Modi has deep character flaws… would’ve fought in Varanasi if I knew Hindi: PC
Lashing out at Narendra Modi for what he termed were his “deep character flaws”, Finance Minister P Chidambaram Monday said he wished he could have contested the Lok Sabha polls against the BJP’s prime ministerial candidate in Varanasi, but was constrained by his lack of knowledge of Hindi.
BJP has no heart for tribals: Rahul Gandhi
Playing the pro-tribal and pro-poor card in the Maoist-affected tribal heartland of Bastar, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi today accused BJP of having “no heart” for tribals and the downtrodden.”Congress party works for everyone, for tribals, poor, Dalits and the downtrodden. For us, Hindus and Muslims are equal. We consider everyone equal,” he said at a public meeting in Kondagaon district headquarters of Bastar Lok Sabha constituency in Chhattisgarh.
PM’s chair BJP’s sole aim: Sonia
Accusing the BJP of spreading “misinformation” in its quest for power, Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Monday said the BJP is only after the PM’s chair. Accusing the BJP of spreading “misinformation” in its quest for power, Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Monday said the BJP is only after the PM’s chair.
Tribals languishing as mining mafia calls the tune in Odisha, says Rahul
Targeting the Naveen Patnaik government, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Monday insisted that his party always supported tribals’ struggle to prevent bauxite mining in their sacred Niyamgiri Hills in Odisha. Alleging that the mining mafia was calling the shots in the State, Mr. Gandhi said local tribals never benefited from the mining-based industrialisation promoted by the Naveen Patnaik government.
Ramdev ally versus Sonia
The BJP tonight announced that Smriti Irani would contest against Rahul Gandhi in Amethi while Supreme Court lawyer Ajay Aggarwal would take on Sonia Gandhi in Rae Bareli. The close-to-midnight decisions taken by the central election committee capped weeks of speculation about whether Uma Bharti would be pitted against Sonia.