Claiming that the Congress was "allergic" to it, a Gujarat minister has said the previous UPA government had a "discriminatory" attitude towards the state which hampered its growth prospects and prevented it from performing better than it had done.
Former external affairs minister and a staunch Congress supporter Natwar Singh on Friday put a stamp over the much talked about `dynastic rule` in the Congress party by saying that there is no `number one, two or three` in the grand old party as the Gandhi family rules it leaving rest of the party leaders at a much lower level.
Natwar Singh, former Congress leader, Friday said that the strong reaction from Sonia Gandhi to his new book, proves that it has touched a "raw nerve" and something has "upset" her so much that she came out.
Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Thursday reacted to former partyman Natwar Singh`s claim that she gave up the prime ministership in 2004 not because of her “inner voice”, but because of strong opposition from her son Rahul Gandhi.
Government on Friday hit back at the opposition parties saying the controversy over promotion of Hindi on social media platform was "wrong and unwarranted" and the circular for giving prominence to the language was issued by the previous UPA dispensation.
The Government on Tuesday raised concerns over delay in starting of Nirbhaya project, aimed at providing speedy assistance to women in distress, and said stakeholders will be consulted for its speedy execution.
The Union Cabinet will consider on Wednesday the scrapping of 30 EGoMs and GoMs set up by the previous UPA government with an intent of giving a formal approval to a decision taken by Prime Minister Narendra Modi last month.
Hitting back at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his remarks on the state of economy that UPA government had left behind, the Congress on Monday cited a Gujarat government survey which had praised India`s economic growth.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday held a marathon meeting with his entire Council of Ministers and is believed to have told them to work for efficient governance and time-bound implementation of the work undertaken by ensuring that the benefits reach the people.
Fate of more than ten Governors, including Karnataka`s H R Bhardwaj and Punjab`s Shivraj V Patil, appointed by the outgoing UPA government hangs in balance with indications that the new dispensation may politely ask them to vacate the Raj Bhavans.