Arjun Singh (5 November 1930 – 4 March 2011) was an Indian politician from the Indian National Congress party.

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Unlocking of Babri Masjid was a 'balancing act' by then government: Arif Mohammed Khan

New Delhi, March 28
The unlocking of the Babri Masjid in 1986 that led to the "shilanyas" (groundbreaking) of the Ram Janambhoomi temple in Ayodhya and three decades of turmoil, were part of a deal between Muslim leaders and the Congress government, says Arif Mohammad Khan, a senior politician who was then in the thick of events. With the Supreme Court now calling for resolving the issue through dialogue, Khan feels that the government should take the initiative on this.

Ajay Singh named Congress opposition leader in MP

Bhopal, Feb 23

The Congress on Thursday named Ajay Singh as Leader of Opposition in the Madhya Pradesh state Assembly. Former union minister Singh is the son of late veteran Congress leader Arjun Singh.

If Kejriwal wins Punjab, it will alter course of politics

New Delhi

The emerging consensus that there is a wave in favour of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in Punjab is terrible news for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress, not because they will have lost the election but because the road ahead will become that much more difficult.

Congress veteran N.D. Tiwari, son join BJP

New Delhi, Jan 18

Nonagenarian political leader Narayan Dutt Tiwari on Wednesday quit the Congress party after over half a century of association to join the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) along with his son Rohit Shekhar here on Wednesday.

Today's leadership can draw from Narasimha Rao's style: Sanjaya Baru

New Delhi, Oct 5
The manner in which former Prime Minister P.V. Narasimha Rao functioned -- reaching out to all shades of opinion as well his detractors -- holds important lessons for today's leadership, says Sanjaya Baru, veteran journalist and media adviser to former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

Narasimha Rao's style has lessons for today's leadership: Sanjaya Baru

New Delhi, Oct 5

Former Prime Minister P.V. Narasimha Rao's style of functioning -- reaching out to all shades of opinion as well his detractors -- holds important lessons for today's leadership, feels Sanjaya Baru, veteran journalist and media adviser to former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

Trinamool demands Dipa Karmakar be made India's sports ambassador

Agartala, Sep 8

The Trinamool Congress (TMC) on Thursday felicitated ace gymnast Dipa Karmakar and her coach and demanded that she be appointed sports ambassador of India.

Narasimha Rao's 'pro-Hindu mindset' led to Babri demolition: Aiyar

New Delhi, June 27

Former Prime Minister P.V. Narasimha Rao's "pro-Hindu mindset" encouraged the destruction of the Babri Masjid in Ayodhya in 1992, senior Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar said on Monday.

Arjun Singh was upset CPI-M didn't make Jyoti Basu PM: Sitaram

New Delhi, April 10

CPI-M leader Sitaram Yechury says Congress leader Arjun Singh never probably forgave him after his party vetoed the proposal to make Marxist veteran Jyoti Basu the prime minister in 1996.

Diversity can't be wished away, tolerance a core philosophy: President

New Delhi, April 9

Describing "pluralism and tolerance" as India's core philosophy, President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday said diversity was a fact of life in the country that cannot be wished away by any whims.

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