The Congress chief, who is in his Parliamentary constituency Amethi, took to Twitter to attack Modi, alleging he "snatched" the Rs 500 and Rs 1000 currency notes from every Indian's pocket and "gave" it to Nirav Modi, but was neither speaking a word about it nor facing Parliament.
"Prime Minister is travelling across the country but he does not have 15 minutes to give a speech in the Lok Sabha," Rahul Gandhi told reporters in an informal chat with them on the second day of his three-day visit to his Parliamantary constituency.
Congress spokesperson Jaiveer Shergill denied the speculation that the Congress had put on hold the ticket of Mehul Choksi’s lawyer, HS Chandramouli.
The 62-year-old Hindutva leader, who quit the post of VHP International Working President last week after his nominee Raghav Reddy lost a key organisational poll, launched the fast outside the state VHP headquarters in the Paldi area after 12 pm with some Hindu saints and supporters.
Senior BJP leader Subramanian Swamy today asked the government to defer stake sale in Air India to next year and also sought dropping of Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha from the government.
The BJP's renewed attack on the Congress comes a day after a special anti-terror court acquitted rightwing activist Swami Aseemanand and four others in the 2007 Mecca Masjid blast case in Hyderabad.
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Rahul conveniently passed the buck onto the Yogi government while shrugging off his responsibilities as a member of Parliament.
Shah’s schedule is packed with a dozen activities including visits to religious mutts or houses of party workers
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today arrived in the capital of Sweden, whereby the Swedish PM Stefan Lofven received him at the airport.
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will visit China later this week to participate in the Foreign Ministers meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) during which she will also hold talks with her Chinese counterpart Wang Yi.
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today accused the CPI(M), the Congress and the BJP of "deliberately delaying" the panchayat election process in the state.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today arrived here in the capital of Sweden, the first bilateral visit by an Indian premier to the Nordic nation in 30 years.
Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Monday attacked the BJP government for denying loan waiver to farmers.
The CBI filed a charge sheet against two companies and 12 people, including former railway minister Lalu Prasad, his wife Rabri Devi and son Tejashwi Yadav, for alleged irregularities in granting an operational contract of two IRCTC hotels to a private firm.
"Low conviction rates are particularly dangerous because offenders are free to offend again," he said in a statement.
According to AICC in-charge of Chhattisgarh P L Punia, the Congress chief has given his consent for attending the event, which will mark the anniversary of the 73rd amendment of the Constitution granting more powers to Panchayati Raj Institutions.
The party's reaction came after the BJP attacked it following the acquittal of right wing activist Aseemanand and four others in the 2007 Mecca Masjid blast, alleging that the Congress had defamed Hindus by using the term "saffron terror" and demanding an apology from Rahul Gandhi.
The Grand Old Party had released a list of 218 candidates for the 224-member Assembly, but Kalappa was not among names fielded, which also included 10 leaders who had defected from other parties.
A reply to a Right to Information application has revealed the details of how money has been shelled out on hoardings by the Department of Information just ahead of the assembly polls.
This is Bhagwat’s second visit to BSE this year. He had earlier visited BSE to deliver a talk on ‘Nationalism and Ethical Practices in Business.’
With just under a month to go for the crucial Assembly elections in Karnataka, here’s how Congress and the BJP stack up on various issues and after recent developments.
The BJP released its second list of candidates, a day after its central election committee met here to finalise the names of its candidates for the high-stakes election.
Health minister, K K Shylaja, said government would hold talks with the doctors only after the strike was called off. Government doctors in Kerala launched an indefinite stir on April 13, protesting the suspension of a doctor at a health centre at Palakkad and extension of out-patient (OP) time.
Congress communications in-charge Randeep Surjewala alleged that Information and Broadcasting Minister Smriti Irani wanted to now know what shows people watch within the four walls of their bedrooms.