As newly elected Congress president Rahul Gandhi chaired his first Congress Working Committee meeting on Friday, he set the tone for an aggressive campaign against the "Modi model" that will be at the heart of the party's agenda in the run-up to the 2019 elections.
On Thursday, a special CBI court said investigators had failed to prove allegations that 2G or second generation spectrum was allocated out-of-turn at cheaper rates in exchange for bribes when the Congress was in power and DMK's A Raja was telecom minister. "One of the successes that the Congress party can take credit for in Gujarat is the dismantling of the Modi model of development". When assembly or parliament elections will start, I will also show them what a "yatra" is?
The Congress got its highest number of seats in Gujarat assembly polls in the last 27 years but party lost power in Himachal Pradesh. Our party played a very positive role in keeping everybody together. "It was thought that the Congress will not be able to fight the BJP in Gujarat.You saw the results and it has dealt a zabardast jhatka (a massive jolt) to the BJP in Gujarat", Rahul said speaking to the media outside Parliament.
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He was then said to have read out a list of how many immigrants from different countries had received visas so far in 2017. 'It's both sad and telling The New York Times would print the lies of their anonymous " sources " anyway, ' she said.
The Congress on Saturday alleged that the 2G case was a "conspiracy" wherein an entire campaign of "insinuations and calumny" was systematically built to tarnish the UPA government, and sought an apology from the BJP. "Should Modi, Arun Jaitley and other BJP leaders be not held accountable for conspiring with Vinod Rai to malign the Congress?" His mother and predecessor Sonia Gandhi was also present at the meeting taking place here. "All lies, the truth of the 2G is out there now", he told reporters after the meeting.
Whatever Mr Gandhi might say, his party will not return to power as people know its corrupt face, Mr Rao added.