Both the arrested did escape to Shimla from NRC/Delhi following a series of raids being conducted by the DRI to probe the drug smuggling racket related to the massive drug haul in Gujarat's Mundra.
The amount released is in addition to the normal GST compensation that is paid bi-monthly to states out of the collections made from the levy of a cess on luxury and sin goods.
Revenue collection in October shows a 22% jump compared to the previous year; it had fallen drastically between March-April due to the lockdown.
The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) busted an international smuggling syndicate and recovered gold bars worth Rs 43 crore from eight passengers at New Delhi railway station
Acting on inputs, the DRI officials on Tuesday seized 20.6 kg gold, valued at Rs.6,88 crore, kept hidden by the syndicate at a residential premises in Chennai, the statement issued by the agency said.
The gold had been smuggled into India from Bhutan and was being transported to Delhi, the statement issued by the DRI said.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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