Kalyan Banerjee

  • TMC MP apologises for calling Lok Sabha Speaker a mouthpiece of Modi July 9, 2014

    A day after the Trinamool BJP members clashed in Parliament over allegations of abuse being hurled at each other, TMC MP Kalyan Banerjee called Sumitra Mahajan a Speaker of Narendra Modi. He later apologised for the comment. The TMC demanded action against BJP MPs who allegedly abused TMC women MPs...
  • TMC's Kalyan Banerjee apologises to Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan July 9, 2014

    New Delhi: TMC's Kalyan Bannerjee has apologised to Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan for calling her a Modi mouthpiece. TMC MPs were protesting over the scuffle that took place in Parliament on Tuesday with BJP MPs. During the protest some TMC MPs also shouted slogans against the Speaker. They have accused...
  • TMC, BJP scuffle in Lok Sabha: Who is to be blamed? July 8, 2014

    Unruly scenes were witnessed in Parliament as Trinamool Congress MPs on Tuesday alleged that some Bhartiya Janata Party MPs threatened to beat them in Lok Sabha. The TMC also alleged that one of the BJP MPs was drunk but they cannot say who it was. ...
  • TMC MP says some BJP MPs tried to beat him, says one BJP MP was drunk July 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Trinamool Congress MPs on Tuesday alleged that some Bhartiya Janta Party MPs threatened to beat them in Lok Sabha. The TMC also alleged that one of the BJP MPs was drunk but they cannot say who it was. As soon as the House assembled at 3:30 PM after an...
  • Sudip Bandopadhyay to be TMC party leader in Lok Sabha May 17, 2014

    Kolkata: Trinamool Congress leader Sudip Bandopadhyay would be the party's leader in the Lok Sabha, while Rajya Sabha member Mukul Roy would be the chairman of TMC Parliamentary party in both the Houses, party supremo Mamata Banerjee announced on Saturday. Bandopadhyay, who was elected for the fourth term from the prestigious...
  • Confident of making history in Serampore: Kalyan Banerjee April 30, 2014

    Trinamool Congress candidate from Kalyan Banerjee who is contesting from Serampore constituency in West Bengal said that people are satisfied with the work he has done and he is confident of making history in his constituency. Other side, Bappi Lahiri who is also contesting from Serampore on the BJP ticket...
  • WB: Tough competition between BJP, TMC in Sreerampur April 30, 2014

    The BJP has fielded musician-turned-politician Bappi Lahiri in Sreerampur where he faces the incumbent Trinamool Congress MP Kalyan Banerjee. ...
  • Bappi Lahiri banks on Modi wave against TMC in Seerampore April 29, 2014

    Sreerampur: Amongst the seats which the BJP is seriously eyeing in Bengal, Sreerampur in Hooghly happens to be one of them and could well end up becoming one of the trump cards of the party. The BJP has fielded musician-turned-politician Bappi Lahiri in Sreerampur where he faces the incumbent Trinamool...
  • SC ex-judge AK Ganguly must quit as West Bengal HRC chief: TMC MP November 30, 2013

    Trinamool Congress MP and senior advocate Kalyan Banerjee on Saturday called the allegations against former Supreme Court judge AK Ganguly of sexually harassing a law intern as shocking. "AK Ganguly and a few other former Bengali judges of the Supreme Court have put us in shame. He must immediately resign from...
  • Coal blocks allocations were unfair, must be scrapped: TMC MP Kalyan Banerjee April 23, 2013

    A parliamentary panel on coal blocks allocations has suggested that all allotments between 1993 and 2008 be scrapped, effectively blaming the previous NDA government too. ...
  • Trinamool Congress MP hurls abuses at Anand Sharma November 26, 2012

    New Delhi: Trinamool Congress MP Kalyan Banerjee and Commerce Minister Anand Sharma on Monday had a spat inside the Lok Sabha, which turned ugly with the former turning abusive. The incident occurred when Banerjee, who was part of his party MPs' team which was raising slogans in the Well on...
  • Coalgate: TMC questions PM's alleged role June 5, 2012

    New Delhi: In a major embarrassment for the Congress, ally Trinamool Congress on Tuesday seemed to indirectly question Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's alleged role in the coal block allocation case. Trinamool Congress leader Kalyan Banerjee, who heads the parliamentary committee on Coal and Steel, indirectly questioned the PM's decision on coal...
  • Trivedi defies Mamata; Cong remains silent March 17, 2012

    New Delhi: The Rail Budget fiasco has not just put the UPA in unprecedented embarrassment, it has also exposed the mess within the Trinamool Congress. Mamata Banerjee is now facing defiance within the party that she has never encountered before. Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi on Saturday made it clear to the...
  • Rail Budget row: Trivedi, TMC in an open war March 17, 2012

    New Delhi: The exit of Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi looks imminent with internal pressure mounting on him to quit. Trinamool Congress MP Kalyan Banerjee spoke to Dinesh Trivedi and asked him to put in his papers. "I had suggested an honourable exit for Trivedi. He knows the party doesn't want...
  • Trivedi knows the party doesn't want him: Kalyan Banerjee March 17, 2012

    Trinamool leader Kalyan Banerjee called up Dinesh Trivedi asking him to submit his resignation. ...
  • Didn't offer to resign: TMC MP Kalyan Banerjee December 30, 2011

    New Delhi: Amid reports that he had offered to quit as they voted in favour of the government's Lokpal Bill in the Lok Sabha, Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP Kalyan Banerjee on Friday said he has not resigned. "I have not resigned. These reports are thoroughly incorrect. Someone is playing with a...
  • TMC MP Kalyan Banerjee offers to resign December 30, 2011

    New Delhi: Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP Kalyan Banerjee offered to resign from the party on Friday as reports suggested that party leader Mamata Banerjee was likely to issue showcause notices to the MP. Reports suggested that Banerjee was likely to issue showcause notices to party MPs Sudip Bandopadhyay and Kalyan Banerjee...
  • Mamata to issue showcause notice to 2 TMC MPs December 30, 2011

    New Delhi: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is likely to issue a showcause notice to two Trinamool Congress (TMC) MPs on Friday. Sudip Bandopadhyaya and Kalyan Banerjee went ahead and supported the Lokpal Bill in Lok Sabha on Thursday without consulting her after meeting Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee. TMC, a key...
  • Anna no saint, Parl should not succumb: TMC December 27, 2011

    New Delhi: Trinamool Congress leader Kalyan Banerjee on Tuesday said that the Lokpal Bill encroaches upon the federal structure of the Constitution. "All steps have to be taken to eradicate corruption. For that purpose, a bill is not sufficient. A mentality is required to enforce it. If you are in...
  • Trinamool MP breaches security, crosses PM convoy July 23, 2009

    New Delhi: A heated argument broke out between Trinamool Congress MP Kalyan Banerjee and security personnel when he tried to cross the security cordon laid for Prime Minister Manmohan Singh near Parliament on Thursday. Highly-placed security sources said that Banerjee was in his car and wanted to go to Parliament at...