Cong eyeing president takes on BJP, says Modi will vest all powers in himself, select group of people.
Call it desperation or mere posturing, the Congress party is losing no opportunity to keep the minority vote from shifting to the Aam Admi Party in Lok Sabha polls, following the party’s emergence as the main challenger to the BJP in the assembly elections.
With Rahul Gandhi at the helm, other senior leaders like JP Agarwal, Sajjan Kumar and Jagdish Tytler will prefer to take the backseat for now.
Congress on Sunday accused AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal of betraying people by reversing all developmental works initiated by former CM Sheila Dikshit government and running away to escape "public wrath".
Meanwhile, Congress leader Mukesh Sharma said that the party also demands termination of Bharti's Assembly membership.
Delhi Congress on Sunday accused the Aam Aadmi Party and its chief Arvind Kejriwal of making false promises and claimed that the former Chief Minister quit not on the issue of Jan Lokpal Bill but to pursue his political ambitions at national level.
The Aam Aadmi Party government in Delhi is likely to table the Jan Lokpal bill in the Assembly today despite the Centre raising an objection saying a nod from them is mandatory before passing any legislation.
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Congress leaders said they had no intention of withdrawing support from the AAP government and had in fact voted in favour of the Appropriations Bill.
Congress and BJP today questioned Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) led Delhi Government's "hasty" move to push for passage of Jan Lokpal Bill in the Assembly
Congress, which gives outside support to the AAP government, on Thursday asked Lt Governor Najeeb Jung to direct the police to take action against controversial Law Minister Somnath Bharti for allegedly leading a group of assaulters in a mid-night raid last week.
The Delhi Congress chief is meeting with the Delhi Lieutenant Governor to demand that the police act against AAP's law minister as per law.
Delhi Congress chief Arvinder Singh Lovely tells Firstpost that they're not going to withdraw support to the AAP despite the protest rally in central Delhi.
The Congress party on Thursday condemned the rape of a Danish woman in the national capital saying the AAP government should take immediate action in the case and show sensitivity to the crime.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal may have reversed the previous government's decision to allow foreign direct investment (FDI) in multi-brand retail, but the Congress is not giving up that easily.
"People in this country respect the judiciary the most. Our judiciary is independent and nothing can be more serious than raising questions on it," said Congress Delhi chief Arvinder Singh Lovely.
Lovely said he had written to Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal over the power cuts and had got a reply from him that the discoms were disrupting power supply.
In a letter to Kejriwal, Singh said areas across the city have been facing long hours of power cut and he must look into the issue urgently.
"We will definitely raise our voices if any party tries to settle its political vendetta and does something," Delhi Congress Chief, Arvinder Singh Lovely.
Former minister and sitting MLA Lovely replaces JP Agarwal, who resigned taking "moral responsibility" for the party's worst-ever defeat in the recent Delhi Assembly election.