Sudip Bandyopadhyay

  • TMC captures Haldibari civic board September 7, 2014

    Kolkata: With five Congress councillors and one CPI(M) councillor joining the Trinamool Congress, the ruling party captured the board of Haldibari Municipality in Cooch Behar district on Sunday, a senior TMC leader said. Earlier, the Congress had six councillors followed by TMC's three, and CPI(M) and Forward Bloc had one...
  • Saradha scam: TMC to keep tab on CBI to ascertain BJP's role September 7, 2014

    Kolkata: Suspicious about the role of BJP behind the CBI probe into the Saradha Ponzi scam, the Trinamool Congress today said they are keeping a close watch on every move of the agency to ascertain if the ruling party at the Centre had any influence in it. "We are keeping a...
  • LS poll 9th phase: TMC, CPM in close battle in West Bengal, BJP eyes gains May 10, 2014

    "None of the previous equations would work. The political winds of Bengal are blowing in a different direction this time and I assure you it wouldn't be a cake walk for the Trinamool Congress," said an emphatic Rahul Sinha, the president of the BJP's West Bengal unit and a candidate...
  • Expect ruckus over Telangana bill in Parliament session: BJP, TMC February 3, 2014

    The Trinamool Congress's Sudip Bandopadhyay and the BJP's Sushma Swaraj have expressed reservations on whether the House will be allowed to function amidst the chaos over the Telangana Bill. ...
  • TMC to continue opposition to pension, insurance bills December 10, 2012

    Kolkata: Trinamool Congress on Sunday said it would continue to oppose the bills related to opening the pension sector to foreign investment and raising FDI cap in insurance to 49 per cent, in Parliament. "All bills, including those on privatisation of pension funds and FDI in insurance, should not be...
  • I will quit if PM or Mamata asks me to: Trivedi March 15, 2012

    New Delhi: Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi, whose removal has been demanded by his party leader and Trinamool Congress boss Mamata Banerjee, on Thursday said he has not resigned as yet. However, he made it clear that he would resign the moment the Prime Minister or Mamata Banerjee ask him to...
  • TMC's flip-flop over Trivedi continues March 15, 2012

    New Delhi: The confusion over the resignation of Dinesh Trivedi as the Railway Minister continues with Trinamool Congress leaders making contradictory statements over the issue. Trinamool Congress Parliamentary party chief in the Lok Sabha, Sudip Bandyopadhyay, said inside the House that the party never asked Trivedi to step down as...
  • 'TMC's prerogative to name the Railway Minister' March 15, 2012

    New Delhi: Trinamool Congress (TMC) parliamentary chief, Sudip Bandyopadhyay on Thursday said that his party has made Dinesh Trivedi the Railway Minister, not the Congress. Hence, the Trinamool Congress will decide about what happens to the ministry. "Dinesh Trivedi can say what he wants to. If Pranab Mukherjee presents the budget...