Eyewitnesses told journalists that clubgoers' documents were checked and photographed by the security services. They also said that managers had been able to warn patrons before police arrived.
The survey operation is being undertaken as part of a tax evasion investigation and offices in Mumbai and some other cities are being covered, they said.
When the police arrived at M R Pattinam near Thondi, a group of people fled the scene abandoning the contraband on the shore.
The first phase with a record turnout indicates the people would stand with the BJP.
On the second day of the raids, the agency conducted searches in five locations, including Srinivas Reddy’s residence, Raghava Pride Infra office, his brother’s residence, and two offices in Hyderabad
Speculation is rife in Gujarat that the relatives of a former Chief Minister were raided by Mumbai I-T officials.
Dozens of Palestinians have been killed in recent months by Israeli forces in Jenin, particular in the city's refugee camp where armed groups are present alongside tens of thousands of residents.
“DMK workers, administrators, district secretaries, and ministers are being threatened only because the LS election is scheduled in 2024,” Velu said, adding he owns 48 acres and 33 cents of land.
IT raids were also conducted across various locations in Tamil Nadu related to contractors and suppliers of the Tamil Nadu Electricity Board (TNEB) in relation to providing equipment.
The searches commenced on Thursday morning and continued until Friday evening. According to sources, the agency uncovered financial transactions between the two leaders in a real estate venture.
The searches went on for about 23 hours and this is part of the conspiracy to harass AAP leaders. We were harassed since morning, the minister told reporters after ED officials left his residence.
IT raids various locations in Tamil Nadu allegedly linked to DMK leader Vasugi Murugesan and PWD minister EV Velu
Income Tax officials also conducted searches at the Arunai Engineering College (AEC) in Thiruvanamalai. The AEC was founded in 1993 by EV Velu.
Addressing media at the AICC headquarters in the capital, Pilot said that the raids were clear indicators of the BJP’s frustration about losing the elections in all the five states including Rajasthan
“BJP is in engaged in a devious strategy under the guise of ED raids on opposition leaders nationwide ahead of the 2024 Lok Sabha elections.
The premises of Dotasra, a former minister for school education, in Sikar and Jaipur apart from party candidate from Mahua seat in Dausa, Omprakash Hudla, and some others are being searched.
Nearly Rs 94 crore cash was seized during the IT raids on properties of contractors, including an office-bearer of the Contractors Association.
The vigilance sleuths carried out simultaneous searches at nine different places in Bhubaneswar, Khurda, Angul and Puri.
Union Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Prahlad Joshi has alleged that the Congress government in Karnataka was collecting the money to fund its alliance partners who are part of I.N.D.I.A bloc.
The BJP has alleged that the Congress high command has set the ruling party in the state the target of collecting Rs 1,000 crore to fund the party
Besides, the operations exposed a large scale of unaccounted cash transactions, which are not found recorded in the books of account.