The raids since March 28 fetched unaccounted cash of Rs 8.14 crore and unaccounted jewellery worth Rs 1.69 crore, the department stated in the letter adding that no MLA, MLC or minister was searched in the said proceedings.
Revenue Secretary A B Pandey and Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) Chairman P C Mody have been called to explain the raids amid allegations by the Congress that the ruling BJP was using enforcement agencies to target it during the poll season.
Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram Sunday alleged that the government was planning Income Tax raids at his residence in a bid to cripple the Lok Sabha election campaign.
A team of nearly 200 officials from I-T department and state police swooped down on the premises at around 3am and recovered undisclosed cash amounting to Rs 10-14 crore.
Income Tax officials conducted searches at about 50 locations in Delhi and Madhya Pradesh.
At least 74 places in Tamil Nadu were raided by the Income Tax Department on Tuesday in connection with a tax evasion probe against some real estate groups and a retail store chain in the state.
Income Tax sleuths on Friday raided thirteen business establishments of senior BJP leader Anil Goyal and his family in Uttarakhand and Haryana.
Incriminating evidence found during the searches resulted in the defaulters admitting to Rs 109 crore unaccounted income.
Over two dozen premises of popular food chains including restaurants and hotels were raided by the Income Tax Department on Thursday in Tamil Nadu on charges of alleged tax evasion.
The cash allegedly belonged to some high-net-worth individuals based in the National Capital Region (NCR), including gutkha traders, chemical traders and dry fruit traders.
The documents recovered from the Minister's premises showed office boys, peons and other employees to have been extended loans and to be holding equity worth Rs 70 crore in several "shell" companies.
The tax officials began simultaneous searches at his residences in Hyderabad and at Potladurti in Kadapa district of Andhra Pradesh
Raghav Bahl is the founder of the Quint news portal and the Network18 group.
Kejriwal has asked PM Modi to apologise for troubling the Delhi government following the IT raids on premises linked to Minister Kailash Gahlot.
The Income Tax Department conducted searches on multiple premises linked to Delhi minister Kailash Gahlot in an alleged tax evasion case.
Andhra Pradesh cabinet accused the Central Government for hampering with the development of the state.
According to the police officials, Rekha Modi is accused of purchasing huge jewellery gifts from the kingpin of multi-crore Srijan scam that is being probed by the CBI.
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