Lok Sabha polls: Electoral bonds may be exacerbating the problem of black money in politics; here's why parties are silent
The Supreme Court asking all political parties to furnish details of donations through electoral bonds by 31 May put this problem back into the spotlight.
Demonetisation: Narendra Modi govt's moves to curb black money reaps benefits with increased tax collection
The Narendra Modi government has done remarkably well on the taxation front and its subset black money.
Benami hunt: Why Narendra Modi govt's latest move could spring a surprise on detractors of demonetisation
Action under the benami law for deposit of demonetised notes disabuses the naïve notion that all bank deposits automatically become sanitised and legit
Fugitive Economic Offenders Bill: A potent weapon, if rightly used, can bring the Mallyas, Choksis back to where they belong
The Bill ostracises an offender from any civil rights to make his case legally and gives the power to local authorities to attach his assets and initiate proceedings.
Know of a 'benami' transaction or property? Inform the taxman and you could pocket as much as Rs 1 cr
The 'Income Tax Informants Reward Scheme' has also been amended under which a person can get reward up to Rs 50 lakh for giving specific information about substantial evasion of tax on income or assets in India, which are actionable under the Income-tax Act, 1961.
Black money: Attack on benamis fine, but why is Narendra Modi silent on linking political donations to Aadhaar?
The Modi government’s seriousness to fight black money will be questioned on account of its reluctance to make political funding transparent.
The Income Tax Department has issued a final attachment order against some assets in connection with its benami deal probe against Lalu Prasad and his family.
'Benami' assets worth Rs 300 crore of NCP leader Chagan Bujbal and his family have been attached by the Income Tax Department, which has slapped charges under a newly enacted criminal law against them.
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday attacked RJD chief Lalu Prasad over alleged benami land deals, calling him the "Robert Vadra of Bihar".
BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi on Wednesday demanded sacking of Lalu Prasad Yadav's sons – Tejashwi and Tej Pratap – from Bihar government, a day after the Income Tax Department charged six family members of the RJD chief under anti-benami assets act in connection with its probe into alleged land deals worth Rs 1,000 crore.
While Telangana chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao claims there's 'no land scam' in the state, investigations show that politicians, the office of registrar and private players have been working together to grab government lands
Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday met Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi and is learnt to have discussed expansion of his cabinet.
Arun Jaitley has said that recent raids against Karti and Lalu Prasad were not done out of political vendetta and said investigative teams work on evidence
Workers from Lalu Prasad's RJD on Wednesday clashed with BJP workers in Patna.
The Supreme Court squeeze on Sahara is likely to land it a rich haul of money held benami
Nearly two months after the 8 November demonetisation, a senior Union minister on Saturday hailed scrapping of the old Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes as "historic" and said the step "could only be taken by a visionary leadership".
In yet another attack on the Bharatiya Janata Party, ally Shiv Sena on Wednesday asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi not to "yank off the undergarments (chaddi-banian) of the public" in the name of exposing "benami" properties in the country
Vowing to carry forward the war against corruption and black money post-demonetisation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday that the government will soon operationalise a strong law to effectively deal with 'benami' properties and this was just the beginning.
Will the pain of the demonetisation exercise be worth the benefits it will bring? That will depend on a lot of things.