PURTI GROUP

  • Big relief for Gadkari as RTI reveals no IT probe pending against him May 12, 2014

    New Delhi: In a big relief to former Bharatiya Janata Party president Nitin Gadkari, an RTI application reveals there is no Income Tax probe pending against him. Gadkari had to lose his chair as the BJP chief after the Income Tax department alleged forgery in his company Purti Power and Sugar...
  • High Court notice to Purti group firm on IT plea in tax case July 13, 2013

    Nagpur: The Nagpur Bench of the Bombay High Court on Saturday issued a notice to a sugar firm linked to BJP leader Nitin Gadkarifounded Purti Group. The notice was served after an IncomeTax Department appealed in a case of submission of alleged incorrect financial details. A Division Bench comprising Justices...
  • IT dept detects alleged tax evasion in Nitin Gadkari's Purti group transactions May 5, 2013

    New Delhi: 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 related to former BJP President Nitin Gadkari. Probing the alleged dubious transactions of the Purti Power and Sugar Limited (PPSL) since 2012, the department...
  • Judge refuses to hear Purti case involving Gadkari February 14, 2013

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court judge who was handling the Purti case against former BJP president Nitin Gadkari has stepped down and refused to hear the matter anymore. The case will now be transferred to a new bench. The CBI is probing allegations of dubious funding of Gadkari's firm, Purti Group....
  • Gadkari denies threatening IT officers probing Purti January 27, 2013

    New Delhi: Clarifying his statements that prompted the Income Tax officers' body to seek an apology from him, former Bharatiya Janata Party president Nitin Gadkari on Saturday denied threatening IT officers who are probing allegations of dubious funding of his firm, Purti Group. "I never threatened the IT Department or...
  • Gadkari threatens IT officials probing Purti links January 24, 2013

    New Delhi: A day after Rajnath Singh took his place as the Bharatiya Janata Party President, Nitin Gadkari is out but not down. In an open threat, he has in fact warned Income Tax officials of consequences when the BJP comes to power. "I know the names of the officials...
  • Gadkari makes way for Rajnath Singh to be BJP chief January 23, 2013

    New Delhi: In a dramatic turn in the Bharatiya Janata Party presidential polls, Nitin Gadkari has announced that he will not seek a second term after controversy erupted over his name. Rajnath Singh is now all set to occupy the party's top post as party leaders have reached a consensus...
  • Rajnath to replace Gadkari as BJP president: Sources January 22, 2013

    New Delhi: In a dramatic twist to the battle for the next president of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), former party chief Rajnath Singh has emerged as the frontrunner for the post. According to sources, Nitin Gadkari has opted out of the race, telling RSS leader Bhaiyaji Joshi that he...
  • UPA trying to malign me, will quit if found guilty: Gadkari January 22, 2013

    New Delhi: Troubled Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday reacted to the Income Tax Department surveys on Purti group investors and accused the Centre of ordering IT surveys to damage his presidential prospects. Calling it a controversy against him, Gadkari said he would never hesitate to quit...
  • Mumbai IT wing probes firms funding Gadkari's Purti group January 22, 2013

    Mumbai: There seems to be fresh trouble for Nitin Gadkari who is set to be reelected as the Bharatiya Janata Party President on Wednesday. The Mumbai IT wing is surveying seven companies found to have been routing money into Gadkari's Purti Group after allegations against the companies surfaced in the...
  • Action against Jethmalani is an internal matter of BJP: Rashid Alvi November 25, 2012

    The BJP on Sunday suspended senior leader and Rajya Sabha member Ram Jethmalani from the party using power vested under Article 25 of BJP's constitution. ...
  • BJP suspends Jethmalani from party with immediate effect November 25, 2012

    New Delhi: In a surprising move, the BJP on Sunday suspended senior leader and Rajya Sabha member Ram Jethmalani from the party using power vested under Article 25 of BJP's constitution. Since Jethmalani is an MP, only the Parliamentary board can expel him which would meet on Monday to decide...
  • Pressure from within BJP on Gadkari to resign November 25, 2012

    New Delhi: The trouble for BJP President Nitin Gadkari is more within than outside. One after the other, senior party MP's have sought his resignation in the wake of allegations against Gadkari's Purti Group. And the latest ones alluding that Gadkari's wife and sons held shares in three Purti shell...
  • Gadkari's wife, sons hold shares in 3 Purti cos: Report November 25, 2012

    New Delhi: BJP president Nitin Gadkari finds himself in more trouble after a Times of India report on Sunday carried details mentioning that his wife and two sons held shares in three Purti Group's shareholding companies. The report added that there were at least six instances which directly linked the...
  • Gadkari's Purti group gets notice for Companies Act violation November 20, 2012

    New Delhi: There seems to be more trouble for Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Nitin Gadkari. Three weeks after the Corporate Affairs Ministry ordered a discreet inquiry into the books of Purti group, the company floated by the BJP President, CNBCTV18 has learnt that the Registrar of Companies has sent...
  • Gurumurthy flip flop: BJP reasserts support for Gadkari November 14, 2012

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has once again reasserted its support to its beleaguered president Nitin Gadkari. This comes after confusion over a series of tweets on Tuesday by RSS ideologue S Gurumurthy. Gurumurthy in his tweets appeared to have been distancing himself over his defence of Gadkari,...
  • News 360: HC lifts life ban on Mohd Azharuddin November 8, 2012

    In a major relief to former Indian cricket captain and now MP Mohammed Azharuddin, the Andhra Pradesh High Court has lifted the life ban on him, calling it illegal and unsustainable. ...
  • Most of Purti's companies had fake addresses: IT report November 8, 2012

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Income Tax department has shared its preliminary investigation report on BJP President Nitin Gadkari's Purti Group with the Pune Income Tax DG and Kokata Income Tax DG. The preliminary probe has found that most of the companies with registered addresses were fake addresses. In the course of...
  • RTI activist murder: CBI searches IRB premises November 2, 2012

    Mumbai: The CBI on Friday conducted searches at the offices of IRB Infrastructure Developers Limited, in connection with the January 2010 murder of RTI activist Satish Shetty. IRB was, in fact, in news recently over its links with BJP chief Nitin Gadkari. "Searches are being conducted at four premises of IRB...
  • Is there a cover up by Gadkaripromoted Purti group? October 30, 2012

    Mumbai: After the Income Tax department began inquiry into the alleged shell companies investing in BJP President Nitin Gadkari firm, CNNIBN has found that a number of companies have changed their addresses overnight. The question arises is this part of a cover up? CNNIBN has found that 12 suspected shell...
  • IT probes alleged shell companies in Gadkari's Purti October 30, 2012

    New Delhi: The Income Tax department on Tuesday conducted inquiries at 12 places in Mumbai where firms, which had invested in BJP president Nitin Gadkari's company, had given their addresses. IT authorities also began probe into shell companies in Purti group, owned by Gadkari. They will investigate the source of...
  • Govt finds proof against Gadkari's firm: sources October 26, 2012

    New Delhi: The Corporate Affairs Ministry has found prima facie proof of irregularities by Bharatiya Janata Party President Nitin Gadkari's Purti group, according to sources. Sources say the returns filed by the Purti group and other investor companies indicate irregularities in their business transactions. The Mumbai Registrar of Companies is...
  • Four Gadkari aides were directors in 26 firms October 26, 2012

    New Delhi: Days after revelations of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Nitin Gadkari's former driver being the director of some of the alleged benami companies that funded Gadkari's company, CNNIBN has now accessed more documents. The documents show that four of Gadkari's very close aides, including his former driver and...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai October 25, 2012

    There was high drama at Congress leader and industrialist Naveen Jindal's press conference on Thursday afternoon where he claimed he has proof against editors of Zee News allegedly extorting money from his team. The Income Tax Department launched a probe into 18 of BJP President Nitin Gadkari's companies. The striking employees of...
  • News 360: Probe initiated against 18 of Gadkari's companies October 25, 2012

    The Income Tax department on Thursday began probe into BJP President Nitin Gadkari's Purti Power and Sugar Ltd (PPSL). IT authorities said they will also probe source of funds of the 18 companies that invested in Purti. Prima facie evidence suggested that shell companies had invested in Purti. Sources said that if...
  • 'Gadkari lent to and borrowed from the same firm' October 25, 2012

    New Delhi: CNNIBN has accessed details of one of the alleged shell companies that invested in BJP President Nitin Gadkari's Purti Group. Regency Equifin Pvt Ltd interestingly has Gadkari's accountant Kawdu Zade and other employees in Purti as directors. Also, records show that Regency Equifin both borrowed from and lent money...
  • Graft charges may hit BJP chief Gadkari's 2nd term hopes October 25, 2012

    New Delhi: As more details of the web of shell companies associated with Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari's Purti Group emerged, the Income Tax department swung into action. Sources in the IT department confirmed they were probing the source of funds of the 18 odd companies that are...
  • Govt probes investments made in Gadkari's company October 25, 2012

    New Delhi: Amid allegations of dubious funding into the companies of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Nitin Gadkari, the Corporate Affairs Ministry on Thursday said it is looking into the investments made in his company. "The matter is being looked into," a senior Corporate Affairs Ministry official said. ...
  • Gadkari cancels his Delhi trip, to stay in Nagpur October 25, 2012

    New Delhi: Under pressure over his dubious business dealing, BJP president Nitin Gadkari has cancelled his trip to the national capital. Gadkari will stay back in Nagpur amid fresh allegations of wrongdoing in his firms. Reports said that Gadkari will campaign for the party in Himachal Pradesh on Saturday. Gadkari...
  • BJP in politics for a mission, not commission: Javadekar October 24, 2012

    BJP leader Prakash Javadekar on Wednesday sought to differentiate and distinguish the party from the Congress saying that the BJP was "definitely different on all yardsticks of probity, morality, and all yardsticks of governance". "We are much much better because we value, valuebased politics. We are not here in politics as...