July 31, 2021 5:41 am
The remarks came after Assembly Speaker Biman Banerjee on Friday held a second hearing on the BJP plea for Roy’s disqualification under the anti-defection law.
July 30, 2021 10:08 pm
"We have faith in the Speaker's office, we have to have it in a parliamentary system. But there is a limit to things. If there is a tendency to prolong the hearing phase for long, we will move the high court," Leader of the Opposition Suvendu Adhikari of the BJP told reporters.
July 17, 2021 3:57 am
“We want a specific time frame within which the hearing will be completed. We want Roy to get disqualified as soon as possible. We are considering our legal options. The party may move court,” said the BJP leader.
July 14, 2021 2:22 am
After meeting Dhankhar, Adhikari said Roy, who returned to the ruling TMC after winning the Assembly polls on a BJP ticket, must not be considered a member of the Opposition party.
July 10, 2021 5:01 pm
In protest, the BJP, the main Opposition party, walked out of the Assembly, pointing out that the convention was to appoint an Opposition MLA the head of the PAC.
July 07, 2021 6:08 am
Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee visited Roy’s residence in Salt Lake to express her condolences. “Mukul is my longtime colleague and I personally knew his wife.
June 26, 2021 6:15 am
The TMC had nominated 13 MLAs for the 20-member PAC, but in the last moment, Mukul Roy submitted his name. His name was proposed by Ruden Lepcha, Kalimpong MLA and a leader of the Binay Tamang faction of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM).
June 25, 2021 9:09 am
Daring the BJP to challenge Roy’s nomination, the Mamata said her party has the requisite numbers in the House and if the saffron party members oppose his candidature, they will face defeat.
June 24, 2021 4:51 am
Ruden Lepcha, Kalimpong MLA and a leader of the Binay Tamang faction of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM), proposed Roy’s name for the post.
June 18, 2021 6:08 pm
The TMC, in response, insisted that the opposition leader should request his father and parliamentarian Sisir Adhikari to lead by example, as he, too, switched over to the BJP from the Mamata Banerjee camp ahead of the assembly polls.
November 10, 2017 9:02 pm
Newly inducted BJP leader Mukul Roy Friday accused his former party Trinamool Congress of having turned itself into a "private limited company" under the stewardship of Mamata Banerjee and her nephew Abhishek.