Saradha

  • Congress questions Mamata's meeting with Anna 21-02-2014 09:29 PM

    Congress in West Bengal on Friday criticised Anna Hazare's meeting with Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, wondering if the Gandhian would agree to hold a dharna in Kolkata for the victims of Saradha Chit Fund scam. "I wonder whether Anna Hazare, who claims to be an anti-corruption crusader, is aware of...
  • Saradha Chit fund scam: Group Chairman sentenced to 3 years in jail 21-02-2014 02:49 PM

    Kolkata: A court in Kolkata has sentenced the chairman of the Saradha Group Sudipta Sen to three years in jail in connection with non payment of Provident Fund to his employees to the tune of Rs 3.5 lakh. Sen had confessed to the crime in court. It is one of...
  • Left kick starts its Lok Sabha poll campaign with a rally in Kolkata 09-02-2014 01:28 PM

    Kolkata: Flexing its political muscle ahead of Lok Sabha elections, the Left is all set to hold a massive rally in Kolkata on Sunday. Today's rally in the capital city's Brigade Parade ground is Left's first political rally this year. It also comes just a week after West Bengal Chief...
  • HC to decide on Saradha petitioner's plea today 30-01-2014 10:13 AM

    Kolkata: A division bench of the Calcutta High Court, which passed directions on the multi-crore Saradha scam case earlier, will decide on Thursday whether it will continue to hear the matter following a petitioner's plea to release the case. The bench, presided by Justice Asim Kumar Banerjee, will take a...
  • Saradha scam: Calcutta HC to decide petitioner's plea on Thursday 29-01-2014 02:20 PM

    A division bench of the Calcutta High Court, which passed directions on the multi-crore Saradha scam case earlier, will decide on Thursday whether it will continue to hear the matter following a petitioner's plea to release the case. The bench, presided by Justice Asim Kumar Banerjee, will take a call...
  • Saradha scam: TMC MP Kunal Ghosh sent to police custody in fresh case of cheating 14-12-2013 06:19 PM

    Suspended Trinamool Congress MP Kunal Ghosh, who was arrested on November 23 in the Saradha Group chit fund scam, was sent to six days police custody on Saturday in a fresh case of cheating by a local court. The Barrackpore subdivisional 5th court of Parag Neogi remanded Ghosh in six...
  • Saradha scam: Suspended TMC MP Kunal Ghosh gets bail 13-12-2013 05:46 PM

    Suspended Trinamool Congress MP Kunal Ghosh, who was arrested on November 23 in connection with the Saradha Group chit fund scam, was granted bail on Friday in the first among several cases lodged against him. The case relates to a complaint filed by the general manager of 'Broadcast Worldwide' company...
  • West Bengal: Mamata government passes bill against chit funds again 12-12-2013 06:45 PM

    Kolkata: Seven months after passing legislation aimed to protect interests of chit fund depositors but failing to get presidential assent, the West Bengal Assembly on Thursday cleared another bill on the issue, amidst the opposition's apprehension that it would again be sent back for having unconstitutional provisions. The West Bengal...
  • Saradha scam: Kunal Ghosh sent to 14 days judicial custody 06-12-2013 06:48 PM

    Howrah (WB): A local court on Friday remanded suspended Trinamool Congress MP Kunal Ghosh, who was arrested for alleged involvement in the multi-crore Saradha scam, to 14 days judicial custody. Howrah Chief Judicial Magistrate Arun Kumar Nandi sent Ghosh to judicial custody till December 20. On November 30, the Howrah...
  • Saradha scam: CPM accuses UPA of being reluctant, demands CBI probe 05-12-2013 05:30 PM

    CPM on Thursday accused the UPA government of not taking any action on the Saradha chit fund scam in West Bengal and demanded a CBI probe into the scandal, saying it had ruined the lives of lakhs of people, mostly from the economically weaker sections. Maintaining that the property of...
  • Saradha scam: Kunal Ghosh taken into custody by police 30-11-2013 05:35 PM

    Howrah district police on Saturday took custody of suspended Trinamool Congress MP Kunal Ghosh, who was arrested in connection with the Saradha Group ponzi scam a week ago. When Ghosh was produced before the Howrah chief judicial magistrate Arun Kumar Nandi, he was remanded to seven days' police custody. Jayanta...
  • Saradha scam: Court rejects bail plea of Kunal Ghosh, remanded to 14 day judicial custody 29-11-2013 04:59 PM

    A Bidhanagar court on Friday rejected the bail plea of suspended suspended Trinamool Congress MP Kunal Ghosh in a case of the Saradha scam and remanded him to 14-days judicial custody. ACJM Apurba Kumar Ghosh remanded Ghosh in judicial custody till December 13 after rejecting his bail petition. Ghosh was...
  • Saradha scam: Subhendu Adhikary to sue Kunal Ghosh 27-11-2013 12:16 PM

    Kolkata: Trinamool Congress leader Subhendu Adhikary is filing a defamation case against suspended party leader Kunal Ghosh who has alleged in a video that West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and Adhikary knew of the Saradha chit fund loot. In the video, Ghosh alleged that Mamata Banerjee "was fully aware...
  • CPI(M) demands CBI probe into Bengal ponzi scam 24-11-2013 06:46 PM

    A day after a Trinamool Congress MP was arrested on charges of being involved in the Saradha scam, CPI(M) on Sunday demanded a CBI probe into the ponzi scandal that has rocked West Bengal. "We have been demanding CBI investigation under Supreme Court's monitoring into the scam. Several states are...
  • Saradha scam: Suspended TMC MP Kunal Ghosh remanded to police custody 24-11-2013 03:57 PM

    Kolkata: Suspended Trinamool Congress MP Kunal Ghosh on Sunday was remanded to five days police custody by Bidannagar court in the Saradha chit fund scam. Ghosh was arrested on Saturday and is accused of being a part of the conspiracy with Saradha group chairman Sudipto Sen. The police claimed that...
  • Saradha scam: Suspended TMC MP Kunal Ghosh reaches court 24-11-2013 10:47 AM

    Kolkata: Suspended Trinamool Congress MP Kunal Ghosh, who was arrested by the Bidhannagar Police in connection with the Saradha Group chit fund scam, has reached Bidannagar court. The police claimed that the evidence indicates that Kunal Ghosh was involved in the conspiracy along with Saradha Group chairman Sudipta Sen. Ghosh...
  • Saradha scam: Police arrest suspended TMC leader Kunal Ghosh 23-11-2013 08:14 PM

    Suspended Trinamool Congress MP Kunal Ghosh was arrested on Saturday by the Bidhannagar Police in connection with the Saradha Group ponzi scam. "Kunal Ghosh was arrested this evening," Bidhannagar Police Commissioner Rajiv Kumar said. Ghosh, the CEO of Saradha Group's media arm, was charged under sections 420 (cheating), 406 (criminal...
  • Police officer blackmailing me: Suspended TMC MP Kunal Ghosh 23-11-2013 05:16 PM

    A day after dragging West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's name into the Saradha scam, suspended Trinamool Congress MP Kunal Ghosh on Saturday accused a senior police officer of "blackmailing and threatening" him. Grilled multiple times by the Bidhannagar police for his alleged complicity in the multicrore Saradha Group chit...
  • Police officer blackmailing me, says suspended TMC MP Kunal Ghosh 23-11-2013 05:16 PM

    A day after dragging West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's name into the Saradha scam, suspended Trinamool Congress MP Kunal Ghosh on Saturday accused a senior police officer of "blackmailing and threatening" him. Grilled multiple times by the Bidhannagar police for his alleged complicity in the multicrore Saradha Group chit...
  • Kunal to reveal TMC leaders' names tomorrow in Saradha scam 22-11-2013 09:23 PM

    Apprehending imminent arrest in the Saradha scam, suspended Trinamool Congress MP Kunal Ghosh on Friday said that he would reveal the names of party leaders to the police on Saturday and accusing a section of the party leadership of making him a scapegoat. Ghosh, who said he was still loyal...
  • Suspended Trinamool MP blames Bengal minister for Saradha chief's rise 30-10-2013 07:45 AM

    Kolkata: Accused of being involved in the Saradha scam and subjected to multiple grilling by the investigating agencies, suspended Trinamool Congress MP Kunal Ghosh on Tuesday named a West Bengal minister for the meteoric rise of scam kingpin Sudipta Sen. "(Transport Minister) Madan Mitra will be able to give better...
  • Saradha scam: Suspended TMC MP Kunal Ghosh summoned by ED 29-10-2013 11:25 AM

    Suspended Trinamool Congress MP Kunal Ghosh has been summoned by the Enforcement Directorate for questioning in the Saradha chit fund scam on October 29. "The enforcement directorate has summoned me for questioning and they said either me or any authorised representative can visit the ED office. But I have decided...
  • Saradha scam plotted to frame me, says Kunal Ghosh 27-10-2013 05:21 PM

    Subjected to repeated interrogation by investigating agencies, suspended Trinamool Congress MP Kunal Ghosh Sunday said the Saradha chit fund scam was 'plotted' in such a way that every investigator would first question him. 'The scam has been deliberately plotted in such a way that whichever agency investigates, it will have...
  • Saradha Scam: Suspended TMC MP Kunal Ghosh summoned for seventh time 19-10-2013 03:05 PM

    Suspended Trinamool Congress MP Kunal Ghosh was summoned for the seventh time on Saturday by Bidhannagar police commissionarate in connection with the Saradha Group ponzi scam. Ghosh, who was suspended from the party on September 28 for anti-party statements, was summoned this morning. Ghosh had been summoned by the Bidhanagar...
  • Politicians should draw lessons from Lalu's conviction, says Mamata 09-10-2013 03:49 PM

    The sentencing to five years rigorous imprisonment of RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav in a fodder scam case was made a point by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to urge politicians to draw a lesson. "Lalu Prasad was convicted in a fodder scam case. From this incident I will...
  • CPI(M) seeks court-monitored CBI probe into Saradha scam 07-10-2013 04:55 PM

    New Delhi: CPI(M) on Monday accused the Mamata Banerjee government in West Bengal of delaying the attachment of properties of Saradha and about 25 other such firms in the state and demanded a Supreme Court-monitored CBI probe into the chit fund fraud along with immediate refund for the hapless small...
  • Saradha scam: Suspended MP Kunal Ghosh interrogated, threatens to reveal names of beneficiaries 04-10-2013 12:26 AM

    Kolkata: Dissident Trinamool Congress Rajya Sabha MP Kunal Ghosh on Thursday threatened to reveal names of nine persons, who were benefited from Sudipta Sen, if the Saradha Group Chairman failed to disclose their names to the police. "Sen's letter to the CBI was a deep-rooted conspiracy with many inconsistencies. I...
  • Police summon Kunal Ghosh again in Saradha scam 02-10-2013 06:31 PM

    Trinamool Congress Rajya Sabha member Kunal Ghosh, suspended from the party, was on Wednesday summoned by police in West Bengal yet again in connection with the Saradha chit fund scam. Ghosh, who earlier headed Saradha's media arm, iterated that he would present himself whenever he was summoned by the Bidhannagar...
  • Mamata gives away cheques to defrauded Saradha depositors 30-09-2013 07:15 PM

    Kolkata: Keeping to her promise to return money to the poor who had invested in the Saradha Group which went bust in April this year, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday distributed cheques to 929 such depositors. Those who received cheques, as recommended by the Justice (Retd) Shyamal Sen Commission...
  • No compromise with discipline, Mamata Banerjee warns party rebels 30-09-2013 05:17 PM

    Kolkata: Issuing a stern warning apparently aimed at rebel party MPs, Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee Monday said the party will not compromise on disciplinary issues. "There are one or two people, not many, who win elections riding on Trinamool's shoulders, but when their pension is assured, and the next...