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Abhishek Singhvi: Indian politician
Abhishek Manu Singhvi is an Indian lawyer and politician. As politician, he is a member of the Indian National Congress (INC) and a current Member of the Parliament of India representing West Bengal in the Rajya Sabha, the Upper House of the Indian Parliament. He is also a spokesperson for the INC. He is one of the senior Advocate of the Supreme Court of India.

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‘Have you become General Dyer?’: Opposition slams Nitish over Munger firing [Video]

‘Have you become General Dyer?’: Opposition slams Nitish over Munger firing

Opposition has hit out at the Nitish Kumar led Bihar government over the Munger firing incident where one person was killed and several others, including policemen were injured. Congress leader..

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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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Congress kicks off nation-wide campaign against farm bills, says govt misleading people

Congress on Thursday kicked off its nation-wide campaign against the farm bills passed by Parliament earlier this week and referred to them as “anti-farmer, unconstitutional and in violation of the..
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Core pillars of Indian democracy being tampered with: Abhishek Singhvi


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Sonia Gandhi to remain interim chief till 'proper procedure' for electing president is implemented: Congress

The Congress on Sunday said Sonia Gandhi will continue as interim president of the party till the time a "proper procedure" is implemented to elect a new chief.Congress spokesperson Abhishek Singhvi,..
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CBI inquiry will give clean chit, thwart truth: Abhishek Manu Singhvi on Rajasthan political crisis

"Serious allegations of horse trading &toppling re various #Raj MLAs incl Central Minister. Police inquiry, FIR & Crl process on. To avoid completion of Crl process, #BJP conveniently demands #CBI...
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Nepal PM seems to lost 'mental balance,' says Abhishek Manu Singhvi


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Congress leader Abhishek Singhvi tests positive for Covid-19

Congress leader and party spokesperson Abhishek Singhvi has home quarantined himself after testing positive for Covid-19, sources close to him said on Friday. While he has mild symptoms like fever, the..
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Lockdown imposed in unplanned manner, no exit strategy either: Congress

The Congress on Wednesday accused the government of implementing the countrywide lockdown in an unplanned manner and also alleged it does not have any exit strategy. Congress spokesperson Abhishek..
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Congress dismisses speculation about some of its leaders looking to join BJP

The Congress on Thursday dismissed speculation that some of its leaders were in touch with the BJP and would join the saffron outfit soon. Spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said such reports are aimed at..
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Abhishek Manu Singhvi serves notice to author over references to father in book


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Congress leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi backs govt on British MP's deportation, says she is 'Pak proxy'

Congress leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi on Tuesday backed the government's decision to deport British lawmaker Debbie Abrahams, saying she was not just an MP, but a "Pakistan proxy". The Congress party..
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SC to hear on December 18 plea of Cong, ex-Tripura Maharaja challenging Citizenship Act

Senior advocate Abhishek Manu Singhvi mentioned for urgent listing the two pleas and said this petition should also be heard along with a similar plea filed by the Indian Union Muslim League (IUML),..
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In SC, P Chidambaram argues against Sibal & Singhvi, who got him bail

Interestingly in his first appearance in court after getting bail, Chidambaram stood against senior advocates Kapil Sibal and A M Singhvi, both of whom appeared for him in the INX Media case in the..
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Citizenship (Amendment) Bill will be challenged in court in near future: Abhishek Singhvi

The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill will be challenged in court in the near future as it is "highly suspect" in terms of constitutionality, senior Congress leader Abhishek Singhvi said on Wednesday.
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SC to hear on Dec 5 DMK's plea against EC decision to hold TN rural polls sans legal formalities

A bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde took note of the submissions of senior advocate A M Singhvi, appearing for the DMK, that the plea needed to be heard urgently as the poll panel has announced..
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Fearing Karnataka redux, Aghadi pitches for pro tem Speaker

AM Singhvi told a SC bench that the special session of the House should be exclusively devoted to the single-point agenda of floor test, after the appointment of a pro-term speaker. Mukul Rohatgi..
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'Thought it was fake news': Abhishek Manu Singhvi thinks what he read about Maharashtra was 'surreal'

He also said that the tripartite negotiations between Congress, NCP and the Shiv Sena took too long to complete and the window of opportunity was grabbed by the 'fast movers'.
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SC accepted our submissions in contempt case against Rahul: Singhvi

Congress leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi on Thursday said he was glad that Supreme Court had accepted the apology in the contempt case against Rahul Gandhi and noted that intention was never in any manner..
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Don’t agree with his ideology, but Savarkar was a nationalist: Abhishek Singhvi

Congress leader Abhishek Singhvi on Monday praised Hindutva ideologue Vinayak Damodar Savarkar. Singhvi’s comments, though they came with the rider that he did not subscribe to Savarkar’s ideology,..
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Abhishek Singhvi's tweet on Savarkar can affect Congress on voting day: Top party leader

The Congress party is upset with its leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi for calling Hindu Mahasabha ideologue Vinayak Damodar Savarkar an 'accomplished man,' who had participated in India's freedom struggle.
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Savarkar an accomplished man, played part in freedom struggle: Abhishek Manu Singhvi


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INX Media case: CBI wants to 'humiliate me' by keeping in jail, Chidambaram tells SC

Senior advocates Kapil Sibal and Abhishek Manu Singhvi, appearing for Chidambaram, told a 3-judge bench headed by Justice R Banumathi that there were no allegations against their party colleague or his..
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Personal, public life shouldn't be mixed: Singhvi on reports of Rahul flying off to Bangkok ahead of polls

Congress leader Abhishek Singhvi on Sunday came out in defence of party leader Rahul Gandhi who has been facing flak for flying out to Bangkok ahead of crucial assembly elections. Singhvi took to..
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P Chidambaram to stay in Tihar till October 17, get home food once a day

Appearing for Chidambaram, senior advocates Kapil Sibal and Abhishek Manu Singhvi urged a bench of Justices N V Ramana, Sanjiv Khanna and Krishna Murari to list the plea for urgent hearing as the..
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CJI Ranjan Gogoi recuses from hearing Navlakha’s plea against Koregaon FIR

The CJI made known his decision to recuse from the case the moment it was called for hearing before the bench, which also comprised Justices S A Bobde and S Abdul Nazeer. Appearing for Navlakha, senior..
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'Performers are all show-offs': Congress on Trump joining 'Howdy, Modi!'

Congress leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi on Monday borrowed the words of British singer Elton John, "performers are all show-offs", to describe US President Donald Trump joining Prime Minister Narendra..
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SC allows Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad to visit J&K

The Supreme Court said the former J&K CM can visit four districts -- Srinagar, Jammu, Baramulla, Anantnag -- to meet people. Senior advocate AM Singhvi, who was appearing for Azad, told the court that..
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INX Media Case: Apex court extends P Chidambaram's CBI custody for two days

Senior advocates Kapil Sibal and Abhishek Manu Singhvi, appearing for Chidambaram, gave an undertaking that till Thursday, they will not press their bail petitions in the trial court.
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Kerala Congress to seek explanation from Shashi Tharoor on praising Modi

The Kerala state leadership is upset with Shashi Tharoor after he said that Modi should be "praised whenever he says or does the right thing". He also endorsed the statements of senior partymen Jairam..
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After Jairam Ramesh, Abhishek Manu Singhvi & Shashi Tharoor too warn against demonising PM Narendra Modi

While Singhvi says Modi's acts must be judged issue-wise, not person-wise, Tharoor says praising the PM for doing the right things would lend credibility to the opposition's criticism
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Shashi Tharoor and Singhvi back Jairam, say ‘demonising’ Modi wrong

A day after senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh said it was wrong to “demonise” Prime Minister Narendra Modi, several party colleagues, including Abhishek Singhvi, Shashi Tharoor and Sharmishtha..
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Now, Abhishek Singhvi backs Jairam Ramesh: 'Demonising PM Modi wrong'

Senior Congress leader Abhishek Singhvi on Friday backed party leader Jairam Ramesh's remarks on Narendra Modi, saying demonising the Prime Minister was "wrong" and acts must be judged issue-wise, not..
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Chidambaram makes submissions after his request allowed by court

The special court that sent Chidambaram to CBI custody in the INX Media case, allowed him to make a brief submission during the hearing despite strong objection from the probe agency. Abhishek Manu..
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Kapil Sibal and Abhishek Manu Singhvi have answered all CBI questions: Karti Chidambaram

Karti Chidambaram, son of former finance minister P Chidambaram, said on Thursday that senior counsels Kapil Sibal and Abhishek Manu Singhvi have effectively answered "everything" the probe agency is..
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Calling P Chidambaram an absconder very unfair: Abhishek Manu Singhvi

Senior counsel Abhishek Manu Singhvi on Wednesday defended former Union minister P Chidambaram saying he had appeared before the media on Wednesday even when he was not required to.
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At Congress HQ surprise appearance, P Chidambaram said he wasn’t hiding from the law

At 8.15pm, a battery of Congress seniors trooped in. Ahmed Patel, Ghulam Nabi Azad, Mallikarjun Kharge, Salman Khurshid, Abhishek Singhvi, Kapil Sibal, Vivek Tankha and organisation secretary K C..
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CWC meeting to decide new Congress chief to be held on August 10

All eyes are now on the meeting of Congress Working Committee which is scheduled on Saturday to fill the post of party president, which has remained vacant since Rahul Gandhi announced his resignation..
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PM Narendra Modi betrayed people who voted for hassle-free economy: Abhishek Singhvi


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Want to withdraw plea for floor test: 2 Karnataka MLAs to SC

A bench, headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi, said it would only pass orders in the presence of the counsels of the two parties, senior advocates Mukul Rohatgi and Abhishek Manu Singhvi. Rohatgi and..
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Bombay HC quashes magistrate’s order against Tata in defamation complaint

Tata’s counsel A M Singhvi and Amit Desai has during the hearing last month argued that a notice for his removal as director cannot be “per se’’ construed as libel, while Wadia’s counsel..
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Samjhauta case was manipulated: Amit Shah

The Samjhauta Express blast case was deliberately manipulated to create a scenario that sought to link the bombing to a specific religion and there was no evidence against the accused, Union home..
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Karnataka crisis: Congress leaders speak in divergent voices on SC verdict

Congress leaders on Wednesday spoke in divergent voices on the Supreme Court verdict in the Karnataka crisis, with chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala saying it's a "terrible precedent" but his..
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Abhishek Manu Singhvi to represent Congress in SC in Karnataka case


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SC refuses to interfere with NEET exam

At the outset, senior advocate Abhishek Manu Singhvi, appearing for the students, said that wrong answer key was given by the National Testing Agency for the May 5 exam. Nonetheless, the Supreme Court..
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