Abhijit Mukherjee

President's son helps accident victim

Sumita Paul, a middle aged woman, was pillion riding on her son Arghya's motorbike on the way from her Burdwan town home to a temple in Guskara when the two-wheeler hit a hump and she fell down at a place near Oregram.

Nov 23, 2015, 02:50 AM IST

Abhijeet Mukherjee's blunder in LS raises question on Parliamentarians' seriousness

Congress MP and President Pranab Mukherjee's son Abhijeet Mukherjee's absent-mindedness led him to speak on a wrong Bill in the Lower House on Monday.

May 11, 2015, 19:27 PM IST

Congress MP Abhijeet Mukherjee speaks on wrong bill in Lok Sabha

Congress MP and President Pranab Mukherjee's son Abhijeet Mukherjee's absent-mindedness led him to speak on a wrong Bill in the Lower House on Monday.

May 11, 2015, 17:33 PM IST

Adhir Chowdhury disapproves of Abhijit Mukherjee`s statement on Tapas Pal

Bengal Congress president Adhir Chowdhury on Friday disapproved of Congress MP Abhijit Mukherjee`s comment that since TMC MP Tapas Pal had apologised for his controversial speech, the matter should end there, and said he had asked for a clarification.

Jul 05, 2014, 01:21 AM IST

Congress slams President`s son`s defence of Tapas Paul

Condemning Abhijit Mukherjee for seeking to defend Tapas Paul on the latter`s rape comment, West Bengal Congress president Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury Thursday said he will seek an explanation.

Jul 04, 2014, 00:11 AM IST

Rape threat: Tapas Pal`s remark was a `slip of tongue`, says President`s son

Amidst the row over Tapas Pal`s controversial remarks on women, Congress MP Abhijit Mukherjee has said that since the actor and Trinamool Congress MP has apologised the matter should end.

Jul 03, 2014, 20:30 PM IST

Abhijit Mukherjee, Deepa Dasmunshi in fray as six Bengal constituencies go to polls

A total of 78 candidates will see their fates sealed in EVMs on Thursday when voters in six constituencies cast their ballots in second phase of polling in West Bengal tomorrow.

Apr 23, 2014, 13:17 PM IST

President`s son faces tough battle in `bidi` town Jangipur

After barely scraping through in 2012 bypolls on his father Pranab Mukherjee vacating the seat, Abhijit Mukherjee is now facing a stern test to rid himself of `President`s son` tag in this minority-dominated `bidi` town where he is pitted against six Muslim rivals, among others.

Apr 21, 2014, 13:31 PM IST

Being president`s son always puts pressure to perform: Abhijit Mukherjee

Being son of a president always puts added pressure on him to perform as a public representative and carrying on the work started by his father is the biggest challenge ahead, Congress candidate from Jangipur Abhijit Mukherjee has said.

Apr 17, 2014, 15:02 PM IST

President Pranab Mukherjee`s son meets Lalu in jail

Congress MP Abhijit Mukherjee, son of President Pranab Mukherjee, has called on RJD supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav in jail.

Oct 07, 2013, 11:20 AM IST

Pranab’s lucky ‘13’ goes to son Abhijit

President Pranab Mukherjee`s son Abhijit Mukherjee will stay in 13, Talkatora Road - the official residence of his father for a long time - despite not being entitled to a huge bungalow.

Mar 12, 2013, 15:47 PM IST

Will give 100 out of 100 to Prez`s maiden speech: Abhijit

With BJP and Left criticising President Pranab Mukherjee`s maiden address to joint sitting of Parliament, his son and Congress MP Abhijit lauded his father and gave full marks saying he was "best".

Feb 21, 2013, 20:04 PM IST

Don`t commodify woman`s sensuality, urges Shabana Azmi

Celebration of a woman`s sensuality was healthy but Bollywood`s heroines would "do well to make more discerning choices", says actress and social activist Shabana Azmi.

Dec 28, 2012, 13:50 PM IST

Sexist remark row: No action against Abhijit Mukherjee, says Congress

Congress MP Abhijit Mukherjee had apologised for his remark that women protesting against rape were "dented-painted" and there was no scope for action against him, the party said on Friday.

Dec 28, 2012, 12:04 PM IST

Sexist remark row: Prez son ready to quit

President Pranab Mukherjee`s son and Congress MP Abhijit Mukherjee, who has kicked up a row after making sexist remarks on women protestors, has said that he is ready to quit if the party high command asks him to do so.

Dec 28, 2012, 09:47 AM IST

Chavan disapproves of Abhijit Mukherjee`s ‘dented-painted’ remarks

Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan disapproved of remarks by President Pranab Mukherjee`s son Abhijit who described women in Delhi gang-rape protests as `highly dented and painted`.

Dec 27, 2012, 18:34 PM IST

President’s son calls protesting women `dented-painted`, apologises

Pranab Mukherjee`s son Abhijit landed in a controversy on Thursday over his description of women protesters in Delhi as `highly dented and painted`.

Dec 27, 2012, 13:52 PM IST

Opposition campaign impacted victory margin: Abhijit

Abjijit won the Jangipur Lok Sabha by-election by 2,536 votes.

Oct 13, 2012, 18:47 PM IST

60 percent votes polled in Jangipur

A total 60 percent votes were cast in the by-election to Jangipur Lok Sabha constituency in Murshidabad district where President`s son Abhijit Mukherjee is a contestant.

Oct 10, 2012, 12:44 PM IST

Cong trying to create fear psychosis: CPI-M

CPI(M) accused Congress of trying to create an atmosphere of fear by resorting to violence before the October 10 Jangipur Lok Sabha bye-election in Murshidabad district.

Oct 07, 2012, 20:41 PM IST