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Suvendu Adhikari
West Bengal  /  Published 27.11.20

Suvendu’s post goes to his critic Kalyan

The Bengal government on Thursday appointed Serampore MP Kalyan Banerjee as the chairman of the Hooghly River Bridge Commission (HRBC) in place of state transport minister Suvendu Adhikari who is appa...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 20.11.20

Bengal irrigation projects on hold

Several important irrigation projects in the state are on hold because of unavailability of funds amid speculation that the uncertainty over the political future of irrigation minister Suvendu Adhikar...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 20.11.20

Suvendu: I've not quit nor been expelled

Amid swirling speculation over his political future, Trinamul heavyweight Suvendu Adhikari on Thursday said he was still part of the Trinamul Congress and the Mamata Banerjee government. “Unio ...
By Anshuman Phadikar, Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta/Ramnagar

West Bengal  /  Published 18.11.20

Headwinds in TMC drive on Suvendu

A senior Trinamul Congress MP called on Bengal transport minister Suvendu Adhikari on Monday amid murmurs that the meeting was held to break the ice with the 49-year-old who has been making his discon...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 11.11.20

Mamata looms large in omission

On Bihar poll results day, a political drama of a possible rift in Trinamul played out in Bengal through parallel events in Nandigram held in memory of martyrs of the anti-land acquisition movement. ...
By Anshuman Phadikar, Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta, Nandigram(Bengal)

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West Bengal  /  Published 09.11.20

Praise for rival, dig at Mamata

Suvendu, 51, is the state transport minister, one of Trinamul’s tallest leaders and a part of its seven-member apex steering committee. His father Sisir Adhikari is the Contai MP, one of his bro...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 26.09.20

Minister among new patients in Bengal

Bengal’s transport and irrigation minister Suvendu Adhikari, deemed a key leader in the topmost tier of Trinamul, and his mother tested positive for the novel coronavirus on Thursday night. The...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 25.08.20

Narada: scan on TMC leaders' assets

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has sent letters to some Trinamul leaders and to a suspended IPS officer seeking details of their bank transactions and properties in connection with the probe into th...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 30.06.20

Sharp drop in bus count across Calcutta

Over the past few weeks the state government had cajoled the owners of about 1,900 buses into rolling out their vehicles. On Monday, the count came down to 900. More and more private bus operators ar...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 19.06.20

Fishermen’s rally flouts social distance

Over 5,000 fishermen, led by a 100-strong group of local Trinamul leaders in Contai’s Deshpran block, on Thursday held a meeting and rally violating social distancing norms to demand a conducive env...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Petuaghat


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