"Rahul Gandhi is the one and only leader of the side which seeks to defeat Modi-led alliance. People's polarisation is happening in the country at a very fast pace under Gandhi's leadership," A K Anthony said at a function.
Kummanam said the allegations were "absolutely false and serious in nature" and Antony's attempt was to "violate, healthy and peaceful atmosphere that exists in Kerala so as to create ill will and friction among the voters."
The then Defence Minister A K Antony was satisfied with the CBI investigation and had faith in the Italian judicial system. The then Leader of Opposition in the Upper House, Arun Jaitley, wanted registration of the case, followed by extradition of people from Italy, custodial interrogation and raids.
Top Congress leaders huddled at party chief Sonia Gandhi’s residence to finalise the line of defence and attack in Rajya Sabha on Wednesday. Former defence minister A K Antony is expected to lead the charge.