The BJP has approach the Calcutta High Court after Kolkata Municipal Corporation and West Bengal fire service department denied permission to party chief Amit Shah to hold a rally on Sunday near Victoria House citing “deficiency” in the party’s application in this regard.
Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu is likely to visit Kolkata on December 6 during which he may meet West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, whose Trinamool Congress is mounting attack on the government on the issue of black money.
In the biggest such criminal action against Ponzi schemes, Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Thursday attached 2,631 bank accounts of the Rose Valley group containing Rs 295 crore under the stringent provisions of the anti-money laundering law.
Soon after his discharge from hospital, West Bengal Transport Minister Madan Mitra on Wednesday said there was no ground on which the CBI could arrest him or "cause harassment" since he had not taken a "single paisa" from the Saradha Group.
The Calcutta High Court on Tuesday directed the BJP to apply for its party president Amit Shah's November 30 rally before the Fire Services Department and Kolkata Municipal Corporation before seeking the nod of the Kolkata Police.
As names of several Trinamool Congress leaders are cropping up in the ongoing CBI probe into the Saradha chitfund scam, CPI(M) Politburo member and Left Front chairman Biman Bose on Monday said the TMC supremo and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was getting scared.
Hitting back at BJP over targeting Mamata Banerjee on Burdwan blast, Trinamool Congress on Sunday alleged that a "devious master gameplan" plotted at the RSS headquarters is being executed by the ruling party at the Centre even as it dubbed NSA Ajit Doval as a "known RSS sympathiser".
Demanding that the bank account of Trinamool Congress be sealed following the arrest of two party MPs in Saradha scam, BJP on Sunday said TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee's "intolerance" and "arrogance" would be the reason for the party's "downfall" in the next Assembly polls.
Lashing out at the West Bengal's Trinamool regime for turning the state into a 'terror hub' by pursuing appeasement politics, BJP MP Yogi Adityanath on Sunday said the state government was playing with national security for the sake of vote bank politics.
Looking to provide prompt help to distressed children across the country, the government has decided to open three new child helpline centres in Kolkata, Gurgaon and Chennai which will cover 500 cities and towns.
Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee on Saturday said her party would oppose any attempt to pass the Bill in Parliament to raise FDI cap in insurance sector to 49 per cent and will be vocal against the BJP-led government over communal violence.
The opposition Left Front, BJP and Congress on Friday hailed the arrest of Trinamool Congress MP and editor of a Bengali daily Srinjoy Bose in the Saradha scam and said that West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee should give a statement on this matter.