CBI functions like a political organisation: Trinamool

Amid questions raised over a reported tie-up between the IRCTC - a public sector enterprise under the railway ministry - and the Saradha Group in 2010, the Trinamool Congress Tuesday lashed out at the CBI, which is probing the chit fund muddle, and alleged that the probe agency functioned as a "political organisation".

CBI being used as political weapon by central government: TMC

Peeved by allegations that Saradha Group was favoured in getting a contract from IRCTC, a railway catering and tourism wing, Trinamool Congress on Tuesday claimed that CBI, which is probing the multi-crore chit fund scam, is being used as a political weapon by the Centre.

CBI probe reveals link between Saradha scam, Mamata Banerjee?
CBI probe reveals link between Saradha scam, Mamata Banerjee?

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's name has now got dragged into the multi-crore Saradha chit fund scam.

Tapas Pal case: Calcutta HC extends stay

A referee judge of the Calcutta High Court on Tuesday extended a stay on execution of an order of filing FIR against Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Pal for his alleged insensitive comments against women.

Anxious Trinamool scurrying to CPI-M to woo back minorities: BJP

With West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee indicating her Trinamool Congress was not averse to the idea of a tie-up with the CPI-M, the BJP Saturday claimed the swaying of minority voters towards it has led to the ruling party scurrying to its traditional foes for survival.

No question of alliance with Mamata Banerjee: Left
No question of alliance with Mamata Banerjee: Left

The Left parties, including major partner CPI(M), on Saturday ruled out the possibility of joining hands with Trinamool Congress to counter BJP, a day after West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said that no one was "untouchable" in politics including the communists.

Can consider tie-up from CPI-M if it so proposes: Mamata Banerjee
Can consider tie-up from CPI-M if it so proposes: Mamata Banerjee

Averring that no one is "untouchable", West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday said her Trinamool Congress would consider and discuss the matter if a proposal for a tie-up came from her long-time foe CPM.

Bengal rape incidents gone down by 12 per cent: Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday said she was strictly against rape or any other atrocities against women and stated that incidents of rape has reduced by 12 per cent in the state.

Trinamool Congress does not need chit fund money: Mamata

With the CBI and the Enforcement Directorate closing in on the Saradha money trail, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today said her party does not need chit fund money to run its affairs and warned those engaged in "political maligning" to shield the "real culprits"

BJP trying to disturb peace in Junglemahal: Mukul Roy

 Trinamool Congress general secretary Mukul Roy today accused the West Bengal unit of BJP for trying to disturb peace in the state, specially in the Junglemahal area.

Desertion in Congress due to Lok Sabha poll results: Adhir

In the wake of party MLAs, leaders and workers regularly deserting the party, state Congress president Adhir Chowdhury on Tuesday said the trend is due to the party's performance in the Lok Sabha Elections.

ED grills Trinamool Congress MP in Saradha scam case

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Monday questioned Trinamool Congress MP Ahmed Hassan Imran in connection with its money laundering probe in the multi-crore Saradha chit fund scam case.

Mitra slams Jaitley for questioning Mamata`s Singapore trip

Slamming Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley for questioning West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee`s official visit to Singapore, state finance minister Amit Mitra on Sunday said that the former was doing "politics" and criticised him for making comments without knowing the developmental process in the state.

BJP demands white paper on Mamata`s Singapore trip

The BJP on Saturday demanded that the West Bengal government should publish a white paper about Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee`s trip to Singapore to attract investments.

TMC thwarting CBI probe into Saradha scam: Left Front

Alleging that West Bengal`s ruling Trinamool Congress was in regular touch with the union home ministry, the Left Front wondered if the CBI, probing the Saradha scam, will be able to reveal the truth behind the scandal.

Saradha scam: CBI calls former IPS officer for questioning

Probing the multi-crore rupee Saradha scam, the CBI has now summoned former IPS officer Rajat Majumdar for questioning. He will be appearing before the agency Saturday, an official said.

Congress leader`s son joins Trinamool

Youth Congress leader Shaumik Hossain and son of former Congress MP Mannan Hossain joined the Trinamool Congress along with several others.

TMC MP Tapas Pal admitted to hospital following a brain stroke: Reports

Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Pal was on Tuesday night admitted in a super speciality hospital here after suffering a brain stroke, reports said.

Woman allegedly gang-raped found hanging in West Bengal

The body of a woman who was allegedly gang-raped and murdered was found hanging inside her house on Monday in West Bengal`s East Midnapore district, police said.

Mamata Banerjee in Singapore to attract investments to West Bengal

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is paying a five-day official visit to Singapore from Monday.