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Saradha Chit Fund Probe: No trace of Rajeev Kumar, CBI seeks his info from Bengal govt

Kumar has been accused by the CBI of tampering and withholding evidence and documents to shield influential persons involved in the multi-crore scam.

Saradha scam: Ex-Kolkata top cop Rajeev Kumar fails to turn up at CBI office

Saradha scam: The CBI had directed Rajeev Kumar to appear before its officials by 2 pm Monday, but he did not turn up at CGO complex office of the premier investigating agency in the Salt Lake area here.

Saradha chitfund probe: CBI knocks Nabanna doors, told to come on ‘working day’

The two-member CBI team arrived at Nabanna in the afternoon with letters addressed to the director general of police (DGP), chief secretary and home secretary, apparently seeking whereabouts of Kumar.

West Bengal BJP leader held in old case, party cries foul

Sources said 15 cases lodged against Dhruba Saha for violence and under Arms Act, among others, in various police stations across the district.

Mamata Banerjee: Super Emergency in country, protect your rights

Mamata Banerjee tweeted and wished the citizens on the occasion of International Day of Democracy on Sunday.

Left leaders meet Bengal Governor over lathicharge on students’ march

A delegation from 12 students’ and youth organisations, affiliated to the Left Front, submitted a deputation to him on Sunday, demanding probe into the police lathicharge during their march, which they suspected to be “pre-planned”.

No heavy rain in Kolkata during Durga Puja: Met

“The city sky will most likely remain clear and people will experience pleasant weather. The temperature may remain just below normal during the (puja) time,” said a weather official.

Singur anniversary: Committed to farmers’ welfare, boosting industry, says Mamata

Agriculture, industry not back in Singur, TMC got votes with false promises: BJP

Saradha scam: Calcutta HC dismisses Rajeev Kumar’s plea for protection from arrest

Rights under Art 21 of Constitution cannot be used to enjoy special treatment: HC

Bowbazar house collapse in Kolkata: To check fraud, families to sign undertaking for compensation

More than 500 people had been evacuated from around 60 buildings in Bowbazar after they developed cracks during East-West Metro’s tunnel-boring work since August 31.

March to demand jobs: Left supporters, police clash near state secretariat, 22 detained

Police fired tear gas shells, used water cannons and had to resort to lathicharge to disperse the Left supporters, who broke barricades and pelted the policemen with stones in turn.

Mamata Banerjee: Will implement 6th pay commission from January 2020

The minimum basic salary for state government employees will be increased from Rs 7,000 to Rs 17,990. Banerjee also announced that the state government will have to bear an additional cost of Rs 10,000 crore to pay the increased salary to employees.