As pressure from minsterial aspirants mounted in the ruling Congress, senior party leader Digvijay Singh on Tuesday said it was the prerogative of Chief Minister Siddaramaiah to expand his ministry and the AICC does not intefere in it.
Senior Congress leader Digvijay Singh on Monday said the outcome of Assembly by-polls had shown that the "so called" (Narendra) Modi wave was on the decline and complimented Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and RJD`s Lalu Prasad for coming together to defeat "communal forces".
Expressing satisfaction over the STF probe in the MPPEB scam, Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Babulal Gaur has said the state government would not have an objection if a court hands over the inquiry to CBI.
Days after raising a storm in the Parliament demanding a discussion over the Communal Violence Bill, Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said that `communal riots in UP were artificially engineered`, adding that the communal incidents were part of a deliberate strategy to “divide the poor”.
With the issue of Baba Ramdev`s aide Ved Pratap Vaidik`s meeting with Pakistani terrorist leader Hafiz Saeed escalating, the voices within the Congress are growing against the BJP`s stand on the matter. On Monday, Congress spokesperson Digvijay Singh took to a social-networking site Twitter to criticise the BJP on going soft on Pakistan and terror.
Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh on Monday began a seven-day fast near the Collectorate here to protest the non-payment of compensation to farmers for crop damage and for demanding a CBI probe in the MPPEB scam.
In an attempt to corner the Bharatiya Janata Party government in Madhya Pradesh, Congress leader Digvijay Singh will sit on a seven-day hunger strike in Guna district from Monday, protesting against the state government for not providing relief to natural-calamity hit farmers.
An ABVP leader on Sunday tried to turn the heat of MPPEB`s PMT scam on Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh by alleging that one of the main accused was appointed by Singh in his capacity as Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister in 1995.
Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh said he will stage a seven-day hunger strike in Guna district headquarter from July 7, protesting against the state government for not providing relief to natural-calamity hit farmers.
Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh on Saturday said he will stage a seven-day hunger strike in Guna district headquarter from July 7, protesting against the state government for not providing relief to natural-calamity hit farmers.
Rahul Gandhi has all the "attributes" of a genuine leader and there is no confusion in the party over his leadership qualities, Congress said on Monday, seeking to put an end to the controversy sparked by General Secretary Digvijay Singh`s comments that he lacked "ruling temperament".
Congress on Monday went into damage control mode over party general secretary Digvijay Singh`s purported comment that Rahul Gandhi does not have the temperament of a ruler even as BJP attacked the Congress Vice President saying he was "not Prime Minister material".
Hours after saying that Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi does not have the temperament to rule, party general secretary Digvijaya Singh on Friday defended the Gandhi scion, saying that he is fighting injustice not chasing power.