Jul 16, 2021 05:57 PM IST
Suvendu Adhikari had recently submitted a 64-page document to the speaker demanding immediate disqualification of Mukul Roy as MLA under the anti-defection law on the grounds that he has won an assembly seat on a BJP ticket but switched over to the TMC shortly after.
- Jun 24, 2021 10:30 PM IST
Mukul Roy was among the 20 MLAs who filed nominations for memberships of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of the West Bengal assembly on Wednesday amid speculations that he may be appointed its chairman.
- Jun 18, 2021 12:52 PM IST
Amid the rumours, BJP general secretary BL Santhosh, organisation secretary for the north-east, Ajay Jamwal, among other leaders, reached Agartala, the Tripura capital, on June 16 to placate the ‘rebel’ MLAs.
- Jun 14, 2021 08:32 AM IST
The journeys from and back to political parties are motivated by self-interest, pure and simple. Development in West Bengal is likely to take a back seat
- Jun 11, 2021 01:28 PM IST
The move comes at a time when several turncoat politicians, who switched from the TMC to BJP ahead of West Bengal Assembly polls, have expressed regret over their decision to quit the Mamata Banerjee-led party.
- Jun 03, 2021 07:41 PM IST
The PM’s call is significant because it came a day after West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s nephew Abhishek Banerjee visited the hospital triggering speculation that Roy might as well return to the party he left in 2017.
- May 19, 2021 09:01 PM IST
CBI got Sanctions from WB Governor & Union Home Ministry within 2 Days to charge-sheet 5 accused in Narada case, Charge-sheet shows
- May 19, 2021 03:52 PM IST
On May 17, CBI arrested four senior Trinamool Congress leaders in the Narada sting operation case shot in 2014. The leaders include Firhad Hakim and Subrata Mukherjee, former mayor Sovan Chatterjee and ex-transport minister Madan Mitra; however no CBI action was taken against two other accused in the case, Mukul Roy and Suvendu Adhikari, who are now in BJP.
- May 17, 2021 01:34 PM IST
The case pertains to the ‘Narada tapes’ sting operation shot in 2014 by Narada news portal, purportedly showing 12 TMC leaders accepting bribes from a journalist who posed as a businessman on camera.
- May 02, 2021 07:57 PM IST
Central Minister Babul Supriyo has lost from the Tollygunge assembly constituency, being defeated by veteran TMC leader and current West Bengal Public Works and Youth Affairs Minister Aroop Biswas. Two other incumbent BJP MPs, Locket Chatterjee and Swapan Dasgupta has lost from the Chunchura and Tarakeshwar constituency.
- May 02, 2021 09:28 AM IST
Bengal Assembly Election Result 2021 | Krishnanagar Uttar constituency: BJP leader Mukul Roy, a former aide of CM Mamata Banerjee, was being challenged by actress-turned-politician and TMC candidate Koushani Mukherjee
- Dec 05, 2020 10:19 PM IST
CID sleuths had, earlier, questioned the BJP leader in this connection. However, the state agency did not name him in its first chargesheet filed in May last year.
- May 27, 2019 12:37 PM IST
The only reason which can make the BJP leadership go slow is the apprehension that the public will disapprove of its toppling game and take away from the support that it can expect to garner in the 2021 assembly elections.
- Feb 05, 2019 05:10 PM IST
The SIT, headed by Rajeev Kumar, had ended up unearthing apparent links between the company and ministers, MPs, bureaucrats and celebrities close to the ruling Trinamool
- Nov 03, 2017 05:58 PM IST
The announcement was made at BJP press meet by Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad.
- Sep 25, 2017 12:30 PM IST
Mukul Roy in a press conference on Monday morning said, "With a heavy heart, I am announcing that I will quit the primary party post of Trinamool Congress and the Rajya Sabha membership. I will formally resign after the Durga Puja break."
- Mar 20, 2017 04:29 PM IST
- Jan 09, 2013 07:47 PM IST
Former railway minister minister Mukul Roy today termed the across-the-board hike in train fares as 'anti-people' and effected by bypassing Parliament.
- Nov 17, 2012 10:57 AM IST
Trinamool Congress general secretary Mukul Roy today said no land in the state would be acquired without the consent of farmers or landowners.
- Sep 24, 2012 11:35 AM IST
Union minister CP Joshi on Monday formally took charge as the new Railway Minister until the Cabinet reshuffle takes place.
- Sep 21, 2012 05:00 PM IST
Six Trinamool Congress Ministers today submitted their resignations to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh who expressed sadness over the ally's decision in protest against allowing FDI in retail.
- Sep 21, 2012 10:36 AM IST
A Cabinet reshuffle is on the cards as a result of the Trinamool Congress's exit from the UPA. Sources say the Congress is keen on keeping the Railway portfolio after Trinamool Minister Mukul Roy walks out. Sources say Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh could be shifted to Railway.
- Sep 21, 2012 10:35 AM IST
A Cabinet reshuffle is on the cards as a result of the Trinamool Congress's exit from the UPA. Sources say the Congress is keen on keeping the Railway portfolio after Trinamool Minister Mukul Roy walks out.
- Sep 21, 2012 08:53 AM IST
With Mamata Banerjee's men leaving the Manmohan Singh team on Friday, six key positions will fall vacant. The most important among these is the Cabinet rank of Railway Minister. Sources say the Congress is likely to keep Railway after Mukul Roy quits.
- Sep 18, 2012 09:05 PM IST
After her 72-hour deadline and an over three-hour long meeting in Kolkata with Trinamool Congress MPs and leaders, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday finally walked out of the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance Government.