Tag: Customs

Bribery and smuggling of goods: CBI arrests Assistant Commissioner of Customs, 18 others

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested 19 accused (6 Customs officials & 13 others) including an Assistant Commissioner, Superintendents, Inspectors, private persons(including Sri Lankan Nationals) in a case related to alleged bribery and smuggling of goods. Searches were conducted at various places including residences of public servants and others at

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CBI arrests two individuals in Customs Bribery case

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: A case was registered by a complainant in connection with 2 lakhs bribe amount. It was alleged that the Commissioner of Customs, Jaipur in Rajasthan had demanded a bribe of Rs.2  lakhs through three persons, namely – the Assistant Commissioner of Customs, Jaipur,  the then Superintendent of Customs, Jaipur and a

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India registers significant increase in Indirect Tax collections

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: Indirect Tax Revenue Collections in India increased from Rs. 36,408 Crore in May, 2014 to Rs. 49,993 Crore during May 2015 thus registering an Increase of 37.3% during the month of May 2015 over the corresponding period in the previous year. Overall, Indirect tax collections during the first two months of

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Indirect Tax, Customs, Central Excise, Service Tax collections rise during Q1-Q3, 2015

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: Provisional figures released by the Government today show Indirect Tax Revenue collections have increased from Rs 3,98,238 crore in April 2013-January 2014 to Rs. 4,27,822 crore during April 2014-January 2015. This shows an increase of 7.4% during April-January 2015 over the corresponding period in the previous fiscal. Similarly Customs collections have also gone

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