Saugata Roy

  • Opposing the Modi government from the beginning will not be good: TMC May 19, 2014

    Kolkata: A senior Trinamool Congress leader on Monday said that 'it will not be good' opposing the Narendra Modi government from 'the beginning'. "We are in the opposition. When the Modi government takes office, it's not good opposing it very strongly from the beginning," TMC leader and MP Saugata Roy...
  • MPs Rating: TMC leader Saugata Roy scores 6.45 on a scale of 10 April 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Veteran politician and former Minister of State for Urban Development, Saugata Roy has scored 6.45 on a scale of 10 in a survey conducted by CNN-IBN and ADR that rates our parliamentarians' performance. The TMC leader has been rated 5.16 for accessibility and 7.2 for trustworthiness. He has got...
  • TMC mocks Rahul remarks, says people want viable alternative January 19, 2014

    Mocking Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi's statement on providing more subsidised LPG cylinders, Trinamool Congress MP Saugata Roy on Sunday said people would vote for a viable alternative other than the Congress and the BJP in the next Lok Sabha elections. "When we walked out of the UPA in 2012 protesting against...
  • Modi an overrated myth, future lies with federal front: TMC December 8, 2013

    The results of Assembly elections in five states would not have any impact on next year's Lok Sabha poll and the future lay with the federal front of anti-Congress and anti-BJP parties, Trinamool Congress MP Saugata Roy said on Sunday. Roy also said that the Narendra Modi wave, projected by the...
  • Congress 'happy' as Land Bill passes Lok Sabha test; India Inc concerned August 30, 2013

    New Delhi: After the Food Security Bill, another landmark bill of the UPA government, the Land Acquisiton Bill was passed in Lok Sabha on Thursday. The Bill which is another of UPA chief Sonia Gandhi's social sector initiatives intends to bring uniformity in land purchase for industrial purposes. After a marathon...
  • WB chit fund scam: TMC calls for probe against party MPs April 24, 2013

    Kolkata: The Trinamool Congress, under fire from the Congress and the Left over the West Bengal chit fund scam, has said that it had no role to play in it. Party leader Saugata Roy said, "The TMC as a party is not involved in the scam. This has been done...
  • TMC MP Saugata Roy resigns as Mamata's adviser March 8, 2013

    Kolkata: Trinamool Congress MP Saugata Roy has resigned as adviser to the West Bengal Government's Commerce, Industries and IT Ministry over alleged differences with Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. "Yes, Saugata Roy has resigned from the post of adviser to the state government's commerce, industries and IT department," a senior TMC...
  • CPM's spine has been broken, says TMC MP Saugata Roy January 28, 2013

    Kolkata: Trinamool Congress MP Saugata Roy on Sunday shocked many with his choice of words at a party rally where he said that the Communist Party of India (Marxist) has "gone to hell" and would not be able to return from there. Roy said that the spine of the CPI(M)...
  • Trinamool looking forward to contest Himachal election October 9, 2012

    Kolkata: After opening its account in Uttar Pradesh Assembly by-election, Trinamool Congress will be looking at a repeat performance in another north Indian state Himachal Pradesh where the party will be contesting on its own in the November 4 Assembly polls, a party leader said on Monday. "Trinamool Congress has...
  • PM should get Robert Vadra probed, says Saugata Roy October 6, 2012

    Reacting to Arvind Kejriwal's allegations against Robert Vadra, Trinamool Congress MP Saugata Roy said it was an ideal case for disproportionate assets investigation. ...
  • TMC has a majority in WB, Cong can leave if it wants: Saugata Roy September 21, 2012

    Trinamool Congress leader Saugata Roy said his party's majority won't be affected by Congress leaders quitting. ...
  • UPA may use CBI for SP, BSP support: TMC September 20, 2012

    New Delhi: The Trinamool Congress has upped the attack on the Congress alleging that Congress may use the CBI to get BSP, SP support. Speaking to IBN18 Editor-in-Chief Rajdeep Sardesai, TMC minister Saugata Roy claimed the UPA would use the CBI to ensure the support of the BSP and SP. "We...