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Navjot Singh Sidhu’s bank accounts seized for nonpayment of taxes

Navjot Singh Sidhu’s bank accounts seized for nonpayment of taxes. The Income Tax (IT) department on Thursday seized two bank accounts of Punjab Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu for non-payment of taxes. While the former cricketer’s tax dues stand at Rs 52 lakh, payments to be made were towards dress expenses (Rs. 28,38,405), tour and traveling

PNB scam mehul choksi silence consumers

PNB Scam: Mehul Choksi finally breaks silence over the scam

Gitanjali Gems owner Mehul Choksi, an accused in the Rs 12,000 crore PNB fraud, on Thursday said he cannot travel to India for his trial as his passport has been revoked without any explanation. Choksi in a reply to CBI said that his passport was suspended citing that the he is a “threat to security” of India. He

Supreme Court declares Aadhaar as Constitutionally valid

SC to resume hearing in Aadhaar matter

The five-member Constitution bench of the Supreme Court on Wednesday will continue Aadhaar hearing matter. The bench, headed by Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra will begin hearing a number of petitions filed challenging the validity of the identification number.Since inception, the validity of the Aadhaar and possible leakage of data has cropped up time and again. The top court has

Centre willing to extend linking of Aadhaar till March 31

Centre willing to extend linking of Aadhaar till March 31

Extend linking Aadhaar till March 31: The Union Government on Thursday informed the Supreme Court that it was willing to extend the deadline fixed for compulsory linking of Aadhaar card till March 31, 2018 for availing various services and welfare schemes. The Supreme Court is now scheduled to hear the Aadhaar card case next week.A

Bank Aadhaar linking: RBI says never issued any order, RTI reveals

The Reserve Bank of India has clarified that it has not issued any order making it mandatory to link Aadhaar numbers to bank accounts, failing which accounts will be suspended. The central bank added that it “has not issued any instruction so far regarding mandatory linking of Aadhaar number with bank accounts.” Moreover, the RTI also