Making a scathing attack on the Congress and Rahul Gandhi for questioning Smriti Irani's educational qualifications, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said the party forgot that a public audit of Gandhi's academic credentials "may leave a lot to be answered" and alleged that the Congress President "got an M.Phil without a Masters degree".
As of now, Prime Minister Narendra Modi appears all set to contest against an interesting array of candidates from Varanasi, when his parliamentary constituency in Uttar Pradesh goes to polls in the last phase on May 19.
National Conference (NC) President Farooq Abdullah on Saturday compared Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Adolf Hitler and alleged that the BJP's "Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas" is in the same lines as the German dictator's aspirations were.
Accusing the Opposition of running a 'rent a cause' campaign against the BJP and Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said with no leader, no grand alliance and no real issue, there weren't many takers for its "failed campaign".
Giving another chance to a poll alliance, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Saturday said it was open for tie-up with the Congress in 18 Lok Sabha seats in Delhi, Haryana and Chandigarh.
Firing a fresh salvo against Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Rafale issue, the Congress today alleged that the reported tax waiver by France to a telecom subsidiary of Anil Ambani's company in 2015 months after India announced the fighter jet deal was due to "blessings" of Modi who had acted as a "middleman" for the businessman.
PM Narendra Modi's Man Friday in 2014 and poll strategist-turned-politician Prashant Kishor is involved in a no-holds-barred battle with Lalu Yadav Parivar over attempts of JD-U and RJD merger. Reacting to Kishore's Tweet attacking Rabri Devi, RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav dared Bihar CM Nitish Kumar to speak on the controversy.
Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati on Friday said the BJP would neither get the votes of Ali nor Bajrang Bali in the Lok Sabha elections.Addressing a joint rally of the BSP-SP-RLD alliance in favour of SP nominee Dharmendra Yadav, Mayawati said: "In the Lok Sabha elections in Uttar Pradesh, Yogi's party will neither get the votes of Ali nor Bajranj Bali, who is associated with my caste."
Reacting to Union minister and senior BJP leader Ashwini Kumar Choubey's 'Ghoonghat' remark, former Bihar CM Rabri Devi tore into Modi minister saying he should first put BJP's Maneka Gandhi, Smriti Irani, Nirmala Sitharaman and Vasundhra Raje in "Ghoongat" before asking her to do so.
France waived taxes worth 143.7 million euros (about Rs 11208700000) to a French-registered telecom subsidiary of Anil Ambani's Reliance Communications in 2015, months after India's announcement of buying 36 Rafale jets, a leading French newspaper Le Monde reported on Saturday.