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Dinesh Trivedi

TMC Dubs Dinesh Trivedi As 'Ungrateful' After He Joins BJP

Mar 06, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The party said that Trivedi has backstabbed the ruling party in West Bengal ahead of the assembly polls

Former TMC Member Dinesh Trivedi Joins BJP

Mar 06, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Trivedi joined the saffron party in the presence of president J P Nadda, Union ministers Piyush Goyal, Dharmendra Pradhan and other leaders

Dinesh Trivedi – The Unlikely Politician

Dinesh Trivedi, who recently resigned from Rajya Sabha, lashing out at his party Trinamool Congress (TMC), is taking some time off from the hurly-burly of politics to decide his next move.

Dinesh Trivedi 'Allowed' To Used Rajya Sabha Floor For 'Devious Political Ends': TMC

Feb 14, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The Trinamool Congress alleged that it recommended two names to discuss the Union Budget and Trivedi's name was not one of them.

Trivedi Never Shared His Issues With CM, His Resignation Not A Setback: TMC Spokesperson

After Dinesh Trivedi's resignation, TMC spokesperson MP Vivek Gupta said that his resignation does not affect the party's plans in any way.

12 February, 2021

Shocker For TMC, TMC Veteran Dinesh Trivedi Announces Resignation From Rajya Sabha; Likely To Join BJP

Snigdhendu Bhattacharya

Dinesh Trivedi, a former railway minister, has been with the TMC since the birth of the party in 1998.

26 March, 2012

Calcutta Corner

Dola Mitra

The latest Dada Saheb Phalke awardee is fighting terminal cancer but instead of lamenting the time-limit that has suddenly been imposed on his life, he has decided to live every moment of it

14 March, 2012

Calcutta Corner

Dola Mitra

The Trinamool Congress has done it again! Or is it that TMC’s very own representative in the UPA government got derailed and lost track of the party line while presenting the Railway Budget for 2012-2013?

08 February, 2012

Calcutta Corner

Dola Mitra

This year the book fair— known as the Kolkata Boi Mela— saw the introduction of a literature festival...

25 April, 2007

A Quietly Ticking Political Time Bomb?

Rajinder Puri

If the Supreme Court strikes down the amended Office of Profit Law, the results could be devastating. The judgment would very likely come on the heels of the UP assembly poll results, but before the next Presidential election.

18 April, 2007

Incredible India

Rajinder Puri

Consider the state of the nation. Then consider the political response to issues that confront it. India does not need miracles. India itself is a miracle: it survives.

12 December, 2005

The Higher Moral Ground

After the revelations, given that they came in the immediate background of the Volcker controversy, there was immediate action by BJP and all other political parties

12 December, 2005

Cash For Questions

Outlook Web Bureau

Volcker is momentarily forgotten as a sting operation exposes 11 MPs - six from BJP, three from BSP, and one each from RJD and Congress - taking money on camera from representatives of a fictitious body to ask planted questions in Parliament

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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