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July 13, 2015 09:48 AM
Political fault lines in the Indian capital took a hit on Sunday evening as Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal hosted an Iftar party, which was at..... Read More
May 13, 2015 02:02 PM
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March 11, 2015 04:08 PM
The issue of banning beef in Maharashtra was raised in the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday, with some members saying it affects the social fabric of the na..... Read More
February 27, 2015 05:40 PM
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday asked the opposition if it did not have any other issue to criticise him on in response to their jibe that he..... Read More
February 06, 2015 04:41 PM
A delegation of Trinamool Congress MPs on Friday met Vice President and Rajya Sabha Chairman Hamid Ansari over its Rajya Sabha members being "t..... Read More

About Derek O Brien

Full Name Shri Derek O Brien
Elected fromWest Bengal
DOB March 13, 1961
Place of Birth Kolkata (West Bengal)
Political PartyAll India Trinamool Congress
Father's NameShri Neil O Brien
Mother's NameShrimati Joyce O Brien
Delhi Address190, South Avenue,New Delhi
Telephone No.23795540
Permanent Address158, Prince Anwar Shah Road, Kolkata 700045
Marital StatusMarried on 18 July 2006
SpouseDr. Tonuca Basu
ChildrenOne daughter
EducationB.A. Educated at Scottish Church College, Kolkata
Profession before joining politics Quiz Master/Author
Positions HeldAug. 2009-July 2011 Chairman, Passenger Services Committee (PSC), Indian Railways Aug. 2011 Elected to Rajya Sabha Aug. 2011 onwards Member, Committee on Health and Family Welfare Sept. 2011 onwards Member, Sub-Committee ? I to examine the functioning of AIIMS of the Committee on Health and Family Welfare Oct. 2011 onwards Member, Parliamentary Forum on Children Member, Consultative Committee for the Ministry of Human Resource Development May 2012 onwards Member, Committee on Papers Laid on the Table Aug. 2012 onwards Member, Committee on Provision of Computers to Members of Rajya Sabha May 2013 onwards Member, Business Advisory Committee
Book(s) Published(i) Mother Teresa-Down Memory Lane, (ii) Cadburys Bournvita Book of Knowledge. (Vol. 1-14), (iii) The Mumbai factfile, (iv) The Know of Things, (v) Know and Grow With Derek Series (Vol. 1-8) , (vi) Be a GK Champ Series (Vol. 1-8), (vii) Penguin India Reference Year Book (2005-2009), (viii) Penguin CNBC TV18 Business Yearbooks (2006, 2007, 2010), (ix) The Ultimate India Quiz Book, (x) The Ultimate Business Quiz Book and (xi) Ultimate Sports Quiz Book
Term19/08/2011 to 18/08/2017
Member ofRajya Sabha
Shri Derek O Brien

Last Updated on 29 June, 2017.

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