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 […]

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 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 […]