The Congress continues to be left red-colored-faced after PM Manmohan Singh’s half-brother Daljeet Singh Kohli became a member of the main opposition party, BJP. However, it would be a decision taken through the PM’s step-brother after two several weeks of bonhomie with senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley, who’s contesting from Amritsar, based on Kohli’s boy Kanwar.
Though his boy said that his father’s proceed to join BJP came as a surprise, but based on Kanwar, Kohli increased keen on Jaitley over past two several weeks and many likely required the decision to support him and in the eye of Amritsar.
Kanwar said that his father never was thinking about joining politics due to what his brother Manmohan experienced. After joining the BJP, Kohli said that Singh never was given totally free hands like a PM within the Congress party. Continue reading →
Congress co-president Rahul Gandhi has claimed that India’s ruling party Congress will come to power again.
On the occasion of the manifesto proclamation at a press conference on Wednesday, Rahul Gandhi claimed it. He said, “BJP can campaign in a better way. In 2004, they carried out ‘India Shining’ campaign. India was much progressed. Several studies claimed that the BJP was returning in power. Everyone knows what the result was. In 2009, the same thing happened. Again, it is being said, BJP will come to power. However, I say, Congress will return to power. It is 100 percent guaranteed.”
To attract the new voters, it is said in the manifesto that around 60 million new jobs will be created in the healthcare sector by 2020. In all, the creation of 10 million new jobs has been targeted in the manifesto. Continue reading →
Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Friday requested the federal government to explain on Ishrat Jahan’s alleged terror links – a requirement that’s been vetted through the BJP, that is attempting to corner the federal government within the change in your home ministry’s affidavit on their own antecedents.
Even while a Congress-BJP political slugfest within the “fake encounter” originates with Congress leader Digvijaya Singh asking the house ministry to explain if Headley – who interviewed 26/11 targets for Lashkar-e-Taiba – had indeed flagged Ishrat’s LeT links, the NIA extract fanned the debate further. Based on excerpts from Headley’s “unabridged” statement towards the NIA, distributed to TOI, the American LeT operative, on being requested about Ishrat, stated LeT commander Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi had told him in 2005 that they was a part of Muzammil’s “botched up” procedures. Continue reading →
Left parties today required an intensive probe into coal block allocation scam and also the bribery episode within the Railway Ministry, hrs after Union Ministers Pawan Kumar Bansal and Ashwani Kumar quit.
CPI (M) and CPI accused the federal government and Congress of “obduracy” in not asking the 2 to resign earlier and save the other half from the budget session of Parliament from disruption.
“They’ve done an excellent injustice to Parliament” by not asking Kumar and Bansal to stop earlier, CPI (M) leader Nilotpal Basu stated. Continue reading →
Among talk of the Cabinet reshuffle, Congress on Monday stated Rahul Gandhi will choose the problem of joining government.
“The party and Rahul will decide”, party spokesperson Sandeep Dikshit told reporters when requested if the youthful leader that has been asked repeatedly by Pm Manmohan Singh to become listed on the federal government is going to do so.
Gandhi had met the Pm a week ago, a next day of Congress Leader Sonia Gandhi and also the Pm had separate conferences with Leader Pranab Mukherjee. There has been repeated demands from inside the Congress that Gandhi play a “bigger role” within the organisation and also the government. Continue reading →