SWISS BANK ACCOUNTS

  • Switzerland not sharing information on bank accounts of Indians: Chidambaram March 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Upping the ante against Switzerland for not sharing information on Indians stashing money in its banks, Finance Minister P Chidambaram has threatened to drag the European nation to multilateral foras like G20 for continuing to block its requests. Chidambaram, in a terse two-page letter to his Swiss counterpart Eveline...
  • Black money: IT approaches Swiss authorities November 18, 2012

    New Delhi: The Income Tax department, probing the secret list of account holders in the Geneva branch of HSBC bank, has approached Swiss revenue authorities for banking data of certain individuals after investigations showed some of them reportedly had other accounts under fictitious names. The department, which approached the Finance Ministry...
  • Govt targeting the small fry, sparing the corrupt: Kejriwal November 10, 2012

    New Delhi: India Against Corruption (IAC) activistturnedpolitician Arvind Kejriwal has refused to accept the government's statement that explained that a probe had been initiated into the information provided by the government of France regarding several Indians who had accounts in foreign banks. Speaking to reporters, Kejriwal said he had five questions...
  • Govt counters IAC, says details on black money being probed November 10, 2012

    New Delhi: The government on Saturday countered India Against Corruption (IAC) activist Arvind Kejriwal's claims that it is not acting on the alleged black money list handed over by the French government in 2010. In a statement, the government said that the information received from the French government had been...
  • Congress MP Annu Tandon rubbishes Kejriwal's allegations November 9, 2012

    Congress MP Annu Tandon had rubbished all the allegations made by Arvind Kejriwal against her saying they are completely baseless and malicious. "I deny any such rubbish and whatever he is talking, I don't know about any such thing," she said. ...
  • Swiss A/C holders will be made public if we win: BJP May 30, 2012

    Washington: Bharatiya Janata Party would make public the names of 800 Indian account holders in Swiss Banks if it comes into power in the 2014 general elections, senior party leader Yashwant Sinha has said. "Of course, we will do. Of course, we will do," Sinha told a small audience at an...
  • Name MPs who have Swiss bank accounts: Varun Gandhi November 4, 2011

    BJP MP Varun Gandhi filed a RTI on Friday saying that the government needs to name the MPs who have Swiss bank accounts. ...
  • Vested interests trying to discredit Lokpal bill May 28, 2011

    Bangalore: Lokpal Bill joint draft committee member Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday alleged that vested interests seemed to have ganged up to discredit the proposed legislation by unleashing a sustained campaign to spread misconceptions and falsehood. He said vested interests first made an attack on the individual members of the committee and...
  • Govt not doing anything about black money: Advani April 26, 2011

    New Delhi: In the wake of comments by WikiLeaks chief Julian Assange about black money stashed abroad by Indians, BJP on Tuesday alleged that the UPA government was not making any effort to bring it back despite being pulled up by the Supreme Court. Speaking to reporters in Burdwan, West Bengal,...
  • SC takes on government over blackmoney probe April 21, 2011

    New Delhi: "Was the government sleeping all these years on the issue of blackmoney," the Supreme Court said on Thursday while criticising the Centre's probe restricting to an individual and being evasive about the idea of an investigation by the Special Investigating Team. The apex court said the investigation into the...
  • Will money stashed in Swiss banks ever return? January 18, 2011

    On Talking Point, Rajdeep Sardesai asks, will money stashed in Swiss bank accounts ever come back to India? ...
  • India, Switzerland to sign double tax avoidance pact August 31, 2010

    This pact will help India get the details of suspected tax evaders and trace the black money in Swiss bank accounts. ...
  • Koda discharged from hospital, arrest imminent November 8, 2009

    Ranchi: Former Jharkhand chief minister Madhu Koda, who faces arrest on charges of laundering Rs 2,500 crore, was on Sunday discharged from the Apollo Hospital in Ranchi. "I am innocent. I don't have any connections with anybody," Koda told reporters after he was discharged from the hospital. Meanwhile, Income Tax (IT)...
  • ExCM Madhu Koda out of ICU, arrest imminent November 5, 2009

    Ranchi: Former Jharkhand chief minister Madhu Koda will be arrested the moment he is discharged from a hospital in Ranchi, the officer probing the politicians alleged involvement in a Rs 4,000crore money laundering scam has told CNNIBN. Koda was on Thursday shifted from the ICU to the general ward of the...
  • Watch: Cash, lies and Madhu Koda November 5, 2009

    It's been a week which has shocked the conscience of an entire nation. The poorest state of the country Jharkhand has witnessed the biggest corruption scandal in recent times. CNNIBN unravels the multibillion dollar empire of constructionlabourerturnedchiefministerturnedbusinesstycoon, Madhu Koda. ...
  • Koda's aides under the scanner in money scam November 4, 2009

    New Delhi: Former Jharkand chief minister Madhu Koda has been accused in a scam of over Rs 4,000 crore and his house in Ranchi has been raided and sealed. But the question that everyone is asking now is: Could Koda have done what he has allegedly done all by himself?...
  • Profile: The rise and fall of Madhu Koda November 4, 2009

    New Delhi: For Madhu Koda, it all began from a very humble background. His father, Rasika, even now lives in the same village where Koda grew up. Sixtyeightyearold Rasika makes his ends meet by tilling a half acre land deep in the heart of Jharkhand. While Koda senior still stays...
  • Koda's home sealed, hidden stash traced November 4, 2009

    New Delhi: Once the most visited address of Ranchi, the residence of the exchief minister, Madhu Koda, in the Jharkhand capital now stands sealed. On Wednesday, two note counting machines were recovered from Koda'a residence and it was also revealed that his Chartered Accountant's personal computer has been reformatted, leading to...
  • Koda's house sealed, 'Swiss accounts traced' November 4, 2009

    Ranchi: Former Jharkhand chief minister Madhu Koda's residence in Ranchi was sealed on Wednesday amid allegations that he amassed illegal assets worth crores. As his Ranchi home was raided, Income Tax (IT) officials allegedly seized four moneycounting machines, investment documents, cash, jewellery, a laptop and computer hard disk, sources said. "Koda's...
  • FTE: Black money allegations in polls April 23, 2009

    New Delhi: The Congress says the BJP's campaign demanding that the Government bring back crores worth of black money allegedly stashed away by Indians in foreign tax havens is based on faulty methodology and wrong numbers. Lawyer and Parliamentarian Ram Jethmalani has filed a PIL in the Supreme Court asking...
  • Cong hits out at petitioners over black money issue April 23, 2009

    New Delhi: Under fire from the BJP and now from a group of eminent citizens for not doing enough to get back Rs 70 lakh crore of black money stashed away in Swiss banks, the Central Government has decided to hit back. A PIL was filed on Monday seeking court's...