Priyanka should play greater role in Cong: Gogoi
As Priyanka Vadra takes on the BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi from her family pocket borough of Rae Bareli, a top Congress leader and Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Thursday said that she should play a “greater role in party affairs” along with her brother and party vice-president Rahul Gandhi.
Is this swarg? Sonia tears into ‘Gujarat model’ in Modi bastion
Congress president Sonia Gandhi tore into “Gujarat model of development” in Narendra Modi’s bastion on Thursday and said the election this time was a fight between ideologies.Criticising the “Gujarat model”, Sonia said at Kheralu, “God, please save the country from such a model.
Congress objects to Modi roadshow on TV
The Congress filed a complaint against the BJP to the Election Commission, saying the telecast of Narendra Modi’s roadshow and filing of nomination in Varanasi on Thursday, even as the sixth phase of polling in 117 constituencies was underway elsewhere in the country was a “flagrant violation” of the model code of conduct.
Valsad cheer for Sonia
Sonia Gandhi would have been reassured on Thursday by the vibes in Valsad as she lashed out at the BJP and Narendra Modi.The party that wins in Valsad forms the government at the Centre, it is said on the basis of past results. If so, the warm reception Sonia received in this seat in south Gujarat could be reason enough to question a “Modi wave”.
Manmohan Singh casts his last vote as Prime Minister
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday said that there is no Modi wave in the country.Singh was speaking after he and his wife, Gursharan Kaur, cast their vote at the Dispur Government Higher Secondary School polling booth in Guwahati, Assam.”The Modi wave is the creation of media. I don’t think the country as a whole is swept by any Modi wave,” Singh told journalists after casting his vote in Guwahati.