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.
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.
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.
'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.
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.'
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.
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.
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.
Whether it’s funds, donations or political activities, clout of Indian-Americans is going to play out significantly in the upcoming US Presidential elections.
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.
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.
Kurshid also said holding elections to the Congress Working Committee was not as important as contributing to perpetuate the party's ideology.
It said the alleged hate speeches by political figures were not only defamatory but also provocative in nature and led to the recent riots.
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.
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.