The Narendra Modi-led government in Gujarat would have performed "much better" had it not been for the discrimination meted out by the then Congress-led UPA government at the Centre, BJP said here on Monday.
Reacting strongly to reports which claimed that the forthcoming Gujarat Assembly session would be for merely a single day, Leader of Opposition (LoP) in the Assembly Shankersinh Vaghela alleged here on Thursday that BJP-led government is running away rather than face the House proceedings.
Senior Congress leader Shankersinh Vaghela on Tuesday accused the BJP-led Gujarat government of indulging in "irregularities to the tune of Rs 6,000 crore in power sector" and using that money to fund the party`s campaigns ahead of this year`s Lok Sabha elections.
Inspired by Gujarat government, the Centre has urged all the states to provide 33 per cent reservation for women in their police forces to effectively deal with cases of sexual violence and crime against women.
Congress on Tuesday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of having an "autocratic mindset" whose government has "trampled" upon established constitutional processes in its "vendetta" against former Solicitor General Gopal Subramanium.
Suspended IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt on Friday alleged that Gujarat government, with the indulgence of Justice G T Nanavati inquiry commission, resorted to obfuscation in the matter of providing him with intelligence records related to 2002 riots.
In a surprise move, Gujarat government on Wednesday reinstated suspended IPS officer GL Singhal, an accused in Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case whose recording of phone conversations had brought to light the snooping scandal allegedly involving Narendra Modi aide Amit Shah.
As a parting gift to the cause of girl education in his home state, Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi has donated Rs 21 lakh from his personal savings to create a corpus fund for educating daughters of drivers and peons working with the Gujarat government.
Latching on to a BPL criteria of people earning below Rs 10.80 daily found on a Gujarat government website, Congress today made a stinging attack on Narendra Modi asking him to apologise to the poor for "insulting" and making a "mockery" of them.