Articles about Digvijaya Singh
12 Jun 2021
Digvijay's statement regarding 'relook' at Article 370 revocation creates stir
Congress leader Digvijay Singh's purported comments in a clubhouse conversation that the revocation of Article 370 and stripping Jammu and Kashmir of statehood was an extremely sad decision and his party will have a relook at the issue have triggered a row, with BJP accusing him of speaking against India.
12 Jun 2021
Digvijay Singh said Congress could consider restoring Kashmir's special status
Congress leader Digvijay Singh said the party could reconsider the current regime's decision to abrogate Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir if it comes to power at the Centre, reports said citing an alleged audio chat on the Clubhouse app.
17 Dec 2020
PM helped in toppling Kamal Nath's government, claims BJP leader
Months after the ouster of the Congress government in Madhya Pradesh, a BJP leader made an explosive claim — one linked to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
19 Oct 2020
MP: Kamal Nath issues clarification after 'item' remark sparks controversy
Madhya Pradesh Indian National Congress (INC) chief Kamal Nath on Monday sought to clarify his controversial remarks against state Minister for Women and Child Development (WCD) Imarti Devi.
06 Oct 2020
Swara, Malviya, Digvijaya served notices for revealing Hathras victim's identity
The National Commission for Women (NCW) has served notices to BJP's social media cell head Amit Malviya, actor Swara Bhasker, and Congress leader Digvijaya Singh for allegedly revealing the identity of Hathras gang-rape victim.
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.
30 May 2020
Pragya Thakur in AIIMS, reveals BJP after 'missing' posters emerge
In Bhopal, the parliamentary constituency of BJP's controversial politician Pragya Singh Thakur, several "missing posters" were spotted on Friday, taking a swipe at her absence from the area when it is struggling with the coronavirus pandemic.
18 Mar 2020
Madhya Pradesh: Congress wants floor test after by-polls, BJP opposes
During a hearing in the Supreme Court on the plea filed by BJP seeking a floor test in Madhya Pradesh immediately, Congress said the trust vote should be delayed till by-polls are held, a request that the saffron party opposed.
18 Mar 2020
Wearing mask, Digvijaya reaches Bengaluru to meet rebels, custody follows
The political drama of Madhya Pradesh reached Karnataka's capital, Bengaluru, this morning when senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh staged a sit-in protest outside a luxury hotel where rebel MLAs are staying.
11 Mar 2020
Political crisis in Madhya Pradesh deepens; Congress, BJP guard leaders
The Congress government in Madhya Pradesh is facing its biggest crisis after 22 legislators, including six ministers, tendered their resignations.
10 Mar 2020
Madhya Pradesh crisis: Is the Congress government going to fall?
In a major setback to the Congress party, its government in Madhya Pradesh looks in peril after a string of resignations from party legislators.
10 Mar 2020
MP government crisis: Jyotiraditya Scindia quits Congress; meets PM Modi
Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia, long viewed as a rival to Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath, on Tuesday held a meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah.
04 Mar 2020
#OperationLotus: MLAs in hotel, Congress in Madhya Pradesh faces crisis
In what marks the beginning of "resort politics" in Madhya Pradesh, at least four MLAs of the Congress are sequestered at a hotel in Gurugram threatening the survival of Chief Minister Kamal Nath's government, that won the state in December 2018.
26 Dec 2019
Army Chief's comments on anti-CAA protests spark controversy
With the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) being the raging topic, Army Chief Bipin Rawat also gave his opinion on it, only to invite criticism for taking sides despite holding an apolitical position.
26 Dec 2019
Terrorist, go back: NSUI workers, students tell BJP's Pragya Thakur
Pragya Thakur, the parliamentarian from Bhopal, was on Wednesday greeted with unsavory words by students and the workers of National Students' Union of India (NSUI).
13 Oct 2019
Lok Sabha Elections were disastrous for actress Swara: Here's why
The April-May polls didn't just keep candidates busy, but also personalities who decided to join electioneering. One such celebrity was Swara Bhaskar, whose opinions on the current state of affairs in India gets her trolled almost daily.
03 Oct 2019
Pragya Thakur, who called Godse 'patriot', misses Gandhi Jayanti events
By fielding Pragya Thakur from Bhopal in summer elections, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) drew ire from several quarters. Fortunately, the gamble paid off as she bettered Congress stalwart Digvijaya Singh by a huge margin and won.
17 Sep 2019
People wearing saffron commit rapes inside temples: Digvijaya Singh
Former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Digvijaya Singh is not new to controversies. Landing in headlines because of his words is something the senior Congress leader aces in.
05 Sep 2019
Cracks out in open, Scindia has message for Kamal Nath
Congress returned to power in Madhya Pradesh after a long wait of 15 years. The government, run by Kamal Nath, isn't even a year old, but its problems are rising with every passing day.
22 Jul 2019
Haven't been elected to clean toilets: Pragya Thakur tells BJP-worker
Terror accused-turned-parliamentarian, Pragya Thakur, on Sunday sparked yet another controversy when she said she hasn't been elected to "clean toilets".
24 May 2019
Guna's winner was once Jyotiraditya Scindia's fan
This time several dynasts lost Lok Sabha polls. Undoubtedly, the biggest losers were Congress' Rahul Gandhi and Jyotiraditya Scindia.
24 May 2019
Election roundup: Big winners, losers and records broken
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will govern India for the next five years after India showered BJP with a stunning and historic mandate.
23 May 2019
Elections 2019: All candidates endorsed by Swara Bhasker are losing
Bollywood actor Swara Bhasker is known for never shying away from voicing her political opinions on Twitter.
23 May 2019
#Verdict2019: NDA gets bigger mandate than 2014, UPA shrinks
In 2014, BJP scripted history and five years later it did the same. NDA led by BJP is leading in 342 seats while UPA managed to perform well in just 95 seats.
23 May 2019
#Verdict2019: A look at what's happening on VIP seats
Even as Election Commission started counting the votes for Lok Sabha elections, all eyes turned towards the VIP seats.
23 May 2019
#Verdict2019: BJP asks 20,000 workers to come to Delhi
The counting of votes for Lok Sabha seats began at 8 AM on Thursday. While it is still early to conclude who will win the much-awaited elections, Bharatiya Janata Party is confident of painting the country saffron.
22 May 2019
Lok Sabha elections: Opposition parties spent night outside EVM strongrooms
The counting for Lok Sabha elections will begin on Thursday, and Opposition parties don't want to leave anything to chance.
20 May 2019
Madhya Pradesh: Congress' government is in minority, BJP tells Governor
Merely six months after Congress formed a government in Madhya Pradesh and appointed Kamal Nath as the Chief Minister, the grand old party has run into trouble.
19 May 2019
Week after elections, Farhan asks Bhopal to vote against Pragya
If there was a competition to judge the stupidity of Bollywood stars, Farhan Akhtar would clearly make it to top five.
16 May 2019
Godse was 'deshbhakt', says BJP's Pragya Thakur; apologizes later
BJP's Bhopal Lok Sabha candidate and Malegaon blasts-accused, Pragya Singh Thakur, on Thursday called Mahatma Gandhi's assassin Nathuram Godse a "deshbhakt" (patriot).
13 May 2019
Digvijaya Singh didn't cast his vote. The reason is weird
It seems former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Digvijaya Singh didn't want to take any chances on Sunday, even if it meant giving up his democratic right.
12 May 2019
#Phase6: Voting underway in Delhi, six states; Kohli gets inked
The penultimate phase of Lok Sabha polls, the sixth phase, is underway in several states. Voting is being held for 59 seats.
05 May 2019
Pragya Thakur allegedly violates 72-hour campaign ban, gets EC notice
Bhopal district election officer has sent a notice to Pragya Thakur, BJP's candidate for Bhopal Lok Sabha constituency after she allegedly violated the Election Commission's order.
29 Apr 2019
NDA minister says ATS had proof against Pragya Thakur
On Sunday, NDA minister and Republican Party of India (RPI) President Ramdas Athawale criticized BJP's decision to field Pragya Thakur from Bhopal and stressed that Anti-Terrorism Squad had proof against her.
28 Apr 2019
Hemant Karkare's daughter speaks on Pragya Thakur's derogatory remarks
Jui Navare, the daughter of former Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad chief Hemant Karkare, finally broke her silence on the controversial remarks of BJP's Bhopal candidate Pragya Thakur.
26 Apr 2019
BJP's Muslim-face refuses to campaign for Pragya, then puts conditions
Fatima Rasool Siddique, the only Muslim candidate whom BJP gave a ticket in last year's Madhya Pradesh assembly polls, on Thursday said she would campaign for Pragya Thakur only if she apologizes to Muslims.
22 Apr 2019
BJP asks Pragya Thakur to avoid controversial statements
Since she joined politics last week and given a ticket by BJP from Bhopal, Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur has been in news for her provocative statements.
21 Apr 2019
Pragya Thakur claims she helped raze Babri Masjid, gets EC-notice
While the storm over her 'curse' comment was still raging, BJP's Bhopal candidate Sadhvi Pragya sparked a new controversy on Saturday when she claimed she helped demolish Babri Masjid in 1992.
20 Apr 2019
PM Modi defends terror-accused Sadhvi Pragya's candidature from Bhopal
On Friday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi defended BJP's decision to field Malegaon blast case accused Sadhvi Pragya from Bhopal and said this will cost Congress dearly.
19 Apr 2019
Hemant Karkare died due to his 'Karma', says Pragya Thakur
BJP's Bhopal candidate Pragya Thakur stirred a new controversy on Friday after she said former Mumbai Anti-Terrorist Squad chief Hemant Karkare died because of his 'karma'.