Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury

Rename West Bengal to Bengal: TMC MP demands in LS

A TMC MP today demanded change of name of West Bengal to 'Bangla' saying the existing name was pushing the state "backwards".

Mar 31, 2017, 15:41 PM IST

Will lions in UP zoos have to live on 'palak paneer'?: Congress MP

A Congress member in the Lok Sabha today appeared to be raking up the issue of meat shortage in Uttar Pradesh as he wondered whether lions in the state's zoos would have to survive on "palak paneer".

Mar 24, 2017, 20:56 PM IST
Ex-WB Cong chief Manas Bhunia likely to join Trinamool on Monday

Ex-WB Cong chief Manas Bhunia likely to join Trinamool on Monday

Former West Bengal Pradesh Congress chief Manas Bhunia, now a dissident leader, is likely to join the ruling Trinamool Congress on Monday, a senior ruling party leader said.

Sep 18, 2016, 04:16 AM IST

'Centre should put more pressure on Kabul for Judith's release'

West Bengal Pradesh Congress President Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on Sunday urged the Centre to put pressure on the Afghanistan government for securing the release of an Indian woman aid worker abducted by unidentified gunmen in the Afghan capital.

Jun 12, 2016, 20:42 PM IST

TMC will be wiped out after poll results: Congress

Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury said a 'Pariborton' (change) is needed for West Bengal as in the last five years "nothing happened except making of false claims, tall talks on cinema and stage plays."

May 01, 2016, 19:22 PM IST
Bungalow eviction row: Have some dignity, Supreme Court tells Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury

Bungalow eviction row: Have some dignity, Supreme Court tells Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury

Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed plea of Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury against Delhi High Court order asking him to vacate government accommodation.

Feb 05, 2016, 11:05 AM IST

HC refuses to stay eviction of Congress MP Adhir Chowdhury

The Delhi High Court Wednesday refused to stay the eviction of Congress MP Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury from his bungalow in New Moti Bagh here.

Feb 03, 2016, 12:55 PM IST

Bengal Congress chief booked for attempt to murder

A day after he led an agitation by party workers enforcing a shutdown, West Bengal Congress president Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury was on Wednesday slapped with non-bailable charges including attempt to murder.

Aug 19, 2015, 23:35 PM IST

Parliament deadlocked for fifth day of Monsoon Session

The deadlock continued in Parliament on the fifth day of the Monsoon Session, with the opposition forcing the adjournment of both the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha several times during the day through slogan shouting and protests.

Jul 27, 2015, 17:49 PM IST

Mukul Roy expressed desire to join Congress: PCC

Sidelined Trinamool Congress leader Mukul Roy has expressed his desire to join the Congress and the party high command was actively considering the matter, West Bengal Pradesh Congress chief Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury said on Sunday.

May 17, 2015, 19:37 PM 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
WBPCC president's estranged wife to join TMC

WBPCC president's estranged wife to join TMC

Arpita Chowdhury, the estranged wife of West Bengal PCC president Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, has expressed interest in joining Trinamool Congress.

Mar 17, 2015, 16:04 PM IST
CBI going slow on Mukul Roy as BJP using him to break Trinamool: Congress

CBI going slow on Mukul Roy as BJP using him to break Trinamool: Congress

Accusing the BJP of "using" Trinamool Congress general secretary Mukul Roy to "break" West Bengal's ruling party, state Congress chief Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury charged the CBI of going slow on the former railway minister who was quizzed in the Saradha scam.

Feb 01, 2015, 22:36 PM IST

Cong MP opposes move to 'dismantle' Planning Commission

A Congress member on Monday asked the government to desist from any move to "dismantle" the Planning Commission and sought steps to strengthen it.

Dec 01, 2014, 16:55 PM IST

West Bengal has become hub of terrorist activities: Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury

Condemning the bomb explosion at Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Jagannath Choudhury's residence in West Bengal's Murshidabad district, Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury said on Thursday that West Bengal has become a hub of terrorist activities as a result of deteriorating law and order situation.

Oct 16, 2014, 15:31 PM IST

TMC factional feud causing law and order problem : Adhir

West Bengal Congress president Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on Saturday alleged that the rise in factional feud in the ruling Trinamool Congress caused "serious law and order problem" in the state.

Jul 19, 2014, 22:04 PM IST

Railway cannot provide fool-proof security: MoS Railway

Union Minister Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury today said it was not possible for railways to provide fool-proof security to its vast infrastructure and asked states to give "more attention" to it, as a twin blast in a train in Chennai claimed a woman`s life.

May 01, 2014, 16:36 PM IST

FIR against Congress` Bengal chief in murder case

A FIR has been filed against West Bengal Congress president Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury in connection with the murder of a Trinamool Congress supporter in the state`s.

Apr 11, 2014, 00:50 AM IST

Rail Budget 2014: Problems in railways cannot be solved with one stroke, says Minister

"By a single stroke we cannot solve all the problems that have been infecting the Indian railway system over the decades," Minister of State for Railways Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury said on Wednesday after presentation of the Rail Budget in Lok Sabha.

Feb 12, 2014, 18:12 PM IST

Railway Min for expanding train network to remote areas

Railways Minister Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury Thursday laid stress upon expanding and maintaining railway facilities in remote areas of the country.

Jan 23, 2014, 16:10 PM IST