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Thursday, April 22, 2021

Mahua Moitra


Mahua Moitra interview: 'A party is in trouble when mass-scale defection of workers takes place. In Bengal, no cadre of TMC has shifted'

April 01, 2021 10:08 am

Mahua Moitra interview: "There are many leaders who feel they did not get what they wanted out of the TMC. They have now gone to the BJP, which is generous in its incentive structure. Either they try and lure you with cash or they try and scare you with agencies."

Why sari, Mamata should wear bermudas to show leg: Dilip Ghosh

March 25, 2021 7:08 am

The Trinamool Congress reacted sharply, posting a video of Ghosh's speech on its Twitter handle, and describing his comments as “distasteful” and “condemnable”. TMC MP Mahua Moitra called the BJP “perverted”.

Dissension over candidates: BJP workers' protest singes party, Shah returns to Kolkata

March 16, 2021 7:59 am

Senior party leaders Shiv Prakash, Mukul Roy and Arjun Singh were heckled by a section of irate party workers who were demanding change in party candidates of several Assembly seats. Angry party workers even tried to break into the party office but were stopped by police.

'Surveillance': TMC MP Mahua Moitra asks Delhi Police to withdraw personnel posted outside her residence

February 13, 2021 7:07 pm

Pointing out that she had never asked for any protection, Moitra said it looked like she was "under some sort of surveillance". 

Uproar in Lok Sabha over Trinamool MP Mahua Moitra’s remarks

February 11, 2021 9:26 pm

Treasury benches vehemently opposed Moitra’s speech, saying a person of high authority could not be discussed like this without a prior notice and approval of the chair.

'Shame that central forces can't protect you from staged attacks': Mahua Moitra lashes out at BJP

December 11, 2020 8:25 pm

Calling those from BJP visiting the state ahead of the 2021 assembly polls as "two-bit" leaders, she referred to popular college practice of BYOB (bring your own booze) parties, and said the BJP is having a BYOS (bring your own security) party in Bengal everyday.

Mahua Moitra defends 'dui poisar press' remark, says reporter intruded

December 09, 2020 7:08 am

Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP Mahua Moitra on Tuesday stoked a controversy after videos appeared in which she was seen describing a reporter as “two-paisa worth”.

Mahua Moitra takes on PM CARES: 70% corpus from 38 PSU donations

September 20, 2020 2:55 am

Mahua Moitra said PSUs competing to donate money to PM CARESare like “courtiers of the Emperor, competing with each other to give gifts with public funds”.

West Bengal: 10,000 youths join TMC in 14 districts

August 24, 2020 3:21 pm

The organisation, which is led by political strategist Prashant Kishor, said a significant number of people who registered from the state expressed a desire to join the TMC.

Vikas Dubey killing: Trinamool Congress says ‘justice killed’ in UP, CPM calls it ‘cold-blooded murder’ by cops

July 11, 2020 5:07 am

“It is the job of the courts to deliver justice. It is the job of the police to deliver the accused. Shocking that India under @BJP has confused the two. Only thing killed in Yogiji’s “encounter Raj” is justice!” said Moitra in a tweet.