Monday, 5 December, 2022
TopicAdhir Ranjan Chowdhury

Topic: Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury

Congress leader Adhir Chowdhury apologises to President Murmu for his ‘rashtrapatni’ remark

In a letter to the President, Chowdhury said that he mistakenly used an incorrect word for her and it was a slip of tongue.

‘TMC stooge’: Congress lawyers heckle Chidambaram as he appears for defendant in Adhir’s PIL

Case was filed by Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury against TMC govt's stake sale in Metro Dairy to Keventer Agro Ltd. Chidambaram appeared as counsel for Keventer.

Home Minister Amit Shah misled LS on killings in Nagaland, says Congress’ Adhir Chowdhury

Chowdhury said the home minister stated that people shot dead in Nagaland had tried to flee after being signalled to stop but people in the hospital claim they were shot directly.

It’s Congress vs Congress again, Manish Tewari clarifies after Adhir criticises unreleased book

Tewari tweeted an excerpt from the book this week, saying UPA govt should have taken sterner action after 26/11. This stoked a row, with BJP leaders using it to criticise Congress.

Mamata Banerjee BJP’s Trojan horse, must be kept out of opposition platform: Adhir Chowdhury

The Congress leader also said the West Bengal CM has always tried to "bite the hand that fed her" & is trying to please PM Modi & BJP to protect her family & party from CBI and ED.

Sonia Gandhi reconstitutes Congress parliamentary groups, Tewari & Tharoor among additions

Other additions include Chidambaram, Digvijaya Singh & Ambika Soni. The rejig comes as the Congress gears up to raise issues like farmers protests & Covid deaths during the Monsoon Session.

Congress looking to replace Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury as its leader in Lok Sabha

Ahead of monsoon session, Congress president Sonia Gandhi has called a meeting of the party’s Parliamentary Strategy Group to discuss key issues to corner the Modi govt. 

Parliamentary committee head Adhir Chowdhury, NDA MPs clash over Centre’s Covid management

The verbal exchange took place in Public Accounts Committee's first meeting since the second wave of Covid while Chowdhury was reading a suo-motu statement over India's Covid crisis.

Adhir Chowdhury writes to President Kovind seeking urgent Parliament session over Covid crisis

Describing the pandemic situation as 'grave', Congress MP Chowdhury said there is a need to find a national solution to ease the lives of people suffering from the virus.

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Megha Thakur was no run-of-the-mill pretty face, but an influencer who touched many lives

21-yr-old Indian-Canadian Instagram star and TikTok celebrity Megha Thakur, who died this week, subverted the expectations of a content creator by opening up her mind and heart.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

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The National War Memorial at India Gate, New Delhi | Photo: Suchet Vir Singh | ThePrint

A walk around National War Memorial to read 8 stories of heroism on 51st anniversary of 1971 war

ThePrint walks around the National War Memorial at India Gate in New Delhi & looks back at the stories of those who sacrificed their lives in the war and were awarded top gallantry medals.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.