Downplaying allegations that favours were extended to Congress president Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra in land deals in Haryana, party spokesperson Randeep Surjewala on Monday challenged the NDA government to investigate the matter.
Congress on Friday downplayed reports that "relaxations" were extended to Robert Vadra in a land deal in Haryana and said that a "dead issue" cannot be flogged indefinitely while claiming that similar contentions have been rejected in the past by court.
Congress leader Digvijay Singh on Friday said Robert Vadra was a private citizen who had every right to do any legitimate business he wants, and challenged the BJP to approach court "without any hesitation" on the issue of clearance of land deal by Haryana government.
After Election Commission rejected its complaint against Haryana government on Robert Vadra's land deal, BJP on Thursday charged the Bhupinder Singh Hooda government with not presenting full facts of the case before the poll panel.
Congress Thursday stepped up attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi demanding an "apology" from him as Election Commission ruled that there was no violation of model code of conduct by the Haryana government in clearing the land deal involving Robert Vadra.
The Election Commission Wednesday night ruled that there appears to be no violation of the model code of conduct by Haryana government in clearing the land deal between Robert Vadra and real estate major DLF.
Congress on Tuesday slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi, accusing him of "cheap gimmickry" and "misleading" the nation and the Election Commission over the land deal between Robert Vadra and DLF, minutes after the poll body ruled that there was no violation of the model code of conduct by the Haryana government in clearing the deal.
The Election Commission on Tuesday received a report from the Haryana poll authorities which it had sought to ascertain whether the clearance given by the state government to a land deal between Robert Vadra and real estate firm DLF violates the model code of conduct.
Calling Prime Minister Narendra Modi a "habitual liar", the Congress on Tuesday accused him of trying to "mislead" the people of Haryana and the Election Commission by alleging violations of model code of conduct in the land deal issue involving Robert Vadra.
Retorting to Narendra Modi's demand for appropriate action on a land deal involving Congress president Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra, party leaders Monday asked him to "speak with care" as he is the country's prime minister.
Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Monday said his government has nothing to do with the land deals involving Robert Vadra and those making such allegations can approach the Lokayukta to probe the matter.
Congress on Monday hit back at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for raking up the issue of land deal involving Robert Vadra, saying he seeks to "sensationalise and politicise everything" and accused him of violating Model Code of Conduct by using national broadcaster for connecting with people with 'Mann Ki Baat' on October 3.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today asked the Election Commission to take serious note of Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda clearing the land deal between Robert Vadra and DLF, alleging that it was done hastily as the Congress faced "certain defeat" in the October 15 Haryana Assembly polls.
Unfazed by the Opposition's attacks over allegedly favouring Robert Vadra in land deals, Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Monday took on his detractors wondering why they have not approached the Lokayukta or the courts.
Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has served legal notices against a weekly newspaper and some other media organisations which had published that she and her husband were giving their son up for adoption to her brother Rahul Gandhi.
Amid speculation that he may be shifted to the Centre, whistleblower IAS officer Ashok Khemka, who had sparked a controversy by questioning land deals of Robert Vadra in Haryana, on Tuesday said he has sent a request for central deputation but has not yet got a response.