Accusing the BJP of "using" Trinamool Congress general secretary Mukul Roy to "break" West Bengal's ruling party, state Congress chief Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury charged the CBI of going slow on the former railway minister who was quizzed in the Saradha scam.
Some attempts were allegedly made by a senior bureaucrat to stop the arrest of former Union Minister Mantang Sinh who was picked up by the CBI in connection with the multi-crore Saradha scam, agency sources claimed on Sunday.
A day after her close aide and party general secretary Mukul Roy was quizzed in connection with the Saradha scam, Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee on Saturday accused BJP of using CBI to pressurise her party's lawmakers to split TMC or face jail.
Taking CBI to task for "hurriedly" filing a closure report on a corruption case against some Delhi Jal Board officials, a city court on Thursday rejected it and directed the agency further probe the matter and explore whether the offenders could be chargesheeted.
The special CBI court here on Wednesday deferred the pronouncement of order on the bail applications of IPS officers P P Pandey and D G Vanzara arrested in the Ishrat Jahan fake encounter killing case.
The state home department on Wednesday issued a chargesheet against Satish Verma, the Gujarat cadre IPS officer who had assisted CBI in the investigation of Ishrat Jahan case, for remaining absent from duty when he was principal of Police Training College in Junagadh.
The special branch of CBI on Tuesday said Trinamool Congress all-India General Secretary and former Railway Minister Mukul Roy has assured the probe agency that he will appear before it on January 30 in connection with the Saradha scam.
CBI officers who probed cases like 2G, CWG scam and horse trading in Jharkhand Rajya Sabha elections are among the 28 from the agency awarded with prestigious President's Police Medal for Distinguished Service and Police Medal for Meritorious Service on Republic Day.
The Kerala High Court on Friday reserved its orders to Wednesday on a petition seeking a CBI probe into the controversial bar bribe scam in which allegations of corruption has been levelled against Finance Minister K M Mani.
Trinamool Congress General Secretary Mukul Roy, who was summoned by the CBI for questioning in connection with the Saradha scam, on Friday said he was not avoiding the investigating agency but following his own schedule.