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Government rolls back TDS on property sales (Lead)


May 7th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) The government Monday rolled back the proposed one percent tax deduction at source (TDS) on transfer of immovable property.Initiating the debate on the ... Read more...

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Government rolls bank TDS on property sales


May 7th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) The government Monday rolled back the proposed one percent tax deduction at source (TDS) on transfer of immovable property.Initiating the debate on the Finance ... Read more...

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BJP issues show cause notice to legislator in Bihar


February 5th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 5 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Bihar Sunday issued a show cause notice to legislator Sonelal Hembrum, a day after the vigilance department initiated a ... Read more...

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Bihar to confiscate BJP lawmaker’s assets


February 4th, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 4 (IANS) After confiscating the assets of corrupt officials, Bihar has now initiated a process to confiscate the property of a ruling party legislator in a corruption ... Read more...

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Rent Wakf property at market rates: Parliamentary panel


December 16th, 2011 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) A parliamentary panel Friday recommended amendments in the Wakf board bill to stop any sale, mortgage or transfer of Wakf properties across the country, and ... Read more...

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New bill seeks to protect home buyers, curb graft in realty


November 11th, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) The government Friday released a draft bill that seeks to bring transparency and accountability in real estate and housing transactions and curb widespread corruption in ... Read more...

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Orissa opens dispensary in seized house of corrupt official


November 2nd, 2011 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Nov 2 (IANS) Hardening its stand against corrupt public servants, Orissa Wednesday opened a homoeopathic dispensary in the confiscated house of a tainted former Indian Administrative Service (IAS) official ... Read more...

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Punjab officials to inform of any property transaction


September 28th, 2011 - 1:08 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 27 (IANS) Employees of the Punjab government will now have to submit details of any purchase of property, where the amount exceeds their monthly salary, an official said.The ... Read more...

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Owning resorts to companies, Kamal Nath richest minister


September 3rd, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) With business interests spanning resorts to immovable property, Urban Development Minister Kamal Nath figures among the richest members of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's council ... Read more...

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31 senior officers face corruption charges


August 3rd, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Thirty-one senior officers in the government have been charged with corruption in 2010 and 2011, the Lok Sabha was informed Wednesday.Minister of State in the ... Read more...

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Declaring assets right step: Sibal


June 9th, 2011 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) After Prime Minister Manmohan Singh asked his ministers to declare their assets, Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal Thursday backed it, calling it a ... Read more...

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PM asks ministers to declare assets


June 7th, 2011 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has directed his council of ministers to declare their personal assets and business interests, along with that of their spouses ... Read more...

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‘Poor’ Pak politicians are ’stinking rich’ in reality!


April 21st, 2011 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 21(ANI): The assets returns filed by members of the Pakistan Parliament's Lower House in the Election Commission of Pakistan have some unbelievably absurd details.A majority of them have not ... Read more...

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Only four Uttar Pradesh IAS officers declare assets


April 19th, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 19 (IANS) Nearly 500 officers belonging to the Uttar Pradesh cadre of the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) appeared to be in a fix Tuesday over declaration of their ... Read more...

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Congress questions massive increase in Jagan’s assets


April 16th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 16 (IANS) The ruling Congress Saturday questioned the increase in the riches of its expelled member Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy -- from Rs.77 crore in 2009 to over Rs.400 ... Read more...

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Buddhadeb has no house, vehicle, just Rs.5,000 cash


April 5th, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 5 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee owns no house or vehicle, resides in a rented government flat and has only Rs.5,000 cash in hand.In affidavits submitted ... Read more...

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Provident fund scam accused judges get bail


April 1st, 2011 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, March 31 (IANS) A CBI court here granted bail to six judges accused in the provident fund (PF) scam case and adjourned the hearing to April 13.The CBI ... Read more...

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Stalin files nomination, owns assets worth over Rs.1 crore


March 21st, 2011 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 21 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Deputy Chief Minister M.K. Stalin Monday filed his nomination for contesting in the Kolathur assembly constituency here, declaring assets worth over Rs.1 crore.Speaking to ... Read more...

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PPP lawmaker richest in Pak Parliament


March 12th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 12(ANI): Senator Gul Muhammad Lot of the Pakistan People's Party (PPP) is the richest member of the Upper House of Parliament, with his property valuing 1.351 billion rupees in and ... Read more...

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Bihar’s anti-corruption drive: Declare assets or go without salary, says Nitish


January 27th, 2011 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
Patna, Jan 27, (ANI): In an attempt to weed out corruption, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has decided to withhold salaries of officials and employees who fail to declare assets held in ... Read more...

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ED confiscates Sami’s properties, imposes Rs 20 lakh fine


December 27th, 2010 - 10:30 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec.27 (ANI): The Enforcement Directorate has confiscated eight flats and five car parking spaces of singer Adnan Sami in Mumbai and slapped a fine of Rs 20 lakh on him ... Read more...

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A non-resident Indian can remit $1 mn from property sales (NRI Watch)


December 19th, 2010 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
By Kul Bhushan The prices of ancestral properties left in India by emigrating non-resident Indians (NRIs) have escalated beyond their belief. Little wonder they have developed a new and intense interest in claiming ... Read more...

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Rabri Devi’s assets - 62 cows and 42 calves


October 10th, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Oct 10 (IANS) Not too many Indian politicians boast of such assets. Former Bihar chief minister Rabri Devi is the proud owner of 62 cows and 42 calves worth Rs.17.8 lakh ... Read more...

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Companies owe over Rs.65,000 crore to Indian exchequer


July 30th, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) A whopping Rs.75,509 crore ($16.77 billion) was the amount of tax outstanding against companies in India as on April 1, 2009 of which Rs.9,748 crore ($2.16 billion) ... Read more...

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Court notice to centre on Cinemax plea


July 28th, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, July 28 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court has issued notices to the finance ministry and others on a suit by multiplex chain Cinemax India against the levy of service tax on ... Read more...

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Kashmir council no place for bill limiting women’s rights: Chair


April 5th, 2010 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 5 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir legislative council Deputy Chairman Arvinder Singh Monday rejected the permanent resident (disqualification) bill that aims to deny citizenship rights to women marrying non-permanent residents of ... Read more...

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Jammu lawyers protest bill to strip women of property rights


March 17th, 2010 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 17 (IANS) About 100 lawyers were arrested here Wednesday when they tried to lay a siege around the state assembly to oppose a bill moved last week in the upper ... Read more...

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Congress opposes Kashmir bill curtailing women’s rights


March 14th, 2010 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 13 (IANS) The Congress has decided to oppose a bill moved earlier this week in the upper house of the state legislature depriving women of their citizenship rights if ... Read more...

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Jammu lawyers protest controversial citizenship rights bill


March 11th, 2010 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 11 (IANS) Lawyers in Jammu Thursday observed a strike and held a protest over the introduction of a private member's bill that seeks to annul permanent resident rights of ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh chief minister, legislators to declare assets


March 9th, 2010 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, March 9 (IANS) Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh Tuesday announced that he and his ministerial colleagues as well as the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislators will declare their assets ... Read more...

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Absconding IAS officer’s home raided


March 2nd, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 2 (IANS) A team from the Bihar Vigilance Investigation Bureau Tuesday carried out a raid at the residence of Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer Senthil Kumar, who is absconding for ... Read more...

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Bihar IAS officer missing after vigilance raids


February 27th, 2010 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 27 (IANS) Senthil Kumar, an Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer, is missing two days after Bihar Vigilance Investigation Bureau sleuths carried out raids at his offices and residence, police said ... Read more...

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Raid at IAS officer’s office in Bihar


February 25th, 2010 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 25 (IANS) Bihar Vigilance Investigation Bureau sleuths Thursday carried out a raid at the office of the outgoing Patna Municipal Commissioner K. Senthil Kumar and seized some documents, official sources ... Read more...

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Controversial women’s rights bill returns to Kashmir assembly


February 22nd, 2010 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 22 (IANS) The controversial bill that seeks to annul permanent resident rights of Kashmiri women who marry outside the state is set to return to the Jammu and Kashmir ... Read more...

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Government employees in Madhya Pradesh asked to declare assets


February 17th, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Feb 17 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh government has asked all government officials to put up details of their immovable property on the website of their respective departments by April 30 or ... Read more...

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