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Mamata suspects political vendetta behind arrest of TMC leaders  Dec 22, 8:41 pm
Kolkata, Dec. 22 (ANI): In the wake of the recent arrest of West Bengal Transport Minister Madan Mitra by the CBI in the Saradha chit-fund scam case, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday claimed that members of her party are being sent to jail as part of a political vendetta.
People in Kolkata hold 'Walk for Peace' campaign in wake of Peshawar attack   Dec 21, 9:38 am
Kolkata, Dec. 21 (ANI): People in Kolkata on Sunday held a one day 'Walk for Peace' campaign against terrorism in wake of Peshawar attack.
Saradha scam: Madan remanded to judicial custody till Jan. 2  Dec 19, 7:11 pm
Kolkata, Dec. 19 (ANI): West Bengal Transport Minister Madan Mitra, who was arrested earlier this month in connection with the Saradha chit-fund scam, has been sent to judicial custody till January 2, 2015.
Khemka takes on Congress over missing Vadra land deal documents  Dec 19, 4:44 pm
Kolkata/Chandigarh, Dec. 19 (ANI): Asserting that he was charge sheeted with the prime objective of giving a clean chit to Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra, senior Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer Ashok Khemka on Friday said key documents related to his business operations were now found to be missing from government files, and added that this was an indication and evidence of how the former Congress-led government in Haryana had set up a committee to overrule his decision to cancel the former's land deals.
Trade unions call for taxi strike in Kolkata  Dec 19, 10:44 am
Kolkata, Dec. 19 (ANI): Trade unions in Kolkata on Friday called for a 24-hour taxi strike over demands for a revised fare structure and improved working conditions.
Chit Fund Sufferers Unity Forum demands return of Saradha depositors' money  Dec 18, 6:26 pm
Kolkata, Dec. 18 (ANI): An organisation of agents and depositors of chit funds-Chit Fund Sufferers Unity Forum (CFSUF) took out a protest march here on Thursday demanding immediate return of money to lakhs of depositors who had invested in Saradha, which went bust.
Madan Mitra to remain in CBI custody till December 19, orders Alipore Court  Dec 16, 7:03 pm
Kolkata, Dec. 16 (ANI): The Alipore Court on Tuesday stated that Trinamool Congress leader Madan Mitra, who had earlier this week been arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in connection with the Saradha chit-fund scam, will remain in police custody for a further three days.
Madan Mitra produced before court over alleged involvement in Saradha scam  Dec 16, 3:46 pm
Kolkata, Dec. 16 (ANI): West Bengal Transport Minister Madan Mitra was produced before the Alipore Court over his alleged connection with the Saradha chit-fund scam here on Tuesday.
Two years after Dec 16, activists say no decrease in sexual crimes despite amended laws  Dec 16, 11:23 am
Kolkata, Dec. 16 (ANI): Women's rights activist Malini Bhattacharya on Tuesday said that although there have been some positive changes in the law since the December 16 gang rape that shook the nation two years ago, incidents of sexual violence against women have still not gone down.
Madan Mitra alleges political conspiracy behind arrest  Dec 13, 7:01 pm
Kolkata, Dec. 13 (ANI): West Bengal Transport Minister Madan Mitra, who was arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) yesterday in connection with the Saradha chit-fund scam, alleged on Saturday that he was the victim of a political conspiracy.
Saradha scam: Mitra remanded to CBI custody till Dec. 16  Dec 13, 6:37 pm
Kolkata, Dec. 13 (ANI): West Bengal Transport Minister Madan Mitra, who was yesterday arrested in connection with Saradha chit-fund scam, has been remanded to Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) custody till December 16.
TMC workers stage protest outside court over arrest of minister Madan Mitra  Dec 13, 6:06 pm
Kolkata, Dec. 13 (ANI): Thousands of Trinamool Congress (TMC) workers on Saturday staged protest here outside the Alipore Court against arrest of West Bengal Transport Minister Madan Mitra's by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in connection with the Saradha chit-fund scam.
Madan Mitra's arrest 'illegal and unconstitutional': Mamata   Dec 12, 7:52 pm
Kolkata, Dec. 12 (ANI): Taking strong exception to West Bengal Transport Minister Madan Mitra's arrest by the CBI in connection with the Saradha chit-fund scam, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday termed his arrest illegal and unconstitutional.
Kallis to be KKR's mentor, batting consultant in next year's IPL season  Dec 6, 11:08 am
Johannesburg, Dec 06 (ANI): Former South Africa all-rounder Jacques Kallis would be involved in the Indian Premier League (IPL) next year, although he won't be playing in it, as a mentor and batting consultant for the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR).
Mamata will take TMC to the grave: Rahul Sinha   Nov 30, 4:42 pm
Kolkata, Nov. 30 (ANI): The chief of BJP's West Bengal unit, Rahul Sinha, on Sunday said that Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's speeches lack substance and are full of abusive words, adding that it would take the ruling TMC down to the grave.
Amit Shah calls for 'Didi free Bengal'  Nov 30, 4:14 pm
Kolkata, Nov. 30 (ANI): Taking potshots at West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee over the Saradha chit-fund scam and the Burdwan blast, Bharatiya Janata Party president Amit Shah on Sunday appealed to the people here to vote for change and development in the state.
Amit Shah's rally will sound poll bugle for 2016 elections: BJP  Nov 30, 2:30 pm
New Delhi, Nov. 30 (ANI): Launching a frontal attack on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national secretary Siddharth Nath Singh on Sunday said that party chief Amit Shah's rally in Kolkata will sound the poll bugle for the 2016 assembly elections where the call will be for a 'Mamata-free Bengal'.
Amit Shah to hold rally in Kolkata today   Nov 30, 10:50 am
Kolkata, Nov. 30 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah will be holding a rally here today, after the Calcutta High Court granted him permission for the same.
Air India flight catches fire at Kolkata Airport, passengers safe  Nov 29, 6:43 pm
Kolkata, Nov. 29 (ANI): The passengers onboard an Air India flight had a close shave on Saturday after the wheel of the flight reportedly caught fire at the Kolkata Airport.
Prez calls for skilling of India's large workforce through training, education  Nov 29, 6:30 pm
Kolkata, Nov. 29 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee has called for the skilling of India's large workforce, which accounts for two-third of population, through proper training and education.
Khurshid pulls up Amit Shah, backs WB Govt.  Nov 29, 1:38 pm
Ranchi, Nov. 29 (ANI): Senior Congress leader and former external affairs minister Salman Khurshid on Saturday the West Bengal Government must have taken the decision not to permit Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah to hold rally in Kolkata considering his past.
TMC has every right to challenge HC order on Amit Shah's rally: NCP  Nov 29, 1:17 pm
New Delhi, Nov. 29 (ANI): Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Majeed Memon on Saturday said the ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) Government in West Bengal has every right to challenge the Calcutta High Court's order granting permission to Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah to hold a rally in Kolkata.
Tewari avoids commenting on TMC's decision to challenge HC order on Shah's rally  Nov 29, 1:17 pm
New Delhi, Nov. 29 (ANI): Congress leader Manish Tewari on Saturday avoided commenting on Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal Government's expected move to appeal against the Calcutta High Court's order permitting BJP president Amit Shah to hold a rally in Kolkata, saying one should wait for the court's decision.
HC grants Amit Shah permission to hold rally in Kolkata tomorrow  Nov 29, 11:02 am
Kolkata, Nov. 29 (ANI): The Calcutta High Court has granted Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah permission to hold a rally in the city on Sunday.
Saradha scam: ED summons artist Subhaprasanna  Nov 25, 11:06 am
Kolkata, Nov. 25 (ANI): The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Tuesday summoned noted painter Subhaprasanna in the Saradha chit fund scam.
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