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Abhishek Singhvi


SC intervention in COVID-19 management uncalled for: Congress

April 23, 2021 5:21 pm

"The Supreme Court's intervention on April 22, 2021 is totally uncalled for. Unfortunately, it is wrong, wrong and wrong. It is wrong because it is not suo motu ameliorative but a reaction to palliative high court orders," Congress spokesperson Abhishek Singhvi said.

Congress to letter signatories: 'Making public comments inappropriate after party chief's call to move on'

August 30, 2020 11:38 pm

The statement from the Congress came as some party leaders continued to speak on the issue publicly. There has been turmoil within the Congress ever since 23 senior leaders sent a letter to Sonia Gandhi, calling for sweeping changes.

SC notice to Centre, NHRC on Abhishek Singhvi’s custodial violence plea

August 06, 2020 2:20 am

A bench of Justices U U Lalit and Vineet Saran issued the notice in the application filed by senior advocate Abhishek Singhvi. Singhvi has sought directions “on account of recent reported cases of custodial deaths and transgressions by the police”.

Clarify if Chinese have entered our territory… take nation, Oppn into confidence: Congress

June 04, 2020 6:14 am

The Congress asked the government not to behave like an “ostrich in the sand” and take the country and the opposition into confidence on the stand-off with China.

'Too little, too late': Running special train for migrants knee-jerk reaction, says Congress

May 01, 2020 5:29 pm

As the country nears the 40-day lockdown on May 3, the Union Home Ministry, in consultation with railway ministries, issued guidelines on late Thursday night for movement of stranded migrant labourers, students and tourists who want to return home.

A nifty-post COVID justice: Virtual methods, technologies should become the norm at all levels of judiciary

April 25, 2020 10:50 am

It would be naive to assume that post lockdown, hordes of lawyers will, or should be, allowed to descend upon the SC, and business will resume as usual.

Coronavirus lockdown: Unpreparedness is byword, buzzword of this govt, says Congress

March 30, 2020 12:48 am

Referring to the thousands of migrant workers stranded on the roads, the Congress said unpreparedness of the government which led to such a congregation may have led to a humongous increased risk of COVID-19 to this nation.

Congress' Abhishek Manu Singhvi to move Bill for enforcing two-child norm

March 14, 2020 11:21 am

In the Bill, the disincentives for those who do not comply include barring them from contesting elections, getting promotions in government services, receiving government subsidy — barring those in the BPL category —or applying for Group A jobs.

Tharoor, Singhvi join the chorus: Congress seen to be adrift, time for action now

February 24, 2020 2:52 pm

Speaking to The Indian Express, Lok Sabha MP Shashi Tharoor said the “perception” that the party is “adrift” is hurting it as it is driving voters towards other political alternatives, and three-time MP Abhishek Singhvi said the time for “discussion and words” is over.

Congress slams govt over economy, asks it to focus on issue of jobs

January 20, 2020 2:49 am

Congress asked the government to pay attention to such issues rather than “non-productive, irrelevant issues such as NRC and CAA”.