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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.