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Nirmala Sitharaman blames oil bonds issued by UPA govt for high fuel prices

At a time when the Centre is facing flak for the high fuel prices, Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman has blamed the Congress-led UPA government for the steep prices. She said that the government would have reduced fuel prices if it did not have to bear the cost of the oil bonds that the UPA...

Chidambaram criticises Centre over 9 successive quarters of economic downturn

Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Friday criticised the NDA government over its handling of the economy, alleging the BJP-led dispensation has caused nine successive quarters of economic decline and an impending recession in 2020-21. “Those who scoff at the UPA’s record must know that economists are laughing at their ignorance and ineptitude,” the...

Bitter battle of words erupt between BJP & Congress over alleged misuse of PM Relief Fund during UPA’s tenure

BJP president JP Nadda on Friday said the Prime Minister’s National Relief Fund donated money to the “family-run” Rajiv Gandhi Foundation when the Congress-led UPA was in power, claiming it was a “brazen fraud” and a big betrayal of the people of India. Nadda, who on Thursday targeted the Congress and the Gandhi family for...