Somen Mitra
West Bengal  /  Published 30.08.21

Former MLA back in TMC ‘after a hiatus’

Sikha Mitra, a two-term Trinamul MLA in the past, on Sunday joined the party, claiming she never left, although she resigned as the Chowringhee MLA in 2014 amid allegedly testy ties with Mamata Banerj...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 15.07.21

Somen Mitra’s son quits Congress post

Signs of trouble brewing within the Bengal unit of the Congress over Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury’s continuation as the state president of the party have increasingly been emerging with Rohan Mitra&rs...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 13.10.20

Adhir does balancing act in Congress revamp

The Congress national leadership on Monday approved the restructuring of the Bengal unit with state party president Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury bringing in his favourites but apparently also attempting a b...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 31.07.20

Congress: Somen Mitra passes away

Bengal Congress president Somen Mitra, or Chhorda (youngest elder brother), as he was fondly called by his followers, breathed his last at a Calcutta hospital on Thursday early morning, leaving the be...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 30.07.20

Politicians condole demise of Somen Mitra

Various politicians including, Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhar, chief minister Mamata Banerjee and Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, on Thursday condoled the demise of state Congress president Somen Mitr...
By PTI in Calcutta, New Delhi


Opinion  /  Published 22.09.18

Is Arun Jaitley losing his charm with the media?

By The Telegraph

West Bengal  /  Published 14.01.20

PC to train Bengal Cong in CAA nuances

Former Union finance minister P. Chidambaram, entrusted with the responsibility of spearheading the Congress’s information campaign against the BJP’s citizenship regimen, will hold a training for ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 28.11.18

Somen son trounced by Adhir pick in Cong poll

Bengal Congress chief Somen Mitra’s son has lost to a nominee from the Adhir Chowdhury faction in the party in the election to the post of the state Youth Congress president.In the five-cornered ele...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

India  /  Published 18.03.19

Left, Congress seat talks fail in Bengal

CPI general secretary Suravaram Sudhakar Reddy has said the Left Front cannot accept Congress’s “unjustified” demand on seat sharing in Bengal and that it now looks like that the two political f...
By PTI in Hyderabad

West Bengal  /  Published 23.12.18

Goal is to defeat BJP and TMC, says Yechury

CPM general secretary Sitaram Yechury said on Sunday that his party would try and consolidate anti-BJP and anti-Trinamul votes in Bengal in the coming general elections. “Every state has its own pol...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta


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