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Lok Sabha polls: Saradha scam emerges as major issue in West Bengal polls

Lok Sabha polls: Saradha scam emerges as major issue in West Bengal polls

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 10:10

The multi-crore Saradha ponzi scam has emerged as a major poll plank in the Lok Sabha elections in West Bengal with major political parties like the Congress, BJP and CPI(M) training their guns against the ruling Trinamool Congress.

Election Commission`s music video for better turnout in north Kolkata

Election Commission`s music video for better turnout in north Kolkata

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 00:23

In a bid to increase voter turnout in north Kolkata, the Election Commission Monday launched a music video as part of its Systematic Voter Education and Electoral Participation activities.

Will step down if it is proved I helped Saradha chief: WB Minister

Will step down if it is proved I helped Saradha chief: WB Minister

Last Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014, 23:45

West Bengal minister and TMC leader Madan Mitra on Monday said that the opposition parties were spreading canards against him during the Lok Sabha elections.

Two killed in explosion ahead of polls in Birbhum district

Two killed in explosion ahead of polls in Birbhum district

Last Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014, 23:30

Two persons were killed when a bomb they were making exploded at Kusumberia village in Birbhum district on Monday.

12 convicted in murder of doctor

12 convicted in murder of doctor

Last Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014, 23:07

Twelve persons, including a doctor and an expelled CPI-M leader, were convicted by a local court here today for the murder of a doctor of a government hospital, Dr Sushil Pal ten years ago for refusing to terminate a pregnancy.

No post-poll alliance with Trinamool Congress: BJP

No post-poll alliance with Trinamool Congress: BJP

Last Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014, 21:44

There is no possibility of any post-poll alliance between BJP and Trinamool Congress, BJP leader Siddharth Nath Singh on Monday said.

 All affected by ponzi schemes can apply to Sen Commission

All affected by ponzi schemes can apply to Sen Commission

Last Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014, 21:03

The Calcutta High Court today directed that the Justice (retd) Shyamal Sen Commission, formed to enquire into the Saradha Group and other similar companies, should entertain applications by people affected by other ponzi schemes.

Saradha scam : ED probe unearths `benami` land, liquor bar worth Rs 60 crore

Saradha scam : ED probe unearths `benami` land, liquor bar worth Rs 60 crore

Last Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014, 20:56

In fresh revelations in the multi-crore Saradha scam case, the Enforcement Directorate has unearthed that `benami` land and a liquor bar, worth over Rs 60 crore, at prime locations of Kolkata were purchased by laundering investors` funds.

ED summons Trinamool Congress candidate Arpita Ghosh

Last Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014, 00:47

Enforcement Directorate has summoned Arpita Ghosh, thespian and Trinamool Congress candidate from Balurghat, in connection with the investigation of the Saradha chitfund scam.

Victims of rights violations unite for fair polls in Bengal

Last Updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014, 21:58

Deploring Mamata Banerjee govt`s "attack on democracy" in West Bengal, several victims of human rights violations urged EC to create a conducive environment for fair Lok Sabha polls in state.