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  • Black money issue: Trinamool says Centre has made 'U-turn' 6 days ago

    Kolkata: The Trinamool Congress on Saturday said that the central government has made a "u-turn" on the black money issue which was "shocking" and vowed to oppose it both inside and outside Parliament. "Trinammol Congress slammed BJP's U-turn on black money (issue). (It is) shocking. Legalistic arguments about black money...
  • Modi government misleading public on black money issue: Congress 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Accusing the NDA government of misleading the public on the issue of black money, Congress on Saturday rejected Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's charge that a treaty signed with Germany by the Congress government in 1995 has kept its hands tied on the issue. Countering the accusation, AICC Communication...
  • Automatic exchange of info to help unearth blackmoney: India September 22, 2014

    Cairns: Extending full support to the automatic exchange of tax and banking information, India on Monday said that it will help in unearthing blackmoney stashed abroad and bringing it back. Intervening at the meeting of G20 Finance Ministers, Minister of State for Finance Nirmala Sitharaman said 46 countries, including India, have...
  • Decide maintenance plea afresh: sessions court to trial court in Delhi September 16, 2014

    New Delhi: A sessions court has directed a trial court to decide afresh a maintenance case in which it had awarded Rs 1,600 per month to a woman in a domestic violence case, saying the order was passed on the basis of "presumption of the income" of the husband. Additional Sessions...
  • Oscar Pistorious girlfriend's murder trail verdict to be delivered today September 11, 2014

    South African athlete Oscar Pistorious girlfriend's murder trail will come to an end on Thursday. The judge is expected to deliver her verdict on the case. If Oscar is found guilty of the charge of premeditated murder, he could be jailed for 25 years. ...
  • India to seek expeditious sharing of bank information from Swiss government June 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Seeking to expedite information sharing from the European nation, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday said the government will write to Switzerland seeking details of Indians having unaccounted money in Swiss banks. The Minister's remark comes a day after a Swiss government official told PTI that names of...
  • SC extends stay on Jayalalithaa's trial till June 16 June 6, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday extended till June 16 its order staying the trial in a disproportionate assets case against Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa by a Bangalore court. "Interim order to continue till next date of hearing. List the matter for final hearing on June 16,"...
  • LS polls: Does the 'tainted' Sriramulu stand a chance in Bellary? April 15, 2014

    Bellary: As Karnataka goes to polls this week, CNN-IBN takes a look at Bellary, better known as the mining republic of India. It's in the news mostly for all the wrong reasons like the illegal mining mafia. This time around, the BJP's lone face in the area, B Sriramulu, is...
  • Chhattisgarh to introduce vote verification system in LS polls March 31, 2014

    Electorate of Raipur Lok Sabha seat will be able to verify their votes with a new system attached to Electronic Voting Machines during the upcoming polls, an EC official said in Raipur on Monday. For the first time, a Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) system will be used in Chhattisgarh...
  • Musharraf's lawyers seek exemption from personal appearance March 14, 2014

    Embattled former Pakistani dictator Gen Pervez Musharraf's legal team on Friday filed a petition seeking exemption for his personal appearance before the special court conducting his treason trial. A three-member bench, headed by Justice Faisal Arab of the Sindh High Court, had summoned 70-year-old Musharraf on Friday for him to be...
  • 900 VVPAT incompatible EVMs to be returned: SEC March 13, 2014

    Around 900 electronic voting machines (EVMs) used in the election to the 40-member Mizoram Assembly held on November 25 last year, will not be sent to Arunachal Pradesh as planned, state election department officials on Thursday said. The officials said the EVMs, proposed to be used in the coming Lok Sabha...
  • 900 VVPAT incompatible EVMs to be returned: SEC March 13, 2014

    Around 900 electronic voting machines (EVMs) used in the election to the 40-member Mizoram Assembly held on November 25 last year, will not be sent to Arunachal Pradesh as planned, state election department officials on Thursday said. The officials said the EVMs, proposed to be used in the coming Lok Sabha...
  • Musharraf treason hearing postponed till Wednesday March 4, 2014

    The hearing in the high-profile treason case against former Pakistani military dictator Pervez Musharraf was postponed on Tuesday till Wednesday after the judges failed to turn up due to a boycott called by lawyers over the brazen terror attack on a local court in Islamabad. After a rare gun and bomb...
  • The Steradian Trail is an intelligently written thriller January 13, 2014

    I love reading thrillers and in my opinion, the best way to enjoy a thriller is to finish the book in one go and if you are able to finish a thriller in one go, then it is definitely a good book. And that's what happened with The Steradian Trail...
  • Pervez Musharraf's treason trial hearing adjourned January 8, 2014

    A special court conducting the treason trial of Pervez Musharraf on Wednesday reserved its ruling over the application of criminal laws in the case, even as media reports said the embattled former Pakistani dictator might leave the country within days. Justice Faisal Arabled bench adjourned the hearing in the high treason...
  • Indian foodie's cookbook in line for International award December 25, 2013

    On The Kabab Trail by restauranteur and foodie Manish Gujaral has won the Gourmand Cook Books Award for the best foreign cuisine cookbook in India and is now in line for an international award. On The Kebab Trail will now compete for the international title of the best cook book in...
  • Nissan goes online to sell cars in India December 9, 2013

    New Delhi: Japanese car major Nissan today said it will sell cars online in India and make its entire product line up available for purchase via internet. "Customers will be able to book their cars by making payments through an online gateway by credit card. The car will then be...
  • New Delhi voters can verify who they voted for in Dec 4 assembly election November 17, 2013

    On December 4, voters in the New Delhi assembly constituency will get to see, only briefly, paper slip with the serial number, name and symbol of the candidate they vote for. The Election Commission on Sunday announced the Voters Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) will be introduced for the first time...
  • Washington: IndianAmerican arrested in high school friend's killing October 15, 2013

    A 24yearold IndianAmerican man has been charged in the killing of a 23yearold Georgetown University law student who was his high school friend, according to media reports. Rahul Gupta, 24, is being held on $2 million bond after a night of drinking and birthday celebrating ended in a bloody stabbing of...
  • Election Commission agrees in principle to voting machines with printouts October 8, 2013

    The Election Commission on Friday told the Supreme Court that it was in principle ready to introduce voting machines which give a printed record to voters once they exercise their franchise. The election panel said it had placed an order for 20,000 machines with Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) facility...
  • Sreesanth's clothes worth Rs 1.95 lakh recovered May 21, 2013

    New Delhi: Police on Tuesday made recoveries from Rajasthan Royals player Sreesanth's friend's house in Jaipur, sources said. Sreesanth, who has been accused of spotfixing at least three matches of Indian Premier League's sixth edition, took the police team to Jaipur and led them to the recoveries, they added. Police recovered...
  • Dozens injured as car plows through parade in Virginia May 19, 2013

    A car driven by an elderly man who may have lost consciousness plowed through a smalltown parade of hiking enthusiasts in southwestern Virginia on Saturday, injuring dozens of people, nine seriously enough to be sent to hospitals, authorities said. The incident occurred in the Appalachian town of Damascus at the start...
  • Dawood's blood money trail: CBDT seeks copy of CNNIBN report April 7, 2013

    New Delhi: Days after a CNNIBN and FirstPost.com investigation found that ganglord Dawood Ibrahim's cash was washing up in the offshore banking haven of Nassau in The Bahamas in a Bank of Baroda branch, the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has approached the channel seeking details into the...
  • Dawood's blood money trail: Govt assures action April 6, 2013

    New Delhi: A day after a CNNIBN and FirstPost investigation found that ganglord Dawood Ibrahim's cash was washing up in the offshore banking haven of Nassau in The Bahamas in a Bank of Baroda branch, the government on Saturday assured stern action if any tax laws have been violated. Finance Minister...
  • Bank of Baroda denies involvement in transfer of Dawood's funds April 6, 2013

    New Delhi: The Nassau branch of Bank of Baroda in Bahamas has denied any involvement in the alleged transfer of Dawood Ibrahim's funds. The bank's statement came a day after a CNNIBN and FirstPost investigation found that Dawood's cash was washing up in the offshore banking haven of Nassau in...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey April 5, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • Dawood Ibrahim's blood money trail decoded April 5, 2013

    A CNNIBN and FirstPost investigation has found that ganglord Dawood Ibrahim's cash is washing up in the offshore banking haven of Nassau in The Bahamas a beach paradise also known for its zerotaxes and highsecrecy banking in an Indian bank. ...
  • Dawood stashing cash in tax haven to finance jihadists April 5, 2013

    New Delhi: Twenty years ago, his smuggling operations paid for the bombs which killed 257 people in Mumbai. Now, a CNNIBN and FirstPost investigation has found that ganglord Dawood Ibrahim's cash is washing up in the offshore banking haven of Nassau in The Bahamas a beach paradise also known...
  • Government defers purchase of 197 choppers over bribery claim April 2, 2013

    New Delhi: The government on Tuesday deferred a decision on a deal to buy 197 lightutility helicopters pending completion of an investigation into kickback allegations, the latest setback to efforts to upgrade the country's ageing arsenal. Meanwhile, the Army has asked the government to probe charges that a Brigadier had...