Abhishek Singhvi

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Eight Rajya Sabha MPs suspended; resolution against Deputy Chairman junked

21 Sep 2020

Eight Rajya Sabha MPs suspended; resolution against Deputy Chairman junked

After trying to stall the passage of two out of the three Agriculture Bills in the Rajya Sabha on Sunday, the opposition moved an unprecedented resolution, seeking the removal of Deputy Chairman Harivansh Singh.

Team Rahul blames Old Guard for decline at Congress meet

31 Jul 2020

Team Rahul blames Old Guard for decline at Congress meet

A virtual meeting of Congress parliamentarians on Thursday turned into a war of words between leaders, said to be close to ex-party President Rahul Gandhi, and the ministers of UPA-II, who worked under former Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh, multiple reports said.

UK MP's visa revoked, government blames her anti-India activities

18 Feb 2020

UK MP's visa revoked, government blames her anti-India activities

New Delhi has sort of clarified that the visa of the United Kingdom's Member of Parliament Debbie Abrahams was revoked as she was involved in anti-India activities.

Congress to pick party chief at tomorrow's CWC meet

09 Aug 2019

Congress to pick party chief at tomorrow's CWC meet

In a possible conclusion to the leadership crisis of the Indian National Congress, the Congress Working Committee (CWC) meeting, scheduled to be held on Saturday, will pick a new party chief, sources said.

SC issues contempt notice to Rahul Gandhi over #ChowkidarChorHai comment

23 Apr 2019

SC issues contempt notice to Rahul Gandhi over #ChowkidarChorHai comment

The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued a formal contempt notice to Congress President Rahul Gandhi for attributing his Chowkidar chor hai comment to the top court's 10 April judgment.

BJP denies links with Modi's biopic, but supports release

04 Apr 2019

BJP denies links with Modi's biopic, but supports release

In a new development, the Bharatiya Janata Party distanced itself from the biopic on PM Narendra Modi, but told Election Commission it supported the release of the movie.

Before SP-BSP joint-presser, Abhishek Singhvi says ignoring Congress 'dangerous mistake'

12 Jan 2019

Before SP-BSP joint-presser, Abhishek Singhvi says ignoring Congress 'dangerous mistake'

Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati and Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav will address the press together soon and fireworks are expected after this.

SC's Loya death verdict triggers BJP-Congress war

19 Apr 2018

SC's Loya death verdict triggers BJP-Congress war

The SC's refusal to order an independent probe in Judge BH Loya's death has opened a political war.

SC can remove suspicions on Loya's death by direct-dealing: Congress

19 Apr 2018

SC can remove suspicions on Loya's death by direct-dealing: Congress

Congress today said the Supreme Court judgment dismissing a batch of pleas seeking an independent probe into the alleged mysterious death of special CBI judge BH Loya will raise more questions and leave many of them unanswered unless logical reasons were found in it.

RS polls: Abhishek Singhvi, Kumar Ketkar among 10 Congress candidates

12 Mar 2018

RS polls: Abhishek Singhvi, Kumar Ketkar among 10 Congress candidates

The Congress cleared the names of 10 candidates for Rajya Sabha polls in seven states, including Abhishek Manu Singhvi from West Bengal and senior journalist Kumar Ketkar from Maharashtra.

4 FIRS against Robert Vadra's firm in Rajasthan land deals

31 Aug 2017

4 FIRS against Robert Vadra's firm in Rajasthan land deals

The CBI has taken over an investigation into fraudulent land deals in Bikaner, from the Rajasthan government, and re-registered 18 FIRs including four against Sky Light Hospitality, a firm allegedly linked with Robert Vadra.

Gorakhpur not 'picnic spot' but 'spot of virtual murder': Congress

20 Aug 2017

Gorakhpur not 'picnic spot' but 'spot of virtual murder': Congress

Responding to UP CM Yogi Adityanath's comments, Congress said Gorakhpur wasn't a "picnic spot", but "a spot of virtual murder".

Adityanath slams Rahul Gandhi; warns Gorakhpur isn't a picnic spot

19 Aug 2017

Adityanath slams Rahul Gandhi; warns Gorakhpur isn't a picnic spot

Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi was attacked by Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath ahead of his visit to Gorakhpur's state-run BRD Hospital where dozens died due to alleged oxygen shortage.

'Robert Vadra was allocated land because of his VIP status'

01 Jun 2017

'Robert Vadra was allocated land because of his VIP status'

In yet another embarrassment for Congress party, Republic TV exposed that the Justice Dhingra report clearly states that Vadra was allocated the land only because he is the son-in-law of Sonia Gandhi.

Vadra land deal: Congress warns against publication of Dhingra report

29 Apr 2017

Vadra land deal: Congress warns against publication of Dhingra report

After major embarrassment over Robert Vadra's allegedly illegal land deals, Congress cited publicly two court orders restraining publication of the Dhingra panel's findings, saying it would be "contempt".

Non-farm sectors: 1 lakh jobs added in Apr-Oct 2016

31 Mar 2017

Non-farm sectors: 1 lakh jobs added in Apr-Oct 2016

Only a little over one lakh jobs were added between 1 Apr-1 Oct'16 in eight key non-farm sectors of the economy, stated a government report.