Saradha scam: No ground on which CBI can arrest me, says Madan Mitra
Saradha scam: No ground on which CBI can arrest me, says Madan Mitra

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.

Saradha scam: Madan Mitra discharged from hospital

West Bengal Transport Minister Madan Mitra, who was admitted to state-run SSKM hospital last week after he complained of breathlessness, was discharged on Wednesday.

Saradha scam: WB minister Madan Mitra taken to SSKM hospital for medical test

West Bengal Transport Minister Madan Mitra, whose name has surfaced for his alleged involvement in the multi-crore Saradha scam, was taken for medical tests on Monday.

I will face CBI within few days: Madan Mitra

Facing flak from the opposition for trying to evade questioning by the CBI in the multi-crore Saradha ponzi scam, state Transport Minister Madan Mitra on Sunday said he will face CBI questioning within the next few days.

Saradha scam: Madan Mitra is very exhausted, says SSKM director

The director of the state-run SSKM hospital, where West Bengal Transport Minister Madan Mitra, who was served with a CBI summons for interrogation in the Saradha case was admitted, said on Saturday that he cannot say if Mitra could withstand the rigour of questioning.​

Saradha scam: Bengal minister, MP grilled by CBI

West Bengal Textile Minister Shyamapada Mukherjee, Trinamool Congress MP Srinjoy Bose and Congress leader Somen Mitra Friday appeared before the CBI in connection with the multi-crore rupee Saradha scam.

Summoned in Saradha scam, WB minister Madan Mitra checks into hospital

West Bengal Transport Minister Madan Mitra, whom the CBI has summoned in connection with the Saradha chit fund scam case, has got himself admitted to a hospital.

Saradha scam: CBI summons West Bengal minister

 With the CBI summoning West Bengal Transport Minister Madan Mitra and Trinamool Congress MP Srinjoy Bose, the opposition BJP and the Congress Wednesday said more names from the ruling party would be interrogated in the multi-crore-rupee Saradha scam.

Saradha scam: CBI summon doesn't prove Madan Mitra guilty, says Mukherjee

Claiming that efforts are being made to malign Trinamool Congress in the Saradha scam, senior party leader Subrata Mukherjee on Wednesday defended his colleague Madan Mitra, who has been summoned by CBI, saying it does not prove anyone guilty.

Chit-fund scam: Not done anything wrong, says West Bengal minister Madan Mitra

After days of lying low since allegation surfaced about his association with the tainted Saradha group, West Bengal transport minister Madan Mitra on Tuesday came out in self-defence, claiming he had not done anything wrong.

West Bengal: Transport strike fails to make much impact
West Bengal: Transport strike fails to make much impact

The transport strike across West Bengal called by six trade unions including CITU and INTUC on Friday failed to make much impact as majority of the buses and other vehicles operated as usual while taxis remained off the roads for the second consecutive day.

Unions call 'total' transport strike in West Bengal on Friday

With over 30,000 taxis remaining off the roads on the first day of an indefinite strike called by unions, commuters in the city are bracing for another round of hardship on Friday with the trade unions calling a "total" transport strike across the state.

Saradha scam: Kunal Ghosh drags Transport Minister Madan Mitra's name

Suspended Trinamool Congress MP Kunal Ghosh Thursday dragged the names of West Bengal Transport Minister Madan Mitra as well as party Rajya Sabha MP Srinjoy Bose and his father in the Saradha case in a city court amidst loud protests by a section of lawyers.

Kolkata taxi drivers call off strike

After holding the people to ransom for two days, a strike call by the taxi drivers in the city was on Wednesday called off following a meeting with West Bengal Transport Minister Madan Mitra.

Private bus, minibus strike in West Bengal called off

The three-day strike by private bus and minibus operators in West Bengal, which was to begin from June 25 demanding a fare hike, has been called off after a meeting between state transport minister Madan Mitra and the leaders of the owners` association.

West Bengal Football Academy inaugurated

West Bengal Sports minister Madan Mitra today inaugurated the West Bengal State Football Academy, the first of its kind facility set up by a state government in India.

Will step down if it is proved I helped Saradha chief: WB Minister

West Bengal minister and TMC leader Madan Mitra on Monday said that the opposition parties were spreading canards against him during the Lok Sabha elections.

Bengal minister wants Sourav Ganguly to head BCCI

West Bengal Sports Minister Madan Mitra Thursday batted for former India captain Sourav Ganguly to take over as the country`s cricket board chief, hours after the Supreme Court proposed cricket legend Sunil Gavaskar as its interim president replacing incumbent N. Srinivasan.

WB Sport minister moots Sourav Ganguly as BCCI prez

Former India captain Sourav Ganguly would be the `best person` to take over BCCI president following the Supreme Court`s observation on Mudgal Committee report on IPL spot-fixing scandal, West Bengal Sports minister Madan Mitra said today.

Taxis to wear "no refusal" on bodies in WB

West Bengal Transport Minister Madan Mitra on Friday said that the words `no refusal` would have to be inscribed on the bodies of all meter taxis in the metropolis, where refusal of passengers for various reasons by drivers is a common problem.