The Bombay HC has issued a notice to a sugar firm linked to BJP leader Nitin Gadkari-founded Purti Group on an Income Tax Department appeal.
The Income Tax department has detected alleged tax evasion to the tune of Rs 7 crore in the business transactions of Purti group of companies.
Nitin Gadkari was on Thursday questioned for over four hours by Income Tax authorities.
BJP demanded probe into dubious financial transactions by companies owned by BSP chief Mayawati`s brother and questioned government`s intentions on issue in view of support extended to it by her.
Demanding apology from Nitin Gadkari for alleged threat to Income Tax officials, their apex body on Sunday claimed the remarks were aimed at hindering a free and fair probe into Purti group.
The Income Tax Department on Tuesday conducted on-field enquiry at nine locations of BJP president Nitin Gadkari’s Purti Group related companies.
Nitin Gadkari, who was asked by the I-T department to appear before it, has sought more time to present his case.
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is reported to have failed in its effort to find a new president, reports said on Tuesday.
The Income Tax department has issued summons for appearance to BJP President Nitin Gadkari in connection with its investigation against him and some associated companies for alleged tax evasion.
BJP indicated it may take disciplinary action against Ram Jethmalani who demanded party president Nitin Gadkari`s resignation and disagreed with party`s stand over the appointment of new CBI director.
BJP raked up issue of FDI apparently wary of raising the corruption issue as its President Nitin Gadkari is facing charges of dubious funding of Purti Group.
Cornered over Nitin Gadkari`s Purti Group, BJP hit out at Congress asking why no action has been taken against Sonia Gandhi`s son-in-law Robert Vardra in land deals and Prime Minister in coal scam.
RSS ideologue S Gurumurthy was asked by the Sangh founthead to probe charges against BJP president Nitin Gadkari.
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Balbir Punj on Wednesday came out in full defence of his party chief Nitin Gadkari.
Ram Jethmalani has been demanding Nitin Gadkari`s resignation as party president over allegations of dubious funds by his company Purti Sugar & Power.
The BJP has backed its chief Nitin Gadkari in the face of corruption allegations.
BJP president Nitin Gadkari has been put on notice by the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), sources said.
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