CBI arrests TMC's Anubrata Mondal for 'not cooperating' in cattle smuggling case; ED summons eight IPS officers
Mondal was arrested after almost an hour-long interrogation by a CBI team that arrived at the Birbhum district president's house early on Thursday
Hitting out at opposition, Hakim said the leaders and former ministers of Left Front’s regime and Congress were also mentioned in a list under the HC scanner.
The TMC leader is on his way to state-run SSKM Hospital in the metropolis for a health check-up, a party source said.
Sources said that in her meeting with the Prime Minister today, she is likely to discuss multiple issues, including GST dues for her state.
After a successful stint as a Hindi playback singer, Supriyo entered politics in 2014, getting a ticket to contest the Lok Sabha elections for the BJP from West Bengal on Ramdev's recommendation.
ED sleuths have recovered around Rs 50 crore in cash, along with jewellery, from her two flats in south-west Kolkata and Belghoria.
The reshuffle was expected as the ruling party believes that the legal battle of Chatterjee, who was among the key cabinet members, will continue for long.
After Partha Chatterjee was relieved of his ministerial duties, following his recent arrest by the Enforcement Directorate, portfolios held by him were taken over by the TMC boss.
Chatterjee had on Friday asserted that he was a victim of a conspiracy and expressed unhappiness over the Trinamool Congress' decision to suspend him.
TMC leader Saket Gokhale said the smart meters being installed in the Meghalaya households were manufactured by a Chinese company, Inhemeter, based in Shenzhen.
The central agency came to know about a real estate company and an entertainment agency, which were used to park the money, suspected to be proceeds of crime of the recruitment scam.
Earlier in the day, TMC general secretary and spokesperson Kunal Ghosh had called for Partha Chatterjee's expulsion from the party and the ministry.
Chakraborty said the BJP is in power in 18 states, and the party's flag will "fly high in a few other states very soon".
Speaker Om Birla warned the protesting members that those who continue to shout slogans, display placards will have to do it outside the House after 3 pm.
"We came to know about eight apartments in and around Kolkata in Arpita’s name. She is yet to disclose the source of the money that was used to purchase the properties," an ED official said.
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.
His name had also cropped up in a Ponzi scheme, which was being probed by the Central Bureau of Investigation.
VP polls: TMC's decision to abstain from voting disappointing, says Alva; not against her: Trinamool
Trinamool Congress said it has taken a 'principled strand' of abstaining to protest against the way her name was 'unilaterally' decided by other opposition parties.
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.
"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.