New Delhi: The Trinamool Congress on Thursday accused the central government of crony capitalism and questioned the State Bank of India's grant of a loan to the Adani Group for a mining project in Australia.
Dismissing questions raised by Congress over SBI signing an MoU for extending USD 1 billion loan to Adani Group, Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad today said the state-run bank takes its own commercial decisions and asserted the government had no role in it.
Congress Thursday questioned the decision of State Bank of India to give USD 1 billion loan to Adani group for the development of Carmichael coal mine during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's just concluded visit to Australia.
UNESCO today threatened to list Australia`s Great Barrier Reef as a `World Heritage in Danger` site, for allowing the dumping of up to three million cubic metres of dredged sediment by Indian companies GVK and Adani Group.
UNESCO on Thursday condemned a decision to allow the dumping of dredge waste in Great Barrier Reef waters and recommended the Australian marine park be considered for inclusion on the World Heritage in Danger list.
Stepping up attack on Narendra Modi over his alleged links to Adani Group, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Friday questioned how the business house grew from Rs 3,000 crore to Rs 40,000 crore during Modi`s tenure in Gujarat.
In a strong attack on Adani group perceived to be close to Narendra Modi, Rahul Gandhi said tonight that he had been given land equal to the size of Vadodara at throwaway prices and also the Gujarat coastline of the size of Mumbai coastline.
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal on Monday mocked the BJP over the infighting within the party and said that if its veteran LK Advani wants Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra to listen to him then he should remove the word `v` from his last name.