Both the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress on Monday strongly reacted to possible release of Mumbai attack mastermind Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi, saying it appears that Pakistan is "not prepared to learn any lesson" even after the largescale killing of school children at the hands of terrorists there.
Voices of discomfiture have come to fore in Congress over the remarks of senior leader P Chidambaram that Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi should "speak more" and that even a non-Gandhi family member can be party President someday.
Describing Pakistan People's Party chief Bilawal Bhutto as politically immature, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress on Monday chose not to take his rants on Kashmir seriously and instead advised the Bhutto scion to read the Shimla Agreement before making such statements.
Emphasizing on better disaster management and planning, Congress party leader Rashid Alvi on Tuesday said that the government should ensure that it is better prepared to handle a situation like Cyclone Hudhud in future.
Unfazed by the party's gag order, defiant senior Congress leaders Manish Tewari and senior leader Rashid Alvi on Monday said they would continue to express their viewpoints even while maintaining that it's time to fight communalism and "not fight and humiliate" each other.
Yogi Adityanath's comment on minorities hasn't gone down well with the Opposition parties. Reacting to his remarks, the Congress leader Rashid Alvi said, “We condemn such remarks. These remarks incite communal violence.”
The Congress Wednesday said the Supreme Court's order saying that people in conflict with law should not be made ministers was an indirect advice to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to drop those with criminal background from his government.
Reacting to reports of flood like situation in Bihar, Congress leader Rashid Alvi today said that such a situation arises every year and the government must think of a permanent solution for the issue.
Congress leader Rashid Alvi, on Sunday described the violence in Saharanpur as unfortunate, and also sharpened his attack against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for pushing the state into a vicious cycle of hatred.
Many political leaders on Sunday reacted to the controversial remark made by Congress leader Sanjay Nirupam yesterday wherein he had said that even PM Narendra Modi would have lost, had he contested LS polls on Congress` ticket.
In an unexpected turn of events, recently designated HRD Minister Smriti Irani has found a new supporter in Congress leader Rashid Alvi, who on Wednesday slammed the remarks made on the former`s educational qualification.