Notwithstanding opposition's allegation of terror and violence, ruling Trinamool Congress today said that election to 144 wards of Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) on Saturday was peaceful, free and fair.
The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a plea seeking a court-monitored CBI probe into multi-crore rupee chit-fund scam matters cases in Odisha and gave time to agency to come out with suggestions to ensure effective investigation of huge number of such cases in West Bengal.
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), probing the multi-crore Saradha chit fund scam, on Monday sent a notice to the ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) seeking income and expense details from the party during 2010-14, which includes donations, advertisements, sale of party mouthpiece 'Jaago Bangla' and “sale of paintings”.
The ED, probing the money trail in the multi-crore-rupee Saradha scam, grilled painter Shuvaprasanna Bhattacharya on Monday concerning a business deal he made with Saradha Group chief and now jailed scam kingpin Sudipta Sen.
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has issued fresh summons to actor-cum-Trinamool Congress MP Mithun Chakraborty for allegedly failing to submit documents to the agency in connection with the multi-crore Saradha chitfund scam.
Upping their ante against the land bill, MPs of several opposition parties are planning to take out a march to Rashtrapati Bhavan next Tuesday to register their protest against the amendments proposed to be carried out in the Act of 2013.
Trinamool Congress on Tuesday did not rule out issuing a show-cause notice to estranged Trinamool Congress leader Mukul Roy for embarassing the party and the government with his critical comments, with a top TMC leader saying the matter was being dealt with 'seriously'.
Questioning West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's delay in meeting the Prime Minister, state BJP on Monday said her claim that Narendra Modi has praised the state government was her "own version".
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will seek an interest waiver for her state on the repayment of huge debt during a meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi here tomorrow. She arrived in the capital city on Sunday evening.
The CBI on Wednesday raided the Kolkata residence of Trinamool Congress actor-MP Tapas Paul and 42 other locations of the Rose Valley Group across India in connection with a multi-crore-rupee chit fund scam.
Criticising Narendra Modi for putting the blame for West Bengal's "backward slide" in last 34 years on CPI-M, Left Front's chairman Biman Bose on Wednesday said the Prime Minister was misinformed and should check the facts before speaking.
Congress in West Bengal on Sunday said its doors were open for any leader or worker in the Trinamool Congress, as speculation mounted over the future course of action of Mukul Roy, who was considered TMC's second in-command before falling out with Mamata Banerjee.