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Swapan Dasgupta


Retiring MPs reminisce about past, advise on future

April 01, 2022 7:58 am

Swapan Dasgupta suggested it was time to have a look at whether lawmaking should become the central focus of the parliamentary agenda or to “move to something else”.

West Bengal: BJP MP writes to Railways minister, seeks resumption of local & Metro services

July 02, 2021 5:27 am

In his letter to Goyal, the BJP leader talked about the difficulties faced by the people due to overcrowding in buses and other public transport.

Delhi Confidential: Awaiting Session

June 09, 2021 2:49 am

On Tuesday, two nominated members — Swapan Dasgupta and Mahesh Jethmalani — and newly-elected Rajya Sabha MPs from Kerala John Brittas and V Sivadasan took oath.

Immediately disqualify Sisir and Sunil Mondal: TMC to LS Speaker

June 03, 2021 6:30 am

Both Sunil Mondal and Sisir Adhikari, the father of BJP MLA Suvendu Adhikari, had joined the saffron party ahead of the state Assembly elections.

Swapan Dasgupta renominated to Rajya Sabha

June 02, 2021 11:46 am

Dasgupta had resigned in March, a day after the Trinamool Congress cited constitutional rules to say a nominated member of the Rajya Sabha could not join a political party or participate in its activities.

Not necessary that only sitting MLA will become Chief Minister when BJP wins in West Bengal: State unit chief Dilip Ghosh

March 30, 2021 6:16 pm

Ghosh said the BJP has worked on areas such as Kolkata and its adjoining districts where it was relatively less strong and the result of its hard work would be visible now.

Anti-defection law: When a nominated MP loses Rajya Sabha membership

March 24, 2021 9:05 am

What is the anti-defection law because of which Dasgupta had to resign after being chosen as an election candidate?

After Trinamool cites rules, Swapan Dasgupta resigns from Rajya Sabha to fight Bengal polls

March 16, 2021 7:51 pm

Swapan Dasgupta, a nominated member of Rajya Sabha, has been fielded by the BJP from Tarakeshwar Assembly constituency in West Bengal's Hooghly district.

TMC seeks Swapan’s disqualification from RS; Debashree Roy quits party

March 16, 2021 12:10 pm

Citing the 10th Schedule of the Constitution which says that a nominated Rajya Sabha member stands to be disqualified if he or she joins any political party, the TMC said it will be writing to Rajya Sabha chairman M Venkaiah Naidu for Dasgupta's disqualification from the Upper House.

In BJP list for Bengal polls, Union minister Babul Supriyo, several sitting MPs

March 14, 2021 10:01 pm

Bengal elections: BJP national general secretary Arun Singh Sunday announced names of the party’s candidates in 27 seats out of 31 for the third phase, and in 36 seats out of 44 going to polls in the fourth phase.