Abhishek Manu Singhvi

  • BJP slams Congress for questioning Amit Shah's appointment 09-07-2014 11:37 PM

    New Delhi: The BJP on Wednesday slammed the Congress for questioning the appointment of Amit Shah as its chief, saying it reflects "frustration" of the opposition party which is "still reeling under" the defeat of the Lok Sabha polls. The BJP said the Congress should "look inwards" and conduct an...
  • Economic Survey suggests economy was robust in UPA regime: Congress 09-07-2014 08:59 PM

    New Delhi: On the eve of the Union Budget, Congress on Wednesday latched on to the Economic Survey in seeking to puncture government claims that it has inherited 'empty coffers' and a bad economy. Party spokesman Abhishek Singhvi quoted profusely from the highlights of the Survey presented to Parliament on...
  • Subramanium row escalates, Centre defends decision, Congress flays PM 02-07-2014 09:00 PM

    New Delhi: The controversy surrounding former Solicitor General Gopal Subramanium, who withdrew his name from the race for the Supreme Court judge came as a huge embarrassment for the Narendra Modi government, refuses to die down. Even as Central government sources claim they do have a say in appointments of...
  • Gopal Subramanium case: Congress accuses BJP of playing politics of vendetta 02-07-2014 05:20 PM

    New Delhi: Coming down heavily on the Narendra Modi government over the row involving senior advocate Gopal Subramanium, the Congress accused the BJP of playing the politics of vendetta. Congress spokesperson Abhishek Manu Singhvi claimed that Subramanium, who was in line to become a Supreme Court judge but later withdrew...
  • National Herald case: Congress to move HC against summons to Sonia, Rahul 27-06-2014 11:00 AM

    New Delhi: Facing embarrassment in the National Herad case, the Congress is preparing for a legal fightback and will move the Delhi High Court to appeal against the summons issued to party President Sonia Gandhi and Vice President Rahul Gandhi by a Delhi court. Congress leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi will...
  • Buyers have to wait for possession of Noida flats 11-06-2014 12:38 PM

    Buyers of flats in some parts of Noida will have to mark time as the Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to interfere with an NGT order restraining the New Okhla Industrial Development Authority from issuing completion certificates in respect of structures falling within 10 km of the Okhla Bird Sanctuary....
  • 'Pride comes before fall', Congress tells BJP 10-06-2014 11:28 PM

    New Delhi: The Congress on Tuesday reacted strongly to a jibe by the BJP that it had been reduced to the status of a "regional party", asking the ruling party to wear victory with humility and warning that "pride comes before the fall". "The biggest thing which political history teaches...
  • Ball in Speaker's court on Leader of Opposition in Lok Sabha: Congress 10-06-2014 10:45 PM

    New Delhi: The Congress on Tuesday put the ball in the Speaker's court over the issue of Leader of the Opposition (LOP) in the Lok Sabha brushing aside jibes from the BJP that it has not got the numbers and it has just turned into a 'regional party'. "There is...
  • Exit pollsters deserve Nobel prize: Congress 14-05-2014 12:17 AM

    New Delhi: Exit pollsters "deserve the Nobel prize for miniaturization", the Congress said on Tuesday taking a dig at pollsters who have projected a poor show by the party in Lok Sabha polls. "Those who try and capture the essence of Indian polity in exit or opinion polls on sample...
  • Congress lauds PM for leading country through difficult times 13-05-2014 07:19 PM

    New Delhi: As he demits office later this week, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's "able stewardship" was hailed by Congress on Tuesday which underlined that he had led the country through difficult times. "Singh's experienced and seasoned stewardship, his personal integrity and ability to lead the country through difficult times is...
  • Gujarat careless on coastal security, alleges Congress, BJP hits back 11-05-2014 09:23 PM

    New Delhi: The campaigning may have ended, but the war of words continues. After Congress took on Gujarat government over seizure of a drug haul from a ship which "sailed from the state's coast", BJP hit back and put the onus on the Centre saying security along the country's coastline...
  • BJP has two PMs in waiting: Congress's Manu Singhvi 11-05-2014 03:14 PM

    New Delhi: In a scathing attack on the Bharatiya Janata Party, Congress spokesperson Abhishek Manu Singhvi said that there were two PMs in waiting in the saffron brigade. Just days ahead of the counting day, Singhvi made the sharp attack on Sunday saying, "After May 16 there will be two...
  • Snoopgate probe a matter of public interest: Abhishek Manu Singhvi 03-05-2014 10:38 PM

    Snoopgate probe is not personal but a matter of public interest, Congress leader Abhishek Manu Singvi said on Saturday as he defended Congress' decision to appoint a judge to head the inquiry into the scandal before May 16. "It has nothing to do with anyone's personal life. Can a state...
  • Why Modi mum on Ramdev's gutter language: Congress 26-04-2014 06:01 PM

    The Congress on Saturday came down heavily on BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi for not condemning yoga guru Baba Ramdev for using "gutter language". "I don't know who calls him baba. Yoga has a spiritual and a physical dimension... With this kind of a mindset, using a gutter language......
  • Have you bought a ticket to Pakistan?

    Not Worth Another Word |  Sreedhar Pillai
    It looks like millions of Indians living abroad will have to buy a ticket to Islamabad if they want to visit their friends and relatives....

  • Modi means 'Man Of Damage to India': Abhishek Manu Singhvi 20-04-2014 05:51 PM

    Ahmedabad: Giving all credit to Gujarati people for the state's development, Congress spokesperson Abhishek Manu Singhvi on Sunday criticised the BJP and its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi for taking all the credit and hiding crucial information from the people. During his visit here, Singhvi labelled Modi as a 'Man...
  • 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...
  • Singhvi should be hanged if found guilty: Anna 04-05-2012 10:38 PM

    Beed (Maharashtra): Anna Hazare on Friday said Congress leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi should be hanged if found "guilty" in connection with the controversial CD purportedly showing him in a compromising position with a woman. "Singhvi should be hanged if found guilty," Anna Hazare said replying to a reporter's question. Anna...