DAILY FROM: AHMEDABAD, CHANDIGARH, DELHI, JAIPUR, KOLKATA, LUCKNOW, MUMBAI, NAGPUR, PUNE, VADODARA MAN ASSAULTS DISABLED MOTHER FOR YEARS, HELD PAGE 3 BUSINESS AS USUAL BY UNNY REG.NO. MCS/067/2018 - 20 RNI REGN. NO. 1543/57 JOURNALISM OF COURAGE WEDNESDAY, JUNE 15, 2022, MUMBAI, LATE CITY, 16 PAGES THE CITY ● `5.00, WWW.INDIANEXPRESS.COM SINCE 1932 JUSTICE ARIJIT PASAYAT PAID Rs 37.90 LAKH UNDER VIVAD SE VISHWAS I-T flagged ‘misreporting’ of Rs 1.06-cr, black money SIT judge opted for amnesty scheme I-TordersaysJusticeArijitPasayatdeclared3.66-crincome fromarbitration;whyrakeupsettledmatternow,asksjudge RITU SARIN & JAY MAZOOMDAAR NEW DELHI, JUNE 14 FORMER SUPREME Court judge, Justice Arijit Pasayat, Deputy Chairman of the two-member Special Investigation Team (SIT) on black money, is one of those EXPRESS EXCLUSIVE whoavailedof theGovernment’s amnesty scheme after Income Tax authorities flagged alleged misreporting of income by him, The Indian Express has learnt. Justice Pasayat was appointed to the SIT in May 2014 — marking the first Cabinet decision of the Narendra Modi government — which is chaired by retired Justice M B Shah. Eight years on, the SIT on black money has submitted several status reports to the CONTINUEDONPAGE2 WHAT THE I-T ORDER SAID ■ Justice Pasayat declared SIT salary: Rs 26.85 lakh ■ Income from arbitration, dispute resolution: Rs 3.66 crore ■ Expenses claimed without bills: Rs 2.01 crore ■ Expenses backed by bank/cash records: Rs 95.15 lakh ■ Addition to ‘returned’ income: Rs 1.06 crore ■ Disputed tax for VSV settlement: Rs 38.28 lakh Govt’s big employment push Major shift in soldier recruitment: 4-year stint under Agnipath PM: India has held open, healthy discussions on difficult social topics, need to strengthen this EXPRESS NEWS SERVICE MUMBAI, PUNE, JUNE 14 ` 123 per kilo ` 151 per kilo ` 188 per kilo ` 70 per Dozen AMID GROWING unrest across the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that while open and healthy discussions on most difficult social topicshasbeenapracticeinIndia, it needs to be strengthened. Speaking at the Dwishatabdi Matohsav(200thanniversary)of Mumbai Samachar, a Gujarati daily, at Bandra-Kurla Complex in Mumbai, the PM, while lauding the role played by the media during the Covid-19 pandemic, saidthatwhilethemediahasthe right to criticise and point out shortcomings of the government, it has an equal responsi- bility to report positive news. "For thousands of years, we have conducted healthy debate, healthy criticism and right reasoning as a part of the social system. We have open and healthy CONTINUEDONPAGE2 RELATED REPORT PAGE 5 KRISHN KAUSHIK NEW DELHI, JUNE 14 UNVEILING AGNIPATH, a “major defence policy reform” for recruitment of soldiers, sailors and airmen into the Indian Army, Indian Navy and Indian Air Force, the government Tuesday announced that personnel recruited under the scheme on short-term contractual basis will be called Agniveers. Thescheme,thegovernment CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 E E X P L A I NE D Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray and former chief minister Devendra Fadnavis at an event in Mumbai on Tuesday. Amit Chakravarty 25% Agniveers to be absorbed at end of service; hiring across caste, region Will cut salary and ● pension bill THE SCHEME will help cut the rising salary and pension bill of the armed forces. This has been a major worry for governments over the years. MORE REPORTS PAGES 9, 12 10 lakh Govt jobs in mission mode, in 18 months: PMO HARIKISHAN SHARMA NEW DELHI, JUNE 14 WITH THE youth unemployment rate in cities hovering above 20 per cent, the government Tuesday announced it would recruit 10 lakh people in “mission mode” over the next one-and-a-half years. In a statement, the Prime Minister’s Office said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi “reviewed the status of Human Resources in all departments and ministries.” “He also instructed that recruitment of 10 lakh people be donebytheGovernmentinmission mode in next 1.5 years,” the PMO said. Taking to Twitter, Union Home Minister Amit Shah said, "The basis of New India is its youth power, to empower them Shri Modi is working continuously. Shri Modi's directive to make 10 lakh recruitment in mission modeinall government departments and ministries in 1.5 years will bring new hope and confidence among the youth." Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharamansaid,“Afterreviewing various GoI departments and ministries, @PMOIndia directs to recruit 10 lakh young people within the next 1.5 years. Giving opportunitiestotheyounginpublic administration is welcome.” Agriculture Minister NarendraSinghTomardescribed the announcement as a “historic decision” and said it is in the “interest of the youth.” He said that in compliance with the instructions of the PM, directions have been given to fill up all vacant posts under the Ministry of CONTINUEDONPAGE2
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