West Bengal

TMC Supremo Mamata Banerjee Opens Her Koo Account

West Bengal Chief minister Mamata Banerjee joined the homegrown social media platform, Koo, on Monday. The TMC supremo, who has 7 million followers on Twitter and 4.9 million followers on Facebook, received a whopping 28.6K followers on day one itself.

Mandal Has Direct Link In Cattle Smuggling Scam, Suggests CBI

The clues gathered by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) suggest that suspended TMC strongman Anubrata Mandal has a direct link in the cattle smuggling case

TOP EXCL: Now, ‘Filthy Rich’ 19 Bengal Netas Under ED Lens

KOLKATA: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) will probe how the properties of leaders and ministers of West Bengal are growing phenomenally. As many as 19 leaders will be under the scanner and most of them are ministers, MLAs, and leaders of the ruling party Trinamool Congress (TMC). The list includes names such as Arjun Singh, Sovan …

Bengal Scam: ED In Pursuit Of Arpita’s 4 Luxury Cars

KOLKATA: After recovering over Rs 50 crores in cash & jewellery, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) is now in search of four high-end cars belonging to sacked Bengal minister Partha Chatterjee’s aide Arpita Mukherjee. As per sources in theE D, Audi A4, Honda City, Honda CRV, and Mercedes Benz cars – all registered in the name …

Bengal Education Dept Diary Recovered From Arpita’s Flat: ED In Calcutta HC

NEW DELHI: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) recovered a black diary of Bengal department of school education and higher education during searches at a flat of arrested state minister Partha Chatterjee’s aide Arpita Mukherjee in the teacher recruitment case. Chatterjee held the education portfolio when the irregularities in the recruitment allegedly took place. Partha and Arpita …

BJP Should Introspect On People Leaving Party: Nat’l Secy Anupam Hazra

NEW DELHI: Amid a string of desertions hitting the West Bengal unit of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), with prominent leaders leaving the party to join Trinamool Congress (TMC), its national secretary Anupam Hazra on Monday called for introspection. Hazra’s comments came after West Bengal BJP vice-president Arjun Singh re-joined TMC in the presence of the …

‘Don’t Feel Safe’: Victim Families Of Bengal Violence Demand Justice, President’s Rule

  NEW DELHI: Many people from West Bengal, who allegedly lost their family members in post-poll violence in the state last year, took out a candlelight march from Patiala House court o India Gate on Friday, demanding justice & the president’s rule in the state. The demonstrators lamented that they don’t feel safe anymore in …

Jahangirpuri Violence: Delhi Police Arrest Key Accused From Bengal

KOLKATA/NEW DELHI: In an important development, Delhi Police has arrested a key accused in the Jahangirpuri violence case from Bengal on Thursday, who is also one of the key accused along with Mohammad Ansar, who was already under custody. “We have arrested Mohammad Farid (the arrested accused) from Bengal,” a Delhi Police official, told The …

WB: CBI Arrests 4 Accused In Birbhum Massacre

NEW DELHI: Days after it took over the probe, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Thursday said it had arrested four accused in connection with the brutal killing of eight people in West Bengal’s Birbhum. The agency has arrested four accused from Mumbai, Maharashtra in connection with the massacre in Rampurhat area of Birbhum …

CBI Arrests 2 Absconders In WB Post Poll Violence Case

New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday said that it has arrested two absconders in connection with a post-poll violence case in West Bengal. A CBI spokesperson said that the agency has arrested Rahul Dey and Sourav Dey, in connection with the death of Avijit Sarkar resident of Kolkata. The two arrested …