"Why are the BJP government people so afraid of the truth? Farmers are continuously committing suicide under the BJP government's rule," Priyanka Gandhi claimed in a tweet.
A controversy has erupted over parking of EPF money of Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Ltd (UPPCL) staff to the tune of over Rs 2,600 crore in scam-hit DHFL, whose promoters were recently grilled by the Enforcement Directorate for their links with a front company of Iqbal Mirchi, a former aide of fugitive gangster Dawood Ibrahim.
"The state of the economy in the country is bad. The service sector has fallen flat. Employment is decreasing. Those ruling are busy in themselves and the people are suffering on every front," she said in a tweet in Hindi.
To single out WhatsApp, as the Union government has done, is to miss the larger point as far as India is concerned. It’s time not to quibble over technicalities of reporting the hacking, but to find out who bought the NSO Group’s Pegasus.
"Why is there a need today to seriously think about the issue of pollution. The air is toxic in Delhi, Noida, Ghaziabad, Kanpur, Banares, Lucknow and many other cities. In this very air, our children go to school and our labourers and common people go to work," she said in a tweet in Hindi using hashtag "LetsUniteAgainstPollution".
The party, however, did not say exactly when Gandhi received the message
The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), comprising the 10-member ASEAN bloc and six other countries -- India, China, Japan, South Korea, Australia and New Zealand -- is engaged in negotiations for a free-trade pact.
Her attack on the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) came on a day the government organised a series of events across the country to mark the birth anniversary of Patel, the first home minister of the country.
"What Priyanka Gandhi says doesn't matter," said Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya about her tweet.
This would be Priyanka's second visit to the constituency after the defeat of her brother, Rahul Gandhi, in the Lok Sabha election.
The Uttar Pradesh government on Tuesday announced that it was doing away with 25,000 home guards as the state could not afford the new allowances the Supreme Court has asked it to pay, only to reverse it hours later, saying no one would be removed.
Banerjee bagged the coveted prize jointly with his wife Esther Duflo and another economist Michael Kremer for his "experimental approach to alleviating global poverty".
She took to Twitter to attack the government over the country's low economic growth
She made the remarks before participating in a silent march organised by the Congress on the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi took a dig at PM Modi's event by raising the issue of the state of the economy and said it seems that it is not in good shape
Having lost the tag of the world's fastest-growing economy earlier this year, India's GDP growth was behind China's 6.2 percent in April-June, its weakest pace in at least 27 years.
She also asserted that the Congress will not stop raising its voice against it.
She cited media reports on economic slowdown and job losses to attack the government.
Sooner or later Sonia Gandhi will have to address the question of Congress’ ideological stance and on how the party intends to deal with the BJP juggernaut.
She cited a media report which claimed that out of nearly 72 lakh people trained under the Centre's Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana, only 15.23 lakh (21 percent) got placements.
Priyanka Gandhi had given a call for a state-wide three-day signature campaign starting Saturday as part of a Congress strategy to build pressure to ensure justice to the rape victim.
19 people were injured in the incident on July 17 in Uttar Pradesh.
With no consensus over who will succeed Rahul Gandhi, the CWC meeting may not happen this week
Joining the trend, Priyanka Gandhi tweeted a photo showing her in a pink and gold Benarasi saree.
She cited a media report which claimed that the honorarium of about 30,000 government junior school instructors has been reduced in Uttar Pradesh.