Dubbing the BJD government in Odisha as a failure on all fronts in 2014 when a series of scams rocked the state, Congress leader Niranjan Patnaik on Monday claimed the ongoing CBI probe into the chitfund scandal appeared to have slowed down during last one month.
A delegation of Left Front leaders from West Bengal on Monday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi demanding coordinated investigation by various Central probe agencies into the Saradha chit fund scam and other such ponzi schemes.
Those committing offences under the Assam Protection of Interests of Depositors (in Financial Establishments) (Amendment) Bill, 2014, will not be able to get anticipatory bail, once the state Assembly passes it.
The Special Crime Branch of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), which started probing the Saradha multi-crore rupees ponzi scheme scam four months ago, would file the first chargesheet by October end.
Assam Health and Education Minister Himanta Biswa Sarmah filed a criminal defamation case against ponzi scheme Saradha Group and its chairman Sudipta Sen on Saturday for allegations against him in a purported letter to CBI.