Dr Singh said the nuclear disarmament goal "seems to be receding" and the Cold War era's "nuclear deterrence theories" are being redefined "by strategic thinkers in a world grappling with the threats of rising nationalism, extremism and terrorism".
In a veiled attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Vaghela accused him of "wasting" public money on the Statue of Unity and for "self-advertisement", and sought Rs 10,000 crore aid for welfare of the OBC community.
Sources said the party’s top leadership has taken a view that the ‘The Accidental Prime Minister’ is a BJP propaganda and should be ignored. The former Prime Minister too refused to react to the contents of the movie.
"The very idea of India revolves around unity in diversity and diversity in unity...India is a multicultural, multilingual, multireligious society...communal harmony is extremely important for citizens," Manmohan Singh said.
"Comparing the value of the rupee against the (US) dollar with Modiji's mother (age) shows his (Babbar) cheap mentality. Since the Congress is losing people's support and losing elections, their leaders are making such comments out of frustration," Vijay Rupani said.