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Government outlines measures to tackle black money


August 10th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The government Friday released details of its initiatives for unearthing and curbing black money, even as yoga guru Baba Ramdev's fast to demand the government ... Read more...

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Bobby Jindal defends Romney on offshore investments


July 9th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 9 (IANS) Louisiana's Indian-American Governor Bobby Jindal, whose name often figures among Mitt Romney's likely running mates, has defended the presumptive Republican presidential nominee against attacks over ... Read more...

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GAAR rollback a surrender to US: CPI-M


May 8th, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) India's decision to defer the implementation of the General Anti-Avoidance Rules (GAAR) by one year "is a meek surrender to finance capital ... and the ... Read more...

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Illegal mining report looms large over Goa (Goa Newsletter)


March 17th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 17 (IANS) The spectre of the Justice M.B. Shah Commission report on illegal mining in India looms large over Goa.The findings of the report, submitted to the ... Read more...

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Congress defeat due to corruption: Ramdev


March 6th, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) Yoga guru Baba Ramdev Tuesday said the Congress's defeat in assembly elections, mainly in Uttar Pradesh, was due to its failure to curb ... Read more...

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New bench of apex court to hear 2G review plea


March 3rd, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) The government's petition seeking a review of the Supreme Court verdict assailing the first come first served policy in the 2G case as flawed and ... Read more...

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Getting back black money ‘difficult,’ says minister


February 13th, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) The government was finding it "difficult" to get black money stashed in overseas tax havens because the countries lacked the political will to curb the ... Read more...

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UPA record in corruption unbeatable: Advani


February 8th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) The United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government's "stinking record" in corruption was unbeatable, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani said here Wednesday while listing ... Read more...

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White paper on black money, promises government (Roundup)


December 14th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) After a day-long debate and bitter criticism from the opposition on its poor handling of the black money menace, the government Wednesday said it ... Read more...

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Congress to NDA: Declare you have no illegal assets in India


December 14th, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday asked members of the opposition National Democratic Alliance (NDA) combine to declare that they have no illegal assets in India ... Read more...

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Pranab bats for FDI, Sharma to brief MPs


December 8th, 2011 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) The Congress party began a series of briefings to its MPs on the suspended FDI in retail decision, with Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee saying ... Read more...

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Swamy files black money complaint with CBI


November 28th, 2011 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Janata Party president Subramanian Swamy Monday registered a complaint with the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) about black money stashed away in tax havens, ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh arrives after G20 summit


November 5th, 2011 - 9:36 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 5 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived here Saturday after attending the two-day G20 summit at Cannes in French Riviera, where the focus was on resolving ... Read more...

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Black money will be brought back: Manmohan


November 4th, 2011 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Cannes, Nov 4 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday said every effort will be made to bring back black money stashed away abroad and expressed satisfaction the G20 leaders ... Read more...

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India to join new convention to fight black money


November 4th, 2011 - 1:41 am ICT by IANS
Cannes, Nov 3 (IANS) India told the G20 Summit here Thursday that it has been an active member of the global battle against black money and will soon sign the ... Read more...

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Greece upset calculations, let it not spillover: Manmohan


November 4th, 2011 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Cannes, Nov 3 (IANS) With non-member Greece throwing the G20 Summit here into a tailspin, India Thursday called for urgent steps to resolve the Eurozone crisis and said emerging ... Read more...

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We at G20 must tackle tax evasion: Manmohan


November 3rd, 2011 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Cannes, Nov 3 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday once again sought the attention of G20 leaders on the issue of illicit money outflows and tax havens and said ... Read more...

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Ramdev evicted for daring to raise voice, apex court told


October 17th, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday was told that yoga guru Baba Ramdev suffered the wrath of the central government during his gathering at the Ramlila ground ... Read more...

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Pranab seeks France’s help in tracing black money


October 14th, 2011 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Oct 14 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Friday urged France to press on tax havens to share past banking information that would help trace and curb black money."I ... Read more...

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India to press for sharing past banking info at G20 meet


October 13th, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee at a G20 meet beginning Friday will press the concerned countries, especially tax havens, to share past banking and tax-related ... Read more...

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Advani flays government over black money, graft


October 11th, 2011 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Oct 11 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) veteran L.K. Advani Tuesday attacked the central government for not bringing back black money stashed in tax havens abroad, and ... Read more...

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Make public details of Swiss bank account holders, demands Advani


October 10th, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) Signalling his intention to raise the issue of black money aggressively during his Jan Chetna Yatra, (public awareness campaign) BJP leader L.K. Advani Monday accused ... Read more...

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Will raise black money issue during yatra: Advani


October 9th, 2011 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) Two days ahead of his anti-graft yatra, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Sunday slammed Prime Minister Manmohan Singh over illegal money stashed ... Read more...

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Mining scam rocks Goa politics


October 8th, 2011 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 7 (IANS) Politics over the illegal mining scam in Goa took a dramatic turn when in a late development Friday, Goa assembly Speaker Pratapsing Rane replaced Leader ... Read more...

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Goa mining scam worth Rs.25,000 crore: BJP


October 7th, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 7 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday alleged that several senior Congress leaders, including Goa Chief Minister Digambar Kamat, were beneficiaries of a Rs.25,000 crore ... Read more...

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Apex court cancels Hasan Ali’s bail


September 30th, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday cancelled the bail of alleged money launderer Hasan Ali Khan, described as the country's top tax evader. The apex court bench of ... Read more...

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India renegotiating tax treaties to curb black money: Pranab


September 29th, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) India is renegotiating tax treaties with 75 countries to broaden the scope of exchange of information, especially banking information, that would help tighten control ... Read more...

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Patil likely to press Switzerland on black money issue


September 29th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) India is likely to renew its request to the Swiss government to end bank secrecy and to help get billions of dollars stashed in ... Read more...

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Government getting information on black money: Khurshid


September 26th, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Through bilateral treaties, the Indian government has received crucial information on black money from Switzerland and other tax havens and would take action to ... Read more...

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Apex court divided on black money SIT


September 23rd, 2011 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) A Supreme Court bench was Friday divided on the maintainability of the central government's application for recall of a July 4 apex court judgment ... Read more...

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Supreme Court to rule Sep 29 on Hasan Ali’s bail (Lead)


September 20th, 2011 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday reserved for Sep 29 its order on the centre's plea seeking cancellation of the bail granted to alleged money launderer Hasan ... Read more...

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Supreme Court to rule Sep 29 on Hasan Ali’s bail


September 20th, 2011 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday reserved for Sep 29 its order on the centre's plea seeking cancellation of the bail granted to alleged money launderer Hasan ... Read more...

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Black money case: Apex court reserves verdict (Lead)


September 1st, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday reserved its verdict on the maintainability of the central government's application for recall of its July 4 order, by which it ... Read more...

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Communists wants strong Lokpal


August 27th, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist Saturday spelt out its stand on the Lokpal issue for the first time when its leader Basudeb Acharia told ... Read more...

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Apex court extends stay on Hasan Ali’s bail (Lead)


August 25th, 2011 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday extended till Sep 2 its stay on the Bombay High Court order granting bail to alleged money launderer and country's top ... Read more...

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