Friday May 17
Bengal shale gas hurdle
Calcutta, May 17: The hunt for shale gas may hit a land hurdle in Bengal, where this unconventional source of energy is in abundance.
Sun May 12, 2013
The Indian Express
Cannot follow HC order on rural polls: Bengal minister
West Bengal Panchayat Minister Subrata Mukhejee today reiterated that the Calcutta High Court's verdict on panchayat polls cannot be implemented by any government.
Sat May 11, 2013
CPI-M ridicules Mamata volte face on CBI
Kolkata, May 11 : The Communist Party of India-Marxist Saturday ridiculed West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for opposing CBI probe into the Saradha chit fund scam, noting she had been most vocal in demanding investigation by the agency on sundry issues during the Left Front rule.
Fri May 10, 2013
Calcutta, May 10: The Mamata Banerjee government was tonight nursing the burns it suffered in a legal agnipariksha over the panchayat polls - a plight that found resonance in a subsequent suggestion by the chief minister that her challenges were more numerous than that of Sita.
Conspiracy to derail panchayat polls: Mamata - Indiatalkies.com
Kolkata, May 10: Alleging that a conspiracy has been hatched by opposition parties to prevent her government from holding timely panchayat polls, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Friday asserted that development would not be affected and the elections would be held at the right time.
Sat May 04, 2013
Saradha scam: Political blame game on, depositors seek refund
Kolkata, May 4 : While the political brinkmanship over the Saradha Group chit fund scam intensified, deposit seeking companies in West Bengal are feeling the heat with investors gunning for immediate refund of their money.
Thu May 02, 2013
Bengal chit fund agent kills herself, toll rises to five
Kolkata, May 2 : The toll in the chit fund bust rose to five in West Bengal Thursday with an agent of a chit fund company allegedly committing suicide by consuming poison at her home in Murshidabad district's Salar.
Sat Apr 27, 2013
The Indian Express
Chit fund firms collected Rs 70,000 crore: IT report
WITH various agencies at work trying to measure the enormity of the chit fund scam in Bengal which started to unravel with the high-profile Saradha Group going bust, the Investigative Wing of the Income Tax department in Kolkata has estimated that the money raised from the people by nearly 800 chit fund companies operating in Bengal is a whopping ... (more)