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If Law Ministry has its way, 'netas' will soon have to disclose wives' income

  • calendar 13-Sep-2017
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If Law Ministry has its way, 'netas' will soon have to disclose wives' income

New Delhi: Politicians will soon have to disclose the income of their wives thanks to a proposal being studied by the Law Ministry.the Law Ministry has approached the Election Commission in this regard according to which the candidates will soon have to declare not only their source of income but of their spouses also while filing nominations to contest polls. The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has made a submission in this regard before the Supreme Court during a hearing in a case relating to MPs and MLAs amassing huge amount of wealth while holding office.


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