Targetting West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, BJP today alleged that she has benefited the most from the multi-crore Saradha Chit Fund scam, in which thousands of investors were allegedly duped.
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday said neither she nor her party needed money from the Saradha group and accused the opposition and a section of the media of launching a vilification campaign against her.
In a tit for tat move against TMC women's wing's rally against CBI probe into the Saradha scam, women's organisations affiliated to Left parties today took out a well-attended rally in support of the probe.
CPI(M) on Friday accused Trinamool Congress of making "brazen" attempts to protect those guilty in the multi-crore Saradha scam and hampering the probe, saying involvement of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was now coming to the fore.
Demanding resignation of Mamata Banerjee as Chief Minister of West bengal in view of the CBI's questioning of her party MPs in the Saradha scam, the BJP today said that it would submit a memorandum to the state Governor asking her to step down on moral ground.
Accusing West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee of efforts to promote newspapers of the Saradha group, retired Supreme Court judge AK Ganguly on Wednesday said no other government anywhere in the country had tried to "dictate" to the people which dailies they should read.
State Congress president Adhir Chowdhury on Wednesday questioned the silence of Trianmool Congress leadership on the arrest of Rajat Majumdar in the Saradha Ponzi scam and said days are not far when several top TMC leaders will be arrested by CBI in the case.
The CBI Tuesday arrested a leader of West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress and former director general of the state armed police Rajat Majumdar in connection with the multi-crore-rupee Saradha chit fund scam.
Continuing its probe into the multi-crore-rupee Saradha scam, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) Tuesday again grilled Trinamool Congress Rajya Sabha member Ahmed Hassan Imran over his alleged financial transactions with the group.
Completing its over a-year-long probe into Saradha scam, the Serious Fraud Investigation Office (SFIO) has submitted its final investigation report to the government, which may soon start prosecution proceedings for numerous serious violations found during investigations.
Facing opposition flak over alleged involvement of a section of party leaders in the Saradha scam, Trinamool Congress MP and nephew of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today said she will support an unbiased investigation.
Hitting out at West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for "patronising corruption", BJP Vice President Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Monday said the Saradha scam would prove to be the Waterloo for Trinamool Congress in days to come.
Kolkata businessman Asif Khan, a former convenor of the Trinamool Congress' Uttar Pradesh unit, and Badal Bhattacharya, a close aide of Congress leader Somen Mitra, Monday appeared before the CBI for questioning in the multi-crore rupee Saradha scam.
Accusing West Bengal`s ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) of involvement in the Saradha scam, BJP president Amit Shah Sunday asserted that the central government was not afraid of anybody in bringing the guilty to the book.
Suspicious about the role of BJP behind the CBI probe into the Saradha Ponzi scam, the Trinamool Congress on Sunday said they are keeping a close watch on every move of the agency to ascertain if the ruling party at the Centre had any influence in it.