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Digvijaya Singh

14th Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, India

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Digvijaya Singh: 14th Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, India
Digvijaya Singh is an Indian politician and a Member of Parliament in the Rajya Sabha. He is Ex-General Secretary of the Indian National Congress party's All India Congress Committee. Previously, he had served as the 14th Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, a central Indian state, for two terms from 1993 to 2003. Prior to that he was a minister in Chief Minister Arjun Singh's cabinet between 1980–84. In 2019 Lok Sabha elections he was defeated by Pragya Singh Thakur for Bhopal Lok Sabha seat.

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Morbi bridge tragedy: Digvijaya Singh demands Gujarat CM Bhupendra Patel's resignation


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'Why can't a 75-year-old 'young man' have fun', says Digvijay Singh as dance video during Bharat Jodo Yatra goes viral

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Mallikarjun Kharge resigns as LoP, Digvijaya Singh or P Chidambaram may replace him; tough road ahead for Shashi Tharoor

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P Chidambaram, Digvijaya Singh in race to succeed Mallikarjun Kharge as leader of opposition in Rajya Sabha

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It's Mallikarjun Kharge vs Shashi Tharoor for Congress president, Digvijaya Singh drops out

It is Mallikarjun Kharge vs Shashi Tharoor for the much-awaited Congress presidential election. Octogenarian Kharge, the establishment's choice, and Tharoor, the underdog diplomat-turned-politician,..
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Mallikarjun Kharge: 10 things to know about the possible next Congress president

Senior Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge on Friday filed his nomination for the post of party president. His candidature was proposed by party leaders Ashok Gehlot and Digvijaya Singh (both of whom..
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Mallikarjun Kharge files nomination for Cong president poll

Mallikarjun Kharge candidature was proposed by party leaders Ashok Gehlot, Digvijaya Singh, Pramod Tiwari, PL Punia, AK Antony, Pawan Kumar Bansal and Mukul Wasnik. G23 leaders Anand Sharma and Manish..
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It's Kharge vs Shashi Tharoor as Digvijaya Singh drops out of Congress presidential race

Speaking to reporters, Singh said he "cannot think of contesting an election" against a senior leader like Kharge.
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Digvijaya Singh opts out of Cong prez race, to back Mallikarjun Kharge

"Kharge ji is my leader and my senior. I had asked him yesterday if he wanted to contest. He said no. I met him again today. I told him I am with you fully if you are contesting. I can't think of..
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Mallikarjun Kharge to contest Cong prez poll: Pramod Tiwari

Congress leader Pramod Tiwari on Friday said his colleague Mallikarjun Kharge will file nomination for the party president's election. He said that he and P L Punia will be proposers for Kharge's..
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Congress president poll: Digvijaya Singh meets Kharge, Venugopal


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Congress president poll: Shashi Tharoor, Digvijaya Singh to file nominations

A tent has been set up in the lawns of the AICC headquarters in Delhi and party leaders can file their nomination papers between 11 am and 3 pm. Senior party leader Mallikarjun Kharge is also likely to..
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Twelve Congress MLAs from MP to propose Digvijaya Singh's candidature for party president's election


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Ours 'friendly contest and not battle between rivals', says Tharoor after Digvijaya Singh meets him


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Ashok Gehlot, Shashi Tharoor, Digvijaya Singh or a dark horse: Who could be next Congress president?


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Digvijaya Singh to contest Congress president election


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Ghulam Nabi Azad's step of resigning has been one of 'Congress todo' instead of 'jodo': Digvijaya Singh


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Rahul Gandhi meets civil society members at 'Bharat Jodo Yatra' conclave

The Congress had last week announced that on September 7, it will launch the "Bharat Jodo Yatra", in which party workers and leaders, including Gandhi, will participate. Several prominent civil society..
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Namaz offered at Meerut mall after Lulu mall incident, Uttar Pradesh DGP seeks report

A video was tweeted by the BJP's IT Cell district convenor Digvijay Singh that shows a man offering namaz inside a mall in Meerut.
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Doubts linger but no resistance to Prashant Kishor joining Congress: Digvijaya Singh

Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Friday said that there are reservations in the party over the entry of election strategist Prashant Kishor owing to his shifting political loyalties, but the party is..
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Digvijaya Singh takes potshot at Centre over price rise


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Court sentences Digvijaya Singh, five others to 1 year in jail in Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha case


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Digvijaya Singh slams Vivek Agnihotri over 'Bhopali means homosexual' remark, opposes 'genocide museum'

'If someone says he is Bhopali, it generally means he is homosexual, a person with 'Nawabi' desires,' Vivek Agnihotri had said in an interview.
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Digvijay terms Scindia betrayer after Union minister's maiden rally in his home turf

A war of words erupted in Madhya Pradesh after Union minister Jyotiraditya Scindia addressed a public meeting at Raghogarh, the home turf of Congress leader Digvijay Singh, who termed the former a..
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No alliance possible against BJP without Congress, claims Digvijaya Singh


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Digvijay Singh isn't aware that civilians can don army uniform as a mark of honour: BJP general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya


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Digvijaya Singh attacks Centre over 'communalism'


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Supreme Court judge must probe Amazon 'bribery' report: Digvijaya Singh


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To handle criticism, politicians should have thick skin: Digvijaya Singh


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Digvijay, Mehbooba Mufti, Farooq standing with Taliban: Union minister

Union minister Ajay Mishra Teni said on Friday that leaders like Digvijay Singh, Mehbooba Mufti and Farooq Abdullah are standing with the Taliban. "Digvijay Singh, Farooq Abdullah, Mehbooba Mufti are..
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BJP, RSS like Ravana who spoke differently from 10 faces: Digvijaya Singh

Senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Tuesday compared the BJP and its ideological parent RSS with the demon in epic Ramayana, Ravana, to attack them by saying that the two organisations speak in..
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Digvijaya Singh to head Congress panel to plan national stirs


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Even Ambedkar would have been slandered as pro-Pakistan by BJP: Mehbooba Mufti

The BJP would have slandered even BR Ambedkar, the father of Indian Constitution, as pro-Pakistan had he been alive, PDP president Mehbooba Mufti said Sunday, amidst criticism of Congress leader..
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Digvijay sets off storm with Article 370 remarks

Congress functionary Digvijaya Singh found himself in the middle of a fresh controversy over comments on the Clubhouse platform during a conversation with a Pakistani journalist, where he said the..
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Congress ask its leaders to stick to party's official stance on Article 370 after Digvijay Singh's remarks spark controversy


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Kashmiriyat has fundamentals of secularism, Cong will relook at abrogation of Article 370: Digvijaya Singh


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Twitter Faceoff: Huge uproar after Digvijay Singh says 'will reconsider Article 370 revocation'

In a leaked chat with Pakistani journalist on Clubhouse, Congress leader Digvijay Singh said that if Congress comes back to power, it might reconsider the abrogation of Article 370.
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Congress and Pakistan on same page, says BJP over Digvijaya remarks

Reacting to Congress leader Digvijaya Singh’s remarks to a Pakistani journalist that if Congress comes to power they will reconsider the decision of abrogating Article 370, the BJP leaders on..
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Digvijaya Singh tests Covid postive


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Fuel price, farmers' movement will impact Assembly polls, says Digvijaya Singh


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BS Koshyari aircraft row: Uddhav does what Digvijaya did to Bhai Mahavir 19 years ago

The denial of permission to Maharashtra governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari for using the state aircraft to fly to Dehradun on Thursday triggered a row with the opposition BJP seeking apology from the..
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'Whichever party you stay in...': Digvijaya Singh's blessing to Jyotiraditya Scindia evokes laughter in Rajya Sabha


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FIRs against Tharoor, journalists raised in Rajya Sabha

Raising the issue through a zero hour mention, Digvijaya Singh of the Congress said FIRs had been filed against politicians, journalists and civil society activists under felonious sections in the past..
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No politics please: BJP leader to Digvijaya Singh over Ram Temple donation


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Digvijaya Singh sends Rs 1.1 lakh to PM for temple with a demand


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Digvijaya Singh asks Congress members to 'wake up' and join farmers' protest

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No hope from President on farm laws, says Digvijaya Singh

Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Wednesday said, he does not have any hope from President Ram Nath Kovind ahead of his meeting with a joint delegation of opposition parties to be held on Wednesday..
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One of the staunchest pillars of the Congress: Party mourns for Ahmed Patel

P Chidambaran, Digvijaya Singh, Abhishek Manu Singhvi and Manish Tiwari among several Congress leaders condoled the death of veteran party leader Ahmed Patel who passed away at the wee hours of..
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Ghulam Nabi Azad on 5-star Cong culture: When Digvijaya Singh lost Goa to BJP

The growing voices of dissent within the Congress over the party's near-dismal show in the recently-concluded Bihar assembly elections is yet another reflection of the crisis that plagues the grand old..
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Sonia Gandhi sets up panel on economy, foreign affairs and national security, Manmohan Singh 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. The committee..
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