Gandhi's attack on the government came a day after India went past Russia to become the third worst-hit nation by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Last week, BJP’s official Twitter handle released a laudatory nine-minute video as a report card of the government -– Modi sarkaar ke 6 saal… bemisaal -- but gave a complete miss to the challenges posed by the novel coronavirus.
The former finance minister says that the country is heading towards another 'listless' year in terms of economic growth
'If one crore comes in a bag of 20 kg, I do not know how many crores we moved,' he said.
Gandhi has described the exercises of the NPR and NRC as 'notebandi no. 2'.
Referring to the reports over the Assam government urging the Centre to scrap the updated NRC in the state, Owaisi mulled what could be the justification for urging the centre to conduct a similar exercise across India.
Those behind the "vicious attack" of note ban are yet to be brought to justice, says the Congress leader.
'Economic disaster started on that day and look where it has reached now. Banks stressed, economy in a complete slump. All affected. From farmers to the young generation to workers to traders, housewives... everyone is affected,' West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee said.
The Future Sentiment Index dropped to an all-time low of 49 in Q3 2019 calendar year.
'There is an unprecedented economic crisis in the country today, because of demonetisation, GST, NPAs (non- performing assets) and crony capitalism of the BJP government,' CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury said.
Gandhi tagged a news report quoting the Comptroller and Auditor General, in its first-ever audit of the Goods and Services Tax, that the government had failed to try out the system before its rollout to the people.
Senior Congress leader and former Finance Minister P Chidambaram also applauded actor Shahrukh Khan for saying that ‘being diverse is a good thing, but being divisive is not'.
The report prepared by Azim Premji University is based on CMIE-CPDX data and says India's unemployed are mostly the youth and that the beginning of the decline in job losses coincided with demonetisation
On November 25, 2016, the exchange of old notes was stopped and the government allowed the use of only old 500 rupee notes at these utilities till December 15, 2016.
Curbing black money was one of the prime objectives of the shock move to junk old Rs 500 and 1,000 notes, which saw 86 per cent of high-value currency going out of circulation.
The statement comes in the wake of two independent members of the NSC, P C Mohanan and J V Meenakshi, quitting the Commission over disagreements with the government on the back-series GDP data
The next meeting of the board is due on January 28, after which the government will file its reply in the Supreme Court.
Cayman Islands are an autonomous British Overseas territory in the western Caribbean Sea, which is considered a tax haven.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses a function to commemorate ‘Samvidhan Divas’, at Parliament, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Manvender Vashist
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