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The income tax (I-T) department on Thursday raided the premises of media group Dainik Bhaskar located in various cities on charges of tax evasion. Along with Dainik Bhaskar, the I-T department also raided a major TV news channel Bharat Samachar in Uttar Pradesh.
In the last few months, Dainik Bhaskar‘s editions had focused on in-depth coverage of the pandemic, bringing the everyday issues that the second wave brought, out in the forefront.
According to official sources, the department carried out searches at the premises of Dainik Bhaskar Group located in various cities including Bhopal, Jaipur and Ahmedabad. Separate searches were also conducted at the premises owned by Lucknow-based Bharat Samachar television channel and its editor, Brajesh Misra.