It reveals Modi's plan to appoint officers of RSS's choice into the central services by manipulating the merit list using subjective criteria, instead of exam rankings, Rahul Gandhi claimed.
"Under the Congress regime, the most prosperous region of Northeast, with immense potential of tourism, was only known for corruption and lack of development but today under PM Narendra Modi's leadership the narrative has change from 'briefcase' politics to development politics," he said.
"The Prime Minister's initiative to sign the Land Boundary Agreement with Bangladesh will lead to development in the region and within five to ten years the ports in the neighbouring country will carry goods produced in the northeast," he said.
In his first comments after BJP leader B S Yeddyurappa resigned as the chief minister of Karnataka, Shah maintained the party did not indulge in any manipulation, and said rather it was the Congress which not only indulged in horse-trading but has "bought the entire stable".
In a tweet, he also expressed hope that the new BJP government in the state under Prime Minister Narendra Modi's guidance will fulfil people's aspirations.
The Congress had yesterday termed Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala's decision to invite BJP leader B S Yeddyurappa to form the government as "murder of democracy and trampling of Constitution".
“Under the Black Money Act, 4 charge sheets have been filed against P Chidambaram and his family for possessing and operating several illegal assets and accounts in foreign countries,” Shah tweeted.
The meeting comes ahead of a convention of the national executives of all the seven 'morchas' of the party on May 17 with Prime Minister Narendra Modi scheduled to address the gathering and chart out a roadmap for them in the last year of his government's term, a BJP leader said.
Goa Pradesh Congress Committee president Girish Chodankar alleged that no cabinet meetings were being held, adding that people were frustrated over this lack of governance.
The BJP would win at least 130 seats in the 224-member assembly and there was no need to take any party's support, he claimed.
Painting the town saffron, festoons and BJP flags fluttered all along Badami in north Karnataka as Shah gave a final push for the party, which seeks to return to power in the only southern state it had ruled.
In a number of tweets, Shah hit out at the Congress, saying that it should be ashamed of itself as everything about the party was "fake - their tears for the poor, their claims of development, their commitment to social justice."
Asked if the government was planning for simultaneous elections, Amit Shah said that it would not be possible because a political consensus is yet to be formed on the issue.
A quick guide to where the prime minister, the Congress president and BJP’s national president are expected to campaign on Wednesday, days before the Assembly polls.
This is not the first time Gandhi has spoken about his prime ministerial ambition.
Prime Minister Modi has coined a number of names for the Siddaramaiah-led Karnataka government during his election rallies and said there was “ease of doing murders” in Karnataka and that it was a “10% government” that takes commission to do a job.
Hitting out at Gandhi, Shah said, "I heard the statement of Rahul baba that his party is going to form the government in Madhya Pradesh. I wanted to know on what basis his party is going to form the government."
Accusing the Congress of defaming 'sanatan dharma' and Hindus, BJP president Amit Shah today said Rahul Gandhi should apologise for projecting the concept of "Hindu terror" and dishonouring the country.
Giving a ticket to seven members from the Reddy clan, which is embroiled in an alleged Rs 50,000 crore mining scam, seems to have gone against the BJP in Karnataka, leading to a furious debate and embarrassment for several party leaders.
Reddy claimed it has been on for the past three months. " ... for the past fortnight, the tapping is happening for"almost 18 hours a day. There are teams from Gujarat, Jaipur"and Delhi involved in the activity and boys associated with"BJP and its affiliated organisations are working in these"teams from Karnataka," he said.
The central leadership had zeroed in on Union minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat as a replacement for Ashok Parnami, who has resigned, to lead the state unit as it prepares for the assembly polls scheduled to be held later this year, sources said.
Shah arrived at the RSS headquarters in the city's Mahal area around 12.20 pm and left at 4.40 pm.
Mounting a fresh offensive, Gandhi also accused the ruling party of not allowing Parliament to run and said the "only one interest" Narendra Modi has is in himself and in becoming prime minister again, without being perturbed by deaths of Dalits, atrocities against minorities and rape of women.
Party president Amit Shah was disallowed from garlanding a statue of B R Ambedkar during poll campaign and its workers were not even allowed to hoist party flags atop their houses, BJP General Secretary in-charge of Karnataka Muralidhar Rao told reporters here. "
Congress president Rahul Gandhi launched a nationwide campaign to safeguard the Constitution and protect the rights of Dalits and backward classes