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Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury


Congress moves adjournment motion to discuss China surveillance matter

September 16, 2020 4:54 am

Calling it “a matter of urgent importance”, Manickam Tagore sought an adjournment to discuss how “China’s agencies (were) watching Indian political leaders and over 10,000 Indians, entities from politics to business, judiciary to media, even crime-accused”.

PM Modi sets tone, Govt skirts China, economy on Day 1 of Parliament

September 15, 2020 8:46 am

In his customary remarks before the start of the session, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in what was seen by the Opposition as a pre-emptive move, called on Parliament to send out a unanimous message that the entire country stands behind its Armed Forces.

2021 Assembly elections: Adhir says poll tie-up with Left need of hour

September 11, 2020 11:12 am

The CPM responded in favour of an alliance with the Congress, emphasising that uniting anti-TMC and anti-BJP forces was the need of the hour.

Adhir writes to Lok Sabha Speaker, urges him to elect a Deputy this session

September 10, 2020 1:42 am

In his letter, Chowdhury wrote that “according to constitutional mandate the seat of the Deputy Speaker of Lok Sabha should be filled either by election or consensus as early as it may after a new Lok Sabha is constituted”.

Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury made Bengal Congress chief

September 10, 2020 1:32 am

With his appointment as state unit president, it is to be seen whether the central leadership will relieve Chowdhury of the post of Congress leader in Lok Sabha citing the ‘one person, one post’ rule. Chowdhury said he will accept whatever decision the party leadership takes.

Bengal Congress chief race heats up, Mannan proposes Adhir’s name

September 04, 2020 12:23 pm

However, Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury told The Indian Express on Thursday that someone else should be given the opportunity to lead the state unit as he had already served as the West Bengal Pradesh Congress Committee (WBPCC) president.

Adhir urges Speaker to rethink whether Parliamentary panels can take up sub-judice matters

September 01, 2020 1:44 am

He said the question of discussions influencing courts does not arise in the case of Standing Committees.

Don’t curtail Question Hour, Congress Lok Sabha leader Adhir tells Speaker

August 29, 2020 1:52 am

But Rajya Sabha Opposition leader Azad points to time crunch, says tough to accommodate.

‘Non-Gandhi Cong chiefs couldn’t restore lost ground. That’s the reality. Letter will help BJP’: Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury

August 24, 2020 1:07 pm

As Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee, Chowdhury has been critical of BJP for “undermining” parliamentary panels.

Adhir writes to PM for Kafeel Khan's release, says 'Ramraj' antithetical to injustice

August 04, 2020 4:37 pm

Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury contended that "grievous injustice" was being meted out to the Uttar Pradesh doctor and urged Modi to secure justice for Khan, who had been in jail since January.