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Derek O Brien


Opposition slams Union Budget as ‘uninspiring’, says no relief for poor, middle-class

February 01, 2022 3:02 pm

While Congress MP Manish Tewari termed the Budget “unrealistic and unimplementable”, CPM's Sitaram Yechury asked why the super-rich weren’t being taxed more. TMC leader Derek O’Brien said it was a "PM (Does Not) Care Budget".

To induct leaders from outside Bengal in top panel, TMC to amend its rules

November 30, 2021 3:25 am

“The working committee of the party, which met today, gave veto power to our leader Mamata Banerjee. It was unanimously decided in the meeting that our leader Mamata Banerjee is the last word,” said O'Brien, who is also TMC spokesperson.

TMC says mining clean-up a key poll plank in Goa

November 17, 2021 11:09 am

“TMC offers a real solution to the mining problem in Goa. It’s a comprehensive policy to benefit all Goans. If it gives the entrenched ‘mining lobby’ sleepless nights, so be it,” Derek O’Brien said.

'Govt 'bulldozing' bills with discussions under 10 mins': TMC MP Derek O'Brien uses 'papri-chaat' jibe again

August 05, 2021 6:52 pm

The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code Amendment Bill was passed in the Lok Sabha after five minutes of discussion, while two appropriation bills were passed following 3-minute discussions, each.

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.