Investors were ‘duped’ of over Rs 15,000 crore.
Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said the case is serious and sensitive and hence she was handing it over to the CBI.
No arrests have been made so far although one more suspect from North 24 Paragana has been detained.
In areas where BJP is making gains, Hindu groups help convert Muslim women so they can marry Hindu men.
Calling it the “bahu lao, beti bachao” campaign, these organisations have been urging Hindu young men to bring home Muslim or Christian brides.
Madhuparna Das travels to 4 Bengal districts and finds out how Hindu groups sheltered and ‘purified’ Muslim women before marriage to Hindus.
All the 17 arrested in the Burdwan blast case have been charged under Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA).
A complaint has been lodged at the south Bidhannagar police station by the victim’s parents.
The ED is also looking into meetings held between Mitra and Kundu in Kolkata during 2011-13.
The CBI on Wednesday conducted raids at 43 locations of the Rose Valley Group across the country.
Interestingly, suspended TMC MLA Swapan Kanti Ghosh touched the feet of Mukul Roy on the Parliament premises.
Subrata Bakshi replaced Roy as the all-India party general secretary.
Mamata’s move comes a day after Fourteenth Finance Commission recommended a 10 per cent jump in devolution of tax revenues to states.
Minister claims JMB men funded by Indians, hatching conspiracy against Bangladesh ‘using Indian territory’
Bangladeshi government is witnessing strikes by the opposition BNP over the Teesta water sharing issue.
Advocating the entry of Tollywood movies in Bangladesh, Mamata rued that there was no collaboration between Bengal and Bangladesh film industries.
The Teesta deal was previously shelved as Mamata had objected to the proposed quantum of waters.
“I am not going to disclose what is there on the cards. Let my Bangladesh journalist friends have something new,” Mamata said.
Mamata on Wednesday said that she was honored by the invitation of the Bangladesh government.
Roy had recently said that he was part and parcel of the party, when asked if there was a rift between him and the party leadership.
No scope of seat sharing, but post electoral coalition with CPM might happen, says Adhir
He said, “sense of duty” compelled me to resist the “BJP-RSS force” and support Mamata.
"Srinjoy Bose has resigned from the party and also as a member of Rajya Sabha," Derek O'Brien said.
In all the press conferences, Roy said he wanted the “actual truth” to come out.
The FIR was registered for hurting religious sentiments following the alleged conversion of over 100 tribals in WB.
At least 45 tribal Christian and seven people from two Muslim families, mostly peasants, were “reconverted".
Praveen Togadia said he was happy with the “service” being provided by the VHP in the state.
From phone operator to Sudipta’s ‘adviser’ to founder of companies, how Shib Narayan Das rose until his arrest.
Trivedi asserted that he was still with Trinamool, but did not deny having been in touch with BJP.
Centre on Saturday ordered CRPF security cover for West Bengal BJP chief Rahul Sinha and BJP MP and Union Minister of State Babul Supriyo.
Roy had earlier informed the agency that he will appear before the investigators on Thursday.
Mukul Roy said he will appear before the CBI when he will go to Kolkata.
The contractors and security guards at the site were assaulted and their vehicles set on fire.
Only CM enjoys Z plus cover in Bengal, even Governor Tripathi has Z category.
CPM MP Mohammed Salim said “the issue must be addressed politically”.
In its report, the directorate has elaborated on the route through which the money travelled.