SALMAN KHURSHID

  • What is Centre doing to counter Islamic State, asks Khurshid November 29, 2014

    Congress leader Salman Khurshid on Saturday reacted to Home Minister Rajnath Singh's statement wherein he said that the Islamic State was of concern to the government. He asked what the Centre was doing in this regard. ...
  • Jaitley slams Khurshid, says Modi gets a larger audience in Sydney than Congress leaders in India November 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Attacking Congress leader Salman Khurshid for questioning the genuineness of crowd during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's trips abroad, Union Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday said his plight was understandle as Modi had a larger audience in Sydney than his leader got in India. "If UPA leaders during their days...
  • Khurshid questions genuineness of crowds for Modi abroad November 17, 2014

    Farukhabad/New Delhi: Questioning the genuineness of crowds seen during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's trips abroad, Congress leader Salman Khurshid has suggested that people are taken from India for "slogan-shouting", a comment which was slammed by the BJP. Former External Affairs Minister Khurshid referred Modi's address...
  • Black money: Would be wrong if Modi government does cherry picking, says Khurshid October 27, 2014

    The Congress has attacked the Narendra Modi government saying that it is selectively revealing names of people having black money accounts. The Congress has questioned as to why the Centre named only three businessmen having black money accounts and not others. ...
  • Black money: Congress demands apology as Centre refuses to declare names of account holders October 17, 2014

    New Delhi: With the Centre announcing its apprehensions regarding declaring names of people having black money stashed away in foreign banks, Congress on Friday launched a scathing attack on the BJP-led coalition. "Declare black money account holders or apologize to Congress for previous attacks," Congress leader and former External Affairs Minister...
  • In the Kashmir issue we stand by PM Modi, says Salman Khurshid September 28, 2014

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, Congress leader Salman Khurshid said that Pakistan was a tough customer and India needs to deal with them. "Let us do this with dignity. Pakistan has been a betrayer for years now. In the Kashmir matter, the entire country stands together," said Khurshid. ...
  • Shiv Sena backs Modi's remarks on Muslims, says his 'Hindutvawad' not reduced by it September 22, 2014

    Mumbai: The Bharatiya Janata Party ally Shiv Sena has backed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's comments on Muslims in India by saying that his 'Hindutvawad' has not reduced because he called them patriotic. An editorial in Sena's mouthpiece Saamna said, "As a Prime Minister, Modi represents people from all communities and there...
  • Muslims in India don't need Modi's certificate for their patriotism: Khurshid September 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Former Union minister Salman Khurshid hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his comments on the Muslims and said that the community in India doesn't need a certificate from him to prove its patriotism. Khurshid said, "It's as if Modi just discovered that Muslims are patriotic. They need...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories September 19, 2014

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  • India @ 9 with Ananya Dasgupta September 19, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Ananya Dasgupta on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Xi Jinping wraps his first visit to India, will invest $20 billion September 19, 2014

    Chinese President Xi Jinping wraps up his first visit to India. Xi's landmark visit saw India and China reaffirm their commitment for mutual cooperation. China is investing $20 billion in India, and 12 agreements were signed on Thursday. ...
  • Why no CBI probe against 93 other blacklisted NGOs: Khurshid's wife to Centre September 17, 2014

    Congress Leader Salman Khurshid's wife Loius Khurshid has slammed the Social Justice Ministry for its recommendation for a CBI probe into allegations of embezzlement against an NGO run by him and his wife. ...
  • Thawar Chand Gehlot assured a quick decision in Salman Khurshid's NGO case September 17, 2014

    In an interview to CNNIBN, Union Minister Thawar Chand Gehlot said that NGO headed by Congress leader Salman Khurshid is likely to face CBI probe. "Decision on issue will be taken soon. Law department is investigating the matter," assured Gehlot. ...
  • NGO run by Salman Khurshid, wife may face CBI probe: Sources September 16, 2014

    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 September 10, 2014

    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 September 10, 2014

    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' September 10, 2014

    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...
  • 16 December case was not 'small' as BJP feels: Salman Khurshid August 22, 2014

    After the Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley termed the 16 December gangrape case as 'small' incident, the Congress came down heavily on BJP. ...
  • 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 4year 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 fouryear undergraduate programme. In an exclusive interview to CNNIBN, 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 fouryear 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. ...