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Nehru-Gandhi family has 'brand equity': Adhir Chowdhury

Chowdhury said only a party like the Congress, with its "strong" ideological mooring, and pan-India presence, can counter the "communal juggernaut" of the BJP.

Delhi Confidential: A Different Concern

Lok Sabha members frequently flag issues concerning their constituents, but rarely find an opportunity to articulate their own problems.


Unnao rape case: Opposition seeks govt reply, Congress leads walkout

Congress leader in the House Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury slammed the government over Home Minister Amit Shah’s reluctance to give a statement on the issue in Lok Sabha despite repeated requests from the Opposition.

Congress' Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury appointed PAC chairman

Mallikarjun Kharge, who was the Congress leader in the 16th Lok Sabha, was the Chairman of the PAC earlier.

Government trying to sell railway assets through PPPs, privatisation: Congress

The railways' operating ratio was 98.4 per cent in 2017- 18, way above the government's estimate, the Congress leader said, adding its revenue and expenditure also fell short of official claims.

PM Modi resorted to old evading tactics: Congress

The Congress said the Prime Minister’s reply was disappointing as he resorted to the “old evading tactics” and did not touch upon issues concerning the people.


PM Modi excellent salesman, Congress failed to market product: Adhir Chowdhury on poll loss

"Our Prime Minister is an excellent salesman, and he should be - after all, that is why he won and Congress lost. Congress failed in selling the product, but BJP succeeded, regardless of the quality of what is being sold," Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury said.

Baharampur’s ‘Robin Hood’, five-time MP from West Bengal is Congress leader in Lok Sabha

A five-term MP, Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury had made his electoral debut from jail. He never looked back after that 1996 victory from Nabagram Assembly constituency in West Bengal.

Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury: From Congress' go-to man in Bengal to leader in Lok Sabha

Born on April 2, 1956, in Berhampore, Chowdhury shot into the political limelight after he won the seat in 1999 against all odds as it had not been won by the Congress since 1951.

Adhir Chowdhury named Congress Lok Sabha leader

"A decision on the issue of Congress's leader in Lok Sabha will be taken soon by Sonia Gandhi. The matter did not come up for discussion today," Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury said.