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  • Sports bodies should be governed by sportspersons only: Digvijay Singh 04-01-2014 05:11 PM

    Observing that sports bodies are "in the doldrums" as they are being controlled by businessmen and politicians, Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh on Saturday said only those sportspersons who have represented their respective states should be allowed to become the members. "I have been holding this view since 1980s when...
  • Shouldn't NaMo be using Nano? 20 life lessons from Congress leader Digvijaya Singh 02-01-2014 02:23 PM

    Digvijaya Singh, the General Secretary of All India Congress Committee, is no stranger to controversies. He Twitter feed is a painstakingly put together, running critique of BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. True to form, on Thursday he advised Modi to take lessons in austerity and humility from Delhi chief...
  • India welcomes Syria's decision to join Chemical Weapons Convention 13-09-2013 07:08 PM

    India, on Friday, welcomed Syria's decision of accession to the Chemical Weapons Convention, a move that may make international strikes against the Middle Eastern nation appear less imminent. "India welcomes Syria's accession to the Chemical Weapons Convention," Spokesperson in the External Affairs Ministry tweeted on the 'Twitter'. Meanwhile, a statement...
  • Hurriyat welcomes UN statement on ending hostility along LoC 13-08-2013 11:27 PM

    Srinagar: Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, chairman of Hurriyat Conference, on Tuesday welcomed the recent statement of the UN General Secretary asking India and Pakistan to end hostility on the Line of Control (LoC) and called for efforts to encourage normalisation of relations between the two countries and resolution of the Kashmir-issue....
  • CPI condemns Pakistan Army attacks, but wants talks to continue 10-08-2013 07:46 PM

    New Delhi: CPI on Saturday condemned the "provocative" Pakistan Army attacks on Indian posts on the Line of Control but asked the government to continue talks with Islamabad saying the attacks were aimed at stalling them. "The discussions should continue inspite of these provocative attacks which are aimed at stalling...
  • Congress' Telangana disputes to be addressed after creation: Digvijaya 09-08-2013 06:54 PM

    Panaji: All disputes within the Congress related to Telangana would be taken up after its separation from Andhra Pradesh, Congress general secretary Digvijaya Singh said on Friday. He was speaking to reporters on the sidelines of a party function in Panaji. "We shall start discussions with people who have genuine...
  • Joshi, Maken in Rahul's high-power coordination committee 23-07-2013 09:22 PM

    New Delhi: Congress on Tuesday brought in senior leaders C P Joshi and Ajay Maken into the party's high-power coordination committee headed by Rahul Gandhi for the 2014 Lok Sabha polls. With their addition, the number of members of the committee, set up in November 2012, has gone up to...
  • TN BJP General Secretary murder: Party calls for statewide bandh 22-07-2013 10:27 AM

    Chennai: The Bharatiya Janata Party on Monday called for a statewide bandh in Tamil Nadu after the party state unit General Secretary V Ramesh was murdered on Friday night. The BJP leader was hacked to death by unidentified assailants near his house in Salem, police said. The 52-year-old Ramesh alias...
  • TN: BJP state General Secretary hacked to death by unidentified assailants 20-07-2013 08:48 AM

    BJP Tamil Nadu unit General Secretary V Ramesh was hacked to death by unidentified assailants near his house in Salem on Friday night, police said. The 52-year-old Ramesh alias Auditor Ramesh was attacked with sharp-edged weapons and he died on the spot, they said. ...
  • TN: BJP state general secretary V Ramesh murdered in Salem 19-07-2013 11:49 PM

    Salem: BJP Tamil Nadu unit General Secretary V Ramesh was hacked to death by unidentified assailants near his house in Salem on Friday night, police said. The 52-year-old Ramesh alias Auditor Ramesh was attacked with sharp-edged weapons and he died on the spot, they said. The identity of the assailants...
  • Modi's campaign committee likely to be unveiled on July 4 02-07-2013 04:04 PM

    New Delhi: Narendra Modi's campaign committee for 2014 Lok Sabha elections is likely to be unveiled on July 4 after a BJP Parliamentary Board meet. Modi, who was chosen to head the Bharatiya Janata Party's poll committee earlier in June, is likely to include Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi and Sudhanshu Trivedi...
  • CPM rubbishes talks of Third Front, says it doesn't make sense 14-06-2013 10:29 PM

    New Delhi: CPM general secretary Prakash Karat rubbished the talks of a 'federal front' and said, "... let those parties which are willing to come together on a common programme platform do so without that just talking about a front does not make much sense". The Left parties are scheduled...
  • Rahul Gandhi meets Greater Noida villagers 11-05-2011 10:06 AM

    New Delhi: Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday visited the Bhatta Parsaul village in Greater Noida where four people, including two policemen, were killed in protests last week. The village has been the epicentre of protests by farmers demanding higher compensation from the Mayawati government for land acquired for...
  • Explain Rahul security breach: Centre to UP 14-01-2011 03:18 PM

    Allahabad: The Centre has asked the UP government to explain the security breach of Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi. The security breach happened on Monday evening, when Rahul was on his way to Anand Bhavan, the ancestral house of the Nehru-Gandhis, after an interaction at engineering institute MNNIT. A group...
  • I am just your 'servant': Rahul Gandhi 03-11-2010 07:06 PM

    Jehanabad: Striking an instant rapport with the masses, Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said that he considered himself as a "servant" who was aware of his responsibilities to the people. "My family background and the past five years of my political experience have taught me that I am...
  • SP's Amar Singh resigns from all party posts 07-01-2010 12:52 AM

    Singh has cited medical reasons for his exit from the party. ...
  • Undercurrent in favour of Cong;Digvijay 13-05-2009 04:43 PM

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  • Bardhan No Bar 26-07-2008 06:52 PM

    AB Bardhan General Secretary of the CPI gives his views on the nuclear deal. ...