Ssc Scam
West Bengal  /  Published 10.08.22

SSC scam: CBI's first arrests

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has made the first breakthrough in the SSC scam in West Bengal by arresting two former advisers Ashok Saha and Shanti Prasad Sinha.  According to a...
By Our Web Desk in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 07.08.22

'Mamata govt has no right to rule'

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) supporters hit the streets of Kolkata on Sunday, protesting against the TMC government in West Bengal over the school jobs scam. Armed with placards stating 'Durnitir Sarkar...
By PTI in Calcutta

News  /  Published 07.08.22

Partha, Arpita’s first day in jail

Former Bengal minister Partha Chatterjee and his associate Arpita Mukherjee spent their first night in jail on Friday, skipping dinner in their cells at Presidency Correctional Home and Alipore Women&...
By Our Bureau in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 05.08.22

14-day jail for Partha, aide

 Former education minister of West Bengal Partha Chatterjee and his aide Arpita Mukherjee were sent to 14 days in judicial custody by a special court in Kolkata on Friday in the SSC scam case. S...
By PTI in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 05.08.22

Another spectacle

In the light of recent news headlines regarding the scam in West Bengal, I recall that sometime in the late 1980s I was taking a session on ‘Implementation Constraints in Indian Planning’ ...
By Anup Sinha


Opinion  /  Published 04.08.22

Rotten apple

Not since the time the functionaries of the East India Company transformed themselves into Nabobs by siphoning off the exchequer of Bengal in the first decades after the Battle of Plassey has the prov...
By Swapan Dasgupta

West Bengal  /  Published 04.08.22

ED raids house linked to Partha and Arpita

Bengal on Wednesday reported 911 Covid-19 infections, 2,041 recoveries and four deaths. At present, there are 11,120 active cases in the state, including 10,803 in home isolation and 317 at hospi...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 03.08.22

ED: Partha, Arpita custody extended

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) sought four days' custody of former Education Minister Partha Chatterjee in the SSC scam case before a special court here on Wednesday. ED custody of Partha Cha...
By PTI in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 03.08.22

Shah apprised of 'graft'

Opposition leader Suvendu Adhikari called on Union home minister Amit Shah in New Delhi on Tuesday and apprised the latter of the Mamata Banerjee government’s “corrupt activities” li...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 02.08.22

Woman hurls shoes at Partha

A woman from West Bengal's Amtala area on Tuesday made an attempt to throw her shoes at suspended Trinamul Congress leader Partha Chatterjee when the latter was being escorted out of a hospital he...
By PTI in Calcutta


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