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No Question Of Rendering Apology: Suspended MP Elamaram Kareem

Sep 22, 2020 Preetha Nair

Eight opposition members including senior CPI (M) leader Elamaram Kareem were suspended from Rajya Sabha after an ugly showdown took place over the passage of two farm bills on Sunday.

‘Will Consider Revoking Suspension Of 8 RS MPs, If They Apologise’, Says Ravi Shankar Prasad

Sep 22, 2020 PTI

Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad demanded that the eight suspended Rajya Sabha MPs apologise for their ‘unruly behaviour.’

Suspended MPs End Sit-In, Opposition To Boycott Rajya Sabha Until 3 Demands Are Met

The eight opposition MPs were suspended on Monday over 'unruly behaviour' as chaos in Rajya Sabha ensued over passage of Farm Bills.

Suspended MPs On Sit-In With Two Fans, Mosquito Repellents, Refuse Dy Chairman's Tea

Sep 22, 2020 PTI

Deputy Chairman Harivansh Singh has been in the thick of things since the suspension drama unfolded. The eight MPs were suspended for the remaining part of the current session over their "misbehavior" with the deputy chairman during the passage of the farm Bills on Sunday.

Congress Terms Suspension Of Rajya Sabha MPs As 'Undemocratic', 'One-Sided'

The suspension of the eight members comes a day after the Upper House witnessed unprecedented unruly scenes by protesting opposition members during the passage of two farm bills.

20 September, 2020

Rajnath Singh Assures Farmers About MSP, Condemns Opposition's Misconduct


'I want to assure farmers that minimum support price and APMC will continue; these will never be removed at any cost' : Rajnath Singh. He also condemned opposition's behaviour as 'shameful' and unprecedented in Parliament's history.

02 September, 2020

TMC Writes To Mark Zuckerberg, Alleges Link Between Facebook And BJP

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TMC MP Derek O'Brien, who has written the letter to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, also made a reference to an earlier meeting between the two, where some of these concerns were raised.

02 September, 2020

'Murder Of Democracy': Opposition Slams Govt Move To Cancel Question Hour In Parliament Monsoon Session

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Senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor took to Twitter and said the government was seeking to reduce the Parliament to a notice board.

25 April, 2020

'India's Most Callous Team Visiting Bengal To Spread Political Virus': TMC Slams IMCT


The central teams have been visiting hospitals and quarantine centres and meeting officials in Kolkata and Siliguri

20 March, 2020

Several Politicians In Self-Quarantine After Kanika Kapoor Tests Positive For Coronavirus

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According to Kanika's father Rajiv Kapoor, she attended a few parties between March 13 and 15. Nearly 300 people attended these parties.

30 January, 2020

‘Vote For Kejriwal,’ Says Derek O’Brien As TMC Endorses AAP In Delhi Polls


Trinamool Congress national spokesperson Derek O' Brien uploaded a video endorsing Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and all AAP candidates.

31 July, 2019

‘Are We Delivering Pizzas?’ Derek O' Brien On Hurried Passage Of Bills

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On Tuesday, the Trinamool Congress MP had said the way the bills were being passed amounted to a "mockery of Parliament" and was the government's way of "smothering" the Opposition.

27 July, 2019

TMC MP Derek O'Brien Summoned By CBI In Saradha Scam Probe

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The Rajya Sabha MP, who is also a spokesperson of West Bengal's ruling party, has been asked to appear before a CBI team in the first week of August, they said.

24 July, 2019

'Was Sexually Molested When I Was 13,' Derek O' Brien During Debate On POCSO Amendment Bill

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The senior TMC leader, Derek O' Brien, recalled that he did not speak about the incident for several years, and brought it up with his parents much later in the life.

20 July, 2019

Derek O'Brien-Led TMC Delegation, Enroute Sonebhadra, Detained At Varanasi Airport

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In a tweet, the TMC quoted Derek as saying that the ADM, SP hadn't given any reason and said that he was detaining the delegation following the instructions from top-most.'

15 May, 2019

Amid Blame Game Over Violence In Kolkata, TMC's Derek O'Brien Calls Amit Shah 'Biggest Liar'

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The political ecosystem in the state turned ugly on Tuesday evening when sticks were allegedly thrown at BJP President Amit Shah's campaign truck during his roadshow in the city of joy.

06 May, 2019

Political Songs, Music Videos Flood Television Channels And Radio Broadcasts In Bengal

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Trinamool Congress (TMC) launched a 2.30 minutes music video on April 4, much before its political rivals, and bought slots in a number of Bengali news and entertainment channels for showing it.

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.

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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.

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

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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.

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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.

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