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Congress president poll anti-climax: Digvijaya Singh pulls out; it's now Shashi Tharoor vs Mallikarjuna Kharge
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Congress president poll anti-climax: Digvijaya Singh pulls out; it's now Shashi Tharoor vs Mallikarjuna Kharge

Senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Friday withdrew from the race for the Congress president election and said that he will propose the name of Mallikarjuna Kharge for the party's top post.

Tharoor visits Rajghat ahead of filing nomination papers for Congress chief poll
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Tharoor visits Rajghat ahead of filing nomination papers for Congress chief poll

Digvijay Singh met Tharoor on Thursday and the latter said they agreed that theirs is “not a battle between rivals but a friendly contest” among colleagues

Hindu-hate prerequisite for Congress top job, says BJP; cites anti-Hindu remarks of Tharoor, Digvijay Singh, Kharge
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Hindu-hate prerequisite for Congress top job, says BJP; cites anti-Hindu remarks of Tharoor, Digvijay Singh, Kharge

All three frontrunners-- Digvijaya Singh, Shashi Tharoor and Mallikarjun Kharge have earlier made headlines calling out Hindu fundamentalists and pointing out that all terror-based activities in the country may not have a Muslim connect

Digvijay Singh not to contest Congress Presidential Election
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Digvijay Singh not to contest Congress Presidential Election

Digvijay Singh said that he would not contest the Congress Presidential election, but he would follow the instruction given to him by the higher authority in the party

Congress president poll plot thickens as Digvijay Singh neither denies, nor confirms his candidature
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Congress president poll plot thickens as Digvijay Singh neither denies, nor confirms his candidature

Former Madhya Pradesh CM Digvijay Singh has introduced a twist in the Congress President Election by indicating that he may contest as well

Nupur Sharma row: Digvijaya Singh slams BJP over 'bulldozer culture'
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Nupur Sharma row: Digvijaya Singh slams BJP over 'bulldozer culture'

This comes a day ahead of the date of summon issued by the central agency to Rahul Gandhi in the money laundering case

Khargone violence: Shivraj Singh Chouhan slams Digvijay Singh for fake tweet, mulls legal action against Congress leader
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Khargone violence: Shivraj Singh Chouhan slams Digvijay Singh for fake tweet, mulls legal action against Congress leader

The former Madhya Pradesh chief minister landed in trouble for tweeting a photo, which has since been deleted. The tweet shows youths putting up a saffron flag at a mosque, but was later found that the photo wasn't from Madhya Pradesh, but an older image from Bihar

MP: After Digvijaya video on unity surfaces on social media, BJP says Kamal Nath is target
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MP: After Digvijaya video on unity surfaces on social media, BJP says Kamal Nath is target

Mocking the Congress over the video, state BJP secretary Rajneesh Agrawal said Singh was highlighting groupism in the party and that the video was aimed at unseating Kamal Nath as the state unit president

Digvijay Singh invites Kunal Kamra and Munawar Farooqui for comedy show in Bhopal; won't allow, vows BJP MLA
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Digvijay Singh invites Kunal Kamra and Munawar Farooqui for comedy show in Bhopal; won't allow, vows BJP MLA

Faruqui was denied a nod to hold a show in Bengaluru amid protests by some right-wing outfits. A few days later, Kamra's shows scheduled to be held in Bengaluru were also cancelled after the organisers received threats

Digvijaya Singh's remarks on Article 370 spark row; 'this is what Pakistan wants', says Amit Malviya
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Digvijaya Singh's remarks on Article 370 spark row; 'this is what Pakistan wants', says Amit Malviya

Singh, who was speaking on the Clubhouse app, allegedly said that the Congress will consider restoring the region's special status if it comes to power in the UT

Shooter Shreyasi Singh joins BJP, likely to contest Bihar Assembly elections
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Shooter Shreyasi Singh joins BJP, likely to contest Bihar Assembly elections

Shreyasi's father Digvijay Singh was a seasoned socialist leader from Bihar. Following his death, her mother Putul Singh represented Banka in the Lok Sabha.

Madhya Pradesh crisis: Rebel Congress MLAs refuse to meet senior party leader Digvijay Singh, say 'don't want to talk to anybody'
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Madhya Pradesh crisis: Rebel Congress MLAs refuse to meet senior party leader Digvijay Singh, say 'don't want to talk to anybody'

Issuing video messages, the rebels said they didn't want to meet senior party leader Digvijay Singh who was briefly detained near the resort this morning

Madhya Pradesh political crisis: Cops detain Digvijaya Singh for trying to meet rebel Congress MLAs in Bengaluru
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Madhya Pradesh political crisis: Cops detain Digvijaya Singh for trying to meet rebel Congress MLAs in Bengaluru

As the police tried to convince him, the former Madhya Pradesh chief minister Digvijay Singh said, "It is my right to meet my Congress MLAs. I don't want to meet the BJP MLAs. I want to meet the Congress MLAs. People have voted them as Congress MLAs, not as BJP MLAs."

Madhya Pradesh Political Crisis Updates: Jyotiraditya Scindia likely to be inducted into BJP on 12 March, say reports; Congress loses 22 MLAs
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Madhya Pradesh Political Crisis Updates: Jyotiraditya Scindia likely to be inducted into BJP on 12 March, say reports; Congress loses 22 MLAs

Madhya Pradesh Political Crisis LIVE Updates: BJP spokesperson Shahnawaz Hussain said that soon the Congress will only have two leaders, Sonia and Rahul Gandhi, after former party leader Jyotiraditya Scindia tendered his resignation on Tuesday.

MP BJP chief dismisses claims about 'poaching' 8 Cong MLAs to Haryana hotel, after Digvijaya Singh alleges efforts underway to topple Kamal Nath govt
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MP BJP chief dismisses claims about 'poaching' 8 Cong MLAs to Haryana hotel, after Digvijaya Singh alleges efforts underway to topple Kamal Nath govt

The BJP on Wednesday denied the charge that it was trying to destabilise the Congress government in Madhya Pradesh, amidst the allegation that the saffron party has taken some MLAs to a hotel in Haryana

Elections to 55 Rajya Saba seats to be held on 26 March, announces EC; 13 March set as last date for filing nominations
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Elections to 55 Rajya Saba seats to be held on 26 March, announces EC; 13 March set as last date for filing nominations

Fifty-one of these 55 Rajya Sabha seats from 17 states are falling vacant on different dates in April due to retirement of sitting members, while four other seats are already vacant due to resignation of members.

Political parties, film bodies demand withdrawal of sedition case against 49 celebrities over open letter to Narendra Modi
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Political parties, film bodies demand withdrawal of sedition case against 49 celebrities over open letter to Narendra Modi

Adoor Gopalakrishnan, one of the writers of the letter, has said the registration of a sedition case is a 'matter of great concern'

Umang Singhar working as BJP agent, want him to resign, says senior Madhya Pradesh Congress leader
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Umang Singhar working as BJP agent, want him to resign, says senior Madhya Pradesh Congress leader

Madhya Pradesh Congress leader Manak Agarwal has accused party MLA Umang Singhar of working as a "BJP agent" to malign the image of Digvijay Singh.

Digvijaya Singh slams BJP govt over P Chidambaram's arrest, says Centre is implementing 'Gujarat model of governance'
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Digvijaya Singh slams BJP govt over P Chidambaram's arrest, says Centre is implementing 'Gujarat model of governance'

Digvijaya Singh accused the BJP government at the Centre of implementing the 'Gujarat Model of Governance' where innocents are framed in 'false' cases.

Article 370 scrapped: Digvijaya Singh claims Narendra Modi dumped Vajpayee's 'Kashmiriyat, insaniyat, jamhuriyat' policy
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Article 370 scrapped: Digvijaya Singh claims Narendra Modi dumped Vajpayee's 'Kashmiriyat, insaniyat, jamhuriyat' policy

Digvijaya Singh's reaction came in response to a poser regarding his Congress colleague P Chidambaram's remark that the Centre would not have revoked provisions of Article 370 if Jammu and Kashmir was a Hindu majority state.