Pointing to farmer suicides and unemployment in the country, he said the last three years were a "betrayal" of the mandate the government had received.
CNN-News18 has accessed a copy of the I-T notice, a day after a political storm broke out in the wake of the Delhi High Court’s refusal to stay the tax proceedings against YI and its directors.
Rane's comments came a day after the Congress filed a petition in the Bombay High Court seeking to restrain him from contesting the upcoming by-election.
The Gandhis have been accused of conspiring to “cheat and misappropriate funds” by paying just Rs 50 lakh through which Young Indian Pvt. Ltd obtained the right to recover Rs 90.25 crore which Associate Journals Ltd (AJL) owed to the Congress.
In an indication that they may continue in their posts for now, Rahul Gandhi asked them to continue the work for strengthening the party after they met him today, Congress sources said.
Not just ministers, but also the bureaucrats have been extremely inspired by the way he consults them and takes their views, said the commerce and industry minister.
Joshil Abraham, who has been admitted to AIIMS since April 14 night, has been fighting for "lack of infrastructure".
The meeting was attended by a group of party MPs, MLAs, former PCC chiefs and party workers, besides four former Union ministers including P Chidambaram.
The process was set rolling after the Election Commission gave the party six more months time till December to complete its internal elections.
Taking on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the RSS, the Congress Vice President charged that the Prime Minister is propagating a vision where only one idea will prevail.
55-year-old Pehlu Khan died at a hospital in Alwar district on Monday after allegedly being beaten by a group of cow vigilantes.
"The two leaders discussed the issue during their meeting inside Parliament. The Left party is for voting and sending the bills back to Lok Sabha today," a source said.
Gandhi said the Centre should not discriminate amongst states and no politics should be played with farmers suffering across the country.
Gandhi also accused the Modi-led government of being "anti-poor and anti-farmer" which, he alleged, only panders to the demands of a select group of industrialists.
"The BJP used money power in Manipur and Goa. They stole the mandate of the people...," Gandhi said while replying to a question on BJP forming government in Manipur as well as in Goa, where Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar won the trust vote today.
Captain Amarinder Singh took oath as the 26th Chief Minister of Punjab on Thursday in a ceremony attended by senior Congress leaders, including former prime minister Manmohan Singh and party vice-president Rahul Gandhi.
The chief minister-designate has decided to go in for a simple swearing-in ceremony as an austerity measure. "There will be nothing ostentatious about the oath-taking programme at the Raj Bhawan on Thursday morning, when Punjab Governor V P Singh Badnore will administer the oath of office to Amarinder Singh as the new chief minister of the state," Punjab Congress had said on Tuesday.
Satyavrat Chaturvedi was one of the first to speak out. He told Network18 that a “cardiac surgery” was required. When asked if Rahul Gandhi should give way, Chaturvedi said Rahul should take a decision “for the sake of the party”. His view was echoed by others.
Earlier in the day, the Supreme Court had refused to stay the swearing-in ceremony after the Congress, which had emerged as the single largest party, had objected to the Governor's decision to invite the BJP to form the government.
"They are saying that it is okay for them to misuse the office of the Governor...In the two states where we won, democracy has been undermined by them (BJP) using financial power, money. That is what is happening. The mandate of the people of Goa and Manipur has been stolen by the BJP," he told reporters outside Parliament.
After BJP‘s thumping victory in Uttar Pradesh assembly elections, political parties will look for scapegoats. There will likely be voices and concerns raised on how Samajwadi Party, Congress and Bahujan Samaj Party went about campaigning for the state election.
Muslims voted for BJP? The mandate given to Bharatiya Janta Party appears to have an overwhelming support of Muslims. Did Triple Talaq issue bring Muslim women to vote for the BJP?
“It is quite likely that Muslims have voted for the BJP. Considering the fact that they took the stand for Muslim women rights I won’t be surprised if some sections have shown favor with the party,” Amber said.
# The opposition camp within the party will strengthen. Madhukar Jaitley has already raised the voice. It will soon get shriller.
They say well begun is half done. The voters of UP affirmed that the boys of UP were half baked.