SALMAN KHURSHID

No leadership crisis in Congress; support for Sonia, Rahul apparent to 'anyone not blind': Khurshid

Khurshid, who is among the leaders considered close to the Gandhi family, also said there are enough forums in the Congress for airing views and doing so outside the party 'hurts' it.

published on : 22nd November 2020

Sonia sets up panel on economy, foreign affairs and national security, Manmohan part of all three

While former finance minister P Chidambaram, and party leaders Mallikarjun Kharge and Digvijaya Singh will be part of the economic affairs committee, Jairam Ramesh will be its convener.

published on : 20th November 2020

Doubting Thomases suffering periodic pangs of anxiety: Khurshid flays Sibal

Khurshid’s comments came even as the advisory group constituted to assist Congress chief Sonia Gandhi met and discussed the party’s performance with state in-charges.  

published on : 18th November 2020

'Doubting Thomases' suffering from periodic 'pangs of anxiety': Salman Khurshid on Sibal's criticism

Some senior Congress leaders including Kapil Sibal have called for introspection after the party's dismal performance in the recently held Bihar assembly polls.

published on : 17th November 2020

Can't respond till I know context: Salman Khurshid on his name cropping up in VVIP chopper case

Asked for his response to the media report, Khurshid told PTI, 'Find out what he said and in what context, I will answer, but if you don't tell me the context, how do I answer.'

published on : 17th November 2020

Delhi riots chargesheet names Salman Khurshid, Brinda Karat for giving 'provocative speeches'

Police have referted to ex-Congress Councillor Ishrat Jahan and a protected witness in a case related to the north east Delhi riots and said that they told about the speeches in disclosure statement.

published on : 23rd September 2020

'Can't see heavens falling' for need of elected Congress president: Salman Khurshid

Khurshid said he still feels that instead of leaders continuously urging Rahul Gandhi to come back as party chief, they must leave the decision to him.

published on : 30th August 2020

Congress must give consensus a chance instead of elections for leadership, says Salman Khurshid

Asked if Rahul Gandhi should come back as party chief, Khurshid said it was up to him to make his decision and leaders should allow him to take a call.

published on : 23rd August 2020

TNIE Expressions with Baijayant Panda and Salman Khurshid: ‘Indians matter more in US poll funding’

Whether it’s funds, donations or political activities, clout of Indian-Americans is going to play out significantly in the upcoming US Presidential elections.

published on : 22nd August 2020

Why no mention of mosque: Muslim Congress leaders

There seems to be unease among Muslim leaders in Congress for they feel that there has been no mention about the construction of the mosque as said by the SC order.

published on : 6th August 2020

Delay in convening House session has led to constitutional impasse: Ex-law ministers to Rajasthan Governor

Ashwani Kumar, Kapil Sibal and Salman Khurshid said the governor's office, as envisaged under the country's constitutional scheme, is above and beyond the partisan politics.

published on : 27th July 2020

Do something that can work with honour: Salman Khurshid to Congress on Rajasthan crisis 

Kurshid also said holding elections to the Congress Working Committee was not as important as contributing to perpetuate the party's ideology.

published on : 21st July 2020

Fresh plea in Delhi HC alleges hate speech by Anurag Thakur, Sonia Gandhi and other leaders

It said the alleged hate speeches by political figures were not only defamatory but also provocative in nature and led to the recent riots.

published on : 11th March 2020

Fresh plea in HC alleges hate speech by Sonia Gandhi, Salman Khurshid and BJP leaders

The plea has sought registration of cases against those making hate speeches and setting up of a special investigation team (SIT) to assess property damage in last month's riots in northeast Delhi.

published on : 11th March 2020

Rahul remains 'top leader' in Congress, large section always felt he should return as chief: Khurshid

Asked if the Gandhi family remains the fulcrum of the Congress, he said that it is a fact that cannot be wished away.

published on : 22nd February 2020
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