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Former Union Minister Babul Supriyo Joins Trinamool Congress
Former Union Minister Babul Supriyo Joins Trinamool Congress

"I will continue to work constitutionally as an MP in Asansol. Politics is beyond the constitutional post and I withdraw myself from it. I will not join any other party. I will vacate the MP bungalow in Delhi and release security personnel from their duties soon," he was quoted saying.

BJP's Babul Supriyo To Quit Politics; To Resign As MP
BJP's Babul Supriyo To Quit Politics; To Resign As MP

The two-time MP from Asansol was among the several ministers who were dropped from the union cabinet on July 7 as part of a major rejig. His unsuccessfully contested assembly polls against Trinamool Congress's Aroop Biswas in the last assembly elections.

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Union Minister Babul Supriyo Tests Positive For COVID

Kolkata: Union Minister Babul Supriyo Sunday informed that he and his wife have tested positive for COVID and hence he won’t be able to vote in Asansol on April 26.…

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Babul Supriyo May Be Fielded From Bhowanipore Against Mamata Banerjee

New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) may field Union Minister Babul Supriyo from Bhowanipore against Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee if she contests from there. Mamata Banerjee, currently representing Bhowanipore, announced that she might contest from Nandigram. A senior BJP leader said that it was discussed in the BJP Central Election Committee (CEC) that if […]

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India Ready To Take Leadrship Role In Global Tiger Consevation: Prakash Javadekar

New Delhi: “Tiger is an incredible part of nature and the increased number of the big cats in India reflects equilibrium in nature.”, said the Union Environment Minister,  Prakash Javadekar at the release of the detailed report of Tiger Census on the eve of Global Tiger Day in New Delhi on Tuesday. Javadekar said Tigers […]

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Sea Level Along Indian Coast Rose By 8.5 Cm In Last 50 Years: Environment Minister

New Delhi: Sea level along the Indian coast rose by 8.5 cm in the last five decades, Union Minister Babul Supriyo said in the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday. Responding to a question on whether several cities will be submerged as temperatures are rising due to global warming, the minister of state (MoS) for environment said […]

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No action to be taken against your son, Babul Supriyo assures mom of agitating student

Kolkata: Union minister Babul Supriyo on Saturday assured the mother of a student, who allegedly pulled the hair of the BJP leader at the Jadavpur University during his heckling on Thursday, that he will not harm the career of his son. The student Debanjan Ballav’s ailing mother Rupali had urged Supriyo home “with folded hands” […]

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Supriyo Takes Auto To Beat Mumbai Traffic, Sings Kishore Kumar Songs

Mumbai: Union minister Babul Supriyo has posted a video in which he is seen taking an autorickshaw ride in Mumbai after his official car got stuck in traffic jam. In the clip posted on Twitter on September 17, Supriyo said as his car got held up in traffic, he used the “opportunity” to travel in […]

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Those Who Protested Against Me To Be 'Rehabilitated Mentally': Babul Supriyo

Kolkata: A day after he was heckled at Jadavpur University here, Union minister Babul Supriyo on Friday described his attackers as “cowards and hooligans” who would be found soon, but would not be dealt in a similar manner rather “rehabilitated mentally”. Zeroing in on a picture of a student pulling him by his hair, Supriyo […]

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BJP stands strongly behind Babul Supriyo

New Delhi: A day after Union Minister Babul Supriyo was heckled and gheraoed for hours in Kolkata’s Jadavpur University that forced West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankar to rush to his help, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders are tweeting and attacking the Mamata government and the Left parties. Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan blamed the […]

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Babul Supriyo Heckled At Jadavpur University

Kolkata: Union minister Babul Supriyo was on Thursday shown black flags and heckled by a section of students at Jadavpur University, who also stopped him from leaving the campus prompting West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar to rush to JU along with a large police force. The governor, who is the chancellor of the university, too […]

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Supriyo joins Mimi in backing Nusrat's lifestyle choices

Kolkata: Terming her reply to a ‘fatwa’ against her, as “bold”, Union Minister Babul Supriyo on Sunday hailed Trinamool Congress MP Nusrat Jahan for rejecting the religious edict. “Everybody has the right to lifestyle choice. No one can issue any fatwa on one’s personal choices. I will congratulate Nusrat who married recently. I saw her […]

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8 feared killed in Trinamool-BJP clash in Bengal

Kolkata: At least eight persons were allegedly killed and several others injured and missing following a clash between West Bengal’s ruling Trinamool Congress and the BJP workers in North 24 Parganas, sources in both parties claimed on Sunday. While the state BJP sources claimed that five of their activists have been shot dead by the […]

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Excited Mimi, Nusrat arrive in Parliament, pose for pictures

New Delhi: Excitement was clearly visible on the faces of actress-turned-politicians Mimi Chakraborty and Nusrat Jahan on Monday, when they arrived at Parliament for the first time after getting elected in the recently concluded elections from the Trinamool Congress. The two actresses posted their joint photographs displaying the identity cards as MPs on the premises […]

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Amid violence, over 76% turnout in Bengal till 5 pm

Kolkata: Amid widespread violence, including the attack on a Union Minister, clashes outside polling booths, hurling of bombs and EVM snags, over 76 per cent of the electorate voted till 5 p.m. in the fourth phase of Lok Sabha elections in West Bengal on Monday. Long queues of men and women were seen outside the […]

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FIR against Supriyo for entering poll booth with armed guards

Kolkata: The Election Commission on Monday filed an FIR against Union Minister and BJP candidate from Asansol Lok Sabha seat, Babul Supriyo, for entering a polling booth in the constituency with his armed security personnel. Another FIR was filed against unknown persons who vandalised his car in the same area. “An FIR has been filed […]

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Babul Supriyo's car vandalised, heckled by Trinamool

Asansol: Union Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate Babul Supriyo, whose car was vandalised outside a polling booth and he himself was heckled repeatedly during the Lok Sabha elections in Asansol on Monday, expressed his disappointment with the role of the central paramilitary forces. The singer-turned politician’s car was vandalised in Barabani area in […]

Shaan, Sunidhi join Babul Supriyo for FIFA U-17 World Cup anthem

Mumbai:  Popular Bollywood singers Shaan and Sunidhi Chauhan have joined union minister and singer Babul Supriyo for the anthem for upcoming FIFA U-17 World Cup. Supriyo took to Twitter on Wednesday to share a photograph of himself with Shaan, Sunidhi and composer Pritam Chakraborty from the recording studio. “A Moment from the recording of the […]

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If anyone hurls eggs, I will make omelette out of it: Babul Supriyo

Bhubaneswar: Taking a sarcastic jibe on BJD leaders for attacking Union Minister Jual Oram with eggs, Union Minister of State for Heavy Industries Babul Supriyo today said he is not afraid to face any such attack during his visit to Odisha. Soon after arriving at the capital city, the singer-turned-politician sarcastically said, “I never fear […]

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Digitisation of payment system to help poor: Pradhan

Puri: Digitisation of payment system would go a long way in checking corruption and exploitation of the poor by moneylenders, Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said here on Sunday. With digitisation, the poor people would be able to get loan easily instead of approaching money-lenders, who often exploit them, Pradhan said while inaugurating the 2nd […]

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TMC to stage demo against arrest of party MPs today

Bhubaneswar: The Trinamool Congress (TMC) will stage a demonstration here today to protest demonetisation and arrest of party MPs Sudip Bandyopadhyay and Babul Supriyo in the Rose Valley chit fund scam. The party workers would stage demonstration followed by a protest meeting at Lower PMG here from 11 AM to 3 PM. TMC general secretary […]

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Arrested Tapas hints at Babul Supriyo links to Rose Valley scam

Bhubaneswar: Arrested Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP Tapas Paul today created ripples in the country’s political circle by alleging Union Minister Babul Supriyo is involved in the Rose Valley chit fund scam and has tricked him into the case. Replying to queries fielded by newsmen, Paul, while being taken on a three-day CBI remand starting today, […]

Mohun Bagan clinch I-League title

Bengaluru/Kolkata: With just four minutes left on the clock, Nigerian defender Bello Rasaq headed in to hold defending champion Bengaluru FC 1-1 at home and propel Mohun Bagan to the national league title their fourth, and the first after a long wait of 13 years. It all seemed over for the green and maroon brigade […]