Salman Khurshid

  • NGO run by Salman Khurshid, wife may face CBI probe: Sources 12 hours 12 minutes ago

    New Delhi: An NGO run by former external affairs minister Salman Khurshid and his wife Louise Khurshid may face a CBI probe, sources say. The case came to light during the UPA regime when a trust associated with the Congress leader was accused of malpractices. When asked, Social Justice and Empowerment Minister,...
  • Age row: Won't take up party posts after turning 65, says Satyavrat Chaturvedi 6 days ago

    New Delhi: The "age row" was back in focus for Congress on Wednesday with senior leader Satyavrat Chaturvedi saying he would not like to take up active posts within the party after he turns 65 next year. Downplaying the matter, however, party spokesman Salman Khurshid said in a lighter vein...
  • Congress sends relief material, volunteers to J&K 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Congress on Wednesday stepped in with aid efforts in Jammu and Kashmir by sending relief material, including boats, medicines and tents, besides 100 volunteers to the flood affected areas even as state governments ruled by it donated Rs 30 crore. Congress Chief Sonia Gandhi, who is abroad for a...
  • Amit Shah charge sheet: Congress expresses 'sense of satisfaction' 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Congress on Wednesday expressed a "sense of satisfaction" over the charge sheet against BJP President Amit Shah for allegedly violating the Model Code of Conduct by making an "objectionable" speech during campaigning for Lok Sabha polls in Uttar Pradesh. "We have a sense of satisfaction that something which...
  • Government should explain problems at WTO: Salman Khurshid August 3, 2014

    Panaji: Demanding an explanation from the government on the WTO logjam, former External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid on Sunday said there were no problems when the previous UPA regime negotiated the matter. The senior Congress leader said that the government has not "given a clear enough explanation" about the problems that...
  • Natwar Singh's book has left an unpleasant taste: Salman Khurshid August 3, 2014

    Panaji: As a debate continues over comments made about Sonia Gandhi in a new book by Natwar Singh, senior Congress leader Salman Khurshid said the issue has left an "unpleasant taste" and the former minister has forgotten the "good counsel and guidance" that he himself used to give. Saying that...
  • Unfortunate that a senior leader like Natwar is stooping so low: Salman Khurshid August 2, 2014

    Former union minister Natwar Singh's book 'One Life is Not Enough: An Autobiography' generated a lot of controversies. Former Union Minister Salman Khurshid said, "It is unfortunate that such a senior leader is resorting to such measures. True or not, there are some things that just shouldn't be said." ...
  • Hasty decisions in Juvenile Justice Act should be avoided: Khurshid July 14, 2014

    Former Union Minister Salman Khurshid said that the hasty decisions on Juvenile Justice Act should be avoided. His remarks came in the backdrop of Union Minister Maneka Gandhi's proposal to amend the act. He said, "We formed Justice Verma committee. We made all the necessary changes in law. There should...
  • Can't blame UPA for uproar over 4-year course in DU: Salman Khurshid June 24, 2014

    Former Union Minister Salman Khurshid on Tuesday said that the UPA government was not responsible for the uproar over the Delhi University's four-year undergraduate programme. In an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN, Khurshid said, "How can we take responsibility of a protest. We can take responsibility for the decision but not...
  • Government should have planned this better: Salman Khurshid June 24, 2014

    Former Union Minister Salman Khurshid blamed the Bharatiya Janta Party(BJP) for the ruckus over four-year undergraduate programme in the Delhi University. Vice Chancellor Dinesh Singh stepped down following a row with the University Grants Commission over the Four Year Undergraduate Program (FYUP). "The present government should have planned this better....
  • Salman Khurshid's cold storage surveyed by power department May 24, 2014

    The vigilance cell of Uttar Pradesh's power department  on Saturday surveyed the cold storage of former Union Minister Salman Khurshid but no irregularity was detected. Executive engineer Ramesh Prasad said Khurshid's cold storage at Kayamganj was surveyed to check actual power load. However, no irregularity was detected, he said. Khurshid had rented...
  • Landslide victory for BJP as it bags 73 out of 80 seats; SP, BSP, Congress routed May 16, 2014

    In a stunning comeback in Uttar Pradesh, the BJP has clinched victory in 73 seats by surpassing its highest tally of 58 seats in the state which brought the NDA government to power in 1998. The Congress has won two seat, the SP has won 5 while Apna Dal has recorded...
  • Jaitley should worry about BJP's PM candidate, not Manmohan: Khurshid May 13, 2014

    New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid has hit back at senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley for his remarks on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and the Congress. Khurshid said Jaitley should be more bothered about the BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. "How come Jaitley is realising things about Manmohan Singh...
  • Congress slams BJP for calling EC biased May 10, 2014

    The BJP continued to hurl barbs at the Election Commission for denying its prime ministerial nominee Narendra Modi to hold a rally in Varanasi. "Rahul's roadshow started from a place where we were not allowed. The EC has made it clear that in Beniabagh only BJP needed security and not...
  • Rahul's inspection of EVMs in Amethi not violation of law: Congress May 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress on Thursday hit out at BJP for demanding action against Rahul Gandhi for inspecting EVMs inside some polling booths in Amethi, saying the party had poor understanding of the law as the Congress vice president had done no cognisable offence. "BJP has a poor understanding about the law...
  • News 360: Modi attacks Rahul, calls Amethi the worst constituency in UP May 5, 2014

    Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi took the Lok Sabha election battle straight to the Congress stronghold of Amethi on Monday and challenged the Gandhis in their pocketborough. ...
  • Congress not appeasing Muslims, Modi uses lord Ram for votes: Khurshid May 5, 2014

    New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid on Monday hit out at Narendra Modi, the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) prime ministerial candidate, for invoking Hindu deity Ram's name at a rally in Faizabad, Uttar Pradesh. In an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN, Khurshid said that while invoking the name of the Hindu...
  • Live: Putting pictures of Ram on Modi's stage is questionable, says Khurshid May 5, 2014

    Salman Khurshid speaks to CNN-IBN. ...
  • Salman Khurshid backtracks on Congress support to Third Front April 29, 2014

    Going a full U-turn, Union Minister Salman Khurshid on Tuesday went back on his statement expressing support to Third Front, saying that UPA would form a government at the Centre. "UPA is going to form next government at the Centre. Those who are going to support it will be known in...
  • Congress will be reduced to 2-digit, NDA will get clear majority: Jaitley April 27, 2014

    A dat after Union Minister Salman Khurshid said that Congress could consider supporting a third front led government at the Centre, BJP leader Arun Jaitley on Sunday said that the Congress will be reduced to 2-digit. He said that NDA will get clear majority in the 2014 elections. ...
  • Congress could back Third Front to form government: Salman Khurshid April 26, 2014

    Farrukhabad: Congress could consider extending support to the Third Front or taking its help to form the government if necessary after the Lok Sabha elections, Union Minister Salman Khurshid said on Saturday. He claimed that Narendra Modi was going to emerge as a "big problem" for BJP and referring to...
  • Lok Sabha polls: Over 60 pc turnout in UP amid violent clashes, boycott April 24, 2014

    Lucknow: In the third phase of Lok Sabha election for 12 seats in Uttar Pradesh approximately 60.12 per cent voters exercised their franchise amidst incidents of violent clashes and boycott. State Chief Electoral Officer Umesh Sinha said that approximately 60.12 per cent voting was registered between 7 am to 6 pm...
  • Lok Sabha elections: UP records 58.5 per cent voter turnout April 24, 2014

    Polling for 12 seats in the fourth phase of Lok Sabha elections in Uttar Pradesh would be held on Thursday to decide the fate of 187 candidates, including SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav and Union Minister Salman Khurshid. The focus will on the Yadav family as the SP chief is fighting...
  • Union minister Salman Khurshid booked for violating model code of conduct April 23, 2014

    An FIR was on Wednesday registered against Union minister Salman Khurshid and one of his supporters for alleged violation of poll code here. Khurshid, it is alleged that held an election meeting in the evening here after the prescribed time for the campaigning was over. The case was registered at Fatehgarh police...
  • UPA government badly steeped in corruption, SP, BSP backing it: Rajnath April 23, 2014

    BJP on Tuesday lashed out at SP and BSP for supporting UPA government at the Centre, despite knowing fully well that it was "badly steeped" in corruption. BJP President Rajnath Singh told an election meeting at Mainpuri that SP and BSP accuse each other during elections in Uttar Pradesh, but after...
  • MPs rating: Salman Khurshid's performance is below average April 23, 2014

    External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid has scored 4.8 on a scale of 10 in a survey conducted by CNN-IBN and ADR that rates our parliamentarians' performance. The Congress leader is a 2 time MP from Farrukhabad in Uttar Pradesh. His rating is below the average score of 5.6. Khurshid got...
  • Poll authorities serve notice to Salman Khurshid over expenses April 16, 2014

    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 the notice,...
  • Modi launches attack on Manmohan invoking Sanjaya Baru's book April 13, 2014

    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...