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Lok Sabha polls: Electoral bonds may be exacerbating the problem of black money in politics; here's why parties are silent
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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?
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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.

Benami deal scam: I-T dept issues attachment order for properties of Lalu Yadav, family
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Benami deal scam: I-T dept issues attachment order for properties of Lalu Yadav, family

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.

Chagan Bhujbal's 'benami' assets worth Rs 300 crore attached by I-T department
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Chagan Bhujbal's 'benami' assets worth Rs 300 crore attached by I-T department

'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.

Sushil Modi attacks Lalu Prasad Yadav over benami deals, calls him 'Robert Vadra of Bihar'
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Sushil Modi attacks Lalu Prasad Yadav over benami deals, calls him 'Robert Vadra of Bihar'

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday attacked RJD chief Lalu Prasad over alleged benami land deals, calling him the "Robert Vadra of Bihar".

Benami land deal: BJP demands sacking of Lalu Prasad Yadav's sons from Bihar government
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Benami land deal: BJP demands sacking of Lalu Prasad Yadav's sons from Bihar government

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.

Telangana land scam: KCR's denial of corruption is laughable as ACB raids highlight murky deals
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Telangana land scam: KCR's denial of corruption is laughable as ACB raids highlight murky deals

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 CM Amarinder Singh meets Rahul Gandhi to discuss tainted minister, cabinet expansion
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Punjab CM Amarinder Singh meets Rahul Gandhi to discuss tainted minister, cabinet expansion

Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday met Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi and is learnt to have discussed expansion of his cabinet.

Raids against Karti Chidambaram and Lalu Prasad's family not political vendetta: Arun Jaitley
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Raids against Karti Chidambaram and Lalu Prasad's family not political vendetta: Arun Jaitley

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

RJD, BJP workers clash in Bihar, day after I-T dept raids at 22 locations linked to Lalu Prasad
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RJD, BJP workers clash in Bihar, day after I-T dept raids at 22 locations linked to Lalu Prasad

Workers from Lalu Prasad's RJD on Wednesday clashed with BJP workers in Patna.

SC back to confiscating Sahara's properties despite banks, investors not asking for money
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SC back to confiscating Sahara's properties despite banks, investors not asking for money

The Supreme Court squeeze on Sahara is likely to land it a rich haul of money held benami

Demonetisation historic step, could only be taken by visionary leadership: Sitharaman
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Demonetisation historic step, could only be taken by visionary leadership: Sitharaman

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".

Now, don't strip public for 'benami' properties: Uddhav Thackeray to Narendra Modi
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Now, don't strip public for 'benami' properties: Uddhav Thackeray to Narendra Modi

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

PM Modi's Mann ki Baat: Law against 'benami' properties to be operationalised soon
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PM Modi's Mann ki Baat: Law against 'benami' properties to be operationalised soon

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.

Demonetisation one month: Gains of PM Modi's currency crackdown will be known only in the long term
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Demonetisation one month: Gains of PM Modi's currency crackdown will be known only in the long term

Will the pain of the demonetisation exercise be worth the benefits it will bring? That will depend on a lot of things.