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Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury: Indian politician
Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury is an Indian politician serving as the leader of the Indian National Congress in the 17th Lok Sabha and the Member of Parliament from Berhampore. He is also the current president of West Bengal Pradesh Congress Committee following the demise of Somendra Nath Mitra.

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BJP-JDU top leaders in huddle as Congress blames Owaisi for ‘cutting votes’ [Video]

BJP-JDU top leaders in huddle as Congress blames Owaisi for ‘cutting votes’

Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Modi, BJP in-charge for Bihar Bhupender Yadav were seen arriving at Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s residence on Tuesday evening. Bihar Minister Mangal Pandey..

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BJP found success with its 'vote cutter' Owaisi in Bihar: Congress's Adhir Chowdhury [Video]

BJP found success with its 'vote cutter' Owaisi in Bihar: Congress's Adhir Chowdhury

Addressing a press conference in West Bengal's Murshidabad on November 10, Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury spoke on Bihar election results. Ranjan said, "Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) tactic of..

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Demonetisation anniversary: If you're really honest, apologize for your wrong decision, demands Adhir Chowdhury [Video]

Demonetisation anniversary: If you're really honest, apologize for your wrong decision, demands Adhir Chowdhury

Congress leader Adhir Chowdhury slammed Centre for imposing demonetisation on the countrymen. He demanded apology of Prime Minister Narendra Modi for announcing demonetisation. "If you're really honest..

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Rahul, Priyanka reach Hathras to meet victim's family [Video]

Rahul, Priyanka reach Hathras to meet victim's family

Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi reached the Bulgaddhi village in Hathras on evening of October 03 to meet the victim's family. They were accompanied by KC Venugopal, Randeep Singh..

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AIMIM has no prospect in Bengal, will lose deposit: Adhir Chowdhury


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Speaking without doing anything is not introspection: Adhir Ranjan's dig at Kapil Sibal

Hitting out at Kapil Sibal for his remarks over the Congress' dismal performance in the Bihar polls and by-elections, party leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury has said that speaking without doing anything..
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Government should prepare to welcome 'Bharat ki beti' Kamal Harris: Adhir Chowdhury

Leader of Congress in Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on Saturday said that the government should prepare itself to welcome US vice-presidential candidate Kamal Harris stating that she is destined to..
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Yashvardhan Kumar Sinha takes oath as new Chief Information Commissioner

A three-member panel headed by PM Modi and including Union Home Minister Amit Shah and leader of the Congress in Lok Sabha, Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, had short-listed Yashvardhan Kumar Sinha for the..
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Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury questions PM Modi's 'silence' over Hathras rape case

Chowdhury, the Leader of the Congress party in Lok Sabha, wondered why the prime minister is silent on the killing and alleged gang-rape of a young woman in Hathras in Uttar Pradesh when he is "vocal..
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'Himachal ka chhokra': PM's affectionate reference to Anurag Thakur

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday referred to Union minister Anurag Thakur as "Himachal ka Chhokra", an apparent show of his support to the young Himachal Pradesh leader after Congress leader..
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Various opposition parties boycott Lok Sabha proceedings in solidarity with suspended Rajya Sabha members

Various opposition parties, including the Congress and the TMC, on Tuesday boycotted Lok Sabha in solidarity with the eight Rajya Sabha members who were suspended for unruly behaviour. Congress leader..
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Adhir Chowdhury challenges Mamata Banerjee for debate on BJP's rise in Bengal

Newly appointed Bengal Congress chief Adhir Chowdhury on Friday challenged chief minister Mamata Banerjee to engage in a debate with him on the rise of the BJP in the state and reasons that led to its..
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Congress targets government, uses China, corona and farm ordinances as ammo

On the opening day in Lok Sabha, the party leadership of Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury and Gaurav Gogoi robustly protested against disallowing of discussion on Chinese incursion as well as against the three..
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Left-Cong tie-up to be a game-changer, won't let 2021 polls be cakewalk for TMC, BJP: Adhir

"I can assure you that the Left Front-Congress tie-up would be a game-changer in Bengal politics," Bengal Congress chief Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury said. He, however, declined to comment when asked whether..
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Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury as new Bengal Congress chief: Nehru-Gandhi loyalists reign supreme

Ever since a section of the Congress leaders expressed their reservations over the party leadership last month, the loyalists are getting rewarded one after the other. In the latest development,..
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Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury says Rhea Chakraborty's arrest 'ludicrous'

Congress leader in Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on Wednesday batted for actor Rhea Chakraborty, saying her arrest under the NDPS Act is "ludicrous" and her father is entitled to seek justice, the..
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Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury writes to Speaker Birla on deputy speaker's post


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Question Hour should be held in monsoon session of Parliament: Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury

Addressing a press conference, Chowdhury, who is Congress leader in Lok Sabha, said he had told the government that Question Hour should not be cut or curtailed. "Defence Minister Rajnath Singh asked..
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Dissenting voices within Congress as it is not in power: Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury

Attacking Congressmen who raised questions over the party leadership, leader of the Congress in Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury said on Wednesday they were "beneficiaries of the system" and that no..
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Covid-19 deaths in Bengal under-reported: Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury

Domestic air freight services started in the northeast after a cargo aircraft operated by Spicejet landed at the Aizawl airport from Kolkata on Tuesday.
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Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury urges PM Modi to defer JEE-NEET entrance exams

Leader of the Opposition in Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on Sunday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, urging him to defer the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) and National Eligibility cum..
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'Overambitious' young leaders quitting Congress as they feel party won't come to power soon: Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury


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India shouldn't budge an inch till status quo ante restored at Indo-China border: Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury

Leader of the Congress party in Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury Tuesday said the retreat of the Chinese Army in Ladakh vindicated the argument that intrusions had indeed taken place on the Indian side..
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India should to hit back at China instead of targeting Congress: Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury


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India's arsenals not meant for hatching eggs: Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on China face-off

China is trying to scare us but we are not the ones to get scared, we should speak the language they understand, Chowdhury said.
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Spike in Covid-19 cases in West Bengal due to inhuman conditions at quarantine centres: Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury

enior Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury alleged on Thursday that most of the quarantine centres in West Bengal do not have proper facilities, which is the cause behind the recent spike in the..
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China trying to change LAC through intrusion: Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury


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Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury writes to PM, seeks more contingents of Army in cyclone-hit Bengal


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Paltry sum of Rs 100 crore has been earmarked for developing corona vaccine: Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury

Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on Thursday slammed the Centre for not allocating sufficient funds for the development of a vaccine for coronavirus.
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Congress forces Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury to delete China tweet


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Cong leader Adhir Ranjan praises PM for 'sincere attempts' to ferry stranded migrants


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PAC will examine lockdown's economic impact; may call RBI governor: Adhir Chowdhury


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Safe return of migrant workers should be Centre's primary concern: Adhir Chowdhury


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Adhir Ranjan backs Centre's decision to operate trains to ferry stranded workers

Supporting the Centre's decision to operate "point to point" passenger trains to ferry stranded workers to their home states, leader of Congress in the Lok Sabha, Adhir Choudhury on Friday said he had..
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Govt likely to extend lockdown to combat coronavirus spread: Adhir after meeting with PM

The government is likely to extend the ongoing lockdown beyond April 14 to combat the coronavirus spread, Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury said after a meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi..
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Personal ambition played major part in Scindia's decision: Adhir

Congress leader Adhir Chowdhury on Tuesday said ideology did not matter to Jyotiraditya Scindia, and claimed that "political convenience" and "personal ambition" played a major part his decision to..
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Adhir Ranjan’s remark embarrasses Congress

Congress was left embarrassed on Friday when the party’s leader in Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Choudhury, while arguing that the suspension of seven party MPs for unruly behaviour for the whole session..
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Pickpocket cannot be sent to the gallows: Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on suspension of Congress MPs


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Is this dictatorship? asks Congress' Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on suspension of party MPs from Lok Sabha


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BJP doing 'poaching politics' in Madhya Pradesh, says Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury

Taking to Twitter, another Congress leader Digvijaya Singh had earlier stated (roughly translated from Hindi): "The BJP has started the process of bringing the MPs of BSP, Congress, Samajwadi to Delhi...
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Delhi office of Congress MP Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury vandalised by four men

Four unidentified men allegedly vandalised the Delhi office of Congress MP Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury and abused his staff on Tuesday evening, police said.
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Congress to strongly raise Delhi riots in Parliament, demand home minister Amit Shah's resignation

The Congress is likely to submit adjournment motion notices in both Houses of Parliament on Monday, demanding a debate over the violence in Delhi, sources said. Congress' leader in Lok Sabha Adhir..
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Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury won't attend Trump dinner, cites exclusion of Sonia

Congress leader in the Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, who has been invited to attend the dinner with US President Donald Trump on Tuesday, said he will not attend the function as his party chief..
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Govt appoints CVC and CIC, Congress claims anomaly in appointments

The decision to fill the two top posts was taken at meeting of the respective selection panels comprising PM Narendra Modi, leader of the largest opposition party in Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury..
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Delhi polls fight between 'giant and pygmy': Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury


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If CM Arvind Kejriwal wins, it will be a victory of developmental agendas: Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury

"We fought this election with all our strength. In this election, BJP put forth all the communal agendas whereas Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal Ji put forth developmental agendas. If Kejriwal wins,..
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Kashmir is with India physically, not emotionally, says Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury


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PM Modi spoke on Pakistan PM in Rajya Sabha to hide his own failures: Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury

Lambasting Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his reply to the Motion of Thanks to President's address in the Rajya Sabha, Congress leader A​dhir Ranjan Chowdhury on Thursday said he did not speak on..
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PM narrates train story to take dig at Congress leader Adhir in Lok Sabha

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday took a swipe at Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury in Lok Sabha for his remarks against him, by narrating an interesting anecdote to convey that people..
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Trailer for you, for us Gandhi Ji is life: Modi's retort to Cong's 'Ye toh abhi trailer hai'

Amid sloganeering by opposition members over BJP lawmaker Anantkumar Hegde's remarks against Mahatma Gandhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi took a dig at Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury in Lok..
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Govt should bring resolution telling Army we want PoK back: Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury

Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on Wednesday, while recalling the statement made by Army chief General MM Naravane last month over PoK, said that government should bring another resolution..
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Bring resolution to direct Army to capture PoK: Congress' Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury to govt

Chowdhury's remarks were in reference to a statement by Army chief Manoj Mukund Naravane who said last month that the Indian Army will act on getting back PoK if the Parliament was willing.
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'Ye Ravan ke aulad hain': Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury labels BJP over Hegde's remark


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BJP leaders' controversial remarks, Shaheen Bagh, CAA dominate debate on President's address

The lower house witnessed protests by opposition members, mostly from the Congress and the DMK, against the amended Citizenship Act, with Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury saying the government..
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