Casting doubt at humongous public gatherings that PM Narendra Modi manages to attract even during his foreign trips, Congress leader and former external affairs minister Salman Khurshid alleged that the prime minister takes people along on his foreign trips to amass crowds and make speeches.
The Congress on Friday stated those not invited to Nehru event should introspect on reasons as to why they have been left out from the invitees list to attend an international event to commemorate the 125th birth anniversary of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru. Among those not invited was the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi.
Reacting to the Centre's affidavit in the Supreme Court naming three persons as black money holders, senior Congress leader and former external affairs minister Salman Khurshid said on Monday cautioned the government against selective disclosure.
Former External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid on Friday said the NDA government should either "scrap" agreements with foreign nations in "national interest" over not disclosing black money details or "apologise" for attacking the previous UPA government which had taken a similar stand.
Criticising the Narendra Modi government's policy towards Pakistan and China, Congress on Sunday said diplomacy is not a "take away joint" and asked the Prime Minister to take the country into confidence before working on any "strategic alliance" with the US.
Taking potshots at the Narendra Modi government over its talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping, the Congress on Friday said good relations are important but not at the cost of "security and dignity".
Questioning the timing of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's statement ahead of his US visit that Indian Muslims will live and die for India, Congress on Friday wondered whether BJP and its other leaders adhere to it.
Louise Khurshid, wife of Congress leader Salman Khurshid, on Wednesday accused the Narendra Modi government of "political vendetta", a day after Union Social Justice Ministry referred a case against her NGO to the Law Ministry for a CBI probe.
The government is planning a CBI enquiry into the functioning of an NGO which took aid in the name of disabled which but was allegedly involved in malpractice, Social Justice Minister Thawar Chand Gehlot said on Tuesday.
Congress on Friday took a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his address to school children noting that teachers should allow students to develop their personalities and not impose theirs own on them.
As a debate continues over comments made about Sonia Gandhi in a new book by Natwar Singh, senior Congress leader Salman Khurshid today said the issue has left an "unpleasant taste" and the former minister has forgotten the "good counsel and guidance" that he himself used to give.