Babul Supriyo
West Bengal  /  Published 13.03.22

TMC: Didi picks Shatru

Babul was handpicked by Modi on the recommendation of Baba Ramdev to contest from the Asansol Lok Sabha seat in 2014. A vical critic of Mamat, he was made a junior minister _ till he joined the Trinam...
By Arnab Ganguly in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 13.03.22

Didi picks for Bengal bypolls

The Asansol Lok Sabha seat fell vacant after Supriyo, a two-time BJP MP, quit the saffron party last year and joined the TMC. The Ballygunge assembly seat fell vacant following the demise of state mi...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

India  /  Published 12.03.22

By-poll to Asansol on April 12

By-polls to one Lok Sabha seat and four assembly constituencies across four states will be held on April 12, the Election Commission said on Saturday. With the presidential election due later this ye...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 04.01.22

Babul tests Covid positive

West Bengal's Minister of Power and Sports Aroop Biswas, who was hospitalised after being diagnosed with Covid-19, was discharged on Tuesday morning. "I am feeling better. I will be in home ...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 15.11.21

Mayor: Abhishek bats for Babul

The highrise on Camac Street is gradually overshadowing the single-storeyed structure at Kalighat in Bengal’s politics but to what extent will emerge in the approaching month’s civic polls...
By Arnab Ganguly in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 01.11.21

Suvendu ultimatum to BJP fence-sitters in Bengal

Leader of the Opposition in Bengal Suvendu Adhikary on Monday told BJP legislators mulling the prospect of switching over to the Trinamul to do a Babul Supriyo, not Mukul Roy. The former Asansol MP S...
By Arnab Ganguly in Calcutta

India  /  Published 25.10.21

Babul backs TMC in Goa polls

Trinamool Congress leader Babul Supriyo on Monday expressed confidence that his party will do very well in the Goa Assembly elections due early next year. Several TMC leaders, including Supriyo and p...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Panaji

West Bengal  /  Published 20.10.21

Babul Supriyo resigns as MP

Former Union junior minister Babul Supriyo resigned as the MP from Asansol on Tuesday. Supriyo met Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla at his residence and tendered his resignation around a month after quitti...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 19.10.21

Babul formally resigns as MP

Former BJP leader Babul Supriyo formally resigned as an MP on Tuesday, a month after he quit the party to join the Mamata Banerjee-led TMC. Supriyo thanked the BJP leadership for the confidence they ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 30.09.21

‘PM distrusts Bengalis’

Former Union minister Babul Supriyo on Wednesday hit out at Narendra Modi for the first time since defecting to the Trinamul Congress on September 18 as he accused the Prime Minister of not having tru...
By Our Correspondent in Calcutta


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