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Probe agencies ‘misused’ to extort donations for BJP, SC-monitored probe needed: Congress

NEW DELHI, FEBRUARY 23: The Congress on Friday alleged that probe agencies were "misused" to extort donations for the BJP from private companies and demanded a Supreme Court-monitored probe into the matter. Addressing a press conference, Congress general secretary in-charge communications Jairam Ramesh alleged that at least 30 companies, which donated a total of nearly Rs 335 crore to the BJP between financial years 2018-19 and 2022-23, faced action by Central agencies during that period. Ramesh said Congress general secretary in-charge organisation KC Venugopal on Friday wrote to Finance Minister...
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Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge attacks Modi Govt. for curbing voice of farmers

NEW DELHI, FEBRUARY 13: Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge on Tuesday accused the Modi Government of crushing the voice of farmers after failing to fulfill the promises made to them over 10 years. Kharge's attack against the Government came on a day thousands of farmers called for a Delhi Chalo protest and the capital became a virtual fortress with authorities stopping them entering the city. "Barbed wire, teargas from drones, nails and guns... everything is arranged. The dictatorial Modi Government is trying to curb the voice of farmers", the Congress chief...
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‘Dictator scared again’: Congress after ‘nails placed on path of farmers’ ahead of ‘Delhi Chalo’ march

NEW DELHI FEBRUARY 11: As BJP-led Haryana Government sealed off borders with Punjab in a bid to stop protesting farmers from reaching Delhi, the Opposition Congress has accused the Modi Government of treating the country's food providers like criminals. Sharing a purported video on 'X', Congress said that the Modi Government has placed nails on the path of farmers and treating them like criminals. "Farmers upset with the injustice of Modi Government are coming to Delhi. As soon as the Modi Government got wind of this, nails were placed on...
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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi’s BJNY resumes in Chhattisgarh

RAIGARH, FEBRUARY 11: The Bharat Jodo Nyay Yatra led by Congress leader Rahul Gandhi resumed in Raigarh district of Chhattisgarh on Sunday after a 2-day break. Gandhi offered garland at Mahatma Gandhi's statue at the Gandhi Chowk here and the yatra further proceeded for Kharsia Assembly constituency in the district. A huge crowd of Congress leaders and supporters gathered at the square and followed Gandhi, who was in an open jeep accompanied by State Congress in-charge Sachin Pilot, State party chief Dipak Baij and Leader of Opposition Charan Das Mahant....
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Congress slams Modi Govt.’s ‘white lie paper’ on economy, calls for transparency on key issues

NEW DELHI, FEBRUARY 9: The Congress on Friday alleged that the Modi Government's white paper on the economy was a "white lie paper", and asserted that it should have come out with such a document on issues such as unemployment, demonetisation, border tensions and Manipur. The Government has come out with a white paper criticising the Congress-led UPA rule, saying it had turned the Indian economy into a non-performing one through indiscriminate revenue expenditure, off budget borrowings and pile of bad debts at banks. Asked about the white paper by...
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Congress accuses PM of personal attacks on Jawaharlal Nehru, calls it ‘nonsensical’

NEW DELHI, FEBRUARY 6: The Congress on Tuesday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of suffering from deep insecurities and complexes, saying this makes him "viciously" attack Jawaharlal Nehru. A day after Modi attacked former Prime Ministers Nehru and Indira Gandhi, Congress general secretary Jairam Ramesh said BJP veterans Atal Bihari Vajpayee and Lal Kishan Advani never did this, but PM Modi by doing so is "demeaning" the high office he holds. "The Prime Minister was at his nonsensical worst in the Lok Sabha yesterday and undoubtedly will stage a repeat...
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