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Rajasthan High Court rules Benami Amendment Act, 2016, can’t be effective retrospectively

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Extremely negative judgement. Instead helping tax authorities to book such fraudsters irrespective of the time period court is directly justifying such deeds under the garb of retrospective clause. Very unfortunate indeed. Centre should bring in amendment to give retrospective effect to the new law.

DEAR SHRI MODIINDIA HAS BECOME VERY LAWLESS. THIS HURTS TOURISM, ECONOMY AND INDIA PROGRESS TO WORLD NUMBER 3 ECONOMY. TIME TO PUT 1 to 5 MILLION WOMEN SECURITY FORCES ALL OVER COUNTRY. THIS IS TRUE NARI SHAKTI. LETS DO 50-50 SPLIT BETWEEN CENTRE AND STATE GOVERNMENTS ON MONEY INCURRED FOR THIS PROGRAM. WE WILL CREATE MILLIONS OF QUALITY INDIAN JOBS, THEY WILL DO INTELLIGENCE AND SECURITY AND NATIONAL SERVICE. LETS REVITALIZE ECONOMY AND ENSURE SAFETY AND SECURITY FOR ALL DESIS IN EVERY CORNER OF INDIA. WHAT WE INVEST IN OUR SAFETY AND SECURITY, WE WILL MAKE OVER 10 TIMES IN REWARDS TO ALL PARTS OF INDIAN ECONOMY. LETS BETTER INVEST IN INDIA THAN FOREIGN PLACES. LETS GET ALL INDIAN MONEY BACK LIKE FOREIGN RESERVES OF OVER 30 LAKH CRORES AND INVEST IN INDIA ONLY. SAFETY IS FIRST AND BEST. KAL KARE SO AAJ KARO. AAJ KARE SO AB KARO. VANDE MATARAMDR MAHESH REDDY

BETTER WE DIGITIZE ALL LAND AND PROPERTY RECORDS AND BLOCKCHAIN THEM SO EVERYONE CAN SEE WHO OWNS WHAT ALL OVER INDIA. FULL TRANSPARENCY HELPS EVERYONE PLUS TAXES.

It is a nice way of promoting corruption..... those who have been looting the the country and it''s innocent people for ages have been awarded with such a verdict. The judicial system can punish innocent people and protect the criminals. The judicial system is actually going against Modi Government''s utmost sincere effort to bring down the sporadic corruption and malpractice. So unfortunate it is.

Padamnoor

Now that acceptance of money thru Electoral Reforms is legal by political parties, can political parties claim receipts retrospectively without disclosure. After all receiving corporate funds is legal currently.

Kishore

KNOWING THAT COURT JUDICIARY ARE HAND IN GLOVES WITH CORRUPT NETAS BABUS POLICE JUDICIARY ITSEL THEY WILL OBJECT TO THIS LAW TOOTH AND NAIL. IT IS AN EXECUTIVE AND FINANCIAL DECISION. JUDICIARY BETTER KEEP ITS HAND OFF.

Sundara

Why the judges are reluctant to leave even LPG subsidy? and senior citizens benefits of railways? Why the govt say no to all subsidy to all earning more than 3lac income per year? Needs guts that is lacks with BJP 2.0

Kams (gggggggg)

96% of Parliamentarians have cases pending in courts. Why these laws and for who. These laws are for Non elected and for weaker sections. Kudos for Indians. India is the best

Forget Benami Amendment Act, No law can be effective retrospectively. Otherwise we will have chaos in the country. We have to find another way of nailing these cheats.

Kavi Tanna (Toronto) replies to Anthony Barbosa

Maybe, but why forget the entire amendment? It is needed at least on a go forward basis...

Jagdip Vaishnav (Mumbai)

Please consider, Benami property remains Benami hence when traced out even if is purchased earlier, it should not matter

THE HIGH COURT RULING WEAKENS THE EFFORTS TO CURB BLACK MONEY.THE TAX DEPT SHOULD FILE AN APPEAL OR FIND WHETHER ANY OTHER SUB-SEC CAN BE USED TO NAB THE CRIMINAL ACTS

Vibhash

That''s how crooks gets protection. Courts or legal systems becoming largely becoming a bypass route for offenders. Shame!

Anonymous (bangalore)

Benami act been revoked as soon as congress came back into power in state ...

Shrinivasa Kamath (Bangalore)

Offence is an offence. Why should not the law be effective for older offences?

One more fact is that Income Tax people are also giving color of benami property to old cases so that they may get promotion.....When property has been earned by someone using unfair/illegitimate means, the case of corruption is applicable. But just to please the government that so many Benami cases have been found, income tax people are falsely converting straight forward cases into Benami cases.

Santimay Basu (New Delhi)

Such Orders are to protect the corrupts and looters of nation''s wealth. Government needs to make such orders ineffective. Judiciary needs to be told not to create road-block to fight against corruptions.

Charu (Mumbai) replies to Santimay Basu

You cannot become brainless in application of laws. If tomorrow, a stup!d govt brings law that non-veg eating is crime and police and govt forces start applying it from 1980, how would that be. Have common sense too. Justice should be done and seen too.

Ashish replies to Santimay Basu

Well said, Govt alone cannot be held responsible to stop corruption, Judiciary has to play its role and deliver the order keeping in mind the larger picture of corruption rather than interpretation of provisions

Kavi Tanna (Toronto)

What was Scamgress doing for those 20 years prior to 2016?

Ramesh (Mumbai) replies to Kavi Tanna

You here again, stupid chaddi

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