New Delhi sources stated that Prime Minister Narendra Modi should apologize to people for "constantly troubling" the Delhi government, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said following the Income Tax Department raids on premises linked to his minister Kailash Gahlot. Officials said “The Income Tax Department (ITD) conducted searches this morning on multiple premises linked to Mr. Gahlot, the Delhi Transport minister, in connection with an alleged tax evasion case”.
Mr. Kejriwal tweeted "Friendship with Nirav Modi and Mallya and raid on us? Modiji you conducted raids on him Satyendar and Manish what happened to those raids, where nothing was found. So before you go with another raid at least apologize to Delhi people for troubling their elected government”.
Further the Aam Aadmi Party termed the raid as a
"media event". Moreover AAP spokesperson Saurabh Bhardwaj asked the
central agencies including the CBI, the ED and the ITD to disclose if it found
anything related to "corruption" during their raids on AAP leaders
and ministers. He said "Many such raids did not happen in the past but
nothing substantial came out nor any charge sheet was filed and the officials
said the searches are being conducted as part of a tax evasion probe against
two construction firms linked to the minister and others.
IFF kick-started in Chennai Accordingly the 16th edition of the Chennai International Film Festival was kicked off in the city on Thursday with an inaugural function held at Kalaivanar Arangam. Reports added the festival will continue for a week until December 20. It is spearheaded by Indo Cine Appreciation Foundation (ICAF), CIFF is an annual event that showcases some of the best National and International films and draws a huge crowd of cinephiles, both young and old from across the state.
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