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”.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.