Earlier this year, the Uddhav Thackeray-led Maharashtra government had revoked the 'general consent' given to the CBI to probe cases in the state.
Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar claims he has been served notices by the Income Tax department in connection with his poll affidavits.
Protests had been held near I-T office after raids at the residence of Congress and JD(S) leaders.
A money laundering case was registered by the ED against DK Shivakumar in September last year, based on a complaint filed by the Income Tax (IT) department.
Former Karnataka Deputy CM G Parameshwara said he is ready to "rectify" any fault committed on his behalf.
The latest action by the department has come in the backdrop of the raids conducted by it on 13 premises linked to Bishnoi in Haryana, Delhi and Himachal Pradesh on July 23 on charges of alleged tax evasion.
On June 27, high-ranking Indian Revenue Service officers including 12 officers from the Central Board of Direct Taxes were compulsorily retired.
The Income Tax Department said it has attached benami assets worth Rs 300-crore bungalow in Delhi and USD 40 million funds brought from a Mauritius-based entity in connection with its probe against businessman Ratul Puri.
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The overnight raids in Tamil Nadu's Theni district concluded on Wednesday early morning after Income Tax department seized Rs 1.48 crore in cash.
The raids since March 28 fetched unaccounted cash of Rs 8.14 crore and unaccounted jewellery worth Rs 1.69 crore, the department stated in the letter adding that no MLA, MLC or minister was searched in the said proceedings.
Revenue Secretary A B Pandey and Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) Chairman P C Mody have been called to explain the raids amid allegations by the Congress that the ruling BJP was using enforcement agencies to target it during the poll season.
Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram Sunday alleged that the government was planning Income Tax raids at his residence in a bid to cripple the Lok Sabha election campaign.
A team of nearly 200 officials from I-T department and state police swooped down on the premises at around 3am and recovered undisclosed cash amounting to Rs 10-14 crore.
Income Tax officials conducted searches at about 50 locations in Delhi and Madhya Pradesh.
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