Mamata Banerjee Calls Rahul Gandhi "Biggest TRP" Of Modi
West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee lashed out at the Indian National Congress and its leader Rahul Gandhi. On March 20, the Trinamool Congress (TMC) President said, Rahul Gandhi is working for the TRP of the PM Narendra Modi led BJP. Banerjee said, "If Rahul Gandhi is the face of the Opposition, then nobody will be able to criticize PM Modi." Mamata's comment came after ruckus over Gandhi's UK remark.
Tags: Rahul Gandhi, Mamata Banerjee, TRP, Indian Politics, TMC, Modi Government
Courtesy: India Today
West Bengal Govt Expels Party Youth Leaders In Multi-Crore Teacher's Scam
TMC-led West Bengal Government expelled the party’s youth leaders Kuntal Ghosh and Santanu Bandopadhyay. The leaders were expelled in connection with the multi-crore teachers` recruitment scam in WB. This is the second time that Trinamool has taken such a step in the matter and expelled a leader. Earlier, the prime accused Partha Chatterjee was suspended after the Enforcement Directorate (ED) sleuths started investigation into the matter.
Tags: Teacher's Recruitment Scam, TMC, Indian Politics, ED Investigation, resigned
Sourav Ganguly's Exit As BCCI President Has Nothing To Do With BJP
Amid the exit of Sourav Ganguly as the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) President started blame game between the BJP and the TMC. While the ruling TMC has linked Ganguly’s exit from the BCCI amid “refusal” to join the BJP, the saffron party leader Locket Chatterjee hit back saying, there is no truth in such allegations and confirmed Ganguly's exit has nothing to do with BJP.
Tags: Sourav Ganguly, BCCI President, BJP, Locket Chatterjee, TMC
CBI Arrests SSC Former Chairperson Subiresh Bhattacharya
In the West Bengal SSC scam, former chairman of SSC Subiresh Bhattacharya has been arrested by the CBI in the recruitment corruption case. The arrest came days after CBI raids were conducted at Subiresh's residence, whereas the arrest was due to inconsistency in his statement and further investigation. Notably, Subiresh Bhattacharya, who has been named in the SSC came was chairperson between 2014-2018.
Tags: Subiresh Bhattacharya, West Bengal Govt, ssc recruitment, TMC, CBI inquiry
Partha Chatterjee Pleas For Bail, Appeal To Court In Tears
Partha Chatterjee, former West Bengal Education Minister broke down in tears demanding bail. During the SSC Recruitment corruption case hearing, the TMC leader was heard saying, "Give bail, let me live.". Notably, Partha was arrested in a money laundering and scam case by the ED and is being investigated under jail custody. Along with Partha, his inmate and partner Arpita Mukherjee are also under judicial custody.
Tags: SSC Recruitment Scam, partha chatterjee, Arpita mukherjee, Bail Plea, TMC
CBI Raids Residences Of WB Law Minister Moloy Ghatak In Coal Scam
The CBI raided West Bengal Law Minister and Trinamool Congress leader Moloy Ghatak's residence in Asansol. The raid was in connection with the coal scam, under the CBI investigation. On September 7, the probe agency simultaneously raided five other locations in Kolkata, in absence of Ghatak. "As his name surfaced in the coal smuggling scam, we need to find out what was his role in it," said CBI
Tags: CBI Raid, Coal Scam, West Bengal Minister, Moloy Ghatak, TMC
Courtesy: The Free Press Journal
TMC Leader Raju Sahani Arrested By CBI In Chit Fund Case: West Bengal
Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) arrested TMC leader and Halisahar Municipality chairman Raju Sahani in an alleged chit fund case. Reportedly, Rs 80 lakh cash has been seized from his residence in Newton. Furthermore, documents of properties worth Rs 2.75 crore were found, and country-made firearm along with a dozen live catridges were also recovered. Besides, a bank account in Thailand is being traced.
Tags: CBI, Raju Sahani, West Bengal, Kolkata, TMC
TMC MLA Srikanta Mahata Gets Show Cause Notice For Celebrity Leaders Remark
Trinamool Congress (TMC) MLA Srikanta Mahata has received a show cause notice for his remark against celebrity faces in the party. On August 28, the TMC issued the notice in regard to a video in which, Mahata said, "Leaders like Mimi Chakraborty, Nusrat Jahan, June Malia and Saayoni Ghosh are looting money. But they are being considered assets for the party. Notably, Mahata withdrew the statement and… read-more
Tags: MLA Srikanta Mahata, TMC, Mamata Banerjee, Bengal Silver Screen, celebrity
Courtesy: The Times of India
Special CBI Court Judge Receives ‘Threat Letter’ Urging Him To Grant Bail To Anubrata Mondal
A threat letter has reportedly been sent to a special CBI court judge hearing TMC’s Anubrata Mondal’s bail plea. The Asansol judge Rajesh Chakraborty informed that the letter threatened to implicate his family in a drugs case if he refused to grant bail to Anubrata Mondal. TMC’s Birbhum district president Anubrata Mondal was arrested in 2020 cattle smuggling case.
Tags: Anubrata Mondal, Mamata Banerjee, TMC, Cattle Smuggling Case, West Bengal
TMC Leader Anubrata Mondal Sent To 14-Days Judicial Custody
In a major setback to Mamata Banerjee-led TMC, Anubrata Mondal has been sent to 14-days of judicial custody. On August 24, a special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court at Asansol remanded Mondal in connection with the multi-crore cattle smuggling case. Notably, arrested recently, Mondal applied for bail, which was rejected by the CBI court on grounds that, Anubrata is an influential person, and can tamper with evidence and witnesses… read-more
Tags: Anubrata Mondal, CBI Court, Smuggling Case, Judicial Custody, TMC
Courtesy: The Statesman