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TMC warns Idris Ali after MP claims PM Modi has links with Pathankot terrorists

Jan 06, 2016

TMC warns Idris Ali after MP claims PM Modi has links with Pathankot terrorists

TMC MLA Idris Ali has claimed that Pathankot attacks happened because PM Modi has links with terrorists #Mamata Banerjee #NewsTracker #CBI #Trinamool Congress #TMC #Derek O'Brien #Saradha scam #PM Modi #Idris Ali
Two months after saying he'll never come back to India, Ghulam Ali will perform in Kolkata

Jan 05, 2016

Two months after saying he'll never come back to India, Ghulam Ali will perform in Kolkata

Pakistani ghazal maestro Ghulam Ali, who was stopped from performing in Mumbai in 2015, is all set to perform in Kolkata on 12 January, 2016, revealed TMC national spokesperson Derek O'Brien. #Mamata Banerjee #Pakistan #NewsTracker #Kolkata #Shiv Sena #Ghulam Ali #Concert #Aamir #Derek O'Brien #Park Circus Maidan
New law will keep children and women safe in the future: Reactions to the Juvenile Justice Bill

Dec 22, 2015

New law will keep children and women safe in the future: Reactions to the Juvenile Justice Bill

Putting an end to a protracted legislative debate and a widespread public outcry, the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday passed the Juvenile Justice Bill. Under the new law, children between the ages of 16 years and 18 years who commit heinous crimes can now be tried as adults. #Sitaram Yechury #Rajya Sabha #TheySaidIt #Venkaiah Naidu #Maneka Gandhi #Derek O'Brien #Rajyavardhan Rathore #Juvenile Justice Bill #Kailash Satyarthi #Jyoti Singh #Swati Maliwal #Asha Devi #Badri Singh
Day after teen offender's release, MPs seek passage of Juvenile Justice Bill

Dec 21, 2015

Day after teen offender's release, MPs seek passage of Juvenile Justice Bill

Cutting across party lines, lawmakers sought the passage of a new Juvenile Justice Bill at the earliest amidst the clamour over the release of the juvenile offender in the 16 December gangrape case #NewsTracker #TMC #Crimes against women #Derek O'Brien #juvenile #16 December Delhi gangrape #Juvenile Justice Bill
Mamata Banerjee invites Arvind Kejriwal, Nitish Kumar for business summit

Nov 23, 2015

Mamata Banerjee invites Arvind Kejriwal, Nitish Kumar for business summit

In yet another indication of growing bonhomie among politicians opposed to the Bharatiya Janata Party in the country, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has invited her Bihar and Delhi counterparts Nitish Kumar and Arvind Kejriwal for an forthcoming business summit. #Mamata Banerjee #BJP #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #Trinamool Congress #Arvind Kejriwal #Bhutan #Nitish Kumar #Derek O'Brien #Tshering Tobgay #Bhutan PM #Chief Ministers' Conclave
Mamata Banerjee to attend Nitish Kumar's swearing-in ceremony

Nov 16, 2015

Mamata Banerjee to attend Nitish Kumar's swearing-in ceremony

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday invited his West Bengal counterpart Mamata Banerjee for the swearing-in ceremony on 20 November and she has agreed to attend it. #Mamata Banerjee #NewsTracker #bIhar #Nitish Kumar #Derek O' Brien
Real Estate Bill: United Opposition forces deferment in Rajya Sabha

May 05, 2015

Real Estate Bill: United Opposition forces deferment in Rajya Sabha

The controversial Real Estate Bill, that seeks to regulate realty business, was on Tuesday put off indefinitely after a united opposition insisted on sending it to a Select Committee of Parliament in Rajya Sabha where the ruling NDA is in a minority. #UPA #Rajya Sabha #Derek O'Brien #PJ Kurien #Select Committee #Real Estate Bill #Politics #India
A Five-Point-Plan to revive the Congress: Can Rahul Gandhi stick to it?

May 05, 2015

A Five-Point-Plan to revive the Congress: Can Rahul Gandhi stick to it?

The five point plan for the revival of Rahul Gandhi's fortunes may not be as easy to implement. #Mamata Banerjee #Narendra Modi #PoliticsDecoder #Rahul Gandhi #Derek O'Brien #Nayantara Sehgal
In relief for govt, Trinamool to back GST bill in parliament on Tuesday

May 04, 2015

In relief for govt, Trinamool to back GST bill in parliament on Tuesday

Government could breathe easy on the GST bill in Lok Sabha tomorrow with Trinamool Congress pledging its support to the key economic reform measure even as several opposition parties, including Congress, BJD and the Left, are sticking to the demand to refer it to the Standing Committee. #Trinamool Congress #NewTracker #parliament #Derek O' Brien #GST Bill
Rajya Sabha: Discuss the killing of 20 woodcutters in Andhra Pradesh, demands CPI

Apr 24, 2015

Rajya Sabha: Discuss the killing of 20 woodcutters in Andhra Pradesh, demands CPI

CPI on Friday demanded a discussion on the encounter of 20 woodcutters by police in Andhra Pradesh earlier this month in the Rajya Sabha. #Rajya Sabha #Andhra Pradesh #Trinamool Congress #TheySaidIt #CPI #D Raja #Derek O' Brien #red sanders #Killing of 20 red sanders smugglers #red sander