Income Tax department busts Rs 500-crore racket; raids 42 locations across India
Tuesday, 27 October 2020 The Income Tax Department has seized cash over Rs 2.3 crore and jewellery worth Rs 2.8 crore during searches at 42 locations in Delhi-NCR, Haryana, Punjab, Uttarakhand and Goa.
Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Narottam Mishra on November 24 lambasted on former chief minister of MP Kamal Nath over alleged corruption charge and said that he committed crime by looting money of MP's poor people. "Kamal Nath has committed a heinous crime by looting the money of MP's poor people. Our govt will take note of this corruption and consult specialists as well as the Income Tax Department. We're contemplating action in corruption cases through EOW," said Home Minister Mishra.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that India has moved from tax terrorism to tax transparency. PM Modi made the statement underscoring tax reforms of the past six years. "Tax terrorism was a common refrain during the past governments' rule. The nation has left that behind and moved towards tax transparency. This change has happened because we have propagated reform, perform and transform," he said. "We are reforming rules and procedures and using technology. We are also transforming the mindset of the tax administration," the prime minister added. PM Modi was speaking at an Income Tax department-hosted event in Cuttack. The event marked the inauguration of an office-cum-residential complex of I-T Appellate Tribunal.
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Government Railway Police (GRP) apprehended a person with 18.39 kgs of gold and Rs 2.30 lakhs in cash from Patna Junction railway station on October 10. Income Tax department is looking into the matter. Further details awaited.
Security personnel continued to guard Tikri border (Delhi-Haryana border) as farmers' protest against the centre's farm laws entered Day 9. A meeting of farmer leaders with the central government will take place tomorrow. Delhi borders have been blocked by thousands of farmers from neighbouring states, mainly Punjab, to intensify their protest against three new farm laws, which the government believes will benefit the farmers. While the protesting farmers, fear that the new reforms will leave them at the mercy of big corporates.
Medical camp was set up at Ghazipur border to aid protesting farmers on December 04. Delhi Chalo Protests entered the ninth day on December 4. "Patients are coming up with body pain, eye problems. This is due to lack of rest," said a doctor. Delhi borders have been blocked by thousands of farmers from neighbouring states, mainly Punjab, to intensify their protest against three new farm laws, which the government believes will benefit the farmers. While the protesting farmers, fear that the new reforms will leave them at the mercy of big corporates.
RJD Leader Tejashwi Yadav lambasted at Centre over ongoing protest against farm laws. He claimed that "Centre is only playing a script with farmers that it is with them and doing work in their benefit." Farmers are protesting at Delhi borders against Centre over farm laws.
Former Haryana Chief Minister and Congress leader Bhupinder S Hooda slammed Haryana government for 'overlooking' farmers' plight. "Haryana government is in bad shape as they made the biggest mistake. Had they not stopped farmers or not used water cannons or not lobbed tear gas shells, they wouldn't have been in problem. Who can stop others from coming to national capital? What Haryana govt did is condemnable," said BS Hooda. He further added, "Farmers are being insulted. They are being called 'Khalistanis' and 'Congressis'. Farmers are farmers. They have come here with their valid demands, rising above religion, caste and region. They are here in this cold."
Farmers continued to protest against new farm laws at Delhi-Haryana border on December 04. They served tea to the fellow protesters and prepared food at Singhu border. 'Langar' was served to protesting farmers at the border area. Medical check-ups were also being done there. "It took seven months for the government to listen to our concerns regarding the laws and to see flaws in it," said a protester. 'Delhi Chalo' protest has entered 9th day today. Thousands of farmers are protesting against new agricultural reforms at Delhi borders and called it 'black laws'. Though, talks with government are on. The next round of talk will be held on December 05.
Addressing a press conference in the national capital on December 02, the national convenor of the All India Kisan Sangharsh Coordination Committee (AIKSCC), Sardar VM Singh spoke on farmers' protest. Singh said, "It shows that the government will talk to those who take the law into their hands. Now, that the government has deceived the farmers of Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand, there is no point in staying here in Burari (Delhi)," he added.
Addressing a press conference in the national capital on December 02, the national convenor of the All India Kisan Sangharsh Coordination Committee (AIKSCC), Sardar VM Singh spoke on farmers protest. Singh said, "The Home Minister had said that the government will talk to farmers who will sit in Burari. After his appeal, farmers from Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh came here but the government didn't invite us for talks yesterday (December 01)."
Comedian Bharti Singh and husband Haarsh Limbachiyaa celebrated anniversary on Thursday. The couple celebrated three years of marriage with many unseen photos from their wedding. Bharti wrote a touching note for Haarsh and put out glimpses of a romantic photoshoot. Haarsh, who is a writer, also shared a recent picture of himself with Bharti. Bharti Singh and Haarsh Limbachiyaa had tied the knot in Goa in 2017. The two were recently arrested after drugs were seized from their house in suburban Mumbai. They were granted bail by a Mumbai court on a bond of Rs 15,000 each on November 23. NCB had recovered 86.5 gm of cannabis during a search of their residence and office. The celebrity couple was booked under relevant sections of the NDPS Act. Names of Bharti, Haarsh had cropped up during an interrogation of an alleged drug peddler.
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COVID-19 tests are being done on passengers arriving from Delhi, Goa, Rajasthan and Gujarat at Pune Railway Station. A doctor said, "Passengers with high temperature are undergoing Rapid Antigen Test; if positive, being shifted to hospital. We are keeping record." The Maharashtra government on November 23 imposed restrictions on travellers who wish to come to the state from heavily coronavirus-afflicted states like Rajasthan, Delhi, Gujarat and Goa. The restrictions are imposed on both rail or air travellers. The travellers have to undergone an RT-PCR test.