The Tamil language news channel Jaya TV in Chennai is being raided by an eight-member team of IT department. The raids started at 6 am on Thursday morning. The channel is owned by TTV faction of the AIADMK. According to the sources, the IT raids were conducted on the allegations of tax evasion. The Jaya TV is controlled by TTV Dhinakaran and Sasikala family. A faction headed by Chief Minister Edappadi Palaniswami is claiming that Jaya TV was started by former Chief Minister Jayalalithaa and it belongs to AIADMK. But, Dhinakaran and Sasikala faction are claiming it is a private enterprise.