Pradip Bhattacharya

  • Senior Congress leaders shy away from fighting LS poll 15-03-2014 01:49 PM

    Even as ticket-seekers are making a beeline before offices of political parties, some very senior Congress leaders in West Bengal are shying away from fighting the coming Lok Sabha election despite a nudge by Rahul Gandhi. Former West Bengal Pradesh Congress Committee presidents Manas Bhuniya and Pradip Bhattacharya are among...
  • Congress leaders stopped from meeting rape victim in Bengal 23-02-2014 10:18 PM

    Congress leaders including former West Bengal unit chief Pradip Bhattacharya were on Sunday heckled by a mob when they tried to visit the home of a rape victim in Hooghly district and had to return here without meeting the family. The Congress called the heckling a conspiracy by the ruling...
  • After BJP, Congress trying to woo Sourav Ganguly? 15-12-2013 04:44 PM

    Soon after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) offered former Indian cricket captain Sourav Ganguly a seat to contest the 2014 Lok Sabha polls, the West Bengal Congress chief too Sunday called on the cricketer at his residence in Kolkata. State Congress President Pradip Bhattacharya, however, described his meeting with Ganguly...
  • Mamata lying to people on rural jobs scheme: Congress 26-05-2013 05:15 AM

    Kolkata: The Congress in West Bengal on Saturday attacked Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on implementation of the rural jobs programme, saying the state has turned out a poor performer in the 100 days work scheme despite tall claims of the Trinamool Congress government. "The state government kept on claiming that...
  • Mamata regime's 2 years a directionless sojourn: Congress 19-05-2013 05:20 AM

    Kolkata: Bringing out an assessment report of West Bengal's Trinamool Congress government, two days before it completes two years in office, the Congress on Saturday alleged that the regime was moving in a negative direction and was clueless about the course it wanted the state's economy to take. "We do...
  • Use central forces in Bengal panchayat polls, demands Congress 31-03-2013 04:40 AM

    Kolkata: Citing law and order problems in West Bengal, the Congress on Saturday said it was imperative to conduct the upcoming panchayat (rural body) polls under the strict vigil of central security forces for free and fair elections. "People representing Trinamool Congress are threatening our workers whenever they are organising...
  • Bengal panchayat polls will be rigged: Cong 23-03-2013 05:50 PM

    WB Cong President Pradip Bhattacharya says that panchayat polls in April will be rigged by the TMC. ...
  • Trinamool organises rally, warns Congress 09-01-2012 04:23 PM

    Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's party, the Trinamool Congress, has launched an offensive against its ally the Congress. For the first time, the Trinamool Congress is holding a political rally against the Congress in the state protesting against what the it calls an alleged Congress-CPI(M) nexus against Mamata....
  • TMC-Congress rift widens in West Bengal 05-01-2012 11:39 PM

    The Trinamool Congress has accused the congress of being hand in glove with the Left. ...