PM Modi doesn’t consult his ministers, functions on his own: Rahul Gandhi

Saying that Modi cannot be even called as a "super Prime Minister" anymore, Rahul said people need to find a new word to define him.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: November 21, 2016 1:25 pm
New Delhi: Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi during the Indira Gandhi Centennial Lecture by President Pranab Mukherjee,    organised on the occasion of the birth anniversary of  Former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi,  at Vigyan Bhavan in New Delhi on Saturday.PTI Photo by Manvender Vashist(PTI11_19_2016_000253B) Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi during the Indira Gandhi Centennial Lecture by President Pranab Mukherjee, organised on the occasion of the birth anniversary of Former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, at Vigyan Bhavan in New Delhi on Saturday. (Source: PTI)

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi Monday hit out against the Centre’s move to discontinue old Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes. “Jahan bhi main gaya aaj aur logon se mila, log kasht mein the (Where ever I went today, I saw people suffering),” Rahul said. He claimed that banks are dispensing cash to a select few through backdoor.  “Logon ne kaha wo line mein khade hain, aur bank ke peeche se deal ho rahi hai. Chune hue logon ko cash diya ja raha hai (People standing in queues told me that banks are cutting deals. Only select people are getting cash),” he said.

Taking a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Rahul said:  “Wo (PM Modi) na apne mantriyon se poochte hain, jo mann mein aata hai kar dete hain (He doesn’t take inputs from his ministers, does whatever comes to his mind).”

Saying that Modi cannot be even called as a “super Prime Minister” anymore, Rahul said people need to find a new word to define him. “Aajkal koi naya roop aaya hai, Super Prime Minister bhi nahin keh sakte hain. Define karne ke liye naya shabd nikaalna padega (These days he has taken a new form, can’t even call him a super prime minister. Need to find a new word to define him),” he said.

Speaking on the Indore-Patna Express train tragedy that left over 100 passengers dead, he blamed PM Modi for not raising the issue of track maintainance and safety in his speeches. “PM gave speeches on bullet trains, why didn’t he talk about maintenance of railway tracks and the safety,” he said.

Earlier today, Rahul interacted with people standing in queues outside ATMs. He visited several areas in Delhi to gauge the public mood on the demonetisation move. It was his third visit since old high currency tender was declared illegal on November 8.

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    prakash gotimukul
    Nov 21, 2016 at 8:55 am
    Congress must die for India to progress and family must vanish. India cannot have a joker as leader in opposition. Opposition is an important component of democracy and jokers in opposition are making fun of indian democracy. So congress must die.
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      indian
      Nov 21, 2016 at 1:41 pm
      I'm glad he didn't inform his cabinet on the demonitization drive. That ensured secrecy. Better this PM than the previous one under whose nose, his ministers were looting the country.
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        Chander Pal
        Nov 21, 2016 at 11:48 am
        And UPA PM a respectable economist of world repute had to consult Only the queen or wait for the chits.
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          Dinesh
          Nov 21, 2016 at 8:33 pm
          Rahul have ever worked to earn Money no So for that you should P*** O** to Thailand
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            Ganesh
            Nov 21, 2016 at 3:00 pm
            RAGA means Rashtriya Gadha. For those who don't understand Hindi, it means national donkey.
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              IML sood
              Nov 21, 2016 at 3:04 pm
              Pappu spoke again but as usual rubbish. The matters away from his comprehension need not be talked about as he looks more rather perfect fool when he speaks. Their is already a bigger fool available in political arena, Khujli. Like him whenever these two speaks people get some entertainment as wisdom and maturity remain lacking from these two political jokers.
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                Jayr
                Nov 21, 2016 at 8:00 am
                The Corrupt Mainstream Media, and the Italian mafia Party thieves - who looted the country to the core through mega scams like 2G, Coalgate, CWG, National Herald, Agusta, etc., - are trying their best to sabotage the government move to curb black money. They deliberately spread misinformation ad panic among public.
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                  Harry Achari
                  Nov 21, 2016 at 6:22 pm
                  Dear Rahul, people think you still are not more than a lovely puppy. People are bored to read the news as they see some quotes from you. As long as you don't invest your time (not for betterment of the country) for betterment of your IQ, you better stay away from the politics.
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                    Harry Achari
                    Nov 24, 2016 at 10:31 am
                    That is the curse of Indian democracy. It's noisy and cannot take a decision. It shows that India cannot be a democracy as there are some poeple who misuse freedom like the media does. So we stay as we were during independence. We cannot progress. People should ingnore those politicians and their opportunist and antinational parties.
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                      Kds
                      Nov 21, 2016 at 8:47 am
                      Thank god we have a mature PM who takes his decision on his own unlike baby Rahul,who is still in his adolescence days wondering what to do or what to say.Our PM works when babies sleep in the parliament.Thank you baby Rahul for giving our PM such a compliment.You go to sleep baby.
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                        Michellegt;Vedicgt;human
                        Nov 21, 2016 at 11:03 am
                        Bootlickers of RA-OWL GAA-NDU and SONIA GUNDI,---pee-cheat-ambaram,--man khurr-Sh-it,----man maun Singh-mms,---Kapil baal,-etcetc,---all bunch of CONGIE bonkers.
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                          Michellegt;Vedicgt;human
                          Nov 21, 2016 at 11:18 am
                          Bootlickers of RA-OWL GAA-NDU and SONIA GUNDI,---pee-cheat-ambaram,--man khurr-Sh-it,----man maun Singh-mms,---Kapil baal,-etcetc,---all bunch of CONGIE bonkers..
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                            Michellegt;Vedicgt;human
                            Nov 21, 2016 at 10:41 am
                            Ra-owl GAA-ndu son of Sonia gundi thinks that every party is same where the dynasty looter party wants everybody to work only for one family like the past 70 years.
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                              Indian
                              Nov 22, 2016 at 6:42 am
                              If Modiji needs to find a new word to define him.what about you Rahul where you got the family name of hi ??? Sake of sympathy your anchestors took hi from our father of nation.
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                                Devi Prasad
                                Nov 21, 2016 at 9:09 am
                                Shri Rahul hi's dad late Shri Rajiv hi, as PM is known to have stated that only 16 paise out of one rupee of government expenditure reaches to the citizens.Let the Congress party list out the measures taken to fix the leakage of 84 paise by Congress governments at the Centre and States.
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                                  SubbuI
                                  Nov 21, 2016 at 1:03 pm
                                  WHAT RAHUL HI SAYS IS CORRECT.NALAYAK NMODI IS MORE THAN SUPER PRIME MINISTER HE IS TUGHLAQ AND HITLER COMBINED IN ONE.VINASAK OF INDIA.
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                                    Waqas
                                    Nov 21, 2016 at 3:35 pm
                                    Abey Pappu.. Chup kar.. Hamesha mazak me hi rahega kya? Ab toh serious ban ja yaar.
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                                      adag
                                      Nov 21, 2016 at 9:43 am
                                      I will request PM Modi to please take the opinion of PAPPU. He will go back to Mom who will then go back to some translator and then take advise from five different persons and then they will respond. In their own party and through out the tenure of Congress they have always ruled single handedly. Even today there are no elections with in congress. Who is Shri PAPPU to question Mr. Modi........
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                                        Ajay G
                                        Nov 21, 2016 at 10:43 am
                                        This is nothing short of Indira's way of doing things during emergency. Sanjay hi controlled IandB without the concerned minister knowing what was happening. lt;br/gt; lt;br/gt;Going like this 2019 will be repeat of 1977 !!??
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                                          Kumar
                                          Nov 21, 2016 at 7:52 am
                                          Pappu wants Modi to consult his Brother in law Robert Vadra before taking ant action!lt;br/gt;Pappu better watch cartoons instead of making such stupid base less allegations!
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                                            AKG
                                            Nov 21, 2016 at 2:20 pm
                                            This was told by Arvind Kejriwal to Rahul.....
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