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Narada Case: Arrested TMC MLA, Former Party Leader Admitted To Hospital

May 18, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Madan Mitra, Trinamool Congress MLA Madan, and Sovan Chatterjee, former party leader were taken to the state-run SSKM Hospital as both the politicians complained of breathlessness

Explained: What's Narada Case? Who Are The Ministers Involved?

May 18, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The case pertains to the ‘Narada tapes’ sting operation shot in 2014 by Narada news portal, purportedly showing TMC leaders accepting bribes on camera.

Narada Scam: Arrested TMC Leaders Taken To Presidency Jail

'I have full faith in the judiciary. The BJP can employ anybody to harass me,' Hakim said outside the Nizam Palace.

Bengal Drama: Suvendu’s Rs 5 Lakh Worth Less Than Firhad Hakim’s Rs 5 Lakh?

May 17, 2021 Ruben Banerjee

The selective arrests have political vendetta written all over them, and the BJP - squarely defeated in the state elections - is coming across as a sore loser.

‘Arrest Me’: Mamata Says As TMC Leaders Held In Narada Case; Protest Outside CBI Office

West Bengal ministers Firhad Hakim and Subrata Mukherjee and TMC leader Madan Mitra were arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday in connection with the 2016 Narada sting operation case.

17 May, 2021

Suvendu Adhikari Took Rs 5 Lakh Bribe From Me, Rs 15 Lakh Was Given For Mukul Roy: Mathew Samuel On Narada Case Arrests

Puneet Nicholas Yadav

CBI officials told me this was a politically sensitive case, all evidence, including tapes showing Adhikari accepting bribe and Mirza taking Rs 15 lakh for Mukul Roy, was forensically authenticated.

28 May, 2017 Shuts Shop, Journalists Threaten Hunger Strike Over Dues

Ushinor Majumdar

More than 20 former employees of the web portal have taken to social media to announce that they have sued and its editor Mathew Samuel in a labour court in Delhi.

24 March, 2017

Sting Against Trinamool MLAs Was Done With Rs 80 Lakh Given By Party’s K.D. Singh, Says Mathew Samuel

Dola Mitra

A former Tehelka editor and founder-CEO of Mathew Samuel, who conducted the sting operation, reveals the details...

17 January, 2017

Leaked Audio Tape Suggests Kerala’s Ex-Chief Secretary Was Honey-Trapped

Anoop George Philip

Tape of sleazy conversation between ex-Tehelka Editor Mathew Samuel and woman associate shows attempts were made to honey-trap Jiji Thomson

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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