BJP on Thursday attacked Congress for criticizing its own veteran leader Janardan Dwivedi's "praise" of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and alleged the opposition party was riddled with internal rifts and lack of inner democracy.
Senior Congress leader Janardan Dwivedi on Wedneday stirred a controversy by appearing to be gushing in his praise of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in an interview which he later claimed quoted him out of context.
Stating that the PPP model promoted nothing but "indirect privatisation", senior Congress leader Janardan Dwivedi on Tuesday said that it should be dropped as he charged that it was the manifestation of the same principle which was behind the NDA government's controversial land ordinance.
Controversial figures and former Congress MPs Jagdish Tytler and Sajjan Kumar do not figure on any of the panels set up by the party for polls in Delhi while ex-Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit was named as a member of only one of them.
As differences between the old guard and team Rahul deepens, Congress leader Janardan Dwivedi on Friday said that partymen have been advised to refrain from giving advice to the leadership through media.
Four young Congress secretaries on Thursday met party general secretary Janardan Dwivedi to convey their concerns over senior leaders publicly criticising Rahul Gandhi, who sought to downplay the "tension" saying it will be dealt with.
Coming out against the old guard and in support of Rahul Gandhi, a group of young Congress leaders have decided to write to senior leaders against damaging the party's image and making controversial statements outside party fora.
An organisation should have the ability to listen as well, senior Congress leader Janardan Dwivedi said on Manday at a time when a party leader has gone to the extent of saying that Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi needed to take a break in the wake of the Lok Sabha poll debacle.