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Ex-TMC MP Dinesh Trivedi joins BJP in Delhi; JP Nadda lauds him as 'principled politician'
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Ex-TMC MP Dinesh Trivedi joins BJP in Delhi; JP Nadda lauds him as 'principled politician'

Trivedi said he had been waiting for this 'golden moment' and added that family is supreme in some parties but it is people who are supreme in the BJP

Dinesh Trivedi's exit leaves TMC without key face in Delhi, urban Bengal ahead of bitter electoral battle
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Dinesh Trivedi's exit leaves TMC without key face in Delhi, urban Bengal ahead of bitter electoral battle

Trivedi is likely to cross over to the BJP, with media reports quoting him as saying that joining the BJP would be a 'privilege'

'Feel suffocated': TMC's Dinesh Trivedi quits Rajya Sabha in a jolt ahead of West Bengal Assembly polls
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'Feel suffocated': TMC's Dinesh Trivedi quits Rajya Sabha in a jolt ahead of West Bengal Assembly polls

He was the Union Minister for Railways and Union Minister for State for Health and Family Welfare, a member of parliament from Barrackpore, and then a Rajya Sabha member

'Arun Jaitley was an invaluable gem': Narendra Modi joins politicians in Delhi to pay tribute ex-FM, mourns loss of 'very close friend'
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'Arun Jaitley was an invaluable gem': Narendra Modi joins politicians in Delhi to pay tribute ex-FM, mourns loss of 'very close friend'

Narendra Modi on Tuesday joined leaders from several political parties in paying glowing tributes to Arun Jaitley, saying the former Union minister's life 'inspires us to work harder for the nation'.

Mamata Banerjee may have become BJP's biggest ally in Bengal due to her repeated missteps, outbursts
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Mamata Banerjee may have become BJP's biggest ally in Bengal due to her repeated missteps, outbursts

Banerjee's impulsive actions have reduced her stature in national and even local politics and she is getting trapped in her own image of a sulking leader.

TMC's Dinesh Trivedi demands 'truth' behind cash crunch, says Centre cannot hoodwink people in democracy
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TMC's Dinesh Trivedi demands 'truth' behind cash crunch, says Centre cannot hoodwink people in democracy

Trinamool Congress leader Dinesh Trivedi on Wednesday asked the government to come out with the "real reasons" behind the cash crunch across the country.

Opposition flays Union Budget 2018 as another 'jumla'; BJP defends it behind shield of Congress-era scams
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Opposition flays Union Budget 2018 as another 'jumla'; BJP defends it behind shield of Congress-era scams

TMC MP Dinesh Trivedi on Thursday criticised the Union Budget calling it a "jumla" (rhetoric) and alleged that several issues like the plight of farmers, better health services and education are yet to be addressed.

Shatrughan Sinha, leaders across party lines join Yashwant Sinha as he launches 'Rashtra Manch' group
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Shatrughan Sinha, leaders across party lines join Yashwant Sinha as he launches 'Rashtra Manch' group

Disgruntled BJP MP Shatrughan Sinha on Tuesday led a group of politicians to join former Union minister Yashwant Sinha's new political platform that seeks to take the Centre on

Sharad Pawar, Hardik Patel, Omar Abdullah hold 'Save Constitution' march in Mumbai, to stage sit-in protest at Gateway of India
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Sharad Pawar, Hardik Patel, Omar Abdullah hold 'Save Constitution' march in Mumbai, to stage sit-in protest at Gateway of India

Opposition leaders Sharad Pawar, Sharad Yadav, D Raja, Hardik Patel, Omar Abdullah, Dinesh Trivedi and Sushilkumar Shinde met on Friday, ahead of the 'Save Constitution' march.

Utkal Express derailment: Forced delays at signals, lack of funding could be behind train accidents
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Utkal Express derailment: Forced delays at signals, lack of funding could be behind train accidents

A disproportionate growth in railway traffic, railway infrastructure and serious flaws in the scheduling of trains on some routes could be causing frequent accidents like Saturday's Utkal Express derailment, claims a 2017 research paper

Hold more discussions before amending compensation norms: Parl Panel to Railways
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Hold more discussions before amending compensation norms: Parl Panel to Railways

A parliamentary committee has asked the Railways Ministry to hold detailed discussion with various stakeholders before introducing the amendments to the Railways Act 1989 to redefine 'accidental falling' in railway accidents and change the eligibility criteria for compensation.

Rail Budget 2015: Prabhu strikes a fine balance between good politics, economics
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Rail Budget 2015: Prabhu strikes a fine balance between good politics, economics

Prabhu’s budget holds within its fold a regulatory framework that will not only oversee tariffs but also write regulations, set performance standards and adjudicate on disputes among licensees and the ministry.

After Mamata snub, Mukul Roy rubbishes reports about forming new party
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After Mamata snub, Mukul Roy rubbishes reports about forming new party

Trinamool Congress General Secretary Mukul Roy today rubbished reports that he was looking to form a new political outfit, a day after party chief Mamata Banerjee virtually initiated the process of clipping the wings of the party number two in a major reshuffle of its organisation.

Et tu Kapil? Sibal picks lawyer avatar over party leaving annoyed Congress helpless
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Et tu Kapil? Sibal picks lawyer avatar over party leaving annoyed Congress helpless

At least Sibal had a real profession to fall back on and can claim that someone wants him. That’s more than can be said for some other Congress politicians who were routed in the last elections.

Sacked Railway Min Dinesh Trivedi may join BJP, but TMC leaders don't care
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Sacked Railway Min Dinesh Trivedi may join BJP, but TMC leaders don't care

According to reports, Trinamool MP from Barrackpore Dinesh Trivedi, who had to resign as railway minister in 2012 after presenting a rail budget that angered Mamata, may join the BJP.

 Cabinet to consider Rail Tariff Authority proposal soon
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Cabinet to consider Rail Tariff Authority proposal soon

The need for setting up such an authority, which is intended to be immune from political interference, has been felt because of rise in cost of running trains.

Undermining the RTI Act: Why MPs won't speak their mind
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Undermining the RTI Act: Why MPs won't speak their mind

Parliamentarians need not toe the party line when there is no whip. Yet, few speak out because their careers depend on the party, not on their constituents.

 Food Bill ignores children's right to food: Trivedi
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Food Bill ignores children's right to food: Trivedi

The Trinamool MP said the objective of ensuring "access to adequate quantity of quality food" cannot be met with the proposed legislation.