Priyanka Gandhi Vadra during road show in Kanpur (Photo: EP)

Priyanka slams Modi government over OROP

Kanpur: Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi on Friday accused the Narendra Modi government of politicising the Armed Forces by calling the one rank one pension (OROP) a favour to them. The Congress General Secretary was holding a roadshow while campaigning for his party’s Kanpur candidate Sriprakash Jaiswal here. She kicked off her roadshow from Ghantaghar area […]

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Modi government created rural distress: Congress

New Delhi:  The Congress on Friday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of quietly squeezing funds meant for the MGNREGA scheme, and said pro-rich and anti-poor policies of his government created “rampant and unimaginable rural distress” in the past five years. Congress Spokesperson Priyanka Chaturvedi said even as Modi and his ministers mocked the minimum income […]

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Modi government has no right to present full budget: Congress

New Delhi :  The Congress on Thursday warned of massive protests inside and outside Parliament if the Modi government tried to present a full-fledged budget instead of a vote on account saying it will violate Constitutional propriety and parliamentary norms. Questioning the legitimacy of the Modi government’s reported move, Congress spokesperson Manish Tewari asked how […]

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Make public draft amendments to IT Act, Congress tells Modi

New Delhi :  The Congress on Monday expressed alarm and targeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the Centres proposed amendment to the Information Technology (IT) Act that seeks to break ‘end-to-end encryption of data and mandate online platforms to give user information to the government within 72 hours. The proposed amendment, the ‘The Information Technology […]

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Modi government behind ‘factual bloomers’ in SC Rafale verdict: Congress

New Delhi (3 Min Read) : Blaming the Narendra Modi government for the “factual bloomers” in the Supreme Court judgment in the Rafale deal, the Congress on Saturday asserted that the apex court was neither the right forum to examine the corruption in the deal nor the verdict was a “clean chit” for the BJP-led […]

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Modi government squandered national interest in Rafale deal: Congress

New Delhi : The Congress on Friday questioned the Modi government’s “silence” on the “fresh evidence” in the Rafale “scam” and said it is a precursor “of the storm which they are about to face.” The party also accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of “squandering national interest” in the deal to purchase 36 fighter jets […]