SARADHA

  • Mukul Roy loyalist backs TMC leadership March 6, 2015

    Kolkata: A Trinamool Congress MLA, close to out-of-favour senior party leader Mukul Roy, on Friday backed the party leadership amid a deepening divide between Roy and party supremo Mamata Banerje, saying "if there are small stones in rice, they should be separated". "There can be two or four small stones in...
  • Saradha scam: Former WB DGP Rajat Majumdar gets conditional bail from Calcutta HC February 16, 2015

    Kolkata: The Calcutta High Court has granted bail to Trinamool Congress Vice President Rajat Majumdar. Majumdar was the first TMC leader to be arrested by the CBI in connection to the multi crore Saradha scam. Since then, three other TMC leaders Kunal Ghosh, Madan Mitra and Srinjoy Bose were arrested...
  • Saradha scam case: EC arrests Prashanto Naskar, a close aide to Sudipto Sen February 13, 2015

    New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has arrested Prashanto Naskar, a close aide of Saradha Group chairman Sudipto Sen on Friday in the Saradha scam case. The agency, sources said that the 40-year-old was arrested after few hours of interrogation at its Salt Lake office in Kolkata. "Naskar has been working...
  • Saradha scam: Former Union minster Matang Sinh sent to police custody for five days February 7, 2015

    Kolkata: Former Union minster Matang Sinh, who was arrested by CBI in connection with Saradha chit fund scam on January 31, was on Saturday remanded to police custody for five days. ACJM (in-charge) of Alipore court Manikuntala Roy granted CBI the remand of Sinh till February 11. CBI had sought custody...
  • Saradha scam: ED summons TMC MP Arpita Ghosh, 2 aides of Matang Singh February 6, 2015

    Kolkata: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has issued fresh summons to Trinamool Congress MP Arpita Ghosh and two aides of former Union minister Matang Singh in connection with its money laundering probe in the Saradha chitfund case. Officials said while Balurghat MP Ghosh has been summoned to appear on February 13, Singh's...
  • CBI orders internal probe against its officers in the Matang Sinh arrest case February 5, 2015

    New Delhi: A day after Home Secretary Anil Goswami was sacked, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is now looking at the role of its own officers in the Saradha Scam. Sources say two joint directors are under the scanner. The CBI is checking all the call records to...
  • Saradha scam: TMC MP Srinjoy Bose quits party, Rajya Sabha a day after getting bail February 5, 2015

    Kolkata: The Trinamool Congress (TMC) and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee suffered a big blow as MP and Saradha scam accused Srinjoy Bose resigned not only from the party but also from his Rajya Sabha seat. Bose was granted bail by a Kolkata court on Wednesday in the Saradha chit...
  • Saradha scam: Centre sacks Home Secretary Anil Goswami for stalling Congress leader's arrest February 4, 2015

    New Delhi: Union Home Secretary Anil Goswami has been sacked for trying to interfere in the multi-crore Saradha chit fund scam probe and stopping the arrest of a senior Congress leader. He was sacked by the Narendra Modi government on Wednesday night. Goswami has been named by the Central Bureau of...
  • Saradha case: Home Secretary Anil Goswami may face action over reports of him interfering in Matang Sinh's arrest February 4, 2015

    New Delhi: Trouble is mounting for senior official in the Home Ministry Anil Goswami who has been named by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for attempting to stall former union minister and Congress leader Matang Sinh's arrest in the Saradha scam. According to sources, Goswami will have to clarify why...
  • Saradha scam: Senior Home Ministry official called CBI to stall Matang Sinh's arrest, say sources February 3, 2015

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) informed the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) on Tuesday about an attempt to stall former union minister and Congress leader Matang Sinh's arrest in the Saradha scam. The CBI reported that a senior official from the Home Ministry had tired to stall Sinh's arrest....
  • Saradha scam: Arrested former union minister Matang Singh hospitalised February 1, 2015

    Kolkata: Former Union Minister Matang Singh, who was arrested on Saturday by the CBI in connection with the multi-crore rupees Saradha scam, has been admitted to a hospital after he complained of stomach ailments. Singh has been admitted to the NRS hospital after he complained of stomach pain, doctors in the...
  • CBI arrests former Congress MP Matang Singh in Saradha chit fund scam January 31, 2015

    Kolkata: The Central Bureau of Investigation on Saturday arrested former Congress MP Matang Singh in Saradha chit fund scam. Singh was arrested after being questioned by CBI earlier in the day. The Congress MP was summoned by CBI at least five times but he did not appear earlier. Singh is...
  • Saradha scam: Like Mukul Roy, CBI should question Mamata Banerjee, says BJP January 31, 2015

    Krishnagar: BJP national secretary Siddharth Nath Singh on Saturday demanded that the CBI should question Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in connection with the multi-crore Saradha scam saying there should not be different yardsticks for two people. "CBI should interrogate Mamata Banerjee because the probe agency can't have two different yardsticks for...
  • Mukul Roy at CBI office for questioning in Saradha scam January 30, 2015

    Kolkata: Trinamool Congress General Secretary Mukul Roy on Friday presented himself before the CBI team here to face interrogation in connection with the Saradha scam. Roy, former Railway Minister, arrived at the main gate of the CGO Complex and walked down to the CBI office. He was surrounded by security and...
  • Saradha scam: Mamata Banerjee should be removed as West Bengal CM, says Kunal Ghosh January 28, 2015

    Kolkata: Suspended Trinamool Congress (TMC) Kunal Ghosh, who is in custody in the multi-crore Saradha chit fund scam, on Wednesday said Mamata Banerjee should be removed from the post of West Bengal Chief Minister. "All those who are accused in the Saradha chit fund case should resign and face probe and...
  • Saradha scam: Kunal Ghosh refuses to get down, police drag him out of van January 28, 2015

    Kolkata: Suspended Trinmool Congress MP Kunal Ghosh was on Wednesday dragged out of a police van and taken into the court after he refused to get out of the vehicle. The suspended TMC leader, who is in custody for alleged role in multi-crore Saradha chitfund scam, has been demanding better...
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  • News 360: Kiran Bedi lauds RSS, says the outfit kept India together January 21, 2015

    Bharatiya Janata Party's chief ministerial candidate for Delhi Kiran Bedi on Wednesday lavished praise on the party's parent organisation the RSS calling it a "very nationalist" organisation. ...
  • Congress leadership unhappy with Kapil Sibal for representing West Bengal in Saradha scam January 21, 2015

    New Delhi: Congress leadership is learnt to be upset with former Union minister Kapil Sibal for appearing as a lawyer for the West Bengal government in the multi-crore Saradha scam case in the Supreme Court. According to sources, the party leadership has asked Sibal to take note of the angry sentiments...
  • Mamata Banerjee ignoring national security for vote bank politics, says Amit Shah January 20, 2015

    Burdwan: BJP chief Amit Shah on Tuesday accused West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee of not properly probing the Burdwan blast linked to JMB for the sake of vote bank politics and focusing on trying to save her Saradha scam 'tainted' leaders instead of governing the state. "Bengal is a...
  • Saradha scam: TMC alleges CBI of working under Centre's directions, moves SC January 19, 2015

    New Delhi: The Trinmool Congress on Monday moved to the Supreme Court alleging the Central Bureau of Investigation of working under pressure from Bhartiya Janata Party-led central government in multi-crore Saradha chit fund scam. TMC filed petition in the apex court seeking monitoring of CBI investigation in Shardha chit fund scam...
  • Saradha scam: CBI arrests Saradha Realty director Shib Narayan Das January 17, 2015

    New Delhi: The CBI on Saturday arrested Shib Narayan Das, director of Kolkata-based firm Saradha Realty, in connection with the multi-crore rupee chit fund scam. CBI apprehended Das in Kolkata and seized a fully-loaded .38 calibre revolver from him. Sources said it was Das who had allegedly suggested to the chairman of...
  • Mukul Roy seeks 15 days time, CBI says no January 14, 2015

    Kolkata: Trinamool Congress General Secretary Mukul Roy on Wednesday sought 15 days extension of time to appear before CBI in connection with the Saradha chit fund scam but the investigating agency said the plea would not be granted. Roy said "I had confirmed to CBI while I was Delhi that...
  • TMC not to remove Mukul Roy from party post January 14, 2015

    Kolkata: Trinamool Congress on Wednesday ruled out removing party General Secretary Mukul Roy from the post in the wake of CBI asking him to appear before it in connection with the Saradha scam and accused BJP for using the investigating agency as its political tool against the party. Questions are being...
  • Saradha scam: ED questions Hyatt Regency, Kolkata officials January 14, 2015

    Kolkata: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) questioned officials of Hyatt Regency Hotel in Kolkata on Wednesday in connection with the Saradha scam. According to sources, the hotel had played host to the meetings held between Trinamool Congress (TMC) leaders and Saradha group chairman Sudipta Sen. Reportedly, Mukul Roy, Madan Mitra and Kunal...
  • Saradha chit fund scam: CBI summons TMC leader Mukul Roy for questioning January 12, 2015

    Kolkata: The Central Bureau of Investigation on Monday summoned Trinmool Congress national secretary and former railway minister Mukul Roy for questioning in the multi-crore Saradha chit fund scam. Earlier in December in a huge embarrassment and setback for the Mamata Banerjee government, the CBI had arrested West Bengal Transport Minister and...
  • BJP seeks strict adherence to jail Code for Madan Mitra January 11, 2015

    Kolkata: West Bengal BJP on Sunday claimed that West Bengal Transport Minister Madan Mitra was being given preferential treatment in jail after his arrest in connection with the mutli-crore rupees Saradha scam and threatened to move court if the officials fail to strictly adhere to the jail code. "Why is preferential...
  • Mamata Banerjee to take Saradha scam battle to Supreme court January 5, 2015

    Kolkata: All India Trinamool Congress party President Mamata Banerjee may take the Saradha chit fund battle to the Supreme Court (SC) suggest sources. Reportedly, the West Bengal Chief Minister is exploring moving the SC in the Saradha chit fund scam. Mamata Banerjee has repeatedly alleged the central government of trying...
  • Madan Mitra undergoes check-up at hospital; goes back to jail January 3, 2015

    Kolkata: A medical check-up on Saturday was conducted on West Bengal Minister Madan Mitra, accused in Saradha scam, at a state-run hospital after which he was taken back to the Alipore prison as doctors found "nothing serious". Mitra underwent a "regular medical check-up" and "There is...
  • Saradha scam: TMC MP Idris Ali says 'touch Mamata Benerjee and West Bengal will burn' December 31, 2014

    Kolkata: All India Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP Idris Ali from Basirhat has threatened to resort to violence in West Bengal if Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is framed in the Saradha scam. "Touch Mamata Banerjee and West Bengal shall burn," the TMC MP warned on Wednesday. Idris Ali reportedly made the statement...