Abhishek Manu Singhvi

  • Baru is disgruntled as he was denied 2nd term: Congress 13-04-2014 02:42 PM

    New Delhi: The Congress on Sunday hit out at Sanjaya Baru over his comments on Manmohan Singh in his book, saying that he had became disgruntled because he was denied a second term. Congress leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi has said that he clearly stands at the crossroads of ambition. "Dr...
  • BJP manifesto takes the people of India for granted: Congress 07-04-2014 04:47 PM

    The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday released its manifesto for the 2014 elections. The party has been slammed for releasing the document on the day elections began. ...
  • BJP's agenda is to divide and get power: Congress 06-04-2014 06:00 PM

    New Delhi: War of words is flaring up between the Congress and the BJP over Narendra Modi's trusted aide Amit Shah's 'revenge' remarks. The Congress once again hit out at the BJP saying it is a communal party. "We have a flagrant crude defence and justification by the BJP of...
  • Modi 'self-destruct mantra' of BJP: Congress 25-03-2014 11:50 AM

    The Congress on Tuesday called BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi as the "self destruct mantra" of the party. "Modi is the self destruct mantra of BJP. Last few days implosions and explosions in BJP are only precursor to real firefight in the offing," Congress party spokesperson Abhishek Manu Singhvi...
  • Parties do tussle over seats before polls: Congress 31-01-2014 06:00 PM

    After National Congress Party leader Praful Patel hit out at the Congress for not giving them any clarity on seat sharing, the latter maintained that everything was fine between the two allies. "The alliance between Congress and NCP has worked for the Centre and the state government in the past,...
  • Minorities do not need Congress do their thinking, says RS MP Javed Akhtar 16-07-2013 09:15 AM

    New Delhi: In the backdrop of the war of words between the Congress and the BJP over secularism and communalism, Rajya Sabha MP Javed Akhtar has came out stongly against divisive politics. Speaking with IBN18 Editor-in-Chief Rajdeep Sardesai, Akhtar said people do not need the Congress to tell 'kutte ka...
  • Budget focuses on intagibles like safety, cleanliness, food: Congress 26-02-2013 02:36 PM

    Congress leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi sought to quell perception that the budget presented by Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal was almost a non-budget. ...
  • BJP vs Justice Katju: Are all Modi critics Congressmen, asks Abhishek Manu Singhvi 18-02-2013 11:42 AM

    The Bharatiya Janata Party and the Congress are now engaged in a war of words over Press Council Chairman Markandey Katju. ...
  • Abhishek Singhvi back as Congress spokesperson 02-11-2012 04:18 PM

    New Delhi: Congress Rajya Sabha MP Abhishek Manu Singhvi is back on the party's panel of spokesperson. Singhvi had quit as the chairperson of Parliament Standing Committee on Law and Justice and as the Congress spokesperson following a CD controversy in April. After the CD allegedly featuring Singhvi surfaced, the...
  • Abhishek Singhvi CD controversy: Is social media above the law of the land?

    Abhishek Singhvi CD controversy: Tonight at 10 pm CNN-IBN's Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose discusses with a panel of experts, is social media above the law...
  • No question of being scared of anyone: Congress 07-01-2012 04:48 PM

    New Delhi: The Congress said it will remain in ministry despite Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee saying door was open for it to quit the alliance. Congress Spokesperson Abhishek Manu Singhvi speaking on Congress-TMC alliance on Saturday said that there may be disagreements between both parties but these are part...
  • BJP should create an internal Lokpal: Singhvi 06-01-2012 12:00 PM

    New Delhi: The Congress has hit out at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over the induction of sacked BSP minister Babu Singh Kushwaha and have also used the instance to get back on the party over the Lokpal Bill comments. Congress spokesperson Abhishek Manu Singhvi said that the BJP should...
  • Assassins are blaming the victims: Cong on Lokpal 30-12-2011 04:43 PM

    New Delhi: Congress spokesperson Abhishek Manu Singhvi on Friday blamed the Opposition for exploiting the Lokpal issue for gains in the forthcoming state elections. "It was the obstructive, dilatory, politically expedient, opportunistic conduct by BJP. BJP leader of Opposition in Lok Sabha categorically said in her speech that she wanted...
  • Govt should have done its home work: Team Anna 30-12-2011 11:17 AM

    New Delhi: Team Anna on Friday attacked the Government for its failure to get Lokpal Bill passed by Rajya Sabha and accused it of not doing enough home work to bring other political parties on board to respect the 'Sense of the House' on this issue. Key member of the...
  • Full text: The Rajya Sabha debates 29-12-2011 05:57 PM

    New Delhi: With no majority on its own in the Rajya Sabha, the Government on Thursday scrambled for numbers to get the Lokpal Bill passed to avoid an embarrassment it faced in the Lok Sabha over the defeat of the Constitution Amendment Bill. Initiating the debate, Leader of Opposition Arun...
  • Congress, BJP spar over Lokpal Bill 29-12-2011 05:18 PM

    UPA's counter attack was marshalled by Abhishek Manu Singhvi who refuted the charges levelled by BJP's Arun Jaitley. ...
  • Cong, BJP slug it out over Lokpal in Rajya Sabha 29-12-2011 12:53 PM

    New Delhi: The battle over the provisions related to the CBI, CVC, Prime Minister, government employees, Lokayuktas and reservation in the Lokpal Bill set off the debate in the Rajya Sabha as the BJP and Congress countered and accused each other for creating hurdles in the way of the implementation...
  • Rate the speeches: Parliament debate on Lokpal Bill 29-12-2011 12:00 PM

    MPs are delivering impassioned speeches in the Rajya Sabha on the contentious Lokpal Bill. Rate the speeches: ...
  • 'Lokpal Bill passed only because of Cong exertion' 28-12-2011 09:59 PM

    Congress leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi said that the BJP did its best to sabotage the Lokpal Bill. ...
  • Cong hails poll schedule, says it's raring to go 24-12-2011 06:48 PM

    New Delhi: Congress on Saturday hailed the announcement of Assembly poll schedule in Uttar Pradesh and four other states, saying the exercise will again show that it is the only pan-Indian party. "The Congress is raring to go. It is fit as a fighting machine. It will show yet again...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 22-12-2011 11:57 PM

    Catch the day's top stories on India at 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 21-12-2011 11:27 PM

    Watch today's top stories, talking point on India @ 9 with IBN 18 Editor-in-Chief Rajdeep Sardesai. ...
  • We completed work on Lokpal in record time: Singhvi 21-12-2011 10:55 PM

    It is not the Govt's job to ensure passage of every bill according to demands of a group of persons, Abhishek Manu Singhvi said. ...
  • Food Security Bill a milestone: Congress 20-12-2011 03:29 AM

    New Delhi: Congress on Monday hailed the Food Security Bill approved by the Union Cabinet as a "milestone" like that of the MNREGA and Right to Information Act. "It is an extremely innovative scheme which is practically efficacious and economically sagacious. It is a milestone. Such a creative initiative has...
  • Congress attacks Mayawati over Muslim quota 20-12-2011 01:49 AM

    New Delhi: The Congress on Monday hit out at Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati for attempting to hijack the central government's agenda on quota for backward caste Muslims. "Focused on erecting her own statues for most part of her tenure, the Uttar Pradesh chief minister has suddenly woken up to...
  • BJP trying to use Anna as front, says Congress 13-12-2011 09:31 PM

    New Delhi: The Congress on Tuesday accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of trying to use Anna Hazare as a "front" and said constitutional process cannot be outsourced. Congress spokesperson Abhishek Manu Singhvi said there appeared to be a "Anna gameplan" of the BJP. "There appears to be a Anna...