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The Hindu
not for tie-up with Congressin Tripura is concerned. “We are going (to polls) as Left Front in Tripura. Ou
The Hindu / Posted 14 hours ago
in Tripura is concerned. “We are going (to polls) as Left Front in Tripura. Our main aim is to defeat the BJP there. As far as Congress is concerned in Tripura, much of it was taken by Trinamool Congress earlier and recently by the BJP,” h... Read more
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asianage
Truth will win in the end: Kejriwal on EC office of profit controversythe world at large. "In the end, truth will win and history is witness to that
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the world at large. "In the end, truth will win and history is witness to that," he added. West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress (TMC) chief Mamata Banerjee came forward to support AAP on Friday. Criticising the EC, she tweeted, "A... Read more
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The Hindu
RSS-backed outfit to organise meet on border security; West Bengal, Tripura Governors to attendThese incidents are the outcome of the activities of the Bangladeshi terrorist
The Hindu / Posted 2 days ago
These incidents are the outcome of the activities of the Bangladeshi terrorist organisations,” said Mr. Senapati. Senior Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader and State Minister Jyotipriya Mallick dubbed it as an “attempt to disrupt peace”. Mr.... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Boy, Trinamool worker killed as ‘party infighting’ turns violent in West Bengalnine-year-old school kid, were killed and more than 10 injured in clashes and g
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 2 days ago
nine-year-old school kid, were killed and more than 10 injured in clashes and gun-battle allegedly between two factions of Trinamool Congress at Basanti in South 24 Parganas district of West Bengal on Thursday afternoon. Riyazul Mollah (9)... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
CPI(M) central panel to take a call on pact with Congressthe two states where the CPI(M) is in power. It expects a bigger challenge fro
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 2 days ago
the two states where the CPI(M) is in power. It expects a bigger challenge from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Trinamool Congress—both trying to expand their footprint in the landlocked state where the Left has been in power since... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Tripura elections: BJP inches closer to pre-poll alliance with tribal outfit IPTFout of over 20 lakh votes polled in the 2014 Lok Sabha seats, as compared to CP
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 3 days ago
out of over 20 lakh votes polled in the 2014 Lok Sabha seats, as compared to CPM tally of about 13 lakh. Since then six Trinamool Congress MLAs have joined the BJP making it the second-largest party in the state. Trinamool polled about 2 lakh... Read more
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asianage
WB: TMC student wing leader assaults girl; video goes viralHooghly: In a video that went viral on the internet, a member of Trinamool Cong
asianage / Posted 3 days ago
Hooghly: In a video that went viral on the internet, a member of Trinamool Congress Chhatra Parishad — TMC student wing, is seen assaulting a girl inside the college premises of Rishra Bidhan College in Hooghly, West Bengal. The incident, which was... Read more
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dna
Bengal: TMC student leader accused of beating fellow female union leader for refusing sexual favoursof sexual favours. Interestingly both the alleged victim and accused belong to
dna / Posted 3 days ago
of sexual favours. Interestingly both the alleged victim and accused belong to TMCP, the students’ wing of the ruling Trinamool Congress party. The incident happened at Bidhan Chandra College at Rishra in Hooghly district of West Bengal. The... Read more
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Gulf News
Tripura, Meghalaya, Nagaland to go to polls in Februaryfor four consecutive terms.Besides Kerala, Tripura is the only state where CPI-
Gulf News / Posted 3 days ago
for four consecutive terms.Besides Kerala, Tripura is the only state where CPI-M-led front is in power. The BJP and the Trinamool Congress are eyeing power in the state bordering Bangladesh.The present assembly strength in Tripura is largely... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
BJP’s Northeast policy faces test in elections in Meghalaya, Nagaland and Tripurabeen in power since 1993, the last 20 years under chief minister Manik Sarkar.
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 3 days ago
been in power since 1993, the last 20 years under chief minister Manik Sarkar. The saffron party received a boost when six Trinamool Congress legislators – they had switched over from the Congress earlier – crossed over. A Congress MLA, too, joined... Read more
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asianage
Tripura to go to polls on Feb 18, Meghalaya, Nagaland on Feb 27term. In the upcoming polls, the BJP is eyeing victory in the state and boostin
asianage / Posted 3 days ago
term. In the upcoming polls, the BJP is eyeing victory in the state and boosting its northeast scorecard after six Trinamool Congress (TMC) and one Congress MP joined the saffron party. In Meghalaya, the Congress-led government of Mukul... Read more
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dna
Mamata Banerjee's picture defaced inside Jadavpur Universityhere triggering condemnation by the vice chancellor and the state education min
dna / Posted 5 days ago
here triggering condemnation by the vice chancellor and the state education minister. The hoarding had been put up by the Trinamool Congress -affiliated teaching and non-teaching staff wing of the university thanking the chief minister for... Read more
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Business Standard India
Industry doyens to make Bengal Global Business Summit a star-studded showstarting Tuesday at the City Convention Centre. Last year, following demonetis
Business Standard India / Posted 6 days ago
starting Tuesday at the City Convention Centre. Last year, following demonetisation and the state's ruling party, the Trinamool Congress (TMC), taking pole position in making it a national issue, central ministers had given it a miss. This... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Air India: BJP MPs trash House panel’s report opposing divestmentTaking advantage of the absence of chairman Derek O’Brien of the Trinamool Cong
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 6 days ago
Taking advantage of the absence of chairman Derek O’Brien of the Trinamool Congress, BJP lawmakers who are members of the parliamentary committee on transport forcibly withdrew the panel’s “adverse” draft report on Air India’s divestment. The draft... Read more
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The Hindu
Four non-fiction books to get you through this weekhis stints as a sports journalist, advertising professional and quizmaster, Der
The Hindu / Posted 6 days ago
his stints as a sports journalist, advertising professional and quizmaster, Derek O’Brien entered Rajya Sabha as the Trinamool Congress MP. In a collection of essays, he provides a bird’s eye view of some key political issues the country has... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
FIRs lodged against Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghoshtricks of TMC to stop BJP as they are frightened by our growth,”. Several peop
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 6 days ago
tricks of TMC to stop BJP as they are frightened by our growth,”. Several people were injured on Friday after clashes broke out between BJP and Trinamool Congress activists outside the former’s headquarters here and at another place in t... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
PM Modi’s pet project to transform backward districts hits federalism roadblockis seen as an emerging political rival to the ruling parties in all three state
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 7 days ago
is seen as an emerging political rival to the ruling parties in all three states – the CPI(M) in Kerala, BJD in Odisha and Trinamool Congress in West Bengal. A senior official in Kerala, one of the first states to object to the initiative, said,... Read more
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The Hindu
Inside Parliament – Views from the Front Row review: Crossing the floorpolitics after stints as a sports journalist, advertising professional and quiz
The Hindu / Posted 8 days ago
politics after stints as a sports journalist, advertising professional and quizmaster. Today, as leader of his party, the Trinamool Congress, in the Rajya Sabha, he is a familiar figure in Parliament, a sartorial contrast to his father,... Read more
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The Hindu
Rally to mark Vivekananda's anniversary marred by violence in KolkataClashes erupted between the cadres of Trinamool Congress (TMC) and the Bharatiy
The Hindu / Posted 9 days ago
Clashes erupted between the cadres of Trinamool Congress (TMC) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Kolkata on Friday with both sides resorting to large-scale stone pelting. The clashes took place as both sides were celebrating Swami Vivekananda's... Read more
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dna
Ready for dialogue with Mamata, it is only way forward: Bimal GurungGorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) after Gurung, who was its chief, an
dna / Posted 10 days ago
Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) after Gurung, who was its chief, and his associates resigned. People close to Gurung have claimed that the Trinamool Congress had propped up Tamang but the GJM leader remained the "real leader" of Gork... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
TMC minister to build memorial in honour of Mamata Banerjee’s motherminister Ashis Banerjee intends to build a memorial in honour of chief minister
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 12 days ago
minister Ashis Banerjee intends to build a memorial in honour of chief minister Mamata Banerjee’s late mother at the Trinamool Congress (TMC) chief’s ancestral Chakaipur village. “It’s local people’s interest that prompted us to plan a... Read more
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dna
Rahul Gandhi is maligning nation's image, says Kailash Vijayvargiyapolitics, he is maligning the image of the nation.As BJP’s General Secretary in
dna / Posted 12 days ago
politics, he is maligning the image of the nation.As BJP’s General Secretary in-charge for West Bengal how do you look at Trinamool Congress having organised a Brahmin and Purohit sammelan there. How do you look at it? Can this reorientation take... Read more
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dna
Calcutta University's decision to honour Mamata Banerjee with D.Litt challenged in HCHigh Court and is likely to be heard tomorrow. The CU has announced that it wi
dna / Posted 12 days ago
High Court and is likely to be heard tomorrow. The CU has announced that it will bestow the honorary D.Litt on the Trinamool Congress (TMC) chief, an alumnus, for her contribution to social service at its convocation on January 11. "We... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Parliamentary panel wants Air India to remain a PSU with less govt controlcertainly in February,” civil aviation secretary Rajiv Nayan Choubey told Mint
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 12 days ago
certainly in February,” civil aviation secretary Rajiv Nayan Choubey told Mint on Monday. The panel, headed by the Trinamool Congress’ Derek O’Brien pointed out that between 2011-12 and 2014-15 the state-owned airline increased its revenue... Read more
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dna
TMC to continue fight against Aadhaar, says Rajya Sabha MP Derek O'BrienThe Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress (TMC) said today that it would conti
dna / Posted 12 days ago
The Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress (TMC) said today that it would continue to "expose" various Aadhaar card-related problems and carry on its fight against the central government's move in and outside Parliament. In a statement, TMC MP Derek... Read more
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Aljazeera
India reverses order on national anthem at theatresover what many say is the rise of aggressive nationalism in the country. Sugat
Aljazeera / Posted 12 days ago
over what many say is the rise of aggressive nationalism in the country. Sugata Bose, an opposition politician from the Trinamool Congress party, welcomed Tuesday's ruling. "Patriotism has to come from within. [It] can't be imposed," Bose told... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
PIL filed in HC challenging Calcutta University’s decision to honour Mamata with D.Littthe Calcutta high court and is likely to be heard . The CU has announced that
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 12 days ago
the Calcutta high court and is likely to be heard . The CU has announced that it will bestow the honorary D.Litt on the Trinamool Congress (TMC) chief, an alumnus, for her contribution to social service at its convocation on January 11. “We... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Trinamool Congress will continue to expose Aadhaar issues: Derek O’BrienThe Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress (TMC) said on Tuesday that it would
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 12 days ago
The Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress (TMC) said on Tuesday that it would continue to “expose” various Aadhaar card-related problems and carry on its fight against the central government’s move in and outside Parliament. In a statement, TMC MP... Read more
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The Hindu
BJP swallows its pride in Bengal; bypoll candidate denies association with partyIn a major embarrassment to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), a former Trinamoo
The Hindu / Posted 13 days ago
In a major embarrassment to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), a former Trinamool Congress (TMC) MLA denied any association with the party within hours of her being named as its candidate for a by-poll in Bengal. Manju Basu was to be the BJP’s... Read more
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The Hindu
Trinamool organises festival, priest conference in Bengal to boost support ahead of panchayat pollsAhead of the crucial panchayat polls in West Bengal, the Trinamool Congress is
The Hindu / Posted 13 days ago
Ahead of the crucial panchayat polls in West Bengal, the Trinamool Congress is trying to cement its position through festival and conferences. While party chairperson and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee inaugurated a seven-day Uttar Banga... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Saving a bird sanctuary inside the concrete jungle of Kolkatagovernment built a few concrete structures and roads in the 1980s and 1990s. Bu
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 14 days ago
government built a few concrete structures and roads in the 1980s and 1990s. But things changed radically after the Trinamool Congress came to power in 2011. As part of beautification plans for Kolkata, roads were widened and bright lights... Read more
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The Hindu
Parliament to go paperlessBy the next decade, if we get halfway there, we could consider ourselves lucky,
The Hindu / Posted 14 days ago
By the next decade, if we get halfway there, we could consider ourselves lucky,” said Derek O’Brien, Leader of the Trinamool Congress in the Rajya Sabha. D. Raja of the Communist Party of India agrees. “I was a member of a delegation led... Read more
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The Hindu
Blame game over assault on policemanThe assault on a police officer in Howrah district on Saturday has taken a poli
The Hindu / Posted 14 days ago
The assault on a police officer in Howrah district on Saturday has taken a political turn, with the ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) and the Opposition parties engaging in blame game over the incident. While the TMC denied involvement of its party... Read more
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dna
Political slugfest continues over Triple Talaq billbut two motions for referring the bill to a select committee moved by Anand Sha
dna / Posted 16 days ago
but two motions for referring the bill to a select committee moved by Anand Sharma of Congress and Sukhendu Sekhar Roy of Trinamool Congress are alive. So, when the Budget session starts on January 29, the status will remain the same and a... Read more
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dna
In Meghalaya, we will fight alone: Himanta Biswa SarmaBill, and it will go to Assam to meet political parties, associations, stakehol
dna / Posted 16 days ago
Bill, and it will go to Assam to meet political parties, associations, stakeholders, etc. Let the process be over.The Trinamool Congress (TMC) has accused the government of driving out Bengalis from the state. Will that dampen the BJP's... Read more
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Central Chronicle
RS adjourned as Oppn demands voting on triple talaq motionHouse for the day. As soon as Deputy Chairperson P J Kurien called for taking
Central Chronicle / Posted 17 days ago
House for the day. As soon as Deputy Chairperson P J Kurien called for taking up the GST amendment Bill, several Congress, Trinamool Congress and Samajwadi Party members were on their feet demanding his ruling on the division sought by them on the... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Fix ceiling to check exploitation by airlines, panel urges ministryfor India. The report also suggested that cancellation fees should be capped a
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 17 days ago
for India. The report also suggested that cancellation fees should be capped at 50% of the base fare. The committee, headed by Trinamool Congress MP Derek O’Brien, also noted airlines did not pass a 50% reduction in jet fuel prices... Read more
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Business Standard India
Cong may back criminality clause in Triple Talaq Bill but on one conditionto triple talaq bill over a GST legislation listed before that. This led to he
Business Standard India / Posted 17 days ago
to triple talaq bill over a GST legislation listed before that. This led to heated exchanges between Derek O'Brien of the Trinamool Congress and Information and Broadcasting Minister Smriti Irani, leading to uproar that forced the adjournment of... Read more
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dna
Maha caste violence reverberates in Rajya Sabhaof the Samajwadi Party alleged that Maharashtra government failed to provide se
dna / Posted 17 days ago
of the Samajwadi Party alleged that Maharashtra government failed to provide security to people while Nadimul Haque of Trinamool Congress called for stopping such "political lynching". Haque said the Maharashtra matter is not an isolated... Read more
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The Indian Express
Congress told Govt will support triple talaq Bill if you agree to pay subsistence allowancesuch a proposal… whichever way you look at it, the numbers are overwhelmingly i
The Indian Express / Posted 17 days ago
such a proposal… whichever way you look at it, the numbers are overwhelmingly in our favour,” one Opposition leader said. Trinamool Congress leader Derek O’Brien said the BJP stood “exposed” after it listed the Bill second on the list of... Read more
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The Hindu
Hard to train people from village schools, says IndiGo chief Aditya Ghoshin four or five weeks. He made this assertion before the Standing Committee on
The Hindu / Posted 17 days ago
in four or five weeks. He made this assertion before the Standing Committee on Transport, Tourism and Culture headed by Trinamool Congress MP Derek O’ Brien, which is deliberating on “Issues related to improving consumers’ satisfaction of... Read more
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dna
Opposition raises NRC, Bhima Koregaon violence in Parliamentto drive out Bengali-speaking population from Assam, a charge rejected as "base
dna / Posted 17 days ago
to drive out Bengali-speaking population from Assam, a charge rejected as "baseless" by Home Minister Rajnath Singh. Trinamool Congress member Saugata Roy raised the issue as soon as the Zero Hour began, pointing out that names of 1.3 crore... Read more
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dna
If Bengalis in Assam are in danger, Mamata Banerjee won't sit idle: TMC after FIR against WB CMThe Trinamool Congress today hit out at the Assam Police for lodging an FIR aga
dna / Posted 17 days ago
The Trinamool Congress today hit out at the Assam Police for lodging an FIR against its leader and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and said such an action would not stop her from fighting for the cause of the Bengalis. TMC secretary... Read more
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The Hindu
Rajnath rejects charge on Assam’s NRCTrinamool Congress members in the Lok Sabha on Thursday alleged a conspiracy to
The Hindu / Posted 17 days ago
Trinamool Congress members in the Lok Sabha on Thursday alleged a conspiracy to drive out Bengali-speaking population from Assam, a charge rejected by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh. Trinamool member Saugata Roy raised the issue as soon as the... Read more
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asianage
Govt-Oppn clash over triple talaq bill continues in RS, House adjournedKurien adjourned the House for the day. Friday is the last day of the winter se
asianage / Posted 17 days ago
Kurien adjourned the House for the day. Friday is the last day of the winter session. Talking to media after the session, Trinamool Congress MP Derek O Brien said: "Today BJP has been exposed, they don't have the guts to empower... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Assam police registers case against Mamata Banerjee over NRC remarkto file a case against her in the Supreme Court. “Banerjee made the comment to
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 17 days ago
to file a case against her in the Supreme Court. “Banerjee made the comment to lure Bengali-speaking people towards Trinamool Congress because the BJP is gaining ground in her state. Bengalis in Assam have had no issues with NRC but she is... Read more
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Business Standard India
RS adjourned amid uproar by Oppn without any decision on triple talaq billthe winter session. Earlier, the opposition wanted the Chair to put the motion
Business Standard India / Posted 17 days ago
the winter session. Earlier, the opposition wanted the Chair to put the motions moved by Congress leader Anand Sharma and Trinamool Congress member Sukhendu Shekar Roy for reference of the legislation to a proposed Select Committee be put to vote... Read more
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asianage
BJP urges NRC authorities to act against WB CM, Assam Police files caseThursday. Assam BJP chief Ranjeet Kumar Dass claimed Banerjee made the comment
asianage / Posted 17 days ago
Thursday. Assam BJP chief Ranjeet Kumar Dass claimed Banerjee made the comment to lure Bengali-speaking people towards the Trinamool Congress, as the saffron party was strengthening foothold in West Bengal. "We appeal to the NRC authorities to... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Triple talaq bill deadlock continues amid ruckus in Rajya Sabhathe winter session. Earlier, the opposition wanted the Chair to put the motion
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 17 days ago
the winter session. Earlier, the opposition wanted the Chair to put the motions moved by Congress leader Anand Sharma and Trinamool Congress member Sukhendu Shekar Roy for reference of the legislation to a proposed Select Committee be put to vote... Read more
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asianage
After Ishrat Jahan, triple talaq petitioner lawyer joins BJP in KolkataBJP state president Dilip Ghosh at the party’s office in Kolkata. Mukul Roy, w
asianage / Posted 17 days ago
BJP state president Dilip Ghosh at the party’s office in Kolkata. Mukul Roy, who also joined BJP after quitting the ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) in the second half of 2017, was also present on Thursday. Ishrat Jahan, one of the petitioners in... Read more
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