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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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".

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.

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.

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.

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`.

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`.

Opposition campaign impacted victory margin: Abhijit

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

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.

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.

Congress leaders to campaign for Pranab`s son

Pranab Mukherjee has been a two-time MP from Jangipur in Murshidabad district since 2004.

Trinamool not to fight against Congress in Jangipur bypoll

Trinamool Congress didn`t put up any candidate for the Jangipur bypoll against Congress nominee Abhijit Mukherjee, son of President Pranab Mukherjee.

Trinamool not to fight against Congress in Jangipur bypoll

Bypoll for the Jangipur Lok Sabha seat was necessitated after Pranab Mukherjee resigned his seat to contest for the post of President of India.