Questioning the timing of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's statement ahead of his US visit that Indian Muslims will live and die for India, Congress on Friday wondered whether BJP and its other leaders adhere to it.
Bharatiya Janata Party's Mathura MP Hema Malini on Thursday drew heavy flak from Congress for her comments on Vrindavan widows with the Opposition party demanding withdrawal of her remarks saying it was "uncalled for".
Top rung Congressmen in Madhya Pradesh--Digvijay Singh, Kamal Nath and Jyotiraditya Scindia-- should hand over the reins to minorities and backward sections in the state in order to save the party from another embarrassment after the crushing defeat in Assembly and Lok Sabha polls, senior leader Aslam Sher Khan said here on Thursday.
As differences between the old guard and team Rahul deepens, Congress leader Janardan Dwivedi on Friday said that partymen have been advised to refrain from giving advice to the leadership through media.
Congress leader Digvijay Singh said that government agencies should be vigilant against the threat that al Qaeda posed to the country but at the same time he added that it must be ensured that the Muslims are treated in a fair manner.
Congress on Tuesday disapproved of its leaders making public statements about its Lok Sabha poll debacle saying that the party does not encourage "declaring from squares, the things we discuss in private".
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.