Calcutta high court supported the State Election Commission (SEC) in its fight against the Mamata Banerjee government upholding the poll panel's demands for central paramilitary forces to provide security cover and ordering a three-phase poll.
Saradha group chairman Sudipta Sen and two others were today remanded to nine days police custody in fresh cases and 14 days judicial remand in earlier cases in the alleged multi-crore Ponzi scheme scam.
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee today sought the opinion of her Facebook fans on the Supreme Court's observation that the CBI has become 'a caged parrot speaking in master's voice'.
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) told the Calcutta high court on Tuesday that it was ready to take over the probe of the Saradha scam, which has hit more than a million depositors.
CBI today affirmed an affidavit before Calcutta high court stating it has no objection if directed to probe the multi-crore rupees Ponzi scam.
The West Bengal Ponzi scheme fiasco claimed one more life, after an agent of a company, who had consumed poison on Sunday night, succumbed at a Kolkata hospital on Tuesday morning.
Two more persons in West Bengal have committed suicide either because of being complicit in or at the receiving end of irregularities committed by financial companies, according to police sources. HT reports.
A man was killed and five of his relatives were injured on Sunday when a bag picked up in a train supposedly by mistake exploded as soon as it was opened at home. HT reports.
Attacking West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee, her predecessor and CPI-M leader Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee today termed as "lies" her statement that she knew nothing about the ponzi scheme before the Bengali New Year day.
A person was killed and four others of a family were seriously injured after a bomb exploded in their house today in West Bengal's Hooghly district, police said.
Lora Saalman, a Beijing based expert on India-China relations, feels that the Chinese incursions in eastern Ladakh are more a tactical move by the Chinese army than a larger strategy by its government. Anirban Choudhury
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday demanded a detailed statement from the central government about the missing vital organs of Sarabjit Singh, the Indian death row prisoner who died in a Lahore hospital a week after a murderous attack in jail.
West Bengal chief minister and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee on Thursday attributed the death of Indian death row prisoner in Pakistan Sarabjit Singh to "bad handling of the case".
Trinamool Congress workers led by a councillor stormed IIT-Kharagpur on Tuesday and stopped all activities there for eight hours to press their demand for putting some workers on the payroll.
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee, who has sought to blame the Centre for the financial scam, has claimed that the central government reduced the rate of interest in small savings to drive depositors towards Ponzi schemes.