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CBI arrests 3 aides of TMC strongman Shahjahan Sheikh in Sandeshkhali case

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), probing the alleged physical attacks on Enforcement Directorate (ED) officials during a failed raid at Shahjahan Sheikh House, Sandeshkhali, on January 5, arrested three close lieutenants of the suspended TMC leader in connection with the assaults, official sources said on Tuesday.

Sandeshkhali case: CBI arrests three aides of suspended TMC leader Shahjahan Sheikh

Kolkata/UNI: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), which is probing the January 5 physical attacks on Enforcement Directorate (ED) officials during a failed raid at Shahjahan Sheikh's residence in Sandeshkhali, arrested three close lieutenants of the suspended TMC leader in connection with the assaults, official sources said on Tuesday.

In a setback, SC dismisses Mamata govt plea against Calcutta HC oder over CBI probe for Sandeshkhali

New Delhi/IBNS: In a setback to the Mamata Banerjee government, the Supreme Court Monday dismissed its plea against the Calcutta High Court order that transferred to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) the probe into an attack on a team of Enforcement Directorate (ED) officials in Bengal's Sandeshkhali.

TMC snubs Congress, announces 42 Lok Sabha candidates for upcoming polls

Snubbing INDIA bloc partner Congress, West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress on Sunday announced 42 candidates for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls, ensuring it is fighting a single-handed battle against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the state.

Mamata Banerjee to announce candidates' list for upcoming Lok Sabha polls from Brigade rally

Kolkata/IBNS: In a surprise move, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is all set to declare Trinamool Congress' candidates' names for the upcoming Lok Sabha Election from her mega rally at Brigade Parade Ground in Kolkata.

Mamata Banerjee claims women are safe in Bengal, BJP 'spreading lies' about Sandeshkhali

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday claimed that women were safe in West Bengal. and lashed out at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) alleging that it was spreading lies about sexual abuse of women in Sandeshkhali.

CBI gets custody of suspended Sandeshkhali strongman Sheikh Shahjahan after court reprimand

Kolkata/IBNS: After the tug of war between the West Bengal Police and the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), the federal agency Wednesday evening finally got the custody of Sandeshkhali strongman and suspended TMC leader Sheikh Shahjahan following a Calcutta High Court order for the second time.

Senior politician Tapas Roy joins BJP just days after quitting TMC

Senior politician Tapas Roy, who recently quit Trinamool Congress, on Wednesday joined the Bharatiya Janata Party and said he will continue to be a part of the political outfit till he remains in active politics.

Sandeshkhali storm will rise in entire Bengal: PM Modi lashes out at TMC govt

Kolkata/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday refueled his attack on the Trinamool Congress government in West Bengal over the incident of an alleged land grabbing and sexual assault of women in Sandeshkhali in the run up to the Lok Sabha elections 2024.

Sandeshkhali case: Supreme Court refuses expedited hearing on plea challenging CBI handover of Shahjahan

Kolkata/IBNS: In a fresh setback for the West Bengal government, the Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to hear on an urgent basis the state's plea against the Calcutta High Court order directing the handover of erstwhile Trinamool Congress leader Sheikh Shajahan to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in the Sandeshkhali case.

PM Modi arrives in Kolkata, visits Ramkrishna Math president in hospital

Kolkata/IBNS Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in this city on Tuesday evening to unveil some Kolkata Metro Railway projects and later is scheduled to address an open rally at Barasat in North 24 Parganas on Wednesday, official sources said.

Sandeshkhali: Bengal Police refuse to hand over Sheikh Shahjahan to CBI, ED attaches his properties

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Police Tuesday refused to hand over the case of suspended Trinamool Congress leader Sheikh Shahjahan to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) even after the Calcutta High Court ordered the transfer of the same, media reports said.

Calcutta HC transfers Sandeshkhali case to CBI

Kolkata/IBNS: The Calcutta High Court on Tuesday transferred the Sandeshkhali case stemming from the attack on Enforcement Directorate (ED) officers allegedly by the followers of erstwhile Trinamool Congress leader from West Bengal's Sandeshkhali, Sheikh Shahjahan, to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).

'Raised issues of state': Mamata Banerjee meets PM Modi at Raj Bhavan in Kolkata

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee met Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is visiting the eastern state for two days, at Raj Bhavan in Kolkata on Friday evening.

TMC leader Kunal Ghosh quits party posts, says 'I am a misfit in the system'

Kolkata/IBNS: Trinamool Congress (TMC) spokesperson Kunal Ghosh, who was at the forefront in defending the West Bengal ruling party over Sandeshkhali case, quit two party posts on Friday.