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Derek O Brien


Now, TMC MPs barred from entering Hathras, roughed up by UP police

October 02, 2020 3:16 pm

Hathras case: The Trinamool Party leaders were hoping to "express solidarity with the grieving family and convey their condolences".

Parliament highlights: Lok Sabha passes Epidemic Diseases (Amendment) Bill, 2020, two other Bills late night

September 22, 2020 9:48 am

Earlier in the day, Chairman Venkaiah Naidu expressed "deep pain" over yesterday's incident, and passed a motion of suspension against eight opposition MPs over their "unruly behaviour".

Are we delivering pizzas, Derek O' Brien asks over hurried passing of bills

July 31, 2019 12:12 pm

On Tuesday, the Trinamool Congress MP had said the way the bills were being passed amounted to a "mockery of Parliament" and was the government's way of "smothering" the Opposition.

Will appear before CBI on Aug 7, says O’Brien

July 28, 2019 2:23 am

"I have sent them a letter stating that I would meet them after this session is over on August 7,” O’Brien said in a statement.

CBI summons Derek O’Brien in Saradha case

July 27, 2019 2:37 am

Sources said O’Brien will be questioned on the transactions related to the bank accounts of the TMC’s mouthpiece, Jago Bangla.

Derek O’Brien: ‘I challenge Bengal BJP president to win his seat first...They are only making tall claims’

May 08, 2019 7:07 am

We have asked the Prime Minister for a one-hour debate with Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. He can chose any spot but he should not have a teleprompter before him, says Derek O’Brien.

Citizenship amendment bill: Six JPC members give dissent notes

January 08, 2019 12:49 am

Biju Janata Dal leader Bhartruhari Mahtab stated that the Bill contravened provisions of the principal Act and ran counter to the spirit of the 1985 Assam Accord.

With an eye on 2019 polls, TMC plans Derek O'Brien's quiz contests in Bengal schools and colleges

December 06, 2018 8:06 pm

"Political parties have to find innovative ways to connect. Young people appreciate when you partner them to help them grow. That's the intention of this first-of-its-kind initiative,” Derek O'Brien said.

Tinsukia killings: TMC delegation meets families of men killed by suspected militants

November 04, 2018 11:15 am

Trinamool Congress MP Abhishek Banerjee demanded a court-monitored inquiry and called for the resignation of Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal.

Rajya Sabha MP Derek O’Brien: ‘Our data is not protected — (that is) dangerous’

August 07, 2018 7:21 am

Trinamool Rajya Sabha MP Derek O’Brien tells The Indian Express why his party is fighting for issues such as basic privacy rights, and the dangers of unprotected data.