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
The case pertains to the ‘Narada tapes’ sting operation shot in 2014 by Narada news portal, purportedly showing TMC leaders accepting bribes on camera.
'I have full faith in the judiciary. The BJP can employ anybody to harass me,' Hakim said outside the Nizam Palace.
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.
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.
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.
More than 20 former employees of the web portal have taken to social media to announce that they have sued Narada.com and its editor Mathew Samuel in a labour court in Delhi.
A former Tehelka editor and founder-CEO of Narada.com Mathew Samuel, who conducted the sting operation, reveals the details...
Tape of sleazy conversation between ex-Tehelka Editor Mathew Samuel and woman associate shows attempts were made to honey-trap Jiji Thomson
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.PTI Photo
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.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
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.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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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