Ritu Sarin is Executive Editor (News and Investigation)
Calling the complaint “malafide and politically motivated,” Amarinder Singh today said the Income Tax Department had “failed to dig out any proof’’ of his alleged foreign assets.
At the two currency presses Security Printing and Minting Corporation of India Limited in Dewas and Nashik, rules tweaked to keep currency press cranking.
The appraisal report, forwarded to the IT Department’s assessment wing in February 2014, was first reported by The Indian Express (January 15, 2015).
As part of the probe, the Income Tax (Investigation) wing has so far conducted searches at the premises of nine persons named in the data and carried out surveys in the case of another 14.
Top SPMCIL officials told The Sunday Express that they were expecting a New Year launch for the new notes, which were being printed in three shifts at two of its security presses from September onwards.
Posing as customers in jewellery stores and suspected hawala circuits, which were still accepting notes that were no longer legally valid on Wednesday, the investigators reported high-volume sales, particularly at various jewellers.
The SIT, constituted immediately after the Modi government came to power in 2014, has submitted several status reports to the Supreme Court.
The summons, sent to the London-based businessman on October 21, has a list of all 52 companies that are owned or linked to either Sudhir Choudhrie or his wife Anita Choudhrie.
The agency, which registered a preliminary inquiry in the Embraer case on September 16, filed the FIR in a Delhi court on October 18 and converted it into a regular case.
Officials in the I-T department said that Qureshi has recently been slapped with notices under the new Act for maintaining undisclosed foreign bank accounts with balances of over Rs 100 crore.
The Indian side had also factored in the dark night period while deciding when to strike at the militant hideouts snuggling the LoC.
The prolonged protests, tensions with Pakistan, and evacuations will add to the economic distress the state was facing, Drabu said.
An investigation of the list by The Indian Express has shown that the Bahamas Leaks has 475 India-related files linked to corporate personalities across sectors such as mines and metals, electronics, real estate, media and entertainment.
Records, accessed by The Indian Express, show that the UN deducted $50.45 million towards equipment meant to be carried but was not held by the units according to the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed with the Indian Government.
Besides the state police heads including DGP K Rajendra Kumar and the top brass of the BSF and CRPF, chief secretary Brij Raj Sharma and financial commissioner Bharat Vyas were present at the meeting.
The transfer of land was one of the main items on the agenda during the formation of the PDP-BJP coalition government in the state.
Police and CRPF personnel are carrying both pellet guns and the PAVA shells for crowd-dispersal operations, with clear instructions that the latter should be used as first option.
For most part of the day, Srinagar’s markets and malls were shut, and the roads deserted.
The data, some of which had to be restored from deleted files, shows that Singh and his family members had been frequently upgraded during international air travel, mostly on Emirates Airlines.
Rs 143 crore came over 3 years, NGO says got Rs 85 crore.
Manohar Parrikar said that fresh “guidelines” for blacklisting defence firms were in a brief policy document which was not even 10 pages long and had been sent by the MoD to the Ministry of Law for clearance.
He said he had already asked the Navy to submit an interim inquiry report on the matter which they should within the next 24-48 hours.
The Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) has been informed about this action and till date four status reports have been submitted to it by the Multi-Agency Group.
Officials said that following his failed attempt to travel abroad, Bhandari has started to appear for questioning, but continues to be evasive.
Panama Papers is an investigation by ICIJ, involving more than 100 media organisations including The Indian Express, into leaked data of offshore entities set up for clients by the Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca.
Details of undisclosed taxes and income could only be revealed in cases in which probe had concluded, said CBDT officials.
The latter relates to emails “leaked” by a whistleblower that show an alleged “nexus” between the company and politicians, bureaucrats and journalists.
It appears that Khan had at some stage taken photographs of the parallel telephone exchange, and decided to use it against his former employees with the help of Suren Uppal.
A 2002 company notebook (with Essar logo on each page) has been used, for instance, to list precise call timings against every date and the targeted telephone number.
The Indian Express has with it copies of some of Khan’s alleged logbooks, transcripts of several of the intercepted conversations as well as purported emails exchanged between Albasit Khan, his son Umair Khan and Suren Uppal.
The notice detailed the alleged modus operandi: the target numbers to be tapped were encrypted onto pre-paid SIMs via Essar servers.
During 2001-06, Essar tapped ministers, industrialists, bureaucrats, says SC lawyer; Essar calls it baseless charge
In this email, one of several accessed by Sorensen while writing the book, David Headley justifies the 26/11 attack on Mumbai.
The author of The Mind Of A Terrorist tells The Indian Express how he assessed the way 26/11 scout David Headley saw himself.
The book does not reveal the identities of the recipients of the emails but reveals that 55 days after the Mumbai attacks, Headley was sent to Copenhagen to conduct reconnaissance for the strike.
According to information with the Department, the property was bought in 2009 from a company called Vertex FZE which is registered in the British Virgin Islands.