Right after a faction of the Congress party demanded that Priyanka Gandhi should get a bigger role in the party, another section of partymen in Allahabad put up posters demanding more powers for Rahul Gandhi.
One of the alleged middlemen in the VVIP chopper scam had asked a contact in India to target UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and the then NSA MK Narayanan to bag the deal, according to a document submitted in Italian court.
Union Minister Oscar Fernandes on Thursday said Rahul Gandhi is Congress candidate for Prime Ministership even as suspense remains on whether the party will formally anoint him as PM nominee for the Lok Sabha polls.
Soon after Union Minister for Transport Road and Highways Oscar Fernandes ` praise of Rahul Gandhi, External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid on Saturday said Rahul Gandhi is the party`s "consensus leader" and there was no confusion in Congress on its Prime Ministerial candidate.
Inflation hits the poor hardest and they are at the receiving end of soaring food prices. We can’t control price rise in general. But, we will ensure that the poor get food grains at a subsidised rate.
Ashutosh Rana took on Union Cabinet Minister for Transport, Road and Highways and talked about the contemporary inflationary phase in our country and the reasons behind it on Bharat Bhagya Vidhata`s show — Nishaane Pe. Fernandes, a vital cog in the UPA II government, talked about the possible strategies and schemes employed by Centre to counter inflation.
Damaged roads in flood-hit Uttarakhand would be fully restored by October this year for which Rs 1,000 crore had been sanctioned from the PM`s relief fund, Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Oscar Fernandes said
Senior Congress leader Oscar Fernandes on Monday justified the deferment by Congress and the government a decision on Telangana statehood issue saying it is "sensitive" and all stakeholders need to be consulted.