Congress-led UPA government had three power centres-- the then prime minister Manmohan Singh, Congress chief Sonia Gandhi and her son Rahul Gandhi, which created confusion and policy paralysis, BJP president Amit Shah said here on Wednesday while launching a tirade against the previous regime.
Days ahead of marking its first year in office, NDA government on Thursday strongly rebutted the opposition's charge that it was "anti-poor" and asserted that the Narendra Modi dispensation believed in growth and social justice and had ended crony capitalism which was "rife" under UPA's tenure.
In an apparent swipe at his predecessor, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Monday said that Indian Navy's ambitious Scorpene submarine project did not meet the timeline due to "lack" of seriousness in its implementation by the previous government.
Terming the recent Rs 2-lakh crore coal auction as a major success, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said the previous UPA government should explain where did the money go when it had allocated 204 mines.
Former CAG Vinod Rai has come out with a stinging criticism of former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh saying integrity is not just financial but intellectual and professional too and claimed that Congress leaders had sought to apply pressure on him to keen the PM's name out of audit reports.
Recalling Goolam E Vahanvati's work during 10 years of UPA rule, Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Thursday condoled the former Attorney General's death and said he has left behind a "rich legacy, both as a lawyer and a fine human being".
The ruling NDA on Tuesday hit out at the previous UPA regime saying it had failed to set up an SIT on black money despite a Supreme Court direction for the same even as it asserted that it will bring out the truth in the matter after acting on it on priority.