Firhad Hakim

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Firhad Hakim said : “I will follow the instructions of the party. I grew up working for the people,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, November 26, 2021 10:50:00 PM EAT

Firhad Hakim said ( about Tathagata Roy ) : “Tathagata Da is a knowledgeable person and he has spoken the truth. We have been telling the same thing for a long time. People will never go with the BJP,” External link

expressindia Friday, November 19, 2021 6:39:00 AM EAT

Firhad Hakim said : “I grew up seeing Subratada. He was my childhood hero. There were numerous instances when I approached him for advice and he always guided me… It is an irreparable loss. This void will never be filled. He was an inspiration to all of us… We have no words to describe this loss… I have lost my big brother” External link

expressindia Saturday, November 6, 2021 1:45:00 AM EAT

Firhad Hakim said : “The Central Government is violating the federal structure of the country. Law and order is a state subject but the Central Government is trying to interfere through central agencies” External link

dhakatribune Thursday, October 14, 2021 3:37:00 PM EAT

Firhad Hakim said : “The Central Government is violating the federal structure of the country. Law and order is a state subject but the Central Government is trying to interfere through central agencies” External link

news18 Thursday, October 14, 2021 7:37:00 AM EAT

Firhad Hakim said : “The Central Government is violating the federal structure of the country. Law and order is a state subject but the Central Government is trying to interfere through central agencies” External link

expressindia Thursday, October 14, 2021 3:45:00 AM EAT

Firhad Hakim said : "She will win by a record margin," External link

business-standard Sunday, October 3, 2021 11:06:00 AM EAT

Firhad Hakim asked : “She is looking for excuses she will use once she is defeated. In a large number of booths, the BJP failed to station its agents. Now, they are blaming us for their failure. Can anyone believe that there is an understanding between the TMC and the EC? Is it possible?” External link

expressindia Friday, October 1, 2021 3:56:00 AM EAT

Firhad Hakim added : “Polling has been peaceful. In Bhabanipur, we are all friends here and there is no animosity among us. This is a political courtesy,” External link

expressindia Thursday, September 30, 2021 11:28:00 AM EAT

Firhad Hakim added : “There has been no violation of Section anywhere in the state. The BJP knows very well that their candidate will lose the election and is hence making such allegations. Now, they will say that their booth agents were prevented from entering polling stations. However, in reality, they don’t even have polling agents. So far, people have exercised their franchise peacefully in Bhabanipur,” External link

expressindia Thursday, September 30, 2021 8:16:00 AM EAT

Firhad Hakim said : “The water level has receded. Apart from a few pockets, the water level has gone down and people are coming in to vote,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, September 30, 2021 6:37:00 AM EAT

Firhad Hakim added : “Apart from building CNG stations at WBTC’s bus depots, we are working out on an incentive scheme to attract private bus operators to run their fleet on CNG. There can be a two-year tax holiday for running electric and CNG buses,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, June 22, 2021 12:21:00 PM EAT

Firhad Hakim said : “It was my dream to see a private player come up with such a centre. Before the third wave hits us, in which we are told children could get infected, it is important that more and more people get inoculated. If a child’s parents, other relatives and domestic help are all vaccinated, the chances of a child contracting the novel coronavirus will be less. That is why more such centres are needed,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, June 22, 2021 5:13:00 AM EAT

Firhad Hakim said : “They had set a target of 200 seats and suffered a humiliating defeat (with 77 seats). There are apprehensions that they (BJP) may lose by a bigger margin (if elections are again held in those seats),” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, June 19, 2021 6:09:00 PM EAT

Firhad Hakim told : “All efforts were being to pump out water from the inundated areas and restore normalcy. When the water level in Ganga river increases, it enters the city causing waterlogging. Once the level of river water comes down, the situation will improve,” External link

expressindia Friday, June 18, 2021 3:15:00 AM EAT

Firhad Hakim said : “Our top priority is financial restructuring and space utilisation and to bring back the business that is now going to the private sector. If an MBA can successfully run a private enterprise, why can’t an IAS officer, who is no less meritorious, run a government organisation?” External link

Hindu Tuesday, June 15, 2021 3:42:00 PM EAT

Firhad Hakim said : “The Kolkata municipal corporation and Kolkata police have taken all steps. School buildings have been kept open so that, if necessary, we can shift some of the slum dwellers from the low-lying areas. Pumps have been kept ready so that water can be drained out. The lock gates have been closed so that river water doesn’t enter when the water level rises,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, June 11, 2021 7:52:00 AM EAT

Firhad Hakim said : "All information regarding inoculation is there on the certificate. Starting from the batch number of the vaccine, there is also CoWIN Registration number. Besides, a special message of the CM," External link

newindianexpress Saturday, June 5, 2021 6:22:00 PM EAT

Firhad Hakim said : “All information regarding inoculation is there on the certificate. Starting from the batch number of the vaccine, there is also CoWIN registration number. Besides, a special message of the CM,” External link

india Saturday, June 5, 2021 4:05:00 PM EAT

Firhad Hakim said : "All information regarding inoculation is there on the certificate. Starting from the batch number of the vaccine, there is also CoWIN Registration number. Besides, a special message of the CM," External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, June 5, 2021 1:54:00 PM EAT

Firhad Hakim told : “Since these people cannot go to a vaccination centre leaving their business for several hours, we decided to bring the facility to their doorsteps,” External link

expressindia Thursday, June 3, 2021 4:30:00 PM EAT

Firhad Hakim told : "Since these people cannot go to a vaccination centre leaving their business for several hours, we decided to bring the facility to their doorsteps," External link

newindianexpress Thursday, June 3, 2021 4:06:00 PM EAT

Firhad Hakim said : “Our employees will be present for the on the spot registration. Then our vaccinators will take over,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, June 2, 2021 11:48:00 AM EAT

Firhad Hakim said : “I feel domestic help should be given the Covid warrior status to make them eligible for the vaccination free of cost. I shall take up the matter with the state health secretary for taking initiative for inclusion of domestic help in the priority group,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, May 30, 2021 9:47:00 AM EAT

Firhad Hakim said : “I have full faith in the judiciary. The BJP can employ anybody to harass me,” External link

india Tuesday, May 18, 2021 8:53:00 AM EAT

Firhad Hakim said : "I have full faith in the judiciary. The BJP can employ anybody to harass me," External link

outlookindia Tuesday, May 18, 2021 8:08:00 AM EAT

Firhad Hakim told : “I am being arrested by CBI in the Narada case. We will fight it out in court,” External link

thehindu Monday, May 17, 2021 10:36:00 AM EAT

Firhad Hakim said : “I have been arrested. We will fight it out in the court,” External link

expressindia Monday, May 17, 2021 9:23:00 AM EAT

Firhad Hakim told : “I am being arrested by CBI in the Narada case. We will fight it out in court,” External link

thehindu Monday, May 17, 2021 9:03:00 AM EAT

Firhad Hakim said : "I personally do not mind the prosecution as I have full faith in the judiciary. I am sure we will all get a clean chit. The BJP had been unnecessarily trying to malign my image and career," "It is good that the case was being moved to the court. I will say what I have to in court, and justice will be served," External link

timesofindia Monday, May 10, 2021 7:13:00 PM EAT

Firhad Hakim said : "But, what will happen to the inoculation process which is stalled because of the vaccine crisis?" External link

newindianexpress Thursday, May 6, 2021 4:22:00 PM EAT

Firhad Hakim said : “This win brings with it a lot of responsibility. The onus is on the government to bring normalcy and the path will not be easy. We have to begin fighting Covid from the beginning,” External link

timesofindia Monday, May 3, 2021 8:51:00 AM EAT

Firhad Hakim said : “The ‘mini Pakistan’ campaign was started by the BJP to polarise voters. The TMC government has worked for all people,” External link

HindustanTimes Sunday, April 25, 2021 10:58:00 PM EAT

Firhad Hakim said : "In deference to the wish of the family, we will not arrange any gun salute during his last journey. The family informed us that he had expressed his wish not to be given any gun salute after his death. His body will be taken to the crematorium and his last rites will be performed conforming to all COVID-19 protocols," External link

newindianexpress Wednesday, April 21, 2021 4:35:00 PM EAT

Firhad Hakim said : “He (Abhishek) was there with Mamata Banerjee in Delhi when he was studying MBA. We did not have any big party office or anything. So their (Abhishek’s) house was our party office. His family is engaged in all the (political) affairs of Mamata Banerjee from her youth; her rise is their rise and her fall is their fall,” External link

news18 Tuesday, March 23, 2021 10:19:00 AM EAT

Firhad Hakim said : “At that time, Suvendu Adhikari protested against this fake propaganda against me…Now he mentions a mini-Pakistan mantri without naming me,” External link

news18 Tuesday, March 23, 2021 10:19:00 AM EAT

Firhad Hakim said : “She has…shown it (the injury). SSKM is a government hospital (in Kolkata) where so many doctors and nurses did her treatment. The BJP is out of its mind to level such charges that she is doing a drama. There was a push at her…I have seen that car. Whether the BJP is behind it or not, the CID will probe it. We are not making a claim on that,” External link

news18 Tuesday, March 23, 2021 10:19:00 AM EAT

Firhad Hakim said : “My son-in-law’s case is different. He came into politics immediately after the marriage without his family having any history of politics. I cannot allow an unethical thing by recommending his name,” External link

news18 Tuesday, March 23, 2021 10:19:00 AM EAT

Firhad Hakim said ( about Mamata Banerjee ) : “As far as his claims that TMC’s days are numbered it is not a crime to daydream. Second is that Mamata Banerjee never does politics with the national security and Indian Army. It is the Prime Minister who does such politics,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, March 18, 2021 10:41:00 PM EAT

Firhad Hakim said : “We have opened 51 vaccination centres across 144 wards so far and will open more depending on the demand from citizens. Right now, we need to attract more recipients, especially the elderly, to our centres as fast as we can. We will go for a publicity drive aimed towards senior citizens and people with co-morbidity factors,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, March 14, 2021 10:57:00 AM EAT

Firhad Hakim said : “The game is on. A wounded tigress is more aggressive,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, March 12, 2021 11:57:00 PM EAT

Firhad Hakim said ( about Mamata Banerjee ) : “Some people are concocting a story that the car hit an iron pillar. This is false. There are no scratches or dents on the car door. Some people pushed the door in such a way that it hit Banerjee’s leg with great force,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, March 12, 2021 12:22:00 AM EAT

Firhad Hakim said ( about Mamata Banerjee ) : “Some people are concocting a story that the car hit an iron pillar. This is false. There are no scratches or dents on the car door. Some people pushed the door in such a way that it hit Banerjee’s leg with great force,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, March 11, 2021 10:05:00 PM EAT

Firhad Hakim said : “We could only reach up to the sixth floor, after which nothing was visible. Though the fire has been brought controlled, a rescue team has gone inside and search and rescue operation is on. Ascertaining the actual number of deaths and injuries will only be possible once the rescue team comes out,” External link

expressindia Monday, March 8, 2021 11:22:00 PM EAT

Firhad Hakim told : “Prime Minister Narendra Modi happens to be the star campaigner of the BJP in this Assembly elections. As a politician, he is seeking support for his party during rallies. In this situation, using his photo in vaccination certificates is akin to influencing voters and violates the model code of conduct,” External link

expressindia Friday, March 5, 2021 12:19:00 PM EAT

Firhad Hakim said : “Anyone above 60 can visit our urban centres with an ID and age proof. They will be registered on spot and vaccinated. Citizens above 45 with co-morbidities can also go to the facilities but they will have to show medical certificates for co-morbidities,” External link

timesofindia Friday, March 5, 2021 6:04:00 AM EAT

Firhad Hakim told ( about Narendra Modi ) : “Prime Minister Narendra Modi happens to be the star campaigner of the BJP in this Assembly elections. As a politician, he is seeking support for his party during rallies. In this situation, using his photo in vaccination certificates is akin to influencing voters and violates the model code of conduct,” External link

expressindia Friday, March 5, 2021 5:31:00 AM EAT

Firhad Hakim told ( about Narendra Modi ) : “Prime Minister Narendra Modi happens to be the star campaigner of the BJP in this Assembly elections. As a politician, he is seeking support for his party during rallies. In this situation, using his photo in vaccination certificates is akin to influencing voters and violates the model code of conduct,” External link

expressindia Friday, March 5, 2021 2:06:00 AM EAT

Firhad Hakim said ( about Narendra Modi ) : “Prime Minister Narendra Modi happens to be the star campaigner of the BJP in this assembly elections. As a politician, he is seeking support for his party during rallies. In this situation, using his photo in vaccination certificates is akin to influencing voters and violates the model code of conduct. We have sought the EC’s intervention to remove his photo in hoardings promoting central schemes at petrol pumps,” External link

india Wednesday, March 3, 2021 11:23:00 PM EAT

Firhad Hakim said ( about Narendra Modi ) : "We sought the intervention of the poll panel to remove hoardings advertising central government schemes with images of Modi at petrol pumps," External link

timesofindia Wednesday, March 3, 2021 7:18:00 PM EAT

Firhad Hakim said ( about Narendra Modi ) : "Prime Minister Narendra Modi happens to be the star campaigner of the BJP in this assembly elections. As a politician, he is seeking support for his party during rallies. In this situation, using his photo in vaccination certificates is akin to influencing voters and violates the model code of conduct. We have sought the EC's intervention to remove his photo in hoardings promoting central schemes at petrol pumps," External link

thehindu Wednesday, March 3, 2021 5:15:00 PM EAT

Firhad Hakim said : “While I was thrilled to participate in the novel protest, I was also nervous about the pillion rider: the CM and my party leader,” External link

timesofindia Friday, February 26, 2021 12:09:00 PM EAT

Firhad Hakim said : “We may need to lodge an FIR against the contractor if guilt is proved,” External link

timesofindia Friday, February 26, 2021 6:26:00 AM EAT

Firhad Hakim said : "CM said that CID, STF and CIF have joined to investigate the matter. I hope railways will help them. On behalf of the party, we want that culprits be arrested and brought to court," External link

timesofindia Thursday, February 18, 2021 4:06:00 PM EAT

Firhad Hakim said : "Hossain is presently admitted to the Trauma Care Unit. A medical board is looking after his health. He is stable now and has injuries in his fingers and foot," External link

economictimes Thursday, February 18, 2021 10:08:00 AM EAT

Firhad Hakim said ( about Jai Shri Ram ) : "There is nothing to oppose about the chanting. But people will realise that BJP is not giving due respect to religion and Lord Ram," External link

news18 Wednesday, January 27, 2021 5:57:00 PM EAT

Firhad Hakim said : “We gave Rs 2,000 directly to street vendors, whereas the central government is giving them a loan. There was no delay from our side,” External link

expressindia Monday, January 25, 2021 6:26:00 AM EAT

Firhad Hakim said ( about Commission ) : “BJP had alleged that names of Bangladeshis and Rohingyas are in the voters' list, that too 10 percent. We told the Election Commission that it is a direct blame on you since you make the list,” External link

news-yahoo-in Thursday, January 21, 2021 12:03:00 PM EAT

Firhad Hakim said : “It’s not any internal conflict, but a BJP conspiracy. After receiving a detailed report from the police and the party unit, I will be able to tell what exactly happened,” External link

expressindia Wednesday, January 20, 2021 10:13:00 AM EAT

Firhad Hakim said : “The fire is under control. Those who have lost their houses will be provided shelter at nearby community halls and also at the Bagbazar Womens’ College. We will also provide them with food. From tomorrow morning we will start clearing the place. Once it’s complete, we will try to build shelters for those who have lost their homes,” External link

news18 Wednesday, January 13, 2021 10:14:00 PM EAT

Firhad Hakim said : “A few more boosting stations will have to be completed that would ensure equal distribution of water across Howrah, ending water woes here,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, January 6, 2021 11:08:00 AM EAT

Firhad Hakim said : “Since I took the first dose, they have been calling me daily for health updates. I am happy that I am a part of the trial. I feel accomplished. If it is successful, then they say it will be useful in case of the new strain as well,” External link

expressindia Thursday, December 31, 2020 10:02:00 AM EAT

Firhad Hakim claimed : “It is the media which is giving undue hype to BJP. We had a political programme and a stage was made. But none of the party workers disturbed any of them. Our workers only agitated against the new farm laws,” External link

expressindia Saturday, December 26, 2020 9:27:00 PM EAT

Firhad Hakim said ( about Amit Shah ) : "I am ashamed of your (Adhikari's) conduct. You are bending before Amit Shah to touch his feet. What prompted you to do this? For the fear of going to jail?" External link

news18 Wednesday, December 23, 2020 6:32:00 PM EAT

Firhad Hakim said : “We concentrated first in removing everyone to safety,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, December 23, 2020 6:11:00 AM EAT

Firhad Hakim said ( about Mamata Banerjee ) : "Being a senior leader, Dutta should have approached the top leadership if he had any grievances. What I know is that Dutta had some issues with a section of local party leaders. Can it be a reason good enough to sever all ties in the present situation?" "I can only say that Dutta was liked by 'Didi' ( Mamata Banerjee ) and their relation was beyond politics. We all know what she did during his serious ailment," External link

economictimes Friday, December 18, 2020 3:50:00 PM EAT

Firhad Hakim said ( about Jitendra Kumar ) : “If someone wants to leave the party they can. I am not saying that Jitendra will do so, he is a still a committed worker of the Trinamool Congress. But the BJP is misleading many,” External link

thehindu Monday, December 14, 2020 7:50:00 PM EAT

Firhad Hakim said ( about Jitendra Kumar ) : “If someone wants to leave the party they can. I am not saying that Jitendra will do so, he is a still a committed worker of the Trinamool Congress. But the BJP is misleading many,” External link

Hindu Monday, December 14, 2020 7:15:00 PM EAT

Firhad Hakim said : “Policies are decided by legislators and he (Tiwari) is one of them. He should have discussed the matter with me. Writing this letter was not the right thing to do. If he wants to leave the party he is free to do so. But I believe he will stay. The BJP is misguiding some people,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, December 14, 2020 1:14:00 PM EAT

Firhad Hakim said : “They did not even inform the state government who is coming and who is going. The Central government provides security cover to Nadda and other BJP leaders. If they had asked for security cover, we would have made arrangements,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, December 10, 2020 12:57:00 PM EAT

Firhad Hakim said : “I am quite lucky to be part of the trial. I am absolutely fine. I do not care even if I die while undertaking this trial,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, December 3, 2020 8:21:00 AM EAT

Firhad Hakim said : “I have taken the vaccine and I am alright. People have to come forward for this study,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, December 3, 2020 6:15:00 AM EAT

Firhad Hakim said : "I feel I am quite lucky to be part of the trial. I am absolutely okay after taking the shot. I do not care even if I die while undertaking this trial," External link

news18 Wednesday, December 2, 2020 5:58:00 PM EAT

Firhad Hakim told : "Manish Shukla's death is unfortunate. I knew him. The allegations that TMC is behind his killing is baseless and an attempt to divert attention from the truth," External link

newindianexpress Monday, October 5, 2020 11:41:00 PM EAT



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Firhad Hakim said : “I will follow the instructions of the party. I grew up working for the people,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, November 26, 2021 10:50:00 PM EAT

Firhad Hakim said ( about Tathagata Roy ) : “Tathagata Da is a knowledgeable person and he has spoken the truth. We have been telling the same thing for a long time. People will never go with the BJP,” External link

expressindia Friday, November 19, 2021 6:39:00 AM EAT

Firhad Hakim said : “I grew up seeing Subratada. He was my childhood hero. There were numerous instances when I approached him for advice and he always guided me… It is an irreparable loss. This void will never be filled. He was an inspiration to all of us… We have no words to describe this loss… I have lost my big brother” External link

expressindia Saturday, November 6, 2021 1:45:00 AM EAT

Firhad Hakim said : “The Central Government is violating the federal structure of the country. Law and order is a state subject but the Central Government is trying to interfere through central agencies” External link

dhakatribune Thursday, October 14, 2021 3:37:00 PM EAT

Firhad Hakim said : “The Central Government is violating the federal structure of the country. Law and order is a state subject but the Central Government is trying to interfere through central agencies” External link

news18 Thursday, October 14, 2021 7:37:00 AM EAT

Firhad Hakim said : “The Central Government is violating the federal structure of the country. Law and order is a state subject but the Central Government is trying to interfere through central agencies” External link

expressindia Thursday, October 14, 2021 3:45:00 AM EAT

Firhad Hakim said : "She will win by a record margin," External link

business-standard Sunday, October 3, 2021 11:06:00 AM EAT

Firhad Hakim asked : “She is looking for excuses she will use once she is defeated. In a large number of booths, the BJP failed to station its agents. Now, they are blaming us for their failure. Can anyone believe that there is an understanding between the TMC and the EC? Is it possible?” External link

expressindia Friday, October 1, 2021 3:56:00 AM EAT

Firhad Hakim added : “Polling has been peaceful. In Bhabanipur, we are all friends here and there is no animosity among us. This is a political courtesy,” External link

expressindia Thursday, September 30, 2021 11:28:00 AM EAT

Firhad Hakim added : “There has been no violation of Section anywhere in the state. The BJP knows very well that their candidate will lose the election and is hence making such allegations. Now, they will say that their booth agents were prevented from entering polling stations. However, in reality, they don’t even have polling agents. So far, people have exercised their franchise peacefully in Bhabanipur,” External link

expressindia Thursday, September 30, 2021 8:16:00 AM EAT

Firhad Hakim said : “The water level has receded. Apart from a few pockets, the water level has gone down and people are coming in to vote,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, September 30, 2021 6:37:00 AM EAT

Firhad Hakim added : “Apart from building CNG stations at WBTC’s bus depots, we are working out on an incentive scheme to attract private bus operators to run their fleet on CNG. There can be a two-year tax holiday for running electric and CNG buses,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, June 22, 2021 12:21:00 PM EAT

Firhad Hakim said : “It was my dream to see a private player come up with such a centre. Before the third wave hits us, in which we are told children could get infected, it is important that more and more people get inoculated. If a child’s parents, other relatives and domestic help are all vaccinated, the chances of a child contracting the novel coronavirus will be less. That is why more such centres are needed,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, June 22, 2021 5:13:00 AM EAT

Firhad Hakim said : “They had set a target of 200 seats and suffered a humiliating defeat (with 77 seats). There are apprehensions that they (BJP) may lose by a bigger margin (if elections are again held in those seats),” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, June 19, 2021 6:09:00 PM EAT

Firhad Hakim told : “All efforts were being to pump out water from the inundated areas and restore normalcy. When the water level in Ganga river increases, it enters the city causing waterlogging. Once the level of river water comes down, the situation will improve,” External link

expressindia Friday, June 18, 2021 3:15:00 AM EAT

Firhad Hakim said : “Our top priority is financial restructuring and space utilisation and to bring back the business that is now going to the private sector. If an MBA can successfully run a private enterprise, why can’t an IAS officer, who is no less meritorious, run a government organisation?” External link

Hindu Tuesday, June 15, 2021 3:42:00 PM EAT

Firhad Hakim said : “The Kolkata municipal corporation and Kolkata police have taken all steps. School buildings have been kept open so that, if necessary, we can shift some of the slum dwellers from the low-lying areas. Pumps have been kept ready so that water can be drained out. The lock gates have been closed so that river water doesn’t enter when the water level rises,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, June 11, 2021 7:52:00 AM EAT

Firhad Hakim said : "All information regarding inoculation is there on the certificate. Starting from the batch number of the vaccine, there is also CoWIN Registration number. Besides, a special message of the CM," External link

newindianexpress Saturday, June 5, 2021 6:22:00 PM EAT

Firhad Hakim said : “All information regarding inoculation is there on the certificate. Starting from the batch number of the vaccine, there is also CoWIN registration number. Besides, a special message of the CM,” External link

india Saturday, June 5, 2021 4:05:00 PM EAT

Firhad Hakim said : "All information regarding inoculation is there on the certificate. Starting from the batch number of the vaccine, there is also CoWIN Registration number. Besides, a special message of the CM," External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, June 5, 2021 1:54:00 PM EAT

Firhad Hakim told : “Since these people cannot go to a vaccination centre leaving their business for several hours, we decided to bring the facility to their doorsteps,” External link

expressindia Thursday, June 3, 2021 4:30:00 PM EAT

Firhad Hakim told : "Since these people cannot go to a vaccination centre leaving their business for several hours, we decided to bring the facility to their doorsteps," External link

newindianexpress Thursday, June 3, 2021 4:06:00 PM EAT

Firhad Hakim said : “Our employees will be present for the on the spot registration. Then our vaccinators will take over,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, June 2, 2021 11:48:00 AM EAT

Firhad Hakim said : “I feel domestic help should be given the Covid warrior status to make them eligible for the vaccination free of cost. I shall take up the matter with the state health secretary for taking initiative for inclusion of domestic help in the priority group,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, May 30, 2021 9:47:00 AM EAT

Firhad Hakim said : “I have full faith in the judiciary. The BJP can employ anybody to harass me,” External link

india Tuesday, May 18, 2021 8:53:00 AM EAT

Firhad Hakim said : "I have full faith in the judiciary. The BJP can employ anybody to harass me," External link

outlookindia Tuesday, May 18, 2021 8:08:00 AM EAT

Firhad Hakim told : “I am being arrested by CBI in the Narada case. We will fight it out in court,” External link

thehindu Monday, May 17, 2021 10:36:00 AM EAT

Firhad Hakim said : “I have been arrested. We will fight it out in the court,” External link

expressindia Monday, May 17, 2021 9:23:00 AM EAT

Firhad Hakim told : “I am being arrested by CBI in the Narada case. We will fight it out in court,” External link

thehindu Monday, May 17, 2021 9:03:00 AM EAT

Firhad Hakim said : "I personally do not mind the prosecution as I have full faith in the judiciary. I am sure we will all get a clean chit. The BJP had been unnecessarily trying to malign my image and career," "It is good that the case was being moved to the court. I will say what I have to in court, and justice will be served," External link

timesofindia Monday, May 10, 2021 7:13:00 PM EAT

Firhad Hakim said : "But, what will happen to the inoculation process which is stalled because of the vaccine crisis?" External link

newindianexpress Thursday, May 6, 2021 4:22:00 PM EAT

Firhad Hakim said : “This win brings with it a lot of responsibility. The onus is on the government to bring normalcy and the path will not be easy. We have to begin fighting Covid from the beginning,” External link

timesofindia Monday, May 3, 2021 8:51:00 AM EAT

Firhad Hakim said : “The ‘mini Pakistan’ campaign was started by the BJP to polarise voters. The TMC government has worked for all people,” External link

HindustanTimes Sunday, April 25, 2021 10:58:00 PM EAT

Firhad Hakim said : "In deference to the wish of the family, we will not arrange any gun salute during his last journey. The family informed us that he had expressed his wish not to be given any gun salute after his death. His body will be taken to the crematorium and his last rites will be performed conforming to all COVID-19 protocols," External link

newindianexpress Wednesday, April 21, 2021 4:35:00 PM EAT

Firhad Hakim said : “He (Abhishek) was there with Mamata Banerjee in Delhi when he was studying MBA. We did not have any big party office or anything. So their (Abhishek’s) house was our party office. His family is engaged in all the (political) affairs of Mamata Banerjee from her youth; her rise is their rise and her fall is their fall,” External link

news18 Tuesday, March 23, 2021 10:19:00 AM EAT

Firhad Hakim said : “At that time, Suvendu Adhikari protested against this fake propaganda against me…Now he mentions a mini-Pakistan mantri without naming me,” External link

news18 Tuesday, March 23, 2021 10:19:00 AM EAT

Firhad Hakim said : “She has…shown it (the injury). SSKM is a government hospital (in Kolkata) where so many doctors and nurses did her treatment. The BJP is out of its mind to level such charges that she is doing a drama. There was a push at her…I have seen that car. Whether the BJP is behind it or not, the CID will probe it. We are not making a claim on that,” External link

news18 Tuesday, March 23, 2021 10:19:00 AM EAT

Firhad Hakim said : “My son-in-law’s case is different. He came into politics immediately after the marriage without his family having any history of politics. I cannot allow an unethical thing by recommending his name,” External link

news18 Tuesday, March 23, 2021 10:19:00 AM EAT

Firhad Hakim said ( about Mamata Banerjee ) : “As far as his claims that TMC’s days are numbered it is not a crime to daydream. Second is that Mamata Banerjee never does politics with the national security and Indian Army. It is the Prime Minister who does such politics,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, March 18, 2021 10:41:00 PM EAT

Firhad Hakim said : “We have opened 51 vaccination centres across 144 wards so far and will open more depending on the demand from citizens. Right now, we need to attract more recipients, especially the elderly, to our centres as fast as we can. We will go for a publicity drive aimed towards senior citizens and people with co-morbidity factors,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, March 14, 2021 10:57:00 AM EAT

Firhad Hakim said : “The game is on. A wounded tigress is more aggressive,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, March 12, 2021 11:57:00 PM EAT

Firhad Hakim said ( about Mamata Banerjee ) : “Some people are concocting a story that the car hit an iron pillar. This is false. There are no scratches or dents on the car door. Some people pushed the door in such a way that it hit Banerjee’s leg with great force,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, March 12, 2021 12:22:00 AM EAT

Firhad Hakim said ( about Mamata Banerjee ) : “Some people are concocting a story that the car hit an iron pillar. This is false. There are no scratches or dents on the car door. Some people pushed the door in such a way that it hit Banerjee’s leg with great force,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, March 11, 2021 10:05:00 PM EAT

Firhad Hakim said : “We could only reach up to the sixth floor, after which nothing was visible. Though the fire has been brought controlled, a rescue team has gone inside and search and rescue operation is on. Ascertaining the actual number of deaths and injuries will only be possible once the rescue team comes out,” External link

expressindia Monday, March 8, 2021 11:22:00 PM EAT

Firhad Hakim told : “Prime Minister Narendra Modi happens to be the star campaigner of the BJP in this Assembly elections. As a politician, he is seeking support for his party during rallies. In this situation, using his photo in vaccination certificates is akin to influencing voters and violates the model code of conduct,” External link

expressindia Friday, March 5, 2021 12:19:00 PM EAT

Firhad Hakim said : “Anyone above 60 can visit our urban centres with an ID and age proof. They will be registered on spot and vaccinated. Citizens above 45 with co-morbidities can also go to the facilities but they will have to show medical certificates for co-morbidities,” External link

timesofindia Friday, March 5, 2021 6:04:00 AM EAT

Firhad Hakim told ( about Narendra Modi ) : “Prime Minister Narendra Modi happens to be the star campaigner of the BJP in this Assembly elections. As a politician, he is seeking support for his party during rallies. In this situation, using his photo in vaccination certificates is akin to influencing voters and violates the model code of conduct,” External link

expressindia Friday, March 5, 2021 5:31:00 AM EAT

Firhad Hakim told ( about Narendra Modi ) : “Prime Minister Narendra Modi happens to be the star campaigner of the BJP in this Assembly elections. As a politician, he is seeking support for his party during rallies. In this situation, using his photo in vaccination certificates is akin to influencing voters and violates the model code of conduct,” External link

expressindia Friday, March 5, 2021 2:06:00 AM EAT

Firhad Hakim said ( about Narendra Modi ) : “Prime Minister Narendra Modi happens to be the star campaigner of the BJP in this assembly elections. As a politician, he is seeking support for his party during rallies. In this situation, using his photo in vaccination certificates is akin to influencing voters and violates the model code of conduct. We have sought the EC’s intervention to remove his photo in hoardings promoting central schemes at petrol pumps,” External link

india Wednesday, March 3, 2021 11:23:00 PM EAT

Firhad Hakim said ( about Narendra Modi ) : "We sought the intervention of the poll panel to remove hoardings advertising central government schemes with images of Modi at petrol pumps," External link

timesofindia Wednesday, March 3, 2021 7:18:00 PM EAT

Firhad Hakim said ( about Narendra Modi ) : "Prime Minister Narendra Modi happens to be the star campaigner of the BJP in this assembly elections. As a politician, he is seeking support for his party during rallies. In this situation, using his photo in vaccination certificates is akin to influencing voters and violates the model code of conduct. We have sought the EC's intervention to remove his photo in hoardings promoting central schemes at petrol pumps," External link

thehindu Wednesday, March 3, 2021 5:15:00 PM EAT

Firhad Hakim said : “While I was thrilled to participate in the novel protest, I was also nervous about the pillion rider: the CM and my party leader,” External link

timesofindia Friday, February 26, 2021 12:09:00 PM EAT

Firhad Hakim said : “We may need to lodge an FIR against the contractor if guilt is proved,” External link

timesofindia Friday, February 26, 2021 6:26:00 AM EAT

Firhad Hakim said : "CM said that CID, STF and CIF have joined to investigate the matter. I hope railways will help them. On behalf of the party, we want that culprits be arrested and brought to court," External link

timesofindia Thursday, February 18, 2021 4:06:00 PM EAT

Firhad Hakim said : "Hossain is presently admitted to the Trauma Care Unit. A medical board is looking after his health. He is stable now and has injuries in his fingers and foot," External link

economictimes Thursday, February 18, 2021 10:08:00 AM EAT

Firhad Hakim said ( about Jai Shri Ram ) : "There is nothing to oppose about the chanting. But people will realise that BJP is not giving due respect to religion and Lord Ram," External link

news18 Wednesday, January 27, 2021 5:57:00 PM EAT

Firhad Hakim said : “We gave Rs 2,000 directly to street vendors, whereas the central government is giving them a loan. There was no delay from our side,” External link

expressindia Monday, January 25, 2021 6:26:00 AM EAT

Firhad Hakim said ( about Commission ) : “BJP had alleged that names of Bangladeshis and Rohingyas are in the voters' list, that too 10 percent. We told the Election Commission that it is a direct blame on you since you make the list,” External link

news-yahoo-in Thursday, January 21, 2021 12:03:00 PM EAT

Firhad Hakim said : “It’s not any internal conflict, but a BJP conspiracy. After receiving a detailed report from the police and the party unit, I will be able to tell what exactly happened,” External link

expressindia Wednesday, January 20, 2021 10:13:00 AM EAT

Firhad Hakim said : “The fire is under control. Those who have lost their houses will be provided shelter at nearby community halls and also at the Bagbazar Womens’ College. We will also provide them with food. From tomorrow morning we will start clearing the place. Once it’s complete, we will try to build shelters for those who have lost their homes,” External link

news18 Wednesday, January 13, 2021 10:14:00 PM EAT

Firhad Hakim said : “A few more boosting stations will have to be completed that would ensure equal distribution of water across Howrah, ending water woes here,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, January 6, 2021 11:08:00 AM EAT

Firhad Hakim said : “Since I took the first dose, they have been calling me daily for health updates. I am happy that I am a part of the trial. I feel accomplished. If it is successful, then they say it will be useful in case of the new strain as well,” External link

expressindia Thursday, December 31, 2020 10:02:00 AM EAT

Firhad Hakim claimed : “It is the media which is giving undue hype to BJP. We had a political programme and a stage was made. But none of the party workers disturbed any of them. Our workers only agitated against the new farm laws,” External link

expressindia Saturday, December 26, 2020 9:27:00 PM EAT

Firhad Hakim said ( about Amit Shah ) : "I am ashamed of your (Adhikari's) conduct. You are bending before Amit Shah to touch his feet. What prompted you to do this? For the fear of going to jail?" External link

news18 Wednesday, December 23, 2020 6:32:00 PM EAT

Firhad Hakim said : “We concentrated first in removing everyone to safety,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, December 23, 2020 6:11:00 AM EAT

Firhad Hakim said ( about Mamata Banerjee ) : "Being a senior leader, Dutta should have approached the top leadership if he had any grievances. What I know is that Dutta had some issues with a section of local party leaders. Can it be a reason good enough to sever all ties in the present situation?" "I can only say that Dutta was liked by 'Didi' ( Mamata Banerjee ) and their relation was beyond politics. We all know what she did during his serious ailment," External link

economictimes Friday, December 18, 2020 3:50:00 PM EAT

Firhad Hakim said ( about Jitendra Kumar ) : “If someone wants to leave the party they can. I am not saying that Jitendra will do so, he is a still a committed worker of the Trinamool Congress. But the BJP is misleading many,” External link

thehindu Monday, December 14, 2020 7:50:00 PM EAT

Firhad Hakim said ( about Jitendra Kumar ) : “If someone wants to leave the party they can. I am not saying that Jitendra will do so, he is a still a committed worker of the Trinamool Congress. But the BJP is misleading many,” External link

Hindu Monday, December 14, 2020 7:15:00 PM EAT

Firhad Hakim said : “Policies are decided by legislators and he (Tiwari) is one of them. He should have discussed the matter with me. Writing this letter was not the right thing to do. If he wants to leave the party he is free to do so. But I believe he will stay. The BJP is misguiding some people,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, December 14, 2020 1:14:00 PM EAT

Firhad Hakim said : “They did not even inform the state government who is coming and who is going. The Central government provides security cover to Nadda and other BJP leaders. If they had asked for security cover, we would have made arrangements,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, December 10, 2020 12:57:00 PM EAT

Firhad Hakim said : “I am quite lucky to be part of the trial. I am absolutely fine. I do not care even if I die while undertaking this trial,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, December 3, 2020 8:21:00 AM EAT

Firhad Hakim said : “I have taken the vaccine and I am alright. People have to come forward for this study,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, December 3, 2020 6:15:00 AM EAT

Firhad Hakim said : "I feel I am quite lucky to be part of the trial. I am absolutely okay after taking the shot. I do not care even if I die while undertaking this trial," External link

news18 Wednesday, December 2, 2020 5:58:00 PM EAT

Firhad Hakim told : "Manish Shukla's death is unfortunate. I knew him. The allegations that TMC is behind his killing is baseless and an attempt to divert attention from the truth," External link

newindianexpress Monday, October 5, 2020 11:41:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
leader1.74%EN08/10/201710/08/2017
urban development minister38.26%EN03/08/201708/03/2017
state urban development minister28.70%EN03/08/201708/03/2017
minister26.96%EN03/08/201708/03/2017
state minister1.74%EN09/05/201605/09/2016
minister for urban development2.61%EN02/26/201526/02/2015
Names Lang Count
Firhad HakimEN72.32%
Firhad HakimFR26.55%
Firhad HakimSA1.13%


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