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Digvijaya Singh: Indian politician
Digvijaya Singh is an Indian politician and a Member of Parliament in the Rajya Sabha. He is also currently a 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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Jyotiraditya Scindia quit as he wanted to become Union minister: Digvijaya

Senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Tuesday hit out at Jyotiraditya Scindia, saying that he 'auctioned' Madhya Pradesh's mandate, and also refuted the claims that Scindia was denied ticket for..
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BJP writes to EC against Digvijaya for pressurising voters ahead of RS polls

The BJP has written a letter to chief election commissioner (CEC) on Wednesday alleging that Congress Rajya Sabha member Digvijaya Singh has violated model code of conduct by trying to pressurise the..
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Madhya Pradesh crisis: Digvijay Singh, DK Shivakumar detained in Bengaluru

Singh sat on a dharna outside the Ramada Hotel after he was not allowed by the police to meet the rebel lawmakers in the hotel.
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MP: BJP eyes immediate floor test, Cong says it will have to wait

BJP on Friday said it will seek a floor test on March 16 - the opening day of the budget session. With 22 Congress MLAs breaking away with Jyotiraditya Scindia, the Kamal Nath government is in deep..
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Digvijaya Singh takes pot shot at Scindia, prays for his safety in BJP

Meanwhile, preparations are underway at BJP's Bhopal office to welcome Scindia. Posters, banners and a red carpet have been arranged to welcome Scindia to the party.
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Scindia was 'not at all sidelined': Senior Congress leader Digvijay Singh

Senior Congress leader and former chief minister of Madhya Pradesh on Wednesday rejected the claims that Scindia resigned because he was sidelined by the party.
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Congress' MP mutiny reveals dangers of sidelining young turks

Murmurs were rife in Congress over many other young leaders brimming with aspiration but being set back by elders in their states. Scindia's resignation letter made it evident that his gripe was..
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BJP doing 'poaching politics' in Madhya Pradesh, says Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury

Taking to Twitter, another Congress leader Digvijaya Singh had earlier stated (roughly translated from Hindi): "The BJP has started the process of bringing the MPs of BSP, Congress, Samajwadi to Delhi...
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BJP holding 8 MLAs from Madhya Pradesh hostage in Gurugram, alleges Congress

On Monday, Digvijay Singh had claimed that some BJP leaders were offering bribes of Rs 25-35 crore to Congress MLAs in an attempt to bring down the state government.
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'Chance' meeting between Jyotiraditya Scindia and Digvijay Singh

Amid disquiet in the Madhya Pradesh Congress, senior leaders Jyotiraditya Scindia and Digvijay Singh met here on Monday away from the scheduled venue in public view, indicating that factional feuds..
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Congress voters ensured defeat of BJP in Delhi polls: Digvijaya

Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Thursday claimed that the traditional voters of his party voted in favour of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in Delhi Assembly polls to ensure the defeat of BJP.
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No machine with chip is tamper-proof, tweets Digvijaya on Delhi counting day

As soon as Delhi assembly election counting started on Tuesday morning, senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh took to Twitter demanding that VVPAT slips after voting should be dropped personally by..
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Digvijaya Singh raises doubts on EVMs, alleges no machine with chip is tamper-proof

"No machine (which) has a chip is tamper proof. Also please do for a moment think, why no developed country uses EVM," Singh said in a tweet. "Would CEC and Hon Supreme Court please have a fresh look..
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Digvijaya Singh’s office runs campaign claiming leader is genuine Gandhian


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Madhya Pradesh in 2019: Rise of Pragya Thakur, biggest Lok Sabha defeat of Congress

Political rise of terror-accused Pragya Singh Thakur and electoral defeats of Congress leaders Digvijaya Singh and Jyotiraditya Scindia in the Lok Sabha polls hogged headlines in Madhya Pradesh in..
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Digvijaya Singh takes a dig at Army chief over CAA remark


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Digvijaya Singh challenges JP Nadda to come clean on NRC


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Digvijaya Singh takes a dig at PM Modi on onions, posts 2013 speech


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Pragya Thakur named in defence ministry panel

According to the government notification dated October 21, the 21-member parliamentary consultative committee is headed by Union defence minister Rajnath Singh. Pragya Singh Thakur, who defeated..
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BJP should accept Sabarimala like they accepted Ayodhya ruling: Digvijaya Singh


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BJP may resort to horse-trading after imposing President's Rule in Maharashtra: Digvijaya Singh

Senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Tuesday expressed apprehension that the BJP may indulge in horse-trading to form government in Maharshtra after imposing the President's Rule there. He..
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Manmohan Singh nominated to parliamentary standing committee on finance

Rajya Sabha Chairman Venkaiah Naidu has nominated a former prime minister and senior Congress leader Manmohan Singh to the parliamentary standing committee on finance in place of party colleague..
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Let us discuss release of relief funds with PM: Digvijaya Singh to Shivraj Singh Chouhan


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Anything with chip not safe, not even votes: Digvijaya Singh


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Digvijaya not even dust of Savarkar’s feet: Shivraj Singh Chouhan

“Digvijaya Singh should visit Andaman and Nicobar to see the Cellular Jail where Veer Savarkar was detained by the British Rule. He was punished for two lives. His real brother was detailed in the..
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MP: Infighting in Congress intensifies, CM Kamal Nath under attack from Scindia, Digvijaya

Infighting in Madhya Pradesh Congress escalated on Friday with two party colleagues of chief minister Kamal Nath criticising his administration. ​​​Jyotiraditya Scindia alleged in Bhind that the..
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Criminal complaint against Digvijaya Singh for 'BJP, Bajrang Dal taking money from ISI' remark withdrawn

A Delhi Court on Wednesday allowed BJP worker and advocate Rajesh Kumar to withdraw his criminal defamation complaint filed against Congress leader Digvijay Singh for his comment alleging that "BJP and..
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RSS and BJP appropriate Patel, Gandhi, Ambedkar as they have no nationalist leaders: Digvijaya Singh

The former Madhya Pradesh chief minister took to Twitter on Sunday to raise the question -- 'why Gandhi and Ambedkar did not engage with the founder of RSS KB Hedgewar'.
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Shameful that Nathuram Godse is being glorified through social media: Digvijaya Singh


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Congress distances itself from Digvijaya Singh's 'saffron robes' comment

When asked about Singh's remarks, Congress secretary Pranav Jha said, "We heard about the comment. I don't know in what context it was made. But, the party thinks that criminals do not get affected by..
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Rahul Gandhi should apologise for failing to waive farm loans in 10 days: Digvijaya Singh's brother


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Posters calling for ban on Digvijaya's entry into temples appear in Bhopal

Posters seeking a ban on the entry of Congress leader Digvijaya Singh into temples were put up here on Thursday. This came after Digvijaya Singh stroked a controversy on Tuesday by saying that "people..
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People in saffron robes committing rapes inside temples: Digvijaya Singh


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Centre running 'Gujarat model' to harass opposition leaders: Digvijaya Singh


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Govt misleading people on Kashmir, says Digvijay Singh


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Admire Chidambaram’s courage, tweets Digvijaya Singh


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No factionalism in MP Congress, claims Digvijaya Singh

The MP Congress has been in the midst of a churn with various groups talking in different voices over who should be next state unit chief, a post currently held by Chief Minister Kamal Nath.
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Chidambaram victim of 'Gujarat Model of Governance': Digvijaya Singh

Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Friday accused the BJP government at the Centre of implementing the "Gujarat Model of Governance" where innocents are framed in "false" cases. Singh said former..
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Digvijaya links current feud in MP Congress to his ISI remark

Digvijaya Singh said the allegations levelled against him by party colleague and Forest Minister Umang Singhar would be looked into by AICC president Sonia Gandhi and Chief Minister Kamal Nath, who is..
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MP Congress leader accuses MLA Umang Singhar of working as 'BJP agent'

Senior Madhya Pradesh Congress leader Manak Agarwal has accused party MLA Umang Singhar of working as a "BJP agent" and trying to malign the image of former state chief minister Digvijay Singh...
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MP minister continues attack Digvijaya Singh, questions his statements on BJP-RSS


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Digvijaya Singh one of Congress Navratnas of Pakistan: BJP

BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra said the party through its leaders is trying to polarise the society on communal lines and in the process siding with people like Zakir Nayak by calling them ambassadors..
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Digvijaya Singh trying to destabilise Kamal Nath government, Madhya Pradesh minister writes to Sonia

Madhya Pradesh state forest minister Umang Singhar wrote a letter to Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Sunday claiming that senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh is trying to destabilise the Kamal..
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BJP seeks Sonia Gandhi's explanation over Digvijaya's charge

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday demanded an explanationa from interim Congress President Sonia Gandhi on party leader Digvijaya Singh's allegation that the BJP and Bajrang Dal were taking..
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Digvijay remarks on BJP, ISI links 'shameful and condemnable': Sambit Patra

Hitting out at Congress leader Digvijay Singh for alleging a link between the BJP and Pakistani spy agency ISI, the saffron party on Tuesday dubbed his charge as "shameful and condemnable" and sought..
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Bajrang Dal to file defamation case against Digvijay Singh

We strongly condemn Digvijay Singh's statement. We will take legal action and file a defamation case against him, says Sohan Solanki
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'Speaking Pak language', says Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Digvijaya Singh

Pakistan quotes Rahul Gandhi. As far as BJP-RSS is concerned, the entire world, the entire country knows their patriotism, says Shivraj Singh Chouhan
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'Speaking Pak's language': Shivraj slams Digvijaya over 'BJP taking money from ISI' remark

"He gives controversial statements to stay in news. He and his leaders speak Pakistan's language," Shivraj Singh Chouhan slams Digvijaya Singh.
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BJP, Bajrang Dal taking money from Pakistan's ISI: Congress leader Digvijaya Singh


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'BJP, Bajrang Dal ISI se paisa le rahe hai': Digvijaya Singh in shocking statement

"Bajrang Dal, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) are taking money from ISI (Inter-Services Intelligence). Attention should be paid to this," former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Digvijay Singh said.
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