Chit fund scam: Sudipta Sen’s cars, buildings seized

In the wake of the protests by duped investors of the Saradha Group, the West Bengal government on Wednesday froze 35 bank accounts of the company. Cracking down on the Saradha Group in the chit fund scam, the West Bengal government has also seized 36 cars belonging to Saradha Group chairman and managing director Sudipta […]

I apologise, it’s a blot: Governor on Presidency University vandalism

West Bengal Governor MK Narayanan on Friday apologised to the students of Presidency University for the violence carried out by alleged Trinamool Congress youth wing activists. Addressing the students at Presidency University Narayanan, who is also the Chancellor of the prestigious university said, “I have failed to fulfill my responsibility towards you as the Chancellor.” […]

Controversy erupts over Mamata’s entry route; ignored advice, says police

A controversy broke out on Wednesday over whether or not West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who was heckled by Left activists yesterday, ignored an advice to enter the Planning Commission building through the VIP gate. The Delhi Police conveyed to the Union Home Ministry that Banerjee ignored the advice to enter the Commission premises […]

They can kill me but cannot stop me: Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday faced protests over death of an SFI member from Left activists who also heckled her Finance Minister Amit Mitra outside the Planning Commission office here. A group of protesters from Left organisations, which waited for the Trinamool Congress Chief outside the Commission’s office, raised slogans against her […]

Mamata Banerjee shocker: ‘Should I go beat up the PM?’

Stepping up her anti-Centre tirade, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday said she had met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh several times to protest against fertiliser price hike but to no avail, and she could not do anymore. “I have met the Prime Minister 10 times. I cannot do more than this. Shall I […]

Congress slams Mamata for delay in reforms

Jammu: Slamming Trinamool Congress, Union Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad on Sunday said steps like allowing FDI in retail sector, hiking diesel prices and limiting cap on domestic LPG could have been taken earlier if there was no pressure from parties like the one headed by Mamata Banerjee. Ruling out any threat to the UPA government […]

Congress withdraws support to Mamata govt in West Bengal

Completing the divorce formalities with the Trinamool Congress, the Congress on Saturday withdrew support to West Bengal’s Mamata Banerjee government after its six ministers handed over their resignation to the chief minister. All the Congress ministers – two cabinet-rank and four ministers of state – went in a body to Banerjee’s chamber at the state […]

Trinamool quits UPA, Govt reduced to minority

The Trinamool Congress on Friday formally quit the UPA government and all its six ministers resigned in protest against FDI in retail. The TMC, which has 19 Lok Sabha MPs, gave a letter withdrawing support to the UPA government to President Pranab Mukherjee. A little earlier, the six TMC ministers submitted their resignations to Prime […]

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