Saturday, Oct 01, 2022

Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury


Delhi Confidential: Education Minister writes second letter to Bengal CM over setting up JNVs in state

September 23, 2022 7:59 am

Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has sought West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee's personal intervention in resolving "long-pending" land acquisition issues holding up the setting up of two Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas in the state.

Govt decides to take away IT House panel chairmanship from Cong; Adhir protests

September 22, 2022 8:13 am

The Communication and IT panel is headed by Congress’s Shashi Tharoor, who incidentally is in the middle of another important battle as he is preparing to contest the Congress presidential election.

Day 1 of Rahul's Bharat Jodo Yatra: Notes from the road

September 09, 2022 2:17 am

A political yatra cannot be likened to a military-style parade. It is bound to be chaotic. Day One of the Congress's yatra, thus, saw many leaders struggling to catch up with the main group of yatris.

Cong chief writes to CM: Look into demands of protesting SSC aspirants

September 06, 2022 4:29 am

In a letter to CM Banerjee, the Congress MP from Baharampur said, “You are well aware of the fact that the SSC job aspirants demanding recruitment based on the merit list have been staging a dharna in Kolkata for more than 550 days."

Easy to join and exit Congress, difficult to remain in it: Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury

September 04, 2022 1:52 pm

Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury was addressing the Congress's 'Mehangai Par Halla Bol' rally in New Delhi. He also said Rahul Gandhi wants to unite the society.

Tavleen Singh writes: A Parliament for small things

August 02, 2022 6:52 pm

Tavleen Singh writes: Fuel and food prices have risen alarmingly, but why is it not possible for Opposition parties to demand a debate without waving placards and leaping around in the well of the house?

Congress leader’s use of 'rashtrapatni' is an opportunity to talk about the inequalities language mirrors and creates

July 30, 2022 8:46 am

The question isn’t what word can be used to describe a woman president or a male caregiver. It should be: How can we re-imagine our common usages, words and meanings so that they may contain all the diversity that exists?

Washout clouds over Monsoon Session

July 29, 2022 9:29 pm

The charged-up atmosphere in the Lower House on Friday and the escalated pressure from both the sides indicated that the disruptions and the abrupt adjournments are likely to continue next week also.

Your Daily Wrap: Adhir apologises to President over 'rashtrapatni' remark, NIA to probe Karnataka BJP murder case; and more

July 29, 2022 8:54 pm

From Congress MP Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury issuing an apology to President Droupadi Murmu for his “Rashtrapatni” remark to Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai announcing an NIA probe into BJP worker Praveen Nettaru's murder, here are the top stories of the day.

Slip of the tongue: Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury apologises to President Droupadi Murmu

July 30, 2022 8:20 am

In a letter addressed to the President, he wrote: "I am writing to express my regret for having mistakenly used an incorrect word to describe the position you hold. I assure you that it was a slip of the tongue. I apologise and request you to accept the same."