Kolkata/IBNS: Months before the West Bengal Assembly polls, the BJP has taken former Kolkata Mayor, Sovan Chatterjee, back to active politics by appointing him as the observer of the party's Kolkata zone.
Kolkata/UNI: With speculations rife over former Kolkata Mayor Sovan Chatterjee's comeback to his former party Trinamool Congress (TMC), Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s national leader Arvind Menon called on him late last night and held a closed door meeting for hours.
Kolkata, Sep 11 (UNI) The CBI, probing the Narada sting operations scam case, today recorded the voice sample of former Kolkata Corporation mayor Sovan Chatterjee, who had joined the BJP recently.
Kolkata, Sep 9 (UNI) The CBI probing the Narada sting operations case has freshly summoned Bengal minister Suvendu Adhikari, former Kolkata Mayor and now BJP leader Shovan Chatterjee and journo Mathew Samuel to appear on Wednesday (September 11) as the investigating agency wanted to have face to face interrogation and their voice recording in the alleged scam of money transfer against favour.
Kolkata: Once a right-hand man and a close aide of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, ex-Kolkata Mayor Sovan Chatterjee on Tuesday said his former party chief couldn't have assumed power without the saffron party's assistance.
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IBNS): Giving a jolt to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, former Kolkata Mayor Sovan Chatterjee, who was once considered one of the closest aides of the Trinamool Congress chief, and his close associate Baisakhi Banerjee joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday.
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IBNS): Once a close aide of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, former Kolkata Mayor Sovan Chatterjee and his 'close friend' Baishakhi Banerjee, joined the Bharatiya Janata Party on Wednesday, months after the Trinamool Congress received a jolt in the Lok Sabha polls in May.
Kolkata, Nov 22 (IBNS): Hours after resigning from Kolkata Mayor's post, Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Sovan Chatterjee on Thursday said he is also ready to give up his Assembly and councillor seats.
Kolkata, Oct 13 (IBNS): The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Friday served notices to former Trinamool Congress (TMC) Rajya Sabha MP Mukul Roy and three other Lok Sabha MPs of TMC, Kakoli Ghosh Dastidar, Prasun Banerjee and Sougata Roy, in connection with the Narada sting operation, sources said.
Kolkata, Aug 10 (IBNS): The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Thursday interrogated Kolkata Mayor and state minister Sovan Chatterjee for nearly 8 hours 30 minutes in connection with its ongoing probe into the Narada sting, officials said.