Congress, YSRCP MLAs join TRS

After suffering a setback in the Legislative Assembly elections in May, the woes of Congress are continuing in Telangana with some of its legislators joining the ruling TRS on Monday.

Congress welcomes Narendra Modi's Jan Dhan Yojna

The Congress on Thursday welcomed the prestigious Jan Dhan Yojna launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi which aims to provide bank accounts to all, with a call to end 'financial untouchability.'

Cabinet expansion CM's prerogative: Digvijay Singh

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.

Modi wave on decline: Digvijay

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".

Congress, Samajwadi Party flay RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat

Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh slammed Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat, who had on Sunday said that India is a Hindu nation and Hindutva is its identity.

No objection if court asks CBI to probe MPPEB scam: MP minister

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.

Rahul Gandhi says UP communal conflicts `engineered`, BJP hits back

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”.

Is BJP doing U-turn on its stated stand on Kashmir, asks Congress` Digvijay Singh

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.

Digvijay Singh ends fast over delayed compensation to farmers

Congress leader Digvijay Singh on Sunday ended his seven-day-long fast in Guna seeking immediate disbursal of compensation to farmers affected by the crop.

Consider financial background before setting poverty line: Digvijay Singh

Congress leader Digvijay Singh said here on Monday that the poverty line should be based on the financial background of a person.

Digvijay Singh begins fast on issues of farmers, MPPEB scam

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.

Digvijay Singh to stage week-long hunger strike in MP from today

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.

MPPEB scam: ABVP leader points finger at Digvijay

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.

Digvijay Singh to stage week-long hunger strike in Guna

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.

Digvijay Singh to stage week-long hunger strike in Guna

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 has all `attributes` of genuine leader: Congress

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".

Rahul `not PM material`, says BJP as Cong plays down Diggy remark

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".

Rahul has unique work style which cannot be compared with others: Kamat

Gurudas Kamat today said that Rahul`s style of working cannot be compared with others in order to judge his ability as a leader.

Digvijay Singh retracts, lauds Rahul Gandhi for his fight against injustice

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.

Rahul Gandhi lacks ruling temperament: Digvijay Singh

In an indictment of Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi`s governing abilities, party general secretary Digvijay Singh said the Gandhi scion does not have a temperament suited to the ruling benches.