A day after he was removed as head of the party`s youth arm, a Trinamool Congress MP. regarded as the face of the peasant agitation at Nandigram during the Left Front regime, created a stir by claiming that he knew how many of those who have won by huge margins in the Lok Sabha polls emerged victorious and "conducted" their own elections.
Rebel parliamentarian from West Bengal`s ruling Trinamool Congress Somen Mitra, who last year announced his decision to quit the party, will formally rejoin the Congress Jan 21, a senior Congress leader said Thursday.
Trinamool Congress has
said that the EC`s notice to the party to explain the role of its MP who was intercepted at IGI Airport while carrying about Rs 45 lakh to Assam recently was issued `without proper application of mind`.
Congress MP Kabir Suman, whose sympathetic stance towards
Maoists and public outbursts had caused embarrassment to the
party, on Wednesday said he would not resign from the party or the
Kabir Suman, the Trinamool Congress MP who is not always known to toe the party line and a hugely popular poet-singer in West Bengal, says he is willing to mediate between the central government and Maoists.
Trinamool Congress MP Kabir Suman
who caused ripples by recording songs valorising arrested
tribal leader Chhatradhar Mahato, on Monday crossed swords again
with the leadership, with a party leader issuing a warning to
Strongly opposing the proposed
nuclear power plant at Haripur in West Bengal`s East Midnapore
district, a Trinamool Congress MP today said it could not come
up in the densely populated area and on multi-crop land.