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TMC MP Derek O'Brien says Twitter deletes his post on BBC documentary critical of Modi

Posting a mail from the microblogging site which said his tweet was deleted at the request of the Indian government claiming it violated laws in India, O'Brien termed it as "censorship ".

published on : 21st January 2023

Power corridor| Adjournment mocks house: O’brien 

Taking to is twitter on Thursday, he said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his team continued to mock the Parliament.

published on : 23rd December 2022

TMC parliamentary delegation to visit EC over RP Act 'violation' in Gokhale's arrest

The TMC has alleged that Gokhale was charged under section 125 of the Representation of the People Act, 1951 which relates to promoting enmity between classes in connection with an election.

published on : 12th December 2022

Denied top position in Parl panels, TMC lambasts government 

Derek O’Brien criticised the govt for keeping the TMC unfairly out from the chairmanship of a Parliamentary committee even when the party has a strength of 35 MPs in the Parliament. 

published on : 12th November 2022

TMC invites comedian Vir Das to Kolkata after Bengaluru show cancelled over protests by right-wing groups 

Das' monologue, "I come from two Indias" had stirred a row a year ago when he was criticised for allegedly defaming the country.

published on : 11th November 2022

'India's Biggest Pappu': With t-shirt campaign, Trinamool Congress attacks Amit Shah

The BJP had branded Congress leader Rahul Gandhi with the epithet 'Pappu' which the Mamata Banerjee-led party is now trying to use to mock Shah.

published on : 9th September 2022

'Hope to get answers in autobiography': Derek O'Brien to Venkaiah Naidu on passage of farm laws in Rajya Sabha

O'Brien talked about Naidu's glorious journey and referred to speeches made by him in 2013, including those on fuel prices and phone tapping.

published on : 8th August 2022

'Congress must view Trinamool as equal partner': Derek O'Brien on party deciding to abstain from V-P polls

Meanwhile, the CPI has alleged that the TMC has exposed fissures in the Opposition unity by deciding to abstain from the vice-presidential election.

published on : 23rd July 2022

TMC MP Derek O'Brien writes to Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook's 'biased attitude' towards BJP

TMC leader and Rajya Sabha MP Derek O'Brien accused Facebook of favouring the saffron party and raised concerns about its 'role' during the 2014 and 2019 general elections.

published on : 2nd September 2020

Have had serious concerns about Facebook's role during 2014, 2019 elections: TMC writes to Mark Zuckerberg

Party MP Derek O'Brien, who has written the letter to Zuckerberg also makes a reference to an earlier meeting between the two, where some of these concerns were raised.

published on : 2nd September 2020

Derek O'Brien asks Twitter followers to guess 'clown'; Bengal Governor responds

His tweet soon drew Dhankhar's attention and the Governor mocked him, saying he would solve his puzzle 'when we have occasion to interact'.

published on : 17th December 2019