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  • ‘I deserved more from the BJP’

    ‘I deserved more from the BJP’

    Ballygunge MLA from the Trinamul Congress Babul Supriyo is happy that the uncertainty over his swearing-in is behind him and now wants to focus wholeheartedly on work in his constituency. He spoke to Ashok Chatterjee about politics and life in general. 

    June 4, 2022
  • Babul Supriyo takes oath as political debates continue

    Babul Supriyo takes oath as political debates continue

    CPM central committee member Dr Sujan Chakraborty said that unnecessary stubbornness from both ends led to such developments.

    May 12, 2022
  • BIA chief warns would contest Ballygunge bypoll if TMC does not withdraw Supriyo

    BIA chief warns would contest Ballygunge bypoll if TMC does not withdraw Supriyo

    “We still remember the shocking incident of riots in Asansol in 2018 when a 16-year-old son of a local imam was killed. Babul Supriyo was the then BJP MP from Asansol and no secular political party could field him as a candidate in any elections and we strongly protest against Mamata Banerjee’s decision,”

    March 14, 2022
  • TMC fields Sinha, Babul for upcoming bypolls

    TMC fields Sinha, Babul for upcoming bypolls

    The selection of “Shotgun Sinha’ to contest in TMC ticket has been that a whopping 52 per cent of voters of Asansol are non Bengalis and in the 2014 polls, the party annoyed them by calling Mehman or guests.

    March 14, 2022
  • Union Minister Amit Shah to address series of meetings in UP

    Union Minister Amit Shah to address series of meetings in UP

    The saffron party plans to put Shah on the forefront of organisational strategy even as Prime Minister Narendra Modi goes on a spree to lay foundation stones

    December 23, 2021
  • Babul Supriyo may be TMC’s Mayor candidate in KMC polls

    Babul Supriyo may be TMC’s Mayor candidate in KMC polls

    Though there has been no official confirmation on this yet, according to party insiders, Supriyo is the 'most favourite' among the candidates for the post because he is preferred by Trinamul's all-India General Secretary Abhishek Banerjee, who is the main decision-maker in the party at present.

    November 17, 2021
  • Babul resigns as BJP MP from LS

    Babul resigns as BJP MP from LS

    Babul Supriyo resigned in August as minister of state for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, following the Union Cabinet reshuffle.

    October 20, 2021
  • Babul lashes out at PM, says will resign as Asansol MP

    Babul lashes out at PM, says will resign as Asansol MP

    “Since 2014, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has neither appointed any MP from West Bengal as a Cabinet minister nor any Union minister of state, independent charge. Forget about me, even a very senior MP like Surender Singh Ahluwalia has been denied the post of a Cabinet minister,”

    September 30, 2021
  • Babul meets Mamata in Nabanna, says touched by her warmth, affection

    Babul meets Mamata in Nabanna, says touched by her warmth, affection

    Later, Supriya told the reporters that from now on he can sing to his heart’s content. The party supremo and national general secretary will decide what will be his next assignment.

    September 21, 2021
  • Mamata among top contenders for PM in 2024: Babul

    Mamata among top contenders for PM in 2024: Babul

    “I’m a player and would change my jersey if I’m not allowed to play in the forefront. I got the opportunity to fulfill my innings and not to retire hurt... "

    September 20, 2021
  • CPM criticises defection of BJP MP Babul Supriyo to Trinamul

    CPM criticises defection of BJP MP Babul Supriyo to Trinamul

    Party sources said that the ‘Aaya Ram Gaya Ram’ trend of rampant defection continues between the TMC and the BJP even after the 2021 state polls are over and this shows how both parties don't care about ideology and instead have developed a policy of mutual transactions between themselves.

    September 19, 2021
  • Former BJP MP Babul Supriyo joins Trinamul Congress

    Former BJP MP Babul Supriyo joins Trinamul Congress

    "I shall definitely resign as the MP from the Parliament and that you will come to know within two or three days.  I shall go by the rulebook. I have some ethics that I have followed all through my life," Supriyo told the media a few minutes after joining Trinamool Congress at Abhishek Banerjee's office in Camac Street in South Kolkata on Saturday afternoon.

    September 18, 2021
  • Sulking Supriyo joins TMC weeks after “quitting politics” remark

    Sulking Supriyo joins TMC weeks after “quitting politics” remark

    "I am grateful to Abhishek Banerjee and Mamata Banerjee for giving me a big opportunity to work for the state and serve the people," he said.

    September 18, 2021
  • Babul Supriyo announces to quit politics

    Babul Supriyo announces to quit politics

    "If you want to do social work, you can do it without being in politics," Supriyo said, adding: "Over the past few days, I have repeatedly taken the decision to leave politics to Hon'ble Amit Shah and Hon'ble Naddaji and I am eternally grateful to them for inspiring me in every way."

    July 31, 2021
  • ‘Historic mistake’: Babul’s post draws flak, removed later

    ‘Historic mistake’: Babul’s post draws flak, removed later

    Local BJP leadership blamed Supriyo for failing miserably to bolster organisation in Asansol.

    May 4, 2021
  • 4th phase polling today: Supriyo, Partha in fray

    4th phase polling today: Supriyo, Partha in fray

    In the 40-odd seats that are going to the polls in this phase, the saffron camp has fielded Mr Supriyo, Union minister of state for environment and forest, at Tollygunge, Cooch Behar MP Nisith Pramanik at Dinhata and Hooghly MP Locket Chatterjee from Chinsura in the wake of intraparty squabbles in these constituencies.

    April 10, 2021
  • Alipore jail will be TMC’s new party office, says BJP MP Babul Supriyo

    Alipore jail will be TMC’s new party office, says BJP MP Babul Supriyo

    According to Babul Supriyo, Mamata Banerjee's nephew Abhishek Banerjee was running the cattle-smuggling and coal mining scams in West Bengal.

    January 1, 2021