Rahul Gandhi’s “Weak Government” Dig At Center Over Tax Raids On Media Houses

Rahul Gandhi’s “Weak Government” Dig At Center Over Tax Raids On Media Houses

Rahul Gandhi's 'Weak Government' Dig At Center Over Tax Raids On Media Houses

Rahul Gandhi slammed the Center over the tax raids on media homes (File)

New Delhi:

Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Thursday took a dig on the BJP-led central authorities in an obvious reference to the earnings tax searches on the premises linked to Dainik Bhaskar media group and mentioned “writing reality is sufficient to intimidate a weak authorities”.

“Writing the reality in ink on paper is sufficient to intimidate a weak authorities,” Rahul Gandhi mentioned in a tweet.

Thirty-two premises, consisting of residential and enterprise premises unfold over the cities of Mumbai, Delhi, Bhopal, Indore, Jaipur, Korba, Noida, and Ahmedabad had been lined by the Income Tax division in the course of the searches, authorities sources mentioned Thursday.

The sources mentioned that searches had been performed below Section 132 of the Income Tax Act. Searches had been carried out after evaluation of the departmental database, “banking enquiries and different discrete enquiries”, they mentioned.

Dainik Bhaskar Group has greater than 100 firms together with holding and subsidiary firms, the sources added. The flagship firm is DB Corp Ltd, which publishes the information day by day Dainik Bhaskar.

They mentioned the group is concerned in varied sectors, main being media, energy, textiles and actual property, with a bunch turnover of greater than Rs 6,000 crore per yr.

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