Last Updated : Mar 25 2019 9:32PM     Screen Reader Access
News Highlights
BJP terms Congress’s minimum income promise as bluff            Filing of nominations for 1st phase of LS polls ends            NCP releases manifesto for Lok Sabha polls            SC issues notice to CBI in case against Mulayam, sons            IPL: Rajasthan win toss, opt to field against Punjab           

National News

Feb 04, 2019
8:14AM

Ponzi scams: CBI to move SC against West Bengal govt for obstructing probe

FILE PIC (PTI)
Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) will move Supreme Court today saying that its probe in Ponzi scams is being obstructed by West Bengal government and the state police. Soliciter General Tushar Mehta will file the petition before the Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi's court and seek urgent hearing of the matter. 

The move comes after a team of 40 CBI officers arrived at the residence of Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar to question him in Chit Fund Scam cases yesterday. But, the CBI team was stopped from entering the house and they were detained at a Police Station from where they were released later on. 

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamta Banerjee also rushed to the Kolkata Police Commissioner's residence opposing the CBI action. She also began a dharna in favour of Kumar, who was also present at the sit-in venue. BJP has condemned the State government and Kolkata Police for stopping the CBI from questioning Kumar. 
 

   Related News

Live Twitter Feed

Listen News

Morning News 25 (Mar) Midday News 25 (Mar) News at Nine 25 (Mar) Hourly 25 (Mar) (2000hrs)
समाचार प्रभात 25 (Mar) दोपहर समाचार 25 (Mar) समाचार संध्या 25 (Mar) प्रति घंटा समाचार 25 (Mar) (1900hrs)
Khabarnama (Mor) 25 (Mar) Khabrein(Day) 25 (Mar) Khabrein(Eve) 24 (Mar)
Aaj Savere 25 (Mar) Parikrama 25 (Mar) Lok Ruchi Samachar 24 (Mar)

Listen Programs

Market Mantra 25 (Mar) Samayki 25 (Mar) Sports Scan 25 (Mar) Spotlight/News Analysis 24 (Mar)
    Public Speak

    Country wide 21 (Mar) Surkhiyon Mein 21 (Mar) Charcha Ka Vishai Ha 20 (Mar) Vaad-Samvaad 19 (Mar) Money Talk 19 (Mar) Current Affairs 22 (Mar)