Saradha scam: Bengal minister Madan Mitra arrested, Mamata says BJP’s vendetta

Saradha scam: Bengal minister Madan Mitra arrested, Mamata says BJP's vendetta

Kolkata, Dec 12 (IANS) In a huge blow to West Bengal’s ruling Trinamool Congress, the CBI Friday arrested Transport and Sports Minister Madan Mitra — a close associate of Mamata Banerjee — for his alleged role in the multi-crore-rupee Saradha chit fund scam. The chief minister lashed out at the BJP, terming the arrest “political […]

Saradha scam: CBI arrests Bengal minister Madan Mitra

Saradha scam: CBI arrests Bengal minister Madan Mitra

Kolkata, Dec 12 (IANS) The CBI Friday arrested West Bengal Transport and Sports Minister and Trinamool Congress leader Madan Mitra in connection with the multi-crore rupee Saradha chit fund scam. “Mitra has been arrested on prima facie evidence of criminal conspiracy, cheating and misappropriation as well as deriving undue financial benefits from the Saradha group,” […]

Arrested Trinamool MP Srinjoy Bose hospitalised

Arrested Trinamool MP Srinjoy Bose hospitalised

Kolkata, Dec 1 (IANS) Trinamool Congress Rajya Sabha member Srinjoy Bose, arrested by the CBI in connection with the multi-crore rupee Saradha scam, was Monday admitted to a hospital, a doctor said. Bose, who pressed for his bail Saturday on health grounds but was refused and remanded to judicial custody till Dec 5, complained of […]

Trinamool’s Kunal Ghosh hospitalised

Trinamool's Kunal Ghosh hospitalised

Kolkata,  Suspended Trinamool Congress MP Kunal Ghosh, who is in jail for his alleged complicity in the Saradha scam and had threatened to commit suicide, was Friday hospitalised after he complained of feeling unwell, police said.“He (Ghosh) had told the jail authorities that he is feeling unwell. That is why he was shifted to SSKM hospital at around 3 […]

Saradha scam: CBI grills Trinamool MP Suvendu Adhikari

Saradha scam: CBI grills Trinamool MP Suvendu Adhikari

Kolkata, Sep 24 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Wednesday questioned Trinamool Congress Lok Sabha member from West Bengal Suvendu Adhikari in connection with the multi-crore Saradha scam. “I was summoned as a witness and whatever I had to say, I have said that to the CBI sleuths,” Adhikari, who represents Tamluk constituency in […]

Odisha chit fund scam: Lawyers protest ex-AG’s arrest

Odisha chit fund scam: Lawyers protest ex-AG's arrest

Bhubaneswar, Sep 24 (IANS) Members of the Odisha High Court Bar Association launched a two-day cease-work agitation Wednesday to protest the arrest of former state advocate general Ashok Mohanty by the CBI over his alleged involvement in the chit fund scam. “The CBI did not follow the procedure while arresting Mohanty. There was no ground […]

Raided in Saradha scam case, former Assam DGP Shankar Baruah commits suicide

Raided in Saradha scam case, former Assam DGP Shankar Baruah commits suicide

Guwahati: Former Assam Director General of Police (DGP) Shankar Baruah, whose house was raided in connection with the multi-crore Saradha chit fund scam, has committed suicide. Baruah, a 1974 batch Indian Police Service officer, had been admitted to hospital for the last three days and had been released from hospital on Wednesday morning. He was […]

Saradha scam: CBI grills Trinamool MP Srinjoy Bose

Saradha scam: CBI grills Trinamool MP Srinjoy Bose

Kolkata, Sep 10 The CBI Wednesday grilled Trinamool Congress MP and owner-editor of a vernacular daily Srinjoy Bose in connection with the multi-crore-rupee Saradha chit fund scam. Bose arrived in the morning at the Central Bureau of investigation office located within the CGO complex of the satellite township of Salt Lake, a day after receiving […]

Saradha scam: CBI interrogates Congress, Trinamool associates

Saradha scam: CBI interrogates Congress, Trinamool associates

Kolkata, Sep 8 (IANS) Kolkata businessman Asif Khan, a former convenor of the Trinamool Congress’ Uttar Pradesh unit, and Badal Bhattacharya, a close aide of Congress leader Somen Mitra, Monday appeared before the CBI for questioning in the multi-crore rupee Saradha scam. Besides Bhattacharya and Khan, Prasanta Pramanik – the president of the Majhi & […]

Saradha scam: CBI raids 22 locations in Bengal, Assam (Second Lead)

Saradha scam: CBI raids 22 locations in Bengal, Assam (Second Lead)

New Delhi/Kolkata/Guwahati, Aug 28 (IANS) Probing the multi-crore rupee Saradha scam, the CBI Thursday raided 22 locations in West Bengal and Assam, including the residences of two former Assam ministers and a retired police chief and the offices of Kolkata businessman Sandhir Agarwal.The searches by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) took place at seven locations […]