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Not just Lavasa’s wife, his sister and son too are under tax dept scanner

The tax department also surveyed the books of accounts of Nourish Organic Foods Ltd, a company in which his son Abir Lavasa is a director and holds 10,000 shares as part of an employee stock option plan last financial year.

EC Lavasa’s wife, a former banker, gets tax notice

She is the wife of Election Commissioner Ashok Lavasa who, during the campaign for the Lok Sabha elections, had on five occasions opposed the clean chit given by the Election Commission to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and then BJP president Amit Shah


Election Commissioner Ashok Lavasa's wife under I-T dept scanner

The department is looking at the ITRs of Novel Singhal Lavasa to ascertain if her income has escaped assessment in the past or something has been concealed from tax authorities, they said.

EC: Disclosing Lavasa's dissent notes may 'endanger life or physical safety' of individual

The poll body's response was to Pune-based RTI activist Vihar Durve, who had demanded Lavasa's dissent notes pertaining to speeches given by Modi in Lok Sabha election rallies.

Silence difficult, but more desirable to see through poll process: CEC on Ashok Lavasa's public dissent

Sunil Arora also defended the clean chits given to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah on complaints related to model code violations, saying decisions were taken on merit and on "appreciation of facts".

Ashok Lavasa note pushes poll panel to rethink clean chit to NITI, PMO

The clean chit was given despite Lavasa’s request on file for further clarification from NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant on whether the government think tank had indeed sought information from the collectors of Gondia, Wardha and Latur, and if the information was used for the PM’s visit.


Sought prompt action after Supreme Court frowned on delays: Ashok Lavasa

The Indian Express had first reported that Lavasa had, on five occasions, opposed clean chits given to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah on charges of violating the MCC during their campaign for the Lok Sabha polls.

Full ECI to discuss on Tuesday after Ashok Lavasa opts out of meetings

Stating that his minority decisions “continue to be suppressed in a manner contrary to well-established conventions observed by multi-member statutory bodies”, Lavasa wrote on May 16, “In the present circumstances, I am left with no option but to keep away from such proceedings. Further, I may also take recourse to other requisite measures in respect of the above.” 

Lavasa opts out of EC meetings: Another independent institution captured by govt, says Cong

“Mr Ashok Lavasa, EC, complained that his ‘dissent’ was not being recorded and hence decided to stay away from meetings of the Commission. The CEC has replied that silence is eloquent...,” said Chidambaram.

CEC Sunil Arora says dissent not new as Ashok Lavasa recuses from EC meetings on poll violations

His statement was released in the wake of reports that Election Commissioner Ashok Lavasa has, since May 4, recused himself from EC meetings on violations of the Model Code of Conduct as his dissenting opinion in the three-member panel was not recorded.