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Digvijaya Singh Digvijaya Singh Height: 173 cm DOB: 28 February 1947

A veteran leader of the Congress party, Digvijaya Singh is a Member of Parliament in the Rajya Sabha is also currently the General Secretary of the grand old party's All India Congress Committee. For two terms from 1993 to 2003, he had served as the 14th Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, a central Indian state. Between 1980–84, he was a minister in Chief Minister Arjun Singh's cabinet. In 1969, he was married to Asha Singh. She died in 2013. In August 2015, he married to Rajya Sabha TV anchor Amrita Rai.

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Ujjain assault case: Digvijaya Singh sentenced one-year jail term

News | Mar 27, 2022, 07:40 AM IST

An Indore district court on Saturday sentenced Madhya Pradesh's former Chief Minister Digvijaya Singh, and six others to one year's rigorous imprisonment in a case related to a clash with protesting workers of the Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM) in 2011.

Digvijaya Singh's remark on Veer Savarkar ignites controversy

News | Dec 26, 2021, 11:00 AM IST

Digvijaya Singh's recent remarks on Veer Savarkar has ignited a new controversy. In his statement, the former MP CM had said that Savarkar mentioned in his book that there is nothing wrong in consuming beef.

Why was there mention of 'toolkit' in the name of Article 370? Watch Kurukshetra

Kurukshetra | Jun 12, 2021, 10:29 PM IST

A row erupted on Saturday over Congress leader Digvijaya Singh's purported comments in an audio chat on social media that his party will have a "relook" at Article 370 revocation and Jammu and Kashmir's lost statehood if it returns to power, with the BJP accusing him of speaking "the language of Pakistan" and spewing venom against India.

Will Congress bring back Article 370, if it comes back to power? | Watch Muqabla

News | Jun 12, 2021, 06:37 PM IST

Senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh has been facing flak over his alleged leaked chat where he was heard saying to a Pakistan journalist that if Congress comes to power, it will consider revoking Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir.

Special News | Digvijaya Singh's Clubhouse chat part of toolkit, says BJP

News | Jun 12, 2021, 04:42 PM IST

Intensifying its attack on Congress party over leaked audio of Digvijaya Singh's Clubhouse chat, the BJP on Saturday said that it was a part of the 'toolkit' mentioned a few days ago.

BJP's Sambit Patra Slams Digvijaya Singh On Clubhouse chat Row

News | Jun 12, 2021, 02:00 PM IST

Amid the controversy over the Congress clubhouse tape, BJP national spokesperson Sambit Patra lashed out at senior leader Digvijaya Singh for echoing Pakistan's demands and 'spewing venom' against India.

COVID: Digvijaya Singh, Harsimrat Badal, other politicos test positive

News | Apr 16, 2021, 05:40 PM IST

As COVID-19 cases spread across India like wildfire, several politicos on April 16 tested positive.

Act of concerted conspiracy to malign peaceful movement: Digvijaya on violence during tractor rally

News | Jan 27, 2021, 07:44 PM IST

Congress veteran leader Digvijaya Singh on January 27 reacted on the violence which took place at different places of Delhi. Blaming the Centre, he said, "This was an act of concerted conspiracy to malign a peaceful movement." "At the Ghazipur border, the police barricaded the route which was the planned route for the tractor rally. Then police used tear gas which precipitated the violence that ensued." "The farmers have handed over 15 people who started the violence yesterday. They have been found to have government identity cards. Now you only understand who is in the govt. This was an act of concerted conspiracy to malign a peaceful movement," he added.

MP by-poll results prove Kamal Nath, Digvijaya Singh are traitors: Scindia

News | Nov 10, 2020, 11:20 PM IST

After recent trends of Madhya Pradesh by-poll results showed that Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is leading over Congress in the state, party leader Jyotiraditya Scindia said that the results have proved that Kamal Nath and Digvijaya Singh are the traitors.

MP by-polls: EVMs not tamper-proof, selective tampering was done, alleges Digvijaya

News | Nov 10, 2020, 05:39 PM IST

Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on November 10 claimed that EVMs are not tamper-proof.

Asking to back out is no crime: MPCC spokesperson on Digvijaya's alleged viral video

News | Oct 29, 2020, 04:36 PM IST

Spokesperson for MP Congress Committee, KK Mishra on Congress leader Digvijaya Singh's alleged viral video said that it is not Unparliamentary conduct to ask someone to back out.

He doesn't believe in democracy but management: BJP leader on Digvijaya's alleged viral video

News | Oct 29, 2020, 04:34 PM IST

BJP Leader Lokendra Mishra on Digvijaya Singh's alleged viral audio said that Digvijaya Singh has come out of his hole at last stage of elections and further accused him of believing in management rather than democracy.

Don't know the context: Digvijaya on Kamal Nath's 'item' remark for BJP's Imarti Devi

Politics | Oct 19, 2020, 07:07 PM IST

Congress veteran leader and former Madhya Pradesh chief minister Digvijaya Singh reacted on Kamal Nath calling BJP leader Imarti Devi an "Item".

Congress releases manifesto for upcoming MP Assembly by-elections

News | Oct 17, 2020, 05:49 PM IST

Congress party released its manifesto for the upcoming by-election to the legislative assembly of Madhya Pradesh on October 17.

Digvijaya Singh congratulates Harsimrat Kaur for resigning from govt in support of farmers

News | Sep 18, 2020, 04:14 PM IST

While speaking to ANI in the national capital on September 18, Congress leader Digvijaya Singh spoke on agriculture bill.

Turned down Deputy CM post offered by Congress to serve people: Jyotiraditya Scindia

Politics | Aug 24, 2020, 01:53 PM IST

BJP leader Jyotiraditya Scindia while addressing a gathering in Gwalior on August 23 lashed out at former Madhya Pradesh chief Minister Kamal Nath and Congress leader Digvijaya Singh.

Scindia's departure gave life to Congress in Gwalior-Chambal: Digvijaya Singh

Politics | Aug 24, 2020, 10:45 AM IST

Congress Leader Digvijaya Singh took a jibe at BJP leader Jyotiraditya Scindia during a press conference on August 23.

Several first-timers among 43 Parliamentarians to take oath as Rajya Sabha MPs today

Politics | Jul 22, 2020, 08:33 AM IST

This ceremony was to take place in the month of April but was postponed because of extensive Lockdown across the nation from March end.

Shankaracharyas must be invited in foundation laying ceremony of Ram Temple: Digvijaya Singh

News | Jul 20, 2020, 06:33 PM IST

While speaking to media in Bhopal on July 20, the veteran Congress leader Digvijaya Singh spoke on Ram Temple.

'These youngsters lack patience': Digvijaya Singh takes jibe at Sachin Pilot

Politics | Jul 15, 2020, 02:14 PM IST

While speaking to media in Ashoknagar, senior Congress leader, Digvijaya Singh commented on current Rajasthan political situation and actions of party against Sachin Pilot.

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