Members from Opposition and treasury benches had a heated exchange of words in Rajya Sabha on Tuesday over Prime Minister Narendra Modi's remarks on foreign soil that he wanted to clean the dirt of 60 years forcing three adjournments in the pre-lunch session.
Congress on Thursday hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his remarks in Canada about the "mess" left behind by others, saying they were in "poor taste" coming on foreign soil and show that he still carries the "hangover of the election campaign".
The Congress on Sunday alleged that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which is a coalition partner of the People's Democratic Party ( PDP) in Jammu and Kashmir, is equally responsible for separatist leader Masarat Alam's release.
Government on Thursday sought to puncture the Congress offensive against the new land bill by citing former Commerce Minister Anand Sharma's strong reservations on the measure in 2012 where he stated that the old bill during UPA will have "adverse" long term implications.
Let the Bill come to the House and then can be debated. First let the bill come and everyone read before this discussion. Don't make speeches without actually reading the law on Land Acquisition Ordinance, said Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.
Narendra Modi's "unhealthy mindset is a matter of national concern", Congress on Tuesday said taking exception to the Prime Minister's projection that he alone has brought recognition to India the world over.
Hitting back at the BJP, Congress on Wednesday said there is "no dilution" of its stand against Pakistan-sponsored terrorism but wanted the Modi government to get its act together in the wake of the terror boat incident.
Congress leader Anand Sharma on Saturday assured the industry that his party is not "anti-reform" amid the ongoing logjam in Parliament at a time when the NDA government is keen to pass economic reform measures like the insurance bill and GST.
Slamming BJP MP Yogi Adityanath's statement on conversion issue, Opposition on Monday said that such remarks spread hatred in the nation and also demanded effective action from Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Congress on Sunday said dismantling Planning Commission will be "unwarranted, shortsighted and dangerous" as it will have long term adverse effect on Centre-state relations and asserted that the plan panel needed "reorientation" and not "political burial".
At a time when the party's political fortunes appear to be sliding, youth leaders of Congress are looking to gain from the experience of its veterans who once wielded command of Youth Congress through a unique interaction here.
Hitting back Finance Minister Arun Jaitley for accusing it of being obstructionist in Parliament, Congress on Sunday said it exposes BJP's "hypocricy and double standards" as the party had frequently "derailed" legislative business while it was in Opposition.
The government on Wednesday rejected as "completely baseless and misleading" the allegations made by senior Congress leader Anand Sharma that the party was denied permission for an event at Vigyan Bhavan on Jawaharlal Nehru's birth anniversary (November 14) though it was "not in use".