Mamata Banerjee

SSC scam: Stung by ED raids, Trinamool wakes up, assures justice to job aspirants

Abhishek Banerjee was forced to step as the party had nowhere to hide after embarrassing photos surfaced of the Rs 50 crore in currency notes and gold jewellery seized by the ED.

published on : 30th July 2022

SSC scam: Partha Chatterjee cries conspiracy, plays victim card, but mum about plotters

Meanwhile, Chatterjee’s close aide Arpita, from whose apartments Rs 49.8 crore in cash and jewellery was recovered, broke down while being taken for medical check-up.

published on : 29th July 2022

Bengal SSC scam: Mamata sacks arrested minister Partha Chatterjee from Cabinet

Earlier in the day, TMC general secretary and spokesperson Kunal Ghosh had called for Partha Chatterjee's expulsion from the party and the ministry.

published on : 28th July 2022

SSC scam: Sack Partha Chatterjee from Mamata Cabinet, expel him, Trinamool leaders demand

Nearly Rs 50 crore in cash, and gold believed to be in kilograms were recovered from apartments linked to Partha Chatterjee, besides documents of properties and foreign exchange.

published on : 28th July 2022

'Anyone proven guilty must be punished, but media trials unacceptable': Mamata on SSC scam

Banerjee, also the Trinamool Congress supremo, said that anyone proven guilty by the court must be punished, but probe 'agencies must not be used to malign political parties'.

published on : 28th July 2022

SSC scam: Why is arrested minister being retained in Mamata Cabinet, asks BJP's Suvendu

Adhikari met Governor La Ganesan at the Raj Bhavan in Kolkata, seeking that Chatterjee, who holds the industry, commerce and parliamentary affairs portfolios, be removed as minister.

published on : 28th July 2022

Bengal recruitment scam: More cash found at minister aide's house after Rs 21 crore haul

"We found cash in the apartment owned by Arpita. The process of counting the currency notes is going on," said an ED official.

published on : 27th July 2022

Amid school jobs scam ignominy, Mamata says confident of BJP's defeat in 2024

The government at Centre is more dangerous than the British Raj. I don’t know how, but I can say the BJP will lose the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, she said.

published on : 27th July 2022

Anyone proven guilty must be punished, but media trials are unacceptable: Mamata

Banerjee also asserted that anyone was proven guilty by the court must be punished but probe “agencies must not be used to malign political parties”.

published on : 27th July 2022

SSC scam: BJP is wrong if it thinks it can break my party using agencies, says CM Mamata

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee slammed the opposition for a "malicious campaign" launched against her, asserting that she does not support corruption.

published on : 25th July 2022

SSC scam: Arrested Bengal minister Partha Chatterjee admitted to AIIMS, Bhubaneswar

The Calcutta High Court on July 24 directed the ED, which had arrested Chatterjee in connection with its probe into the scam, to take him to the health facility by an air ambulance.

published on : 25th July 2022

SSC scam: Unease in Trinamool over Mamata's name appearing in Partha’s arrest memo

The TMC said that action would be taken against Chatterjee if the court approves any evidence submitted by the Enforcement Directorate (ED).

published on : 25th July 2022

Will write to Mamata on Bengal school jobs scam: Pradhan

"Charges of wrong merit lists and other recruitment anomalies have been raised by the job aspirants. This is unbecoming in Bengal, the land of worshippers of Goddess Saraswati," he said.

published on : 24th July 2022

Jagdeep Dhankhar: From confrontations with Mamata to running for Vice-President's post

The Dhankhar-Banerjee spats were so frequent, often evoking laughter and derision, at least in the TMC, that the fiery Bengal chief minister blocked him from following her on social media.

published on : 24th July 2022

Enough time for Mamata Banerjee to change mind, says vice presidential candidate Margaret Alva

The veteran Congress leader, who has spent nearly 50 years in politics, said the differences in the Opposition bloc were "like a family quarrel" which would be resolved.

published on : 24th July 2022

'Congress must view Trinamool as equal partner': Derek O'Brien on party deciding to abstain from V-P polls

Meanwhile, the CPI has alleged that the TMC has exposed fissures in the Opposition unity by deciding to abstain from the vice-presidential election.

published on : 23rd July 2022

V-P polls: Will TRS boost Opposition unity by backing Margaret Alva?

Doubts whether KCR may abstain like TMC crop up as MPs skip Alva’s nomination filing 

published on : 23rd July 2022

ED questions former Bengal Education Minister in SSC scam, seizes Rs 20 crore from aide

ED teams, comprising 80 personnel, conducted simultaneous raids at 13 locations, including houses of state minister Paresh Adhikari in Cooch Behar.

published on : 23rd July 2022

From cross-voting to abstaining from voting, chinks in Opposition unity exposed

Sonia Gandhi had spoken to Mamata Banerjee on July 15 where the TMC supremo is learnt to have given no indication that she would not support the joint opposition candidate, sources said.

published on : 23rd July 2022

TMC says will abstain from voting in Vice-Presidential election

"We were not consulted when Margaret Alva’s name was decided. So, we decided to abstain from voting process for Vice-President election," said TMC leader Abhishek Banerjee.

published on : 21st July 2022
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