Putting out three popular Hindi idioms – ‘Ungliyon pe nachana’, ‘Bheegi billi banna’ and ‘Khisiyani billi khamba neeche’ -- Gandhi stated what he believes they mean in the current context.
As the IT department declared raids on the premises of the two Bollywood personalities on Wednesday, many people slammed the central government for going after people who have been critical of its policies.
"The premises of Anurag Kashyap and Pannu have been raided. Both were raising their voices against the Modi government", said Malik.
The I-T searches were conducted in connection with Anurag Kashyap's Phantom Films, which was dissolved in 2018.
The action was carried out on February 26, which found that the transactions to the extent of 50 per cent were out of books
Earlier this year, the Uddhav Thackeray-led Maharashtra government had revoked the 'general consent' given to the CBI to probe cases in the state.
Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar claims he has been served notices by the Income Tax department in connection with his poll affidavits.
Protests had been held near I-T office after raids at the residence of Congress and JD(S) leaders.
A money laundering case was registered by the ED against DK Shivakumar in September last year, based on a complaint filed by the Income Tax (IT) department.
Former Karnataka Deputy CM G Parameshwara said he is ready to "rectify" any fault committed on his behalf.
The latest action by the department has come in the backdrop of the raids conducted by it on 13 premises linked to Bishnoi in Haryana, Delhi and Himachal Pradesh on July 23 on charges of alleged tax evasion.
On June 27, high-ranking Indian Revenue Service officers including 12 officers from the Central Board of Direct Taxes were compulsorily retired.
The Income Tax Department said it has attached benami assets worth Rs 300-crore bungalow in Delhi and USD 40 million funds brought from a Mauritius-based entity in connection with its probe against businessman Ratul Puri.
According to TCFS, it had a maximum exposure of Rs 165 crore to Café Coffee Day (CCD) group in FY2017-18, and that the entire amount had been repaid by March 2019.
Liquor baron and founder of the now grounded Kingfisher Airlines Vijay Mallya on Wednesday drew parallels between his story and that of the Cafe Coffee Day founder VG Siddhartha
Enforcement Directorate said Ratul Puri, the nephew of Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath, is the beneficial owner of these 'benami' held equity shares and has been charged under the relevant law.
Modi also defended the decision to field Malegaon blast accused Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur from the Bhopal Lok Sabha seat, saying she is a 'symbol' for those who described Hindus as terrorists.
The overnight raids in Tamil Nadu's Theni district concluded on Wednesday early morning after Income Tax department seized Rs 1.48 crore in cash.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.