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18-Jun-2019 Kolkata

Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury: From street fighter to Congress leader in LS

Maverick, aggressive, and controversial, five-time MP Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury has for long been considered the strongman of West Bengal's Murshidabad district, where he kept the Congress flag flying for decades, and won against all odds from Baharampur in the recent...

18-Jun-2019 New Delhi

Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury named Congress leader in LS

Senior Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury was on Tuesday named as leader of Congress in Lok Sabha by UPA Chairperson and Congress Parliamentary Party chief Sonia Gandhi.According to top Congress sources, the letter nominating Chowdhury, an MP from West...

12-Jun-2019 Kolkata

Bengal doctors' strike: Congress MP seeks PM Modi's intervention

Senior Bengal Congress leader and MP Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on Wednesday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi informing him about the ongoing "cease work" of junior doctors in all hospital across the state and requested his intervention to restore normalcy.Chowdhury...

03-Nov-2017 Kolkata

Congress rallies to protest Bengal's handling of dengue outbreak

 Criticising the West Bengal government's role in tackling the outbreak of dengue, the state Congress leadership on Friday held a protest rally here and demanded it take adequate measures to prevent the disease.The Congress activists, who marched from WBPCC head...

19-Sep-2016 Kolkata

Bengal Congress chief accuses Mamata Banerjee of autocratic rule

Accusing West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee of autocratic rule, state Congress President Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on Monday said her party Trinamool Congress used "coercion" to retain control of local bodies in Murshidabad district. Chowdhury was addressing...

15-Jul-2016 Kolkata

Will not tolerate indiscipline in party: Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury

The Congress' West Bengal unit chief Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on Friday hinted at taking disciplinary action against party legislator Manas Bhunia who defying party diktat, has refused to step down as the chairman of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC)."We...

09-Jul-2016 Kolkata

Bengal Congress officially asks Bhunia to give up PAC chair

A day after senior Congress leader Manas Bhunia formally accepted the post of chairman of Public Accounts Committee (PAC) despite opposition from his party, the party's West Bengal unit on Saturday officially requested him to quit the post.Turning down...

05-Jul-2016 Kolkata

Bengal Congress chief asks Bhunia to resign from PAC chair

West Bengal Congress president Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on Tuesday on Tuesday urged senior party leader Manas Bhunia to resign as the chairman of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC), a post to which he was appointed a day earlier.Rejecting Leader of the Opposition...

12-Jun-2016 Kolkata

'Centre should put more pressure on Kabul for Judith's release'

West Bengal Pradesh Congress President Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on Sunday urged the Centre to put pressure on the Afghanistan government for securing the release of an Indian woman aid worker abducted by unidentified gunmen in the Afghan capital."We have friendly...

24-May-2016 Kolkata

Congress to boycott Mamata's swearing-in

Angry over the "attacks" on its party activists across West Bengal allegedly by the ruling Trinamool Congress, the Congress on Tuesday announced it would boycott Mamata Banerjee government's swearing-in ceremony on May 27."We are boycotting the event. We feel...

23-May-2016 Kolkata

Our alliance will continue: Bengal LF, Congress leaders

Amid speculation about the future of their alliance in West Bengal after the humiliating assembly poll defeat, the Left Front and the Congress on Monday categorically said their tie-up will continue."We are going to stay together," said state Congress chief...

16-Apr-2016 Kolkata

Will form government with Left: Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury

Exuding confidence about the "tyrannical" Mamata Banerjee regime being ousted in the ongoing West Bengal assembly polls, state Congress president Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury says his party will join a new coalition government with the Left Front to be formed on the...

07-Apr-2016 Kolkata

Will take account of all murderers : Mohammed Salim

CPI-M leader Mohammed Salim on Thursday landed in a controversy by warning that the Left Front will take account of all "murderers and executioners" who ran amok during the Trinamool Congress regime after it comes to power following the assembly polls."After...

07-Sep-2015 Kolkata

Congress says no alliance, CPI-M leader keeps speculation alive

Congress' West Bengal unit chief Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on Monday denied his party was acting in unison with the Left despite "battling common foes" though CPI-M leader Gautam Deb, who earlier hinted of an alliance, kept the speculations alive saying they will...

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