Bitter rivals PM Modi and Mamata meet, exchange pleasantries

A banquet hosted by President Pranab Mukherjee for a visiting foreign dignitary on Friday night provided the platform for Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his report his bitter political foe West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee to meet and exchange pleasantries.

Saradha scam: TMC leader Madan Mitra remanded to judicial custody till January 2
Saradha scam: TMC leader Madan Mitra remanded to judicial custody till January 2

Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's close aide and state's Transport Minister Madan Mitra, who was recently arrested by the CBI in multi-crore Saradha chitfund scam, was produced before the Alipore court on Friday.

Rudy takes on Mamata, says BJP was attacked similarly before LS polls

New Delhi: Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Rajiv Pratap Rudy on Thursday hit back at West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for alleging a political vendetta against her Trinamool Congress (TMC) by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over the Saradha chit-fund scam.

Saradha scam: Madan Mitra alleges political conspiracy behind arrest

West Bengal Transport Minister Madan Mitra, who was arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) yesterday in connection with the Saradha chit-fund scam, alleged on Saturday that he was the victim of a political conspiracy.

Saradha scam: TMC leader Madan Mitra sent to CBI custody, says his arrest order came from Delhi
Saradha scam: TMC leader Madan Mitra sent to CBI custody, says his arrest order came from Delhi

Trinamool Congress minister Madan Mitra was produced in court on Saturday, a day after the CBI arrested him in the multi-crore Saradha scam.​

Saradha scam: Mamata terms Madan Mitra's arrest 'political vendetta', challenges PM Modi to arrest her
Saradha scam: Mamata terms Madan Mitra's arrest 'political vendetta', challenges PM Modi to arrest her

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday came out in support of state transport minister Madan Mitra who was arrest by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in connection with the multi-crore Saradha scam, calling the arrest as absolutely unconstitutional, undemocratic and Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) political vendetta.

Multi-crore Saradha scam: Madan Mitra, key Mamata aide, arrested by CBI
Multi-crore Saradha scam: Madan Mitra, key Mamata aide, arrested by CBI

Kolkata: In a major development, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday arrested West Bengal State Transport Minister and Trinamool Congress leader Madan Mitra after questioning him for his alleged role in the multi-crore rupee Saradha chit fund scam case.

LF members to meet PM; demand Mamata be questioned on Saradha ponzi scam

 Demanding that CBI interrogate West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in the Saradha Chit Fund probe, the West Bengal Left Front has sought an appointment with Prime Minister Narendra Modi to apprise him of the situation and discuss possible alternatives to help the duped investors.

LF delegation wants to meet Modi on Saradha probe

Demanding arrest of all those responsible in the Saradha chit-fund scam and returning money to duped investors, West Bengal opposition leader Surjya Kanta Mishra on Tuesday said he has sought an appointment with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Mamata Banerjee creating hurdles in NIA probe into Burdwan blast: Amit Shah
Mamata Banerjee creating hurdles in NIA probe into Burdwan blast: Amit Shah

 Asserting that countdown has begun for the end of the "corrupt" TMC regime in West Bengal, BJP president Amit Shah on Sunday accused Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee of creating hurdles for a proper NIA probe into the Burdwan blast to shield her party leaders allegedly involved in the incident.

Srinjoy Bose in judicial custody in Saradha scam

A city court on Saturday remanded Trinamool Congress Rajya Sabha MP Srinjoy Bose to judicial custody on a prayer by CBI, which had arrested him for alleged complicity in the multicrore Saradha chitfund scam.

Saradha scam: Police custody of Trinamool MP Srinjoy Bose ends today

The police custody of Trinamool Congress MP Srinjoy Bose will end on Wednesday, four days after he was arrested by CBI in connection with Saradha scam.

Saradha scam: ED summons painter Subhaprasanna

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has summoned noted painter Subhaprasanna in connection with the multi-crore Saradha chitfund scam, as per news reports on Tuesday.

CBI registers fresh cases in Saradha chit fund scam

CBI on Friday registered five new cases against as many non-Saradha companies based in West Bengal in connection with its probe into the multi-crore chit fund scam in which thousands of gullible investors allegedly lost their deposits.

Saradha scam: CBI grills Congress MP Abu Hasem Khan Chowdhury

Senior Congress leader and former union minister Abu Hasem Khan Chowdhury on Monday appeared before the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) after being summoned in connection with the multi-crore-rupee Saradha scam.

Saradha chitfund scam: CBI questions P Chidambaram's wife

The CBI officials quizzed Nalini Chidambaram, wife of former union minister P Chidambaram in connection with the multi-crore Saradha chitfund scam, as per reports on Sunday.

CBI gives July 31 deadline to give documents in Saradha scam

CBI has given a deadline of July 31 to the police of West Bengal and Odisha to submit all the documents related to Saradha chit fund scam in which a Trinamool Congress member of parliament is also an accused.

Kolkata-based businessman arrested in Saradha scam

The owner of an automobile company was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate here on Tuesday in connection with the alleged Saradha chitfund scam.

CBI custody of Sudipta Sen, two others extended by 3 days

The CBI custody of the main accused in the Saradha chitfund scam, Sudipta Sen, suspended Trinamool Congress MP Kunal Ghosh and another person was on Monday extended by a city court by three days.

CBI constitutes SIT to probe multi-crore Saradha chit fund scam

Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday constituted a Special Investigation Team (SIT) under a joint director to probe the multi-crore Saradha chit fund scam in which investors in West Bengal, Odisha and Assam were duped of Rs 10,000 crore.