Kakoli Ghosh

  • 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. ...
  • Rights panel summons TMC MP for remarks on Park Street rape February 28, 2013

    Kolkata: The West Bengal Human Rights Commission on Wednesday issued summons to Trinamool Congress MP Kakoli Ghosh Dastidar who had called the Park Street rape case a "sex deal gone wrong". "The commission has asked the MP to appear before it and explain the remarks she made about the victim....
  • Dancing won't make you a leader, Kakoli Ghosh tells Deepa Dasmunsi February 3, 2013

    Kolkata: Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Kakoli Ghosh may have embarrassed her party again. On Sunday, while addressing a public rally, the TMC MP took a swipe at her Congress rival Deepa Dasmunsi and said that dancing and make-up cannot form leaders. "Dancing won't make you a leader. It won't work....
  • TMC leader's statement on Park Street rape shameful: Victim December 28, 2012

    The victim of the Park Street rape case said that the statement of Kakoli Ghosh was shameful. ...
  • Political leaders shame India with sexist comments December 28, 2012

    Politicians have once again come under fire for their shameful and shocking comments. ...
  • Delhi rape survivor battles for life in Singapore December 28, 2012

    New Delhi: Even as the 23-year-old Delhi gangrape survivor continues to be in a very critical condition, fighting against all odds for her survival in a Singapore hospital, the politicians back home have hit a new low as they mocked victims of heinous crimes like rape and passed comments that...
  • TMC MP's comment shocking: Park Street rape survivor December 28, 2012

    New Delhi: The Park Street rape survivor on Friday criticised Trinamool Congress leader Kakoli Ghosh Dastidar for her remarks against her. Dastidar had reportedly said that it "was not a rape but a misunderstanding between a lady and her client". "If you're referring to the Park Street rape, see that...
  • 'Park Street case not rape, but misunderstanding with client' December 28, 2012

    Kolkata: The lack of gender sensitivity and appalling comments has transcended political lines. In another shocking remark, Trinamool Congress leader Kakoli Ghosh Dastidar has called the Park Street rape case of February 5, 2012, a misunderstanding between a lady and her client. "If you're referring to the Park Street rape,...
  • Pranab noncommittal on Bengal package, TMC upset May 17, 2012

    New Delhi: The Trinamool Congress is upset with Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee over his comment in Parliament on Wednesday that he cannot favour West Bengal alone for debt relief. The Finance Minister had said that as the Union Finance Minister he couldn't be seen favouring one state alone. "I represent...
  • Don't mix socially with CPM: TMC's diktat April 17, 2012

    New Delhi: First a ban on certain newspapers and then the arrest of a professor for allegedly circulating a cartoon targeting Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. Now, the latest diktat by the TMC supremo is that no Trinamool member should have any contact with any CPM leader or even anyone related...
  • Our committment is to stand by poor people: TMC March 15, 2012

    Trinamool Congress leader Kakoli Ghosh Dastidar said that the party will discuss the rail fare hike on Thursday and they are not taking this fare hike well. ...
  • Congress-Trinamool alliance possible in Manipur? March 5, 2012

    The Trinamool Congress that has made an impressive debut in Manipur is not ruling out an alliance with the Congress. ...