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Mamata Banerjee at TMC Martyrs' Day rally says BJP engaging in horse-trading everywhere, alleges pressure from central agencies
Mamata Banerjee accused the BJP-led central government of having won the 2019 Lok Sabha elections by cheating, using EVMs, CRPF and the Election Commission.
Firstpost Editor's Picks: Saurabh Chaudhary on setting world record; chit funds in Chhattisgarh; today's must-read stories
As wave after wave of raucous cheers echoed around the Dr Karni Singh Shooting Range, Saurabh Chaudhary was an island of calm
Travels through the Hindi belt: Chhattisgarh govt struggles to assuage investors, agents duped in chit funds during BJP's tenure
Over 400 cases of irregularities have been registered against chit fund companies in Chhattisgarh. The Congress government is struggling to assuage those who lost their money.
Mamata vs Centre: Support pours in from Opposition parties across country even as West Bengal CM calls protest 'non-political'
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee's indefinite dharna against the Centre, in Kolkata, kept political participants busy through Monday as effects rippled through the Parliament, the Election Commission of India's office, the Kolkata High Court and even the Supreme Court.
Mamata vs Centre updates: Corruption will never stick to Mamata Banerjee's white saree, says Derek O'Brien
Mamata vs CBI updates: Trinamool Congress Party leader Derek O'Brien said on Monday that the most corrupt people in this country are Amit Shah and Narendra Modi. "Corruption will never stick to the white saree that Mamata Banerjee wears," he said.
Will the Mamata Banerjee versus Centre battle end up uniting opposition parties against BJP even more?
From Rahul Gandhi to Omar Abdullah, from Arvind Kejriwal to Sharad Pawar, the length and breadth of India's regional political forces seem to have latched on to the lucrative pre-poll situation presented by Mamata's protests following a CBI team's visit to question the Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar for his alleged involvement in a chit fund scam.
In denying CBI, Mamata govt has made mockery of democracy, constitutional propriety, says BJP spokesperson Nalin Kohli
The BJP on Sunday slammed the Mamata Banerjee-led government in West Bengal after Kolkata Police stopped the CBI from questioning its chief, accusing it of making a mockery of governance, democracy and constitutional propriety.
The panel said it has been submitted to the committee that there should be provision for insurance coverage for the subscribers/ members, the cost of which will be borne by the chit fund company.
Though the chit fund industry is large, growing and provides useful financial services to those who are otherwise excluded from formal institutions like commercial banks, the government, even otherwise, has imposed stringent rules that has stymied its progress
There must be really something compelling about Tihar for Saharasri.
Four days before West Bengal goes to polls, the Enforcement Directorate filed its first chargesheet in the multi-crore rupee Saradha chit fund scam case
The Supreme Court on Monday asked the West Bengal police to double the number of policemen it had earlier offered to CBI to probe non-Sardha chit-fund scam cases in the state.
Arrested for the multi-crore Saradha chit fund scam, Sudipta Sen is in jail custody along with several ruling TMC leaders.
Those involved in mushrooming of chit fund business in Bengal are now taking out rallies and shedding crocodile tears, state Minister Partha Chatterjee said without naming the CPM.
Congress, on the other hand, wanted the bill to be referred to the Standing Committee for closer scrutiny.
The Odisha Premier League could well provide clues to investigating agencies on the way black money could have had a role in the IPL.
Did the BJP president speak in a public rally on a controversial subject such as Saradha's terror linkage without a reality check? On the other hand, if Shah's allegations are indeed true and based on evidences he is privy to, why did the government state otherwise in Parliament?
CBI on Monday questioned former Assam Minister and Congress leader Anjan Dutta in connection with its probe in the Saradha chit fund scam in which thousands of investors were allegedly duped.
A city court on Wednesday extended the judicial remand of Assamese singer Sadanand Gogoi and three others accused in the multi-crore Saradha scam till December three, rejecting their bail prayers.
The Special Crime Branch of CBI on Monday filed the second chargesheet in the Saradha ponzi scam case at Alipur court.