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Differences with CPM over 3 seats, hope to reach decision by March 3: Bengal Congress

Congress state chief Somen Mitra and other leaders held a meeting at the party headquarters in Kolkata in the presence of Gaurav Gogoi, the party’s state observer.

Congress likely to go it alone in West Bengal

The Congress will take a final call on the matter in a meeting of its Election Committee slated to be held Wednesday, state Congress leaders said.


We will protect state’s secular fabric, says Congress president Adhir Chowdhury

Speaking to mediapersons, state Congress president Adhir Chowdhury said, “Both the central and the Bengal government are indulging in competitive communalism.

Rahul Gandhi to meet Bengal leaders amid threat of TMC switch by MLAs

A section, which has the backing of state chief Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, is favouring a tie-up with Left parties to fight Banerjee while another is suggesting that the party should enter into an understanding with the Trinamool Congress to counter the BJP.

Adhir Chowdhury's car hit by container, West Bengal Pradesh Congress Committee chief unhurt

"I was sleeping and did not realise that my car was hit. I thank my driver as he did a great job, otherwise something bad could have happened," Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury told PTI. "I am fine now and heading towards Raghunathganj," the Congress leader said.

West Bengal Congress to hold protest rallies against Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury's suspension from Lok Sabha

Amid protests by Congress members and counter-slogans of "shame, shame" from BJP benches, the Speaker said the conduct of Gaurav Gogoi, K Suresh, Adhir Rajan Chowdhury, Ranjeet Ranjan, Sushmita Dev and M K Raghavan had undermined the Chair's dignity.


We are weak but people still have faith in Cong: Adhir

Chowdhury said in the last assembly elections, out of the 1,800 hundred booths in Bongaon, the Congress could send polling agents to just 500.

TMC leaders by bedside, ailing Cong worker says ‘little gestures missing in party’

Topadar also admitted that he has been asked to join TMC.

Adhir brushes off ‘dictator’ barb, to visit Delhi today

Bhuniya, who met Congress president Sonia Gandhi, reportedly complained about the “dictatorship of Chowdhury”

Major jolt to Cong: 3 MLAs defect to TMC

One CPI-M MLA also switches side as Mamata extends invite to other Cong, Left MLAs.

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It's not an arrest, its surrender: WB Cong chief

New Delhi, Jan 17 (ANI): West Bengal state Congress president Adhir Ranjan Chowdhary on Sunday said Sambia Sohrab’s arrest was not really an arrest, but surrender. He added that efforts were being made to protect Sohrab. He stated that since pressure was being mounted by people and opposition parties, the accused had to be arrested. He further added that the drama surrounding the case was enacted by the police and Trinamool Congress Party (TMC).