PURTI

  • Three members of a family killed by miscreants June 10, 2014

    Three members of a family including two children were killed while another one was seriously injured when a group of miscreants attacked them late at Monday night at Noamundi in West Singhbhum district, a senior police officer on Tuesday said. Additional Superintendent of Police (Kiriburu) RM Bakhla said the police was...
  • 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 questioned by IT officials for 4 hours January 31, 2013

    Nagpur: Officials of the Income tax Department questioned former BJP President Nitin Gadkari in Nagpur on Thursday. Gadkari was questioned over his investments in the Purti Group for about 4 hours. The former BJP chief is facing allegations of financial irregularities. Gadkari, who was earlier slated to appear tomorrow, was quizzed...
  • 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...
  • Income Tax summons for BJP chief Nitin Gadkari January 12, 2013

    Nagpur: The Income Tax department on Saturday issued summons to BJP chief Nitin Gadkari in connection with alleged tax evasion. The summons were for Gadkari and some associated companies. Top sources in the department said Gadkari has been asked for his personal appearance so that he can be confronted with...
  • Jethmalani says he is too busy to reply to BJP's notice November 27, 2012

    New Delhi: Suspended BJP MP Ram Jethmalani on Monday adopted a dismissive stance towards the show cause notice issued to him by the party asking why he should not be expelled and said he is too busy with his law practice to answer such documents. "I...
  • BJP issues showcause notice to Ram Jethmalani November 26, 2012

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has issued a show cause notice to suspended party MP Ram Jethmalani for allegedly breaking party discipline. Sources say that the party has asked Jethmalani to reply within 10 days why he should not be expelled from the BJP. Reacting to the news, Jethmalani...
  • 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...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai November 20, 2012

    Hours after Yashwant Sinha fired a salvo at party president demanding his resignation, sources in the party said that the BJP is not willing to sacrifice Nitin Gadkari at this stage. ...
  • BJP not ready to sacrifice Nitin Gadkari at this stage November 20, 2012

    New Delhi: Hours after senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Yashwant Sinha fired a salvo at party president demanding his resignation, sources in the party said that the BJP is not willing to sacrifice Nitin Gadkari at this stage. The party, however, remained cautioned in its response to initiating disciplinary...
  • 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,...
  • Gurumurthy to reveal his probe findings on Gadkari's Purti today November 12, 2012

    New Delhi: RSS ideologue S Gurumurthy who gave BJP President Nitin Gadkari a clean chit over his alleged dubious business dealings is expected to reveal the findings of his own investigations into Gadkari's firm Purti. In a tweet, Gurumurthy had said that part one of his findings will be published...
  • 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...
  • News 360: Hurricane Sandy batters the US East Coast October 30, 2012

    President Barack Obama has declared a federal disaster area in New York City, Long Island and eight counties in New Jersey. ...
  • 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...