Former Union Health Minister and Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Sunday dismissed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's criticism that not much work had been done by the Ministry of Ayush in the past, saying the PM had not done enough research before making such a remark.
The Congress on Friday carried its attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi to a new level saying whatever help was extended to tainted former IPL chief Lalit Modi to stay out of the country and avoid facing enforcement agencies was done with his "consent and knowledge".
The survival of the PDP-BJP coalition government in Jammu and Kashmir is "very difficult" since it is not based on principles and there is no "meeting point", senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad said here on Friday.
Congress on Friday backed the reported controversial remarks of President Pranab Mukherjee on Bofors issue to a Swedish daily and said allegations of kickbacks were levelled by opposition parties to defame the then Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi.
Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Friday said Pakistan needed to be told that friendship, talks and militancy cannot go together, adding that whenever India has tried to be friends with the neighbouring country, it has always back stabbed.
The publication of a map in RSS mouthpiece 'Organiser' depicting a part of Jammu and Kashmir as part of Pakistan, today evoked consternation in Rajya Sabha, with the Opposition asking whether the government approved it.
Government on Wednesday agreed to the opposition's demands of referring the Coal and Mines bill and the Mines and Minerals bill to separate Select Committees that will submit their recommendations by March 18.
Congress on Sunday slammed Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammed Sayeed for his statement that Pakistan and militant groups had made the atmosphere conducive for elections in the state and said BJP should explain the position of its ally.