The Income Tax department on Wednesday raided Karnataka Power Minister DK Shivakumar’s residence and the Eagleton golf resort, where Congress MLAs from Gujarat are staying. A total of 39 locations were raided across the state. The Karnataka Power Minister is in charge of looking after the MLAs till the day of the Rajya Sabha elections – August 8.
The day 13 of the Parliament’s ongoing monsoon session saw fresh ruckus in both Houses with the Congress party raising the issue of income tax department’s raids on the resort where Gujarat MLAs are currently staying.
According to Income Tax Department the search was conducted at multiple locations in Karnataka and Delhi related to energy minister D. K. Shivakumar in connection with a tax evasion probe case.