Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday May 21, 2013
Under attack from the opposition over corruption and lack of governance, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will present the fourth and last report card of the UPA-II government tomorrow, sources said on Tuesday.
Sreenivasan Jain | Tuesday May 21, 2013
Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) chief UK Sinha today told NDTV that despite the regulator informing the West Bengal government, no timely action was taken against chit-fund companies like Saradha that allegedly cheated thousands of inve...
Edited by Mala Das (with inputs from PTI) | Monday May 20, 2013
Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's close confidant and BJP General Secretary Amit Shah has been appointed as the person in charge of the politically-crucial state of Uttar Pradesh. BJP president Rajnath Singh, in a reorganisation of the party's p...
Reported by Monideepa Banerjie; Edited by Mala Das | Tuesday May 14, 2013
In a setback to the Mamata Banerjee government, the Calcutta High Court has ordered a CBI probe into the death of a Trinamool activist allegedly in police custody in the Hooghly district earlier this year. The court pulled up the Criminal Investigati...
Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Monday May 13, 2013
The Calcutta High Court today ordered a probe by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) into the death of a Trinamool Congress worker, who allegedly died due to police torture in West Bengal's Dhanekhali village four months ago.
Reported by Monideepa Banerjie; Edited by Mala Das | Friday May 10, 2013
In a huge setback for West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, the Calcutta High Court has ruled that the state government's announcement of dates for the panchayat polls was illegal. Ms Banerjee's government had first announced that the elections...
Monideepa Banerjie | Thursday May 9, 2013
Sudipta Sen, the millionaire whose Saradha group collapsed last month, and his associate Debjani Mukherjee were today sent to nine-day police custody by a Kolkata court.
Monideepa Banerjie (With PTI inputs) | Monday May 6, 2013
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has issued a slogan for the forthcoming general election: no third UPA government. At a rally at Panihati near Kolkata on Saturday, she exhorted regional parties to come together and give the country a stabl...
Reported by Sreenivasan Jain (with inputs from Alok Pandey, Niha Masih) | Sunday May 5, 2013
The Mamata Banerjee government is facing an escalating crisis, with fresh proof emerging every day of Trinamool's links to the fraudulent chit fund company, run by the Saradha Group.
Edited by Mala Das | Saturday May 4, 2013
A day after his nephew was arrested in a bribery scandal, Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today and has reportedly offered to resign, sources have told NDTV.
Edited by Mala Das (with inputs from PTI) | Saturday May 4, 2013
Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal's nephew has been arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 90 lakh from a member of the Railways Board who allegedly wanted a better position.
Monideepa Banerjie | Thursday May 2, 2013
Sudipta Sen, the millionaire whose Saradha group collapsed last month, is divulging minute details about how he allegedly bribed politicians and officials across several states to ensure he could continue with the dodgy dealings that made him rich, t...
Reported by Alok Pandey; Edited by Sindhu Manjesh | Wednesday May 1, 2013
The Saradha Group that collapsed last month controlled many television channels and newspapers in West Bengal. So do some other companies that have been accused of running Saradha-like get-rich-quick schemes.
Edited by Surabhi Malik | Wednesday May 1, 2013
Despite being excoriated for a rampage on the campus of Kolkata's prestigious Presidency College last month, workers of the Trinamool Congress disrupted IIT Kharagpur on Tuesday, forcing delays in exams that were being held.
Indo-Asian News Service | Monday April 29, 2013
Kolkata Metro - the country's first Metro - used to be an island of cleanliness and orderliness in a city known for its dirty walls and disfigured public buildings. But the ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) is seeing to it that this civic exceptionalis...