Madan Mitra, Trinamool Congress MLA Madan, and Sovan Chatterjee, former party leader were taken to the state-run SSKM Hospital as both the politicians complained of breathlessness
The case pertains to the ‘Narada tapes’ sting operation shot in 2014 by Narada news portal, purportedly showing TMC leaders accepting bribes on camera.
'I have full faith in the judiciary. The BJP can employ anybody to harass me,' Hakim said outside the Nizam Palace.
The selective arrests have political vendetta written all over them, and the BJP - squarely defeated in the state elections - is coming across as a sore loser.
West Bengal ministers Firhad Hakim and Subrata Mukherjee and TMC leader Madan Mitra were arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday in connection with the 2016 Narada sting operation case.
CBI officials told me this was a politically sensitive case, all evidence, including tapes showing Adhikari accepting bribe and Mirza taking Rs 15 lakh for Mukul Roy, was forensically authenticated.
More than 20 former employees of the web portal have taken to social media to announce that they have sued Narada.com and its editor Mathew Samuel in a labour court in Delhi.
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An injured BJP worker being carried after being beaten by alleged TMC workers, during last day of by-poll election campaign in support of party candidate Priyanka Tibrewal at Bhawanipur constituency, in Kolkata.PTI Photo/Swapan Mahapatra
BJP leader Subhendu Adhikari addresses during last day of by-poll election campaign in support of party candidate Priyanka Tibrewal (unseen) at Bhawanipur constituency, in Kolkata.PTI Photo/Swapan Mahapatra
A rickshaw-puller rides past the mural depicting Hindu god Hanuman, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Kamal Kishore
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