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Former MoS Babul Supriyo To Resign From Lok Sabha On October 19

Oct 17, 2021 Outlook Correspondent

The singer-politician had left the BJP and joined the Trinamool Congress in September

Mamata To Lead TMC's Campaign For Bengal Bypolls, Nusrat Jahan, Babul Supriyo Not In list

Oct 09, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The BJP list of campaigners includes names of Union minister Smriti Irani and Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sharma as heavyweights from outside the state.

After Babul Supriyo, Speculations Rife About Another Bengal BJP MP Joining TMC Soon

Supriyo is the first Lok Sabha MP to change camp in this new season of turncoats witnessing a reversal of the tide. Between January 2019 and the 2021 Assembly elections, it was mostly TMC MLAs and MPs who were joining the BJP.

Centre Cuts Down Babul Supriyo's Security Cover As The Former BJP-MP Joins TMC

Sep 18, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The cover has been reduced from the second-highest level of Z category to Y category, after an order was issued by the Union home ministry on Friday.

West Bengal: Babul Supriyo Who Had Quit BJP And 'Retired' From Politics Joins Mamata's TMC

With his unexpected move, Babul Supriyo has become the first BJP Lok Sabha MP to switch over to the TMC.

31 July, 2021

Recently-Removed Union Minister Babul Supriyo Quits Politics, To Resign From Lok Sabha

Outlook Correspondent

The singer-turned-politician made it clear that he was not making this declaration for any 'bargain'.

11 July, 2021

Slapsville: 8 Netas Who Beat DK Shivakumar In Slapping On Camera

Outlook Web Desk

Congress leader DK Shivakumar landed himself in the eye of a storm on Saturday after the Karnataka unit chief was caught on tape slapping a party worker. But he isn't the only one.

07 July, 2021

Modi Cabinet Reshuffle: Who Is In, Who Is Out; Check Full List

Outlook Web Bureau

This will be the first reshuffle in the Council of Ministers by Prime Minister Narendra Modi since he assumed charge for a second term in May 2019.

28 May, 2021

Suvendu Adhikari A Thorn In Modi-Mamata Meeting Over Cyclone Yaas Relief

Snigdhendu Bhattacharya

West Bengal has informed the Centre of its reservations against the scheduled presence of BJP’s Suvendu Adhikari during the scheduled meeting between PM Modi and Mamata Banerjee.

14 March, 2021

Bengal: BJP Names 4 MPs, 2 Former TMC Ministers, Film Stars In Second List

Snigdhendu Bhattacharya

Announcing Babul Supriyo from Tollygunje, is a significant decision considering that Mamata Banerjee had earlier hinted at contesting from Tollygunje.

27 February, 2021

‘Beti Paraya Dhan Hoti Hain...’ Babul Supriyo Tweets On Mamata Triggers Controversy

Snigdhendu Bhattacharya

On social media, Trinamool leaders and supporters, as well as persons who do not endorse TMC's politics, called Supriyo a ‘male chauvinist’.

13 January, 2021

AUS Vs IND: Hanuma Vihari Corrects Babul Supriyo's ‘Hanuma Bihari’ Tweet, Wins Over Internet

Outlook Web Bureau

This comes a couple of days after Vihari saved the Sydney Test scoring a determined 23 of 161 balls along with Ravichandran Ashwin

20 November, 2020

There Are Provisions In Constitution To Take Care Of Violence In Bengal: Babul Supriyo


Babul Supriyo has alleged that more than 130 BJP workers have been killed in West Bengal

03 March, 2020

'Try Roaming Packs': Babul Supriyo To Rahul Gandhi After His Jibe At PM Modi

Outlook Web Bureau

BJP leader and Union Minister Babul Supriyo took a swipe at Rahul Gandhi for his remark over PM Modi's tweet.

14 January, 2020

BJP's Dilip Ghosh Booked For 'Shot Like Dogs' Remark Against CAA Protesters


Dilip Ghosh had said the governments in BJP-ruled Assam, Karnataka and Uttar Pradesh shot dead CAA protesters 'like dogs'.

13 January, 2020

'Very Irresponsible': Babul Supriyo On Bengal BJP Chief's 'Shot Protesters Like Dogs' Remark

Outlook Web Bureau

West Bengal party chief Dillip Ghosh claimed that anti-CAA protesters have been 'shot like dogs' in Assam and UP

04 January, 2020

Student Demands Babul Supriyo's Apology After His 'Pack You Off To Your Country' Comment


Supriyo threatened to pack off the youth to "his own country" for his post seeking to know the BJP MP's "education level".

30 September, 2019

In Jadavpur University Fracas, Truth Was Biggest Casualty In 24/7 Media Age

Rushati Mukherjee

Two distinct narratives about the incident had emerged on mainstream and social media. Predictably, they were pitted against each other, with plenty of obfuscation, confusion, and misleading information.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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