Wednesday, 26 January, 2022
TopicIncome tax raids

Topic: Income tax raids

On a new scent, I-T dept raids perfume baron & SP MLC Pushpraj Jain. Akhilesh Yadav slams BJP

The Income Tax Department raided 50 locations linked to Pushpraj Jain across Delhi, UP, Surat and Mumbai, sources say. Jain himself claims he's got nothing to hide.

US based media body condemns IT dept raids on Dainik Bhaskar and Bharat Samachar

Raids were conducted against Dainik Bhaskar & Bharat Samachar for alleged tax evasion Wednesday. Both organisations have carried reports critical of government's Covid management.

IT dept raids 32 premises linked to Dainik Bhaskar, says group linked to Panama leaks case

According to govt sources, the group has allegedly floated several paper companies to evade tax by claiming bogus expenses and purchases using shell entities.

Income Tax dept raids Dainik Bhaskar media group, ‘Modified Emergency’, says Opposition

IT department officials conducted searches at the offices of Dainik Bhaskar in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Gujarat, and Maharashtra.

‘Not so sasti anymore’: Actor Tapsee Pannu takes dig after I-T raids on her, Anurag Kashyap

In Twitter thread, actor appeared to take jibe at raids, saying investigators had ‘found keys to an apartment in Paris and receipt for Rs 5 crore’. 

Income Tax dept raids locations linked to Chhattisgarh govt officials

The IT dept conducted the raids as part of an investigation into allegations of tax evasion against officials including senior IAS officer in Bhupesh Baghel-led Congress government.

Kalki Bhagavan, guru who started as LIC clerk & now has ‘undisclosed income’ of Rs 500 cr

Kalki Bhagavan, who recently faced I-T raids, is a self-styled guru who calls himself a ‘spiritual supermarket’ and promises instant nirvana.

Tax officials say Rs 5 crore seized in cash in raids against Karnataka leader Parameshwara

The I-T dept raided premises of 2 prominent Karnataka Congress leaders ⁠— former deputy CM G. Parameshwara and former MP R.L. Jalappa's son ⁠— as a part of a tax evasion probe.

Tamil Nadu ‘lottery king’ raided for tax evasion was labourer who built Rs 7,000-cr empire

Santiago Martin, known as 'Lottery King', was in the news this week as I-T officials raided 70 of his premises across India.

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Dear Oxfam, stop looking for inequality in India, go back to distributing blankets

Oxfam India's 2022 report titled makes sweeping recommendations to fight 'extreme inequality', including reintroducing a ‘wealth tax’. Oxfam, leave economics alone.
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India to look at Brazil, Russia for sunflower oil as invasion threat looms over Ukraine

Ukraine is India's biggest supplier of sunflower oil. Any escalation in Russia-Ukraine tension is likely to hit edible oil prices in the country as 70% of its requirement is imported.

Defence

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‘Mystery’ brochure on 1971 War crops Indira Gandhi, Jagjivan Ram from images, courts controversy

Both images show the then service chiefs, but the former PM and defence minister is removed from them.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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