The Biggest Stories of December 12, 2014
Dec 12, 2014
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday August 28, 2015
Special Crime Branch of CBI today questioned West Bengal transport minister Madan Mitra in a hospital in connection with multi-crore Saradha chit fund scam in which he is an accused.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday August 25, 2015
A city court on Tuesday allowed the plea of the CBI to interrogate West Bengal Transport Minister Madan Mitra who is behind bars for his alleged complicity in the multi-crore rupee Saradha scam.
India News | Indo-Asian New Service | Friday August 14, 2015
The CBI today conducted raids on several locations of Suraha Micro Finance (Sunmarg), a Bengal-based deposit-seeking firm, in connection with the multi-crore chit fund scams running across West Bengal, Assam and Odisha.
India News | Written by Monideepa Banerjie | Thursday August 6, 2015
The Calcutta High Court today rejected the bail application of Madan Mitra, the West Bengal minister for transport who was arrested for links with the Saradha scam in December last year. Kapil Sibal, lawyer and Congress leader, had flown in from Delhi to plead for bail on behalf of Mr Mitra, but the Central Bureau of Investigation lawyer, K Raghava...
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday June 25, 2015
A city court today rejected the bail plea of West Bengal Transport Minister Madan Mitra in Saradha chit fund scam case.
Kolkata News | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday June 18, 2015
The West Bengal Assembly on Thursday passed amendments to incorporate suggestions made by the central government to a bill that seeks to protect depositors' interests from money collection schemes in the state.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday May 17, 2015
Sidelined Trinamool Congress leader Mukul Roy has expressed his desire to join the Congress and the party high command was actively considering the matter, West Bengal Pradesh Congress chief Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury has said.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday May 17, 2015
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) recently questioned Trinamool Congress MP and actor Mithun Chakraborty in connection with the multi-crore Saradha scam.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday April 23, 2015
A city court today rejected the bail plea of West Bengal Transport Minister Madan Mitra, who was arrested by the CBI for alleged complicity in the Saradha chit fund scam.
India News | Written by Monideepa Banerjie | Friday February 27, 2015
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today said she would resign if there was any proof of her taking a single rupee from the sale of her paintings. She also gave her jailed minister, Madan Mitra, a clean chit in the Saradha scam and accused a former CPM MP of bringing Saradha chit fund group to Bengal.
India News | Agencies | Thursday February 5, 2015
The Supreme Court has turned down the West Bengal government and the Trinamool Congress's plea for monitoring the probe into Saradha and non-Saradha chit fund scam cases by the Central Bureau of Investigation or CBI.
India News | Friday January 30, 2015
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's right hand man Mukul Roy is today appearing before the CBI for questioning in the Saradha case, making him the sixth Trinamool MP to be grilled by agencies investigating the chit fund scam.
India News | Written by Monideepa Banerjie | Thursday January 29, 2015
Suspended Trinamool MP Kunal Ghosh, arrested in the Saradha scam and now in jail, on Wednesday, suggested that West Bengal's panchayat minister, Subrata Mukherjee, should replace Mamata Banerjee as chief minister till she was cleared in the chit fund case.
India News | Reported by Sunil Prabhu, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Wednesday January 21, 2015
Senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal was today reprimanded by his party for representing Bengal's Mamata Banerjee government in Supreme Court in the Saradha Chit Fund case.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday January 17, 2015
The CBI today searched nine locations in West Bengal including the office and residences of directors of the Win Realcon chit fund company, an agency official said.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday January 16, 2015
On a day a minister in her cabinet crossed over to the BJP, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee hit out at the party, saying it should not "bulldoze" regional parties and "destabilise" the country's federal structure.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday January 14, 2015
Summoned by the CBI in the Saradha chit fund scam, Trinamool Congress general secretary and former railway minister Mukul Roy on Wednesday met West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, and said he will contact the probe agency about his appearance.
India News | Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Wednesday December 31, 2014
A Trinamool Congress lawmaker today warned that West Bengal would "burn" if Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was arrested in the Saradha chit fund case.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday December 22, 2014
A delegation of Left Front leaders from West Bengal today met Prime Minister Narendra Modi demanding coordinated investigation by various Central probe agencies into the Saradha chit fund scam and other such ponzi schemes.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday December 16, 2014
CBI was today granted custody of West Bengal Transport Minister Madan Mitra, arrested in connection with Saradha chit fund scam, by a city court for four more days till December 19.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday December 15, 2014
Draped in black shawls, Trinamool Congress MPs today staged a protest outside Parliament House against the arrest of West Bengal Minister Madan Mitra in the Saradha chit fund case, accusing the Centre of misusing the Central Bureau of Investigation or CBI.
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Saturday December 13, 2014
West Bengal Minister Madan Mitra was arrested on Friday in the Saradha chit fund case, in growing trouble for the government of Mamata Banerjee. "I dare the Prime Minister and the BJP leadership to arrest me," the Chief Minister challenged, alleging vindictive politics by the Centre.
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday December 12, 2014
West Bengal Minister Madan Mitra was arrested today in the Saradha chit fund scam. He is the fourth member of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress to be arrested in the scam, in which lakhs of people were cheated out of their savings.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday December 1, 2014
Asserting that countdown has begun for the end of the "corrupt" Trinamool Congress government in West Bengal, BJP president Amit Shah on Sunday accused Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee of creating hurdles for a proper NIA probe into the Burdwan blast to shield her party leaders allegedly involved in the incident.