CBI raid at South Kolkata residence of Trinamool leader Mahua Moitra’s father

Kolkata: A CBI team is conducting a raid since Saturday morning at the South Kolkata residence of DL Moitra, father of Trinamool Congress leader, Mahua Moitra.

Mahua Moitra was expelled from the Lok Sabha earlier in connection with the alleged cash for query scam.

The Trinamool Congress has re-nominated Moitra from the Krishnanagar Lok Sabha constituency in Nadia District, from where she was elected in 2019.

Sources said that CBI sleuths reached a residential flat belonging to businessman DL Moitra, at a housing complex christened ‘Ratnabali’ at New Alipore area in South Kolkata.

The CBI team was escorted by Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) personnel. However, the central agency officers were totally tight-lipped about the reason behind the raids.

It is learnt that Mahua Moitra does not stay at the flat and on Saturday morning her father was also not present when the central team reached there.

For the last few days there has been a flurry of raids by the ED and CBI in different pockets of West Bengal.

On Friday, the ED raided the residence of West Bengal Minister of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises and Textiles Department, Chandranath Sinha, in Birbhum District.

Sources said that the ED sleuths recovered cash worth Rs 41 lakh and some incriminating documents from his place.

Although the minister was not arrested by the ED sleuths, sources said he was unable to give satisfactory answers about the source of the cash recovered from his residence.

IANS

Panel to review new criminal laws triggers war of words in Bengal

Kolkata: A political slugfest erupted in West Bengal on Thursday over the state government notification on Wednesday on the formation of a seven-member committee to review the three new criminal...

Karnataka to go for reservation only after consultations: IT Minister Priyank Kharge

Bengaluru: Amid concerns over the proposed Bill providing reservation to local Kannadigas in the private sector, Karnataka IT Minister Priyank Kharge assured industrialists that the Congress government in the state...

Delhi HC reserves verdict on CM Kejriwal’s plea challenging his arrest by CBI

New Delhi, July 17 : The Delhi High Court on Wednesday reserved its verdict on a plea filed by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal challenging his arrest by the CBI in...

BRS loses 10th MLA to Congress in Telangana

Hyderabad: In yet another jolt to Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS) in Telangana, its MLA G. Mahipal Reddy joined the ruling Congress on Monday. The MLA from Patancheru joined the Congress...

Returning from China, Hasina says India will develop the Teesta project

New Delhi: Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said she prefers that India completes the Teesta river basin development project, since Bangladesh has problems with India over sharing the waters...

Congress eyes Greater Hyderabad gains as BRS MLAs defect

Hyderabad: The latest defections by Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS) MLAs have come as a shot in the arm for the ruling Congress party in Telangana as it looks to consolidate...

U’khand bypolls: BJP loses Badrinath seat, party’s state chief says ‘will review poor show’

New Delhi: A month after making a clean sweep in Uttarakhand in the 2024 Lok Sabha elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) suffered a major jolt in the hilly state...

Himachal CM ensures win in Assembly bypolls, secures ‘absolute majority’ for Congress

Shimla: In a high-stake bypolls for three Assembly seats in Himachal Pradesh, Chief Minister Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu on Saturday not only ensured a win on two of three seats, including...

Prakash Ambedkar asks PM Modi, Rahul Gandhi to burn copies of Manusmriti

Mumbai: Vanchit Bahujan Aghadi (VBA) founder Prakash Ambedkar on Saturday asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Lok Sabha's Leader of the Opposition Rahul Gandhi to set ablaze copies of the...

Bengal bypoll results: Clean sweep for Trinamool in all four constituencies

Kolkata: Continuing its winning streak, West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress clinched victories with huge margins in all four Assembly constituencies that went for bypolls on July 10. With this, the...

In one-sided contest, AAP wins Punjab’s Jalandhar (West) Assembly bypoll

Chandigarh: In a face-saving for the AAP government in Punjab led by Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann, its nominee Mohinder Bhagat on Saturday won the Jalandhar (West) Assembly bypoll by 37,325...

Don’t be nasty to Smriti Irani, LoP Rahul says on X; BJP calls it ‘most disingenuous’

New Delhi: The Leader of Opposition (LoP) in the Lok Sabha, Rahul Gandhi on Friday used his social media account to appeal in favour of BJP leader and former Union...

Read Previous

Punjab Police set up high-level panel as death toll in hooch tragedy rises to 18

Read Next

Sunita Kejriwal reads out Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal’s message

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

WP2Social Auto Publish Powered By : XYZScripts.com