CBIC compulsorily retires 22 tax officials over charges of corruption and bribery

The government has compulsorily retired 22 senior tax officials under Rule 56 (j) of Fundamental Rules.  This decision has been taken in the backdrop of charges of corruption, extortion and professional misconduct against them. All Central government employees are governed by the ‘fundamental rules (FR)’ and the Central Civil Services (CCS) rules and compulsory retirement… Continue reading CBIC compulsorily retires 22 tax officials over charges of corruption and bribery

CAT stays dismissal of two tax officials; govt transfers judicial member of tribunal

The Central Administrative Tribunal(CAT) has stayed the sacking of two of the 15 senior tax officials who were compulsorily retired over charges of corruption and inefficiency. Recently,the Central Government had compulsorily retired 15 senior customs and central excise officials. The orders issued by the Finance Ministry had invoked rule 56(j) of the Fundamental Rules.Rule 56… Continue reading CAT stays dismissal of two tax officials; govt transfers judicial member of tribunal

15 more Finance Ministry officials get marching orders over graft charges

The Central Government has compulsorily retired 15 senior customs and central excise officials. These officers either had corruption cases registered against them by the CBI or were involved in bribery, extortion and disproportionate assets cases. The orders issued by the Finance Ministry have invoked rule 56(j) of the Fundamental Rules.Based on this rule,the President has… Continue reading 15 more Finance Ministry officials get marching orders over graft charges