Tag: Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury

Congress seeks chairmanship of at least one substantive Parliament panel
Congress seeks chairmanship of at least one substantive Parliament panel

In a letter to Om Birla, Congress leader in the Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury said: "Further to my letter of 21st September 2022 on the government's decision to withdraw the only Departmentally-Related Standing Committee assigned to the Congress Party by seizing the chairmanship of the IT Committee for itself,

  • Saturday, 24 September 2022
Odisha CM in Opposition’s crosshairs for his stoic silence over Cong MP’s remark on President Murmu
Odisha CM in Opposition’s crosshairs for his stoic silence over Cong MP’s remark on President Murmu

But when it is also expected that he should say something about the Congress MP’s remark on the President, he is maintaining silence, prompting the Opposition to train their guns on him. 

  • Friday, 29 July 2022
Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury
Slip of the tongue: Adhir on calling President Murmu 'rashtrapatni'

Some ruling party members, the Congress leader added, are "deliberately trying to make a mountain out of a molehill".

  • Thursday, 28 July 2022
Railways not neglecting Odisha: Union minister

Asserting that Railways was not neglecting Odisha, Minister of State for Railways Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury today sought its cooperation in infrastructure development and said doubling of Delang-Puri line would be completed before Lord Jagannath Nabakalebar festival in 2015

  • Monday, 21 June 2021
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Congress calls Kovind's speech 'hollow, uninspiring'

New Delhi: The Congress on Thursday described President Ram Nath Kovind’s speech in Parliament as “hollow” and “uninspiring”. Addressing the media, party leader Anand Sharma and Leader of Congress in the Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury said Kovind’s address to the joint session of Parliament was just a repetition of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s speech. […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
Govt Introduces Bill In Lok Sabha To Amend RTI Act

New Delhi: The Centre introduced a bill in Lok Sabha on Friday to amend the RTI Act, seeking to give the government powers to fix salaries, tenures and other terms and conditions of employment of information commissioners amid vehement protests by opposition members. Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office Jitendra Singh tabled the […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
Bill to ban Ponzi schemes, protect depositors passed by LS

New Delhi: A Bill to protect depositors from Ponzi schemes and put in place a mechanism by which the investors can be compensated was passed by the Lok Sabha on Wednesday by voice vote. The Banning of Unregulated Deposit Schemes Bill, 2019, which would replace the ordinance on the same, seeks to tackle the menace […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
Speaker Birla promises to keep MPs informed about Bills

New Delhi: Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on Thursday promised that he will ensure that all members were informed about Bills a day before they were introduced in the House. “Since I have been chosen to be the Speaker, it is my responsibility to see that I run the House with the consensus of all […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
'Headless' Congress has also become 'brainless': Naqvi on Adhir Ranjan's remarks

New Delhi: Hitting out at the Congress over its leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury’s Kashmir remarks in the Lok Sabha, Union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Tuesday said “headless Congress” has now also become “brainless”. A controversy erupted after the Congress leader in the Lok Sabha questioned the legality behind introducing the bills on Jammu and […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
India rebuts Pak stand on Kashmir at Commonwealth meet

New Delhi: India strongly criticised on Saturday Pakistan’s stand on the Kashmir issue as “propaganda” at the Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference in Uganda and said military rule is the tradition of Islamabad, according to an official statement. The Pakistani delegation raised the heavy presence of security forces in the Valley at the 64th meeting of the […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
Kuchh To Pak Connection Hai: BJP Tears Into Cong

New Delhi: The BJP on Tuesday lashed out at the Congress after Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury’s statement giving a communal spin to Kashmir DSP Davinder Singh’s arrest, and said there should be a “democratic surgical strike” on the grand old party. Chowdhury had earlier said: “Had #DavindarSingh by default been Davindar Khan, the reaction of troll […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021