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BJP MLA Soumen Roy Returns To TMC After Two Years Of Quitting, Apologises

Sep 04, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Roy, who was elected from Kaliaganj on a BJP ticket in the April-May assembly poll in the presence of party secretary general Partha Chatterjee said he was not comfortable in the saffron camp.

Gaffe? TMC's Mukul Roy Says BJP Will Win By-Poll In West Bengal

Aug 14, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

This is the second time within a week that Mukul Roy says BJP will win by-election in his constituency.


'BJP Will Win Bengal Bypolls': TMC Leader Mukul Roy Left Red Faced After Gaffe

Following Mukul Roy's gaffe, the BJP greeted the comment with euphoria, saying he had "unwittingly spoken the truth". Roy rejoined the party days after winning from Krishnanagar North assembly seat on a BJP ticket

Amid Opposition From BJP, TMC’s Mukul Roy Takes Charge As Bengal Assembly's PAC Chief

Jul 17, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The Bengal Assembly Speaker’s office also announced new names of chairmen for the other eight Assembly committees. All of them are TMC MLAs.


Suvendu Adhikari Attends Hearing On Plea To Disqualify Mukul Roy, Says BJP May Move Court

Adhikari had recently submitted a 64-page document to the speaker demanding immediate disqualification of Roy

14 July, 2021

Why Mamata Is On Shaky Ground For Backing Mukul Roy As Bengal PAC Chief

Snigdhendu Bhattacharya

The BJP in West Bengal is protesting the Assembly Speaker’s decision to appoint TMC leader Mukul Roy as the chairmanship of the public accounts committee


06 July, 2021

TMC Leader Mukul Roy's Wife Krishna Roy Passes Away in Chennai

Outlook Web Desk

Trinamool Congress leader Mukul Roy's wife Krishna Roy passed away following a cardiac arrest in Chennai, early on Tuesday morning.


17 June, 2021

Centre Withdraws VIP Security Cover Of Mukul Roy

Outlook Web Bureau

Mukul Roy had a contingent of about 22-24 armed CRPF commandos who used to move with him every time he travelled in West Bengal.


13 June, 2021

Have To Make Sacrifices To Stay In Party: BJP Bengal Chief On Mukul Roy’s Return To TMC

Outlook Web Bureau

Meanwhile, former Meghalaya Governor and BJP veteran Tathagata Roy in a series of tweets described Mukul Roy a 'Trojan horse'.


13 June, 2021

It’s Cool To Be A Turncoat In Politics With No Ideological Strings Attached

Giridhar Jha

In a political ecosystem where the ‘Ayaram-Gayaram’ culture has flourished over the years despite stringent anti-defection laws, it seems anything but a mistake to switch allegiance.


12 June, 2021

In New Innings At TMC, Mukul Roy Likely To Take It Slow

Outlook Correspondent

One of the first tasks the TMC wants Mukul Roy to undertake is to get some of the party deserters who followed him to the BJP back to the TMC.


11 June, 2021

‘Old Is Always Gold,’ Mamata Says After Giving Mukul Roy A Grand Welcome On Return

Snigdhendu Bhattacharya

Mukul Roy had left the TMC over alleged disagreements with the party's top leadership on certain issues, including differences with Abhishek, the nephew of the chief minister.


11 June, 2021

#Gharwapsi: Mukul Roy Back In The Fold, Joins TMC After A Meeting With Mamata Banerjee

Snigdhendu Bhattacharya

Mukul Roy had left the TMC over alleged disagreements with the party's top leadership on certain issues, including differences with Abhishek, the nephew of the chief minister.


05 June, 2021

Mamata's Nephew Abhishek Banerjee Now Appointed TMC's All-India General-Secretary

Snigdhendu Bhattacharya

TMC on Saturday made a series of new organisational appointments during a meeting of the party's state leadership, convened by Mamata Banerjee.


05 June, 2021

Ghar Wapsi To TMC For Mukul Roy? Son Lavishes Praise On Mamata

Outlook Correspondent

BJP leader Subhrangshu Roy on Friday said that West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee deserves many ‘salutes’ for the way she has handled the pandemic and the situation arising due to cyclone Yaas.


03 June, 2021

Bengal: BJP-TMC Tug Of War Begins Over ‘Silent’ Mukul Roy

Snigdhendu Bhattacharya

On the day he took oath as an MLA, Roy refused to speak to the media on the Bengal situation, arguing that there are times when one should value silence.


17 May, 2021

Bengal Drama: Suvendu’s Rs 5 Lakh Worth Less Than Firhad Hakim’s Rs 5 Lakh?

Ruben Banerjee

The selective arrests have political vendetta written all over them, and the BJP - squarely defeated in the state elections - is coming across as a sore loser.


17 May, 2021

Bengal Ministers Arrested In Narada Scam; What About Suvendu Adhikari And Mukul Roy, Asks TMC

Snigdhendu Bhattacharya

Mamata Banerjee told the CBI officers that the arrests were illegal and that the agency will have to arrest her too.


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.

PTI Photo

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.

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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