Jaishankar’s scathing reply to British minister on investigation of BBC offices
Updated: Mar 1st, 2023
– India has clearly declared that any organization must follow the laws of India
New Delhi: IT over BBC offices. When Britain raised the issue of the survey, India gave a stern reply to it. India has made it clear that any organization must follow the laws of India. Prior to this, British Foreign Minister James Cleverly told reporters on Wednesday that he had met India’s Foreign Minister S. During the bilateral meeting with Jaishankar, the issue of raids by the Income Tax department on the offices of BBC in Mumbai and Delhi was raised.
In this regard, sources said, Jaishankar, while giving a short touch but strict reply, said that all organizations working in India must fully comply with the relevant laws. The British minister has come to India to attend the G-20 Foreign Ministers’ meeting. However, it is not known what else was discussed between them regarding the BBC. Both did not mention the BBC in their tweets after the meeting between the two. The British government had earlier revealed it was scrutinizing a survey conducted by India’s tax officials in BBC offices.
It may be mentioned that, for three days last month, BBC offices IT An investigation was conducted by The Income Tax Department conducted the survey just weeks after the controversial BBC documentary “India the Modi Question” was aired. The documentary made reference to Narendra Modi, then Chief Minister of Gujarat, and the Gujarat riots of 2002. The IT raids that followed The Central Board of Direct Taxis found some anomalies in the India-based offices of the BCC.