Digvijaya Singh

  • 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 didn’t 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 Editor-in-Chief 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 CNN-IBN 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...
  • BJP portraying Iran as MP in its ads, claims Digvijaya Singh November 20, 2013

    Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh has accused the Bharatiya Janata Party of cheating the voters through its advertisements. Pointing to an advertisement of the Madhya Pradesh government, Singh said that the fields shown in it are those of Iran and not of Madhya Pradesh. ...
  • UP: Digvijaya shares dais with Tauquir Raza in Sambhal November 10, 2013

    Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh shared the dais with Muslim Cleric Maulana Tauquir Raza Khan in Sambhal, Uttar Pradesh on Sunday. Ironically, this comes just days after the Congess party slammmed the AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal for meeting Raza. ...
  • Watch: India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey November 8, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • Is Congress paranoid about 2014 polls, Narendra Modi? November 8, 2013

    Seeking a ban on opinion polls, pulling out its spokespersons from any debate on poll surveys, the Congress is now hitting out at global investment firm Goldman Sachs for predicting positive results for the Indian economy on the basis of opinion polls which show that Narendra Modi-led NDA could win...
  • Opinion polls not scientific, should be banned: Digvijaya Singh November 4, 2013

    Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh alleged that opinion polls are not scientific and hence should be banned. He said, "Exit polls are fine but pre-poll opinion polls should not be allowed." ...
  • Digvijaya Singh asks EC to ban opinion polls November 4, 2013

    Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh has asked for opinion polls to be banned, a demand the Congress has placed before the Election Commission. He said, "Opinion polls should be stopped. In a state like Madhya Pradesh which has more than 3 crore voters how can you do a survey with...
  • Lata Mangeshkar entitled to her views: Digvijaya Singh November 2, 2013

    Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh hit out at Gujarat Chief Minister and BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on claiming Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel's legacy. He said, "How can Sardar Patel agree with the ideology that killed Mahatma Gandhi?" On singer Lata Mangeshkar saying Mosi is a better PM...
  • Digvijaya Singh hits out at BJP for temple stampede in MP October 13, 2013

    Congress General Secretary hit out at BJP for Ratangarh temple stampede in Datia, Nadhta Pradesh. He said, "Under the governance of the BJP, the officials take bribes which cause such incidents and the government doesn't react. A blueprint should be prepared so that such incidents do not occur again." ...
  • Digvijaya appeals to Andhra people to call off their protest against Telangana October 8, 2013

    Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh appealed to Seemandhra people to call off their protest against Telangana. "I appeal to all people striking in Andhra Pradesh today, the power department workers, to call off their protest. The Home Minister has said that all grievances associated with the bifurcation will be...
  • Digvijaya Singh should answer how Jagan got bail: Chandrababu Naidu October 7, 2013

    Accusing the Congress and Centre of being only interested in votes and not the welfare of the people, TDP chief Chandrababu Naidu accused the Congress of playing dirty politics by bifurcating Andhra Pradesh. "The Congress is playing dirty politics, they are taking support of both TRS and YSR Congress. Digvijaya...
  • Digvijaya accuses Jagan, Naidu of political opportunism on Telangana October 5, 2013

    Congress General Secretary and party's Andhra Pradesh in-charge Digvijaya Singh accused YSR Congress chief Jagan Mohan Reddy and TDP chief Chandrababu Naidu of political opportunism. "Both Chandrababu Naidu and Jagan Reddy asked for creation of Telangana. They could have changed their decision but the Congress party can't," he said. ...