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.
Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Friday occupied the second row of Lok Sabha for quite some time as RJD member Pappu Yadav and Jyotiraditya Scindia of Congress were occupying the front bench when she entered the House.
Congress on Wednesday sought to turn the tables in the Lok Sabha on BJP on the issue of black money, wondering as to why it was not taking action against a ruling party member from whose residence over Rs one crore in cash and gold and silver ornaments were found.
Former union minister Jyotiraditya Scindia has demanded a CBI probe into the Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board (MPPEB) scam and also resignation of Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on moral grounds.
Union Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia, who is contesting the Lok Sabha elections from Guna constituency, said on Thursday that there is no Narendra Modi wave in the country and exuded confidence that his Congress party will win the crucial General Elections.
Raising the poll pitch for the upcoming General Elections, Bharatiya Janata Party`s (BJP) prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Saturday launched a scathing attack on the Congress party, saying that India needs a `sevak` for its people not an arrogant government.
A number of stalwarts including Leader of Opposition in Lok Sabha Sushma Swaraj and Union Ministers Kamal Nath and Jyotiraditya Scindia are in the fray from Madhya Pradesh for the upcoming Parliamentary polls.
Power Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia and his family members, who have assets worth crores of rupees, also own shares in at least 25 companies and most of these investments were interestingly made last year.
As suspense continues whether Rahul Gandhi will be named as Congress` Prime Ministerial candidate for 2014 General elections, party leader Jyotiraditya Scindia on Thursday said he wishes Gandhi scion becomes the PM.
The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party government led by Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan romped home to a triumphant victory on Sunday as results for 230-assembly seat showed the BJP returning to power for the third consecutive five-year term.