Congress today took a swipe at the NDA government over its proposed move to give a quiet burial to the UPA dispensation`s controversial move to order a probe into the Snoopgate affair, saying it was "quite natural" after the change of guard at the Centre.
Describing the previous UPA government`s move to order a probe into the `Snoopgate` affair as being politically motivated, newly-appointed Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju today indicated that the decision may be reviewed by the NDA government.
Taking the battle to Narendra Modi`s turf, Rahul Gandhi today took out an impressive roadshow across Varanasi in a show of strength against the BJP`s prime ministerial candidate and accused his party of following a politics "full of anger".
Congress today said the Government dropped its move to name a judge to head the commission set up to probe `snoopgate`, as it did not want to give an impression of political vendetta to go around as suggested by the allies.
The father of the woman, who is at the centre of the Snoopgate scandal in which Narendra Modi and his close aide Amit Shah allegedly played a role, on Tuesday moved the Supreme Court seeking a stay on the Centre`s reported plan to set up a one-judge probe panel.
BJP on Monday said the setting up of a "parallel" Commission to probe the snooping of a woman in Gujarat allegedly at the behest of Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi was a "malafide exercise" and paid a "great tribute" to the judiciary for not cooperating with the move.
The Congress party said there is "no compromise" on going ahead with a probe in the `snoopgate` issue allegedly involving Narendra Modi and alleged that in order to silence the family of the young architect girl, the Gujarat government awarded contracts without floating tenders.
The issue of snoopgate enquiry allegedly involving BJP`s PM candidate Narendra Modi ran into trouble on Sunday with two UPA constituents - NCP and National Conference - opposing the move to appoint a judge in the "dying hours" of the government.
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Sunday termed as "wrong" the Centre`s announcement for setting up a judicial commission to probe the snoopgate issue allegedly involving Narendra Modi.