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 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 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 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Prominent citizens urge Modi to bring in police, electoral

Prominent persons from various walks of life have urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to bring about police reforms to end "executive stranglehold" over it and enable its transformation from a "ruler's police" into "people's police".In a letter to the ... [Published Business Standard India - Sep 10 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 03 2014 - 1 reports

Wheat to face pressure from excess supply, alternative crops

Wheat prices are likely to remain under pressure from competing crops this year and supply glut, industry experts told the International Wheat Seminar here on Tuesday.“Wheat prices are likely to trade between $5.75 ($211/tonne) and $5.50 ($202) in the ... [Published Hindu Business Line - Sep 02 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 28 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 2 reports

Prominent citizens urge Modi to bring poll, police reforms

The names of former Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee, former Law Minister Ram Jethmalani, former Solicitor General Mohan Parasaran, former CBI Director Joginder Singh and some former bureaucrats appear on the representation, which has also been . ... [Published Rediff Realtime News - Aug 29 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 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Speaker should have gone by Lokpal law on LoP issue: Somnath Chatterjee

There is no law that makes minimum requirement of 55 seats for largest Oppn party to be eligible for LOP. Norm of 10% seat was just a direction, Somnath Chatterjee former Lok Sabha Speaker & Jurist said in an interview with ET. Here are some interview ... [Published Economic Times - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Speaker should have gone by Lokpal law on Leader of Opposition: Somnath Chatterjee, former Lok Sabha Speaker & Jurist

What are your comments on the Supreme Court direction to the Centre on vacuum of LOP?The law as enacted by Parliament has clearly provided for inclusion of LOP in the procedure for crucial appointments such as Lokpal. Parliament made this law keeping ... [Published Economic Times - Aug 24 2014]
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 24 2014 - 1 reports

8/24/2014: Ht Metro: Industrialist close to CPM joins BJP

KOLKATA: Shishir Bajoria, a citybased industrialist who was close to both Jyoti Basu and Somnath Chatterjee, joined the BJP on Saturday, barely 24 hours after chief minister Mamata Banerjee returned from Singapore. “The CPI(M) resembles a caged tiger ... [Published Hindustan Times - Aug 24 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

‘Implement reforms before Assembly polls’

A group of eminent citizens, led by the former Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee and the former Law Minister Ram Jethmalani, have urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to implement the recommendations of the Election Commission and the Law Commission ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 21 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
The Superintendent of Raiganj district hospital, Dr Somnath Chatterjee said: "we will provide facility of  ct scan, dialysis and critical care unit to the patients of our hospital. we have a planning to install another usg machine for the patients. these facilities will help the poor patients particularly. we are renovating several buildings for soon to set up these units."

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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]
Prominent citizens urge Modi to bring in police... [Published Business Standard India - Sep 10 2014]
Panels in place, truth test for industry [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Sep 06 2014]
Wheat to face pressure from excess supply, alte... [Published Hindu Business Line - Sep 02 2014]
Ebola doubt [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Sep 02 2014]
Unease in Party as Mamata Flies Kite on Pact Wi... [Published New Indian Express - Aug 31 2014]
Prominent citizens urge Modi to bring poll, pol... [Published Rediff Realtime News - Aug 29 2014]
Prominent citizens urge Modi to bring poll, pol... [Published Business Standard India - Aug 28 2014]
First trip [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Aug 27 2014]
Will Narendra Modi, the politician, stifle the ... [Published DNA India - Aug 25 2014]
Speaker should have gone by Lokpal law on LoP i... [Published Economic Times - Aug 25 2014]
Speaker should have gone by Lokpal law on Leade... [Published Economic Times - Aug 24 2014]
8/24/2014: Ht Metro: Industrialist close to CPM... [Published Hindustan Times - Aug 24 2014]
CPM's business face in BJP [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Aug 23 2014]
'Court Questioned Centre on Leader of Oppositio... [Published NDTV - Aug 23 2014]
‘Implement reforms before Assembly polls’ [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 21 2014]
CM seeks foreign direct investment [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Aug 21 2014]
Raiganj hospital plans to bring slew of modern ... [Published The Statesman - Aug 20 2014]
Taking on the Gods, your lordship [Published The Freepress Journal - Aug 18 2014]
Room with a whew [Published Times of India - Aug 17 2014]
A novel way to trace democracy’s origin [Published The Hindu - Aug 16 2014]
Modi wave alone won't help BJP's rise in Bengal [Published Oneindia - Aug 14 2014]
HON’BLE PRESIDENT OF INDIA CONFERS OUTSTANDING ... [Published Noodls - Aug 13 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]
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