Nearly nine lakh registered companies in India are not filing annual tax returns with the Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) and are a potential source of money laundering, Revenue Secretary Hasmukh Adhia said today. Speaking at the Enforcement Day event in New Delhi, Mr Adhia said the task force set up by the Prime Minister's Office is monitoring these companies every 15 days.
Dawood Ibrahim, India's most-wanted, is in a critical condition at a hospital in Pakistan's Karachi, media reports say. The 61-year-old underworld don suffered a heart attack and was admitted to the Aga Khan Hospital in the city, according to unverified reports. But Dawood Ibrahim's close aide Chhota Shakeel dismissed the reports, saying he was fine.
US President Donald Trump has made cracking down on illegal immigration a centrepiece of his administration, but so far his administration has deported fewer people than his predecessor, according to the Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE).
A judge of a Lucknow court has been suspended by the Allahabad High Court which questioned the "haste" shown in granting bail to rape-accused Samajwadi Party leader and former Uttar Pradesh minister Gayatri Prajapati. The judge, Om Prakash Mishra, is set to retire tomorrow.
The farmers are shocked and can't believe that the Tamil Nadu government told the Supreme Court that not a single farmer committed suicide due to drought in the state and that they died of "natural causes". The court was hearing a petition on drought and farmer suicides in the state, which alleges that there were 82 farmer suicides in Tamil Nadu. The government said it has given Rs 3 lakh each to the families.
Hours after US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson issued a grim warning on Friday that "military action" should be considered an option to deter North Korea's nuclear programme, Pyongyang responded by defiantly testing a ballistic missile.
A 6.8-magnitude earthquake struck off the Philippines early Saturday, officials said, damaging several buildings and injuring two people as panicked residents fled the coast following a tsunami warning.
The union government made its stand clear and reiterated that there will not be any talks with separatists or those raising slogans of "accession or Azadi" in Jammu and Kashmir. The Centre informed the Supreme Court on Friday that a dialogue to restore normalcy was possible only with the legally recognised stakeholders or political parties.
After cricketer Gautam Gambhir announced that his foundation will take care of all the education expenses of children of 25 CRPF personnel martyred in an attack by Maoists in Chhattisgarh's Sukma, the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officers have decided to adopt the families of the martyred soldiers of the Indian armed and paramilitary forces. The All India IAS Officers' Association has also requested the state associations to follow suit.