DIGVIJAYA SINGH

  • 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...
  • 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. ...
  • 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 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". ...
  • Hot Seat: Congress is voice of the people, says Digvijaya Singh January 10, 2015

    In an exclusive interview with CNN-IBN, senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh talks about party's strategy for coming Delhi Assembly elections. ...
  • Rumblings within Congress: Is Rahul Gandhi's leadership under threat? November 6, 2014

    Amidst growing discontent within the Congress, the disciplinary committee of the party will look into former finance minster P Chidambaram's son Karti's comments criticising the party high command. ...
  • Congress defends Robert Vadra, says reporter breached agreement November 2, 2014

    Businessman Robert Vadra lost his cool when a reporter asked him about his alleged involvement in land scams in Haryana. Instead of merely refusing to answer the question, Vadra got angry and pushed the reporter's mic away from him and walked away. Senior Congress leader Digvijay Singh spoke in defence...
  • Congress slams PM Modi for statement on black money November 2, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that he would not leave any stone unturned to bring all the 'black money' back to India. He said that neither he nor the Centre was aware of the exact amount of money stashed abroad. Senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh said, "If he...
  • Dissent within Congress after differing opinions on central leadership come to fore November 1, 2014

    Senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Saturday once again pitched for Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi taking the charge of the party while Sonia Gandhi should act as a mentor. ...
  • Black money: Congress dares BJP October 27, 2014

    Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Monday dared the BJP to name any of his party leaders with an illegitimate bank account abroad. ...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey July 31, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • India@9 with Bhupendra Chaubey June 30, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • Telangana formation: Fulfilled our promise but didnt benefit politically, says Congress June 2, 2014

    Congress general secretary Digvijaya Singh on Monday said that the party has fulfilled its promise even as it did not benefit politically. "We would like to see both states help each other and grow. KCR invited State Congress leaders but not Central Congress leaders," Digvijya said. On the other side,...
  • Congress needs to reinvent organisational structure: Digvijaya Singh May 20, 2014

    Congress general secretary Digvijaya Singh said that the party needs to reinvent its organisational structure. In an interview to IBN18 EditorinChief Rajdeep Sardesai, Digvijaya said, "It was a disappointing result; we have to reinvent our organisational structure." ...
  • Watch: 'The Election That Isn't' with Cyrus Broacha May 4, 2014

    In this episode of 'The Election That Isn't', Cyrus Broacha takes on 2 FIR filed against BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi for violating the model code of conduct, Ramdev's controversial 'Honeymoon' remark against Rahul Gandhi and Congress leader Digvijaya Singh admits his affair with TV journalist. He also spoke...
  • Watch: Cyrus takes on Digvijaya for having affair with woman TV journalist May 4, 2014

    Congress general secretary Digvijaya Singh has tweeted that he is in a relationship with a journalist Amrita Rai. In a tweet he said, "I have no hesitation in accepting my relationship with Amrita Rai. She and her husband have already filed a mutual consent divorce case." ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai May 1, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Should a politician's private life become a public issue? May 1, 2014

    Congress general secretary Digvijaya Singh has tweeted that he is in a relationship with a journalist Amrita Rai. In a tweet he said, "I have no hesitation in accepting my relationship with Amrita Rai. She and her husband have already filed a mutual consent divorce case." ...
  • News 360: My father died for the country, Priyanka's retort to Modi May 1, 2014

    Hitting out at Bharatiya Janata Party Prime Ministerial nominee Narendra Modi for his 'daughter' remark, Priyanka Gandhi said that she did not appreciate such remarks for his father. "My father died for this country more than 20 years ago. I loved him more than anyone in the world. I really...
  • A Billion Votes: Should politicians personal lives be subject of political debate? May 1, 2014

    Congress general secretary Digvijaya Singh has tweeted that he is in a relationship with a journalist Amrita Rai. In a tweet he said, "I have no hesitation in accepting my relationship with Amrita Rai. She and her husband have already filed a mutual consent divorce case." ...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha interviews Digvijaya Singh March 23, 2014

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

    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. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai March 19, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Congress likely to field Digvijaya Singh against Modi from Varanasi March 19, 2014

    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? March 19, 2014

    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. ...
  • Seemandhra people to be compensated for revenue loss: Digvijaya February 12, 2014

    Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh said the Seemandhra people will be compensated for the revenue loss but it won't be be possible to do it in the Telangana Bill. Digvijaya said, "There is a justification for Seemandhra people to be compensated for the revenue loss at least initially for sometime....
  • Telangana turmoil: Congress's olive branch to AP CM after he threatens to quit January 31, 2014

    A day after Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Kiran Kumar Reddy told CNNIBN that he will quit politics if the Telangana Bill is passed, the Congress's state incharge Digvijaya Singh has appealed to him, asking him to reconsider his decision. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai January 27, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: MNS attacks toll plazas, NCP calls it political stunt January 27, 2014

    Maharashtra Navnirman Sena MLA Pravin Darekar and 71 workers were arrested on Monday for vandalising a toll booth in Dahisar. The MNS workers were charged with sections of arson, riot, damage to public property. ...
  • Rahul Gandhi could have handled ordinance issue better: Digvijaya January 19, 2014

    Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi could have handled the ordinance issue better when he had made a surprise appearance at a press meet to denounce it as "complete nonsense", said Congress leader Digvijaya Singh. In an exclusive interview with Karan Thapar in Devil's Advocate, Digvijaya also defended his party's decision...