Satyavrat Chaturvedi

  • Sonia best person to be Leader of Opposition: Satyavrat Chaturvedi May 22, 2014

    Congress leader Satyavrat Chaturvedi has said that the Congress will be best left in the hands of Sonia Gandhi than her son Rahul. ...
  • Congress rejigs party posts ahead of LS elections April 3, 2014

    New Delhi: The Congress party has reallocated work ahead of voting for the Lok Sabha elections. Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari has been appointed as the Congress's new media in-charge. Former Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot has been made incharge of Gujarat, while Union Minister Kumari Selja has been...
  • Congress to suspend rebel Seemandhra MPs December 11, 2013

    New Delhi: Congress, which is in a corner over creating Telangana by dividing Andhra Pradesh, said that the six rebel Seemandhra MPs who moved a no-confidence motion against the UPA government will be suspended from the party. The party is hoping that the motion will fizzle out if action is...
  • Statement made by Sharif in US is in violation of Simla agreement: Cong October 21, 2013

    Pakistan has sought the United States' intervention in resolving the Kashmir issue with India. Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif had on Sunday met US President Barack Obama. Speaking in London, Sharif said, "World powers must intervene to ensure peace, calling the subcontinent a nuclear flash point." ...
  • Who gets the credit for withdrawal of Bill on convicted leaders? October 3, 2013

    New Delhi: Even as the controversial ordinance and proposed Bill to shield convicted lawmakers has been withdrawn, politics is now playing out on who gets the credit. Is it Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi, President Pranab Mukherjee or the Opposition? The Bharatiya Janata Party claims it had even opposed the move...
  • Cong hits out at BJP after it announced Modi as party's PM candidate September 13, 2013

    New Delhi: The Congress took a dig at the Bharatiya Janata Party after it unofficially announced that Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi will be anointed as party's prime ministerial candidate. Congress spokesperson Manish Tewari said, "They have announced several prime ministerial candidates in the past and have faced defeat. People...
  • Jairam Ramesh must join Modi's party if he is a threat: Satyavrat Chaturvedi June 14, 2013

    Chattarpur: Congress leader Satyavrat Chatuvedi on Friday hit out at Union Minister Jairam Ramesh for his reference to Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi as a star campaigner. The minister said Jairam Ramesh can join Narendra Modi's party. "If he (Jairam Ramesh) has said this, he he must go and join...
  • Baba Ramdev is a mental case: Lalu Prasad May 2, 2012

    New Delhi: Parliamentarians across party lines have once again united in the face of criticism and this time it is yoga guru and anti-corruption activist Baba Ramdev who has earned their wrath for calling the members of Parliament corrupt and characterless. He had said, "There are some politicians who are good....
  • Cong against religion-based quota November 13, 2006

    New Delhi: Amid raging controvery on the issue of reservation for Muslims, Congress on Monday said it was opposed to reservation based on religion. "What Veerappa Moily and Antulay have said is not new. The party has been advocating reservation to all socially and educationally backwards irrespective of any religion," party...