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Babul Supriyo


West Bengal: Sworn in as MLA, Babul Supriyo inducted into 4 Assembly panels

May 13, 2022 3:39 am

The former Union minister, who quit the BJP for the TMC last year, was absorbed as member of Home, Personnel and Administrative Reforms, Law and Correctional Administration standing committees of the House.

Trinamool relents, but seethes, as Babul Supriyo is sworn in by Deputy Speaker

May 12, 2022 1:08 pm

Oath ceremony of former Union minister was the latest flashpoint between Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar and Bengal’s ruling party.

CBI books Babul Supriyo’s former staff in corruption case

May 10, 2022 1:55 am

The FIR was registered on May 7 based on a complaint dated March 12, 2021. Supriyo quit the BJP and joined the TMC in September 2021.

In Bengal Speaker and Governor tussle, Babul Supriyo stuck in the middle

May 05, 2022 8:01 am

TMC MLA yet to take oath of office as fight continues over who will administer it

Speaker-Governor tussle over Supriyo oath

April 28, 2022 4:51 am

A BJP turncoat, Supriyo recently won the Ballygunge Assembly bypoll on a TMC ticket.

In a first, TMC wins Asansol Lok Sabha seat; retains Ballygunge Assembly constituency

April 16, 2022 5:44 pm

In Asansol, former Union minister turned TMC candidate Shatrughan Sinha emerged victorious by a massive margin of 3,03,209 votes while BJP MLA turned party candidate Agnimitra Paul came second

By-poll Results 2022 Highlights: In Bengal, TMC wins Ballygunge assembly seat, Asansol Lok Sabha constituency

April 17, 2022 7:44 am

Bypoll Results 2022 News, By-poll Results 2022 Highlights: In Bihar, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) won Bochahan Assembly seat while Congress clinched the Kolhapur North and Khairagarh Assembly seats in Maharashtra and Chhattisgarh respectively.

‘Confident of a win’: Relaxed Babul Supriyo gorges on samosas, kachoris

April 13, 2022 4:41 am

The two-time MP and former Union minister, who would run from booth to booth during his BJP days, training his guns at the ruling party and accusing it of booth jamming, rigging and false voting, Supriyo, in his TMC avatar, was in a jovial mood on a busy polling day.

Past a drawback, Babul Supriyo tries to recast himself in new light

April 09, 2022 8:00 am

TMC candidate in Ballygunge by-poll was Asansol MP during the 2018 riots in the city

TMC hopes to break the Asansol jinx as Shatrughan tries to 'khamosh' outsider cries

April 05, 2022 1:30 pm

The ruling party in Bengal, which has never tasted success in poll-bound Asansol, apart from four other parliamentary constituencies of the state, is pulling all stops to break the jinx.


Today in Pics: Narendra Modi meets President of Myanmar U Thein Sein

November 11, 2014 7:36 pm

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives at Presidential Palace for a meeting with President of Myanmar, U Thein Sein in Myanmar on November 11.


Politicians, Nobel Laureate hail Bose files declassification

January 23, 2016 3:31 pm

New Delhi/Kolkata, Jan 23 (ANI): Minister of State for Urban Development Babul Supriyo said he did not understand why these documents were hidden from the public for so long. He exclaimed that this is a great beginning and interesting things are coming to the forefront. He added that he is thankful to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for carrying out declassification of files. Supporting the declassification, Congress leader Shakeel Ahmed said Congress also demanded declassification of files and there is no question of being embarrassed. He also said that both Congress and Subhas Chandra Bose's aim was to free India. The party has no problem with it. Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen said that there is hardly any mystery. He added that Netaji's vision of equity and justice is badly needed in all spheres of life. Expressing interest in the files declassified by the Centre, he said it was more important to debate Netaji's life and work than his death.