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19-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Triple talaq bill diversionary ploy : Randeep Singh Surjewala

With the Union Cabinet on Wednesday approving an ordinance criminalising triple talaq, the Congress has accused the Modi government of using the issue for "vote garnering" and a diversionary ploy amid rising incidents of rape.Finding flaws in the ordinance,...

19-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Congress leaders meet CAG seeking probe into Rafale deal

A Congress delegation on Wednesday met the Comptroller and Auditor General to seek a probe into the purchase of 36 Rafale fighter jets by the Narendra Modi government.The delegation consisting of senior party leaders A.K. Antony, Ahmed Patel, Ghulam Nabi...

18-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Probe PMO, Jaitley role in Mallya escape : Randeep Singh Surjewala

Upping the ante against the Narendra Modi government for its "collaboration" in letting Vijay Mallya flee the country, the Congress on Tuesday demanded a probe into why the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley did not act against...

14-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Who is chief architect of Mallya's escape, Congress asks Modi

The Congress on Friday accused Prime Minister Modi of maintaining "conspiratorial silence on fugitive businessman Vijay Mallya, demanding to know who the "chief architect and protector of his escape" was.Party spokesman Randeep Singh Surjewala demanded an...

14-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Why is Modi not ordering probe into Mallya case: Congress

Accusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi of maintaining a "conspiratorial silence" on Vijay Mallya, the Congress on Friday asked why he was not ordering an "independent probe" into the fugitive businessman's meeting with Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.Demanding the...

13-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Congress accuses Sitharaman of lying on Rafale, wants JPC

Firing a fresh salvo against the Modi government over the Rafale deal, the Congress on Thursday accused Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman of "lying" again" about the number of the France-built jets and demanded her and Prime Minister Narendra Modi to submit...

06-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Congress attacks Modi government over tumbling rupee

The Congress on Thursday attacked the Modi government after the rupee breached the 72 mark against the US dollar, saying government polices had derailed the economy."The falling rupee crosses Rs 72 against a dollar. Fiscal deficit will increase and price...

31-Aug-2018 New Delhi

Congress attacks Modi govt over rising fuel prices

The Congress on Friday attacked the Narendra Modi government over the "skyrocketing" fuel prices and alleged that it has profited by over Rs 11 lakh crore from the taxes imposed on fuels."Monstrous taxes being levied by the Modi government have resulted...

29-Aug-2018 New Delhi

Will Modi apologise, Congress asks after RBI report on demonetisation

 "The RBI report again proves that demonetisation was Modi-made disaster of epic proportions! 99.30 per cent of demonetised money returns! Modi, in his 2017 Independence Day speech, made tall claims of Rs 3 lakh crore coming back to the system! Modiji, will...

18-Aug-2018 New Delhi

Congress to launch agitation over Rafale deal

The Congress on Saturday decided to step up its attack over the Rafale deal, terming it a "scam" of the Narendra Modi government and said the party will launch a nation-wide agitation on the issue.The issue came up for discussion at a meeting of Congress...

14-Aug-2018 New Delhi

Falling rupee: Congress demands PM's statement

As the Indian rupee fell to Rs 69.98 against the US dollar, Congress on Tuesday said 'Modinomics' has wreaked havoc for Indias economy and that a falling rupee is the symbol of the failures and economic mismanagement of the Modi government.Congress hoped...

08-Aug-2018 New Delhi

Madras HC order setback for proxy callers : Randeep Singh Surjewala

Senior Congress leader Randeep Singh Surjewala on Wednesday said the Madras High Court judgement to allow the burial of DMK supremo M. Karunanidhi at Marina Beach was a "setback for proxy callers"."Huge setback for proxy callers of Delhi Durbar conspiring to...

08-Aug-2018 New Delhi

Congress seeks reply from Modi on Rafale deal

The Congress on Wednesday slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi and sought a reply from him on questions being raised on the Rafale deal by two former BJP Ministers Yashwant Sinha and Arun Shourie, who alleged the deal was "unilaterally" finalized by Modi,...

20-Jun-2018 New Delhi

Financial experts of Modi government fed up : Randeep Singh Surjewala

The Congress on Wednesday took a dig at the Modi government over Chief Economic Advisor (CEA) Arvind Subramanian's decision to quit his post, saying financial experts of the government were completely fed up by its "colossal economic mismanagement"."Financial...

21-Apr-2018 New Delhi

Congress hits back at Jaitley over revenge jibe

The Congress on Saturday hit back at Union Minister Arun Jaitley over his remarks terming the impeachment move of opposition members as a "revenge petition", saying it is important to be "right" than to be on the "right side of powers".In a series of tweets,...

04-Apr-2018 New Delhi

Government's duplicity on SC/ST Act exposed : Randeep Singh Surjewala

The Congress on Wednesday said the Modi government's "duplicity" over the Supreme Court's refusal to stay its ruling on the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act had been exposed."Modi government's 'double speak' and 'duplicity'...

03-Apr-2018 New Delhi

Congress seeks apology from Prasad over his remarks on SC/ST act

Congress on Tuesday termed as "factually incorrect" Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad's remarks that the Central government was not a party in the apex court in the case pertaining to the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act and...

30-Mar-2018 Bengaluru

Indian banks' credibility at all-time low : Randeep Singh Surjewala

With several fraud cases worth thousands of crores of rupees surfacing in Indian banks, the banking sector gone into a "deep crisis" with credibility at all time low due to failure of regulatory oversight, Congress said on Friday."Unimaginable sums of thousands...

27-Mar-2018 New Delhi

BJP has become 'Super Election Commission', says Congress

The Congress on Tuesday attacked the BJP over its IT cell chief declaring the date of the Karnataka assembly polls before the Election Commission did and said the poll panel's credibility is on test and the ruling party has become a "Super Election Commission."Congress...

22-Mar-2018 New Delhi

BJP, Congress slugfest on Cambridge Analytica escalates

The political slugfest over links with the controversial data consultancy firm Cambridge Analytica (CA) escalated on Thursday with the BJP claiming that the firm was involved in Rahul Gandhi's social media campaign and Congress rubbishing the charge and...

12-Mar-2018 New Delhi

Farmer suicides increased under Modi government : Congress

The Congress on Monday alleged that farmer suicides have increased by 41.7 per cent since the formation of the Modi government in May 2014 and accused it of shedding "false tears" for them while benefiting the middlemen."The report of Crime Records Bureau...

03-Mar-2018 New Delhi

Irani's whims making DD/AIR staff suffer : Randeep Singh Surjewala

Following media reports that the Centre is withholding funds to Prasar Bharti since December, the Congress on Saturday attacked Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Smriti Irani, saying "her unbridled whims and anger" was making "employees of DD/AIR suffer".The...

17-Feb-2018 New Delhi

Congress to discuss PNB scam with other parties for JPC probe

The Congress on Saturday said it will raise the PNB scam in Parliament "vociferously" and speak to various opposition parties to put pressure on the government to set up a Joint Parliamentary Committee to probe the matter."The Congress, in the interest of...

17-Feb-2018 New Delhi

Was misfit in BJP, says Lovely after rejoining Congress

Former Delhi Minister Arvinder Singh Lovely on Saturday returned to the Congress and said he was "ideologically a misfit" in the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) which he had joined in April last year.His re-induction in the Congress was announced soon after Lovely,...

16-Feb-2018 New Delhi

Congress attacks PM on PNB scam, calls it 'biggest bank loot'

The Congress on Friday continued its attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, claiming that the PNB fraud of over Rs 11,000 crore was India's biggest "bank loot scam" and has got bigger to touch Rs 21,306 crore.The party also asked why Modi was silent on...

15-Feb-2018 New Delhi

Who let Nirav Modi flee India : Randeep Siingh Surjewala

The Congress on Thursday lashed out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the Rs 11,500 crore fraud in the PNB and asked him to come clean on the government's "failure" to prevent the scam and identify those who helped the alleged kingpin, billionaire jeweller...

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