Gurudas Dasgupta

Nation-wide strike unprecedented: Gurudas Dasgupta

 The response to the country-wide strike on Wednesday called by trade unions demanding better wages has been "unprecedented" and "outstanding", said All India Trade Union Congress general secretary Gurudas Dasgupta.

Sep 02, 2015, 16:00 PM IST
Bharat Bandh: All that you need to know

Bharat Bandh: All that you need to know

The country will witness a nationwide strike on September 02 called by central trade unions (CTUs).

Sep 01, 2015, 19:14 PM IST

Left parties slam Home Ministry's notification on LG Jung

Left parties on Friday came out in support of AAP government over the Centre's notification specifying Lieutenant Governor's jurisdiction, insisting that the Centre should resolve the issue through "co-operative federalism" instead of "coercive centralisation".

May 22, 2015, 19:06 PM IST

Merger of Left parties not on immediate agenda: Dasgupta

CPI on Wednesday said merger of Left parties was not on its immediate agenda though their unity to put up a common fight against anti-people government policies and communalism was under consideration.

May 20, 2015, 18:08 PM IST

Tollywood star looks for blockbuster show on poll debut

A reigning Bengali film idol is counting on his stardom to make a mark on the political stage on his poll debut as a TMC candidate from this Left bastion where the decision by sitting MP and CPI veteran Gurudas Dasgupta to not defend his seat has added a twist to the plot.

May 08, 2014, 12:37 PM IST

Moily attacks Dasgupta for malicious campaign on gas price

In his sharpest attack on critics of the gas price hike decision, Oil Minister M Veerappa Moily on Thursday accused CPI leader Gurudas Dasgupta and his "accomplices" in the petroleum ministry of carrying out a malicious campaign for vested interests.

May 01, 2014, 23:13 PM IST

Moily attacks Dasgupta for malicious campaign on gas price

In his sharpest attack on critics of the gas price hike decision, Oil Minister M Veerappa Moily on Thursday accused CPI leader Gurudas Dasgupta and his accomplices in the petroleum ministry of carrying out a malicious campaign for vested interests.

May 01, 2014, 18:51 PM IST

Gurudas accuses Moily of defying EC directive on gas pricing

CPI leader Gurudas Dasgupta Wednesday accused Petroleum Minister M Veerappa Moily of "openly defying" Election Commission directive and Cabinet decision by allegedly ordering notification of doubling of gas prices with retrospective effect to benefit Reliance.

Apr 30, 2014, 14:31 PM IST

SC likely to review Reliance gas price hike today

The Supreme Court on Tuesday will hear the PILs challenging the Centre's decision to allow Reliance Industries to raise the price of natural gas from April 1.

Mar 04, 2014, 08:47 AM IST

Veerappa Moily slams Arvind Kejriwal govt over FIR order; Gurudas hails move

Delhi government`s decision to order filing of an FIR against Petroleum Minister M Veerappa Moily, former minister Murli Deora and RIL chief Mukesh Ambani for alleged collusion to hike the prices of natural gas has invited sharp criticism from Samajwadi Party even as CPI`s Gurudas Dasgupta welcomed the move.

Feb 11, 2014, 18:35 PM IST

Narendra Modi is a cheap politician, says Gurudas Dasgupta

After BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Wednesday said that the Third Front idea would make India a `third-rate` country, leader of the CPI Gurudas Dasgupta slammed his remark and called him a cheap politician.

Feb 05, 2014, 18:30 PM IST

CPI seeks LS discussion on `politically-motivated` JPC report on telecom licences

CPI leader Gurudas Dasgupta on Saturday sought a discussion in Parliament on the report of the Joint Parliamentary Committee on the pricing of telecom licences and spectrum, saying it was "never placed" for a debate but just voted out.

Nov 16, 2013, 13:49 PM IST

Coalgate: Gurudas Dasgupta takes on PMO, says `Govt in grip of corporates`

Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader Gurudas Dasgupta on Monday said crime and criminality will run riot in the country and corruption will continue if investigating agencies have no independence.

Oct 21, 2013, 13:16 PM IST

CPI seeks termination of contract with RIL on KG-D6 block

CPI`s Gurudas Dasgupta urged PM Manmohan Singh to initiate proceedings to terminate the profit-sharing contract (PSC) with RIL on the KG-D6 block, accusing the private firm of "wilful default".

Oct 18, 2013, 17:32 PM IST

`President seeking public support, appreciation through tough stand on Pakistan`

Communist Party of India ( CPI) leader Gurudas Dasgupta on Friday said President Pranab Mukherjee could have cautioned the government rather than attempting to get public support and appreciation over his remark that `state-sponsored terrorism (from or by Pakistan) cannot be accepted`.

Oct 04, 2013, 16:08 PM IST

CPI slams JPC`s 2G report as a `cover-up`, `fraud`

CPI on Saturday lambasted the chairman of the JPC on 2G scam, PC Chacko, for presenting a report giving clean chit to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Finance Minister P Chidambaram, saying both were "morally and legally" responsible for the enormous losses caused to the exchequer.

Sep 28, 2013, 20:04 PM IST

US carrying out surveillance over India: CPI MP

CPI leader Gurudas Dasgupta claimed that the US was carrying out surveillance over India which amounted to "serious infringement" of its political sovereignty.

Sep 04, 2013, 15:46 PM IST

Dasgupta takes on Chidambaram, says country on brink of `economic emergency`

CPI leader Gurudas Dasgupta on Wednesday hit out at the Congress-led UPA Government for its economic policies, and said that the country is on the brink of an `economic emergency`.

Aug 28, 2013, 13:31 PM IST

CPI MP moves privilege notice against Attorney General

A privilege notice has been moved in the Lok Sabha by CPI member Gurudas Dasgupta against Attorney General G E Vahanvati, alleging "impediments" in performance of his duties as an MP.

Aug 27, 2013, 17:40 PM IST

Asaram Bapu should be hanged: Gurudas Dasgupta

Asaram Bapu has also reportedly admitted that he met the girl at his ashram in Jodhpur, but has denied her allegations of a sexual assault.

Aug 27, 2013, 12:53 PM IST