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RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav said that Bihar's contributions to the building of the nation has remained "unparalleled."

RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav says Mahua Moitra’s ‘Bihari gunda’ jibe is ‘saddening’

Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 29, 2021 11:31 PM IST
  • Bihar’s Leader of Opposition Yadav further said that one must refrain from making such comments and that he condemns if anyone has made such a statement.
Congress MP Shashi Tharoor, who heads the panel on information and technology (File Photo/HT),
Congress MP Shashi Tharoor, who heads the panel on information and technology (File Photo/HT),

'A meeting that never happened...': Shashi Tharoor on 'Bihari gunda' row

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Karan Manral, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 29, 2021 02:56 PM IST
Congress MP Tharoor, who heads the Parliamentary standing committee on IT, had this to say on BJP MP Nishikant Dubey being allegedly name-called by TMC's Mahua Moitra in the meeting.
Nishikant Dubey and Mahua Moitra had a heated exchange in the IT committee meeting which spilled on to Twitter.
Nishikant Dubey and Mahua Moitra had a heated exchange in the IT committee meeting which spilled on to Twitter.

Nishikant Dubey says Mahua Moitra called him 'Bihari Gunda', TMC MP denies

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Poulomi Ghosh
PUBLISHED ON JUL 28, 2021 08:22 PM IST
Nishikant Dubey said Mahua Moitra has insulted all Biharis and North Indians, while Moitra said Nishikant Dubey was not even present at the meeting.
Crowd of people under the sea of umbrellas at Koparkhairane Market walk in rain in Navi Mumbai. (Bachchan Kumar/HT Photo)
Crowd of people under the sea of umbrellas at Koparkhairane Market walk in rain in Navi Mumbai. (Bachchan Kumar/HT Photo)

News updates from HT: Monsoon advances in India, IMD issues rainfall alert

PUBLISHED ON JUN 12, 2021 08:55 AM IST
Here are today’s top news, analysis, and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankar.(ANI Photo)
West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankar.(ANI Photo)

'Distraction strategy': Bengal governor hits back at Mahua Moitra

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 07, 2021 01:30 PM IST
Mahua Moitra had on Sunday tweeted a list of six OSDs, claiming these are the governor's relatives and two relatives of a former aides-de-camp (EDC).
Trinamool MP accused West Bengal Governor of filling Raj Bhavan posts with his relatives and people known to him.
Trinamool MP accused West Bengal Governor of filling Raj Bhavan posts with his relatives and people known to him.

Dhankhar's office is his 'extended family', Mahua Moitra shares document

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh
PUBLISHED ON JUN 06, 2021 05:54 PM IST
Trinamool MP Mahua Moitra on Sunday tweeted a document claiming that six of Jagdeep Dhankhar's officials are related to him, soon after the Governor expressed concern over the law and order situation of West Bengal.
Singh also accused the Bengal CM of using the gotra card to win this year’s assembly election.(PTI file photo)
Singh also accused the Bengal CM of using the gotra card to win this year’s assembly election.(PTI file photo)

Bengal Polls: After Mahua Moitra’s ‘Chotiwala’ barb, Giriraj Singh reacts

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Harshit Sabarwal, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 01, 2021 08:56 PM IST
Speaking to news agency ANI, Singh said the TMC supremo and Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee’s people have a hatred towards ‘choti, religion and Jai Shri Ram’ and he was proud that ‘choti’ is his sanskar (sacrament) and ‘sanskriti’ (culture).
TMC MP Mahua Moitra is part of the delegation that will meet the Election Commission of India on Friday.(HT File photo)
TMC MP Mahua Moitra is part of the delegation that will meet the Election Commission of India on Friday.(HT File photo)

TMC leaders Mahua Moitra, Yashwant Sinha to meet EC today: All you need to know

Written by Prashasti Singh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 19, 2021 11:31 AM IST
Saugata Roy, Md Nadimul Haque and Pratima Mondal will also be part of the TMC delegation.
"It appears I am under some sort of surveillance," MP Mahua Moitra said.(PTI)
"It appears I am under some sort of surveillance," MP Mahua Moitra said.(PTI)

News updates from HT: Mahua Moitra seeks removal of policemen outside her house

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 13, 2021 05:09 PM IST
Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
During her speech, Moitra without taking any name had made serious allegations while apparently referring to a former chief justice. (ANI Photo/ LSTV Grab)
During her speech, Moitra without taking any name had made serious allegations while apparently referring to a former chief justice. (ANI Photo/ LSTV Grab)

'Under some sort of surveillance': Mahua Moitra on armed officers

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Deepali Sharma, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 13, 2021 04:02 PM IST
Moitra in her speech had questioned the situation of democracy in the country and had alleged that the country is in a state of 'undeclared emergency'.
AITC MP Mahua Moitra speaks in Lok Sabha during the Budget Session of the Parliament in New Delhi on Monday. (ANI Photo/ LSTV Grab)
AITC MP Mahua Moitra speaks in Lok Sabha during the Budget Session of the Parliament in New Delhi on Monday. (ANI Photo/ LSTV Grab)

TMC MP Mahua Moitra’s remarks cause uproar in Lok Sabha

By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 09, 2021 06:55 AM IST
The remarks were later expunged from the house records.
A senior minister in the government said Trinamool Congress (TMC) member of Parliament Mahua Moitra's remarks were against the rules.
A senior minister in the government said Trinamool Congress (TMC) member of Parliament Mahua Moitra's remarks were against the rules.

Govt planning to bring privilege notice against TMC MP Mahua Moitra

ANI | , New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 08, 2021 11:24 PM IST
Moitra, who was taking part in the motion of thanks on the President's Address on Monday, did not take any name but was apparently referring to former CJI Ranjan Gogoi, who is now a member of Rajya Sabha.
TMC MP Mahua Moitra. (ANI)
TMC MP Mahua Moitra. (ANI)

India facing an undeclared emergency, alleges TMC MP Mahua Moitra

ANI |
PUBLISHED ON FEB 08, 2021 09:45 PM IST
Slamming the Centre over he CAA, she said, "The Citizenship Amendment Act was passed in 2019 in this House on the pretext of granting citizenship to persecuted Hindus and other minorities in neighbouring countries."
The latest salvo against Arnab Goswami came from Congress party MP Manish Tewari, who said a joint parliamentary committee should take up the issue as the government and BJP remained silent.(Prashant Waydande / Hindustan Times)
The latest salvo against Arnab Goswami came from Congress party MP Manish Tewari, who said a joint parliamentary committee should take up the issue as the government and BJP remained silent.(Prashant Waydande / Hindustan Times)

Opposition seeks probe into Arnab Goswami's chats with former BARC chief

By Deeksha Bhardwaj, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 18, 2021 12:15 AM IST
There is a growing clamour among Congress leaders to take up the issue. Party leaders, on condition of anonymity, told Hindustan Times that the issue had been discussed by Congress Lok Sabha MPs. Leaders familiar with the matter said the issue was raised by Congress Lok Sabha MP Karti Chidambaram.
Trinamool Lok Sabha MP Mahua Moitra asked why the central security forces could not foil the ‘attack’ on BJP convoy on Thursday. (File photo)(ANI)
Trinamool Lok Sabha MP Mahua Moitra asked why the central security forces could not foil the ‘attack’ on BJP convoy on Thursday. (File photo)(ANI)

‘Shame,’ Mahua Moitra’s take on ‘two-bit’ leaders visiting West Bengal, after Nadda’s convoy was attacked

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh
UPDATED ON DEC 11, 2020 11:19 AM IST
Moitra said every BJP leader is accompanied by central security forces when they are touring in West Bengal.
Moitra has been under fire from media for her disparaging remarks against local press, made at a party event.(Courtesy- Twitter@MahuaMoitra)
Moitra has been under fire from media for her disparaging remarks against local press, made at a party event.(Courtesy- Twitter@MahuaMoitra)

TMC MP Mahua Moitra draws flak, media boycott for ‘2 paisa’

Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 09, 2020 11:17 AM IST
Moitra later backed her ‘2 paisa’ media slur as ‘accurate’ in a tweet where she also acknowledged that her comments were ‘hurtful’. Her party leaders have distanced from her position.
The development comes days after senior TMC lawmaker Mahua Moitra raised questions over hate posts. (HT Photo)
The development comes days after senior TMC lawmaker Mahua Moitra raised questions over hate posts. (HT Photo)

‘Hundreds of accounts banned’: Trinamool complains to Facebook

Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 02, 2020 02:59 PM IST
The MP, in his letter, also attached a list of the blocked accounts and numbers and urged Facebook to take immediate action and remedial measures.
TMC’s Mahua Moitra emphasised on the need to call Facebook before the panel.(Reuters File Photo)
TMC’s Mahua Moitra emphasised on the need to call Facebook before the panel.(Reuters File Photo)

Clash over prospects of calling Facebook intensifies in Parliament’s tech panel

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON AUG 19, 2020 05:32 AM IST
In a video posted on Twitter, Moitra said Facebook has a lot to be accountable for, not just to the parliamentary standing committee but to the people of India as well.
A report suggesting Facebook was going easy on hate speeches by members of ruling Bharatiya Janata Party has become the subject of a political controversy(Reuters File Photo)
A report suggesting Facebook was going easy on hate speeches by members of ruling Bharatiya Janata Party has become the subject of a political controversy(Reuters File Photo)

House IT panel divided on summoning Facebook

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Deeksha Bhardwaj and Aurangzeb Naqshbandi
UPDATED ON AUG 18, 2020 02:53 AM IST
Committee member and BJP MP Nishikant Dubey told Hindustan Times that Tharoor could not call Facebook to seek an explanation because the House rules don’t allow it .
Mahua Moitra, member of parliament said only thing killed in Yogiji’s “encounter Raj” is justice.(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)
Mahua Moitra, member of parliament said only thing killed in Yogiji’s “encounter Raj” is justice.(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)

‘Justice only thing killed in CM Yogiji’s ‘encounter raj’: TMC’s Mahua Moitra

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Arpan Rai
PUBLISHED ON JUL 10, 2020 04:17 PM IST
Senior TMC leader and MP Mahua Moitra said, “It is the job of the courts to deliver justice. It is the job of the police to deliver the accused. Shocking that India under @BJP has confused the two.”
Trinamool Congress MP Mohua Moitra has questioned why the government accepted Tik Tok’s donation of 4 lakh PPE suits.(https://twitter.com/MahuaMoitra)
Trinamool Congress MP Mohua Moitra has questioned why the government accepted Tik Tok’s donation of 4 lakh PPE suits.(https://twitter.com/MahuaMoitra)

Smriti Irani video thanking TikTok for donating 4 lakh PPE suits gives ammo to TMC

Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By Tanmay Chatterjee
UPDATED ON JUL 02, 2020 08:31 PM IST
TikTok, a Chinese app for short-form mobile videos is among 59 mobile phone apps that Indian banned this week.
Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP Mahua Moitra took a swipe at the West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar.(PTI File Photo/ Screengrab)
Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP Mahua Moitra took a swipe at the West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar.(PTI File Photo/ Screengrab)

‘Basic reading of Constitution must for Guv applicant’: TMC MP’s dig at Dhankhar

Kolkata | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar
PUBLISHED ON MAY 15, 2020 08:05 AM IST
The West Bengal BJP unit, however, slammed the TMC for repeatedly disrespecting the post of governor and showing disregard for constitutional norms.
Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP Mahua Moitra speaks in the Lok Sabha during the Budget Session of Parliament, in New Delhi, Monday, Feb. 3, 2020.(PTI)
Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP Mahua Moitra speaks in the Lok Sabha during the Budget Session of Parliament, in New Delhi, Monday, Feb. 3, 2020.(PTI)

‘Mark out, annihilate’: Mahua Moitra tears into Centre over CAA

New Delhi | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON FEB 04, 2020 07:04 AM IST
Participating in the debate on the Motion of Thanks to the President’s Address in the Lok Sabha, Moitra made a hard-hitting attack on the government, saying it should not go beyond tenets of democracy or arrogate any extra-constitutional authority.
Lok Sabha on Wednesday saw an uproar over remarks of Trinamool Congress member Mahua Moitra.
Lok Sabha on Wednesday saw an uproar over remarks of Trinamool Congress member Mahua Moitra.

‘Anti-govt is not anti-national,’ TMC MP Mohua’s comment invites BJP wrath

New Delhi | By Asian New International
UPDATED ON JUL 24, 2019 04:15 PM IST
Moitra, who was participating in the debate on the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Amendment Bill, 2019, said the Opposition was always at risk of being called anti-national.
This information was conveyed to the Supreme Court by UIDAI – the authority mandated to issue Aadhaar – in its affidavit as it termed allegations of surveillance and violation of privacy rights as totally misplaced.(AFP/Picture for representation)
This information was conveyed to the Supreme Court by UIDAI – the authority mandated to issue Aadhaar – in its affidavit as it termed allegations of surveillance and violation of privacy rights as totally misplaced.(AFP/Picture for representation)

UIDAI to monitor social media for views on Aadhaar

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 24, 2018 07:36 AM IST
The agency hired by the Unique Authority of India (UIDAI) to gauge views on Aadhaar would look at publicly available information on the 12-digit unique identity and not have any access to private conversations.
Constable Rubi Rani Das was among the police who detained Trinamool Congress leaders.(ANI photo)
Constable Rubi Rani Das was among the police who detained Trinamool Congress leaders.(ANI photo)

Police plan legal action after video shows Trinamool MP assaulting constable at Assam airport

HT Correspondent, New Delhi, Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 03, 2018 09:08 AM IST
A policewoman was injured as Trinamool Congress leaders protested their detention at Silchar.
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