Congress announced panels in the run-up to 2022 UP polls but it left out veteran leaders like Jitin Prasad and Raj Babbar from that list. They were among the 23 signatories who wrote letter to Sonia Gandhi, seeking sweeping changes in party.
The ongoing protest outside Gate No 7 of Jamia was on February 7 shifted to Gate No 4 in order to clear the way for voters in the February 8 Delhi Assembly polls. However, demonstrators returned to Gate No 7 yesterday.
Khurshid's comments came after a controversy erupted over his remarks where he had termed Congress leader Rahul Gandhi's resignation from the post of party president as "walking away" following the grand old party's defeat in the April-May Lok Sabha elections.
Khurshid also said if Rahul had stayed around, the party would have understood better the causes of defeat and be better prepared to fight the battles in the coming times
The party is facing attrition because it is taking too long to come to terms with its defeat in May national elections, the former external affairs minister told reporters late on Monday.
The BJP leader also hit out at Congress for coining words like "Hindu terror" and accused it of polarising the people in the name of religion just for the sake of appeasement politics.
The top court will also hear Chidambaram's appeals challenging the high court order, rejecting anticipatory bail to him in the cases related to scam filed by the ED and Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).
Chidambaram's Special Leave Petition (SLP) seeking a pre-arrest bail was not cleared by the Supreme Court registry in the morning as it had certain defects. Earlier, a bench headed by senior-most judge Justice N V Ramana referred the plea back to Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi.
However, IG Law and Order Pravin Kumar claimed that no religious slogans were raised during the dispute, adding that the clash took place between the two sides over a cricket match.
New Delhi: In a huge embarrassment for Congress, senior party leader and former Union minister Salman Khurshid has made a...