SUVAPRSANNA CBI

CBI PINS THE FINAL NAIL IN SUVAPRASSANA PROBE COFFIN: THE PAINTER IN DOCK

From Our Correspondent, Delhi: Painter, heritage activist, journalist and part time political leader Suvaprasanna is in neck deep CBI trouble. ANM News sources at the CBI headquarters in Delhi mentioned that Director Rishi Shukla has urged investigators to expedite investigations and file chargesheet at the earliest in the Saradha chit fund case. CBI claimed that Suvaprasanna has not been able to explain a major part of the Rs 6 crore that was transferred to his account. CBI officials in Delhi claimed that several close confidants of Suvaprasanna interrogated by the CBI had confessed to the detectives that the painter used his proximity with Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to curry favours. CBI sources said after reviewing Suvaprasanna’s case that there are tell tale evidences to suggest his involvement. There are chances that Suvaprasanna might be called for interrogation again as he needs to clarify about some paintings that he had bought at exorbitant prices.

LAPTOP

2 STOLEN LAPTOPS RECOVERED AFTER INVESTIGATION ON MAN WITH PRIOR CRIMINAL RECORDS

Monisha Mondal, Kolkata: An incident of theft in respect of 2 laptops from CNMC Bio-Chemistry Lab on 13.08.19 between 10.30 and 12.00 hrs was reported in Beniapukur P.S case no. 274 dated. 13.08.19.

PRISONER

PRISONER ESCAPES FROM HOSPITAL IN KOLKATA: ARRESTED AFTER RIGOROUS SEARCH

Mrityunjoy Das, Kolkata: On Monday night in between 23.00 hrs. and 00.00 hrs. an under trial prisoner namely Raju Mondal aka. Golam Husain Mondal (24) hailing from Paschim para in North 24 Parganas  was under treatment at Male Medicine Ward of RG Kar Hospital guarded by two Jail Warders of Dum Dum Correctional Home. However, the prisoner managed to escape from the hospital through a broken window of a toilet.

SUBHASH

PEOPLE HAVE THE RIGHT TO KNOW ABOUT WHAT HAPPENED TO SUBHASH CHANDRA BOSE: MAMATA BANERJEE

ANM News Desk: West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee on Sunday demanded that people have the right to know what happened to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, while remembering the “son of the soil” on the day he reportedly went missing 74 years ago.

She said the whereabouts of Netaji after he “disappeared” on August 18, 1945 were still not known.

Several reports have claimed that Netaji had boarded a plane from Taihoku Airport in Taiwan, which crashed leading to the death of the great leader.

There is, however, no confirmation on his death as experts came up with different theories about his disappearance.

SRIKANT CBI

SRIKHANT MOHTA WAS IN TOUCH WITH IAS AND IPS OFFICERS FOR “ILLEGAL FAVOURS”: CBI

By a Staff Reporter: Misery for Tollywood movie mogul Srikhant Mohta is brimming over with CBI investigations revealing that he was constantly in touch with senior IPS, IAS officers and senior ministers of the state government and taking orders from them and currying out “illegal favours.” A senior CBI officer monitoring the Saradha and Rose Valley chit fund cases told ANM News from Delhi that Call Detail records (CDR) of Mohta indicated that he had spoken to a few senior IPS officers over “50 times” to discuss the Saradha and Rose Valley chit fund cases. CBI investigations also revealed that he was constantly coordinating with state IAS and IPS officers and political leaders after receiving summons from the CBI. ED sources revealed that Mohta is also accused of alleged “money laundering” and investigations are on against him at the moment. Mohta is currently under CBI custody in Bhubaneswar jail.

ATRI CBI

CBI LENS ON SENIOR IAS OFFICER IN SARADHA CHIT FUND SCAM

Avijit Nandi Majumdar, Editor-in-Chief: A senior IAS officer is now under the CBI radar. A team of sleuths from the central agency reached the office of senior IAS officer Atri Bhattacharjee for interrogation on Friday. According to CBI sources, Bhattacharjee, the then information and culture secretary, had sanctioned several allegedly “unjustified payments” to  Saradha and Rose Valley chit fund run Companies. Sources told ANM News that Bhattacharjee sought some time from CBI officers claiming that he is “extremely busy preparing some report” and is not ready with documents to provide the answers. The flamboyant IAS officer was once considered very close to Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. He was handpicked for the home and information and culture secretary job, a post which is usually and traditionally taken up by senior and experienced IAS officers. According to state government sources, during his tenure as home secretary and information and culture secretary, Bhattacharjee allegedly made “serious errors in judgement” and fell out with a few influential ministers. Senior IAS officers mentioned that Chief Minister was not satisfied with Bhattacharjee’s functioning and replaced him with more experienced Alapan Bhandopadhayay as Home secretary.

RAIN

KOLKATA STRUGGLES UNDER HEAVY LASHES OF RAIN

By a Staff Reporter: Heavy downpour is expected to continue in Kolkata on Saturday and Sunday, according to MeT officials.

The first heavy rains have submerged many streets in the city stalling traffics in numerous areas.

Vehicles have reportedly broke down Bidhan Sarani and Vivakananda Road Crossing and have been removed. Sudden breakdown of a vehicle was reported on CGR Road near Hide Road crossing and has obstructed the traffic partially towards Buscule Bridge. Due to one uprooted tree on T C Road traffic is partially obstructed. Buses are diverted from Tollygunge Phari towards north.

ROOPA

BJP MP ROOPA GANGULY’S SON CRASHES CAR AT BREAKNECK SPEED

ANM News Desk: BJP MP Roopa Ganguly’s son, driving allegedly in an inebriated state, rammed his car into the wall of an upscale south Kolkata club on Thursday night, with many having a near escape from being hit.

The incident happened late on Thursday night when Akash Mukhopadhyay (20), while taking a turn, rammed his black sedan into the wall of the club in the posh Golf Garden area.

Locals claimed many people had a narrow escape as the vehicle was being driven at a high speed. The car crashed into the boundary wall, breaking a portion of it.

ENG

INDIA POST AIMS AHEAD WITH NEW ‘E-SCOOTERS’ FOR PARCEL DELIVERIES

Monisha Mondal, Kolkata: ANM News had the opportunity to interact with Mr. Amitabha Singh, the Post Master General (PMG) of Kolkata. He laid importance on the recent modes of communication and said that people converse through mobile phones and E-mails while letters are a notion of the yesteryear. He agreed that the internet is also “a best-friend” of parcels. “In Kolkata, we are delivering almost 2000 ecommerce parcels everyday and due to the gradual increase in volumes and weight, we are engaging in E-Scooters which makes it easier for postmen to deliver parcels, ” Mr. Singh said. He assured that the postal service is going forward and that their main focus is to deliver parcels to customers on time.

Elaborating their plan on E-Scooters Mr. Amitabha Singh said,”It’s easier for the postmen who have to travel with heavy ecommerce items.” He added that the services have started in 6 routes near South Kolkata and that their plan is to extend it all over Kolkata with atleast 100 E-Scooters within the next 3 months.

KUNAL GHOSH

FORMER TMC MP KUNAL GHOSH TO APPEAR BEFORE ED IN RELATION TO SARADA CHIT FUND CASE

ANM News Desk: Former TMC MP Kunal Ghosh will appear before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) today for questioning in connection with Sarada chit fund case.

Ghosh had earlier appeared before ED on July 17.

Investigation (CBI) had earlier questioned Ghosh and Rajeev Kumar, who headed the Special Investigation Team (SIT) of the state police that probed the multi-crore scam case.