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Somen Mitra

West Bengal Congress chief Somen Mitra dies at 78 in Kolkata

Sources at the private hospital where Mitra was admitted to said he died due to heart and age-related ailments.

30 Jul 2020 3:32 PM

Congress divided over Mamata Banerjee call on return to ballots

The section which is in minority feels that the party should side with the TMC on the issue to corner BJP in the state.

28 Jul 2019 2:52 AM

Congress turns down state unit chief Somen Mitra’s resignation

The Congress won two of the 42 Lok Sabha seats in West Bengal, four down from the 2014 election.

10 Jul 2019 2:19 AM

Bengal Congress chief Somen Mitra resigns, party turns down

Gaurav Gogoi refused to accept Mitra's resignation and requested him to continue in the post, they said.

09 Jul 2019 2:02 PM

Won’t seek Didi’s help to form govt at Centre: Congress chief

He claimed Banerjee has kept her “options open” to help BJP, if required, post polls.

19 Apr 2019 2:36 AM


Won't seek Mamata's support to form govt: WB Congress chief

Cong had sent party leaders Abhishek Singhvi and Mallikarjun Kharge and a letter of support from Gandhi to Banerjee's 'United India' rally.

18 Apr 2019 3:40 PM

Congress leaves 5 seats in Bengal for Left Front

The Left’s move has ended the hope of a seat-sharing formula with the Congress.

21 Mar 2019 1:55 AM

Congress, CPM to finalise seat-sharing plan soon

Congress West Bengal chief Somen Mitra and CPI(M)'s state secretary Surya Kanta Mishra will head the negotiations.

23 Feb 2019 2:05 AM

Crisis will dent people’s faith in agency: Congress

Mitra said the developments surrounding CBI in past few days “were one of the most shameful phases in Indian history.”

26 Oct 2018 1:24 AM

Rahul Gandhi may visit state during Durga Puja

We know we have very little time left as Lok Sabha polls are just a few months away.

02 Oct 2018 5:26 AM


Congress appoints Somen Mitra as its new state chief

The AICC statement underlined Mr Choudhury’s present role as the chairman of the campaign committee.

22 Sep 2018 6:21 AM