Salman Khurshid

  • Poll authorities serve notice to Salman Khurshid over expenses 16-04-2014 05:52 PM

    District Election Officer has served notices to 10 candidates including Union Minister Salman Khurshid for not keeping record of election expenses, official sources said on Wednesday. DEO Pawan Kumar served notices to Congress candidate Khurshid, BSP candidate Jaiveer Singh, SP's Rameshwar Singh Yadav and seven other candidates, on Tuesday. In...
  • Modi launches attack on Manmohan invoking Sanjaya Baru's book 12-04-2014 11:19 PM

    Pune: Raking up the raging controversy over the explosive claims made by the PM's former media advisor Sanjaya Baru's book, the BJP's prime ministerial aspirant Narendra Modi has said that the "accident" has ruined the entire nation and the nation has seen a saw a lot of decline in the...
  • Dimple, Khurshid, Hema Malini file nominations 03-04-2014 08:33 PM

    Hema Malini, Salman Khurshid and Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's wife Dimple were among the high-profile candidates who filed nomination papers for the Lok Sabha polls in Uttar Pradesh Thursday. Dimple Yadav filed her papers from Kannauj, where she is the incumbent MP. She told journalists in the presence of her...
  • Abstention louder than any vote

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    With India's abstention vote, it would seem that South Block is wresting back control of its decision-making authority from that domestic sphere that has ridden...

  • Khurshid hits out at UP police over poll code violation case 28-03-2014 03:30 PM

    Union Minister Salman Khurshid on Friday attacked Uttar Pradesh police for lodging a case of violation of model code of conduct against him, saying he would have taken the police team "hostage" as it had entered the premises without any warrant. "Had I been present in the hospital, I would...
  • Azam Khan urges Centre to restore Haj quota of Uttar Pradesh 27-03-2014 09:13 PM

    Uttar Pradesh government on Wednesdayrequested the Centre to reconsider its decision to decreasethe Haj quota of the Uttar Pradesh. "I have written a letter to External Affairs MinisterSalman Khurshid asking him to reconsider the Centre's decisionto decrease Haj quota of the state," state Minority Welfare ~~amp;amp;Haj Minister, Azam Khan said...
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  • A Billion Votes: Has BJP betrayed Jaswant Singh? 24-03-2014 08:05 PM

    Rebel BJP leader Jaswant Singh, who filed nomination papers as an Independent candidate from Barmer in Rajasthan on Monday, hit out at the BJP top brass for claiming that he felt betrayed by them. ...
  • LS polls: Salman Khurshid booked for violation of poll code 24-03-2014 05:52 PM

    Union minister Salman Khurshid has been booked for alleged violation of Model Code of Conduct in his parliamentary constituency in Farrukhabad, police said. The FIR was registered on Sunday night against Khurshid and his two supporters after a vehicle, loaded with solar lights and some other material purportedly meant for...
  • Sangh workers distributed sweets after Mahatma Gandhi's assassination: Salman Khurshid 21-03-2014 07:51 PM

    After Rahul Gandhi's remark accusing RSS of having killed Mahatma Gandhi, Union Minister Salman Khurshid on Friday went a step further alleging that the Sangh volunteers had distributed sweets in their homes after the assassination. "The RSS workers killed Mahatma Gandhi and after his assassination they distributed sweets in their...
  • Khurshid compares Modi to a nursery student who thinks he has a PhD 19-03-2014 09:21 AM

    New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid has once again stroked a controversy by questioning Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's claim of having received a clean chit in 2002 Gujarat riots and comparing him to a nursery student. Khurshid said, "I don't know of Supreme Court giving...
  • No sign missing Malaysian jet was on a 9/11 type attack: Khurshid 17-03-2014 07:50 AM

    New Delhi: While there are some reports that the missing Malaysian jet MH 370 was headed for a 9/11 style attack on India, Minister of External Affairs Salman Khurshid has said that India had not got any indications as yet for such an attack. "I don't think we have gone...
  • Salman Khurshid denies attacking SC, EC 15-03-2014 04:19 PM

    Under attack over his comments about the Supreme Court and the Election Commission in London, External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid on Saturday said that he was "saddened" by the unfair manner in which his comments were reported to feed "an already frenzied and surcharged atmosphere" in the country. He also...
  • Khurshid mocked EC as he knew Congress will lose elections: Modi 14-03-2014 03:24 PM

    Narendra Modi has hit out at External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid for speaking against the Supreme Court and the Election Commission of India in a foreign land. ...
  • SC, EC must take cognisance of Khurshid's remarks: BJP 14-03-2014 03:09 PM

    BJP on Friday termed as "very dangerous" External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid's comments questioning the role of the Supreme Court and Election Commission and said the two institutions must take suo motu cognisance of it. BJP also accused Khurshid and the Congress of denigrating constitutional institutions and charged them with...
  • Khurshid defends his remark on SC, says reforms are needed 13-03-2014 08:28 PM

    New Delhi: After ridiculing country's apex bodies, External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid has now defended his comments on the Supreme Court saying reforms are needed to ensure better functioning of judiciary in India. Earlier, Khurshid had slammed the SC judges saying they should get their act together instead of directing...
  • Khurshid comes under fire over comments on SC, EC 13-03-2014 06:20 PM

    External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid's comments in London in which he is said to have questioned the role of Supreme Court and Election Commission have drawn flak in various quarters. Reacting to the issue, BJP leader Prakash Javadekar said that the comments had been made out of desperation. "Khurshid's diatribe...
  • Salman Khurshid ridicules SC, mocks EC, says they direct MPs too much 13-03-2014 08:24 AM

    New Delhi: In what could be a major embarrassment for the Congress ahead of the general elections, External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid has ridiculed the Supreme Court and the Election Commission. Khurshid said that directions issued by the Election Commission can only ensure that a party will lose elections and...
  • Rahul is our leader, nothing wrong in accepting his suggestions: Khurshid 09-03-2014 11:14 PM

    New Delhi: Emphasising on the hierarchy in the UPA, External Affairs Minister and senior Congress leader Salman Khurshid said that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh leads the government, Congress president Sonia Gandhi heads the UPA and party Vice President Rahul Gandhi is the second most powerful in the party. He defended...
  • Khurshid condoles families of 5 Indians on-board missing Malaysian flight 09-03-2014 10:47 PM

    Salman Khurshid on Sunday said that he had condolences to the families of 5 missing Indian on-board missing Malaysian flight. ...
  • Rahul Gandhi our leader, the boss: Salman Khurshid 09-03-2014 05:52 PM

    Emphasising on the hierarchy in the UPA, External Affairs Minister and senior Congress leader Salman Khurshid said that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh leads the government, Congress president Sonia Gandhi heads the UPA and party Vice President Rahul Gandhi is the second most powerful in the party. Speaking to CNN-IBN's Karan...
  • Khurshid refuses to apologise for calling Modi 'impotent' 09-03-2014 07:40 AM

    New Delhi: External Affairs Minister and senior Congress leader Salman Khurshid has defended his recent controversial comment calling BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi 'impotent'. Speaking to CNN-IBN's Karan Thapar on Devil's Advocate he refused to apologise for it but said that he was mindful of the the fact that...
  • Seniors within BJP are not happy with Narendra Modi, claims Salman Khurshid 08-03-2014 11:50 PM

    Launching a fresh attack on Narendra Modi, Union minister Salman Khurshid on Saturday said how can the Gujarat chief minister keep the people of the country satisfied when his seniors in the party are not satisfied and "making comments against him". Khurshid claimed that senior BJP leaders Sushma Swaraj and...
  • Disruption of Parliament led to exploration of Ordinance route on anti-graft bills 04-03-2014 11:05 PM

    The government is not bypassing Parliament on the issue of bringing a set of anti-graft ordinances but continuous disruption of proceedings led to exploring the Ordinance route, External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid said on Tuesday. Talking to reporters on his way back from Myanmar, Khurshid said normally these bills should...
  • Justice KT Thomas opting out of Lokpal Search Committee disappointing: Khurshid 03-03-2014 11:24 PM

    After the head of the Lokpal Search Committee Justice KT Thomas pulled out from the panel, External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid said that if somebody of his calibre and quality didn't wanted to get involved then it was disappointing, but there would be someone else who will get involved. ...
  • BJP activists burn Khurshid's effigy for remarks against Narendra Modi 03-03-2014 10:58 PM

    A group of BJP activists on Monday burnt an effigy of External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid for his remarks against Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi. The activists of the Vasundhara Brigade also demanded an apology from Khurshid for calling BJP's prime ministerial candidate Modi "napunsak (impotent)". Khurshid had last week...
  • PM arrives in Myanmar for BIMSTEC summit 03-03-2014 06:10 PM

    Nay Pyi Taw: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived in Myanmar on Monday to attend the BIMSTEC Summit, making a strong pitch for giving a fillip to India's Look East policy and explore ways to enhance connectivity, transport, trade, tourism and other linkages to all the northeastern states. Singh, who is...
  • Ignoring Rahul, Khurshid stands by his 'impotent' remark 01-03-2014 09:23 PM

    Notwithstanding Rahul Gandhi's disapproval, Union minister Salman Khurshid on Saturday said he stood by his remark, in which he had dubbed Narendra Modi as "impotent" due to his "inability" to control riots. Khurshid said what other term could be used for a person like Modi. "Was it not his duty...
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