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CAT dismisses tax official’s appeal against compulsory retirement

The government had launched its zero-tolerance policy against corruption of tax officials on June 10, 2019, when it forced 12 senior income-tax officials to retire from their jobs over allegations of misconduct such as fraud, extortion and sexual harassment
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Updated on Dec 16, 2020 03:02 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByRajeev Jayaswal

NCB arrests IRS official’s son in Lucknow for sourcing curated marijuana from US

An official of the Narcotics Control Bureau claimed that the accused admitted that he used to import such parcels on a regular basis for the last one-and-a-half years for himself and his friends.
The accused allegedly made the payment through bitcoins and came in contact with the US-based consignor through an Instagram account.(Representative image/REUTERS)
The accused allegedly made the payment through bitcoins and came in contact with the US-based consignor through an Instagram account.(Representative image/REUTERS)
Published on Sep 20, 2020 10:34 PM IST
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CBI books ex-NIA officer for illegally procuring call detail records to help IRS officer, wife

Jalaj Srivastava had allegedly obtained two CDRs in 2017 and 2018 on the request of the officer’s wife by accessing the email of his senior in the NIA without the latter’s permission
CBI officials said they have taken necessary sanction from BSF before filing a corruption case against Srivastava, who would be interrogated soon.(PTI)
CBI officials said they have taken necessary sanction from BSF before filing a corruption case against Srivastava, who would be interrogated soon.(PTI)
Updated on Aug 28, 2020 05:32 PM IST
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IRS officers pitch 40% tax rate plus Covid relief cess, under probe

The suggestions were made in a report titled Fiscal Options & Response to Covid-19 Epidemic (FORCE) and released to the media on the IRS Association’s Twitter handle and website.
The two officials, who both requested anonymity, said the government had “summarily” dismissed the suggestions which it judged as ill-conceived.(File photo for representation)
The two officials, who both requested anonymity, said the government had “summarily” dismissed the suggestions which it judged as ill-conceived.(File photo for representation)
Updated on Apr 27, 2020 12:27 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByRajeev Jayaswal

PGIMER faculty seek resumption of conveyance allowance

The faculty association has written to the hospital administration, expressing their anguish against the “discontinuation of conveyance allowance since December 2018 without any official notification to them”
The slab for conveyance allowance starts from <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>1,680 for 201-300 km distance to <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>4,500 for more than 800 km.(HT File)
The slab for conveyance allowance starts from 1,680 for 201-300 km distance to 4,500 for more than 800 km.(HT File)
Published on Feb 08, 2020 01:06 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByAmanjeet Singh Salyal, Chandigarh

Centre appoints 29 joint secretaries in major reshuffle

Of these, 13 are from the Indian Administrative Services (IAS) and the rest from the Indian Revenue Service (IRS), Indian Forest Service (IFoS), Indian Information Service (IIS) and the Central Secretariat Service (CSS), among others.
The Centre on Friday appointed 29 joint secretaries in different departments as part of a bureaucratic reshuffle. (Representative Image)(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
The Centre on Friday appointed 29 joint secretaries in different departments as part of a bureaucratic reshuffle. (Representative Image)(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Oct 26, 2019 06:38 AM IST
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Six years after senior IRS officer’s murder, Jaipur police arrest main accused

IRS officer Shriram Meena was murdered on June 6, 2013 in the Sanganer area of Jaipur. Two main accused in the case were Kamal Meena, who committed suicide days after the murder, and his nephew Sunil Meena who was arrested on Friday
A senior IRS officer, Shriram Meena, was murdered in Jaipur in 2013. The main accused in the case was arrested on Friday.(File photo)
A senior IRS officer, Shriram Meena, was murdered in Jaipur in 2013. The main accused in the case was arrested on Friday.(File photo)
Updated on Oct 19, 2019 09:36 AM IST
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Four booked for assaulting IRS officers probing GST fraud case in Gurugram

According to the complaint, the group which assaulted the officers, had tried to hinder an IRS probe once earlier on April 12 in Paschim Vihar, Delhi.
On Thursday, an IRS team had come to Gurugram with a search warrant and were conducting a probe when a group of men started abusing the officers and tried to hamper the raid, the police said.(PTI File)
On Thursday, an IRS team had come to Gurugram with a search warrant and were conducting a probe when a group of men started abusing the officers and tried to hamper the raid, the police said.(PTI File)
Updated on Aug 16, 2019 10:15 AM IST
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Hindutan Times, Gurugram | By, Gurugram

Women millionaires out-earning men in US, shows data

The number of women in the $1 million-plus club climbed to 17,609 in 2016, up from 6,597 in 2009, the year the recession ended. Aggregated wages for this group jumped threefold to $44.1 billion in 2016, from $13.8 billion in 2009.
Millionaire women are out-earning millionaire men in the US, according to the latest available IRS data compiled by Bloomberg.(File Photo)
Millionaire women are out-earning millionaire men in the US, according to the latest available IRS data compiled by Bloomberg.(File Photo)
Updated on Jul 28, 2019 09:02 AM IST
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Bloomberg | ByAlex Tanzi

12 top tax officials told to retire over allegations of fraud, harassment

A second official aware of the crackdown said the allegations included serious charges, and in some cases the officers had been suspended and arrested by prosecuting agencies.
The 12 officials, all from the Indian Revenue Services (IRS), included seven commissioners – one of the topmost ranks in the Income Tax department; one joint commissioner, three additional commissioners, and an assistant commissioner.(LiveMint)
The 12 officials, all from the Indian Revenue Services (IRS), included seven commissioners – one of the topmost ranks in the Income Tax department; one joint commissioner, three additional commissioners, and an assistant commissioner.(LiveMint)
Updated on Jun 11, 2019 05:31 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByRajeev Jayaswal

Hindustan Times again the most read paper in Delhi-NCR plus Mumbai

Hindustan Times continues to be the undisputed No. 1 newspaper for the 16th time in a row in Delhi and the National Capital Region with 1.84 million readers against The Times of India’s 1.34 million.
Hindustan Times has consolidated its position as the most read newspaper across India’s two top markets, Delhi-NCR and Mumbai combined, reaffirming the formidable trust of readers in the brand.(File Photo)
Hindustan Times has consolidated its position as the most read newspaper across India’s two top markets, Delhi-NCR and Mumbai combined, reaffirming the formidable trust of readers in the brand.(File Photo)
Updated on May 14, 2019 08:03 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

IIT alumnus comes 1st in civil services exam

Akshat Jain, an engineering graduate from IIT Guwahati, who came second, is also from Jaipur. His father is an Indian Police Service (IPS) officer while his mother is an Indian Revenue Service officer (IRS).
Kanishak Kataria, an alumnus of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay and the son of a Jaipur-based Indian Administrative Service officer, has topped the civil services examination.(HT Photo)
Kanishak Kataria, an alumnus of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay and the son of a Jaipur-based Indian Administrative Service officer, has topped the civil services examination.(HT Photo)
Published on Apr 05, 2019 11:51 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByRakesh Goswami and Shruti Tomar

Sushil Chandra named as Election Commissioner, team for 2019 polls ready

Weeks ahead of the 2019 general election, Sushil Chandra, a 1980-batch Indian revenue service (IRS) official has been appointed as the election commissioner. An IIT alumnus, Chandra, prior to his new assignment, was the chief of the central bureau of direct taxes CBDT, the apex policy making body of the Income Tax department.
Sushil Chandra is a 1980-batch Indian Revenue Service officer.(ANI)
Sushil Chandra is a 1980-batch Indian Revenue Service officer.(ANI)
Updated on Feb 14, 2019 11:56 PM IST
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IRS officer, held for taking 1 lakh bribe, had 2.26-cr in his Jaipur house

Sahi Ram Meena, a 1997-batch IRS officer, is posted as the deputy commissioner of Central Bureau of Narcotics (CBN) in Kota. An ACB team caught him on Saturday while accepting a bribe of 1 lakh from Kamlesh Dhakar of Chittorgarh.
IRS officer Sahi Ram Meena, arrested for taking a bribe, had allegedly demanded the money for making a man the head of opium growers in his village.(HT Photo)
IRS officer Sahi Ram Meena, arrested for taking a bribe, had allegedly demanded the money for making a man the head of opium growers in his village.(HT Photo)
Published on Jan 28, 2019 03:54 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Jaipur / Kota | By, Jaipur/ Kota

United States indicts 4 men charged in Panama Papers investigation

The Panama Papers include a collection of 11 million secret financial documents that illustrated how some of the world’s richest people hide their money.
A plate of the Geneva office of the law firm Mossack Fonseca is seen in Geneva.(AFP)
A plate of the Geneva office of the law firm Mossack Fonseca is seen in Geneva.(AFP)
Updated on Dec 05, 2018 07:40 PM IST
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New York | ByAssociated Press

Quake shakes Uttarakhand’s Pithoragarh, no casualties reported

Pithoragarh district magistrate, C Ravi Shanker, said that the first tremors were felt at 12.37 pm and lasted about five seconds while there was another tremor at 12.41 pm.
An earthquake was felt on Sunday in Uttarakhand’s Pithoragarh district bordering Nepal but no casualties were reported (Representative photo)(HT)
An earthquake was felt on Sunday in Uttarakhand’s Pithoragarh district bordering Nepal but no casualties were reported (Representative photo)(HT)
Published on Nov 11, 2018 06:05 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Dehra Dun | ByHT Correspondent

Mira Road fake call centre: 2 more arrested

Mohammed Marzuki, 34, owned the call centre and Jimmy Patni, 33, helped him register the domain’s name
Sagar Thakkar, alias Shaggy, the alleged mastermind of the fake call centre.(HT Photo)
Sagar Thakkar, alias Shaggy, the alleged mastermind of the fake call centre.(HT Photo)
Published on Nov 02, 2018 12:20 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | By, Thane

Conflicting views on Gujarat case behind ugly CBI infighting?

The country’s top federal investigation agency, the CBI on Friday took the unprecedented measure of issuing a statement saying it is probing the role of its own special director Rakesh Asthana, the senior-most officer after the chief Alok Verma, “in at least half a dozen cases”.
CBI special director Rakesh Asthana (pictured) had approached the government with a note saying the agency’s director Alok Verma was interfering in probes undertaken by him.(HT File Photo)
CBI special director Rakesh Asthana (pictured) had approached the government with a note saying the agency’s director Alok Verma was interfering in probes undertaken by him.(HT File Photo)
Updated on Sep 24, 2018 01:13 PM IST
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Government schools in Delhi to hold alumni meets: Manish Sisodia

Delhi education minister Manish Sisodia on Sunday said that all the government schools in the national Capital will organise regular alumni meetings.
The alumni, including IAS and IRS officers, engineers and social workers, shared their work experiences with their juniors and also promised to work for the improvement of their school.(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)
The alumni, including IAS and IRS officers, engineers and social workers, shared their work experiences with their juniors and also promised to work for the improvement of their school.(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Sep 24, 2018 04:06 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent, New Delhi

From a 3-line suicide note to a diary, twists in IRS officer’s suicide in Jaipur

Indian Revenue Service officer Binny Sharma had hanged herself at her Bajaj Nagar home in Jaipur on August 7. In a suicide note, she had blamed her husband and mother-in-law for her death.
After IRS officer Binny Sharma’s suicide, Jaipur police booked her husband Gurmeet Walia and his mother Ravinder Kaur for abetment of suicide.(HT Photo)
After IRS officer Binny Sharma’s suicide, Jaipur police booked her husband Gurmeet Walia and his mother Ravinder Kaur for abetment of suicide.(HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 13, 2018 08:56 AM IST
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35-year-old woman IRS officer commits suicide in Jaipur

A woman officer of the Indian Revenue Service (IRS) committed suicide by hanging herself in her house at Bajaj Nagar in Jaipur district on late Monday night, police said
Binny Sharma, 35, was found hanging in her house at Bajaj Nagar in Jaipur on Monday night.(Representative Photo)
Binny Sharma, 35, was found hanging in her house at Bajaj Nagar in Jaipur on Monday night.(Representative Photo)
Updated on Aug 07, 2018 10:00 PM IST
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Indian-origin man arraigned on charges linked to IRS fraud scheme

The victims of Patel’s conspiracy were told that in order to avoid imminent arrest, they had to purchase MoneyPak, or other types of prepaid stored value cards, load thousands of dollars onto the cards and provide the serial numbers to the callers.
Updated on Jun 29, 2018 03:05 PM IST
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UPSC result 2017: Chemical engineer from Shimla secures 7th rank

Ayush Sinha, who secured 7th rank in the UPSC exam, graduated in chemical engineering from Birla Institute of Technology & Science (BITS), Goa. He also has a master’s degree in biological sciences.
Ayush Sinha secured the 7th rank in the civil services examination – 2017.(HT Photo)
Ayush Sinha secured the 7th rank in the civil services examination – 2017.(HT Photo)
Updated on Apr 28, 2018 03:14 PM IST
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UPSC result 2017: Meet farmer’s son from Allahabad who got 8th rank

Anubhav Singh who trained as an engineer had cracked the UPSC exams in 2016 also but had finished much lower and had been selected for the Indian Revenue Service.
Anubhav Singh finished eighth in the 2017 UPSC exams.(HT Photo)
Anubhav Singh finished eighth in the 2017 UPSC exams.(HT Photo)
Published on Apr 28, 2018 11:29 AM IST
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