Derek Obrien
India  /  Published 10.01.22

Tek Fog: Derek calls for panel meet

  TMC Rajya Sabha MP Derek O'Brien has written to the chairman of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Home Affairs seeking a meeting of the panel to discuss the issue of "hijacking ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 08.01.22

TMC swipe at Modi on budget session

The Budget Session will be "out of focus" and Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "gameplan is to make Parliament irrelevant", alleged the Trinamool Congress on Saturday after the a...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 28.12.21

Derek tests Covid positive

Senior Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Derek O' Brien Tuesday said he has tested positive for COVID-19 and is presently at home isolation. Brien ,who is TMC Rajya Sabha party leader, requested th...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

India  /  Published 22.12.21

Democracy: Derek slams BJP

A day after being suspended from the Rajya Sabha for the remaining part of the Winter Session, Trinamul Congress floor leader in the House Derek O'Brien on Wednesday accused the BJP-led government...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 22.12.21

Election laws bill passed in RS

Earlier, the Opposition had protested the haste with which the government was moving ahead with the contentious Election Laws Amendment Bill without giving them enough time to submit resolutions. At l...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi


India  /  Published 21.12.21

RS: Derek O'Brien suspended

TMC floor leader Derek O'Brien on Tuesday said he was suspended from Rajya Sabha while protesting the "mockery of Parliament and bulldozing" of the Election Laws (Amendment) Bill by the ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 23.11.21

Data bill finalised, Opp dissents

A 30-member joint parliamentary committee on Monday finalised its report on the contentious Personal Data Protection Bill 2019 after tossing out amendments proposed by Opposition members that were des...
By R. Suryamurthy, Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

India  /  Published 14.11.21

Opp target govt over tenure extension

Opposition parties the TMC and the CPI(M) on Sunday targeted the central government over extending the tenure of the CBI and the ED directors, asking why it could not wait for Parliament to be in sess...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 19.09.21

Babul Supriyo joins Trinamul

On Saturday, Supriyo tried his best to justify his decision to make a U-turn and hold the Trinamul flag. Speaking at a brief news conference after his induction, he said that the “opportunity&rd...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

India  /  Published 12.09.21

TMC: BJP didn't keep poll promise

The bill aims at 33 per cent reservation for women in Parliament and state assemblies. O'Brien, in the video of his speech, claimed that there is 25 per cent representation of women in legislatur...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi


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