Communist Party of India leader Atul Anjan alleged that the government is not able to stop black marketing and hoarding because these black marketeers and hoarders supported Bharatiya Janata Party during elections and also financed Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s election campaigns.
The Bharatiya Janata Party-led government has completed one month in office and it seems the country would have to intake more `bitter pills` being offered by Prime Minister Narendra Modi for `acche din` (good days) in future.
Slamming the BJP government at the Centre for steep increase in rail fare and freight, Congress leader Niranjan Patnaik today demanded immediate roll back of the hike as the country is reeling under severe inflationary pressure.
Congress Tuesday attacked Finance Minister Arun Jaitley for attributing rise in inflation partly to hoarding by traders, saying the government was trying to find "excuses for its non-performance" and inability to bring "good days as promised".
President Pranab Mukherjee Monday said corruption will have no place in the government and strict action will be taken against blackmarketeers and hoarders to control prices, while assuring "minimum government with maximum governance".
Attributing the present economic woes to a "decade of jobless growth", Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today underlined the need to contain price rise and hasten economic reforms to boost low-cost manufacturing.
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Sunday said Congress alone could counter the "divisive ideology" of BJP and accused the party of unleashing a misleading propaganda that UPA government had not acted tough to contain corruption and the country`s development suffered in the last 10 years.
AAP National Convener Arvind Kejriwal on Monday said that corruption and inflation are the two major issues facing the country ahead of the Lok Sabha elections and only his party is serious enough to eradicate these problems.