Rahul Gandhi is now my boss too, admits Sonia Gandhi

Frederick Owens
February 11, 2018

"We are trying to follow the path shown by him", Modi said amid cheering by ruling party members.

PM takes dig at Renuka for her laughter: PRIME Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday took a dig at Congress member Renuka Chowdhury over her loud laughter at his claim that the idea of Aadhaar was conceptualised during the Atal Behari Vajpayee Government. "We will have to counter that", the three-time Delhi Chief Minister said.

"To claim credit for lowering of prices for gas contract, of course gas prices have gone down".

He also questioned as to why were people paying more for diesel and petrol if their prices went down.

He termed the NPAs a "sin" of the UPA Government and said he was giving its details for the first time as had he spoken earlier, it would have seriously harmed the economy.

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Modi also blamed the former governments under the for not doing enough for the progress of the country, and said India is lagging behind because of them. "I think every nation has its own context, challenges and nature of working". There are some important issues before the country that he is silent on - corruption in the Rafale deal, farmers..., Rahul Gandhi later told media persons in his comment.

The Congress was targeting the NDA government for rising unemployment, Mrs Gandhi said, and added: "Unemployment is staring at our youth".

Attacking the chief minister and playing around with his name, Manik, which means the ruby gemstone, Prime Minister Modi said, "You all should get rid of Manik. You are not to make accusations here". Gandhi took out the hardest of the points to attack the ruling party on issues of the irregularity in Rafale fighter jet deal. He said, the only people who are adversely affected by the implementation of Aadhaar are dishonest, corrupt and middlemen and this is the real reason why it is being opposed. "We had raised the issue of (package to) Andhra Pradesh". Mr Modi questioned why the opposition parties stalled these two bills in the last session. "He spoke about Bengal and Karnataka, but what about his promise of creating 20 million jobs a year".

She said that they unveil new programmes and schemes often and "with the flourish of a magician".

In a hard-hitting speech, the PM said: "How did the Congress act in Kerala, how did they treat the Akali Dal in Punjab, how did they behave in Tamil Nadu?"

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