KABIR SUMAN

  • Kabir Suman dedicates National Award to people of Bengal April 16, 2014

    Kolkata: Euphoric after receiving the National Award for scoring the music of Bengali film "Jaatishwar", music composer Kabir Suman Wednesday dedicated the honour to the people of West Bengal. The Srijit Mukherji directed film with Bengali superstar Prosenjit Chatterjee in the lead, won four awards including best makeup, best music, best...
  • Kashmir does not need a musical concert: Kabir Suman September 6, 2013

    MP and musician Kabir Suman said Jammu and Kashmir does not need a musical concert, but needs a solution. He said, "It is a ploy to obfuscate the Kashmiri problem and an attempt to portray that everything is fine with Kashmir which it is not." ...
  • Kashmiris don't need a Zubin Mehta, they need political solution to their crisis: Kabir Suman September 3, 2013

    Dissident Trinamool Congress MP and a musician par excellence, Kabir Suman has now thrown his hat into the ring on the controversies surrounding the proposed Zubin Mehta concert in Srinagar. In an exclusive interview to the CNN-IBN, Suman says this is an attempt to take away the limelight from the...
  • WB: TMC MP slams Mamata govt over ban on film February 25, 2013

    Kolkata: In increasing trouble for West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, Trinamool Congress MP Kabir Suman has criticised the move by the censor board in Kolkata to deny approval to 'Kangal Malsat', a film that contains references to Singur issue and Banerjee's swearing in. Speaking against the move, Suman hit out...
  • TMC MP Kabir Suman sings for acid attack victim September 8, 2012

    New Delhi: A member of parliament from the Jadavpur constituency in West Bengal, Kabir Suman has shown his faith in Sonali Mukherjee via a song. Twenty sevenyearold Sonali Mukherjee was attacked with acid in 2003 after she objected to the advances of three men in Dhanbad. Dhanbad, Jharkhand, was Sonali's hometown...
  • TMC accuses Pranab of trying to split the party June 20, 2012

    New Delhi: The Trinamool Congress on Wednesday accused Congressled United Progressive Alliance (UPA) presidential nominee and Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee of trying to split the party. Expressing its displeasure after Pranab spoke to Trinamool MP Kabir Suman to seek support for his presidential bid, the party's Rajya Sabha MP Derek...
  • 'Mamata has changed after becoming CM' April 14, 2012

    Kolkata: Trinamool Congress leader Kabir Suman has expressed shock at the actions of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and said that she has changed after becoming the Chief Minister. Talking to CNNIBN, Suman said, "I'm quite surprised, I'm amazed myself. The government of West Bengal is suffering from paranoia...
  • Kabir Suman: I wanted to write a song for Damayanti April 10, 2012

    New Delhi: Singer and Trinamool Congress MP Kabir Suman may have sparked off fresh controversy within his party with a song he penned in support of IPS officer Damayanti Sen, who was recently demoted after she cracked the high profile Park Street rape case, and a severely critical commentary on...
  • 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...
  • Dinesh Trivedi has been honest throughout: TMC MP March 17, 2012

    Trinamool Congress MP Kabir Suman said the party had not treated Dinesh Trivedi right and was behaving undemocratically. ...
  • TMC MP slams Mamata over rising rape cases March 2, 2012

    Kolkata: After being attacked by the Opposition, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Bannerjee is now facing criticism from her own party members. Singer and Trinamool Congress MP Kabir Suman spoke out against the numerous rape incidents reported across the state. "I feel very very concerned over one rape after the...
  • Rebel TMC MP Suman not to resign for now April 7, 2010

    Kolkata: Trinamool Congress MP Kabir Suman on Wednesday said he would not resign from the Lok Sabha or the party for the time being in deference to his mentor and writer Mahasweta Devi's wishes, but said Mamata Banerjee was not the "leader of my conscience". "I am not resigning now. My...
  • Trinamool MP to protest Operation Green Hunt February 21, 2010

    New Delhi: Trinamool Congress MP Kabir Suman is breaking ranks with his party to protest against the Centre's antinaxal policy Operation Greenhunt. Suman has decided to stage a demonstration within Parliament premises early next month to protest the UPA government's decision to launch operation Green Hunt and enforce...
  • To hell with the MPship, says Trinamool leader November 18, 2009

    Kolkata: Singerturnedpolitician and Trinamool MP Kabir Suman has told CNNIBN that he may quit from the Trinamool party and even resign from his Parliament membership. The MP alleged that local workers and leaders of his party, the Trinamool Congress have left him a disillusioned man. "The local leaders of Trinamool come and...
  • I want to resign from LS, says Trinamool's singer MP November 17, 2009

    Kolkata: Noted Bengali singer Kabir Suman, who is a Trinamool Congress MP, on Tuesday said that he wanted to resign from the Lok Sabha. "I would like to submit my resignation to the honourable Speaker of the Lok Sabha. I shall also tell Prime Minister Manmohan Singh about my decision. I...
  • Trinamool to cash in on star appeal for LS polls March 16, 2009

    Kolkata: Trinamool Congress has fielded two popular Bengali actors and a new age singer for the Lok Sabha polls with an aim to cash on their star appeal. The three actor Tapas Pal, actress Shatabdi Roy and singer Kabir Suman have already hit the campaign trail in their respective...