Opposition in Rajya Sabha on Thursday tore into the government for presenting a “disappointing” budget, with Congress leader P Chidambaram terming note ban as the “most terrible” decision and alleging that graft and black money have continued to thrive and large sections adversely affected. The former finance minister also criticised Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the words he chose to attack his predecessor Manmohan Singh, saying he should remember that the ... Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Enraged by his ‘raincoat jibe’ against Manmohan Singh, the Congress on Thursday announced that it will boycott Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Parliament during the entire budget session and will try to bring on board other opposition parties too. “We will boycott the prime minister. We will not listen to him, but we will not assault the dignity of the office of the prime minister. At the same time, we will continue to protest, we know that he is an obdurate person. “It ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
BJP spokesperson alleges that the then Principal Secretary to Prime Minister Pulok Chatterjee would 'snatch files' from Dr Manmohan Singh to take it to 10 Janpath, Sonia Gandhi's residence. The Bharatiya Janata Party and the Congress on Monday traded charges over ‘help’ extended to Vijay Mallya in securing loans and fleeing the country, with the two parties hurling accusations at each other for coming to the aid of the beleaguered businessman. Ahead of the Budget session beginning ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Setting the tone for Congress’ campaign in assembly polls in five states, party vice president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday launched a no holds barred attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, accusing him of instilling fear among people and wrecking the economy through demonetisation, while asserting that the Congress will unseat the Bharatiya Janata Party from power in 2019. A day-long national convention, called in the wake of demonetisation, saw top Congress leaders including former prime ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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