Digvijaya Singh

  • Congress Indore candidate Satya Narayan Patel richest contender in MP 18-04-2014 04:00 PM

    Congress nominee from Indore constituency in Madhya Pradesh, Satya Narayan Patel with assets totalling over Rs 69 crore is the richest candidate in the fray for the third phase of Lok Sabha polls to be held in the state on April 24. An analysis of affidavits filed by various candidates...
  • Modi and BJP are the same, can't separate the two: Rajnath Singh 14-04-2014 02:50 PM

    New Delhi: Reacting to a comment by senior party leader MM Joshi that there was no 'Modi wave' in the country but a BJP wave, party president Rajnath Singh on Monday said that the two cannot be separated. "(Narendra) Modi and the BJP are the same. The two cannot be...
  • Sanjaya Baru and PC Parakh's books sponsored by Modi: Digvijaya Singh 14-04-2014 11:11 AM

    New Delhi: Congress leader Digvijaya Singh has alleged that the books written by Prime Minister's former media advisor Sanjaya Baru and former coal secretary PC Parakh are sponsored by Bharatiya Janata Party Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. "No one reads Parakh or Sanjay Baru's books. All these books are sponsored...
  • Will not hide status like Modi if I remarry, says Digvijaya 11-04-2014 09:08 PM

    BJP's Prime Minister nominee Narendra Modi's acknowledgement of his marital status has given a handle to Congress in this vituperative poll campaign with senior leader Digvijaya Singh raising the pitch of propriety. "I am a widower and if I remarry I won't hide like your 'Dear Feku'," the AICC general...
  • MP minister slams Digvijaya for raking up Modi's personal life 11-04-2014 07:07 PM

    Madhya Pradesh minister Kailash Vijaywargiya, on Friday, objected to Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh's tweet about Narendra Modi's wife and asked him not to interfere in the personal life of the BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate. "Digvijaya should talk about issues related to power and ideological matters. He should stop interfering...
  • Modi should be booked for filing 'false' affidavit: Digvijaya Singh 11-04-2014 06:17 PM

    Accusing Narendra Modi of lying on the issue of his marital status, Congress leader Dijvijaya Singh, on Friday, demanded the Election Commission to lodge a criminal case against him for giving "false affidavit" while contesting elections. "Such a liar can not become the Prime Minister of the country. If a...
  • Congress likely to announce candidate for Varanasi today 08-04-2014 10:08 AM

    New Delhi: The eagerly awaited decision on the Congress's candidate from Varanasi to contest against Bharatiya Janata Party Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi and Aam Aadmi Party convener Arvind Kejriwal is likely to come on Tuesday. Three leaders in the Congress - Rashid Alvi, Digvijaya Singh and Anand Sharma -...
  • Digvijaya Singh accuses Narendra Modi of telling blatant lies 06-04-2014 11:04 PM

    Kaithal: Senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Sunday lashed out at BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi saying he was "telling blatant lies" and was ignorant of the country's history and geography. Addressing an election meeting in Rajaund village on Sunday while campaigning for Congress candidate from Kurukshetra Naveen Jindal,...
  • What has Modi's government done to protect cow, asks Digvijaya Singh 04-04-2014 10:29 PM

    Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh asked BJP's prime ministerial nominee Narendra Modi to elaborate what the Gujarat government had done to protect "Gau Mata" (cow). In a tweet, the Congress General Secretary said Modi spoke out against meat export but pointed out that the maximum number of meat factories came...
  • Congress manifesto can't use 'aam aadmi' as it's a party name: Digvijaya 30-03-2014 08:32 PM

    New Delhi: Congress leader Digvijaya Singh defended party's manifesto for the Lok Sabha elections and various promises made by the party. He also gave party Vice President Rahul Gandhi credit for internal democracy and holding primaries. Here is the full transcript of the interview: Karan Thapar: Hello and welcome to...
  • Ashok Chavan not held guilty, free to contest LS polls: Digvijaya 30-03-2014 04:47 PM

    New Delhi: The Congress party has defended its decision to give a Lok Sabha ticket to former Maharashtra chief minister Ashok Chavan, who is an accused in the Adarsh Housing Society Scam. Speakign to CNN-IBN's Karan Thapar on Devil's Advocate, Congress general secretary Digvijaya Singh said he's not been held...
  • No one in Congress has asked me to contest from Varanasi: Digvijaya 28-03-2014 11:37 PM

    New Delhi: Amid speculation that the Congress is seriously considering him as a candidate against BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi in Varanasi Lok Sabha constituency, senior party leader Digvijaya Singh on Friday said no one in the party has so far broached the issue to him. "...No one in...
  • BCCI office bearers must not own IPL teams: Digvijay Singh 28-03-2014 05:00 PM

    Bhopal: Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh said in Bhopal on Tuesday that Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) office bearers must be debarred from owning IPL teams, to avoid conflict of interest, but the show must go on. In a tweet, the Congress General Secretary said that IPL...
  • Kejriwal ups the ante against Modi, Congress yet to decide on Varanasi 26-03-2014 08:57 AM

    New Delhi: Even as the Congress has fielded Madhusudhan Mistry from Vadodara, there is still no decision on who to pit against Bharatiya Janata Party Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi in Varanasi. Senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh has said that he is willing to take on Modi in Varanasi. Initially,...
  • Digvijaya Singh willing to contest Lok Sabha elections from Varanasi against Modi 24-03-2014 03:41 PM

    Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Monday said he is ready to contest Lok Sabha election from Varanasi against Narendra Modi, if the party nominates him. "I am willing to contest from Varanasi, but the party has to first give me ticket for contesting from there," Digvijaya told reporters at his...
  • Lok Sabha polls: Digvijaya Singh willing to contest from Varanasi 24-03-2014 03:19 PM

    Congress leader Digvijay Singh on Monday said he is ready to contest Lok Sabha election from Varanasi against Narendra Modi, if the party nominates him. "I am willing to contest from Varanasi, but the party has to first give me ticket for contesting from there," Digvijay told reporters at his...
  • Sushma Swaraj a better PM candidate than Modi: Digvijaya Singh 24-03-2014 12:37 PM

    Bhopal:Senior BJP leader Sushma Swaraj who has of late been expressing her opposition to some decisions of the party regarding ticket distribution has found a supporter in Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh. The former Madhya Pradesh chief minister said on Monday that Sushma is a better choice for the PM...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha interviews Digvijaya Singh 23-03-2014 02:02 PM

    In this week's episode, Cyrus Broacha interviews Congress leader Digvijaya Singh. ...
  • TWTW: Varanasi set for a battle royale 23-03-2014 01:28 PM

    The Varanasi constituency in Uttar Pradesh is one of the most important constituencies this election. After BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi choose to fight from this seat, AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal and Congress's Digvijaya Singh are also likely to contest from the same. ...
  • Digvijay Singh slams BJP, accuses it of engineering defections 22-03-2014 12:45 PM

    New Delhi: Questioning BJP's claim of a wave in favour of its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, Digvijay Singh on Saturday accused the party of engineering defections. The Congress leader also alluded to the internal rift within the main opposition party in the backdrop of senior leaders being denied the...
  • Digvijaya Singh keen on fighting against Narendra Modi from Varanasi 21-03-2014 02:22 PM

    New Delhi: While the Congress is yet to decide on a candidate who will take on Bharatiya Janata Party Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi in Varanasi, a few people from the party have shown interest. Congress General Secretary and Rahul Gandhi loyalist Digvijaya Singh has shown keen interesting in fighting...
  • Congress 5th list today, party to name candidate against Modi 21-03-2014 12:38 PM

    New Delhi: The Congress is likely to announce its fifth list of Lok Sabha candidates on Friday. All eyes will be on who the party will field in Varanasi against BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. Reports have said that the party will field Digvijaya Singh against Modi. However, the...
  • Congress to release 4th list today, may not name candidate against Modi 20-03-2014 10:39 AM

    New Delhi: The Congress is likely to release its fourth list of candidates on Thursday. The party is considering fielding Digvijaya Singh against Narendra Modi in Varanasi. Digvijaya has already told the Congress he is ready to contest against Modi. But the fourth list that is likely to be announced...
  • Congress may field Digvijaya against Modi, BSP may field Satish Mishra 20-03-2014 08:57 AM

    New Delhi: The Congress's Central Election Committee is expected to meet on Thursday and come out with its fourth list for the Lok Sabha elections. The Congress is considering fielding Digvijaya Singh against Bharatiya Janata Party Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi from Varanasi. Digvijaya Singh has already told Congress that...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 19-03-2014 10:09 PM

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  • News 360: Congress likely to field Digvijaya Singh against Modi from Varanasi 19-03-2014 08:35 PM

    Congress is likely to field party General Secretary and former Madhya Pradesh chief minister Dijvijaya Singh against Bharatiya Janata Party prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi from Varanasi in the Lok Sabha elections. ...
  • A Billion Votes: Is BJP divided over LK Advani seat? 19-03-2014 07:41 PM

    After finalising its PM candidate Narendra Modi's Varanasi seat, the Bharatiya Janata Party is now brainstorming over senior leader LK Advani's seat. As the BJP meets on Wednesday to decide on more seats, the Madhya Pradesh unit of the party is backing senior leader LK Advani's candidature from Bhopal. ...
  • CBI gives clean chit to Digvijaya in 2008 land allotment case 19-03-2014 03:48 PM

    New Delhi: In a major relief for Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh, the CBI on Wednesday gave him a clean chit in the 2008 Indore land allotment case. The CBI said that there was no evidence against Digvijaya. He was accused of flouting the laws to allot land to Treasure...
  • No alliance with AAP: Digvijay Singh 08-03-2014 07:22 PM

    Congress on Saturday ruled out any possibility of an alliance with Arvind Kejriwal's Aam Aadmi Party for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls. "There is no alliance with AAP as of today. AK Antony is the chairman of the party committee which is looking into the question of alliances," Congress general...
  • Digvijaya Singh demands CBI probe into Vyapam scam 08-03-2014 07:17 PM

    Congress on Saturday sought to put Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan in the dock with senior leader Digvijaya Singh demanding a CBI probe into the Rs 2,000-crore alleged Vyapam scam concerning the Professional Examination Board in the state. "When two former chief ministers Uma Bharati and myself are...