Days after an obscene tweet with a morphed picture of Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra was posted on the social media platform, police said on Monday the accused person has been arrested and sent to jail.
Taking aim at West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee over the CBI probe into chit fund scams, the BJP on Monday questioned if her dharna to protest action against Kolkata police commissioner Rajeev Kumar was because he held many "secrets" and needed to be saved.
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday termed her 'dharna' (sit-in) as "non-political" and not against any individual agency but the "anarchic moves" of the Narendra Modi government to "destroy" democracy.
Criticised by Union minister Arun Jaitley for his "dissent" note on appointment of CBI director, Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge has written to the BJP leader that the objections raised by him were on the flouting of procedure and not on the integrity of the officer.
Leaders of several opposition parties approached the Election Commission on Monday and sought redressal of the issue of alleged tampering of electronic voting machines (EVMs).
The Calcutta high court on Monday refused immediate hearing on the West Bengal government's plea against the CBI's attempt to question city police chief Rajeev Kumar at his residence in connection with chit fund scam cases.
The Supreme Court will hear on Tuesday a CBI plea against Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar who is accused of allegedly destroying evidence related to the Saradha chit fund scam.
The crisis in West Bengal where it is Mamata vs CBI is deepening with each passing moment. Home Minister Rajnath Singh has called it a constitutional breakdown and HRD minister says Mamata has murdered democracy
Hearing the CBI plea in the SC, the Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi says, "If Kolkata Police Commissioner even remotely thinks of destroying evidence, bring the material before this Court. We will come down so heavily on him that he will regret."
Newly appointed Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) chief Rishi Kumar Shukla took charge of the probe agency on Monday.