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Somen Mitra
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 23.08.19

Congress-Left bypoll bid

Bengal Congress chief Somen Mitra met Sonia Gandhi on Friday and secured the green-light for the party to contest bypolls in three Assembly seats jointly with the Left Front, said sources in the Congr...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 09.07.19

Somen resignation over defeat rejected

 The Bengal unit of the Congress has claimed that its state president Somen Mitra had tendered his resignation on Monday taking responsibility for the party’s poor performance in the general el...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 28.03.19

Laxman Seth joins Congress

Former Tamluk MP Laxman Seth on Thursday joined the Congress, the switch adding another chapter to his political journey that started with the CPM in the seventies, followed by an attempt to roll out ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 23.03.19

Boss holds Left fire, not state brass

Rahul Gandhi steered clear of attacking the Left at the Malda rally on Saturday, but Bengal Congress chief Somen Mitra continued to pin on the communists the blame for the failure to strike a seat-sha...
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 17.03.19

Congress wants to contest all 42 seats in Bengal

Bengal Congress president Somen Mitra said on Sunday that the state unit of the party had decided to convey to the central leadership about its intention to contest all 42 Lok Sabha seats in the state...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 05.03.19

Bengal Congress push for tie-up with the Left Front

The Bengal unit of the Congress has asked party president Rahul Gandhi to consider the “need” to share seats with the CPM for general election so that the BJP’s progress can be checked in the st...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 24.12.18

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

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


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