CBI vs Kolkata Police

Saradha chit-fund scam: CBI to question Kolkata top cop Rajeev Kumar on February 9 in Shillong

The CBI wants to question Kumar, a 1989-batch IPS officer, as he was heading the SIT formed by West Bengal government to probe Saradha and other similar ponzi scheme cases.

published on : 7th February 2019

Go to Shillong, it is a cool place: Supreme Court to CBI, Kolkata Police Commissioner

The remark was made by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi after passing the order in which a bench headed by him said that Kumar has to make himself available before the CBI for investigation.

published on : 5th February 2019

Centre asks Mamata government to initiate disciplinary proceedings against Kolkata top cop Rajeev Kumar

The Union Home Ministry, which is the cadre controlling authority of the Indian Police Service officers in the country, has asked the West Bengal Chief Secretary to initiate the process.

published on : 5th February 2019

HC adjourns hearing on CBI bid to question Kolkata Police chief Rajeev Kumar

State Advocate General Kishore Dutta prayed for adjournment of the matter since the Supreme Court was already seized of the issue.

published on : 5th February 2019

Who is in the wrong, CBI or Bengal government?

While the Supreme Court is seized of the matter, legal experts and former officials throw some light on the huge controversy.

published on : 5th February 2019

Mamata vs Centre: Top court to people's court

The CBI wanted to question Kumar, who led a special investigation team (SIT) probing the Saradha and Rose Valley chit fund scams in 2013, regarding missing documents and files in the case.

published on : 5th February 2019

Opposition to devise strategy to corner government in Parliament

The leaders from around 20 opposition parties expressed concern over the issue during a meeting held in senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad’s room in Parliament.

published on : 5th February 2019

SC to hear Centre's pleas against West Bengal's TMC government on Tuesday

Meanwhile, Rajeev Kumar is said to have moved the Calcutta High Court in the matter.

published on : 5th February 2019

CBI vs Kolkata police: Action likely against officers involved in fracas

Officials told this newspaper that Kumar has violated service rules by sitting on a dharna alongside West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.

published on : 5th February 2019

Congress divided over Mamata-CBI showdown in Kolkata

The comment came a day after Rahul backed Mamata’s move to support detention of CBI officers who had gone to question Kolkata police chief Rajeev Kumar in the Saradha chit fund scam.

published on : 5th February 2019

Kolkata Police wanted information on our investigation plan: CBI officials

The CBI official said the Kolkata Police had also refused to acknowledge the request of the CBI seeking cooperation in carrying out its investigation at the residence of city top cop.

published on : 4th February 2019

BJP asks if Kolkata Police commissioner knows chit fund scams' secrets, needs to be saved by Mamata

BJP leader and Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad also took a swipe at the unity among opposition parties against the CBI action, describing it as an alliance of the corrupt.

published on : 4th February 2019

BJP digs up Rahul Gandhi's old tweets slamming Mamata Banerjee, says #GetWellSoonRahul

Not missing the opportunity, the BJP promptly pulled out the Congress chief's speech from 2016 when Rahul had attacked the Bengal chief minister, in connection with the Saradha chit fund scam.

published on : 4th February 2019

CBI's attempt to enter Kolkata top cop Rajeev Kumar's house: HC declines immediate hearing

Following an objection by the Union government, Justice Shivakant Prasad refused to give the matter an immediate hearing and listed it for Tuesday.

published on : 4th February 2019

CBI vs Kolkata Police: Home Ministry to examine role of IPS officers

The MHA will seek report on the role of IPS officers who allegedly obstructed the CBI probe and whether they violated the service conduct rules in Sunday's episode in Kolkata.

published on : 4th February 2019
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