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Amid CBI-Mamata faceoff, UP CM Yogi Adityanath to travel to West Bengal on Tuesday, address rally in Purulia

Amid CBI-Mamata faceoff, UP CM Yogi Adityanath to travel to West Bengal on Tuesday, address rally in Purulia

Adityanath's rally in Purulia on Tuesday will take place as per schedule as of now, Dilip Ghosh said.

Feb 05, 2019, 00:41 AM IST
Amid dharna, Mamata Banerjee felicitates West Bengal and Kolkata Police officials on stage

Amid dharna, Mamata Banerjee felicitates West Bengal and Kolkata Police officials on stage

Amid an ongoing turmoil in West Bengal, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday attend a West Bengal Police and Kolkata Police event which was also attended by Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev

Feb 04, 2019, 19:49 PM IST
CBI files plea in SC against West Bengal Chief Secretary, DGP, Kolkata Police chief for violation of court orders

CBI files plea in SC against West Bengal Chief Secretary, DGP, Kolkata Police chief for violation of court orders

A three-judge SC bench comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi, Justice Deepak Gupta and Justice Sanjiv Khanna will hear the pleas on Tuesday.

Feb 04, 2019, 18:38 PM IST
Mamata Banerjee says ready to give her life but won't compromise as Kolkata Police-CBI tiff escalates

Mamata Banerjee says ready to give her life but won't compromise as Kolkata Police-CBI tiff escalates

Lashing out at the BJP government at the Centre, the Trinamool Congress chief said that she did not take to the streets when they torched her party leaders.

Feb 04, 2019, 18:08 PM IST
Mamata vs CBI battle: Rajnath Singh talks tough in Lok Sabha, says Centre has power to maintain normalcy in any state

Mamata vs CBI battle: Rajnath Singh talks tough in Lok Sabha, says Centre has power to maintain normalcy in any state

The Home Minister spoke to West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi to take stock of the situation. 

Feb 04, 2019, 13:08 PM IST
Mamata vs CBI: SC asks agency to give proof of allegations against Kolkata top cop, to hear matter on Tuesday

Mamata vs CBI: SC asks agency to give proof of allegations against Kolkata top cop, to hear matter on Tuesday

The CBI alleged that it has moved the application as an 'extraordinary situation' has arisen in which the top police officials are sitting on a dharna along with a political party in Kolkata. 

Feb 04, 2019, 12:24 PM IST
Union Minister Babul Supriyo attacks Mamata Banerjee, demands President's Rule in West Bengal over CBI-Kolkata Police showdown

Union Minister Babul Supriyo attacks Mamata Banerjee, demands President's Rule in West Bengal over CBI-Kolkata Police showdown

Mamata Banerjee has started a dharna against Centre over CBI action against Kolkata police chief.

Feb 04, 2019, 09:44 AM IST
Mamata's 'satyagrah' Day 2: United Oppn puts pressure on Centre, BJP hits back

Mamata's 'satyagrah' Day 2: United Oppn puts pressure on Centre, BJP hits back

All opposition parties have extended their support to the West Bengal Chief Minister. 

Feb 04, 2019, 09:22 AM IST
Opposition parties pledge support to Mamata Banerjee in Kolkata Police vs CBI battle

Opposition parties pledge support to Mamata Banerjee in Kolkata Police vs CBI battle

The CM is holding a sit-in protest at Metro Channel in Kolkata after CBI officers showed up near the residence of Kolkata Police commissioner Rajeev Kumar, who has been under the scanner in

Feb 04, 2019, 07:10 AM IST
Defiant Mamata Banerjee challenges Centre, Kolkata Police-CBI face off

Defiant Mamata Banerjee challenges Centre, Kolkata Police-CBI face off

Earlier in the day, a team of CBI officers was stopped from entering Rajeev Kumar's residence.

Feb 04, 2019, 00:26 AM IST
CBI didn't have search warrant; PM Modi, Amit Shah actual perpetrators: Derek O'Brien

CBI didn't have search warrant; PM Modi, Amit Shah actual perpetrators: Derek O'Brien

Speaking on the Kolkata Police detaining CBI officials incident, Derek said that they landed with 40 CBI officials at Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar's residence. 

Feb 03, 2019, 23:08 PM IST
BJP delegation to meet Chief Election Commissioner on Monday, complain against Bengal govt blocking rallies

BJP delegation to meet Chief Election Commissioner on Monday, complain against Bengal govt blocking rallies

The BJP will complain about the West Bengal government blocking rallies of senior BJP leaders.

Feb 03, 2019, 22:39 PM IST
We have evidence against Rajeev Kumar: Interim CBI chief after Kolkata police detain officials

We have evidence against Rajeev Kumar: Interim CBI chief after Kolkata police detain officials

A team of CBI officers was stopped from entering the residence of Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar in Kolkata on Sunday.

Feb 03, 2019, 21:24 PM IST
CM Mamata Banerjee holds 'dharna', calls CBI action against Kolkata Police chief 'politically vindictive'

CM Mamata Banerjee holds 'dharna', calls CBI action against Kolkata Police chief 'politically vindictive'

CM Banerjee announced that she will be holding a 'dharna' against the 'move by the BJP'.

Feb 03, 2019, 20:51 PM IST
West Bengal CM giving less time to  state as her eyes fixed on forming 'Mahagathbandhan': Rajnath Singh

West Bengal CM giving less time to state as her eyes fixed on forming 'Mahagathbandhan': Rajnath Singh

Singh said these parties had only one agenda in common and that was opposing the BJP at the Centre.

Feb 03, 2019, 19:39 PM IST
Kolkata police release all 5 CBI officials detained at Shakespeare Sarani PS

Kolkata police release all 5 CBI officials detained at Shakespeare Sarani PS

A virtual showdown ensued as Kolkata Police personnel forcefully took away some of the CBI officers to a nearby police station and detained them amid the commotion, they said.

Feb 03, 2019, 18:52 PM IST
Mamata Banerjee backs Kolkata Police Commissioner as CBI summons him in Rose Valley, Saradha ponzi scams probe

Mamata Banerjee backs Kolkata Police Commissioner as CBI summons him in Rose Valley, Saradha ponzi scams probe

The Chief Minister alleged that the saffron party was "misusing power to take control of the police and all other institutions".

Feb 03, 2019, 15:27 PM IST
UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath denied permission to address rally in West Bengal

UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath denied permission to address rally in West Bengal

Yogi Adityanath was scheduled to address a rally in West Dinajpur, West Bengal, on Sunday.

Feb 03, 2019, 10:42 AM IST
CM Mamata Banerjee trying to trample democracy in West Bengal: PM Modi

CM Mamata Banerjee trying to trample democracy in West Bengal: PM Modi

PM Modi accused the TMC of "killing" the dreams and aspirations of the middle class in Bengal.

Feb 02, 2019, 16:13 PM IST
PM Modi cuts short speech after a stampede-like situation at BJP rally in Bengal's Thakurnagar

PM Modi cuts short speech after a stampede-like situation at BJP rally in Bengal's Thakurnagar

The PM launched a blistering attack on West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee, accusing her of orchestrating violence against BJP workers.

Feb 02, 2019, 13:56 PM IST