Saradha scam

Calcutta HC grants anticipatory bail to former top cop Rajeev Kumar in Saradha scam case

In a major relief for former Kolkata police commissioner Rajeev Kukar, the Calcutta High Court on Tuesday granted him anticipatory bail in the Saradha ponzi scam case.

Oct 01, 2019, 12:32 PM IST

Ex-Kolkata top cop Rajeev Kumar files fresh anticipatory bail, seeks more time to appear before CBI

Kumar, who is believed to a close aide of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, is accused of tampering with evidence in the case.

Sep 23, 2019, 18:19 PM IST

CBI team reaches former Kolkata top cop Rajeev Kumar's residence, speaks to wife about his whereabouts

The two-member team reached Kumar's Kolkata residence at 34, Park Street. According to sources, the team spoke to his wife Sanchita Kumar and asked about his whereabouts. It was not known what the team learnt from Kumar's wife. The team left later.

Sep 20, 2019, 17:17 PM IST

CBI traces former Kolkata top cop Rajeev Kumar's location, directs him to appear before it on Friday

The agency has also issued fresh summons against Kumar directing him to appear before it for questioning in connection with the multi-crore Saradha chit fund scam at 11 am on Friday. Kumar has not appeared before the CBI in any of its summons and if he fails to present himself at 11 am, the CBI may arrest him. 

Sep 19, 2019, 23:31 PM IST

Mamata Banerjee meets PM Narendra Modi, urges him to write off West Bengal's debt

Banerjee flew to Delhi on Tuesday, which was also PM Modi`s birthday.

Sep 18, 2019, 17:05 PM IST

Saradha scam: Former Kolkata top cop Rajeev Kumar to file anticipatory bail plea on Wednesday

Former Kolkata police commissioner Rajeev Kumar has been summoned by the Central Bureau of Investigation in connection with the multi-crore Saradha chit fund scam but he has failed to appear before the CBI despite two summons.

Sep 18, 2019, 11:36 AM IST

Saradha Chit Fund scam: CBI summons ex-top cop Rajeev Kumar for questioning at 2 pm today

It is to be noted that Kumar failed to appear for questioning before the agency despite being summoned after the Calcutta High Court passed an order withdrawing the protection from arrest granted to him in the case.

Sep 16, 2019, 13:10 PM IST

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