Mukul Roy
West Bengal  /  Published 28.09.21

HC pulls up Speaker for dithering on Mukul Roy defection case

Roy defected to the Trinamul on June 11 and the following month on July 9 he was elected as chairman of the PAC for the 2021-22 financial year. The decision was challenged by BJP legislator Ambika Roy...
By Arnab Ganguly in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 23.09.21

BJP set to move high court against 'defector' Mukul

During his days in the Trinamul, Adhikary was one of the prime movers behind the defection of several Congress and a few Left MLAs, from Murshidabad and elsewhere, to the Trinamul. While the Congress ...
By Arnab Ganguly in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 09.09.21

HC stays rustication of Visva students

Visva-Bharati vice-chancellor Bidyut Chakrabarty suffered a setback on Wednesday when Calcutta High Court issued an interim order staying the operation of the varsity’s August 23 decision to rus...
By Tapas Ghosh in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 31.08.21

MLA leaves BJP and returns to Trinamul

Tanmay Ghosh, who had left the Trinamul Congress in March and won the Assembly election from Bishnupur on a BJP ticket, on Monday returned to his old party. Ghosh’s candidature was announced by...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 27.08.21

Arrest warrant against Mukul Roy

The additional chief judicial magistrate’s court in Ranaghat has issued an arrest warrant against Mukul Roy for failing to appear before it personally as it had directed in connection with the m...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Ranaghat


West Bengal  /  Published 27.08.21

Puja momentum eludes BJP

The Bengal BJP seems to have no interest in organising its Durga Puja this year as no prominent leader is keen on shouldering the responsibility of conducting the four-day affair launched virtually by...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 25.08.21

HC seeks affidavits on Mukul’s House post

Calcutta High Court on Tuesday asked Krishnagar North MLA Mukul Roy and Bengal Assembly Speaker Biman Banerjee to file affidavits stating their stand with regard to the BJP’s contention that the...
By Our Legal Reporter in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 24.08.21

Mukul defection case puts Trinamul in a bind

A division bench of the Calcutta High Court comprising Acting Chief Justice Rajesh Bindal and Justice Rajarshi Bharadwaj on Tuesday iterated that the disqualification of an  MLA under the anti-de...
By Our Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 11.08.21

How to dodge anti-defection law

In the years between 2001 and 2005, Subrata Mukherjee held the mayor’s post in Calcutta Municipal Corporation (CMC) as a Trinamul nominee. But, in the state Assembly he signed on the register fo...
By Arnab Ganguly in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 10.08.21

File affidavit on Mukul's appointment: HC to Speaker

The Calcutta High Court on Tuesday directed that West Bengal Assembly Speaker Biman Bandopadhyay may file an affidavit in a PIL seeking the removal of MLA Mukul Roy from the post of Public Accounts Co...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in Calcutta


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