Shourie, a minister in the Vajpayee government, who is no longer with the party, accused Shah and Jaitley of "fomenting" a coalition against Modi by forcing the other opposition parties, which commanding over 69 per cent of vote, to get into an alliance.
Backing the accusations of former union minister Arun Shourie that Prime Minister Narendra Modi deliberately remains silent on incidents like Dadri, the Congress Party on Tuesday said the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders are blindly following his 'directions'.
Congress on Tuesday latched on to Arun Shourie's stinging attack on the Narendra Modi government to target the NDA dispensation, saying it was the "most damning indictment", a charge dismissed by the ruling party.
Arun Shourie, who had launched a stinging attack on the Modi government on Monday, is no longer a member of BJP, the party said as it sought to dismiss the criticism of its one-time influential leader who was also a minister in the previous NDA government.
In a sharp attack on the Narendra Modi government, BJP leader Arun Shourie on Monday contended that it believes that managing economy means “managing the headlines” and that people had started recalling the days of former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Arun Shourie, who was once an admirer of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Monday criticised the Prime Minister's Office saying that "there is clearer belief (in the present dispensation) that managing economy means managing the headlines and this is not really going to work."
In a sharp attack on the Narendra Modi government, BJP leader Arun Shourie on Monday contended that it believes that managing economy means "managing the headlines" and that people had started recalling the days of former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.
Three former Indian foreign secretaries, one of whom was also the National Security Advisor, and a former union minister came together on stage on Saturday here to pay warm tributes to the Dalai Lama on the occasion of his 80th birthday.
Latching onto former TRAI chairman Pradip Baijal's accusations against ex-prime minister Manmohan Singh in connection with the 2G scam case, BJP ministers in the Modi government on Tuesday attacked the erstwhile UPA dispensation, calling it a "coalition in corruption".
CITU leader and MP Tapen Sen today ridiculed former minister Arun Shourie's comments against the NDA government saying he was in the "same page" as Prime Minister Narendra Modi as far as reforms were concerned.
Tamil Nadu BJP on Sunday hit out at former minister Arun Shourie for his remarks against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his government, party president Amit Shah and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley stating it was the voice of a dejected person.
The Congress Party on Saturday sided with former NDA minister Arun Shourie over his remarks about the functioning of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government and said the present government was furthering `unilateralism, autocracy and subjugation of institutional mechanism of governance at the hands of a chosen few`.
Arun Shourie, a BJP minister in the Vajpayee Cabinet, on Friday hit out at the Narendra Modi government, saying its economic policy was "directionless" while the social climate was causing "great anxiety" among the minorities.