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Senior Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday slammed the Centre for the Union Budget 2021 stating that the budget is for only 1 per cent of the population. Speaking at a media briefing, he said: “I had expected from the budget that government will provide support to 99 per cent of India’s population. But this … Continue reading Budget is for 1% of total population: Rahul Gandhi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday took a dig at the government over recent reforms. The former Congress president’s reaction comes just a day after Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant said that it is difficult to carry out tough reforms in India as there is “too much of democracy”.

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi once again took a jibe at the government on Wednesday over the rising fuel prices in the country. The former Congress president took to Twitter and wrote (in Hindi): “Modi government has ‘unlocked’ the coronavirus pandemic and petrol, diesel prices.” Diesel now costs Rs 79.88 per litre in Delhi as compared … Continue reading Rahul Gandhi slams Centre over fuel price hike

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday said many states were amending labour laws, but the fight against the novel coronavirus pandemic cannot be an excuse to crush workers’ human rights. Gandhi said there cannot be any compromise on the basic principles by allowing unsafe workplaces. “This is a quack remedy like demonetisation,” said Congress leader … Continue reading Covid fight no excuse to exploit workers: Rahul

India needs to be cleverer in lifting the lockdown and open up its economy in a “measured way” soon as it does not have the capacity to support people across the spectrum for too long, former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan said on Thursday. He was deliberating on the economic impact of the COVID-19 in a … Continue reading Economy needs to open in a measured way: Rajan

Former governor of Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Raghuram Rajan on Wednesday in a video chat with Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said that India needs Rs 65,000 crore to help the poor during the coronavirus-led crisis. He further added that the focus of the government should be first on starting people’s lives once it decides … Continue reading Rahul-Raghuram Rajan interaction: Key points

“Provisions are made for NPAs as per the four-year provisioning cycle laid down by the RBI. Upon full provisioning being done, banks write off the fully provided NPA but continue to pursue recovery against the borrower. No loan is waived off,” said finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman rebutting Rahul Gandhi’s claims on banks writing off bad … Continue reading FM rebuts Rahul’s claim, says no loan waived off

Former Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday urged the government to slash the fuel rates as it may “help to boost the stalled economy”. He asked the Centre to bring the petrol prices under the Rs 60-mark amid a plunge in global oil rates.

“Modi’s ‘most extensive’ budget consultation ever, is reserved for crony capitalist friends and the super rich. He has no interest in the views or voices of our farmers, students, youth, women, Govt and PSU employees, small businessmen or middle class tax payers. #SuitBootBudget,” Congress leader Rahul Gandhi tweeted.