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  • Sunanda murder: Will consider Tharoor innocent unless proved guilty by court, says Amar Singh Yesterday

    New Delhi: Delhi Police's Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing Sunanda Pushkar death case on Wednesday examined former Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh for about two hours and asked 20 questions. Emerging out of the interrogation, Singh refused to divulge the contents of the questions which were asked by the SIT. "The...
  • Journalist Nalini Singh to be questioned by SIT today in the Sunanda Pushkar death probe 6 days ago

    New Delhi: The Special Investigation team of the Delhi police is to question journalist Nalini Singh in former union minister Shashi Tharoor's wife Sunanda Pushkar's murder case on Friday. Friend to Sunanda, she had claimed that Sunanda was distraught over Tharoor's relations with other women. In her statement to the SDM...
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  • Air India crew likely to be questioned in Sunanda Pushkar death case January 15, 2015

    New Delhi: Air India crew, which flew Shashi Tharoor and Sunanda Pushkar two days before the latter's death, is likely to be questioned by the Special Investigation Team (SIT). The couple had a tiff on the flight on January 15. Delhi Police officials are getting crew details and passenger list for...
  • Shashi Tharoor should reveal the identity of Sunanda's killer: Subramanian Swamy January 13, 2015

    New Delhi: Adding to the strings of accusations against Congress leader Shashi Tharoor, BJP leader Subramanian Swamy has now alleged on Tuesday that Tharoor should reveal the identity of the 'killer' to the police. Responding to the accusations, Tharoor at the Delhi airport said, "If Subramanian Swamy knows the murderer then...
  • Sunanda Pushkar death: SIT to send viscera samples to London for forensic tests January 10, 2015

    New Delhi: The Special Investigation Team (SIT) is all set to send Sunanda Pushkar's viscera samples to London for forensic tests under the Mutual Legal Assistance Treaty (MLAT). According to Delhi Police sources, a report by AIIMS says that Indian laboratories cannot detect radioactive poisons including Thallium, Polonium 210, Nerium Oleander,...
  • Bringing back black money complex issue: Amit Shah January 10, 2015

    New Delhi: Under attack on the black money issue, BJP President Amit Shah on Saturday said government has taken a number of steps and disclosed 700 names to the SIT even though it is a "complex" issue with international treaties coming in the way of acting against offenders. He also attacked...
  • SIT begins probe into Sunanda Pushkar's death January 7, 2015

    A Special Investigation Team has begun its probe into the mysterious death of Congress MP Shashi Tharoor's wife Sunanda Pushkar even as Delhi Police Commissioner BS Bassi on Wednesday said there are prima facie reasons to believe it is a case of murder. ...
  • Tamil Nadu: HC notice to Chief Secretary, Home Secretary on PIL seeking direction to government to probe murders January 5, 2015

    Madurai: The Madras High Court on Monday ordered notice to officials, including the Chief Secretary and the Home Secretary on a petition seeking a direction to government to probe the murder of 12 Scheduled Caste persons in Tirunelveli and Tuticorin districts in 2013 and 2014 by appointing a Special Investigation...
  • India 3rd on black money list; $440 billion flows out in 10 years December 16, 2014

    Washington: As India continues its pursuit of suspected black money stashed abroad, an international think-tank has ranked the country third globally with an estimated $94.76 billion (nearly Rs 6 lakh crore) illicit wealth outflows in 2012. As a result, the cumulative illicit money moving out of the country over a ten-year...
  • Make tax evasion serious crime for black money information: SIT chief December 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Tax evasion needs to be made a serious 'criminal offence' to force foreign countries to reveal names and account details of Indians stashing illicit wealth abroad, the Special Investigation Team on black money has said. While adding more teeth to India's pursuit of black money kept abroad, this would...
  • Change laws, put cash curbs to check black money menace: SIT December 12, 2014

    New Delhi: In suggestions with far-reaching implications, the SIT on black money has recommended amendment of laws to provide for confiscation of domestic property of those with illicit assets abroad and making tax evasion of over Rs 50 lakh a 'predicate offence' taking it as a serious crime. ...
  • Rs 4479 crore in Indians' HSBC-list accounts: SIT on black money December 12, 2014

    New Delhi In first major disclosure about money held in Swiss banks, government on Friday said Rs 4,479 crore is held in the accounts owned by Indians, who figured on the HSBC List, and the Income Tax Department has initiated action against 79 of such account holders. Besides, the tax department...
  • UP government suspends ex-engineer Yadav Singh accused of amassing illegal wealth worth crores December 8, 2014

    Noida: The Uttar Pradesh government has suspended Noida Authority Chief engineer Yadav Singh after an income tax raid on his residence unearthed crores in cash and jewellery. After the raids, Singh was relieved of his charge and attached to the personnel department. The state government had asked for a report...
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  • Ex-Noida Authority Chairman Yadav Singh on blackmoney SIT radar December 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Controversial Noida Authority official Yadav Singh, accused of amassing illegal wealth, has come under the scanner of the Special Investigation Team (SIT) on blackmoney as it on Saturday asked the CBDT to share information with ED so that money laundering charges could be pressed against him and his...
  • SC asks Centre to ensure completion of Income Tax probe into black money case by March 31 December 3, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the Centre to ensure that the ongoing Income Tax probe for suspected black money concerning 627 Indians who have accounts in HSBC bank, Geneva, be completed by March next year. The apex court directed the Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the black...
  • Special Investigation Team to probe Delhi church fire: sources December 2, 2014

    New Delhi: A Special Investigation Team was constituted on Tuesday to probe into the fire which erupted at the St Sebastian's church in Dilshad Garden in the national capital, sources said. Sources added that Delhi Police representatives will meet Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung over the issue. Meanwhile, Christian groups held...
  • CBI registers fresh cases in ponzi scheme probe November 28, 2014

    New Delhi: CBI registered two fresh cases against as many companies in West Bengal in connection with chit fund scam in which thousands of investors, lured by higher interests, were duped of their deposits. CBI sources said the agency registered cases against Ramel Industries and Annex Infrastructure in connection with...
  • Jaitley accuses UPA government for stalling black money probe, opposition stages walkout November 26, 2014

    Replying to a debate on black money in the Rajya Sabha, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday said the government will "pro-actively chase" those having black money and will not rest till the last account is identified. ...
  • Arrested 'godman' Rampal taken back to ashram to open password-protected lockers November 23, 2014

    Hisar: Haryana Police on Sunday took arrested 'godman' Rampal back to his ashram in Hisar, where six people died in the clashes between his supporters and security personnel, as part of investigation. 63-year-old Rampal, who was arrested on November 19 from his ashram, spread over 12 acres in Hisar district, was...
  • SIT on black money to create database of tax crimes November 19, 2014

    New Delhi: The Special Investigation Team (SIT) on black money has decided to create a rich national database where multiple agencies probing tax and financial crimes will pool in vital classified information to be shared for seamless investigation. The SIT is wanting to bring together the databases of CBDT, Financial...
  • Compare NDA and UPA stance on black money, says Radha Mohan Singh November 4, 2014

    Patna: Union minister Radha Mohan Singh on Tuesday mentioned comparative efforts of Narendra Modi government and UPA rule on black money issue and appealed to political parties to speak with "gravity" after seriously pondering over the matter. "Black money issue has today become an important issue in the country. Leaders...
  • If you have information on black money, share it with SIT: MB Shah November 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Anyone who has specific and definite information on black money can share it with Supreme Court-appointed SIT going into the issue that can crack down on those stashing money abroad and at home. The Special Investigation Team (SIT), headed by former Supreme Court judge Justice MB Shah, will open...
  • Black money case fallout: India pulls out of multilateral information sharing agreement October 30, 2014

    New Delhi: A day after the Centre submitted its list of 627 Indians who have accounts in HSBC bank, Geneva for tax probe for suspected black money to Supreme Court, India has pulled out of multilateral information sharing agreement. The Mutilateral Competent Authority Agreement was signed by 51 countries in Berlin...
  • Government's list has no new details, we are back to square one in black money probe: SIT Chairman Shah October 29, 2014

    New Delhi: On a day when the Central Government submitted its list of black money account holders in foreign banks to the Supreme Court, head of the Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the case Justice MB Shah said that there is no new detail in the report that has been...
  • BJP should live upto its promise of bringing back black money, says Congress October 29, 2014

    New Delhi: The political furore is on even after the Narendra Modi government, refusing to make public the names of black money account holders, submitted instead in a sealed envelope, a list containing the names of 627 individuals holding such accounts to the Supreme Court on Wednesday. The SC refused...
  • Black money: We are not trying to protect anyone, says BJP October 29, 2014

    The Narendra Modi government has submitted a list of names of 627 black money account holders to the Supreme Court. BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra said, "We constituted SIT on the first day. We made a treaty with Switzerland, we did not want to protect anyone." ...
  • Blackmoney: BJP seems to be shielding certain people, says NCP leader Majeed Memon October 29, 2014

    NCP leader Majeed Memon commented on the recent development saying that on Tuesday, the Supreme Court's wrath had made the government put forward the names of all the black money account holders in a sealed envelope so that the apex court can take the necessary action. But it appears as...
  • Will we ever find out names of political beneficiaries? In the black money debate? October 27, 2014

    The central government on Monday revealed the names of three people who have black money stashed abroad in its affidavit to the Supreme Court. ...