WBSSC scam: CBI's 1st charge sheet details on how Partha Chatterjee plotted conspiracy
According to CBI sources, the first step of the controversy was to identify those to be illegally recruited against monetary consideration as well identifying those eligible candidates whose names would be chucked out from the merit list to accommodate the ineligible ones. The second step of controversy was on how to change the marks or rather increase the marks of the ineligible candidates in the commission's server to accommodate them in the merit list.
BJP rally to Nabanna: HC asks Bengal govt to refrain from unnecessary arrests
In a petition filed against the state government accusing it of continuing harassment of the BJP workers in the matter at the division bench of Calcutta High Court's Chief Justice Rajasekhar Mantha and Justice Rajarshi Bharadwaj, BJP's counsel Subir Sanyal alleged that that the police have continued arresting people even days after that day of the agitation.
BJP's march to Bengal secretariat takes violent turn; party's state president stages 'sit-in'
Tension gripped the area as the second arm of the marching BJP supporters, led by the state BJP president in West Bengal and party MP, Sukanta Majumdar and BJP legislator, Agnimitra Paul started moving towards the state secretariat of Nabanna from Santragachi on the Howrah side. Huge police contingent deployed there stopped the marching BJP supporters
WBSSC scam: Arpita starts showing signs of breaking down
ED sources said that since their arrest on Saturday, the officials for the first time got a full-fledged opportunity to grill both Chatterjee and Mukherjee at the agency's office at CGO Complex at Salt Lake in the northern outskirts of Kolkata.
Calcutta HC directs ED to shift Partha Chatterjee to AIIMS Bhubaneswar
The bench of Justice Bibek Chaudhuri ordered that Chatterjee be flown to Bhubaneswar in an air-ambulance on Monday morning for medical check-up and a report should be submitted at his bench by 3 pm on Monday itself. Chaudhuri's direction came on a petition filed by the ED challenging an order from a lower court that allowed Chatterjee to be treated at the state-run SSKM Medical College and Hospital in Kolkata.
WBSSC scam: Trinamool Congress distances itself from Partha Chatterjee
For the first two hours of the commerce & industries minister's arrest from his residence in South Kolkata's Naktala, there was no statement from the party. Finally at around 12.15 p.m, Trinamool Congress's state general secretary and the party spokesman Kunal Ghosh came out with an extremely loaded statement denying any association of the party or the state government with the development especially with the issue of recovery of huge amount of cash from the residence of Chatterjee's confidante and close aide Arpita Mukherjee.
Governor Dhankhar finally approves oath of Babul Supriyo as MLA
Earlier, the Governor had refused to clear the file relating to the swearing-in ceremony. Assembly sources said that a file was forwarded to the Governor's office for clearance, where the latter's consent was sought so that the swearing-in ceremony could be conducted within the Assembly premises with Speaker Biman Banerjee administering the oath.
Amit Shah to be on a three-day Bengal tour from May 4-6
Amit Shah will arrive in Kolkata on the night of May 4. On May 5, he will first go to Hingalganj in the North 24 Parganas district and attend a function of the Border Security Force (BSF). From there he will head to Siliguri in North Bengal's Darjeeling district and address a public rally at Railway Institute Ground. There is also a possibility of the Home Minister having a meeting with the representatives of different political and non-political organisations based out of Darjeeling on May 5.
Post-poll violence: Calcutta HC orders compensation to slain BJP worker's family
The high court bench comprising Chief Justice Prakash Srivastava and Justice Rajarshi Bharadwaj directed Chief Secretary H.K. Dwivedi to take necessary steps on this count. The bench also ordered that the compensation amount be delivered within two months from the day of the issuance of the order.