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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".

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".

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.

'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.

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."

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.

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.

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.