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24-Apr-2018 New Delhi

Congress has blood on its hands, party disagrees : Salman Khurshid

Senior Congress leader Salman Khurshid on Monday stepped into a controversy by saying that there is "blood on the hands of the Congress", a remark later dubbed as "unfounded" by his party.Khurshid's remarks came at an event in Aligarh Muslim University while...

15-Aug-2016 New Delhi

Congress slams Modi for Balochistan reference

Congress leader Salman Khurshid on Monday slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for referring to Balochistan in his Independence Day speech, saying it will give Pakistan a reason to interfere in India's internal matters."Balochistan is a different thing from PoK...

15-May-2016 New Delhi

Foreign policy cannot be based on personal agenda: Salman Khurshid

Indian foreign policy under Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been derailed and made "directionless", former external affairs minister and senior Congress leader Salman Khurshid has said.He also stressed that diplomacy "cannot be based on personal agenda" and...

07-Nov-2015 New Delhi

Anupam Kher's march should have been to Dadri: Salman Khurshid

Former external affairs minister Salman Khurshid on Saturday attacked the 'March for India' led by veteran Bollywood actor Anupam Kher, saying "...they should have marched to Dadri instead of the Rashtrapati Bhavan".Bollywood actor Anupam Kher on Saturday led...

19-Jul-2015 New Delhi

Modi wants private success story with Pakistan: Salman Khurshid

Congress leader and former union minister Salman Khursid has said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi wanted his own private success story with Pakistan and was pursuing a "policeman's foreign policy" which was a disaster.Khurshid, the external affairs minister...

17-Jul-2015 New Delhi

Modi's foreign policy a 'failure': Salman Khurshid

Congress leader Salman Khurshid on Friday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi's foreign policy was a "failure" and his government was "incapable of strategic thinking".Talking to the media here, Khurshid said there had been over several hundred ceasefire violations...

17-Jul-2015 New Delhi

Modi's foreign policy a 'failure': Salman Khurshid

Congress leader Salman Khurshid on Friday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi's foreign policy was a "failure" and his government was "incapable of strategic thinking".Talking to media persons here, Khurshid, a former external affairs minister, also said that there...

17-Jul-2015 New Delhi

India-Pakistan joint statement not a breakthrough: Salman Khurshid

The Congress on Friday said the India-Pakistan joint statement in the Russian city of Ufa was not a "breakthrough" between India and Pakistan."So-called joint statement with Pakistan is not 'breakthrough' but 'break our bones'," said senior Congress leader...

19-Dec-2014 New Delhi

Rajesh Khanna a remarkable person: Salman Khurshid

Former external affairs minister Salman Khurshid Friday termed the late Bollywood superstar Rajesh Khanna a "remarkable person" whom he had tried to emulate.Unveiling "Rajesh Khanna: The Untold Story of India's First Superstar", a biography...

16-Sep-2014 New Delhi

Government moots CBI probe into Salman Khurshid's NGO

The government is planning to order a CBI probe into the functioning of an NGO which took aid in the name of the disabled but was allegedly involved in malpractices, Social Justice Minister Thawar Chand Gehlot said Tuesday."There is an NGO in Uttar Pradesh...

08-Aug-2014 New Delhi

Congress questions foreign secretary visit to Pakistan

Former External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid Friday questioned Foreign Secretary Sujatha Singh's scheduled visit to Pakistan later this month.Singh is scheduled to visit Islamabad for foreign secretary level talks Aug 25."Is there any improvement in circumstances...

03-May-2014 New Delhi

Snoopgate not timed: Khurshid

Congress leader Salman Khurshid Saturday dismissed allegations that the Snoopgate issue has been timed to embarrass the BJP in the middle of the Lok Sabha election."There is no question of timing. We have been raising the issue for a long time," Khursid told...

25-Mar-2014 New Delhi

N-terrorism serious threat to global security: Khurshid

Nuclear terrorism and clandestine proliferation continue to pose a serious threat to international security and there is a need to strengthen international nuclear security architecture, External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid has said.In his plenary statement...

07-Mar-2014 New Delhi

State, market should work for people's welfare: Khurshid

External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid Friday said India is a land of opportunities, offering a huge, transparent market to the world but stressed the state and the market should work together for the welfare of the people.Saying that economic relations are...

03-Mar-2014 Nay Pyi Taw

India wants BIMSTEC to focus on five key areas

India Monday outlined five focus areas for the seven-nation BIMSTEC to realize the full potential of the regional grouping of 2.5 billion people with a combined output of $2.5 trillion."In today's inter-linked and inter-dependent world, commonalities between...

27-Feb-2014 New Delhi

Don't appreciate such language: Rahul on 'impotent' remark

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi said here Thursday that he does not "appreciate" External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid's "impotent" remark on BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi.Khurshid at a rally Feb 25 in his Farrukhabad constituency in...

15-Feb-2014 New Delhi/Kandahar

India to continue to assist Afghan security forces: Khurshid

India will continue to assist the Afghan national security forces in whatever manner possible, External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid said in Afghanistan's Kandahar city where he inaugurated an Indian-supported agricultural university, a major capacity-building...

13-Feb-2014 New Delhi(IANS)

Modi owes explanation on Gujarat riots: Khurshid

External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid Thursday said that BJP prime ministerial candidate owes an explanation over the 2002 Gujarat riots."There is a person today who was in office then, and who wants a larger office. Should he not explain?" Khurshid said...

03-Jan-2014 New Delhi(IANS)

Khurshid thanks Manmohan for propping Rahul as PM candidate

External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid Friday thanked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for propping Rahul Gandhi's name as a prime ministerial candidate from the Congress, as well as for slamming BJP's Narendra Modi."I think he is only expressing here what we...

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