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One Lakh villages to go digital over next five years: Govt

New Delhi, Feb 1 (IBNS): India having emerged as the world leader in the consumption of mobile data, the Government on Friday said it is now aiming to widen its impact by reaching out to the interior and rural areas.

Anti-black money measures brought undisclosed income of about Rs 1.3 Lakh Crore to tax: FM Piyush Goyal

New Delhi, Feb 1 (IBNS): The anti-black money measures taken by the Government during the last four and half years in the form of Black Money Law, the Fugitive Criminal Offenders Act, and Demonetisation, have brought undisclosed income of about Rs 1,30,000 crore to tax, said Finance Minister Piyush Goyal.

Indian money in Swiss Bank fell 34.5 pct in 2017: Piyush Goel

New Delhi, July 24 (IBNS): Finance Minister Piyush Goyal on Tuesday claimed that Indian money deposited in Swiss Bank has reduced by 34.5 percent in 2017 and by 80 percent since the Narendra Modi government came to power in 2014.

India will have information regarding all black money by 2019: Piyush Goyal

New Delhi, Jun 29 (IBNS): Union Minister Piyush Goyal said on Friday that India will have full information regarding black money in stored in banks in Switzerland by the next year, media reports said.

Income Tax Department launches Benami Transactions Informants Reward Scheme, 2018

New Delhi, Jun 1 (IBNS): The Union Ministry of Finance announced on Friday that the Income Tax Department has launched a new Benami Transactions Informants Reward Scheme, 2018, to get people’s participation in the Department’s efforts to unearth black money and to reduce tax evasion.

Govt keen to weed out black money says IT director

Kolkata, Jan 3 (IBNS): At a recent seminar on the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana, Additional Director of Income Tax, Intelligence and Criminal Investigation, P. B. Pramanik said the government has adopted a strict stance in its war against black money.

Parasmal Lodha arrested by ED at Mumbai airport

Mumbai/Kolkata, Dec 22 (IBNS): Kolkata businessman Parasmal Lodha was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) at the Mumbai Airport on Thursday morning, reports said.

Demonetisation: Fake currency smuggling has decreased, says M V Naidu

New Delhi, Dec 5 (IBNS): Union Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu said on Monday that the move to demonetise higher currency notes have affected the smuggling of fake currency notes in India.

Demonetisation: Cashless economy not good for India, says economist Jean Dreze

Patna, Dec 3 (TheBiharPost/IBNS): Prominent economist Jean Dreze has said cashless economy is not good for a country like India.

Govt proposes Bill to tax black money

New Delhi, Nov 28 (IBNS): After banning Rs. 500/1000 notes, the Centre on Monday proposed new rules to tax black money that are being recovered.

Demonetisation: It seems our team did not do its homework properly, says Shatrughan Sinha

New Delhi, Nov 25 (IBNS): Expressing concern over the present economic scenario in the wake of notes ban, senior BJP leader Shatrughan Sinha has said that his 'team' has not done its homework properly.

Demonetisation: Over the counter exchange of old notes stopped from Thursday midnight

New Delhi, Nov 24 (IBNS): The over the counter exchange of old 500 and 1000 INR notes, which have been banned by the government in order to curb black money from the market, will be stopped from Thursday midnight, reports said.

Demonetisation: Modi govt has lost connection with people, says Kejriwal

New Delhi, Nov 18 (IBNS): Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said that by rejecting a rollback of the ban on 500 and 1000 Indian Rupee notes, the incumbent central government has lost connection with people.

Demonetisation crisis: Banks asked to use indelible ink while exchanging notes

New Delhi, Nov 15 (IBNS): To foil the attempts of some to turn black money into white amid the nationwide demonetisation crisis, banks have been directed by the union government to use indelible ink while exchanging banned Rs. 500 and 1,000 notes, said media reports on Tuesday.

Currency Ban: Kailash Satyarthi lauds move, congratulates PM Modi

New Delhi, Nov 9 (IBNS): Nobel laureate and child rights activist, Kailash Satyarthi lauded Prime Minister Narendra Modi's decision to ban 500 and 1000 Indian Rupee notes in order to curb black money.