Later in the day, another Maken tweet alleged the BJP government has “performed at an average, one #UTurn every week”.
Ajay Maken hit out at Modi, alleging that he appeared to be serious in ensuring that Adani got the permission and funding for the mining project.
“It is sad that the government, which talked of bringing back black money is rather promoting black money,” said Maken.
P Chidambaram’s son Karti too had ruffled many feathers seeking more autonomy for the Tamil Nadu unit after the party’s split in the state.
Sharad Pawar said significant differences on ‘critical issues’ had forced the NCP to take the ‘bold’ step.
The buzz in the AICC was that the directive was targeted at former Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari and former party spokesperson Rashid Alvi.
Keeping the media at an arm’s length may not always be a wise strategy for the government, the BJP seems to be realising.
Congress leaders Kapil Sibal, Ajay Maken, J P Agrawal, Sandip Dikshit have been called for the feedback.
There are indications that Kharge may not be recognised as the Leader of the Opposition as the Congress does not have the requisite numbers to claim the post.
If anybody is responsible for the debacle, then it is all the seven MPs and myself, said Arvinder Singh Lovely.
Rahul Gandhi visited Badaun in Uttar Pradesh and met family members of the two gang rape victims who were found murdered.
“Extraneous circumstances have been created to deviate my attention from the work I have been given,” said Smriti Irani.
How come Harvard-educated Kapil Sibal failed so miserably at his job? Maken shows us that simply having a university education does not mean one has common sense.
Our Constitution does not underline educational qualification to contest elections, said Puskar.
Sharad Yadav said ‘the pulse of the nation is not known only by formal education and that country is run by understanding people’.