The Income Tax department has found incriminating material during its raids on the Jaya TV office and other places that were conducted on Thursday.
The raids conducted on Jaya TV and 187 other places was probably one of the biggest operations carried out by the Income Tax Department in recent times. Raids took place simultaneously at 187 locations in Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Delhi and Bengaluru.
As part of ‘Operation Clean Money,’ the Income Tax department raided the offices of Jaya TV in Chennai. The raid which began at 6.30 am was carried in 187 other locations as well.
The Income Tax department conducted raids in nearly 187 locations in Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Delhi.
A Multi Agency Group led by the Central Board of Direct Taxes has been reconstituted to probe cases relating to the Paradise Papers disclosures. While 714 Indians are said to be part of the list, the government noted that the names of “only a few Indians (legal entities as well as individuals) have appeared so far” in the public domain. Even the ICIJ website (icij.org) has not yet released the names and other particulars of all the entities,” the Finance Ministry said.
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Did the millionaire meat exporter Moin Qureshi act as an extortionist at the behest of former CBI directors? The chargesheet filed against Qureshi under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act states that he had used his clout with several CBI directors to help several accused get relief.
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The only banking activity conducted by me during my visit to the UK post the registration of the FIR by the CBI related to the two accounts in the Metro Bank and a sub account. He told the Supreme Court that the said account was opened in the Metro Bank only in 2016 and a linked sub-account was opened later.