His remarks came on the 7th anniversary of the Jan Dhan Yojna which, he claimed, was renaming of UPA's 'savings bank deposit' scheme.
As the stalemate in Parliament continues over the Pegasus surveillance issue, Congress Chief Whip in Rajya Sabha Jairam Ramesh spoke to Outlook about the impasse.
The Congress attacked the government saying that the single-day record spike was a "pre-planned image-booster".
The opposition party said tough questions will be asked from the prime minister if people don't get vaccines, medicines and oxygen.
Questioning the pricing modalities under the Centre’s new Covid-19 vaccine policy, the Congress said the policy was ‘regressive, inequitable and anti-competitive’
On January 31, 2020; the top court had sought the Centre's response on Ramesh's plea, which said that the RTI (Amendment) Act, 2019 "collectively violate" the fundamental right to information of all citizens which is guaranteed under the Constitution.
The Congress leader claimed the Delhi election result was rejection of Amit Shah, who was the chief campaigner of the BJP.
A three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde will hear the pleas along with other pending matters.
Former Union Minister M J Akbar has also been dropped from the reconstituted NMML Society.
Senior leader Jairam Ramesh, in apparent reference to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, asked why the 'chest-beating champion of nationalism', had allowed European leaders to visit Jammu and Kashmir.
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said the reduction in tax rates has been done by promulgating an ordinance to an amendment to the Income Tax Act.
Salman Khurshid's remarks came days after Congress leader Jairam Ramesh said Prime Minister Modi's governance model is not a 'complete negative story' and not recognising his work and demonising him all the time is not going to help.
Accusing Shashi Tharoor of being pro-Modi or pro-Hindutva is almost as ‘blasphemous’ as charging Modi with a pro-Muslim bias.
Tharoor had remarked on the performance of the Modi government after his party colleagues Jairam Ramesh and Abhishek Singhvi had expressed similar sentiments.
The single-judge bench of Justice Sarang Kotwal, hearing the bail plea of Gonsalves and others, also said 'such books' and CDs prima facie indicated they contained some material against the State.
Terming the statements as 'most unfortunate', Moily called for appropriate disciplinary action against Tharoor and Ramesh by the Congress leadership.
Tharoor's tweet has irked many in the grand old party, particularly those in Kerala, from where he is a parliamentarian.
The state chapter of the grand old party will seek an explanation from the Thiruvananthapuram MP on the matter following which the next step will be taken, Kerala Congress president Mullappally Ramachandran said.
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