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Adhir Ranjan Choudhury


Raise Bengal’s vaccine quota: Adhir to Modi

August 09, 2021 1:28 am

In his letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the senior Congress leader warned of a fresh explosion of cases in West Bengal considering its dense population.

'Premature, unfounded': Congress on reports of leadership change in Lok Sabha

July 04, 2021 8:36 pm

With just a fortnight to go before the Parliament monsoon session commences, there were reports that Congress president Sonia Gandhi is likely to replace Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury as the leader of the party in the Lower House of Parliament.

After CJI Ramana cites 'rule of law', Rakesh Asthana and YC Modi out of CBI chief race

May 25, 2021 9:06 pm

The two candidates, among the frontrunners to the post, were dropped after Chief Justice of India N V Ramana cited a Supreme Court guideline on appointment of police chiefs.

West Bengal elections: Sena backs Mamata; Adhir says SP, RJD, Sena haven’t faced ‘TMC terror’

March 05, 2021 7:44 am

The Congress is part of the Sena-led government in Maharashtra. Earlier, the party had allied with RJD for Assembly elections in Bihar.

PM CARES: Cong forces MoS Thakur apology after his remarks on Nehru, Gandhi family charities

September 19, 2020 1:22 am

Anurag Thakur alleged that the Gandhi family had cheated the nation by establishing various charitable trusts which were used for “personal benefit”. The Congress objected to the names of Nehru and Sonia Gandhi being taken in this context and protested with sloganeering.

Explained: Why Adhir Chowdhury's appointment as Bengal Congress chief matters

September 16, 2020 1:57 pm

A lot of political equations will change in Bengal as the elections approach. Congress might ally with Left, and a three-corner fight may hurt the BJP.

Delhi office of Congress MP Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury vandalised, staff heckled

March 03, 2020 9:08 pm

Four men entered the office, which is attached to the residence of the Congress MP, at 5.30 pm enquiring about him. Following an altercation with Chowdhury's staff, the miscreants vandalised the office.

BJP MPs seek Adhir Ranjan apology, target Sonia after Congress leader calls Modi, Shah ‘infiltrators’

December 03, 2019 2:09 am

He described Modi and Shah as “infiltrators” in Delhi because they had their homes in Gujarat.

Lok Sabha: Adhir Chowdhury asks whether J&K is internal matter, leaves Congress red faced

August 06, 2019 4:24 pm

Speaking in Parliament on the government's decision to revoke the special status of Jammu and Kashmir by modifying Article 370, Chowdhary asked Home Minister Amit Shah if the Kashmir issue is a "bilateral or internal matter."

After applause, Opposition reminds Speaker Om Birla: Have to be neutral

June 20, 2019 1:28 am

Congratulating Om Birla on his election to the office of Speaker, Chowdhury pointed out that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had said outside the House that henceforth there will be no “ruling (paksh) or opposition (vipaksh) — only an impartial system”.