Mr. Jaitley said in an interview today “The Congress will be embarrassed by the names when we reveal them in court”.
“Once we inform the court, the names will automatically come out in public; the media and Congress got this story all wrong,” he said, adding that it’s the Congress who needs to be worried, not the BJP.
Switzerland has agreed to share information about those Indians against whom evidence has already been collected in India by tax officials, said the finance minister.
The recovery of illicit money from abroad was turned into a major campaign issue by the BJP ahead of the national election. The Supreme Court has set up a special team to work out how to recover black money. The case was brought to the top court by noted lawyer Ram Jethmalani.