The CBI named Sudipta Sen, Debjani Mukherjee and Kunal Ghosh in its first charge sheet in the Saradha chit fund scam probe on Wednesday. It, however, left the unravelling of the bigger mystery for a supplementary charge sheet that will follow soon.
After maintaining silence since the Burdwan blast that exposed the widening network of Bangladeshi terror elements in the state, Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee held the Centre responsible for the increased infiltration.
Three low-intensity explosions rocked the state on Thursday at a time when two central agencies — the National Investigation Agency and the National Security Guard — are probing the October 2 blast in Burdwan.
Ghorasahan in East Champaran (Motihari) district of Bihar is fast becoming a village of thieves.
Just a day after BJP leader Subramanian Swamy termed the Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee ‘jihadi didi’, her nephew and Trinamool MP, Abhishek Banerjee, attacked Swamy demanding that Swamy withdraw his comments and issue unconditional apology.
The Saradha scam sounded its presence in one of the cradles of the nation’s football talent. The Enforcement Directorate (ED), probing the multi-crore scam, ordered the freezing of bank accounts of East Bengal and Mohun Bagan clubs on Tuesday.
With Jadavpur University students demanding the vice chancellor's resignation over a molestation case, an apology message attributed to the VC was on Saturday posted on the varsity website, which official sources denied claiming the website has been hacked.
The action followed an HT report -- ‘Govt school students given liquor, shown pornography’ -- published on Sept 14. The People’s Union for Civil Liberties (PUCL), a human right organization, in its fact finding report had made the revelation.
Protests are fast gathering in the cyber space to show solidarity with the Park Street rape victim after she was allegedly denied entry at a city restaurant on Saturday.
A third-year student of fine arts section complained to the police against her departmental head for threatening her for taking part in an agitation showing solidarity with the victim.
Former DG (armed police) of West Bengal and Trinamool Congress leader, Rajat Majumdar, was arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation on Tuesday evening in connection with the Saradha scam.
The Trinamool Congress on Sunday lodged a complaint with the Election Commission accusing BJP President Amit Shah of flouting the election Model Code of Conduct by staying at a government guest house during his campaign for the Assembly by-elections in West Bengal.
Suspicious about the role of BJP behind the CBI probe into the Saradha Ponzi scam, the Trinamool Congress on Sunday said they are keeping a close watch on every move of the agency to ascertain if the ruling party at the Centre had any influence in it.
For Sumita, an employee in one of the offices housed in Chatterjee International Building where a major fire broke out on Monday, the day will always be etched in her memory as she escaped from the clutches of death.
The post mortem report of an alleged gang-rape of a 32-year-old woman in East Midnapore has revealed that there were no signs of external injuries or sexual assault on her body, according to TV reports.