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COVID-19: Rahul Gandhi slams Centre for ‘flattening the wrong curve’

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday shared a graph criticising the Narendra Modi-led government’s management of COVID-19 pandemic in the country. Quoting Albert Einstein, he shared a short video of a graph on Twitter showing how the economy took a nosedive while the number of COVID-19 cases skyrocketed. In the animated graph, Gandhi showed how...

India, US should unite to promote “rule of people” in the world: Ex-US diplomat

India and the United States can work together not to fight an “authoritarian” China but to make it observe the rule of law, former US diplomat and Harvard professor Nicholas Burns said on Friday in a conversation with Congress leader Rahul Gandhi. “I think that India and the US can be working together. Not as...

Minister slams Rahul Gandhi for questioning PM Modi on standoff with China on Twitter

Union law minister and senior BJP leader, Ravi Shankar Prasad, on Wednesday took a swipe at Rahul Gandhi, hours after the Congress leader accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of being ‘absolutely silent’ over the India-China standoff in Ladakh. Prasad said that Gandhi should know that on international matters, like China, questions should not be asked...

PM Modi made the world realise that intrusion in India will be punished: Amit Shah

Citing surgical and airstrikes ordered by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Pakistan, home minister Amit Shah on Monday said Modi made the world realise that any intrusion into Indian borders will not be tolerated but punished. “The world was made to realise that encroaching upon India’s borders is not a child’s play. Punishment is meted...

Problems with China are “baggage” left by Nehru, says Union minister Jitendra Singh

In a brazen attack on Rahul Gandhi for targeting the BJP government for the border stand-off with China, Union minister for Development of Northeast Region, Jitendra Singh, has said that the Congress leader was conveniently forgetting that the problems with China are a “baggage” left by his great grandfather Jawaharlal Nehru. Singh said mistakes were...

India flattened the wrong curve, not coronavirus but GDP: Rajiv Bajaj

At a time when several questions have being raised about India’s prolonged lockdown, Bajaj Auto MD Rajiv Bajaj said India has flattened the wrong curve, not coronavirus but GDP. Bajaj, who had been expressing dissent against the prolonged strict lockdown in India, said, “I think unfortunately India not only looked West it went to the...

Congress launches massive social media campaign ‘#SpeakUpIndia’

With the Centre indifferent to a slew of demands raised by the Congress party for easing the burden of the ongoing lockdown on common citizens, the grand old party, on Thursday, launched a massive social media campaign ‘#SpeakUpIndia’ to urge the Centre to take immediate corrective measures.  The campaign, launched simultaneously on social media platforms...

Rahul Gandhi says lockdown in India has failed, asks Centre on “Plan B” for combating corona crisis

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has slammed the Modi government’s decision to continue with the nationwide lockdown and the strategy of handling the coronavirus crisis. Rahul Gandhi has said the nationwide lockdown in India has failed as the coronavirus cases have spiked in this period. Rahul Gandhi held a live press conference through his Twitter account...

Chhattisgarh launches Kisan Nyay Yojana on Rajiv Gandhi’s death anniversary

Congress-ruled Chhattisgarh on Thursday launched the Rajiv Gandhi Kisan Nyay Yojana to encourage farmers to produce more crops and help them get the right price for it. The scheme will see a sum of Rs 5,700 crore being transferred directly to the accounts of 19 lakh farmers of the state in four installments, the state...

Migrant Woes: FM takes a dig at Rahul Gandhi, terms him “dramabaaz”

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday said its leader Rahul Gandhi is doing a “drama” and asked the political parties to refrain from politicising the plight of migrant workers and behave responsibly on the issue. Sitharaman after announcing the Rs 20-lakh crore economic package said the government would seek cooperation from all parties including the...

Rs20 lakh crore package: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi bats for direct cash transfer, urges a rethink on stimulus

Senior Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said the government must reconsider the Rs 20 lakh crore economic stimulus package. Gandhi said the focus should be on direct cash transfers to people as migrants workers, who are walking home with an empty stomach, farmers and such don’t need loans but money. “Today our poor people...

Congress trying to save fugitive businessman Nirav Modi: Law Minister

The BJP on Thursday accused the Congress of trying “its best to save” fugitive businessman Nirav Modi who faces extradition proceedings in a UK court. The ruling party cited the statement of a former high court judge, who is also a Congress member, in the arrested diamond merchant’s defence to attack the opposition party. Addressing...