SC grants 7 days to ex-Kolkata top cop to seek protection from arrest

The Supreme Court vacated the interim protection from arrest given to former Kolkata Police commissioner Rajeev Kumar and granted him seven days to to seek protection from arrest by the CBI for his alleged role in destroying evidence in the Saradha chit-fund scam. Read More
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EC replaces 4 top Bengal cops including Kolkata Police chief

The Election Commission directed transfer of Kolkata Police commissioner Anuj Sharma along with three Indian Police Service officers in Bengal ahead of the Lok Sabha election. The poll panel said the officers cannot participate in any election-related duties. Read More
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CBI questions Kolkata Police chief Rajeev Kumar in Shillong

Following the “Mamata Banerjee vs Centre” row and the subsequent Supreme Court ruling, Kolkata Police commissioner Rajeev Kumar arrived in Shillong to present himself for questioning before the CBI in connection with the Saradha chit-fund scam. Read More
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Kolkata cops raid firm allegedly linked to CBI’s Rao: Report

Kolkata Police reportedly conducted raids at two different offices of Angela Mercantile Private Limited – a non-banking finance company, allegedly linked to the CBI’s former interim director Nageswara Rao’s wife, Mannem Sandhya. Read More
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Didi vs Modi: Bengal cops told to speed up probes against BJP men

After the “Didi vs Centre” row, the Mamata Banerjee government in West Bengal has asked the state police now has been asked to hasten up and complete investigations of some certain sensitive cases where political leaders from opposition parties are involved. Read More
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Supreme Court rules CBI can’t arrest Kolkata Police chief

The Mamata Banerjee government in West Bengal got a major relief from the Supreme Court as the top court restrained the CBI from taking coercive measures against the Kolkata Police commissioner, Rajeev Kumar, including arresting him. Read More
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Mamata vs Centre: Supreme court to hear CBI’s plea on Tuesday

Mamata Banerjee continued her dharna in Kolkata over the CBI investigation in chit-fund cases, which involved a stand-off between the Kolkata Police and the central agency when the latter went to interrogate the Kolkata Police chief, Rajeev Kumar. Read More
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Kolkata Police ‘nab’ CBI men seeking to quiz city top cop

A team of eight CBI officers, on Sunday evening, were stopped from entering the residence of Kolkata Police commissioner Rajeev Kumar when they had gone to question him Read More
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HC stays single bench’s nod to BJP’s Bengal rath yatra

A division bench of Calcutta high court, comprising Chief Justice Debasish Kargupta and Justice Shampa Sarka, put a stay on Thursday’s order by the single bench of Justice Tapabrata Chakraborty, which had allowed the BJP to hold rath yatras in West Bengal. Read More
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