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Swapan Dasgupta

Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu Accepts Swapan Dasgupta's Resignation

Mar 17, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

BJP leader Swapan Dasgupta had resigned from the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday after he was given a ticket to contest the upcoming West Bengal Assembly elections.

What Swapan Dasgupta's Increasing Bengal Involvement Tells Us

Mar 16, 2021 Snigdhendu Bhattacharya

Swapan Dasgupta's name has been doing the rounds, along with state unit president Dilip Ghosh, Union minister Babul Supriyo, as the party's probable chief ministerial face.

Swapan Dasgupta Resigns As Rajya Sabha Member, To Contest On BJP Ticket In West Bengal

Hours after Trinamool Congress objected to his contesting as a BJP candidate in the West Bengal assembly elections, Swapan Dasgupta sent in his resignation to Rajya Sabha chairperson Vekaiah Naidu.

Nandigram Attack On Mamata: BJP Delegation Meets EC; Demands Independent Inquiry

Mar 12, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Besides Piyush Goyal and Bhupender Yadav, party leaders Sambit Patra, Anirban Ganguly and Swapan Dasgupta were also in the BJP delegation

CAA Row: Visva Bharati Sets Up Probe Panel On Swapan Dasgupta Incident, Students' Clash

BJP MP Dasgupta said he was locked in a room with a mob outside after he went to the varsity to deliver a lecture on CAA.

11 January, 2020

CAA Has Nothing To Do With Indian Muslims, NRC Is A Myth At Present: Swapan Dasgupta

Preetha Nair

In an exlusive interview to Outlook, BJP Rajya Sabha member Swapan Dasgupta speaks about various aspects of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the nationwide protests

06 February, 2018

Twitter Handles of Ram Madhav, Anupam Kher, And Two Others, Hacked

Outlook Web Bureau

The blue tick from the verified handle of Anupam Kher also disappeared before it was eventually temporarily shut down by Twitter.

22 June, 2005

The State Of The Hindu Movement

Swapan Dasgupta

The full text of the 'discussion-paper' - 'some reflections on the state of the Hindu movement' that was circulated at the BJP's 'Thinkers Meet' in Bhopal on March 23-24

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.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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