While Patra emphasised the country was on its way to becoming a $5 trillion economy, something the prime minister has vowed on several occasions, one question from Vallabh left his BJP counterpart deeply embarrassed.
The article, which is a sharp criticism of Modi's leadership, has been written by Aatish Taseer, who is the son of Indian journalist Tavleen Singh, and late Pakistani politician and businessman Salmaan Taseer.
Robert Vadra, the brother-in-law of Congress chief Rahul Gandhi, was Wednesday questioned by Enforcement Directorate (ED) in its money laundering probe into alleged possession of illegal foreign assets.
Ending years of speculation, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra formally entered politics Wednesday with the Congress appointing her general secretary for Uttar Pradesh East in a move reflecting the party's intent to go full throttle in the state ahead of the general elections.
On October 27, Patra held a press conference by the roadside in MP Nagar area in Bhopal, following which the Congres filed a complaint of violation of the model code of conduct with the Election Commission (EC).
"What Kamal Nath is saying is just an extrapolation of what his party President Rahul Gandhi has said during a meeting with Muslim intellectuals that Congress is indeed a party of the Muslims," BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra said.