High Court Notice to Central Bureau of Investigation on Plea Seeking Probe into Pension Scam

The Punjab & Haryana HC on Thursday issued a notice to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in an ongoing petition seeking investigation into alleged pension scam in which various social security pensions in Haryana were disbursed to the ghost & ineligible beneficiaries. The matter is pending before the HC in the wake of a petition filed by Rakesh […]

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‘ Manpasand Beverages’ Top Officials Arrested For Rs 40 Crore Tax Fraud

Top officials of Manpasand Beverages Ltd. were arrested on Friday by the goods and services tax department for an alleged Rs 40-crore fake invoice scam. The Central GST and Customs office arrested Managing Director Abhishek Singh, his brother Harshvardhan Singh and the company’s Chief Financial Officer Paresh Thakkar after conducting an investigation, according the agency’s […]

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“GRAs to look into harassment complaints of tribals”

The Supreme Court has said that the complaints of tribals of three districts in Madhya Pradesh regarding alleged harassment by forest officials and police inaction would be taken care of by the grievance redressal authority (GRAs) set up by it. The ‘Shramik Adivasi Sangathan’ had approached the apex court against the order of the Madhya […]

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Row over goods entry tax: Hearing by SC’s 9-judge bench begins

A nine-judge bench of the Supreme Court today commenced hearing to examine the validity of separate entry taxes on goods mandated by various state government statutes, without heeding to the plea of the Centre to wait for the passage of GST Bill in Parliament. As the Constitution Bench headed by Chief Justice T S Thakur […]

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Two accused firms received Rs 742.58 cr proceeds of crime: ED

The Enforcement Directorate today told the special 2G court that there were money transactions which allegedly showed that Sun Direct TV Pvt Ltd (SDTPL) and South Asia FM Ltd (SAFL) received Rs 742.58 crore as “proceeds of crime” from Mauritius-based firms in Aircel-Maxis deal related money laundering case. The court has fixed February 20 when […]

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Court to hear arguments on charges against Burman on Jul 24

A Delhi court has fixed July 24 for hearing arguments on framing of charges in an alleged tax evasion case against Pradip Burman, one of the Dabur India promoters whose name has cropped up in the list given by the Centre to the Supreme Court on the black money issue. Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Devendra […]

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Will hike auto, taxi fares as per Hakim panel report: Maha

The Maharashtra government today informed the Bombay High Court that taxi and autorickshaw fares would be increased based on the recommendation of the now-scrapped Hakim Committee till the newly set up committee submits its report. The Mumbai Metropolitan Road Transport Authority (MMRTA) had on May 11 proposed a hike in the basic fare for autorickshaws […]

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Court grants interim bail to IRS officer in graft case

A Deputy Commissioner of Income Tax, arrested along with others by CBI for allegedly receiving bribe of Rs 1.5 lakh to favour private companies in their tax assessment-related matters, has been granted interim bail for one month by a Delhi court. Special CBI Judge S C Rajan granted one month interim bail to M Logapathy, […]

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Road mishap: Couple gets compensation for loss of unborn child

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A 31-year-old man and his wife, who suffered injuries and lost their unborn child in a road accident here, have been awarded nearly Rs 13 lakh compensation by a Delhi court. Additional District Judge Ashwani Kumar Sarpal directed New India Assurance Company Ltd, insurer of the offending RTV, to pay a compensation of 12.95 lakh […]

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Court dismisses bail plea of suspected LeT operative

A Delhi court has dismissed the bail plea of a suspected Lashker-e-Taiba (LeT) operative, who was arrested for allegedly conspiring to kidnap businessmen from various places for raising funds to carry out terror strikes in the national capital. Additional Sessions Judge (ASJ) Reetesh Singh denied bail to Mohd Shahid, arrested in December 2013 from Mewat […]

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