Derek O Brien
West Bengal  /  Published 05.12.20

TMC: focus on act change

Mamata Banerjee on Friday sent a Trinamul delegation to the massive farmer agitation underway at Delhi-Haryana’s Singhu border, and spoke to farmers over phone to laud their movement against the...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

India  /  Published 02.10.20

Hathras: TMC MPs manhandled

"Is it a democracy? MPs are being heckled and pushed to ground. How come police officers have this audacity to heckle members of Parliament? The state government, which has failed to protect to a...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

India  /  Published 21.09.20

Rajya Sabha: 8 MPs suspended

Naidu said he had received a letter expressing no confidence against the deputy chairman. "I have gone through the entire proceedings of the House yesterday (Sunday). In light of allegations...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

India  /  Published 20.09.20

Parliament clears farm bills, Opp cries foul

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said new laws were a "watershed moment" in the history of Indian agriculture, asserting that they will ensure a complete transformation of the farm sector and em...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in New Delhi

India  /  Published 19.09.20

Opposition steps up the heat on govt in RS

"There are only three parliamentary democracies in the world in which this ordinance raj is still possible - India, Pakistan and Bangladesh. The emergency ordinance route is dangerous. Root of al...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi


India  /  Published 03.09.20

Question Hour nixed, pandemic the excuse

The self-avowedly muscular Narendra Modi government has used the pandemic as a plea to scrap Question Hour for the upcoming Parliament session, depriving the House of its lone device to exercise some ...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi

India  /  Published 02.09.20

Question Hour in writing

Folowing the uproar over scrapping Question Hour in parliament for the coming session, the government has said it would allow "unstarred questions" - meaning written questions that...
By Agencies in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 02.09.20

Trinamool alleges FB bias towards BJP

The Trinamool Congress has written to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to raise the issue of alleged bias of the social media giant towards the BJP, and claimed that there is enough evidence in the public...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 18.08.20

Derek: red flag raised in 2019

The CPM on Monday joined the Congress in demanding a JPC probe into Facebook’s alleged interference in India’s electoral process. The CPM politburo said the WSJ expose confirms the overall...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 16.07.20

MLA death: TMC leaders meet Kovind

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday sent her party’s delegation to President Ram Nath Kovind, along with a letter from her, a day after senior BJP leaders had met him and urged him to di...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta


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