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Saradha chit fund scam: Alipore court rejects former Kolkata police chief Rajeev Kumar's anticipatory bail plea

Saradha chit fund scam: Alipore court rejects former Kolkata police chief Rajeev Kumar's anticipatory bail plea

In a big setback for former Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar, the Alipore Court on Saturday rejected his anticipatory bail plea.

Sep 21, 2019, 21:27 PM IST
Saradha chit fund scam: CBI visits CID headquarters to enquire about ex-Kolkata police chief Rajeev Kumar

Saradha chit fund scam: CBI visits CID headquarters to enquire about ex-Kolkata police chief Rajeev Kumar

CBI had earlier issued summons asking Rajeev Kumar to appear before it for questioning in connection with the multi-crore Saradha chit fund scam. 

Sep 21, 2019, 17:10 PM IST
NRC won't come to Bengal, no one will be pushed out of the state: Mamata Banerjee

NRC won't come to Bengal, no one will be pushed out of the state: Mamata Banerjee

The firebrand Trinamool Congress supremo also accused the BJP of using NRC as a ''political tool.''

Sep 20, 2019, 20:15 PM IST
Mamata Banerjee, West Bengal Police took no action despite violence inside Jadavpur University: Babul Supriyo

Mamata Banerjee, West Bengal Police took no action despite violence inside Jadavpur University: Babul Supriyo

Supriyo also claimed that the Jadavpur Vice-chancellor refused to call the police inside the campus, saying he didn't have the right to do so. 

Sep 20, 2019, 20:11 PM IST
Babul Supriyo posts video of Jadavpur University assault, challenges Mamata govt to arrest his attackers

Babul Supriyo posts video of Jadavpur University assault, challenges Mamata govt to arrest his attackers

In a series of tweets, Supriyo maintained that no one should be allowed to "malign and tarnish" the name of the institution.

Sep 20, 2019, 17:35 PM IST
West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar slams Trinamool Congress for calling his Jadavpur University visit 'shocking'

West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar slams Trinamool Congress for calling his Jadavpur University visit 'shocking'

TMC yesterday expressed its shock over Governor Dhankhar's visit to JV to bring Union Minister Babul Supriyo who was allegedly heckled by a section of students.

Sep 20, 2019, 14:19 PM IST
Haldia Petrochemical's fire: 13 injured, 6 critical; CM monitoring situation

Haldia Petrochemical's fire: 13 injured, 6 critical; CM monitoring situation

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is monitoring the situation 

Sep 20, 2019, 12:42 PM IST
CBI issues fresh summons against ex-Kolkata top cop Rajeev Kumar for questioning in Saradha scam

CBI issues fresh summons against ex-Kolkata top cop Rajeev Kumar for questioning in Saradha scam

Rajeev Kumar is accused of tampering with evidence in the case. 

Sep 19, 2019, 17:39 PM IST
Union Minister Babul Supriyo heckled at Jadavpur University, rescued by West Bengal Governor

Union Minister Babul Supriyo heckled at Jadavpur University, rescued by West Bengal Governor

The Union Minister was manhandled and heckled by a group of students of Jadavpur University during his visit to the campus to attend an event organised by ABVP in Kolkata on Thursday. He was rescued

Sep 19, 2019, 17:33 PM IST
Former Kolkata top cop Rajeev Kumar seeks more time, writes to CBI

Former Kolkata top cop Rajeev Kumar seeks more time, writes to CBI

Senior IPS officer and ex-Kolkata top cop Rajeev Kumar on Saturday did not appear before the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in connection with the Saradha scam probe, but sent a communication

Sep 19, 2019, 16:50 PM IST
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee meets Home Minister Amit Shah, says no need to implement NRC in West Bengal

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee meets Home Minister Amit Shah, says no need to implement NRC in West Bengal

During the meeting, West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee raised the topic of Assam National Citizen Register (NRC) with Home Minister Amit Shah and spoke to him about the exclusion of 19 lakh people,

Sep 19, 2019, 15:03 PM IST
Saradha scam: Former Kolkata top cop Rajeev Kumar to file anticipatory bail plea on Wednesday

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

Sep 18, 2019, 11:36 AM IST
West Bengal BJP leaders in huddle at Mukul Roy’s Delhi residence ahead of Modi-Mamata meeting

West Bengal BJP leaders in huddle at Mukul Roy’s Delhi residence ahead of Modi-Mamata meeting

The West Bengal Chief Minister is staying at a house in the national capital that is next to the residence of Mukul Roy.

Sep 18, 2019, 08:44 AM IST
Saradha chit fund scam: Former Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar skips CBI summons second consecutive time

Saradha chit fund scam: Former Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar skips CBI summons second consecutive time

Sources in the West Bengal Secretariat say that the state communicated to the probe agency that Kumar is on personal leave for 15 days.   

Sep 17, 2019, 08:21 AM IST
Saradha Chit Fund scam: CBI summons ex-top cop Rajeev Kumar for questioning at 2 pm today

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

Sep 16, 2019, 13:10 PM IST
Saradha Chit Fund scam: CBI mounts pressure on Rajeev Kumar, submits letter to Bengal DGP

Saradha Chit Fund scam: CBI mounts pressure on Rajeev Kumar, submits letter to Bengal DGP

The CBI team reached Nabbana to serve letters to DGP, Chief Secretary and Home Secretary, West Bengal government regarding Rajeev Kumar. There are four letters in all.

Sep 15, 2019, 19:10 PM IST
'Super emergency' in country: West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee attacks Centre

'Super emergency' in country: West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee attacks Centre

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday lashed out at the BJP-led government at the Centre and said that there was a state of "super emergency" in the country. Banerjee urged the people

Sep 15, 2019, 11:29 AM IST
BJP MLA slams West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee over NRC, asks her to become PM of Bangladesh

BJP MLA slams West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee over NRC, asks her to become PM of Bangladesh

The BJP MLA from Ballia in Uttar Pradesh, however, noted that those who fail to show relevant documents establishing their Indian citizenship will be sent to their home with due respect.

Sep 15, 2019, 07:03 AM IST
Saradha chit fund scam: Ex-Kolkata Police chief Rajeev Kumar sends email to CBI, seeks more time

Saradha chit fund scam: Ex-Kolkata Police chief Rajeev Kumar sends email to CBI, seeks more time

Kumar skipped the CBI summons and did not appear before the agency for questioning in Saradha scam case.

Sep 14, 2019, 21:03 PM IST
Saradha chit fund scam: CBI mulls legal options after ex-Kolkata police chief Rajeev Kumar fails to appear for questioning

Saradha chit fund scam: CBI mulls legal options after ex-Kolkata police chief Rajeev Kumar fails to appear for questioning

Former Kolkata police chief Rajeev Kumar, who failed to turn for questioning in the Saradha chit fund scam despite being summoned by the agency.

Sep 14, 2019, 16:30 PM IST