Tag Archives: chief minister

Income-tax department has issued a 30 crore notice to the Aam Aadmi party

The income-tax department has issued a ~30-crore notice to the Aam Aadmi party (AAP) for allegedly violating norms on collecting donations, including “hawala entries” worth ~2 crore.

The order for tax assessment issued on November 23 sought the party’s explanation by December 7, saying it “incorrectly disclosed hawala money as voluntary donations”. The AAP said the order was “bogus” and accused the “people who run the country” of muzzling the voice of Delhi’s ruling party. The reference was to the BJP government at the Centre, with whom the AAP has a running dispute over administrative control of Delhi.

The I-T department declared all donations to the AAP in 2014-2015 as illegal, revoking tax exemptions given to it as a party.

Continue reading

Follow us :

Prem Kumar Dhumal is BJP’s Himachal CM face

SHIMLA/NEW DELHI: Veteran BJP leader Prem Kumar Dhumal was on Tuesday named the party’s chief ministerial candidate for the Himachal Pradesh assembly polls to be held on November 9.

The decision to name the 73-year-old Dhumal, Continue reading

Follow us :

TR Zeliang sworned in as Nagaland’s 19th chief minister

GUWAHATI: On Wednesday, TR Zeliang sworned in as Nagaland’s 19th chief minister after the state’s governor, PB Acharya, dismissed Shurhozelie Liezietsu for failing to turn up for a trial of strength in the assembly.

Nine legislators of the ruling Naga People’s Front (NPF) skipped the floor test too, forcing assembly speaker Imtiwapang Aier to adjourn the special session of the House. Continue reading

Follow us :