Yakub Memon Hanging: Should capital punishment be abolished?-Part 3

Congress MP Sashi Tharoor triggered a controversy, Thursday, by terming the execution of 1993 Mumbai blasts case co-conspirator Yakub Memon as “state-sponsored killing”.

Shashi Tharoor condems Yakub Memon's hanging

Congress leader Shashi Tharoor said he was "saddened" by 1993 Mumbai serial blasts convict Yakub Memon's execution on Thursday.

Twitterratis slam Digvijay Singh over tweets on Yakub Memon's hanging
Twitterratis slam Digvijay Singh over tweets on Yakub Memon's hanging

Congress leader Digvijay Singh has invited severe criticism for his series of tweets on the execution of Mumbai serial blasts convict Yakub Memon on Thursday.

Yakub Memon's hanging: Show similar commitment in terror cases, says Digvijay

Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Thursday said the government should show "similar commitment" in all cases of terror as it showed in the case of 1993 Mumbai blasts convict Yakub Memon.

BJP using different approaches for Yakub, Malegaon blast accused: Digvijay Singh

BJP government is adopting "different approaches" while dealing with terrorists like Yakub Memon, the death row convict in 1993 Mumbai bomb blasts case, and those involved in Malegaon blasts case in order to protect RSS activists, Congress leader Digvijay Singh alleged on Monday.

BJP using different approaches for Yakub, Malegaon blast accused: Digvijay

 BJP government is adopting "different approaches" while dealing with terrorists like Yakub Memon, the death row convict in 1993 Mumbai bomb blasts case, and those involved in Malegaon blasts case in order to protect RSS activists, Congress leader Digvijay Singh alleged on Monday.

Congress demands PM Modi's explanation on corruption charges against ministers

Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh on Sunday asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to speak up on the corruption charges that have leveled against his Cabinet colleagues and BJP leaders.

AAP urges Chouhan for CBI probe into Congress leader Sarla's death

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has sought a CBI probe into the death of Congress leader Sarla Mishra, who died under mysterious circumstances 18 years ago here during Digvijay Singh-led Congress government in Madhya Pradesh.

Digvijay Singh is a born conspirator: Shivraj Singh Chouhan

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, under fire over the Vyapam scam, has described Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh as a "born conspirator" and alleged that Congressmen always hit below the belt.

Brothers demand CBI probe into Sarla Mishra's death, allege Congress link

As the Shivraj Singh Chauhan government faces heat over Vyapam scam, the mysterious death of Congress leader Sarla Mishra 18 years ago has led her two brothers on Thursday to demand a CBI probe alleging it was a political murder when Digvijay Singh was the Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh.

AAP leader moves SC in Vyapam case, SC to hear plea on July 24

The Supreme Court on Wednesday agreed to hear on July 24 a plea of AAP leader Kumar Vishwas who has joined others including Congress leader Digvijay Singh in seeking apex court-monitored CBI probe in Vyapam scam cases.

Digvijay Singh opposes Maharashtra honour for Babasaheb Purandare

Congress leader Digvijay Singh on Tuesday criticised the Maharashtra government over its decision to confer writer Babasaheb Purandare with the prestigious Maharashtra Bhushan award, terming the move as "an insult to the nation".

Vyapam scam: Digvijay Singh seeks answers from PM Modi

Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh on Monday sought answers from Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the alleged illegitimate appointments made by Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan with regards to the Vyapam scam.

Rajahmundry stampede: Naidu failed to follow standard operating procedures, says Digvijay

Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh said Wednesday that Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu had failed to follow standard operating procedures (SOPs) with regard to the organisation of the Maha Pushkaram on the banks of the River Godavari, and this had led to Tuesday's stampede that claimed 29 lives.

Modi's 'Skill India' campaign another repackaging attempt: Digvijay Singh

Congress Party general secretary Digvijay Singh said Wednesday that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's launch of a "Skill India" campaign was nothing but a repackaging attempt, and added that this effort would not have been possible had not former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi not taken the initiative to introduce the use of computers in the country.

Gajendra Chauhan should quit at FTII chief: Digvijay
Gajendra Chauhan should quit at FTII chief: Digvijay

  Congress leader Digvijay Singh on Friday said that Gajendra Chauhan should quit as FTII Chairman, claiming that his appointment was part of RSS plan to "impose" its cadres on government aided organisations.

Students jailed in Vyapam scam be made witnesses: Digvijay Singh

Buoyed by the Supreme Court handing over the Vyapam scam probe to CBI, Congress leader Digvijay Singh on Thursday demanded that students jailed in the case should be made prosecution witnesses to expose the "nexus" between corrupt officials, police and politicians in the scandal "bigger than the 2G scam".

Vyapam scam: We are not suffering from 'Shivraj phobia', claims Congress

Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh on Friday clarified that his party is not suffering from 'Shivraj phobia', as the Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister had earlier claimed.

Vyapam scam: Digvijay welcomes SC decision ordering CBI probe

Senior Congress leader Digvijay Singh on Thursday welcomed the decision of the Supreme Court for a CBI probe into all Vyapam scam cases and alleged deaths related to it, saying the country's faith in judiciary has increased.