DIGVIJAYA SINGH

  • Defamation row: Delhi court to hear Nitin Gadkari's plea against Digvijaya Singh 20 hours 41 minutes ago

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Saturday fixed April 29 for hearing the arguments on framing of charges on a criminal defamtion complaint filed by union minister Nitin Gadkari against Congress leader Digvijaya Singh. Metropolitan Magistrate Gomati Manocha deferred the matter after counsel appearing for them sought adjournment due to the...
  • Digvijaya Singh slams AAP for farmer's suicide in Delhi rally 2 days ago

    Bhopal: Congress general secretary Divijay Singh on Thursday criticised AAP for the farmer suicide during the party rally in Delhi on Wednesday, calling party convener Arvind Kejriwal "insensitive". "Neither the AAP cadre nor police came forward to rescue him. It was very shocking to me that Kejriwal remained so insensitive that...
  • Rahul Gandhi ready to lead Congress as generational change in party inevitable, says Shashi Tharoor 4 days ago

    New Delhi: With speculations rife on who will lead the Congress, senior party leader and Thiruvananthapuram MP Shashi Tharoor said a generational change in the party is inevitable. Even though party leaders are tight-lipped on when Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi will be elevated and take over the reigns of...
  • Rahul back in action, Congress leaders switch sides, Kisan rally's success to decide the fate of many 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Sensing a major revamp in the Congress party, several leaders have now switched sides to be on the right side of party Vice President Rahul Gandhi. From defending his long leave to vouching his name for the party president's post, everyone wants to be in his good books. Rahul,...
  • Why #ZameenWapsi could well lead to #CongressWapsi 1 week ago

    After the 16th of May 2014, the BJP with its massive tally of 282 seats, have been betraying a sense of confidence, sometimes even trespassing the fine line that separates confidence from arrogance. Even the drubbing received in the Delhi elections, hadn't dented their spirit. But lately it seems,...
  • Congress launches website zameenwapsi.com to counter BJP's claims about Land Acquisition Bill 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Amidst protests over the controversial Land Acquisition Bill, Congress on Saturday launched a website 'zameenwapsi.com' to counter Bharatiya Janata Party's claims regarding the proposedjxc legislation. The website will have all the information regarding Land Bill 2013 version piloted by the Congress and the 2015 one which the BJP-led NDA...
  • Masarat Alam is a guest of J&K government, might have been served biryani, says Digvijaya Singh April 17, 2015

    New Delhi: Congress leader and General Secretary Digvijaya Singh on Friday sparked off a row by asking if like 26/11 Mumbai terror attack accused Ajmal Kasab, separatist leader Masarat Alam too was served biryani under arrest. Singh said, "Jammu and Kashmir government should tell under what sections have Masarat Alam and...
  • Digvijaya courts controversy, asks if Kashmiri separatist Masarat Alam was served biryani under house arrest April 17, 2015

    Senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh stroked a controversy by asking if like 26/11 Mumbai attack convict Ajmal Kasab, Kashmiri separatist Masarat Alam too was served biryani under arrest. Singh said, "Kasab wasn't served biryani, Masarat Alam might have been. Was Alam served biryani when under house arrest? Jammu and Kashmir...
  • With Rahul Gandhi's return, major changes in Congress certain, says Digvijaya Singh April 17, 2015

    New Delhi: After two-month long break, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi is now all set to take party's charge and organisational changes will be seen soon. Senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh confirmed that there will be changes in the party. Rahul returned to India on Thursday after his two-month long sabbatical....
  • Unnecessary Rahul bashing, says Digvijaya Singh April 16, 2015

    In an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN, Congress's General Secretary Digvijaya Singh talks about Rahul Gandhi's return and paralysis within the party. ...
  • After nearly two months of absence, Rahul Gandhi to return to Delhi today April 15, 2015

    New Delhi: Speculations over Congress vice President Rahul Gandhi are likely to end as there are reports that he will be returning to Delhi late on Wednesday night. Rahul has been on leave since the February 22 missing the first leg of the crucial Budget session of Parliament. He is...
  • Rahul Gandhi needs to be seen more, politics cannot be a part time job, says Digvijaya Singh April 14, 2015

    New Delhi: With Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi likely to return from his two-month long sabbatical on Wednesday, senior party leaders have been hinting that he may take a more proactive role. Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh said Rahul needs to be seen more and politics cannot be taken as...
  • Digvijaya Singh demands government to probe snooping allegations against Nehru April 11, 2015

    Senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh has demanded the government to set up a committee and initiate an investigation into the snooping charges against former prime minister Jawahar Lal Nehru. He also accused the RSS and the BJP of conspiring to malign Nehru's image. He said, "I want MHA and PMO...
  • Digvijaya Singh mocks Modi government, says PM buying fighter jets and Defence Minister fish April 11, 2015

    NEw Delhi: Senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Saturday mocked Narendra Modi government's mantra 'Minimum government and maximum governance'. The remarks came at a time when Prime Minister Narendra Modi is in on a three-nation tour to France, Germany and Canada. Singh tweeted, "When PM was buying fighter aircrafts in France...
  • Congress hits back over spying allegations against Nehru, asks if Sardar Patel, Shastri were part of it April 11, 2015

    New Delhi: An embarrassed Congress has hit back at the Narendra Modi government over snooping allegations against former prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru. Senior party leader Digvijaya Singh pointed out that Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel and Lal Bahadur Shastri were the home ministers when the alleged snooping on freedom fighter Netaji Subhas...
  • Rahul Gandhi to address Congress's Kisan rally on April 19, says Digvijaya Singh April 6, 2015

    New Delhi: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi is likely to address party's Kisan rally against Land Acquisition Bill on April 19, party senior leader Digvijaya Singh said on Monday. Gandhi has been missing from action during the crucial Parliament session. Rahul's whereabouts during the leave period have not been disclosed by...
  • Ahead of Rahul Gandhi's return, Digvijaya Singh says timing of his long leave was wrong April 5, 2015

    New Delhi: Ahead of Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi's return next week, his mentor and party's General Secretary Digvijaya Singh said the timing of Rahul's long leave was wrong. He also said that Congress President Sonia Gandhi should continue to be in active politics even after Rahul replaces her from...
  • Digvijaya Singh does not rule out Rahul Gandhi taking Congress command soon April 2, 2015

    Hyderabad: AICC General Secretary Digvijaya Singh on Thursday did not rule out the possibility of Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi taking over the reins of the party in near future. "Let's see," was Singh's reply when asked about reports of the Gandhi scion taking over as AICC president in the party convention...
  • Only Arvind Kejriwal's writ runs in AAP, says Digvijaya Singh March 28, 2015

    Guna: Taking a dig at Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) over its current turmoil, senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Saturday said only its Convener Arvind Kejriwal's writ runs in the outfit, which has shown the doors to "moderate and secular" leaders. "Mein to pahle se hi kahta tha ki na...
  • BJP alleges Digvijaya Singh took money from MP builder, Congess denies March 15, 2015

    Bhopal: The ruling BJP in Madhya Pradesh has alleged that Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh took crores of rupees from a local builder in lieu of granting undue favours to him when his party was in power in the state. However, the Congress has denied the charges. MP BJP unit president...
  • FIR against Digvijaya Singh over appointments in Congress regime March 1, 2015

    Bhopal: An FIR was filed against Congress general secretary Digvijaya Singh, former Speaker of the Madhya Pradesh Assembly Sriniwas Tiwari and 17 others in connection with their appointment to the legislature secretariat during the Congress regime. Deputy secretary of the state Assembly Shyamlal Maithil filed the FIR at Jehangirabad police station. Principal...
  • Digvijaya Singh defends Rahul Gandhi for taking a break but admits 'timing could have been better' February 24, 2015

    New Delhi: Coming to the defence of Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi, senior party leader Digvijaya Singh said there was nothing wrong in taking a break because it helps in introspecting. However, he admitted that a leave during the Budget session of Parliament might have been avoided. "If Rahul wans...
  • Modi trying to 'occupy centrestage of Congress': Digvijaya Singh February 21, 2015

    Bengaluru: Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh on Saturday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of trying to occupy the "centrestage" of the Congress party with his talk on tolerance and right of minorities, and asked whether "a leopard ever changes its spots." "Today the definition of secularism is being challenged. What...
  • UPA caused losses worth crores of rupees in coal: Prakash Javadekar February 20, 2015

    Bhopal: Stating that Rs 80,000 crore has been raked in through auctioning of 14 coal blocks, Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Friday said the previous UPA government had caused losses worth crores of rupees. "...the government has auctioned just 14 and earned a revenue of Rs 80,000 crore. The...
  • Bhopal: Police release water canon on Congress workers protesting Vyapam scam February 18, 2015

    Bhopal: Opposition Congress protested against Shivraj Singh Chouhan government in Madhya Pradesh over the Vyapam scam with the police releasing water canon on the protestors. Earlier in the day, the state Assembly also witnessed ruckus. The Congress leaders walked out while Governor Ram Naresh Yadav was delivering his speech on the...
  • Modi-Pawar bonhomie: Digvijay calls it another 'U-turn' by PM February 16, 2015

    New Delhi: Congress leader Digvijay Singh on Monday took a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the recent bonhomie with NCP chief Sharad Pawar, alleging that it was "another U turn" by Modi who had not long back dubbed NCP as "naturally corrupt party". "NCP 'Naturally Corrupt Party' becomes...
  • Digvijaya Singh says Kejriwal part of RSS plan to overthrow Congress February 15, 2015

    Congress on Sunday sought to give a new twist to AAP's victory in the Delhi polls with party general secretary Digvijaya Singh saying Arvind Kejriwal is part of the overall plan of RSS for a "Congress Mukt Bharat". ...
  • Arvind Kejriwal part of RSS plan for Congress-free India: Digvijaya Singh February 15, 2015

    New Delhi: Congress on Sunday sought to give a new twist to Aam Aadmi Party's victory in the Delhi Assembly elections with party general secretary Digvijaya Singh saying Arvind Kejriwal is part of the overall plan of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh for a "Congress Mukt Bharat". "Kejriwal is a part of the...
  • Stop flying, come down to the ground: Congress to BJP February 10, 2015

    New Delhi: Having drawn a blank in the Delhi polls, Congress on Tuesday sought solace in BJP's drubbing at the hands of the Arvind Kejriwal-led outfit with party leaders advising its saffron rivals at the Centre to "stop flying and come to the ground". While Congress questioned whether RSS had...
  • Digvijaya Singh denies Jayanthi Natarajan's allegations against Rahul Gandhi January 30, 2015

    New Delhi: After Union Minister Jayanthi Natarajan resigned from the primary membership of the party questioning the democratic nature of Congress, senior leader Digvijaya Singh speaking in defence of Rahul Gandhi denied all the allegations made by her. "It is absolutly wrong that Sonia or Rahul interfered in the functioning of...