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Dr. Abdul Momen meets Sushma Swaraj, India-Bangladesh sign four documents

New Delhi, Feb 8 (IBNS):  Bangladeshi Foreign Minister Dr. Abdul Momen on Friday met External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj in Delhi.

CBI to quiz Kolkata CP Rajeev Kumar in Shillong on Feb 9

Kolkata/New Delhi, Feb 7 (IBNS): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Thursday sent a notice to Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar asking him to appear before the investigators on Saturday (Feb 9) for interrogation in connection with its ongoing Supreme Court mandated probe into chit fund scams, officials said.

BJP will win 23 seats in West Bengal this year: Amit Shah

Bulandshahr, Feb 6 (IBNS): Giving a new challenge to the ruling Trinamool Congress and West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee, BJP chief Amit Shah on Wednesday said he will ensure that the Bharatiya Janata Party wins 23 seats in the upcoming Lok Sabha polls in the east Indian state.

Kolkata CP Rajeev Kumar to face departmental action for attending Mamata's 'political' dharna

Kolkata, Feb 5 (IBNS): The Union Ministry of Home Affairs on Tuesday asked the West Bengal government to start a departmental probe and take action against Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar as the ministry found that the senior IPS officer violated Indian Administrative Service rule and discipline by attending a political event on duty last Sunday, officials said. 

After SC asks Kolkata Police Commissioner to face CBI, Mamata ends dharna

Kolkata, Feb 5 (IBNS): After the Supreme Court on Tuesday asked Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar to cooperate with CBI in connection with chit fund scams, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee claiming moral victory called off her sit-in protest (dharna) which began on Sunday evening against the federal agency's action in the state.

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee ends dharna in Kolkata

Kolkata, Feb  5 (IBNS): After more than 40 hours, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee ended her sit-in protest against CBI action against Kolkata Police chief Rajeev Kumar on Tuesday but vowed to continue her fight against Prime Minister Narendra Modi till he is removed from power.

Kolkata CP Rajeev Kumar to face departmental action for attending Mamata's 'political' dharna

Kolkata, Feb 5 (IBNS): The Union Ministry of Home Affairs on Tuesday asked the West Bengal government to start a departmental probe and take action against Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar as the ministry found that the senior IPS officer violated Indian Administrative Service rule and discipline by attending a political event on duty last Sunday, officials said. 

West Bengal CM is trying to protect a corrupt officer: Yogi Adityanath targets Mamata Banerjee from Purulia rally

Purulia, Feb 5 (IBNS): Visiting Purulia by road, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday launched a scathing attack on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee while addressing a rally and said the TMC supremo was trying to protect a "corrupt officer” in the Saradha scam.

After SC order, CBI starts forming 'special' team to quiz Kolkata CP Rajeev Kumar

Kolkata/New Delhi, Feb 5 (IBNS): After getting the Supreme Court's nod on Tuesday morning, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has begun constituting a special team to interrogate Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar in connection with its ongoing probe into several chit fund scams, officials said.

Chadrababu Naidu to meet Mamata Banerjee in Kolkata today

Kolkata, Feb 5 (IBNS) : Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu will meet Mamata Banerjee  in Kolkata on Tuesday as a slugfest goes on between the West Bengal Government and the Centre over the CBI attempt to interrogate Kolkata police commissioner Rajeev Kumar, which spawned into a rare kind of political controversy.

Mamata Banerjee's dharna enters third day, Supreme Court to hear CBI plea today

New Delhi/Kolkata, Feb 5 (BNS): As West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's dharna (sit-in protest) against Central Bureau of Investigation's move against Rajeev Kumar enters its third day, the Supreme Court will take up the central probe agency's plea against the Kolkata Police chief on Tuesday.

Opposition backs Mamata's dharna against CBI; BJP calls it 'alliance of corrupts'

Kolkata, Feb 4 (IBNS): With weeks to go for the General Elections, several opposition leaders came together in support of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who is continuing her "sit-in protest" (dharna) over CBI's move against Kolkata Police Commissioner, Rajeev Kumar, accused of tampering evidences of several chit-fund scams.

Amid Mamata Banerjee's dharna, Rishi Kumar Shukla takes charge as new CBI chief

New Delhi, Feb 4 (IBNS):  Newly-appointed CBI chief Rishi Kumar Shukla on Monday took charge of his office at a time when West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is sitting on a dharna in Kolkata to oppose the national probe agency's move against city police chief Rajeev Kumar on Sunday.

Ravi Shankar Prasad calls opposition parties supporting CM Mamata as 'alliance of corrupts'

New Delhi, Feb 4 (IBNS); Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Monday once again targeted opposition leaders and called them 'an alliance of corrupts' after several of them extended their support to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee who is currently on a dharna (sit-in protest) against the Central Bureau of Investigation's move against Kolkata Police Chief Rajeev Kumar. 

BJP shares old tweets where Rahul Gandhi attacked CM Mamata over same cheat fund scams

New Delhi, Feb 4 (IBNS): At a time when Rahul Gandhi came out in supporting West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who is currently sitting on an indefinite dharna against the CBI move against Kolkata Police Chief Rajeev Kumar, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) shared certain old tweets on its official handle where the Congress president could be seen attacking the TMC supremo over the cheat fund scams which hit the east Indian state since she came to power in 2011.