridge RWA President, Imtiaz says, "Trucks come at night here. There is a small room that they have constructed on one corner,...
  • Govt uses defunct law, dupes poor June 20, 2007

    Koriya (Chattisgarh): Pati Raj, who works as a daily wage labourer in Chattisgarh's Koriya district, has been robbed of his land. The Municipal Corporation is building houses under the Atal Niwas Yojana on his land and Pati Raj and his wife are now casual workers on their own land. Pati...
  • Revenue dept takes the fizz out of Pepsi March 16, 2007

    New Delhi: Revenue officials have dropped recovery measures against the Pepsi unit in Palakkad, Kerala, after Pepsi paid Rs 1 crore in sales tax. The unit had been sealed by revenue officials when it was realised that the unit had not paid Rs 2 crore in sales tax. Pepsi has assured...