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Arjun Singh


Newsmakers of the Week | Ex-Congress leader, Delhi’s new L-G, Uddhav confidant

May 29, 2022 8:01 am

From Kapil Sibal who resigned from the Congress, to ex-BJP leader Arjun Singh who joined the Trinamool Congress, here are the Newsmakers of the Week.

Twenty BJP leaders in Bengal's Jalpaiguri resign from posts, allege irregularities in local panel formation

May 25, 2022 8:21 pm

The development came weeks after Union Home Minister Amit Shah, during his visit to West Bengal, had advised the BJP state unit to strengthen the party organisation in order to put up a fight against the ruling party.

‘Growing discontent’: ‘Denied’ party posts, 20 local BJP leaders resign in Jalpaiguri

May 25, 2022 6:10 am

Local TMC leader Mohua Gope said, “BJP is no longer in Jalpaiguri. Everyone is leaving the party here. Those who helped the party grow in the district were denied posts.”

Newsmaker | Arjun Singh, the sulking BJP 'strongman' now back in TMC camp

May 23, 2022 8:28 am

Arjun Singh, who left TMC in 2019, has been critical of the state BJP leadership

BJP MP Arjun Singh returns to Trinamool Congress; huge loss, says saffron party

May 22, 2022 7:04 pm

Singh has been targeting the Centre, alleging that it was neglecting the jute industry of West Bengal. He had softened his attacks against Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, keeping the speculation rife about him returning to the TMC.

Not getting to work in Bengal, those with no ground reality connection calling shots: BJP MP

May 15, 2022 8:41 pm

Senior leader and BJP MLA from Asansol South Agnimitra Paul, when asked about Singh's assertions, however, said that he had been given adequate space to work.

BJP MP leaves for Delhi, to discuss issues with Textiles Minister Piyush Goyal

May 13, 2022 4:22 am

Goyal's call came just a day after the Calcutta High Court directed the Jute Commissioner to “review and re-fix” the rate of raw jute. “Our discussion will be based on the lines of the court order,” said Singh.

TMC trade union protests against jute price ceiling

May 05, 2022 5:26 am

Minister Manna takes a dig at BJP MP: ‘Why he didn’t raise it in Parliament?’

Jute price capping: BJP MP Arjun Singh writes another letter to Union minister

April 29, 2022 4:48 am

Arjun Singh, however, expressed his willingness to support the cause of the jute workers and any protest in their favour. “It is in the support of the jute workers.

Bengal BJP MP interview: ‘Party is very weak … did not fight enough during post-poll violence, workers felt abandoned’

April 28, 2022 11:37 pm

Arjun Singh blames poor candidate selection for BJP’s loss in Assembly elections last year, says no one can stop him if he wants to rejoin Trinamool