There was a bit of a dilemma for the security staff at a luxury hotel in London. The CCTV camera had picked up footage of guests stealing silverware from a table.
I pray to God to forgive them, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Wednesday. She was referring to a controversial remark made by a BJP youth wing leader who placed a bounty of Rs 11 lakh on her accusing the West Bengal government of bias towards Ram Navami and Hanuman Jayanthi.
New Delhi, Dec 2: Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that none should question or raise their fingers against the Indian army. He made this statement while addressing senior ministers during a meet he had chaired this morning.
The response by the Prime Minister comes in the wake of the TMC and other opposition parties questioning the presence of the army in West Bengal. There has been ruckus in both houses of Parliament over this issue.
The Calcutta high Court today cancelled the bail granted to Trinamool Congress leader, Madan Mitra an accused in the Saradha scam. The court was hearing an application filed by the Central Bureau of Investigation which had sought to cancel the bail granted to Madan Mitra by a lower court last month.
The CBI had argued that Mitra is an influential person and could tamper with the evidence and also intimidate the witnesses. The CBI had said that Mitra needs to be in custody as the investigations into the Saradha scam is at a crucial juncture. They also said that they need Mitra for custodial interrogation.
While Bangladesh has welcomed with open arms this visit, there is an uncomfortable question that is being posed and that is to do with Ahmed Hassan Imran.
The investigations into the top brass of the Trinamool Congress Party in connection with the Saradha scam has got the necessary push now that Kunal Ghosh has made a statement before the Magistrate.
This was not just an outburst as had been claimed in the past by the TMC, but a valid statement made not under duress before the Magistrate which is valid in law.
For the CBI which had a bit of trouble getting right to the top, this statement by Ghosh comes as a blessing as it would now ride on the orders of the court to further its investigation. Today before the court Ghosh termed Mamta as the biggest beneficiary of the Saradha scam.