Genuine Sahara investors quite low: Sebi chief
May 20, 2013
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...
Press Trust of India | Monday May 20, 2013
A leopard which had strayed into tea gardens was caught in a trap laid by its workers in Jalpaiguri district today.
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...
Press Trust of India | Sunday May 19, 2013
Sudipta Sen, chairman of Saradha Group which allegedly cheated thousands of poor investors in West Bengal and other states, was today remanded in 10 days police custody amid noisy protests outside the court.
Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday May 18, 2013
Woman mountaineer Chanda Gayen has successfully scaled the Mt Everest today, becoming the third woman from West Bengal to achieve the feat.
Reported by Monideepa Banerjie; Edited by Sindhu Manjesh | Friday May 17, 2013
In West Bengal, a nine-year-old boy died after being mercilessly beaten by his teacher in a school in South 24 Paraganas on Wednesday.
Friday May 17, 2013
But Saradha went bust in April, wiping out as much as $3.7 billion in deposits from mostly low-income Indians, miring West Bengal's government in scandal, and illustrating the risks faced by the millions who live outside the banking system.
Press Trust of India | Friday May 17, 2013
A leopard which attacked nine persons, including a forest official, after it strayed into villages in West Bengal's Jalpaiguri district on Thursday died during tranquilisation, officials said.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday May 14, 2013
Shanti Tigga, the Territorial Army's first woman jawan, was on Tuesday found hanging inside her cabin in a hospital in Jalpaiguri district in West Bengal where she was admitted a few days ago, police said.
Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday May 14, 2013
Sources say that the cash crunch owing to the chit fund scam in West Bengal forced the organisers to put off the tournament.
Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Tuesday May 14, 2013
Student protestors, demanding action on the Saradha chit-fund scam, clashed with the police in Central Kolkata today. The protestors, who are from the student wing of the Socialist Unity Centre of India, were marching from College Street towards the ...
Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Tuesday May 14, 2013
Five people were injured today when the engine and four coaches of the Haldibari-Kolkata Express derailed between Nalhati and Chattra, close to the West Bengal-Jharkhand border.
Monideepa Banerjie | Tuesday May 14, 2013
The Calcutta High Court today disposed off the appeal by the state government against the order of the single bench last Friday by ordering panchayat elections by July 15 in three phases with forces from other states and central forces if necessary.
Edited by Surabhi Malik | Tuesday May 14, 2013
The Calcutta High Court will today hear a Public Interest Litigation or PIL demanding a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the Saradha chit fund scam that has wiped out the savings of lakhs of small investors in West Bengal.
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...