PM Modi’s TRP politics has caused India tremendous damage: Rahul Gandhi

Congress has never given India a PM who was a prisoner of his or her own image: Rahul Gandhi at party MPs' meet

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: December 2, 2016 7:16 pm
Rahul Gandhi, Narendra Modi, Congress, Parliament, Kashmir, Pakistan, TRP, TRP Politics, Congress parliament, congress news, India news, demonetisation, kashmir, kashmir politics, pdp, bjp, india news Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi in Parliament

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi chaired a meeting of his party MPs where he attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for indulging in “TRP politics” and exposing the country to “tremendous damage” as a result of his own “vanity and incompetence.”

Claiming that Congress has never given India a prime minister who based their entire policy-making strategy on TRPs, Rahul said, “Prime Minister Modi is more interested in TRP politics. Congress has never given India a PM who was a prisoner of his or her own image. We never gave India a Prime Minister who by passed the experience of those sitting in institutions. The country has suffered tremendous damage as a result of the vanity and incompetence of our Prime Minister.”

WATCH VIDEO: PM Modi Is More Interested In TRP Politics Rahul Gandhi At Congress Parliamentary Meet

In a scathing attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Rahul criticised govt’s policies towards Pakistan as a “complete failure”. Rahul said the government need to develop a “coherent strategy” to fight cross-border terrorism in Jammu and Kashmir, which has only escalated after India conducted surgical strikes in Pakistan. “Govt has gotten itself into a complete mess with regards to Pakistan. Their policy is a complete failure … It is high time the government develops a coherent strategy,” he said

Rahul further called out the prime minister for the continuing violence in Jammu and Kashmir asking why is Modi silent while “Kashmir burns”. Criticising his policies in the region, Rahul said, “PM Modi will be judged by history as man who gifted massive political space to anti-India forces by creating opportunistic BJP-PDP alliance.”

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At the meeting, the Congress MPs chalked out strategies for the main opposition, which is going full throttle against the demonetisation policy of the Centre and also seeking to corner the ruling party in both Houses. “Results of catastrophic demonetisation will soon be revealed to world. GDP growth will be devastated,” Rahul said during the meet.

Although the parliamentary party meeting is normally chaired by Congress president Sonia Gandhi, party vice president Rahul chaired it for the first time this year in the absence of her mother. Sonia was recently admitted to a Delhi hospital with some ailment.

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    Chander Pal
    Dec 2, 2016 at 9:53 am
    Congi created grounds for black economy to flourish. In 1970-71 Income tax rates for the rich had touched 97.5%. So to earn a net income of Rs 25, one had to sall for him at Rs 10000, earn say Rs 1000, pay 975 as tax and retain 25 as his net income. That was the perfect ground for evading tax. And thus started corruption in income tax department and for black conomy to grow by leaps and bounds
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      MyTake
      Dec 2, 2016 at 9:05 am
      R. E. A. L. L. Y. !!lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;Are you serious?
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        Piyush
        Dec 2, 2016 at 6:29 pm
        RaGa pls also share your views onlt;br/gt; "loot politics" and "policy paralysis"of MMS, lt;br/gt;"shahbano-ram mandir" "IPKF deaths in Lanka" "BoP crisis" politics of rajiv, lt;br/gt;"emergency politics" "bribe in defense deals" "supporting LTTE bhinderewal" of indira, lt;br/gt;and "Kashmir lost" "humiliating defeat by china" "no uniform civil law" politics of jawahar
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          Piyush
          Dec 2, 2016 at 6:25 pm
          RaGa pls also share your views onlt;br/gt; "loot politics" and "policy paralysis"of MMS, lt;br/gt;"shahbano-ram mandir" "IPKF deaths in Lanka" "BoP crisis" politics of rajiv, lt;br/gt;"emergency politics" "bribe in defense deals" "supporting LTTE bhinderewal" of indira, lt;br/gt;and "Kashmir lost" "humiliating defeat by china" "no uniform civil law" politics of jawahar
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            Piyush
            Dec 2, 2016 at 9:33 am
            Pappu can't dance
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              Piyush
              Dec 2, 2016 at 9:14 am
              RaGa pls also share your views on "loot politics" of MMS, "emergency politics" of indira, "shahbano-ram mandir" politics of rajiv, and "Kashmir lost" politics of jawahar.
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                Sachin
                Dec 2, 2016 at 11:17 am
                The more Rahulji talks, the more my confidence on our PM Modi ji increase s.
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                  Vedic_Citizen
                  Dec 2, 2016 at 8:56 am
                  We ate ashamed our opposition team, our kindergarten kids are better disciplined and cab take part in healthy discussions anddebates
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                    Raj Dhulia
                    Dec 2, 2016 at 7:52 am
                    I'm not a fan of Mr. Rahul, but he is true. That Feku has created a mess.
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                      kris
                      Dec 2, 2016 at 2:58 pm
                      so? go cashless
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                        kris
                        Dec 2, 2016 at 2:56 pm
                        yes let us see - and start with what is his qualification for being in post of oppositio
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                          Ajay G
                          Dec 2, 2016 at 11:57 am
                          Looking into arbitrary steps taken by BJP and tendencies to go towards dictatorship, RaGa has come closer to the chair of next PM.
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                            Chand
                            Dec 2, 2016 at 10:32 am
                            Rahul hi seems to forget that UPA had a remote controlled Prime Minister who acted on the dictates of 10 Janpath. As a senior leader of Congress, he should shed his extreme obsession of Narendra Modi and focus on issue based public statements. A style which may suit a media dependent politician like Kejriwal is not fit for a future prime ministerial candidate.
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                              amit
                              Dec 2, 2016 at 8:19 am
                              who is stopping u to use or misuse TV if it is the sole reason being por not in India but world over.do hurry!
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                                Ashok
                                Dec 2, 2016 at 8:57 am
                                Keep your HOUSE clean and then you need to worry for PM'S TRP.
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                                  Toshi
                                  Dec 2, 2016 at 2:46 pm
                                  tanu Write a comment...the present govt doesn't understands governance... in garb of using narratives like patriotism n sacrifice they r making people suffer n this is the field reality!so many poor have lost their lives in hospitals n lines for money?is this patriotism?the ministers should sacrifice themselves y the common man?? former PM of India Mrs Indira hi took a bold decision risked her life but didn't troubled the public..history is fact n can't be changed by present govt..
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                                    Rajesh
                                    Dec 2, 2016 at 11:57 am
                                    Mr.hi when you ll give good certificate to Modi then we ll never vote for him. Thanks to making our believes and conviction true. May God bless you!
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                                      Balasubramanya
                                      Dec 2, 2016 at 8:26 am
                                      Very interesting development Pappu is now talking about policy decisions and it's pro's and cons on Indian economy.
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                                        Balasubramanya
                                        Dec 2, 2016 at 10:45 am
                                        Pappu is totally misfit for politics. Fortunately people have voted out Pappu's party for their mind bungling corruption.
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                                          rajbed
                                          Dec 2, 2016 at 7:40 am
                                          Rahul's paper slip today had new vocabulary in it. It seems he has changed the writer. No doubt Pappu will remain Pappu.
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                                            bimal krishna
                                            Dec 2, 2016 at 11:03 am
                                            And scam politics of Congress forced them out of power.
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