August 02, 2020 3:49 pm
Another senior party leader said the three front-runners might be asked to share the leadership role.
July 31, 2020 11:07 am
Groomed by Congress leaders like A B A Ghani Khan Chowdhury, Mitra became the youngest MLA in the state from Sealdah seat in 1972. He was 31. Except in 1977, Mitra continued to win the Sealdah seat from 1982 to 2006.
July 31, 2020 2:04 am
Somen Mitra passed away around 1.30 am following a cardiac arrest, the hospital sources said, adding he had tested negative for COVID-19.
July 10, 2019 12:04 pm
The development comes days after Rahul Gandhi formally resigned as Congress president, taking responsibility for the defeat in the Lok Sabha elections.
July 09, 2019 4:13 pm
Gaurav Gogoi, who is the AICC in-charge of the party affairs in the state, however, refused to accept the resignation and requested him to continue as the party chief in Bengal, sources in the Congress said.
June 20, 2019 7:54 pm
The Leader of Opposition in the assembly led the march from Esplanade area in central Kolkata to city police headquarters Lalbazar, seeking an end to political clashes in the state and alleged attack on party workers.
April 25, 2019 5:04 am
Mitra said the party under the leaderahip of Rahul Gandhi will do “nyay” to the people of the country.
February 15, 2019 5:55 am
He made the comments a day after Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee, at a rally in New Delhi, spoke of a pre-poll seat-sharing agreement with anti-BJP parties including Congress.
February 12, 2014 11:17 am
Kolkata North is one of the 16 constituencies chosen by Rahul for his experiment
February 07, 2014 12:33 am
Sources said Panda went to Delhi two days before the SC bench were to hear the petition