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Bills For 5 Year Tenures For CBI, ED Chiefs In Lok Sabha

Bills For 5 Year Tenures For CBI, ED Chiefs In Lok Sabha

Two bills were introduced in the Lok Sabha on Friday to extend the tenures of Directors of the Central Bureau of Investigation and the Enforcement Directorate up to a maximum of five years from the present two years amid strong protests from opposition...

03 December 2021
TRS Members Continue Protests In LS; No Adjournments During Question Hour

TRS Members Continue Protests In LS; No Adjournments During Question Hour

Telangana Rashtra Samithi members on Thursday shouted slogans, displayed placards and later tore them and threw the pieces in the Well of the Lok Sabha before...

02 December 2021

Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury Hits Back At Manish Tewari's Remarks On UPA Government

Manish Tewari in his latest book "10 Flashpoints: 20 years" that is set to be released on December 2 criticized the UPA government for its response to the...

After Durga Puja, West Bengal Witnesses Covid-19 Spike

After Durga Puja, West Bengal Witnesses Covid-19 Spike

The state has witnessed a Covid-19 spike, when school reopening preparations are underway in the state.

28 October 2021

Govt Committed To Evacuate Indians From Afghanistan: EAM Jaishankar

Government data shows, India has evacuated 565 people from Afghanistan so far

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18 July 2021
Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury To Continue As Congress Floor Leader, Sonia Gandhi Sets Up Parliament Groups

Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury To Continue As Congress Floor Leader, Sonia Gandhi Sets Up Parliament Groups

There were strong rumours that Shashi Tharoor, Manish Tewari or Kodikunnil Suresh would be appointed as the floor leader.


13 July 2021
Has Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, Vocal Congress Defender, Lost Trust Of The Gandhis?

Has Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, Vocal Congress Defender, Lost Trust Of The Gandhis?

The buzz over Chowdhury’s imminent departure as leader of the Congress in the Lok Sabha does trigger questions on whether the staunch Nehru-Gandhi loyalist...


25 May 2021
Centre Adopting A ‘Casual And Superficial’ Approach In selecting New CBI Director: Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury

Centre Adopting A ‘Casual And Superficial’ Approach In selecting New CBI Director: Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury

Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury has claimed that the process of shortlisting the CBI director adopted by the Centre is in conflict with the mandate of...


02 March 2021
Anand Sharma's Remarks Serve The Polarising Agenda Of BJP: Adhir As Chism In Cong Widens

Anand Sharma's Remarks Serve The Polarising Agenda Of BJP: Adhir As Chism In Cong Widens

Senior leader Anand Sharma had slammed Congress's tie-up with the ISF led by Muslim cleric Abbas Siddiqui in West Bengal, contending that it was against...


26 December 2020
Cong Leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury Warns Nitish Kumar Of BJP's 'Poaching Skill'

Cong Leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury Warns Nitish Kumar Of BJP's 'Poaching Skill'

Chowdhury, also the West Bengal Congress president, advised Kumar to keep in touch with the opposition in Bihar.


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24 December 2020
Congress To Form Alliance With Left For West Bengal Polls

Congress To Form Alliance With Left For West Bengal Polls

The Left parties had also favoured an alliance with the Congress for the state elections.


05 December 2020
BJP Govt Forced To Concede To Farmers’ Demands: Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury

BJP Govt Forced To Concede To Farmers’ Demands: Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury

The Congress leader also said that the central government only understands the language of street protests.


11 October 2020
Congress and Left Will Unitedly Fight Against TMC And BJP: WB Cong Chief Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury

Congress and Left Will Unitedly Fight Against TMC And BJP: WB Cong Chief Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury

West Bengal Congress chief Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury claimed that law and order in the state had completely collapsed under Mamata Banerjee’s rule and accused...


14 July 2020
Adhir Ranjan Writes To PM Modi, Says Poet Varavara Rao At 81 Cannot Be Threat To Nation

Adhir Ranjan Writes To PM Modi, Says Poet Varavara Rao At 81 Cannot Be Threat To Nation

Varavara Rao and nine other activists were arrested in the Elgar Parishad-Maoist link case, which was initially probed by the Pune police and later transferred...


08 April 2020
At All-Party Meet, PM Modi Suggests Extending 21-Day Lockdown

At All-Party Meet, PM Modi Suggests Extending 21-Day Lockdown

The 21-day lockdown imposed by the Centre to contain the spread of coronavirus is coming to an end on April 14


10 February 2020
'Supreme Court's Decision': Govt On SC/ST Quota In Jobs, Promotions

'Supreme Court's Decision': Govt On SC/ST Quota In Jobs, Promotions

Opposition parties protested in Lok Sabha and accused the Centre of failing to defend the reservation system.


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09 February 2020
'If Kejriwal Wins, It Will Be Victory Of Developmental Agenda': Congress Leader Adhir Ranjan After Delhi Polls

'If Kejriwal Wins, It Will Be Victory Of Developmental Agenda': Congress Leader Adhir Ranjan After Delhi Polls

The Congress leader said the communal agendas will come to an end with Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) defeat,


04 February 2020
From '<em>Ravan Ki Aulad'</em> To 'Fake Gandhi', Lok Sabha Witnesses Ugly Scenes Over Hegde's Remark

From 'Ravan Ki Aulad' To 'Fake Gandhi', Lok Sabha Witnesses Ugly Scenes Over Hegde's Remark

Chowdhury's outburst came in response to Hegde's remark wherein he had said that Gandhi's freedom movement was "staged with the consent and support of the...


03 February 2020
'<em>Goli Maarna Bandh Karo</em>': Opposition Shouts As Anurag Thakur Speaks In Parliament

'Goli Maarna Bandh Karo': Opposition Shouts As Anurag Thakur Speaks In Parliament

Parliament saw a ruckus over recent spate of shooting at anti-CAA protesters following Thakur leading a 'goli maaro...' chant at a Delhi rally.


03 February 2020
Congress Leaders Move Adjournment Motion In Lok Sabha, Demand Reconsideration Of CAA

Congress Leaders Move Adjournment Motion In Lok Sabha, Demand Reconsideration Of CAA

Members of the Opposition have deemed the newly amended Citizenship law 'discriminatory and anti-Constitution' while the Centre has maintained that the new law...


12 January 2020
'Talk Less, Work More': Congress MP Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury's Swipe At Army Chief

'Talk Less, Work More': Congress MP Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury's Swipe At Army Chief

General Manoj Mukund Naravane in his recent interview had indicated that the Indian Army is ready to integrate Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) with India if...


10 December 2019
India Moving Towards 'Rape In India' From 'Make In India': Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury

India Moving Towards 'Rape In India' From 'Make In India': Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury

Raising the issue during Zero Hour, Chowdhury said there have been many incidents in the past -- from Kathua to Unnao-- where women or girls have been...


09 December 2019
Amit Shah To Introduce Citizenship Amendment Bill Today As Protests Continue In North-East; Congress To Oppose 'Tooth And Nail'

Amit Shah To Introduce Citizenship Amendment Bill Today As Protests Continue In North-East; Congress To Oppose 'Tooth And Nail'

Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, the Congress leader in Lok Sabha, made the party's stand clear after a meeting of the Congress' parliamentary strategy group at party...


02 December 2019
'Nirbala' Is A Better Name For Nirmala Sitharaman: Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury

'Nirbala' Is A Better Name For Nirmala Sitharaman: Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury

On Sunday, Chowdhury had sparked a massive row in Lok Sabha when he called Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah 'Infiltrators'


02 December 2019
Congress Leader Adhir Ranjan's 'Modi, Shah Infiltrators' Comment Sparks Row In LS, BJP Seeks Apology

Congress Leader Adhir Ranjan's 'Modi, Shah Infiltrators' Comment Sparks Row In LS, BJP Seeks Apology

Lok Sabha MPs shouted 'infiltrator' several times when the Congress leader rose to speak.


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