On Thursday 22nd July 2021 Income Tax Department conducted raids at the office premises of the news media group Dainik Bhaskar and Bharat Samachar based in Lucknow in a suspected tax evasion case. The raid was carried out at multiple locations throughout the country on the same day.
Dainik Bhaskar Raid Key Points
- An Income Tax raid was carried out by the department at the office of the media group Dainik Bhaskar on Thursday, 22nd July 2021.
- The raid was carried out at multiple locations on the same day.
- As per Dainik Bhaskar, they revealed the truth behind the false statistics of deaths occurring during the second wave of Covid-19 given by the Indian Government which is the main cause of this raid.
- As per the editor of the media group, these raids are the means of suppressing the freedom of Journalists and thus dominating democracy.
- Opposition revolted hard on this event as according to them it is a political trap because indian gorverment can’t tolerate anything said against them.
- We are also being raided in this human life by Satan(Kaal Brahm) in the absence of True Worship.
- True Worship given by God Kabir via His Complete Saint who is none other than Saint Rampal Ji Maharaj is the only way to get out of this complex web of problems here and attain salvation to get relieved.
What Happened at Dainik Bhaskar’s Office?
On 22nd July 2021, officials from the Income Tax department raided the office of the media group Dainik Bhaskar and Bharat Samachar (UP Based Media group) regarding suspected tax evasion at 32 locations in multiple cities including Mumbai, Delhi, Bhopal, Indore, Jaipur, Korba, Noida, and Ahmedabad around 5:30 in the morning. The raid was carried out in the office and at the residence of several Dainik Bhaskar employees. Even the mobile phones and laptops of the employees who were present at that time were seized thus creating a delay in the news for several hours.
The employees were questioned by the IT officials. As per Dainik Bhaskar, in Bhopal, the night shift reporting team was stopped from working for approximately an hour. Mobile phones of the employees were taken into custody and they weren’t allowed to leave the office premises even when the shift was over. The 63-year-old media group further revealed from its office in Rajasthan that normally IT raids investigate financial transactions and related documents but this raid interrupted the employees by investigating editorial content.
Divya Bhaskar Gujarat editor Devendra Bhatnagar revealed about the raid conducted in their office in Gujarat. He said, “First, they tried building pressure through different manners. For the past two-and-a-half months, both the Central and state governments have stopped advertising (in the newspaper). It is their call, they can stop it. Despite that, whenever the government did something good, we published it. And when they did something wrong, we published that too. These raids are a reward for continuous reportage by Bhaskar, exposing the wrongs.”
Replying to these the I-T department canceled all these allegations and said that the investigation was done regarding financial terms, no other work was interrupted. They have made this revelation via Twitter and have tagged every newspaper media group into the same thread including Dainik Bhaskar.
What Is the Cause of the Raid?
Speaking about the raid an Income Tax Official said, “A search under section 132 of income tax act is being carried out in Dainik Bhaskar group offices as there are allegations of huge tax evasion by the group by claiming bogus expenses and purchases using shell entities. The group has floated several paper companies for this purpose, with their employees as shareholders and directors.” They also claimed that money taken out from these sources is then invested into various sorts of personal and business investments which further creates even more problems.
Another such official also said “The DB group is involved in various sectors, including media, power, textiles and real estate, with a group turnover of more than ₹6,000 crores per annum. The group has more than 100 companies including the holding and subsidiary companies,”
What Is Dainik Bhaskar Saying About the Raid?
Dainik Bhaskar Editor Mr. Om Gaur said that raids are made just to suppress independent journalism but we won’t give up. Mr. Gaur said “We won’t give in to pressure. We will stick to our journalism.” Gaur revealed that we are checking every fact before publishing and truth is always bitter. In this regard he further said “The government is doing its job, and we are doing our job.”
Gaur wrote about the false death statistics as revealed by the Indian Government which is believed to be 10 times more (agreed by the national and international media). This came a month ago when Mr. Gaur’s op-ed was published in The New York Times regarding the surge in the Covid deaths in India titled “The Ganges Is Returning the Dead. It Does Not Lie.” He wrote that the Holy River Ganga “became Exhibit A for the Modi administration’s failures and deceptions.”
Dainik Bhaskar Raid: What Is the Opposition Saying About the Raid?
Opposition parties have come hard at the ruling party about the raid and have questioned them upon the liberty of journalism. They claim that the raid came in reply to the reporting of a huge number of deaths and the subsequent mismanagement from the Party in power during the second wave of Covid-19 earlier this year in the months of April and May. Delhi CM Mr. Arvind Kejriwal tweeted that it is a clear message to everyone that those who will speak anything against the Indian Government won’t be spared. And stated this sort of mindset is dangerous.
Various other political leaders including Congress Leader Jairam Ramesh, Former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Digvijaya Singh, Bengal’s Chief Minister Mamta Banerjee, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and various other officials criticized the government and claimed that Income Tax Department (ITD), Enforcement Directorate (ED), Crime Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is directly influenced by the Indian government.
What Is the Government’s Reaction?
The Government has canceled all these false allegations upon them and has said that they have given complete freedom to the agencies to work upon. When the issue was raised in the Rajya Sabha, Union Minister Anurag Thakur said that the government has nothing to do about the functioning of these agencies.
In a cabinet briefing, he told the reporters that “Agencies do their own work, we don’t interfere in their functioning. I would also like to say that facts need to be found before reporting any incident. Sometimes lack of information is misleading.”
Know About the Real Raid
To our surprise, the greatest failure traveling with us is that we are failing to realize that death can strike us anytime and we are doing nothing to make our life successful before meeting death. With each passing second, our life is decreasing as Satan(Kaal Brahm) is waiting for our breaths to get over. Because only in this human birth we can attain salvation and Supreme God Kabir. And this is against the interest of Satan(Kaal Brahm) because we are food to him if we are not into the refuge of the Almighty God Kabir. Our breaths are getting over with each unit of time passing by and is the biggest raid for a human in this human life. Saint Garibdasji from Haryana says:
Garib, Ram kaha to kya hua, Urr mein nahi yakin |
Chor mose ghar lut hi, paanch pacheeso teen ||
How to Avoid the Raid?
The most of your life can be achieved by attaining salvation and Gracious God Kabir. For that purpose He has made a provision in the form of Saint Rampal Ji Maharaj on the holy land of Haryana, India. By taking Naam Diksha (initiation) from Him one can attain all the benefits that God gives to His devotees. Kabir Saheb says:
Manush Janam Paye Kar Jo Nahi Rate Hari Naam |
Jaise Kuua Jal Bina Fir Banwaya Kya Kaam ||
He has shown us the gist of every Holy Scripture that the True Spiritual Knowledge available with Him is the requirement of the world in this adversely decreasing levels of humanity around. Along with that He has proved via His millions of devotees that His way of worship can be the remedy of any sort of life threatening disease and a devotee can be liberated from it without spending a single penny. So it is advisable to take refuge of Saint Rampal Ji Maharaj after watching His spiritual sermons.