The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) sent a new email to its employees today, requesting their cooperation while the income tax department conducted a “survey” at the BBC’s offices in Delhi and Mumbai for the second day in a row.
The BBC’s email stated: “All workers are expected to participate in the ongoing polls. All personnel should assist IT survey administrators and provide thorough responses to their inquiries.”
“When requested, workers may choose not to provide information about their own salary. They must respond to additional inquiries about pay, “It went on to say more. Only the broadcast department was to come to work; all other staff were to continue working from home.
What we are aware of thus far in the significant ongoing issue that has ignited a spirited political discussion
1) The income tax division is conducting a “survey” at the BBC offices in Mumbai and Delhi for the second day in a row.
2) According to media sources, today’s hearings are anticipated to include questions for BBC senior management.
3) This is being done as part of an inquiry into allegations of tax evasion against the British broadcaster in India in relation to allegations of tax evasion by the UK national broadcaster.
4) The tax authorities are conversing with BBC employees working in the finance and other areas.
5) On Tuesday night, a few further employees and journalists were let to depart.
6) “The BBC offices in New Delhi and Mumbai continue to be staffed by the Income Tax Authorities. While most employees have now left the premises, some have been asked to stay and are still helping with the investigations “Tuesday at 10:26 p.m., the BBC News Press Team published a statement on Twitter.
7) On Tuesday around 11:30 a.m., investigators arrived at the BBC and are still there, according to persons familiar with the situation who spoke to PTI.
8) This occurred shortly after the BBC aired “India: The Modi Question,” a two-part documentary about the prime minister and the riots in Gujarat in 2002.
9) Following the contentious documentary, the Supreme Court dismissed a petition last week asking for a total ban on the BBC in India.
10) On January 21, the authorities ordered several YouTube videos and Twitter posts that contained links to the documentary to be blocked.