Sanjay Nirupam

Congress leader Sanjay Nirupam on Friday criticised party leaders who are mulling supporting the Shiv Sena in formation of the next government in Maharashtra, where the ruling saffron allies are engaged in a tug of war over sharing of power.

The Congress on Friday asked its former Mumbai unit chief Sanjay Nirupam to stop fuelling conspiracy theories, after he launched a vitriolic attack on the party leadership for not granting tickets to his supporters.

Reliance Defence, Reliance Infrastructure and Reliance Aerostructure-- part of the Anil Ambani-owned Reliance Group-- had earlier filed civil defamation suits against Congress leaders including Sunil Jakhar, Randeep Singh Surjewala, Oommen Chandy, Ashok Chavan, Abhishek Manu Singhvi, Sanjay Nirupam and Shaktisinh Gohil, and some journalists and news organisations like the National Herald.

“I am hurt and disappointed. Many Congress leaders are sitting at home today. One should talk to these Congress leaders about why they feel dejected, disillusioned,” Deora was quoted saying. He also said that discrimination and lack of unity is responsible for the stagnant image of party in Mumbai.

Mumbai: Congress is leaving no stone unturned to connect every incident with the Centre’s demonetisation move, especially which involves BJP leaders. It reached to the level of crescendo when Congress said that poor people are dying due to the invalidation of high denomination old currency notes and those benefited by it are dancing with Big …

New Delhi: Distancing itself from Sanjay Nirupam’s controversial statement regarding surgical strike, Congress on Tuesdaymade it clear that “(there is) no doubt about surgical strike.” On the other hand Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal clarified his part saying AAP also believed the surgical strike had taken place what he meant to say to the Prime Minister …