Derek O’Brien

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Derek O Brien wrote : "Farewell Kishore Bhimani. Cricket journalist and a true lover of #Kolkata," External link

news18 Thursday, October 15, 2020 4:01:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien wrote : "Farewell Kishore Bhimani.Cricket journalist and a true lover of #Kolkata," External link

newindianexpress Thursday, October 15, 2020 2:29:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien said : "We requested the police that they let the women MPs meet the family, but they did not even allow that. Then the SDM pushed our woman MP and that's when we intervened and said that this cannot be allowed," External link

newindianexpress Saturday, October 3, 2020 8:47:00 AM EAT

Derek O Brien said : “We had urged that the two MPs will walk the one-kilometre stretch from where we were stopped to console the grieving family. It was not allowed. The entire world saw how we were manhandled, including Mondal, who is a sitting MP and belongs to the Scheduled Caste. We were aware of Section 144 CrPC and urged that only two women MPs be allowed. This is jungle-raj,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, October 3, 2020 5:06:00 AM EAT

Derek O Brien said : “We have filed a police complaint against the Hathras Sadar SDM with a request that it be turned into an FIR. We will also write to the Lok Sabha Speaker on the matter,” External link

expressindia Friday, October 2, 2020 7:37:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien alleged : "Our basic rights as MPs were taken away. That was the last straw. What they did was a straight fascist methodology to demolish Indian democracy. They are trying to rewrite the idea of democracy. The bills were not scrutinised, they are anti-people and anti-farmer," External link

timesofindia Tuesday, September 22, 2020 8:54:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien asked : "The farmers want justice not tea. Is this child's play? First you murder democracy and then you offer tea? If it was a personal visit, then why did he have two cameras with him?" External link

timesofindia Tuesday, September 22, 2020 8:54:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien alleged : "Our basic rights as MPs were taken away. That was the last straw. What they did was a straight fascist methodology to demolish Indian democracy. They are trying to rewrite the idea of democracy. The bills were not scrutinised, they are anti-people and anti-farmer," External link

news18 Tuesday, September 22, 2020 7:30:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien asked : "The farmers want justice not tea. Is this child's play? First you murder democracy and then you offer tea? If it was a personal visit, then why did he have two cameras with him?" External link

news18 Tuesday, September 22, 2020 7:30:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien said : "There is no Opposition in Rajya Sabha and I am given to understand that the Opposition leaders are going to boycott Lok Sabha as well. So, if that actually happens, there will be absolutely no Opposition in Parliament," External link

economictimes Tuesday, September 22, 2020 3:40:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien said : "There is no Opposition in Rajya Sabha and I am given to understand that the Opposition leaders are going to boycott Lok Sabha as well. So, if that actually happens, there will be absolutely no Opposition in Parliament ," External link

economictimes Tuesday, September 22, 2020 3:40:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien said : “We would like the government to know that this is an indefinite protest,” External link

expressindia Tuesday, September 22, 2020 10:09:00 AM EAT

Derek O Brien said : "We would like the government to know that this is an indefinite protest," External link

newindianexpress Tuesday, September 22, 2020 12:16:00 AM EAT

Derek O Brien said : "We would like the government to know that this is an indefinite protest," External link

business-standard Monday, September 21, 2020 11:27:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien said ( about Tiruchi Siva ) : “Any member has a right to ask for a division. Just a voice vote wouldn’t do. Unfortunately, that right was taken away and as much as we tried and tried…they just kept bulldozing and bulldozing. A senior member like DMK’s Tiruchi Siva had to stand on his feet to try and say that I am here and I am asking for a division,” External link

expressindia Monday, September 21, 2020 5:11:00 AM EAT

Derek O Brien said : “They cheated. They broke every rule in Parliament. It was a historic day. In the worst sense of the word. They cut RSTV feed so the country couldn’t see. They censored RSTV. Don’t spread propaganda,” External link

expressindia Sunday, September 20, 2020 7:49:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien said : “Up till now, the minister has been saying seven to eight deaths, and there was no clear mention of the actual numbers. These are the questions that the government does not want the opposition to ask which is why Question Hour was cancelled. Every time you ask them questions, they will say no data is available,” External link

news18 Saturday, September 19, 2020 5:01:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien said : “It is unfortunate that I couldn’t ask him supplementary questions in response to the answer he gave me,” External link

news18 Saturday, September 19, 2020 5:01:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien said ( about Amendment Bill ) : “You thought of healthcare workers now? Bengal has Medicare Service Prevention of Violence and Damage to Property Act 2009. What happens to it? Bill is an attempt to encroach states’ constitutionally assigned functioning,” External link

india Saturday, September 19, 2020 1:13:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien said ( about Bengal Congress ) : “It is increasingly becoming clear to us that in Parliament, the regional parties are finding it easier to coordinate with each other to strategise. The Congress can no longer decide the subject and then the dosage of opposition strategy. They cannot do something in states and seek support in Parliament” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, September 17, 2020 11:34:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien said : "It is increasingly becoming clear to us that in Parliament, the regional parties are finding it easier to coordinate with each other to strategise. The Congress can no longer decide the subject and then the dosage of opposition strategy. They cannot do something in the states and seek support in Parliament," External link

timesofindia Thursday, September 17, 2020 6:06:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien said : "It is increasingly becoming clear to us that in Parliament, the regional parties are finding it easier to coordinate with each other to strategise. The Congress can no longer decide the subject and then the dosage of opposition strategy. They cannot do something in the states and seek support in Parliament," External link

newindianexpress Thursday, September 17, 2020 4:17:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien said ( about Rajnath Singh ) : “Rajnath Singh heard us patiently and said time management will be improved,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, September 16, 2020 9:58:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien says : “For a long time, it’s been hard for people to understand the role that digital can play in the life of a museum. But since we were forced to go digital in March, even our directors now refer to digital as our ‘third campus,’” External link

csmonitor Monday, September 14, 2020 10:45:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien said : “We are not fighting a lollipop match. We are fighting an election and we would do whatever it takes to fight the BJP, both on the ground and in the virtual world, to counter their fake new and rumours,” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, September 12, 2020 5:42:00 AM EAT

Derek O Brien pointed out : “This trend started in the 6th Lok Sabha of 1977 when the then Prime Minister Morarji Desai of the Janata Party offered the post to the Opposition, making Godey Murahari of the Congress the Deputy Speaker. The post has also been given out to allies in the 7th Lok Sabha of 1980 and the 8th Lok Sabha of 1984,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, September 9, 2020 9:16:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien wrote : “It gets worse with every passing session. Question Hour has been cancelled with sloppy excuses being made. Zero Hour in the forthcoming monsoon session has now been reduced from 60 to 30 minutes (might as well rename it Zero Half Hour!). Many other parliamentary practices and precedents have been set aside by an arrogant government which is slowly weakening every great institution,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, September 9, 2020 9:16:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien said : “I challenge the PM and his ministers to come and debate with the Opposition on ‘The sanctity of Parliament and other institutions’. Come, debate this subject in the Monsoon Session. We are waiting” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, September 4, 2020 3:23:00 AM EAT

Derek O Brien said : “I challenge the PM and his ministers to come and debate with the Opposition on ‘The sanctity of Parliament and other institutions’. Come, debate this subject in the Monsoon Session. We are waiting” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, September 3, 2020 10:21:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien said : “With the elections in West Bengal just months away, your company’s recent blocking of Facebook pages and accounts in Bengal also points to the link between Facebook and the BJP. There is enough material now in the public domain, including internal memos of senior Facebook management, to substantiate the bias” External link

expressindia Thursday, September 3, 2020 3:28:00 AM EAT

Derek O Brien wrote : “We were optimistic that the issues and concerns we raised on the floor of Parliament 14 months ago would empower other political parties and the media to also address this substantive issue. The recent series of articles that appeared in the BBC, Wall Street Journal, Reuters, Time Magazine and others, vindicate our stand,” External link

expressindia Thursday, September 3, 2020 3:28:00 AM EAT

Derek O Brien wrote : "MPs required to submit questions for Question Hour in Parliament 15 days in advance. Session starts 14 September. So Question Hour cancelled? Opposition MPs lose right to question govt. A first since 1950? Parliament overall working hours remain same so why cancel Question Hour? Pandemic excuse to murder democracy," External link

news-yahoo-in Wednesday, September 2, 2020 10:50:00 AM EAT

Derek O Brien wrote : "We, the All India Trinamool Congress (AITC), India's second-largest opposition party, have had serious concerns about Facebook's role during the 2014 and 2019 general elections in India," External link

newindianexpress Wednesday, September 2, 2020 10:01:00 AM EAT

Derek O Brien said : "The NDA also had a hidden partner, non-disclosed allies. Facebook's senior management in India are de facto campaign managers for the BJP, Facebook's Delhi office is virtually extended IT cell. Facebook censored anti-BJP content," External link

newindianexpress Tuesday, September 1, 2020 9:47:00 AM EAT

Derek O Brien said : "The NDA also had a hidden partner, non-disclosed allies. Facebook's senior management in India are de facto campaign managers for the BJP, Facebook's Delhi office is virtually extended IT cell. Facebook censored anti-BJP content," External link

news18 Monday, August 31, 2020 7:59:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien said : "It is very clear that we will be speaking in one voice. The review petition is only one step in that direction. It is beyond politics and it is in the interest of students," External link

news18 Saturday, August 29, 2020 11:55:00 AM EAT

Derek O Brien said : “It is very clear that we will be speaking in one voice. The review petition is only one step in that direction. It is beyond politics and it is in the interest of students,” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, August 29, 2020 6:53:00 AM EAT

Derek O Brien said : "It is very clear that we will be speaking in one voice. The review petition is only one step in that direction. It is beyond politics and it is in the interest of students," External link

news18 Friday, August 28, 2020 9:09:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien said : “The main assertion is that the Parliament belongs to the Opposition and an appropriate amount of time should be given so that all issues can be addressed,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, August 26, 2020 5:57:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien says : “I am talking straight. Just think about it. Stay safe. Stay well,” External link

HindustanTimes Sunday, July 26, 2020 5:57:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien wrote : “The process of formulating the scheme could not have been more undemocratic. No worker has sought this scheme. No one was involved to advocate or argue or look out for the employees’ interest during its formulation. It is a straightforward case of strong-arming the unrepresented,” External link

expressindia Monday, July 20, 2020 3:11:00 AM EAT

Derek O Brien wrote : “This scheme, announced in these difficult times, is highly arbitrary. It denies workers their right to life and livelihood. It does not embody the ideals of labour rights that the country aspires to achieve. I, therefore, urge you immediately to withdraw this inhuman scheme and also ensure the payment of salaries due to the employees,” External link

expressindia Monday, July 20, 2020 3:11:00 AM EAT

Derek O Brien said ( about Commission ) : “Trinamool had written to the Commission giving compelling reasons why they were ill-advised to be pushed into taking a decision that was completely illegal, undemocratic and was arrived at without consulting any political parties. So that is that,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, July 16, 2020 10:20:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien told : “I told the President that probe by a local cooperative bank in Raigunj has revealed that Rs 4.97 crore was deposited in the bank but documents relating to Rs 2.60 crore is not available. Roy was the secretary of the bank,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, July 15, 2020 9:51:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien said : "First he would tweet on their behalf and now he is also on TV. He is now officially the BJP spokesperson. He is linking a video of a dead body with coronavirus. Why is he selective on West Bengal? Why is he not questioning what is happening in Gujarat or Madhya Pradesh where the testing is much lower than that of Bengal? Look at the situation in Balarampur, where a body was transported in a garbage van, but he does not tweet about that," External link

news18 Saturday, June 13, 2020 4:39:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien said : "Instead, in this period, the Narendra Modi-Amit Shah duo chased mirages. Setting aside 5,000 non-airconditioned coaches for isolation beds for coronavirus patients. I want to ask the ministry, where are these coaches and if any of them has been used? Also, these are non-airconditioned coaches, how many would survive them? This is just a way to make cheap headlines," External link

timesofindia Monday, June 1, 2020 7:07:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien said : “The railway minister has been all but absent during this monumental crisis when millions of poor migrant workers have been abandoned. They’ve been left to fend for themselves, stuck across the country waiting for some help from the government to safely return to their homes and families. These people could have been moved in a matter of days” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, May 14, 2020 9:37:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien said : “We have a seven-stage plan to bring back the migrants. We are doing it in a staggered manner. We did not announce a lockdown without an iota of planning. We don’t want to bring the migrant workers without a proper plan as we are considering all possible implications to find the best way to do it,” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, May 9, 2020 11:35:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien said ( about Chief Minister ) : "The Home Minister is writing so many letters to Bengal but nothing was done in Karnataka when the CM stopped the movement of migrant labourers. Later he had to revoke the decision. The Uttar Pradesh government has waived off all labour laws but, no letters were written to them," External link

firstpost Saturday, May 9, 2020 9:56:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien said ( about Chief Minister ) : "The Home Minister is writing so many letters to Bengal but nothing was done in Karnataka when the CM stopped the movement of migrant labourers. Later he had to revoke the decision. The Uttar Pradesh government has waived off all labour laws but, no letters were written to them," External link

firstpost Saturday, May 9, 2020 9:31:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien asked ( about Mamata Banerjee ) : “Not right to say CM Mamata Banerjee not allowing migrants; 16 migrants died on your watch, will the railway minister take responsibility,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, May 9, 2020 8:31:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien said ( about Chief Minister ) : "The Home Minister is writing so many letters to Bengal but nothing was done in Karnataka when the CM stopped the movement of migrant labourers. Later he had to revoke the decision. The Uttar Pradesh government has waived off all labour laws but, no letters were written to them," External link

firstpost Saturday, May 9, 2020 7:53:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien said ( about Chief Minister ) : "The Home Minister is writing so many letters to Bengal but nothing was done in Karnataka when the CM stopped the movement of migrant labourers. Later he had to revoke the decision. The Uttar Pradesh government has waived off all labour laws but, no letters were written to them," External link

firstpost Saturday, May 9, 2020 6:17:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien said ( about Chief Minister ) : "The Home Minister is writing so many letters to Bengal but nothing was done in Karnataka when the CM stopped the movement of migrant labourers. Later he had to revoke the decision. The Uttar Pradesh government has waived off all labour laws but, no letters were written to them," External link

firstpost Saturday, May 9, 2020 4:43:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien said : "The Home Minister is writing so many letters to Bengal but nothing was done in Karnataka when the CM stopped the movement of migrant labourers. Later he had to revoke the decision. The Uttar Pradesh government has waived off all labour laws but, no letters were written to them," External link

firstpost Saturday, May 9, 2020 3:04:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien said : "The Home Minister is writing so many letters to Bengal but nothing was done in Karnataka when the CM stopped the movement of migrant labourers. Later he had to revoke the decision. The Uttar Pradesh government has waived off all labour laws but, no letters were written to them," External link

firstpost Saturday, May 9, 2020 1:25:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien said : "The Home Minister is writing so many letters to Bengal but nothing was done in Karnataka when the CM stopped the movement of migrant labourers. Later he had to revoke the decision. The Uttar Pradesh government has waived off all labour laws but, no letters were written to them," External link

firstpost Saturday, May 9, 2020 11:50:00 AM EAT

Derek O Brien added : “Instead of maligning our government’s image, the Centre must provide financial assistance to each migrant labourer and ensure doorstep delivery of food for such workers,” External link

expressindia Friday, May 8, 2020 6:13:00 AM EAT

Derek O Brien said : "It is a model in terms of preparation we undertook. The isolation centres we set up for 80,000 people and many other proactive measures were taken. It is another matter that nobody paid heed to all our warnings," External link

news-yahoo-in Tuesday, May 5, 2020 3:34:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien added : “It is inhuman to charge fare from poor migrant labourers who have been waiting to reach home and have no money. Why can’t the PM-Cares Fund be used to rescue them from their plight?” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, May 5, 2020 1:00:00 AM EAT

Derek O Brien said : “Never forget, this is a government which announced a 21-day lockdown with four hours notice. Read the Railway guidelines. They clearly say that the sending State has to collect the money. So basically, it means, collecting the money from the migrant workers. Sad. This is a classic example of uncooperative federalism. The GOI has a simple theory; when things are good, Centre takes credit, when things get tough, pass the burden on to states,” External link

timesofindia Monday, May 4, 2020 9:06:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien said : “As expected, IMCT’s visit to #Bengal has served no purpose. Visiting districts with no hotspots, asking #Bengal for audit committee, already been in place since early April,” External link

india Saturday, April 25, 2020 5:10:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien said : “Unfortunately, when Bengal and all the other states are fighting the virus, the Centre is fighting the states,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, April 22, 2020 7:23:00 AM EAT

Derek O Brien said : “the IMCT is on adventure tourism” External link

economictimes Wednesday, April 22, 2020 6:05:00 AM EAT

Derek O Brien said : “Unfortunately, when Bengal and all other states are fighting coronavirus , the Centre is fighting the states,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, April 22, 2020 3:02:00 AM EAT

Derek O Brien said : "The IMCT is on an adventure tourism. The CM was told about the team's visit three hours after the team landed," External link

business-standard Tuesday, April 21, 2020 11:21:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien said : "We have kept politics behind and want a joint fight against the pandemic. Do not take our graciousness for granted, we too can talk in the political language. But Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister should also leave politics behind and should not take Bengal's pledge for a united fight in tackling the pandemic for granted," External link

business-standard Tuesday, April 21, 2020 11:21:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien said : “Unfortunately when Bengal and all the other states are fighting Corona, the Centre is fighting the states,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, April 21, 2020 9:34:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien said : "The IMCT is on adventure tourism. The CM was told about the team's visit three hours after the team landed," External link

business-standard Tuesday, April 21, 2020 8:28:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien said : "We have kept politics behind and want a joint fight against the pandemic. Do not take our graciousness for granted, we too can talk in the political language. But Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah should also leave politics behind and should not take Bengal's pledge for a united fight in tackling the pandemic for granted," External link

business-standard Tuesday, April 21, 2020 8:28:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien said : "The ICMT team is on an adventure tourism. The CM was told about the team's visit three hours after the team landed," External link

news18 Tuesday, April 21, 2020 4:34:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien said : "We have kept politics behind and want a joint fight against the pandemic. Do not take our graciousness for granted, we too can talk in the political language. But Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah should also leave politics behind and should not take Bengal's pledge for a united fight in tackling the pandemic for granted," "What the central government has done by sending central teams is nothing but an insult to the people of the state" External link

news18 Tuesday, April 21, 2020 4:34:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien said : "The IMCT is on an adventure tourism. The CM was told about the team's visit three hours after the team landed," External link

newindianexpress Tuesday, April 21, 2020 3:41:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien said : "We have kept politics behind and want a joint fight against the pandemic. Do not take our graciousness for granted, we too can talk in the political language. But Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah should also leave politics behind and should not take Bengal's pledge for a united fight in tackling the pandemic for granted," "What the central government has done by sending central teams is nothing but an insult to the people of the state," External link

newindianexpress Tuesday, April 21, 2020 3:41:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien said : "The IMCT is on an adventure tourism. The CM was told about the team's visit three hours after the team landed," External link

business-standard Tuesday, April 21, 2020 2:24:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien said : "We have kept politics behind and want a joint fight against the pandemic. Do not take our graciousness for granted, we too can talk in the political language. But Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah should also leave politics behind and should not take Bengal's pledge for a united fight in tackling the pandemic for granted," External link

business-standard Tuesday, April 21, 2020 2:24:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien said : "We have kept politics behind and want a joint fight against the pandemic. Do not take our graciousness for granted, we too can talk in the political language. But Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah should also leave politics behind and should not take Bengal's pledge for a united fight in tackling the pandemic for granted," "What the central government has done by sending central teams is nothing but an insult to the people of the state" External link

news18 Tuesday, April 21, 2020 2:05:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien said : “The rumours and mischief have to be responded to - with facts, figures and public health logic. We are fighting Corona. The opposition parties in Bengal are fighting Trinamool! Putting politics before a health emergency is a shame,” External link

thehindu Sunday, April 19, 2020 6:14:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien said : “The rumours and mischief have to be responded to - with facts, figures and public health logic. We are fighting Corona. The opposition parties in Bengal are fighting Trinamool! Putting politics before a health emergency is a shame,” External link

Hindu Sunday, April 19, 2020 5:38:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien said : "The rumours and mischief have to be responded to - with facts, figures and public health logic. We are fighting Corona. The opposition parties in Bengal are fighting Trinamool! Putting politics before a health emergency is a shame," External link

business-standard Sunday, April 19, 2020 12:32:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien said : "The rumours and mischief have to be responded to - with facts, figures and public health logic. We are fighting Corona. The opposition parties in Bengal are fighting Trinamool! Putting politics before a health emergency is a shame," External link

newindianexpress Sunday, April 19, 2020 11:52:00 AM EAT

Derek O Brien writes : “Kolkata, you still manage to surprise us. Kolkata Police replaces telephone number used in lyric of pop Bengali song with its helpline number. Communication becomes stronger when integrated with popular culture,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, April 3, 2020 6:59:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien said ( about Dushyant Singh ) : "This government is putting us all at risk. The PM says self isolate yourself but the Parliament session is on. I was sitting next to Dushyant the other day for over two hours. There are two more MPs who are in self-isolation. The session should be deferred," External link

news18 Friday, March 20, 2020 9:24:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien said ( about Dushyant Singh ) : "5.30 pm. Friday, March 20. Home. New Delhi. My statement on video. Am on self-isolation and following all protocol, as I was sitting right next to MP Dushyant for two hours at a #Parliament meeting on March 18. #COVID19" External link

business-standard Friday, March 20, 2020 9:22:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien said : “And you yourself mostly missing from Parliament floor,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, March 20, 2020 8:18:00 AM EAT



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MP7.33%EN09/21/202021/09/2020
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trinamool congress leader6.16%EN10/25/201725/10/2017
committee chairman0.29%EN10/24/201724/10/2017
chairman0.29%EN10/24/201724/10/2017
tmc leader3.81%EN10/23/201723/10/2017
mp21.99%EN10/03/201703/10/2017
trinamool congress mp7.04%EN10/03/201703/10/2017
spokesperson8.80%EN07/05/201705/07/2017
tmc spokesperson1.76%EN07/05/201705/07/2017
member6.74%EN05/21/201721/05/2017
spokesman3.23%EN01/03/201703/01/2017
colleague0.59%EN12/26/201626/12/2016
tmc colleague0.59%EN12/26/201626/12/2016
tmc chief spokesperson0.29%EN12/22/201622/12/2016
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champion0.59%EN06/24/201624/06/2016
educationist0.29%EN06/24/201624/06/2016
trinamool congress spokesperson0.29%EN05/28/201628/05/2016
whip1.76%EN01/26/201526/01/2015
ruling trinamool congress mp0.88%EN01/23/201423/01/2014
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Derek O'BrienEN43.98%
Derek O’BrienEN38.51%
Derek O' BrienEN10.29%
Derek O BrienEN7.17%
Derek O’BrienNE0.05%
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Venkaiah Naidu said ( about Derek O Brien ) : “I order Mr Derek O’Brien to leave the House” External link

expressindia Monday, September 21, 2020 11:33:00 AM EAT

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Derek O Brien wrote : "Farewell Kishore Bhimani. Cricket journalist and a true lover of #Kolkata," External link

news18 Thursday, October 15, 2020 4:01:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien wrote : "Farewell Kishore Bhimani.Cricket journalist and a true lover of #Kolkata," External link

newindianexpress Thursday, October 15, 2020 2:29:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien said : "We requested the police that they let the women MPs meet the family, but they did not even allow that. Then the SDM pushed our woman MP and that's when we intervened and said that this cannot be allowed," External link

newindianexpress Saturday, October 3, 2020 8:47:00 AM EAT

Derek O Brien said : “We had urged that the two MPs will walk the one-kilometre stretch from where we were stopped to console the grieving family. It was not allowed. The entire world saw how we were manhandled, including Mondal, who is a sitting MP and belongs to the Scheduled Caste. We were aware of Section 144 CrPC and urged that only two women MPs be allowed. This is jungle-raj,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, October 3, 2020 5:06:00 AM EAT

Derek O Brien said : “We have filed a police complaint against the Hathras Sadar SDM with a request that it be turned into an FIR. We will also write to the Lok Sabha Speaker on the matter,” External link

expressindia Friday, October 2, 2020 7:37:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien alleged : "Our basic rights as MPs were taken away. That was the last straw. What they did was a straight fascist methodology to demolish Indian democracy. They are trying to rewrite the idea of democracy. The bills were not scrutinised, they are anti-people and anti-farmer," External link

timesofindia Tuesday, September 22, 2020 8:54:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien asked : "The farmers want justice not tea. Is this child's play? First you murder democracy and then you offer tea? If it was a personal visit, then why did he have two cameras with him?" External link

timesofindia Tuesday, September 22, 2020 8:54:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien alleged : "Our basic rights as MPs were taken away. That was the last straw. What they did was a straight fascist methodology to demolish Indian democracy. They are trying to rewrite the idea of democracy. The bills were not scrutinised, they are anti-people and anti-farmer," External link

news18 Tuesday, September 22, 2020 7:30:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien asked : "The farmers want justice not tea. Is this child's play? First you murder democracy and then you offer tea? If it was a personal visit, then why did he have two cameras with him?" External link

news18 Tuesday, September 22, 2020 7:30:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien said : "There is no Opposition in Rajya Sabha and I am given to understand that the Opposition leaders are going to boycott Lok Sabha as well. So, if that actually happens, there will be absolutely no Opposition in Parliament," External link

economictimes Tuesday, September 22, 2020 3:40:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien said : "There is no Opposition in Rajya Sabha and I am given to understand that the Opposition leaders are going to boycott Lok Sabha as well. So, if that actually happens, there will be absolutely no Opposition in Parliament ," External link

economictimes Tuesday, September 22, 2020 3:40:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien said : “We would like the government to know that this is an indefinite protest,” External link

expressindia Tuesday, September 22, 2020 10:09:00 AM EAT

Derek O Brien said : "We would like the government to know that this is an indefinite protest," External link

newindianexpress Tuesday, September 22, 2020 12:16:00 AM EAT

Derek O Brien said : "We would like the government to know that this is an indefinite protest," External link

business-standard Monday, September 21, 2020 11:27:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien said ( about Tiruchi Siva ) : “Any member has a right to ask for a division. Just a voice vote wouldn’t do. Unfortunately, that right was taken away and as much as we tried and tried…they just kept bulldozing and bulldozing. A senior member like DMK’s Tiruchi Siva had to stand on his feet to try and say that I am here and I am asking for a division,” External link

expressindia Monday, September 21, 2020 5:11:00 AM EAT

Derek O Brien said : “They cheated. They broke every rule in Parliament. It was a historic day. In the worst sense of the word. They cut RSTV feed so the country couldn’t see. They censored RSTV. Don’t spread propaganda,” External link

expressindia Sunday, September 20, 2020 7:49:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien said : “Up till now, the minister has been saying seven to eight deaths, and there was no clear mention of the actual numbers. These are the questions that the government does not want the opposition to ask which is why Question Hour was cancelled. Every time you ask them questions, they will say no data is available,” External link

news18 Saturday, September 19, 2020 5:01:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien said : “It is unfortunate that I couldn’t ask him supplementary questions in response to the answer he gave me,” External link

news18 Saturday, September 19, 2020 5:01:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien said ( about Amendment Bill ) : “You thought of healthcare workers now? Bengal has Medicare Service Prevention of Violence and Damage to Property Act 2009. What happens to it? Bill is an attempt to encroach states’ constitutionally assigned functioning,” External link

india Saturday, September 19, 2020 1:13:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien said ( about Bengal Congress ) : “It is increasingly becoming clear to us that in Parliament, the regional parties are finding it easier to coordinate with each other to strategise. The Congress can no longer decide the subject and then the dosage of opposition strategy. They cannot do something in states and seek support in Parliament” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, September 17, 2020 11:34:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien said : "It is increasingly becoming clear to us that in Parliament, the regional parties are finding it easier to coordinate with each other to strategise. The Congress can no longer decide the subject and then the dosage of opposition strategy. They cannot do something in the states and seek support in Parliament," External link

timesofindia Thursday, September 17, 2020 6:06:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien said : "It is increasingly becoming clear to us that in Parliament, the regional parties are finding it easier to coordinate with each other to strategise. The Congress can no longer decide the subject and then the dosage of opposition strategy. They cannot do something in the states and seek support in Parliament," External link

newindianexpress Thursday, September 17, 2020 4:17:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien said ( about Rajnath Singh ) : “Rajnath Singh heard us patiently and said time management will be improved,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, September 16, 2020 9:58:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien says : “For a long time, it’s been hard for people to understand the role that digital can play in the life of a museum. But since we were forced to go digital in March, even our directors now refer to digital as our ‘third campus,’” External link

csmonitor Monday, September 14, 2020 10:45:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien said : “We are not fighting a lollipop match. We are fighting an election and we would do whatever it takes to fight the BJP, both on the ground and in the virtual world, to counter their fake new and rumours,” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, September 12, 2020 5:42:00 AM EAT

Derek O Brien pointed out : “This trend started in the 6th Lok Sabha of 1977 when the then Prime Minister Morarji Desai of the Janata Party offered the post to the Opposition, making Godey Murahari of the Congress the Deputy Speaker. The post has also been given out to allies in the 7th Lok Sabha of 1980 and the 8th Lok Sabha of 1984,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, September 9, 2020 9:16:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien wrote : “It gets worse with every passing session. Question Hour has been cancelled with sloppy excuses being made. Zero Hour in the forthcoming monsoon session has now been reduced from 60 to 30 minutes (might as well rename it Zero Half Hour!). Many other parliamentary practices and precedents have been set aside by an arrogant government which is slowly weakening every great institution,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, September 9, 2020 9:16:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien said : “I challenge the PM and his ministers to come and debate with the Opposition on ‘The sanctity of Parliament and other institutions’. Come, debate this subject in the Monsoon Session. We are waiting” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, September 4, 2020 3:23:00 AM EAT

Derek O Brien said : “I challenge the PM and his ministers to come and debate with the Opposition on ‘The sanctity of Parliament and other institutions’. Come, debate this subject in the Monsoon Session. We are waiting” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, September 3, 2020 10:21:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien said : “With the elections in West Bengal just months away, your company’s recent blocking of Facebook pages and accounts in Bengal also points to the link between Facebook and the BJP. There is enough material now in the public domain, including internal memos of senior Facebook management, to substantiate the bias” External link

expressindia Thursday, September 3, 2020 3:28:00 AM EAT

Derek O Brien wrote : “We were optimistic that the issues and concerns we raised on the floor of Parliament 14 months ago would empower other political parties and the media to also address this substantive issue. The recent series of articles that appeared in the BBC, Wall Street Journal, Reuters, Time Magazine and others, vindicate our stand,” External link

expressindia Thursday, September 3, 2020 3:28:00 AM EAT

Derek O Brien wrote : "MPs required to submit questions for Question Hour in Parliament 15 days in advance. Session starts 14 September. So Question Hour cancelled? Opposition MPs lose right to question govt. A first since 1950? Parliament overall working hours remain same so why cancel Question Hour? Pandemic excuse to murder democracy," External link

news-yahoo-in Wednesday, September 2, 2020 10:50:00 AM EAT

Derek O Brien wrote : "We, the All India Trinamool Congress (AITC), India's second-largest opposition party, have had serious concerns about Facebook's role during the 2014 and 2019 general elections in India," External link

newindianexpress Wednesday, September 2, 2020 10:01:00 AM EAT

Derek O Brien said : "The NDA also had a hidden partner, non-disclosed allies. Facebook's senior management in India are de facto campaign managers for the BJP, Facebook's Delhi office is virtually extended IT cell. Facebook censored anti-BJP content," External link

newindianexpress Tuesday, September 1, 2020 9:47:00 AM EAT

Derek O Brien said : "The NDA also had a hidden partner, non-disclosed allies. Facebook's senior management in India are de facto campaign managers for the BJP, Facebook's Delhi office is virtually extended IT cell. Facebook censored anti-BJP content," External link

news18 Monday, August 31, 2020 7:59:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien said : "It is very clear that we will be speaking in one voice. The review petition is only one step in that direction. It is beyond politics and it is in the interest of students," External link

news18 Saturday, August 29, 2020 11:55:00 AM EAT

Derek O Brien said : “It is very clear that we will be speaking in one voice. The review petition is only one step in that direction. It is beyond politics and it is in the interest of students,” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, August 29, 2020 6:53:00 AM EAT

Derek O Brien said : "It is very clear that we will be speaking in one voice. The review petition is only one step in that direction. It is beyond politics and it is in the interest of students," External link

news18 Friday, August 28, 2020 9:09:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien said : “The main assertion is that the Parliament belongs to the Opposition and an appropriate amount of time should be given so that all issues can be addressed,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, August 26, 2020 5:57:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien says : “I am talking straight. Just think about it. Stay safe. Stay well,” External link

HindustanTimes Sunday, July 26, 2020 5:57:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien wrote : “The process of formulating the scheme could not have been more undemocratic. No worker has sought this scheme. No one was involved to advocate or argue or look out for the employees’ interest during its formulation. It is a straightforward case of strong-arming the unrepresented,” External link

expressindia Monday, July 20, 2020 3:11:00 AM EAT

Derek O Brien wrote : “This scheme, announced in these difficult times, is highly arbitrary. It denies workers their right to life and livelihood. It does not embody the ideals of labour rights that the country aspires to achieve. I, therefore, urge you immediately to withdraw this inhuman scheme and also ensure the payment of salaries due to the employees,” External link

expressindia Monday, July 20, 2020 3:11:00 AM EAT

Derek O Brien said ( about Commission ) : “Trinamool had written to the Commission giving compelling reasons why they were ill-advised to be pushed into taking a decision that was completely illegal, undemocratic and was arrived at without consulting any political parties. So that is that,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, July 16, 2020 10:20:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien told : “I told the President that probe by a local cooperative bank in Raigunj has revealed that Rs 4.97 crore was deposited in the bank but documents relating to Rs 2.60 crore is not available. Roy was the secretary of the bank,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, July 15, 2020 9:51:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien said : "First he would tweet on their behalf and now he is also on TV. He is now officially the BJP spokesperson. He is linking a video of a dead body with coronavirus. Why is he selective on West Bengal? Why is he not questioning what is happening in Gujarat or Madhya Pradesh where the testing is much lower than that of Bengal? Look at the situation in Balarampur, where a body was transported in a garbage van, but he does not tweet about that," External link

news18 Saturday, June 13, 2020 4:39:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien said : "Instead, in this period, the Narendra Modi-Amit Shah duo chased mirages. Setting aside 5,000 non-airconditioned coaches for isolation beds for coronavirus patients. I want to ask the ministry, where are these coaches and if any of them has been used? Also, these are non-airconditioned coaches, how many would survive them? This is just a way to make cheap headlines," External link

timesofindia Monday, June 1, 2020 7:07:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien said : “The railway minister has been all but absent during this monumental crisis when millions of poor migrant workers have been abandoned. They’ve been left to fend for themselves, stuck across the country waiting for some help from the government to safely return to their homes and families. These people could have been moved in a matter of days” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, May 14, 2020 9:37:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien said : “We have a seven-stage plan to bring back the migrants. We are doing it in a staggered manner. We did not announce a lockdown without an iota of planning. We don’t want to bring the migrant workers without a proper plan as we are considering all possible implications to find the best way to do it,” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, May 9, 2020 11:35:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien said ( about Chief Minister ) : "The Home Minister is writing so many letters to Bengal but nothing was done in Karnataka when the CM stopped the movement of migrant labourers. Later he had to revoke the decision. The Uttar Pradesh government has waived off all labour laws but, no letters were written to them," External link

firstpost Saturday, May 9, 2020 9:56:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien said ( about Chief Minister ) : "The Home Minister is writing so many letters to Bengal but nothing was done in Karnataka when the CM stopped the movement of migrant labourers. Later he had to revoke the decision. The Uttar Pradesh government has waived off all labour laws but, no letters were written to them," External link

firstpost Saturday, May 9, 2020 9:31:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien asked ( about Mamata Banerjee ) : “Not right to say CM Mamata Banerjee not allowing migrants; 16 migrants died on your watch, will the railway minister take responsibility,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, May 9, 2020 8:31:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien said ( about Chief Minister ) : "The Home Minister is writing so many letters to Bengal but nothing was done in Karnataka when the CM stopped the movement of migrant labourers. Later he had to revoke the decision. The Uttar Pradesh government has waived off all labour laws but, no letters were written to them," External link

firstpost Saturday, May 9, 2020 7:53:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien said ( about Chief Minister ) : "The Home Minister is writing so many letters to Bengal but nothing was done in Karnataka when the CM stopped the movement of migrant labourers. Later he had to revoke the decision. The Uttar Pradesh government has waived off all labour laws but, no letters were written to them," External link

firstpost Saturday, May 9, 2020 6:17:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien said ( about Chief Minister ) : "The Home Minister is writing so many letters to Bengal but nothing was done in Karnataka when the CM stopped the movement of migrant labourers. Later he had to revoke the decision. The Uttar Pradesh government has waived off all labour laws but, no letters were written to them," External link

firstpost Saturday, May 9, 2020 4:43:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien said : "The Home Minister is writing so many letters to Bengal but nothing was done in Karnataka when the CM stopped the movement of migrant labourers. Later he had to revoke the decision. The Uttar Pradesh government has waived off all labour laws but, no letters were written to them," External link

firstpost Saturday, May 9, 2020 3:04:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien said : "The Home Minister is writing so many letters to Bengal but nothing was done in Karnataka when the CM stopped the movement of migrant labourers. Later he had to revoke the decision. The Uttar Pradesh government has waived off all labour laws but, no letters were written to them," External link

firstpost Saturday, May 9, 2020 1:25:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien said : "The Home Minister is writing so many letters to Bengal but nothing was done in Karnataka when the CM stopped the movement of migrant labourers. Later he had to revoke the decision. The Uttar Pradesh government has waived off all labour laws but, no letters were written to them," External link

firstpost Saturday, May 9, 2020 11:50:00 AM EAT

Derek O Brien added : “Instead of maligning our government’s image, the Centre must provide financial assistance to each migrant labourer and ensure doorstep delivery of food for such workers,” External link

expressindia Friday, May 8, 2020 6:13:00 AM EAT

Derek O Brien said : "It is a model in terms of preparation we undertook. The isolation centres we set up for 80,000 people and many other proactive measures were taken. It is another matter that nobody paid heed to all our warnings," External link

news-yahoo-in Tuesday, May 5, 2020 3:34:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien added : “It is inhuman to charge fare from poor migrant labourers who have been waiting to reach home and have no money. Why can’t the PM-Cares Fund be used to rescue them from their plight?” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, May 5, 2020 1:00:00 AM EAT

Derek O Brien said : “Never forget, this is a government which announced a 21-day lockdown with four hours notice. Read the Railway guidelines. They clearly say that the sending State has to collect the money. So basically, it means, collecting the money from the migrant workers. Sad. This is a classic example of uncooperative federalism. The GOI has a simple theory; when things are good, Centre takes credit, when things get tough, pass the burden on to states,” External link

timesofindia Monday, May 4, 2020 9:06:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien said : “As expected, IMCT’s visit to #Bengal has served no purpose. Visiting districts with no hotspots, asking #Bengal for audit committee, already been in place since early April,” External link

india Saturday, April 25, 2020 5:10:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien said : “Unfortunately, when Bengal and all the other states are fighting the virus, the Centre is fighting the states,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, April 22, 2020 7:23:00 AM EAT

Derek O Brien said : “the IMCT is on adventure tourism” External link

economictimes Wednesday, April 22, 2020 6:05:00 AM EAT

Derek O Brien said : “Unfortunately, when Bengal and all other states are fighting coronavirus , the Centre is fighting the states,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, April 22, 2020 3:02:00 AM EAT

Derek O Brien said : "The IMCT is on an adventure tourism. The CM was told about the team's visit three hours after the team landed," External link

business-standard Tuesday, April 21, 2020 11:21:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien said : "We have kept politics behind and want a joint fight against the pandemic. Do not take our graciousness for granted, we too can talk in the political language. But Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister should also leave politics behind and should not take Bengal's pledge for a united fight in tackling the pandemic for granted," External link

business-standard Tuesday, April 21, 2020 11:21:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien said : “Unfortunately when Bengal and all the other states are fighting Corona, the Centre is fighting the states,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, April 21, 2020 9:34:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien said : "The IMCT is on adventure tourism. The CM was told about the team's visit three hours after the team landed," External link

business-standard Tuesday, April 21, 2020 8:28:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien said : "We have kept politics behind and want a joint fight against the pandemic. Do not take our graciousness for granted, we too can talk in the political language. But Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah should also leave politics behind and should not take Bengal's pledge for a united fight in tackling the pandemic for granted," External link

business-standard Tuesday, April 21, 2020 8:28:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien said : "The ICMT team is on an adventure tourism. The CM was told about the team's visit three hours after the team landed," External link

news18 Tuesday, April 21, 2020 4:34:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien said : "We have kept politics behind and want a joint fight against the pandemic. Do not take our graciousness for granted, we too can talk in the political language. But Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah should also leave politics behind and should not take Bengal's pledge for a united fight in tackling the pandemic for granted," "What the central government has done by sending central teams is nothing but an insult to the people of the state" External link

news18 Tuesday, April 21, 2020 4:34:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien said : "The IMCT is on an adventure tourism. The CM was told about the team's visit three hours after the team landed," External link

newindianexpress Tuesday, April 21, 2020 3:41:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien said : "We have kept politics behind and want a joint fight against the pandemic. Do not take our graciousness for granted, we too can talk in the political language. But Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah should also leave politics behind and should not take Bengal's pledge for a united fight in tackling the pandemic for granted," "What the central government has done by sending central teams is nothing but an insult to the people of the state," External link

newindianexpress Tuesday, April 21, 2020 3:41:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien said : "The IMCT is on an adventure tourism. The CM was told about the team's visit three hours after the team landed," External link

business-standard Tuesday, April 21, 2020 2:24:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien said : "We have kept politics behind and want a joint fight against the pandemic. Do not take our graciousness for granted, we too can talk in the political language. But Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah should also leave politics behind and should not take Bengal's pledge for a united fight in tackling the pandemic for granted," External link

business-standard Tuesday, April 21, 2020 2:24:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien said : "We have kept politics behind and want a joint fight against the pandemic. Do not take our graciousness for granted, we too can talk in the political language. But Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah should also leave politics behind and should not take Bengal's pledge for a united fight in tackling the pandemic for granted," "What the central government has done by sending central teams is nothing but an insult to the people of the state" External link

news18 Tuesday, April 21, 2020 2:05:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien said : “The rumours and mischief have to be responded to - with facts, figures and public health logic. We are fighting Corona. The opposition parties in Bengal are fighting Trinamool! Putting politics before a health emergency is a shame,” External link

thehindu Sunday, April 19, 2020 6:14:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien said : “The rumours and mischief have to be responded to - with facts, figures and public health logic. We are fighting Corona. The opposition parties in Bengal are fighting Trinamool! Putting politics before a health emergency is a shame,” External link

Hindu Sunday, April 19, 2020 5:38:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien said : "The rumours and mischief have to be responded to - with facts, figures and public health logic. We are fighting Corona. The opposition parties in Bengal are fighting Trinamool! Putting politics before a health emergency is a shame," External link

business-standard Sunday, April 19, 2020 12:32:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien said : "The rumours and mischief have to be responded to - with facts, figures and public health logic. We are fighting Corona. The opposition parties in Bengal are fighting Trinamool! Putting politics before a health emergency is a shame," External link

newindianexpress Sunday, April 19, 2020 11:52:00 AM EAT

Derek O Brien writes : “Kolkata, you still manage to surprise us. Kolkata Police replaces telephone number used in lyric of pop Bengali song with its helpline number. Communication becomes stronger when integrated with popular culture,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, April 3, 2020 6:59:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien said ( about Dushyant Singh ) : "This government is putting us all at risk. The PM says self isolate yourself but the Parliament session is on. I was sitting next to Dushyant the other day for over two hours. There are two more MPs who are in self-isolation. The session should be deferred," External link

news18 Friday, March 20, 2020 9:24:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien said ( about Dushyant Singh ) : "5.30 pm. Friday, March 20. Home. New Delhi. My statement on video. Am on self-isolation and following all protocol, as I was sitting right next to MP Dushyant for two hours at a #Parliament meeting on March 18. #COVID19" External link

business-standard Friday, March 20, 2020 9:22:00 PM EAT

Derek O Brien said : “And you yourself mostly missing from Parliament floor,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, March 20, 2020 8:18:00 AM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
tmc mp10.85%EN09/21/202021/09/2020
MP7.33%EN09/21/202021/09/2020
leader12.02%EN02/26/201926/02/2019
trinamool congress leader6.16%EN10/25/201725/10/2017
committee chairman0.29%EN10/24/201724/10/2017
chairman0.29%EN10/24/201724/10/2017
tmc leader3.81%EN10/23/201723/10/2017
mp21.99%EN10/03/201703/10/2017
trinamool congress mp7.04%EN10/03/201703/10/2017
spokesperson8.80%EN07/05/201705/07/2017
tmc spokesperson1.76%EN07/05/201705/07/2017
member6.74%EN05/21/201721/05/2017
spokesman3.23%EN01/03/201703/01/2017
colleague0.59%EN12/26/201626/12/2016
tmc colleague0.59%EN12/26/201626/12/2016
tmc chief spokesperson0.29%EN12/22/201622/12/2016
lawmaker4.40%EN11/26/201626/11/2016
champion0.59%EN06/24/201624/06/2016
educationist0.29%EN06/24/201624/06/2016
trinamool congress spokesperson0.29%EN05/28/201628/05/2016
whip1.76%EN01/26/201526/01/2015
ruling trinamool congress mp0.88%EN01/23/201423/01/2014
Names Lang Count
Derek O'BrienEN43.98%
Derek O’BrienEN38.51%
Derek O' BrienEN10.29%
Derek O BrienEN7.17%
Derek O’BrienNE0.05%
Derek O’BrianEN0.00%


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Venkaiah Naidu said ( about Derek O Brien ) : “I order Mr Derek O’Brien to leave the House” External link

expressindia Monday, September 21, 2020 11:33:00 AM EAT