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Randeep Singh Surjewala is an Indian politician from Haryana and a member of Indian National Congress party. He was an MLA in the Haryana state legislature until 2019 and a former minister. He held water supply and sanitation, parliamentary affairs, electronics and information technology, science and technology and public works as a minister in Haryana cabinet. In 2005, he was given the responsibility of Transport and Parliamentary Affairs and thus became the youngest minister in Haryana. He defeated Om Prakash Chautala in 1996 and 2005. As of December 2017, Surjewala is one of the official spokespersons of Indian National Congress party.
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Congress 'lost' elections but not its 'morale or resolve' to be people's voice in these tough times, says Randeep Surjewala"We have lost the election in Assam, Kerala, Puducherry and West Bengal but we have neither lost our morale nor our resolve or determination to continuously become people's voice in these times of..
Congress' Randeep Surjewala alleges secret understanding between Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan, PM Modi"There seems to be a secret understanding between Kerala CM and PM Modi. Is it not correct that the decision to purchase 300-megawatt wind power has been purchased by the Kerala government at rates of..
Why is PM silent on CAA in Assam rallies: Surjewala
DNA Special: Rahul Gandhi's absence on Congress Foundation Day shows how serious he is about his partyThough the Congress did not disclose Rahul Gandhi's destination, Randeep Surjewala confirmed that he will be away for a few days.
Rahul not on holiday, has gone to meet sick relative: CongressAfter the BJP criticised Rahul Gandhi for his visit abroad, the Congress on Monday said he has gone to meet an ailing relative and his grandmother and is not on a holiday. Asked about Rahul Gandhi's..
Congress seeks Smriti Irani's resignation over charges levelled by shooterCongress chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said at a press conference that the charges levelled are serious and that Prime Minister Narendra Modi should order an independent judicial probe to punish..
On eve of Congress foundation day, Rahul leaves on foreign visitA day ahead of the party’s Foundation Day, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi left on a foreign visit. AICC spokesman Randeep Surjewala, as quoted by PTI, said, “Rahul Gandhi has left for abroad..
Rahul aide Surjewala, Venugopal's absence from meeting raises eyebrowsIn the Congress meeting that focused on big issues of dissension and reconciliation, two absences were the focus of post brainstorming chatter in the party circles.
Senior Congress leader Anand Sharma hails PM Modi's visit to COVID-19 vaccine facilities; clarifies laterSharma's praise for Modi came just a day after Congress spokesperson Randeep Surjewala attacked the Prime Minister for visiting vaccine facilities.
Day after Congress' Randeep Surjewala slammed PM's visit to vaccine hubs, colleague Anand Sharma hails itAnand Sharma, who is a party spokesperson and part of the group of 23 Congress leaders who wrote to party chief Sonia Gandhi seeking large scale changes in the organisation, said the Prime Minister's..
Congress not part of Gupkar alliance: Surjewala
Works worth Rs 1,559 cr completed in Bihar out of PM s package of Rs 1.25 lakh cr: CongressCongress general secretary Randeep Surjewala on Tuesday claimed that works worth only Rs 1,559 crore, out of the special package of Rs 1.25 lakh crore announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in 2015..
Congress' Jale candidate for Bihar polls never aligned with Jinnah's ideology: Surjewala
Randeep Surjewala to head Congress' Bihar poll panel
Congress forms committees for Bihar polls; Surjewala named chairman of key panelThe Congress on Sunday formed various panels for the upcoming Bihar assembly polls with party general secretary Randeep Surjewala named chairman of the election management and coordination committee.
Bihar Assembly Election 2020: Congress releases list of 30-star campaignersSome other names in the list are Ghulam Nabi Azad, Randeep Singh Surjewala, Shakeel Ahmed, Shaktisinh Gohil, Raj Babbar, Pramod Tiwari, Sachin Pilot, Ashok Gehlot and Captain Amarinder Singh.
Urge Centre to file an appeal against acquittal: Cong's Randeep Singh Surjewala on Babri demolition case verdictAll 32 accused in the Babri Masjid demolition case have been acquitted by a special CBI court in Lucknow including LK Advani, Uma Bharti, Kalyan Singh and Murli Manohar Joshi. The acquitted leaders..
What is Centre doing over job loss, inflation? Asks Surjewala
Randeep Surjewala makes it to core team, Vivek Bansal made new in charge of Haryana Congress
Ghulam Nabi Azad, Ambika Soni dropped as Congress general secretaries, Randeep Surjewala comes out gainerAzad was among the 23 leaders who had written a letter to party chief Sonia Gandhi calling for a complete overhaul of the organisation, a full-time president and elections to Congress Working..
Congress drops Ghulam Nabi Azad as general secretary; forms 6-member panel to assist Sonia GandhiThe Congress on Friday announced another set of changes in the organisation, dropping Ghulam Nabi Azad and Mallikarjun Kharge as general secretaries while promoting spokesperson Randeep Singh..
Government pushing India towards 'financial emergency', says CongressCongress spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala said that there are 'dark clouds of economic decay around us'.
When will Modi show his 'red eyes' to China? CongressThe Congress on Monday upped the ante against the Modi government over the Chinese aggression at the border and asked "when will Prime Minister Narendra Modi show his red eyes to China?"In a statement..
Surjewala says Rahul didn't make 'colluding with BJP' comment, asks Sibal not to be misledMinutes after Kapil Sibal expressed concerns over reported "colluding with BJP" remarks by Rahul Gandhi, party leader Randeep Singh Surjewala clarified that the former Congress chief has not said a..
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Reports of Sonia Gandhi resigning from post of Congress interim president are false: Surjewala
Randeep Surjewala puts Sonia Gandhi's resignation rumours to rest, says 'reports are false'Congress spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala on Sunday said that reports of Sonia Gandhi resigning from the post of Congress interim president are false.
SC judgement on PM CARES Fund a 'body blow to transparency': CongressThe Congress on Tuesday said the Supreme Court's judgement on the PM CARES Fund is a "body blow to transparency and accountability" of the government to the people. Congress chief spokesperson Randeep..
Congress: Why are people sitting in power scared of naming China?Talking to reporters after Prime Minister Narendra Modi's address, Congress' chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala also said all Indians should ask the government this Independence Day what it was doing..
Sachin Pilot meets Ashok Gehlot, handshake signals his returnSachin Pilot met Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot Thursday, the first time after he openly rebelled against the senior leader a month back. Their meeting was followed by the Congress Legislature..
Complete failure of law and order machinery: Congress on Bengaluru violenceBengaluru violence, riots and arson are "reprehensible, condemnable and unacceptable", Congress' chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said. "It is complete failure of law and order machinery and rule..
Signs of thaw in Rajasthan as Congress sends out feelers to Pilot campAmid its ongoing confrontation with Sachin Pilot, conciliatory signals have emerged from Congress with party spokesperson Randeep Surjewala saying the Rajasthan former deputy CM can return to the fold..
Rebel MLAs should give up BJP's hospitality if they want dialogue with Congress: Surjewala
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New construction by China along Indian side of LAC in Pangong Tso Lake area: SurjewalaCongress leader Randeep Singh Surjewala on Monday claimed that new construction has been done by China along the Indian side of Line of Actual Control (LAC). He also asked the Central government..
Congress won't be scared by 'raid raj': Randeep SurjewalaThe Centre has created a 'raid raj' but the Congress won't be scared, the party's chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said on Wednesday after the Enforcement Directorate conducted searches at the home..
Rajasthan crisis: 2 FIRs lodged on complaints of horse-tradingCongress spokesperson Randeep Surjewala had earlier in the day demanded the arrest of Union minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat and rebel Congress MLA Bhanwarlal Sharma after two audio clips surfaced..
Gajendra Singh Shekhawat conspiring to topple Gehlot govt: Congress"Yesterday, shocking tapes were aired by the media in which Union Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, BJP leader Sanjay Jain and Congress MLA Bhanwar Lal Sharma spoke about bribing MLAs and bringing..
Rajasthan political crisis: Congress accuses BJP of being involved in horse tradingAICC spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said that two audio recordings have surfaced in which the MLA Sharma, Union minister Shekhawat and a BJP leader Sanjay Jain are purportedly talking about the..
Stop accepting BJP 'hospitality', come back, Randeep Surjewala tells Sachin PilotCongress general secretary Randeep Surjewala on Wednesday said if dissident leader Sachin Pilot is not joining the BJP, he should stop accepting that party's ”hospitality” in Haryana. The reference..
Congress sacks Sachin Pilot as Rajasthan deputy CM, PCC chief"Sachin Pilot, Vishvendra Singh and Ramesh Meena have been removed from the posts of deputy chief minister and ministerial posts respectively. Sachin Pilot has also been removed as the Rajasthan PCC..
Rajasthan political crisis: Congress says doors still open for Sachin PilotThe Congress on Monday said its doors are open for Sachin Pilot, the rebel leader who has claimed that he has the support of over 30 party MLAs in the state's 200-member assembly. “Doors are open for..
Rajasthan power tussle: Cong tries to keep its MLAs together; sends Makan, Surjewala as central observers
Cong leaders Ajay Maken, Randeep Surjewala sent to Jaipur as central observers: Sources
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Six-year BJP rule has been of mismanagement, immense despair and agony: Congress"In the beginning of the seventh year (of the Narendra Modi government), India stands at a stage where the citizens of the country are forced to suffer the countless wounds and ruthless insensitivity..
Congress's Surjewala moves SC, suggests plan for migrant workers
Congress leader moves SC seeking to intervene in matter of miseries faced by migrant labourersSurjewala, an official spokesperson of the Congress party, has said he wants to apprise the top court of "certain pertinent measures" that may be considered by the Centre in order to alleviate the..