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ED Arrests Three In Rs 6,300 Cr Chit Fund Fraud Case, Recovers Rs 22 Lakhs In Cash

Dec 23, 2020 PTI

The trio duped 32 lakh investors, the Enforcement Directorate said

Finance Minister To Table Chit Fund Amendment Bill In Lok Sabha Today

Nov 18, 2019 IANS

The Chit Fund (Amendment) Bill has been through a Standing Committee for scrutiny.


Saradha Chit Fund Case: SC Asks CBI To Furnish Credible Evidence For Seeking Custodial Interrogation Of Ex-Kolkata CP

CBI was seeking custodial interrogation of Kumar on grounds that he had given evasive replies during questioning.

SC Issues Notice To Vodafone, Airtel In Saradha Scam

Mar 29, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

The Supreme Court on Friday issued notice to telecom service providers Vodafone and Airtel on a CBI plea claiming that the two service providers were not co-operating with the probe agency in furnishing the call records of the accused in connection with the Saradha chit fund scam.


We Will Remember: Upset Mamata Tells Sonia After Cong Leader Attacks TMC Over Chit Fund Scam

The chit fund scam in West Bengal echoed in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday, with Left and Congress members accusing the Trinamool Congress of looting money of lakhs of investors.

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11 February, 2019

Kolkata Top Cop, Ex-TMC MP Made To Sit Face To Face During CBI Grilling In Chit Fund Scams

Outlook Web Bureau

Ghosh had written to the Prime Minister flagging the Saradha Scam and possibilities of the evidence being tampered with by the then Bidhan Nagar Commissioner Rajeev Kumar in 2013 - 2014.


09 February, 2019

Saradha Scam: CBI Questions Kolkata Police Chief Rajeev Kumar In Shillong

Outlook Web Bureau

Kumar arrived in the state capital of Meghalaya on Friday evening from Kolkata via Guwahati by road with three more West Bengal cadre IPS officers and his younger brother.


05 February, 2019

Ponzi Politics: CBI Drama In Kolkata Is Pre-Election Posturing, And Mamata Played It Well

Rajat Roy

Mamata’s continuing tirade against Modi and her effort to bring the opposition together on the singular issue of ‘Oust Modi’ in the coming elections has already started showing some results.


05 February, 2019

Mamata Vs CBI: WB CM Claims 'Moral Victory' After SC Bars CBI From Arresting Kolkata Police Chief

Outlook Web Bureau

The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed Kumar to make himself available before the CBI and "faithfully" cooperate with the agency


04 February, 2019

CBI Vs Mamata: High Voltage Drama, Nothing But Political Manoeuvring

Ruben Banerjee

The high voltage drama playing out in Kolkata between Mamata Banerjee and a discredited CBI is nothing but political manoeuvring as both BJP and Trinamool Congress are out to score political points ahead of the general elections.


04 February, 2019

CBI Vs Mamata: Rajnath Singh Calls Up WB Governor, Takes Stock Of Situation

Outlook Web Bureau

The ministry has decided to deploy central forces at the official and residential premises of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in West Bengal and the MHA is now closely monitoring the situation.


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04 February, 2019

Kolkata Police Chief Created Hurdles In Chit Fund Case Probe, Says CBI; SC To Hear Matter Today

Outlook Web Bureau

The CBI has alleged that the investigation in ponzi scam cases was being hindered and investigation officers were harassed.


04 February, 2019

Rishi Kumar Shukla Takes Charge As New CBI Chief

Outlook Web Bureau

Newly-appointed CBI Chief Rishi Kumar Shukla takes charge over the probe agency on Monday.


04 February, 2019

Kolkata Police-CBI Face-Off: Will Continue Satyagraha Till Country Is Saved, Says Mamata Banerjee

Outlook Web Bureau

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee skipped meals and stayed awake the entire night on a makeshift dais along with some senior ministers and party members.


04 February, 2019

Kolkata Police-CBI Face-Off: Opposition Backs Mamata Banerjee, Calls CBI 'Mala Fide'

Outlook Web Bureau

Opposition parties expressed solidarity with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee who began a sit-in protest over the CBI's attempt to question the Kolkata Police chief in connection with chit fund scams.


24 January, 2019

CBI Arrests Film Producer Shrikant Mohta In Rose Valley Chit Fund Scam Case

Outlook Web Bureau

Rose Valley chairman Gautam Kundu is in jail in a money laundering case.


22 December, 2018

News Black Out: Kolkata Media Forgets To Cover Editor's Arrest By CBI

Ruben Banerjee

The news of the arrest of Suman Chattopadhyay found little or no coverage at all in Kolkata media.


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21 December, 2018

Who Is Suman Chattopadhyay, Senior Journalist From Kolkata Arrested By CBI In Chit Fund Scam

Dola Mitra

The editor of Ei Shomoy, the Bengali daily brought out by the Times of India group, had earlier been questioned by the CBI but Suman Chattopadhyay arrest is significant because it is the second high profile journalist to be accused in the scandal.


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.

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