Randeep Singh Surjewala is an Indian politician from Haryana and a member of Indian National Congress party. He is an MLA in the Haryana state legislature and a former minister.
Hours after the Election Commission on Thursday told the Supreme Court that it would put off by-elections to the 15 Karnataka Assembly seats till the three judge bench decides on the petitions by the 17 disqualified legislators, the Congress hit back, saying it appears to have postponed the polls under government instructions.
Congress on Thursday alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's remarks in the United States that 'everything is fine' in India is a "big, bold white lie, weaved to fool" not just the international community but 130 crore Indians.
Hours after Antiguan Prime Minister Gaston Browne described fugitive diamond jeweller Mehul Choksi as a "crook", saying that he would be extradited to India, the Congress hit out at the BJP-led NDA government, accusing it of protecting people involved in fraud and theft of public money.
Taunting Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Howdy Modi' event at Houston in the USA, the Congress here on Thursday accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government of ruining the education system and employment opportunities in the country.
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Wednesday publicly threatened a leader of his BJP party that he would chop off the latter's neck for placing a silver crown on his head, triggering a controversy, following which he attempted damage control.
Describing the ED questioning of former Karnataka minister and senior Congress leader D.K. Shivakumar as "political vendetta", the Congress on Saturday slammed the government saying it was continuing to target opposition leaders with the sole aim of diverting attention from its failures.
Hitting out at the Modi government, Congress on Thursday said that the "wrong" decision on FDI in single-brand retail trade (SBRT) will hurt 3 crore shopkeepers and bring under threat the employment of 15 crore workers.
The Congress on Thursday accused the Narendra Modi government of favoring foreign companies by announcing foreign direct investment (FDI) reforms to ease the 30 per cent local sourcing norm in single-brand retail trade (SBRT) whereby domestic procurement for exported goods will now qualify for inclusion under the 30 per cent sourcing rules, saying the measure is a "big blow" to small businesses.
Congress leader Randeep Singh Surjewala on Thursday hit out at Pakistan for questioning the status of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh, stating the neighbouring country needs to set their own house in order and answer the abuse of human rights violations in its own land and Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK).
A day after former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram was arrested, the Congress party in a press conference held here on Thursday called it a 'broad daylight murder of democracy'.