Monday, 23 May, 2022
TopicAdhir Ranjan Chowdhury

Topic: Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury

‘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.

This is why Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Vadra & top Congress leaders are yet to campaign in Bengal

Campaigning for the second phase of West Bengal elections ended Tuesday. Votes for the phase will be cast on 1 April for 30 assembly seats.

It’s Congress vs Congress over Bengal alliance plans, state chief says ‘some helping BJP’

Bengal Congress chief Adhir Chowdhury says party approved tie-up with Left and it's the Left that brought ISF as a constituent, hits out at Anand Sharma for 'sabotaging' party’s prospects in the state.

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Galle Face Green the popular promenade in Sri Lanka’s capital Colombo has become ground zero for the protest against the Gotabaya Rajapaksa government. | Photo: Regina Mihindukulasuriya

Sri Lanka may be a teaser for a global default crisis

Global markets see Sri Lanka as an omen for more defaults in the developing world as countries face a growing, post-Covid debt burden.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.


Representational image of drone. | Photo: Mark Kauzlarich | Bloomberg

As drones usher in new era of warfare, India’s growing UAV industry begins to take flight

With a growing indigenous base of drone manufacturers and exporters, and incentives from government, industry sentiment is bullish. However, some concerns remain. 

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.