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Tax raids on Dainik Bhaskar attempt to scare media: Arvind Kejriwal 

The Income Tax Department on Thursday conducted raids against the Dainik Bhaskar group and the Uttar Pradesh-based Hindi news channel Bharat Samachar in multiple cities over alleged tax evasion.

Published: 22nd July 2021 02:42 PM  |   Last Updated: 22nd July 2021 02:42 PM   |  A+A-

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal addresses a press conference regarding the current wave of coronavirus in New Delhi, Monday.

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal (File Photo | PTI)

By PTI

NEW DELHI: Calling the tax raids on Dainik Bhaskar and Bharat Samachar an attempt to scare the media, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday demanded that such actions be stopped immediately.

He demanded the media be allowed to work freely.

FULL STORY | Income department raids multiple premises of media group Dainik Bhaskar

The Income Tax Department on Thursday conducted raids against the Dainik Bhaskar group and the Uttar Pradesh-based Hindi news channel Bharat Samachar in multiple cities over alleged tax evasion, official sources said.

Reacting to the raids, Kejriwal tweeted, "Income tax raids on Dainik Bhaskar and Bharat Samachar are an attempt to scare the media.

The message is clear -- those who speak against the BJP government will not be spared. Such thinking is very dangerous.

Everyone should raise their voice against it. These raids should be stopped immediately and the media should be allowed to work freely."



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