Will film stars, footballers be of help to people: Somen Mitra

Raising doubts about the film stars and football players nominated by the Trinamool Congress for the coming Lok Sabha polls, senior Congress leader Somen Mitra asked whether they would be of help to the people considering their pressing schedules.

Anna-Mamata alliance is union of two lonely persons: Somen

The union of Gandhian activist Anna Hazare and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is a union of two politically lonely persons who neither have ally nor friends, Congress leader Somen Mitra said on Tuesday.

Somen Mitra back in Congress, many others join Trinamool Congress

On the day when former Trinamool Congress MP Somen Mitra joined the Congress, a host of leaders and workers from various parties, including the Congress, moved in the opposite direction.

Congress welcomes TMC MP Somen Mitra`s resignation

Welcoming dissident TMC MP Somen Mitra`s resignation from Lok Sabha, Congress on Wednesday said the party will be happy to take him back to its fold.

Trinamool MP Somen Mitra quits LS, to join Congress

Dissident Trinamool Congress MP Somen Mitra today resigned from Lok Sabha giving effect to his plans to join Congress ahead of the general election this year.

Rebel TMC MP to quit seat on Jan 15

Rebel Trinamool Congress leader Somen Mitra on Sunday said he will quit as party MP on January 15, severing all links with TMC.

Dissident TMC MP sides with Congress

Dissident Trinamool Congress MP Somen Mitra, who had hinted to leave the party in January, sided with Congress.

Somen Mitra again demands CBI probe into Saradha scam

Trinamool Congress MP Somen Mitra, who has declared that he would soon leave the party, today reiterated his demand for a CBI probe into the Saradha scam.

Dissident TMC MLA says party leadership rewards corrupt

Dissident Trinamool Congress MLA Sikha Mitra today crossed swords with the party leadership, charging it with "rewarding" the corrupt and punishing those who stayed on the right path.

Rebel TMC MP Somen Mitra meets Congress leaders, hints return

Rebel Trinamool Congress MP Somen Mitra on Sunday met a group of Congress leaders and workers here and hinted at his return back to the Congress party.

Trinamool MP Somen Mitra to quit party, rejoin Congress

Dissident Trinamool Congress MP Somen Mitra today said he has decided to leave the party and go back to Congress, while stating he would resign from his Lok Sabha membership first.

Dissident Trinamool MP shares dais with state Congress chief

Dissident Trinamool Congress MP Somen Mitra on Tuesday once again shared a dais with state Congress president Pradip Bhattacharjee, fuelling speculations of switching over to the Congress before the Lok Sabha polls.

8-10 Trinamool MPs may join Congress: Union minister

Congress leader and union minister Abu Hasem Khan Chowdhury Saturday claimed eight to 10 Trinammol Congress MPs under the leadership of Somen Mitra had knocked on the doors of the Congress and could defect after Diwali (early November). Mitra denied the claim.

Rebel TMC MPs may defect to Congress after Diwali: Minister

Union Minister of state for Health and Family Welfare Abu Hasem Khan Chowdhury on Saturday claimed that rebel Trinamool Congress MPs had approached the Congress for talks and could defect to the party in November.

Rebel Trinamool MPs rally around former Mamata baiter Somen Mitra

There has been speculation for long that some Trinamool Congress MPs were cut up with the party leadership and were only waiting for the right time to raise the banner of revolt.

Somen Mitra rules out returning to Congress

Trinamool Congress MP Somen Mitra on Monday dismissed reports of his return to Congress, saying he was not in the habit of stabbing people in the back.