West Bengal Governor KN Tripathi on Saturday said that he was not "initially" informed about the arrest of the state's sports and transport minister Madan Mitra by the CBI in its ongoing probe into the Saradha scam.
On a day when West Bengal Transport Minister Madan Mitra was sent to judicial custody in the Saradha scam, five of his ministerial colleagues met Governor KN Tripathi complaining against the CBI investigation that was "aimed only at the ruling party".
West Bengal Governor KN Tripathi Thursday asked people not to draw any inferences from the CBI summoning political leaders in the state for questioning and called for allowing the central probe agencies to function independently.
With the central intelligence agencies issuing a warning that Kolkata and its port areas might face a terror attack, West Bengal Governor K N Tripathi on Wednesday emphasised the need for a coordinated effort of all agencies to counter it.
West Bengal Governor KN Tripathi on Sunday said questions are being raised over the validity of the "so-called" referendum by students of Jadavpur University on whether its Vice-Chancellor Abhijit Chakrabarti should resign.
Condemning the ruling Trinamool Congress for "deteriorating law and order" situation in West Bengal, the Left Front Legislature Party today urged Governor K N Tripathi to take appropriate measures for restoring peace and tranquility in the state.
The BJP and the CPI(M) will meet West Bengal Governor KN Tripathi on Friday to express their resentment over the state administration's refusal to allow them to visit violence-hit Makra village in Birbhum district.
West Bengal Governor KN Tripathi on Thursday credited Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for her initiatives in attracting industries to the state and said the government has to create an atmosphere to promote industrial and commercial growth.