Sep 06, 2021 06:04 PM IST
The Congress Working Committee (CWC) member also reminded regional parties opposed to the BJP of the defeat in the 2019 general elections when Narendra Modi powered the NDA to a second straight term in office due to a fragmented opposition, warning the "BJP is coming after them" in their respective states.
- Jun 23, 2021 03:14 PM IST
Salman Khurshid also asserted that the Congress will emerge as the principal challenger to the BJP before the assembly elections and Priyanka Gandhi is determined to ensure that the party fights the polls with all its might.
- Jun 20, 2021 01:02 PM IST
Days after G-23 leader M Veerappa Moily stressed the need for a "major surgery" on the party to make it electorally more competitive, Khurshid said these "wonderful phrases" are not the answer as party leaders need to sit down and come up with solutions to the challenges that have arisen in the last 10 years.
- Aug 23, 2020 07:10 PM IST
Khurshid also said Rahul Gandhi enjoys the "full support" and "endorsement" of party leaders and workers, and it does not matter whether he wears the label of a president or not.
- Mar 11, 2020 01:31 PM IST
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.
- Oct 28, 2019 03:38 PM IST
The party has now come out of a bad period of confusion and self-doubt, the former Union Minister said, obviously referring to the party's poor show in the Lok Sabha elections, Rahul Gandhi quitting as the party President and some leaders deserting in a few States.
- Oct 09, 2019 12:58 PM IST
Senior Congress leader Salman Khurshid said the Congress could not analyse reasons for the party's debacle in the Lok Sabha polls held in May this year as its leader, Rahul Gandhi, "had walked away".
- Jun 11, 2018 08:23 PM IST
"That 2G was not really a scam but a fake perception created by circumstances (that included the CAG, national media and the Opposition) is clearly established by the judgment of CBI Special Court Judge Saini," he said.
- Apr 25, 2018 06:23 PM IST
Earlier this week, former union minister Salman Khurshid stoked a controversy with his statement where he admitted of his party's hand stained with Muslims' blood.
- Apr 24, 2018 02:04 PM IST
Khurshid responded to a query by an AMU student, who asked about Muslims being massacres during the Meerut, Moradabad, Muzaffarnagar riots.
- Jan 26, 2018 06:45 PM IST
Gandhi attended the Republic Day Parade at Rajpath and took the designated sixth-row seat, along with Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad.
- Jul 18, 2015 02:39 PM IST
Salman Khurshid said that party Vice President Rahul Gandhi had flagged the issue of net neutrality in Parliament. Noting that distinctions have been made between domestic and international calling applications, he said the attempt to bring in regulation was "not healthy and not acceptable".
- Mar 01, 2014 01:01 PM IST
I am asking this question in the context of Feb 26 naval mishap involving a fire on submarine INS Sindhuratna, which has seen the exit of the Navy Chief Admiral DK Joshi, who has chosen to take constructive responsibility for this and other mishaps under his watch.
- Feb 26, 2014 10:46 AM IST
The External Affairs Minister's fresh salvo against the BJP Prime Ministerial candidate at a rally in Farrukhabad came as he raised questions on the Gujarat Chief Minister's handling of the post-Godhra riots in 2002.
- Feb 09, 2014 08:26 PM IST
The ministries have in the past asked the planning commission to adopt various approaches, including a community focused one, so that resources reach the beneficiaries.
- Jan 30, 2014 09:03 AM IST
Though I've disagreed publicly on many acts and pronouncements of AAP and its leaders, including Kejriwal, I continue in the party as I continue to admire the 'Man Kejriwal' though I continue to disagree with many of the actions or inactions of the party and also the manner in which some in the party have conducted themselves.
- Jan 20, 2014 12:39 PM IST
Criticising the Delhi Police, Arvind Kejriwal says, "One after the other rapes are happening and the Delhi Police only says that they are investigating, but they take no action."
- Jan 17, 2014 09:37 AM IST
Surjit Bhalla, chairman of Oxus Investments, a financial advisory company, takes a similarly jaded view, calling the AAP "even more populist" than Sonia Gandhi, the leader of India's governing Congress party. "They have really zero clue about how the world has changed. Their economic policies hark back to the 1960s or 70s."
- Dec 20, 2013 05:03 PM IST
Terming as "valuable" the bilateral ties, External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid said India was conscious of this while dealing with the "hurtful" and "unacceptable" treatment meted out to its diplomat in New York.
- Dec 19, 2013 09:27 PM IST
Even as Khurshid stopped short of demanding an apology from the US, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Kamal Nath said, "An apology from America, acceptance of their fault is what we will be satisfied with."
- Nov 14, 2013 09:58 PM IST
India's aggressive clampdown on possible tax evasion through the misuse of double tax avoidance treaties has taken its toll on the Mediterranean island nation. Especially after differences over information sharing moved India to classify Cyprus as an uncooperative jurisdiction.
- Nov 10, 2013 02:13 PM IST
Salman Khurshid has also defended the Prime Minister's decision of not attending the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meet (CHOGM) in Sri Lanka. He has said that it won't affect the India-Sri Lanka relations, and such calls have been taken in the past as well taking national interest in mind.
- Oct 07, 2013 10:35 AM IST
Underlining that India and Russia have the oldest collaboration in the field of civil nuclear energy, External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid said the first reactor of Kudankulam plant will very soon start producing electricity and go up all the way to 1000 megawatts.
- Oct 03, 2013 03:42 PM IST
India already has a contract for uranium import from another Central Asian nation Kazakhstan and Mongolia. Apart from these countries, Kyrgyzstan also has rich uranium deposits.
- Sep 27, 2013 12:00 PM IST
Addressing a high-level meeting of the UN General Assembly on Nuclear Disarmament here yesterday, Minister for External Affairs Salman Khurshid said there is need to galvanise political will and help channel collective global efforts towards the goal of ridding the world of nuclear weapons.