New Delhi, March 25 : The Congress Monday said Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav's remarks that the future belongs to coalition governments do not bother it. Besides, there was nothing new in it, he added.
"He has not said this for the first time. Some regional parties only follow power politics and such remarks don't bother us," Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh told reporters here.
He said the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government is only bothered about the welfare of the people.
The allegations slapped on BJP chief Nitin Gadkari by India Against Corruption (AIC) activist Arvind Kejriwal were already known, Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh said.
Digvijay said that Kejriwal had far more information against Gadkari but he revealed only that information which was already known to the public.
Commenting about the charges leveled by Kejriwal, Digvijay said, "I'm disappointed with the charges that Kejriwal has made because they were already in the public domain."
Mathura, Oct 10 : Senior Congress leader Digvijay Singh has slammed religious preacher Asaram Bapu for passing comments against party General Secretary Rahul Gandhi.
Bapu had mockingly called Gandhi a ''kid''.
Addressing mediapersons here, Singh said Bapu should refrain from making such comments.
New Delhi, Sep 2: Congress General Secretary and former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Digvijay Singh on Friday said a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe must be done into RTI activist Shehla Masood''s murder case.
"I would only said the CBI must investigate this case. It would be in interests of all," Singh told mediapersons here, when asked that the Madhya Pradesh Government has already a sent a letter to the Centre requesting for a CBI probe into the case.
Mumbai, Aug 22 - Designer Digvijay Singh, who works with Bhu: sattva, an organic certified fashion brand from Gujarat, presented a totally eco-friendly collection on the last day of the Lakme Fashion Week (LFW) Winter/Festive 2011 and spread the message of the importance of going green.
Lucknow, Dec 15 : Slamming Chief Minister Mayawati for playing politics by demanding that smaller states be carved out of Uttar Pradesh, Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh Tuesday said she should first complete the work she has to do before demanding their creation from the centre.
"It would have been much better if she had gone for an economic survey and passed a resolution before demanding the creation of smaller states from the centre," Singh told reporters in Basti district, some 300 km from Lucknow.
Lucknow, Oct 27 : Charging the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) with stoking religious fundamentalism, Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh Tuesday said using religion as a medium to spread hatred was not allowed by any faith.
Singh, who was in the city to attend a function of the Youth Congress-affiliated Anti Communal Forum, founded by Rahul Gandhi, noted that opportunists were present in every religion and they are responsible for every kind of dispute among people of the same or different religions.
No religion preaches hatred and it is wrong to term any religion or creed as terrorist, he said.
For one whose professional career spans over a decade, Digvijay Singh is well equipped to respond when the chips are down. Armed with Jack Nicklaus's words: 'Focus on remedies, not faults', the 37-year-old landed at the DLF Golf & Country Club on Monday and made his way to the practice putting greens, making light of the gasps that his heavily protected right wrist evoked.
Taking off the plastic cast, Digvijay gingerly checked out the affected area before proceeding to knock balls. “I picked it (the injury) up in Japan (during the Asia Pacific Panasonic Open) and the MRI has revealed a ligament tear,” said Digvijay.
Lucknow, July 26 : Congress Party general secretary Digvijay Singh has accused the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati of playing into the hands of a few advisors and charged her with not being aware about ground realities in the state.
Addressing a press conference here on Sunday, Singh also accused Mayawati of moving away from the masses.
Accusing the state government of failing on all fronts, he said has no concern about the people who are suffering from power shortages and poor development.
New Delhi, May 18 : All India Congress Committee (AICC) General Secretary Digvijay Singh on Monday said the Congress would discuss the issue of government formation only with its pre-poll allies, of which the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) is not a part.
New Delhi, May 14 : Congress party general secretary Digvijay Singh has said that with the end of the five=phased elections, the Congress will expect President Pratibha Devisingh Patil to invite that party or coalition of parties that can offer the nation stable governance.
Speaking in an interview to a national news agency, Singh said: "We expect the President to go by the book. She will go by the Constitution."
New Delhi, Apr. 25: The Election Commission of India on Saturday issued a notice to senior Congress leader Digvijay Singh for violating the Model Code of Conduct.
The commission's notice said that Singh would need to explain his adverse comments against Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati.
New Delhi, Feb 17 : Samajwadi Party General Secretary Amar Singh today lashed out at All India Congress Committee (AICC) General Secretary Digvijay Singh for his "begging bowl" remark.
"The statements emerging from the Congress are very disheartening," Amar Singh said.
He said that Digvijay Singh will be held responsible if ties between the Congress and the Samajwadi Party are severed.
New Delhi, Feb. 12 : All India Congress Committee General Secretary Digvijay Singh has attributed consistent Indian pressure on Pakistan that eventually led to the case registration against Ajmal Amir Kasab, and 14 others but termed it was not "enough".
Kathmandu, Feb 13: The visiting delegation of Congress leaders from India on Wednesday made it clear that their party is not in favour of a monarchy in Nepal.
Emerging from a meeting with senior Nepali Congress leaders, All India Congress Committee General Secretary Digvijay Singh said his party was never in favour of a monarchy.
The main opposition party in India, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has been opposing the declaration of a republic by the interim parliament in Nepal.
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