Friday, 24 March, 2023
TopicBlack money

Topic: black money

‘Eliminates black money from political funding’: Modi govt defends electoral bond scheme in SC

Apex court was hearing a bunch of public interest litigations challenging the scheme. Contention that this scheme affects democracy may not hold water, says solicitor general Mehta.

Imran Khan’s third amnesty scheme will ‘legalise ill-gotten wealth’, say Pakistanis

PM Imran Khan's third amnesty scheme since 2018 will allow Pakistani industrialists to invest in the manufacturing sector and 'turn their black money into white'.

Kalicharan’s Gandhi ‘hate’, raid on Kanpur perfumer, 2022 polls — what made Pg 1 of Urdu press

ThePrint’s round-up of how the Urdu media covered various news events through the week, and the editorial positions some of them took.

Pegasus committee must succeed, unlike other judge-led panels—black money to air pollution

The task Justice Raveendran Committee has to discharge would make others shrink at the prospect. But most people are not Justice Raveendran.

Pandora Papers show stringent laws alone won’t deter rich Indians engaged in financial jugglery

The Modi govt will have to come up with out-of-the box ideas such as drastic reduction in income tax slabs to stop capital flight.

Modi’s demonetisation will be of use during the coronavirus lockdown

Modi govt's overnight, ill-conceived, egotistic decision that left lakhs of people jobless and paralysed India’s informal economy 3 yrs ago may just give some returns.

Deposits after demonetisation rose by Rs 6 trillion and yet bank credit fell, study shows

Canada-based economics professor's study finds that on the cost side, there is strong evidence that demonetisation reduced employment, especially in informal sector.

Illegal cash transactions are on the rise, despite Modi govt’s anti-black money laws

Income tax department tells Parliament it has unearthed 1,421 cases worth Rs 2,101 crore in FY2019-20 so far, up from 1,110 cases involving Rs 1,015 crore for 2018-19.

Centre receives first tranche of Swiss bank account details of Indian nationals

The information, provided under the new automatic information exchange pact, includes details of currently active accounts as well as those closed in 2018.

Modi govt looks to catch NRI tax evaders with retrospective change in Black Money Act

Changes proposed target individuals who were Indian residents while acquiring their undisclosed property overseas and earning unaccounted income.

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File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...


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In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.