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The four leaders are currently under house arrest following an order by a Division Bench of the High Court, that had stayed the bail. The four include TMC ministers Subrata Mukherjee and Firhad Hakim, MLA Madan Mitra and former Kolkata mayor Sovan Chatterjee.
May 25, 2021 6:05 pm
On May 21, the Calcutta High Court had ordered shifting the accused leaders to house arrest from jail. The arrest of the four leaders has accentuated the war of words between the ruling TMC government and Governor Jagdeep Dhankar in West Bengal.
September 29, 2019 4:26 pm
Sources said Mirza had allegedly took Roy’s name post his arrest. He claimed that Roy had introduced him to Mathew Samuel, of the Narada News portal, who had conducted the sting operation.
September 29, 2019 9:11 am
Roy was initially asked to appear before the CBI on Friday. However, he had sought time from the agency saying he was “preoccupied”. The CBI then asked him to appear on Saturday.
September 28, 2019 9:49 am
According to sources, CBI officials wanted to speak to Roy before the five-day custody of IPS officer S M H Mirza, who was arrested on Thursday, ends on September 30.
September 27, 2019 5:45 am
As per records, Mirza was taped accepting money from Narada news portal editor Mathew Samuel during a sting operation. During interrogation by the ED, which is probing the money trail into the case, Mirza accepted that he took cash from Samuel but as "donation" to an orphanage.
September 04, 2019 5:12 am
The CBI has already sought permission of the Lok Sabha Speaker to prosecute TMC MPs Saugata Roy, Kakoli Ghosh Dastidar and Prasun Banerjee in connection with the Narada sting operation of 2016. However, when Roy was asked about it he said, “I have no idea about that.”
September 01, 2019 2:35 am
The Narada sting operation purportedly showed TMC MPs accepting money from representatives of a fictitious company for extending favours to it. The CBI registered a case in April 2017 and senior TMC leaders, including West Bengal ministers, were booked for criminal conspiracy and corruption.
August 28, 2019 4:24 pm
The agency has also called Mathew Samuels, the editor of Narada news, who had provided the recordings purportedly showing alleged payments received by politicians and senior bureaucrats of West Bengal Government.
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