A demand for a CBI inquiry into the chit fund scam in West Bengal and adjoining states was made in the Rajya Sabha today amid protest by Trinamool Congress members that the matter, which is subjudice, cannot be taken up in the House.
Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday ordered the closure within 24 hours of two fund-raising companies which had two or three sister concerns.
The new bill to be moved by the Mamata Banerjee government following the chit fund scam by the Saradha Group has kicked off a row.
Sudipta Sen, Saradha group chairman accused of duping lakhs of investors, is cooperating with investigators, his lawyer claimed on Sunday.
Debjani Mukherjee, one of the directors of Saradha Group has been "framed" and was "innocent", her cousin sister Arpita claimed on Wednesday.
Day in Pics: 5th March
Showbiz World - March 5 2015
Sofia Hayat celebrates Holi