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Abhishek Banerjee's sister-in-law moves HC after ED stops her from flying abroad

Maneka Gambhir was on Saturday stopped by immigration officials from boarding a flight to Bangkok, where her parents live. She was asked to wait, and later an ED officer from the central agency's Kolkata office reached the airport and handed Gambhir the notice.

TMC MP Abhishek Banerjee's sister-in-law Maneka Gambhir arrives at CGO complex to appear before ED for questioning in connection with an alleged coal smuggling scam, in Kolkata, Monday, September 12, 2022. (PTI Photo)(PTI)
TMC MP Abhishek Banerjee's sister-in-law Maneka Gambhir arrives at CGO complex to appear before ED for questioning in connection with an alleged coal smuggling scam, in Kolkata, Monday, September 12, 2022. (PTI Photo)(PTI)
Published on Sep 12, 2022 09:55 PM IST
By | Edited by Sohini Goswami, New Delhi

Mamata refutes land encroachment allegations, says ‘Can be bulldozed if…’

The Bengal CM said that BJP alleges money from coal scam goes to Kalighat - the neighbourhood in Kolkata where Mamata Banerjee's house is located, but fails to name anyone. “Is the money going to Maa Kali?” she asked.

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee during a press conference in Kolkata, Wednesday on August 31, 2022. (PTI Photo)
West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee during a press conference in Kolkata, Wednesday on August 31, 2022. (PTI Photo)
Updated on Aug 31, 2022 10:08 PM IST

‘Guilty must be punished, but media trials...’: Mamata Banerjee on jobs scam

Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee said opposition leaders along with businessmen were being “threatened by agencies” at the behest of the ruling BJP at the Centre.

Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee addresses the event of Titagarh Wagons on Wednesday, July 27, 2022. (ANI Photo)
Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee addresses the event of Titagarh Wagons on Wednesday, July 27, 2022. (ANI Photo)
Published on Jul 27, 2022 05:03 PM IST
Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Aniruddha Dhar, New Delhi

Governor Dhankhar names new V-C of Bengal varsity; TMC cries foul

Jagdeep Dhankhar, who has questioned the West Bengal University Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2022 and is yet to give his assent to the legislation, appointed professor Mahua Mukherjee of RBU’s dance department as the new vice-chancellor of Kolkata’s Rabindra Bharati University (RBU).

West Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhar. (HT file)
West Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhar. (HT file)
Updated on Jul 01, 2022 02:30 AM IST
By, Kolkata

Bengal now plans to replace governor as visitor of private varsities

The Bengal BJP said the effort to remove governor Jagdeep Dhankhar from the functioning of private universities was part of chief minister Mamata Banerjee's plans to control the education system.

There was no reaction from Raj Bhawan till Saturday evening although it is the governor who has to give his assent to the bill that the government plans to table in the assembly. (PTI)
There was no reaction from Raj Bhawan till Saturday evening although it is the governor who has to give his assent to the bill that the government plans to table in the assembly. (PTI)
Updated on May 29, 2022 02:07 AM IST
By, Kolkata
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