The Saradha group allegedly cheated thousands of depositors, promising abnormally high returns on investments in its illegal schemes. The ED is probing the money laundering aspect since April 2013
The BJP has been inducting Bengali film personalities almost en masse for the last two years
Saradha scam: CBI sets up special team to trace Rajeev Kumar; ex-Kolkata top cop failed to appear for questioning twice
Highly places sources said the agency is trying to locate Rajeev Kumar and has even written to the West Bengal DGP and the chief secretary to instruct him to appear before the investigation team.
Saradha case: Rajeev Kumar fails to appear before CBI for second time in three days; don't know his whereabouts, say top West Bengal officials
CBI said that Rajeev Kumar had allegedly suppressed evidences crucial for filing the final chargesheet in the Saradha scam
Saradha case: Ex-Kolkata police commissioner Rajeev Kumar fails to appear before CBI, seeks month's time owing to wife's illness
Rajeev Kumar, who is currently the West Bengal CID Additional Director General, was part of a special investigation team set up by the state government to investigate the Saradha scam
Saradha scam: CBI summons former Kolkata police commissioner Rajeev Kumar for questioning on Saturday
The CBI has summoned former Kolkata police commissioner Rajeev Kumar to appear for questioning on Saturday in connection with its probe into the Saradha scam, officials said
Saradha scam: CBI visits ex-Kolkata Police commissioner Rajeev Kumar's residence to record his attendance as per HC order
CBI officials on Friday reached the residence of former city police commissioner Rajeev Kumar to mark his attendance as per the Calcutta High Court's order.
Daily Bulletin: Narendra Modi to address nation on Kargil war victory; rain fury to continue in Mumbai; day's top stories
The downpour in Mumbai revived the memories of the much greater monsoon fury the city had witnessed on 26 July, 2005 as intense spells of rain are likely to continue in the districts of Thane, Raigad and Mumbai, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) had said earlier on Friday.
Reacting to the summons, Derek O'Brien alleged that the CBI notice was sent as the TMC was opposing amendments to the Right to Information Act.
ED sources said that Kunal Ghosh, a former Trinamool Congress MP, had allegedly received funds from the Saradha group to head its media unit.
ED summons six people including TMC MP Satabdi Roy for interrogation in connection with Saradha chit fund scam
Enforcement Directorate summoned six persons, including TMC MP Satabdi Roy and suspended party leader Kunal Ghosh in connection with the Saradha chit fund scam.
Saradha chit fund scam: HC to hear ex-Kolkata Police commissioner Rajeev Kumar’s plea seeking protection from arrest on 17 July
Calcutta HC will hear ex-Kolkata police commissioner Rajeev Kumar's plea seeking protection from arrest in connection with Saradha chit fund case on 17 July. The court had earlier extended interim protection from arrest by the CBI to Kumar till 22 July. Kumar is accused of tampering with evidence in the case.
Saradha scam: Ex-Kolkata Police commissioner Rajeev Kumar skips CBI summons, seeks more time to appear before officials
The CBI had on Sunday summoned the IPS officer to the agency's Salt Lake office on Monday after a team failed to meet him at his residence in connection with the Saradha probe.
Mamata Banerjee vs Narendra Modi: As Lok Sabha election kicks into full swing, war of words escalates
The war of words between Prime Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Narendra Modi and Bengal chief minister and Trinamool Congress (TMC) chief Mamata Banerjee rages on
Mamata Banerjee government gives Rajeev Kumar additional charge of economic offences directorate, special task force of Kolkata Police
Rajeev Kumar, who recently took over as the state CID chief after completing his tenure as the city police commissioner, would hold additional charge of the two departments until further orders, a home department official said Saturday.
Former TMC MP Kunal Ghosh reaches CBI's Shillong office for questioning in Saradha, Rose Valley chit fund scams
Former TMC MP Kunal Ghosh was arrested in the chit fund scams on 23 November, 2013, and sent to custody by the CBI on 4 September, 2014, after it took over the investigation on the orders of the Supreme Court.
CBI begins interrogating Kolkata Police chief Rajeev Kumar in Shillong; commissioner accompanied by 2 IPS officers
Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar, his counsel Biswajit Deb and senior IPS officers Javed Shamim and Murlidhar Sharma arrived at the CBI office in Shillong at 11 am.
'All appears to be propaganda,' says ex-interim CBI chief Nageswara Rao, hours after Kolkata Police raids two locations
It was Rao under whose instruction officers of the central investigating agency landed at the doorstep of the Kolkata police commissioner Rajeev Kumar on Sunday evening
Daily Bulletin: Kumaraswamy to present Karnataka budget amid coalition discord; CBI to quiz Rajeev Kumar tomorrow; day's top stories
While HD Kumaraswamy is set to present Karnataka budget amid coalition discord, Congress president Rahul Gandhi will address a farmers rally in Bhopal. Narendra Modi will address his third rally in a week in West Bengal.
Saradha scam: Despite Supreme Court's order on cooperation, Kolkata Police chief Rajeev Kumar may prove a hard nut for CBI
What the CBI must be wary of now is how the Kolkata Police commissioner may define “cooperation” which the Supreme Court said he must extend to investigators.