“What do they know of farmers’ distress? Somebody ask Rahul Baba when is Rabi or Kharif crop cultivated. He doesn’t even know this,” Shah said.
Calling demonetisation the world’s biggest scam to convert black money into white, Rahul Gandhi said the exercise took money from farmers, women and deposited it “in pockets of thieves such as Vijay Mallya”.
Rahul Gandhi said Shivraj Singh Chouhan has made 21,000 announcements so far “but nothing happened”.
Rahul Gandhi also promised loan waiver for farmers saying he would not listen to any economist.
Taking to the microblogging site Twitter, Gandhi said: “Happy Birthday to our PM, Narendra Modi ji! Wishing him good health and happiness always.”
The Congress had recently announced that it would turn the state into a hub of religious tourism, develop a purported route taken by Lord Rama on his way to 14 years’ exile and create facilities along the route of Narmada Parikrama.
Hours later, the CBI issued a statement arguing the lookout circular was changed in 2015 because there was no “sufficient grounds to detain and arrest” Mallya then.
The Congress president also alleged that Sharma is Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s “blue-eyed boy” in the CBI.
Arun Jaitley should resign from the government, Congress president Rahul Gandhi said at a press conference today.
In a move arising out of case involving the newspaper, Income Tax department reopens Sonia and Rahul tax assessments for 2011-12. What is the National Herald case, how did it lead to the I-T move?
Congress and other opposition parties latched onto Mallya’s statement to question the government about the circumstances in which the defaulter businessmen fled the country.
“The way these creepers were spreading in the country, the day Narendra Modi took governance in his hands, there has not been a single terrorist incident in the country,” BJYM general secy said.
BJP leader Smriti Irani on Tuesday said the Congress president was quick to hug Prime Minister Narendra Modi but would run a mile when it comes to an income tax officer.
“Yesterday Delhi High Court and Raghuram Rajan presented another example of the corruption saga of Congress leaders mainly, Rahul Gandhi, Sonia Gandhi and Priyanka Vadra,” Smriti Irani said.
The income tax probe against the Congress leaders stems from an investigation into a complaint filed by BJP leader Subramanian Swamy before a trial court in connection with the National Herald case.