Its Thursday today, the third day of the Income Tax Department action on BBC. It started On Tuesday 14th february and now for more than 60 hours, the Income Tax dept’s survey continues at BBC India’s Delhi and Mumbai office. At the BBC’s office in Mumbai’s Santacruz, the I-T officials are present inside the office premises for the third day and the assessment of accounts is going on. The survey teams are seeking answers on financial transactions, the company structure and other details about the news company, and are copying data from electronic gadgets as part of their task of collecting the evidence. Meanwhile, the organization has asked their employees to Work from Home. According to reports quoting govt sources, the IT department was investigating issues related to international taxation and transfer pricing of BBC subsidiary companies. It also alleged that the broadcaster was served with notices in the past, but was “”defiant and non-compliant”” and had significantly diverted its profits. HW News Could not independently verify this. On the second day of the raid itself, Laptops and Mobile phones of some of the employees were seized. The tax department officials have reportedly produced a warrant that says they have three days to conduct this survey. Now, the development led to ripples not only in media industry but also in political corridors and the international journalist community. In this video today we are going to talk about How the Foreign media/International media reported this vs How Indian mainstram media has reported it.
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