India  /  Published 12.02.19

CBI’s loss is Bengal’s gain: Role for Rina Mitra

Rina Mitra, who was bumped out of consideration for the CBI director’s post because the selection meeting was deferred to the day just after her retirement, has been appointed the principal adviser ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

India  /  Published 12.02.19

Punishment for Modi govt’s pet: Sit in court

The Narendra Modi government’s preferred trouble-shooter in the CBI was on Tuesday convicted of contempt by the Supreme Court for defying a transfer ban and sentenced to confinement in the court til...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 10.01.20

Judicial custody for Akhil Gogoi

A National Investigation Agency (NIA) court here sent peasant leader Akhil Gogoi to judicial custody, while Bir Lachit Sena leader Sringkhol Chaliha was granted bail by Gauhati High Court on Friday.A ...
By Mohsin Khaiyam in Guwahati

India  /  Published 08.01.20

No evidence of children's murder at Muzaffarpur shelter home: CBI to SC

There is no evidence of murder of children in Bihar's Muzaffarpur shelter home, the CBI told the Supreme Court on Wednesday.The probe agency told the apex court that two skeletons were recovered from ...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 09.02.19

Portrait of police commissioner Rajeev Kumar

He was shaving hurriedly that disorderly January morning in 2002 when the landline started to ring. His day usually didn’t start this early — he was more a creature of the night — but there had ...
By Upala Sen


North East  /  Published 08.02.19

Akhil dares Himanta to respond to Mamata

Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti adviser Akhil Gogoi on Friday dared Assam finance minister Himanta Biswa Sarma to respond to Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee’s allegations against him in the multi...
By Avishek Sengupta

Jharkhand  /  Published 07.02.19

CBI probe hits Bengal wall in Jharkhand murder case

The CBI is learnt to be mulling legal opinion in investigating the 2007 murder case of then Jamshedpur MP Sunil Mahto of JMM, because the agency is unable to question alleged mastermind Ranjit Pal ali...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 07.02.19

ED attaches Sanjeevani Buildcon assets

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Thursday attached immovable and movable properties worth Rs 3.10 crore of Sanjeevani Buildcon owners behind Jharkhand’s biggest and most sensational realty scam, ...
By Vijay Deo Jha in Ranchi

Opinion  /  Published 07.02.19

Behind Mamata Banerjee's high drama

Among the attributes of the West Bengal chief minister, Mamata Banerjee, that have stood her in good stead is her indefatigability. The unwillingness to be cowed down or even admit the possibility of ...
By Swapan Dasgupta

India  /  Published 05.02.19

Police pick holes in CBI's charges

Sources in Calcutta police headquarters said commissioner Rajeev Kumar was not the functional head of the special team for probe into chit fund cases, as claimed by the CBI in the affidavit, and alleg...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta


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