Somnath Chatterjee

Type: Person
Name: Somnath Chatterjee
Title: Speaker of the 14th Lok Sabha
Organization: Lok Sabha
Date of Birth: 25/07/1929
Place of Birth: Tezpur (Assam)
Nationality: India
Fact Sheet: Biography for Somnath Chatterjee
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Custody death: CBI indicts 7 cops in chargesheet

KOLKATA: The CBI has filed a chargesheet in the Hooghly CJM court against seven former Dhaniakhali police station personnel in a custodial death case.Those accused in this case are sub-inspectors Barun Ghosh and Ashim Mondal, assistant sub-inspectors ... [Published Times of India - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

The fading left: Once-mighty red bastion crumbles in West Bengal

Kolkata, Sep 19From being virtually invincible to being rendered an also ran, the year 2014 has been a tale of the withering away of the Communist-led Left Front (LF) in its once impregnable West Bengal bastion.Already facing serious questions about its ... [Published ProKerala.com - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

The yogi and his tricks

Who is Yogi Adityanath and how did he become the latest poster boy of the BJP’s Hindutva agenda? By Atul ChaurasiaPhoto: Tehelka archivesFormer US president Franklin D Roosevelt pioneered the 100-day standard for gauging the effectiveness of a new government. ... [Published Tehelka - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Somanth wants new leadership in Left Front

By | IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News  –Kolkata, Sep 16 (IANS) Expressing sadness over the dismal performance of CPI-M in the two assembly bypolls in West Bengal, former Lok Sabha speaker and expelled party leader Somnath Chatterjee Tuesday ... [Published Yahoo! India - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 06 2014 - Updated Sep 06 2014 - 1 reports

Panels in place, truth test for industry

Calcutta, Sept. 5: The Bengal government today formed committees to identify problems in eight industrial sectors and suggest measures to remove bottlenecks, but several industrialists wondered if the members would speak their mind and whether the administration ... [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Sep 06 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

Ebola doubt

Raiganj, Sept. 1: Blood samples of a man detected with the malaria parasite have been sent to Calcutta’s School of Tropical Medicine for an Ebola virus test as he has recently returned from Nigeria, one of the African countries that have reported many ... [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

First trip

The chief minister of West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee, wants to turn Calcutta into another London, but her first visit abroad as chief minister was to Singapore. The ostensible purpose of this trip to the city-state was to attract investment to a state that ... [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 24 2014 - 1 reports

CPM's business face in BJP

Calcutta, Aug. 23: Industrialist Shishir Bajoria, 57, today formally snapped ties with the CPM and joined the BJP as a primary member, the move marking the end of a chapter in Bengal politics that witnessed the rise of a set of people from the business ... [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

CM seeks foreign direct investment

Singapore, Aug. 20: Mamata Banerjee today launched in Singapore an initiative to woo foreign direct investment with the clarion call “come to Bengal, ride the growth”. She started her address by describing an investor meeting — her first event abroad ... [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

Showcause to Raiganj docs

Raiganj, July 1: Raiganj district hospital served showcause notices on two doctors yesterday for going on leave without intimation and lending the outpatient departments vacant. Child specialist N.C. Pal and general physician N.G. Parey have been asked ... [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

Glare on minister defending accused

Calcutta, June 24: Left Front MLAs today staged a walkout in the Assembly after the Speaker disallowed them from tabling an adjournment motion demanding discussions on a minister appearing in court to plead for bail for a Trinamul MLA accused of rigging. ... [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Jun 25 2014]
First reported May 22 2014 - Updated May 22 2014 - 1 reports

Opposition with weakest voice

New Delhi, May 21: The robust majority Narendra Modi has in the Lok Sabha comes with an additional advantage — a terribly weak Opposition, which may not be ideal for a healthy democracy. Modi will, perhaps, face the faintest Opposition in the history ... [Published Calcutta Telegraph - May 22 2014]

Quotes

"it's a sad state of affairs... the signs are ominous... it's high time there is a change in the leadership. let the young men and women take over and steer the party (cpi-m)" Chatterjee told IANS
"it's a matter of great anguish and grave concern that left is conceding ground to bjp and right wing forces are rising in bengal. it's very painful to see the bjp reaping benefits of the saradha issue and the not left. i hope, those at helm are taking serious note of it and they must undertake immediate steps to arrest the decline" added Chatterjee

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Custody death: CBI indicts 7 cops in chargesheet [Published Times of India - Sep 29 2014]
The fading left: Once-mighty red bastion crumbl... [Published ProKerala.com - Sep 19 2014]
The yogi and his tricks [Published Tehelka - Sep 18 2014]
Somanth wants new leadership in Left Front [Published Yahoo! India - Sep 16 2014]
Panels in place, truth test for industry [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Sep 06 2014]
Ebola doubt [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Sep 02 2014]
First trip [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Aug 27 2014]
CPM's business face in BJP [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Aug 23 2014]
CM seeks foreign direct investment [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Aug 21 2014]
Showcause to Raiganj docs [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Jul 02 2014]
Glare on minister defending accused [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Jun 25 2014]
After Atal, Modi first to salute Savarkar [Published Calcutta Telegraph - May 29 2014]
Opposition with weakest voice [Published Calcutta Telegraph - May 22 2014]
Winner shakes all [Published Calcutta Telegraph - May 18 2014]
Sup with devil but don't sip tea with political... [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Mar 25 2014]
Serious failure [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Feb 26 2014]
Cross-vote cloud on RS calculations [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Feb 06 2014]
City through Jhumpa's eyes [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Jan 22 2014]
Robbery bid at Burrabazar [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Jan 14 2014]
Ganguly speaks of 'hostile approach' [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Jan 08 2014]
Prez poll: Crucial UPA meet tomorrow, Mamata to... [Published Topnews.in - Jun 14 2012]
Mamata justifies decision, says Kalam first cho... [Published Topnews.in - Jun 14 2012]
Suggesting PM''s name for President unprecedent... [Published Topnews.in - Jun 14 2012]
Mamata, Mulayam throw political googly, reject ... [Published Topnews.in - Jun 13 2012]
Mamata resigns from Lok Sabha [Published Topnews.in - Oct 08 2011]
Cash for Votes scam: SC gives Delhi Police a mo... [Published Topnews.in - Sep 02 2011]
Biography for Somnath Chatterjee [Published Able2Act - Oct 03 2007]
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