Congress leader Rajeev Shukla on Wednesday stated that his party`s stand has been vindicated in the VVIP chopper case, following the Italian prosecutors shelving proceedings against Finmeccanica and also criticised the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for insulting Congress leaders unnecessarily.
Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan was on Monday elected to the Executive Committee of the Congress Party in Parliament in polls which saw former Union ministers Kodikunnil Suresh and Rajiv Shukla become secretaries from Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha respectively.
The government on Wednesday rubbished allegations that it was "hobnobbing" with Pakistan over the 26/11 attack issue after it was claimed that BJP leader Sudheendra Kulkarni was engaged in track-II diplomacy.
Mention of monkey menace in the corridors of power and how it can haunt even the high and mighty evoked peals of laughter in the Rajya Sabha Monday, even as a Congress member blamed the simians for mysterious disappearance of files.
Taking a dig at the new government at the Centre, Congress leader Rajiv Shukla today said that within a week`s time Narendra Modi-led regime will extradite underworld don Dawood Ibrahim to India, check inflation and bring fuel prices under control.
Criticising Narendra Modi for not acknowledging his marital status for so long, senior Congress leader Rajiv Shukla on Friday said it is a matter related to the honour of a woman for which the BJP`s prime ministerial candidate owes an explanation to the country, especially women.
The Centre has brought many schemes which have benefited a majority of the people in the country and the UPA government hopes to get dividends of it in the forthcoming general elections, Rajiv Shukla said on Sunday.
Congress retaliated strongly to Bharatiya Janata Party`s prime ministerial candidate Naredra Modi`s remark that the party practices "politics of division and spews poison," Gujarat Congress president Arjun Modhwadia on Sunday said that Modi is mentally retarded and should get his IQ test done.
Hitting back at Narendra Modi for his comments that Congress has given Indian Mujahideen a "free hand" to settle political scores, Union Minister Rajiv Shukla on Saturday said his party has lost several leaders to terrorism, but BJP leaders have never suffered a scratch.