Category: Governance

Income Tax Day 2017: FM calls for expansion of the tax base in a non-intrusive manner

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: Union Minister for Finance, Corporate Affairs and Defence Arun Jaitley has underscored the thrust of the present NDA Government for setting-up an internationally competitive tax regime with a stable policy and a non-adversarial tax administration. The Finance Minister was addressing the Officers and Staff of the ITD at a function organised

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CBI arrests zonal head of Bank of Maharashtra

Newsroom24x7 Staff Pune: The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested a former Zonal Head, Pune City Zone, Bank of Maharashtra, and a director of a private logistics Company, based at Surat (Gujarat) in an on-going investigation of a bank fraud case. CBI registered a case against the Surat based private logistics firm and 10 other

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CBI arrests IFS officer for accepting bribe

  Newsroom24x7 Staff Chandigarh: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) arrested on Tuesday Birender Choudhary, an An Indian Forest Service Officer holding the post of Member Secretary, Chandigarh Pollution Control Committee, in a bribery case. A case was registered on 17 July 2017 under section 7 of Preention of Corruption Act, 1988 against the Member

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As bribery charges fly NHAI and fertilizer business come under scanner; Money laundering not ruled out

Lalit Shastri  In the second fortnight of June 2017, the US Department of Justice, closed its investigation of CDM Smith Inc. (CDM Smith), disclosing that from approximately 2011 until approximately 2015, CDM Smith and its India division illegally paid massive bribes to officials in the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) in order to receive

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CBI arrests Principal Commissioner of Income Tax

Newsroom24x7 Network Ranchi: The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested a Principal Commissioner of Income Tax, Ranchi in an ongoing investigation of a case. The arrested accused was produced in the court of Special Judge, Ranchi and remanded to Police Custody for four days till 15 July. //pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); CBI had

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CBI registers case against Principal Commissioner of Income Tax; recovers Rs. 3.5 crore and 5 kg gold

Newsroom24x7 Network Ranchi: The Central Bureau of Investigation has registered a case against Principal Commissioner of Income Tax, Ranchi; Additional CIT, Ranchi; ITO (Tech), Ranchi; Another Officer of Income Tax, Ranchi; six private persons and other unknown public servants, others along with a few companies under section 120-B of Indian Pebal Code read with Sections

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Bribes linked to NHAI contracts: CDM Smith to pay the US Treasury over $4 Million for FCPA Violations

Newsroom24x7 Network Washington:  The US Department of Justice, Criminal Division, Fraud Section, has closed its investigation of CDM Smith Inc. (CDM Smith), a privately held engineering and construction firm, incorporated and headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, concerning violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (the “FCPA”) in the second fortnight of June 2017. Investigation by the US Department

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CBI registers FIR against Lalu, Rabri and others in a corruption case

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation has registered a case under Section 120 B read with 420 of Indian Penal Code and Section 13(2) read with 13(1)(d) of Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 against the former Railway Minister and ex chief minister of Bihar Lalu Prasad Yadav; his wife Rabri Devi, also

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CBI files supplementary chargesheet against a former UP Minister and a retired bureaucrat

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: The CBI today filed a supplementary chargesheet in the Court of Special Judge, CBI Cases, Ghaziabad (Uttar Pradesh) against former Uttar Pradesh family welfare minister Babu Singh Kushwaha and Pradeep Shukla, a former principal secretary in the same department (during the year 2009-2010) under Section 120B read with Sections 409, 420

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CBI, alleged wrongful gain of Rs 48 crore to Prannoy Roy, Radhika Roy and RRPR Holdings Pvt Ltd

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: CBI today issued a statement clarifying that searches have been carried out at the premises of the promoters and their offices based on search warrants issued by the Competent Court. The CBI statement comes in response to reports in sections of the media raising certain issues and the statement issued by NDTV

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CBI registers three cases against two ex-Chief Managers of Corporation Bank

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation has registered three separate cases on a complaint from Corporation Bank against two former Chief Managers; Director-cum-Proprietor of private firms; middlemen; an advocate and others on the allegations of criminal conspiracy, cheating and forgery. It was also alleged that the accused named in FIRs have floated

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Three FIRs by CBI and how Air India went in the red

Lalit Shastri The Central Bureau of Investigation on Monday, 29 May 2017, registered three cases (FIRs) and one Preliminary Enquiry against Air India, “unknown” officials of Union Ministry of Civil Aviation and others on orders of Supreme Court of India in response to an SLP by Centre for Public Interest Litigation. This SLP (Civil) [No. 25545

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The CBI arrests two promoters of a company in connection with a bank loan fraud of Rs 3,871 crore

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation on Thursday arrested two accused -Basmati rice exporter REI Agro’s promoters Sandip and Sanjay Jhunjhunwala in connection with investigations into allegations of cheating 14 consortium member banks (lead by UCO Bank) to the tune of Rs. 3871.71 crore. The arrested accused are being produced in the

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Civil Servants must take decisions keeping national interest in focus: Narendra Modi

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said that civil servants must ensure that every decision is taken keeping national interest in mind, and this should be their touchstone for taking a decision. The Prime Minister was addressing civil servants on Civil Services Day. On this occasion, he also presented awards to civil servants.

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