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  • CBI chief Ranjit Sinha accused of shielding coal scam accused, SC issues notice to him September 9, 2014

    New Delhi: In a major blow to India's premier investigation agency, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), the Supreme Court on Tuesday issued a notice to its Director Ranjit Sinha on a plea seeking his removal from the post and a Special Investigative Team (SIT) probe against him for allegedly...
  • NDA slams Congress-led 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...
  • SC issues notice to MP HC judge accused of sexual harassment August 29, 2014

    Gwalior: Two days after a female Gwalior judge approached the Supreme Court over sexual harassment charges directed against a Madhya Pradesh High Court judge, the apex court has issued a notice to the accused. The SC has also put a stay on the MP HC inquiry committee probing the case. The...
  • 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...
  • Black money case: SIT submits first report in Supreme Court August 20, 2014

    New Delhi: The Special Investigation Team (SIT) reviewing the black money case on Wednesday submitted its first report in the Supreme Court. The apex court expressed satisfaction on the steps taken by the panel for bringing back black money stashed away by Indians in foreign banks. The court also permitted the...
  • Black money: India gets 24,000 pieces of secret foreign data August 10, 2014

    New Delhi: In its effort to unearth black money stashed away abroad, India has received data on over 24,000 instances of alleged tax evasion and dubious funds which has been detected in foreign shores in the last financial year. These cases are now under investigation by the taxman even as the...
  • Syndicate CMD bribery case may come before SIT on black money August 10, 2014

    New Delhi: The case of alleged bribery of Syndicate Bank Chairman-cum-Managing Director SK Jain may come up for discussion in the meeting of Special Investigation Team on black money, as it is a "classic" case of how proceeds of corruption were transferred through hawala channels. Official sources said cases like the...
  • HC dismisses SIT's plea for stay on bail to Maya Kodnani July 31, 2014

    Ahmedabad: The Gujarat High Court on Thursday dismissed the plea of the Supreme Court-appointed Special Investigating Team (SIT), to grant a stay on its order granting bail to former minister Maya Kodnani in the 2002 Naroda Patiya riots case. A division bench comprising justices VM Sahai and RP Dholaria dismissed the...
  • Delhi: SIT to probe Manipur youth's death, says government July 22, 2014

    New Delhi: The government on Tuesday said a Special Investigation Team has been constituted to investigate the death of Manipuri youth Akha Shaloni in Delhi. Making a statement in Lok Sabha, Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju termed as "shocking and unfortunate" the death of the youth on Monday. He said...
  • 2002 Gujarat riots: HC to hear Zakia Jafri's petition today July 15, 2014

    Ahmedabad: The Gujarat High Court on Tuesday will hear a petition in the 2002 riots case. A petition filed by Zakia Jafri, the wife of late Congress MP Ehsan Jafri who was killed in the massacre, challenged the order of a local court which upheld a special investigation team's (SIT) clean...
  • No official estimate on black money, says Jaitley July 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday said there is no official estimate on black money and a study commissioned by the government to ascertain the amount are yet to be completed. Jaitley also informed the Lok Sabha that "sustained efforts" to obtain information about Indians having black money stashed...
  • Bombay HC transfers Jiah Khan death case from Mumbai police to CBI July 3, 2014

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Thursday handed over to CBI the probe into Bollywood actress Jiah Khan's death, five months after Mumbai police concluded it was a case of suicide and charged her live-in partner Suraj Pancholi with abetting it. The 25-year-old British-American actress was found hanging from a...
  • Black money probe: India seeks details of secret accounts from Switzerland June 29, 2014

    New Delhi: As the Indian government expands its efforts to combat the menace of black money, it has made a fresh request to Switzerland seeking secret bank details and names of Indians who have unaccounted money in Swiss banks. Earlier this week, the Switzerland said that it was readying a list...
  • Black money: SIT asks agencies to share data on ongoing cases June 29, 2014

    New Delhi: The Special Investigation Team (SIT) on black money has sought details of all major cases of tax evasion and criminal financial fraud being probed by various investigative agencies which are mandated to keep a check on such instances. Sources said that the SIT headed by retired Supreme Court Justice M...
  • National Commission for Minorities expresses concern over "delay" in arrest of Muzaffarnagar riots accused June 28, 2014

    The National Commission for Minorities on Saturday expressed concern over the "delay" in arrest of accused in Muzaffarnagar riot cases, but said it was satisfied with the relief works in the affected areas. Chairman  of the Commission Naseem Ahmad on Saturday held a meeting here with district magistrates and district police...
  • Will we ever get to know who are the real beneficiaries of black money stashed abroad? June 23, 2014

    The Reserve Bank of India on Monday directed all banks and financial institutions to provide information and documents sought by the Special Investigation Team (SIT) set up to unearth black money. ...
  • Phoolka demands formation of SIT to probe '84 riots June 15, 2014

    Amritsar : Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader H S Phoolka on Sunday demanded formation of a Special Investigation Team for probing over 200 cases of 1984 riots closed by the Delhi Police. "AAP convenor Arvind Kejriwal had announced the formation of SIT. He had recommended it to the Lt Governor of...
  • Black money SIT decides to solve tax treaties' secrecy puzzle June 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Tasked with the job of recovering illicit wealth stashed away by Indians, the SIT on black money has decided to look into the contentious issue of secrecy clauses in India's tax treaties with Switzerland and other countries. India has signed tax information exchange treaties with many countries, but they...
  • Four-member SIT constituted to probe Badaun gangrape case June 6, 2014

    A four-member Special Investigating Team (SIT) has been constituted to probe the shocking gangrape and murder case of two teenaged sisters in Katra Sadatganj village in Badaun, officials said. "The SIT headed by circle officer of Ujhani, Mukesh Saxena has been set up for investigating the case", SSP Atul Kumar Saxena...
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  • SIT will identify target areas for recovery of black money: sources June 2, 2014

    New Delhi: The Special Investigation Team on black money will meet shortly to decide its future course of action after its first meet on Monday. ...
  • Will the SIT be truly effective in bringing back black money to the country? June 2, 2014

    The Special Investigation Team formed by the Centre to probe black money held its first high-level meeting in the national capital on Monday. The meeting was chaired by retired Supreme Court judge Justice MB Shah. SIT Vice-Chairman retired Justice Arijit Pasayat and top officials of 11 high-profile agencies and departments...
  • SIT on black money holds its first meeting June 14, 2014

    New Delhi: The Special Investigation Team formed by the Centre to probe black money held its first high-level meeting in the national capital on Monday. The meeting was chaired by retired Supreme Court judge Justice M B Shah. SIT Vice-Chairman retired Justice Arijit Pasayat and top officials of 11 high-profile...
  • SIT on black money to hold its first meeting on Monday June 1, 2014

    New Delhi: The first high-level meeting of the Special Investigation Team (SIT) on the issue of black money and special probe into cases of unaccounted funds stashed away abroad by Indians will be held in New Delhi on June 2. Officials said that the Department of Revenue under Finance Ministry has...
  • SIT on black money to hold its first meeting on June 4 May 29, 2014

    New Delhi: The first high-level meeting of the Special Investigation Team (SIT) on the issue of black money and special probe into cases of unaccounted funds stashed away abroad by Indians will be held in New Delhi on June 4. Officials said the Department of Revenue under Finance Ministry has issued...
  • Enormous task ahead, says SIT black money probe panel chief MB Shah May 28, 2014

    New Delhi: A day after the government constituted a Special Investigation Team to bring back black money, retired SC Judge Justice MB Shah, who is heading the SIT said the committee has an enormous task ahead of it. "The task is enormous. It will take some time. We will have...
  • Will ensure speedy probe in black money issue: SIT chief Shah May 27, 2014

    Ahmedabad: The former Supreme Court judge chosen by the Centre to head the Special Investigation Team (SIT) into the black money issue on Tuesday assured a speedy probe despite a number of "complexities" involved in the matter. The Narendra Modi government on Tuesday constituted the SIT headed by former SC...
  • Modi government forms SIT to probe black money as per SC orders June 14, 2014

    New Delhi: In a major step, the Narendra Modi government in its first ever Cabinet meet formed a Special Investigation Team to probe black money following the Supreme Court orders. The SIT will be headed by former Supreme Court judge M B Shah and will include Revenue Secretary, CBI and IB...
  • Black money: SC gives a week's time to Centre to constitute SIT May 23, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday gave a week's time to the Centre to constitute a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe the black money case. The apex court directed that all documents relating to black money be kept in the safe custody of a secretary-level officer of the...
  • UPA govt seeks review of SC order on black money May 16, 2014

    In a last ditch effort to stall setting up of an SIT to monitor all black money cases as directed by the Supreme Court, UPA government on Friday sought review of its judgements constituting the panel under its former judge M B Shah. The Centre, which is at end of the...