Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], June 15 (ANI): West Bengal Congress chief Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on Monday wrote to Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, requesting her to create a new department exclusively dedicated to the welfare of the West Bengal migrants in view of the "sad plight" they face in India as well as abroad.
New Delhi [India], June 15 (ANI): With Maharashtra Congress chief Nana Patole indicating that the party will contest the forthcoming polls alone and not as partners of Maha Vikas Aghadi Alliance,Union Minister Ramdas Athawale said that Congress is weaker than NCP and Shiv Sena and should avoid contesting the elections alone.
Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], June 14 (ANI): Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP Sudip Banerjee on Monday asked the Leader of Opposition in West Bengal Assembly Suvendu Adhikari to take care of the 25 missing BJP MLAs first before thinking about anti-defection law.
Chandigarh [India], June 14 (ANI): Congress MP Partap Singh Bajwa on Monday wrote a letter to Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh and sought setting up of a medical college in Gurdaspur parliamentary constituency.
Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], June 14 (ANI): Trinamool Congress (TMC) Lok Sabha MP Sudip Banerjee on Monday said a committee will be formed to look into demands made by him seeking cancellation of the membership of TMC MPs Sisir Adhikari and Sunil Mondal who had joined Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ahead of West Bengal Assembly elections.
Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], June 14 (ANI): West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Monday said that anti-defection laws are as much applicable in West Bengal as they are in other parts of the country.
New Delhi [India], June 14 (ANI): Outrightly rejecting the corruption allegations leveled by Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Tej Narayan Pandey against Shri Ram Janmbhoomi Teerth Kshetra Trust in the purchase of land in Ayodhya, Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) International Working President Alok Kumar on Monday said that defamation suits will be filed against Opposition parties who are trying to mislead people ahead of Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls.
Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], June 14 (ANI): Amid speculations that some BJP leaders will be joining the Trinamool Congress, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA and Leader of Opposition in West Bengal Assembly Suvendu Adhikari on Monday alleged that "Todna-Jodna is part of TMC's dirty politics" while adding that action will be taken under the anti-defection law.
New Delhi [India], June 13 (ANI): Leader of Congress in Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on Monday wrote to Speaker Om Birla urging him to take necessary steps for election of Deputy Speaker of the House in the monsoon session of Parliament.
New Delhi [India], June 14 (ANI): Ahead of the upcoming assembly election in Uttar Pradesh, Senior congress leader Pramod Tiwari on Monday said that the mismanagement of COVID pandemic by the current administration will be the key issue among others including farmers' demands, rising unemployment and fuel price hike.