Black Money Bill only aimed at tightening tax penalties: Swamy

 Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Wednesday said the Black Money Bill passed in the Lok Sabha had no measures to bring the money stashed abroad back, but was only aimed at tightening the tax penalties.

Cricket betting a key source of black money: SIT to SC
Cricket betting a key source of black money: SIT to SC

Cricket betting has emerged as one of the key sources of blackmoney generation and according to one account it could be as high as Rs. Three lakh crore which should be controlled, the Supreme Court was told on Tuesday.

Oppn attacks PM for reported remarks on Rs 15 lakh in each a/c

Opposition members in the Lok Sabha on Monday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi's reported electoral promise of depositing Rs 15 lakh in every account when Indian black money stashed abroad is brought back, wondering when the promise will be fulfilled.

JD(U) hits out at BJP over blackmoney

Attacking the BJP over blackmoney issue, JD(U) president Sharad Yadav on Sunday said the Narendra Modi government has failed to bring back any blackmoney stashed in foreign banks despite their tall promises to do so.

ED questions Goa miner Timblo's son in money laundering case

Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Friday questioned Goa-based miner Radha Timblo's son Chetan in connection with a money laundering probe against him and his mining firm.

Black money in foreign banks to return in a year: Subramanian Swamy

 Senior BJP leader Subramanian Swamy on Sunday expressed hope that the black money stashed in foreign banks would return to the country in about one year.

Black money: Congress dares Jaitley to reveal names, says don't resort to 'blackmail'
Black money: Congress dares Jaitley to reveal names, says don't resort to 'blackmail'

Congress on Wednesday asked the Modi government not to resort to "blackmail" on the issue of naming black money holders and dared it to come out with full information without indulging in "selective leakage".

Nitish takes jibe on Modi govt on black money

Janata Dal (United) on Saturday made a scathing attack on the Centre for not disclosing information about black money and said the election campaign on the issue by Prime Minister Narendra Modi was based on false promises.

Modi govt misleading public on black money issue: Congress

Accusing the NDA government of misleading the public on the issue of black money, Congress on Saturday rejected Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's charge that a treaty signed with Germany by the Congress government in 1995 has kept its hands tied on the issue.

Blackmoney in polls: I-T to deploy spl teams on EC directives

 The Income Tax department will deploy special teams and minutely scrutinise bank accounts during the forthcoming Assembly polls in four states after the Election Commission (EC) recently issued fresh guidelines for ensuring financial transparency during polls.

Out of box solutions needed to tackle black money menace: Congress

Congress on Wednesday sought to turn the tables in the Lok Sabha on BJP on the issue of black money, wondering as to why it was not taking action against a ruling party member from whose residence over Rs one crore in cash and gold and silver ornaments were found.

After three years, Blackmoney study yet to be completed

A study to assess the quantum of blackmoney stashed in India and abroad is yet to be completed, over three years after it was commissioned by the previous UPA government.

Voters lured by money sent in bank accounts during polls: EC

Innovative methods like transfer of funds through the RTGS banking system and concealment of currency wads inside car bonnets were detected by EC as it took steps to curb the use of black money during the just-concluded LS polls.

Will ensure speedy probe in black money issue: SIT chief Shah

Former Supreme Court judge Justice MB Shah, who is to head the Special Investigation Team (SIT) into the black money issue on Wednesday said there are a number of "complexities" involved but asserted he will ensure a speedy probe.

SIT for all blackmoney cases to be notified by next week

The government is expected to bring out a notification by next week for creation of a Special Investigation Team (SIT) which will have "jurisdiction over all the cases" of unaccounted funds or black money stashed by Indians abroad.

EC empowers citizens to check blackmoney, hate speech in polls

In a major technology leap undertaken by the Election Commission (EC) to check electoral malpractices, a common man can now upload a video or audio clip of an inflammatory speech, illegal cash or liquor distribution to the poll body`s website which will automatically authenticate the credentials of the media post.

Election expenses for five years cross Rs 1.5 lakh crore

The study, conducted by think-tank CMS, comes at a time when various political parties are accusing each other of using alleged black money in the ongoing Lok Sabha polls, which began on April 7 and will continue till May 12.

Election Commission seizes Rs 240 crore in cash, liquor

Stepping up its efforts to prevent the use of blackmoney and other means to influence voters during the ongoing Lok Sabha elections, the Election Commission has so far seized Rs 240 crore in cash and crores of litres of liquor and drugs.

Congress levelling allegation on blackmoney the `biggest joke`: BJP

BJP Friday hit back at Congress for targeting Narendra Modi government in Gujarat on the issue of black money.

Govindacarya asks EC to check use of blackmoney

Alleging use of blackmoney by BJP and Congress to fund their election campaigns, former RSS ideologue K N Govindacharya today approached the Election Commission.