Cut Money
West Bengal  /  Published 07.07.19

BJP caution on cut money stain

The BJP has said many Trinamul Congress ministers, MPs and MLAs are in the queue to join the saffron party, but there will be a proper screening to ensure that no leader with the stain of “cut money...
By Our Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 22.07.19

Actor swipe at Mamata over cut money

Tollywood actor Rudranil Ghosh, known for his proximity to the Trinamul Congress, on Monday criticised Mamata Banerjee and her party over the “cut money” controversy, a day after his absence from ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 10.07.19

Bombs at cut money mob

Bombs were hurled at villagers who had assembled in front of a Trinamul leader’s house at a Birbhum village to demand return of cut money on Wednesday morning.BJP leaders at Sahapur village alleged ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Suri

West Bengal  /  Published 26.06.19

Trinamul tussle whiff in cut money row

Two groups of Trinamul workers on Wednesday clashed with bombs after one of the factions tried to gherao the house of a panchayat member in Birbhum’s Mallarpur with demands for refund of “cut mone...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Suri

West Bengal  /  Published 25.06.19

Claim of ‘cut money refund’

A Trinamul booth committee president in Birbhum has “refunded” what villagers claim is “cut money” to the tune of Rs 2.28 lakh, handing them Rs 1,617 each, in possibly the first instance of a ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Suri


West Bengal  /  Published 24.06.19

Cops told to stop ‘cut money’ harassment, get complaints

The Mamata Banerjee government has asked all police chiefs to persuade protesters demanding refund of “cut money” from elected representatives to lodge formal complaints against the leaders instea...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 08.07.19

TMC workers forced to repay cut money

Trinamul Congress workers were forced to return the “cut money” they had allegedly taken from beneficiaries of various welfare schemes of the Bengal government at two places in East Burdwan distri...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Burdwan

West Bengal  /  Published 06.07.19

Official in cut money threat to TMC leader

The zilla parishad sabhadhipati of Purulia, Sujoy Banerjee, on Saturday accused a senior government official of threatening him to refund cut money, which the Trinamul leader said he had never taken.B...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Purulia

West Bengal  /  Published 29.06.19

Auto ‘cut money’ stick

Autorickshaw operators in Nadia’s Kalyani have claimed that a Trinamul leader agreed to return the “cut money” he had taken from them.Malay Sarkar, the president of the Trinamul-controlled auto...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Kalyani

West Bengal  /  Published 04.12.19

Cut money case on Trinamul legislator

Samar Mukherjee, a Trinamul MLA and the party’s Malda working president, has been accused of pressuring the head of a panchayat samiti in his constituency for “cut money”.Abida Khatun, head of t...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda


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