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Saradha scam

SC rejects ex-Kolkata police commissioner Rajeev Kumar plea seeking extension of seven days protection from arrest

The Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday refused to set up special bench to hear former Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar's plea seeking an extension of the seven-day period granted by the court to Kumar to approach a court after his protection from arrest was vacated.

May 21, 2019, 11:59 AM IST

Ex-Kolkata police commissioner Rajeev Kumar moves SC seeking extension of seven days protection from arrest

In his petition before the SC, ex-Kolkata police commissioner Rajeev Kumar has cited strike of lawyers in West Bengal as the main reason for the extension.

May 20, 2019, 11:25 AM IST

Saradha scam: SC vacates order granting protection from arrest to ex-Kolkata police commissioner

"We have withdrawn the protection given to Rajeev Kumar vide order dated February 5," the court said while pronouncing the order. 

May 17, 2019, 11:40 AM IST

SC orders Kolkata top cop to appear before CBI; issues contempt notice to Bengal govt, Rajeev Kumar, DGP

The SC also issued a notice to the West Bengal government, Rajeev Kumar and Chief Secretary in contempt of court case. 

Feb 05, 2019, 11:42 AM IST

Saradha scam: CBI files charge sheet against Chidambaram's wife

CBI spokesperson Abhishek Dayal said that Nalini Chidambaram entered into a criminal conspiracy with the proprietor of Saradha group Sudipta Sen and some other accused persons in this case.

Jan 11, 2019, 17:42 PM IST

Saradha chit fund scam: ED issues fresh summons to Nalini Chidambaram

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Monday summoned senior advocate Nalini Chidambaram, wife of former Finance Minister and Congress leader P Chidambaram, to appear for questioning in the connection to the multi-crore Saradha chit fund scam.

Jun 18, 2018, 15:18 PM IST

Narada scam: CBI interrogates Trinamool leader Madan Mitra

The CBI on Wednesday interrogated Trinamool Congress leader and former West Bengal minister Madan Mitra in connection with the Narada tapes scam.

Sep 13, 2017, 19:12 PM IST

BJP rallies to demand immediate arrest of ''tainted'' Trinamool leaders

Demanding the immediate arrest of leaders of West Bengal`s ruling Trinamool Congress leaders allegedly involved in the Saradha and Narada scams, the BJP`s state unit took out a rally here on Wednesday afternoon.

Apr 12, 2017, 17:29 PM IST

LF rally in Kolkata on Narada, Saradha issues

Demanding arrest of ministers, elected representatives and leaders of West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress seen accepting money in the Narada sting footage, opposition Left Front brought out a huge rally in the heart of Kolkata on Wednesday.

Mar 29, 2017, 23:28 PM IST

Bring Mamata Banerjee under CBI probe into Narada, Saradha scams: CPI(M)

The CPI(M) on Monday demanded that West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee be brought under the purview of CBI investigations into Narada and Saradha scams.

Mar 20, 2017, 17:30 PM IST

Supreme Court grants bail to Saradha scam accused Manoranjana Sinh

The Supreme Court on Monday granted bail to Saradha chit fund scam accused Manoranjana Sinh.

Feb 06, 2017, 14:26 PM IST

Enforcement Directorate attaches properties of former Union Minister in Saradha scam

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Thursday said it has attached properties worth over Rs 60 crore here belonging to former union minister Matang Sinh in connection with the multi-crore rupee Saradha Group chit fund scam.

Feb 02, 2017, 23:07 PM IST

EXPLAINED: West Bengal's Rose Valley ponzi scam

With back-to-back arrests of two Trinamool Congress MPs in West Bengal - Tapas Pal and Sudip Bandyopadhyay, the eastern state has once again started to draw attention from the world for its connection with ponzi scams. 

Jan 04, 2017, 03:53 AM IST

Rose Valley chit fund scam: Trinamool Congress MP Sudeep Bandopadhyay at CBI office

Trinamool Congress MP Sudeep Bandopadhyay on Wednesday reached CBI office in connection with Rose Valley chit fund scam case.

Jan 03, 2017, 11:27 AM IST

Trinamool MP Kunal Ghosh's interim bail extended

The Calcutta High Court on Wednesday extended till December 23 the interim bail given to Rajya Sabha MP Kunal Ghosh, an accused in the multi-crore Saradha scam.

Nov 02, 2016, 14:34 PM IST

CBI to move High Court for cancellation of Mitra's bail

"The Sessions Judge has granted bail to Madan Mitra. After receiving the order we will move the High Court in the first available date to seek cancellation of the bail," a CBI official told PTI.

Sep 09, 2016, 21:56 PM IST

Saradha accused Madan Mitra gets bail

Mitra was behind bars since his arrest on December 12, 2014, except for a brief period in October 2015 when he was granted bail by a lower court. 

Sep 09, 2016, 17:53 PM IST

Saradha scam: ED summons P Chidambaram's wife Nalini

In a major development, Enforcement Directorate has issued summons to former finance minister P Chidambaram's wife Nalini Chidambaram in connection with Saradha scam.

Aug 24, 2016, 09:41 AM IST

Fraudulous chit funds back to haunt Bengal in agricultural schemes avatar

The consumer affairs department has started a campaign against these chit funds which are operating on a small scale in various parts of Bengal.

Jun 29, 2016, 11:25 AM IST

Chit fund scams: Rs 80,000 crore and counting

Chit fund companies have duped thousands of gullible depositors of at least Rs 80,000 crore, according to estimates of CBI which is probing such cases across the country

Apr 24, 2016, 22:21 PM IST